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15 Data Collection Jobs - Research Assistants - Makerere University School of Public Health

Organization: Makerere University School of Public Health
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Project’s Study Coordinator

About US:
Makerere University School of Public Health is the recipient of a research grant from the Bloomberg Philanthropies through the CDC Foundation. With this grant, the Trauma, Injury, and Disability team will conduct research titled "Understanding and Preventing Drowning in Uganda.’’ The Drowning and Injury Prevention project aims to improve understanding of the types and circumstances of drowning in Sub-Saharan Africa in order to develop, inform, and implement drowning prevention programs/policies/plans to mitigate drowning risks and save lives. The focus of this initial proposed project is to understand the circumstances of drowning incidences in Uganda.

Job Summary:  The Research Assistants will assist in conducting research including data collection, compilation and digitization, under the direction of the Study Coordinator.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Assist in the development of data collection schedules, contact data collection sites and introduce and explain study objectives.
  • Participate in data management related trainings
  • Participate in the design of data collection tools
  • Travel to field sites to collect and record data as appropriate to the specific objectives of the study.
  • Ensure the completeness and accuracy of all data collected.
  • Handle confidential and sensitive data with integrity
  • Undertake other duties as assigned from time to time

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree in health/biomedical sciences, computer sciences or social sciences from a recognized university
  • One year of experience in data collection in a reputable research project.
  • Experience in collection of both quantitative and qualitative data
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong and good communication skills
  • Experience working with diverse sectors.
  • Experience in mobile data collection
  • Competence in use of open data kit (ODK)

How to Apply:
Applications should be addressed to: The Dean, Makerere University School of Public Health, Makerere University, P.O. Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda. The application must provide names and contacts of two referees, and the applicant’s own phone contacts together with a detailed curriculum vita. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Deadline: 17th August 2018

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No Experience Field Facilitator NGO Jobs - Tutapona

Job Title:    Field Facilitator
Organisation: Tutapona
Duty Station: Uganda

About US:
Tutapona is an international organization committed to addressing the pain and trauma associated with war and violence. We have taken rehabilitation services to the most severely traumatized individuals in the heart of war zones. We take the love of Jesus Christ through trauma rehabilitation to victims of rape, mutilation, abduction, former child soldiers, and anyone affected by the horror of war. We train leaders on the ground in local regions affected by war and develop local teams of indigenous workers to carry on the effort within their own culture. We partner with local churches & organizations to bring healing to as many people as possible.

Job Summary:    The Field Facilitator will provide group trauma rehabilitation programs, one-on-one support sessions, and outreach activities aimed at decreasing symptoms of emotional trauma; as well as increasing reconciliation and forgiveness for war affected children and adults.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Field Facilitator job must have experience and Training in          Mental Health or Counseling.
  • Multiple Languages and experience in translation.
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Public Speaking or Teaching
  • Knowledge of NGO Sector
  • The ideal candidate will demonstrate compassion, patience, as well as strong social and communication skills.
  • Be a "people person" who is able to mobilize and engage community members in and surrounding refugee settlements.
  • Possess strong analytical and reasoning skills to apply theories to practical applications and strong written communication skills to document work and the stories of beneficiaries.
  • This position requires commitment to, understanding of, and compliance with Tutapona’s Mission, Vision, and Faith position.
  • Practice must be in accordance with professional international standards for conduct in the mental health setting.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their cover letters and updated CV to with updated CVs of at most 2 pages. 

Deadline: 17th August 2018       

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Protection Officer - Community Services NGO Job Opportunities - Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Organisation: Danish Refugee Council (DRC)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Team Leader - Protection

About US:
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a private, independent, humanitarian organization working on all aspects of the refugee cause in more than 36 countries throughout the world. The aim of DRC is to protect refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) against persecution and to promote durable solutions to the problems of forced migration, on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights. DRC works in accordance with the UN Conventions on Refugees and the Code of Conduct for the ICRC and NGOs in Disaster Relief.

Job Summary:  The Protection Officer - Community Services will manage the implementation and monitoring of the activities of the community services sub sector in line with DRC Goal, and Values

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Actively contribute to the development of advocacy points based on assessment of situation and risks related to PSNs & EVIs.
  • Work closely with the other programme components to maximize programme output and impact
  • Assist in organizing and delivering protection trainings and promoting the refugee laws on the rights of vulnerable persons.
  • Provide technical and programmatic leadership to community-based mechanisms in Kyaka operational area as needed
  • Overs see the protection assessment and verification exercise for PSNs and ongoing risks analysis to design adequate responses.
  • Promote and support Youth initiatives for their development aspirations
  • Maintain close contacts with local authorities and RWCs in the refugee settlement; provide capacity building, meetings to improve community-based protection in the settlement.
  • Monitoring and guiding sector effective & timely implementations and coordination of activities.
  • Support in budget monitoring for the community services sub sector.
  • Develop work plans, budget proposals for the sector.
  • Advocate for the refugee services/ support at inter-partner and multisector level.
  • Support systems and operational procedures of home and out of home care programs of PSNs, and Elderly.
  • Support innovative problem solving of strategy development to address complex issues relating to self-reliance and wellbeing of the community.
  • Writing sector reports (internal and external basing on donor specification
  • Support the Protection and Community Service coordinator to monitor financial commitments and expenditures against budgets and provide timely feedback on budget follow ups.
  • Plan and coordinate proactively logistics and movements of staff from and to different zones

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Danish Refugee Council Protection Officer - Community Services job placement should hold a University degree in social sciences, guidance and counselling or relevant fields.
  • At least three (3) years’ experience working with vulnerable communities, basic needs and protection programming experience, and/or advocacy programs.
  • Solid skills in Assessments, supervisory skills, team player, community Mobilization, and report writing
  • Good Proposal writing skills
  • Training in Protection Community Services.
  • Experience in protection interventions in line with Refugees operation with PSN assistance.
  • Experience of working with UN or NonGovernmental organizations.
  • Proficiency in English (written and spoken) is essential.
  • Good communication skills and ability to conduct training and awareness
  • Computer skills in MS packages: Excel, Word, Outlook mail
  • Good self-organization and basic management skills.

How to Apply:
Applications should be in English and include the following:
  • A cover letter (1 page) in which you explain why you are interested in the position and how you meet the qualities and qualifications criteria and salary expectations.
  • Concise and accurate CV (maximum 3 pages). The CV should include information about your qualification, relevant training courses, Work experience, name and contact details of 3 relevant references.

Please send your Cover letter, CV and Academic certificates by email to Please clearly indicating position name in the subject line.

Deadline: 23rd August 2018 by 5:00 pm

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Senior Programme Officer – Monitoring and Evaluation Non-profit Careers - National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda (NUDIPU)

Organization: National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda (NUDIPU)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Programme Manager Knowledge Management

About US:
The National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda (NUDIPU) is an umbrella organization promoting the rights of Persons with disabilities in Uganda with the vision of having ‘Dignity for every person with disability.’ NUDIPU exists to advocate for the rights of PWDs in a unified voice for improved livelihoods.

Job Summary:   The Senior Programme Officer Monitoring and Evaluation will manage a robust M&E function / system for the organization and the M&E of the respective projects for timely, quality reporting and learning. The senior programme officer Monitoring and Evaluation will be responsible for monitoring and ensure that organizational activities and results are achieved in a cost effective and timely manner. S/he will be responsible for designing and implementing the M&E framework and activities of the projects, assist the Programme staff in preparing reports on regular basis. S/he will also support resource mobilization function. This job will belong to the Knowledge Management Programme.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Programme Planning, development and implementation 
  • Actively participate in the design, development and implementation of NUDIPU's programmes /projects including initiating new ideas and concepts.
  • Ensure the incorporation of appropriate M&E as well as Knowledge Management components and resources in the respective programmes and projects.
  • Coordinate baseline studies and generally ensure that the design of NUDIPU's programmes are based on a sound evidence base.
  • Support the NUDIPU programme team in ensuring that organizational interventions are implemented in a result/outcome oriented manner.
  • Participate in review of the Strategic plan to ensure continued relevance in a changing environment.
  • Participate in raising of resources to build NUDIPU reserves.
  • Carry out research in relevant pertinent issues to build a body of knowledge and influence change at various levels.
Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Develop a comprehensive M&E framework that is aligned to the strategic Plan of NUDIPU including appropriate quality standards and indicators.
  • Develop project and programme specific M&E frameworks.
  • Design and operationalize an appropriate data and information management system to support the M&E function in the organization.
  • Develop, pre-test and disseminate appropriate tools for data collection across the various projects and programmes of the organization.
  • Build the capacity of all programme staff in M&E and support them in rolling out the M&E function of their respective programmes.
  • Provide technical advice and follow up with programme implementers to ensure compliance with the M&E needs of the organization.
  • Organize and undertake periodic monitoring visits across programmes to ensure compliance with programming quality standards.
  • Coordinate the timely collection of good quality ME data, analyze and prepare appropriate M&E reports for the various projects and programmes to meet internal organizational and donor needs.
  • Coordinate periodic (mid-term and end of term) project/programme reviews and evaluations and ensure that they are undertaken in a timely manner.
Learning and knowledge management
  • Organize reflection and learning fora to enable staff to share experiences from programme implementation and draw lessons from successes and failures.
  • Ensure ongoing documentation, codification and sharing of good practices.
  • Support the management team to ensure that the evidence and learning from programme implementation, informs decision making and ongoing improvement of organizational programming practices.
Members’ M&E Capacity Building
  • Identify the capacity development needs of member organizations (DUs & DPOs) in the area of M&E as well as Knowledge Management.
  • Plan and execute capacity building interventions and activities (trainings, learning visits, technical backstopping and mentorships) for member organizations and other partners in the areas of Monitoring, Evaluation and knowledge management.
Resource Mobilization and Grant Management
  • Develop a resource mobilization strategy in liaison with the HoP and Knowledge Management Manager.
  • Spearhead proposal writing and support proposal development process for other programme areas within NUDIPU.
  • Represent NUDIPU at other forums (including donor meetings) as required by the ED and HoP
  • Participate in the technical aspects for project proposal development process for the KM department.
  • Facilitate donor visits and assessments as and when necessary.
  • Support Officers to prepare narrative donor reports.
Other tasks and Responsibilities
  • Participate in the organization's key events and represent the organization in relevant fora.
  • Provide technical guidance, couching and mentoring to staff and volunteers.
  • Support and participate in other programme area activities when required.
  • Ensure that resources under his/her care are properly deployed and utilized.
  • Ensure vulnerable people (aged, youth, women & children) participate in NUDIPU activities.
  • Undertake all necessary actions to protect and promote the image and brand of NUDIPU.
  • Carry out own administrative functions including timely filing and the use of Word for the production of own correspondences and reports.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Development Studies, Management Information System or any other relevant degree. A post graduate training in Project Management including M&E is a Must.
  • Three years of experience in the design and implementation of M&E systems.
  • Skills in project Monitoring and Evaluation and knowledge in data analysis tools. Set up an M&E system, Project development and proposal writing, and implementation of development- type projects.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of human rights and disability issues.
  • Multi-tasking, attention to detail, critical reasoning and problem solving, ability to work under pressure in a complex organization proactive and very flexible.
  • Communication and interpersonal relationship
  • Capacity to understand and analyse national, regional, and local politics, ability to understand new issues.
  • Creativity and analytical capacity to design and implement grants with the interface between government and communities.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should submit their capability statements, CVs and two professional referees to the “Executive Director” either via post to: NUDIPU, P.O. Box 8567 Kampala OR Physically to NUDIPU offices on Plot 530, Bukoto-Kisaasi Road,

NB: Applicants are advised to clearly mark the application envelopes by indicating the position applied for.

Deadline: 17th August 2018

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Project Manager - Global Fund Grant Careers - World Vision International

Job Title:        Project Manager - Global Fund
Organisation: World Vision International
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Associate Director Health

About US:
World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”

About Project:
World vision Uganda in collaboration with TASO Uganda will implement a global fund HIV grant for 3 years to:
  • Improve awareness, access to information and knowledge about HIV/AIDS prevention, SRH and rights among AGYW
  • Reduce the effect of social-cultural gender and other drivers of the HIV epidemic among AGYW
  • Support community systems and structures to enable better HIV services delivery and elimination stigma and discrimination.
The project will be implemented in 16 districts of Tororo, Mbale, Bukwo, Apac, Dokolo, Kitgum, Amolatar, Amuru, Pader, Lamwo, Kole, Otuke, Alebtong, Kaberamaido, Serere and Soroti.

Job Summary:  The Project Manager - Global Fund will provide leadership in all aspects of strategic planning and follow through the implementation of agreed upon Global fund HIV grant strategies and maximum integration of synergies as project is implemented. The incumbent will ensure the quality of the project implementation is in line with Word Vision, Uganda’s, Ministry of health and donor Policies/guidelines.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Project management and Coordination:
  • Identify and build strategic networks with other actors to support the district in implementation of the HIV grant strategies including PMTCT, Prevention programs for adolescents and youth, in and out of school, Programs to reduce human rights-related barriers to HIV services and Community responses and systems.
  • Initiate and work with line WV staff and district partners to technically interpret the HIV grant technical approaches included in the proposal to facilitate implementation of key activities in the project work plan.
  • Work with the WV Health technical specialists, MoH and donor technical persons to define areas of HIV programing and facilitate their integration in the intervention project sites.
  • Provide technical guidance and monitor implementation of HIV grant activities including but not limited to: PMTCT, Prevention programs for adolescents and youth, in and out of school, Programs to reduce human rights-related barriers to HIV services and Community responses and systems.
  • Assist the field teams and stakeholders (communities, CBO’s, NGO’s civil society and district officials) to constantly understand and articulate HIV project strategies.
Project documentation, monitoring and evaluation
  • Conduct support supervision and provide technical assistance to staff and districts implementing the HIV grant activities.
  • Ensure World Vision’s institutional learning and experiences in Health and nutrition technical program feed into the HIV project development.
  • Conduct regular field monitoring visits every month together with Project Officers
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual work plans and submit them to the supervisor
  • Prepare Monthly, quarterly & Annual reports for submission to the WV and the donor
  • Conduct quality checks of all the monitoring data and ensure filling and entry into specific database.
  • Document lessons learned, promising practices and case studies from the HIV project.
Finance management
  • Manage project finances and assets in line with WV and donor policies
  • Budget management and control
  • Support Partners and Sub Grantees to adhere to WV finance and Asset Management policies.
Performance management and supervision
  • Building of staff capacity to deliver for Project goals.
  • Manage the performance and discipline of project teams and stakeholders.
  • Manage wellbeing of staff to ensure a motivated team to deliver on the Project goals (e.g. leave, contracts and wellness of staff)
Networking and collaboration
  • Identify and build strategic linkages, relations, collaborations and networks with actors to support districts in planning and implementation of HIV grant strategies
  • Effectively engage and Network with MoH and District authorities and local government structures and any other agencies to promote ownership and Sustainability of Interventions.
  • Actively participate in relevant external engagements

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the World Vision Project Manager - Global Fund job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Medicine, Nursing, Public health, Nutrition, social sciences or any related discipline.
  • Master’s Degree in Public Health is an added advantage
  • Five years of practical experience in Public health including PMTCT, Prevention programs for adolescents and youth, in and out of school, Programs to reduce human rights-related barriers to HIV services and Community responses and systems with a reputable organization
  • Three years’ experience in program planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Experience in working with the Ministry of Health, district health teams and HIV CSOs
  • Experience in working with communities
  • Strong budget management skills
  • Good computer knowledge and skills
  • Strong networking and collaboration skills
  • Good communication skills

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.

Please follow instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s e-recruitment portal.  Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 19th August 2018

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