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Monitoring and Evaluation Officer NGO Jobs - Platform for Labour Action (PLA)


Organisation: Platform for Labour Action (PLA)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Executive Director

About US:
Platform for Labour Action (PLA) is a national human rights civil society organization that was founded in 2000. PLA focuses on human rights and seeks to promote and protect the rights of the vulnerable and marginalised workers through empowerment of communities and the individual. Our target population include children in exploitative forms of work, children at risk of exploitation, informal sector workers infected and affected by HIV/AIDS, women and youth and workers earning below Ushs. 300,000/-  per month.

Job Summary: The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will be responsible for designing, implementing and coordination of the Monitoring and evaluation systems and functions of PLA. Provides overall technical guidance in monitoring and evaluation systems, management, training, coaching, and mentoring key internal staff and external stakeholders in monitoring and evaluation.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Take lead in designing and maintaining of PLA’s Monitoring and Evaluation framework

  • Support development of program and project Log frames and theories of change.
  • Assist in developing & maintaining program & project strategic designs & documents.
  • Ensure and assist design, development of Implementation, Monitoring & Evaluation plans.
Take lead in designing and maintaining PLA’s Information Management System:
  • Review and validate all internal and external M&E information and reports.
  • Monitor work plan progress & ensure that activities are implemented as planned
  • Ensure timely design of Monitoring & Evaluation tools for PLA’s Programs & projects.
  • Ensure timely collection, analysis and utilization of M&E related Information.
  • Ensure timely development of PLA’s quarterly & annual reports, & quarterly newsletter.
  • Ensure timely reporting of program & project progress, and lessons to key stakeholders.
Take lead in maintaining monitoring and Evaluation information use and dissemination
  • Ensure timely collection, analysis and utilization of M&E related Information.
Take lead in organizing and implementing Monitoring and Evaluation activities of PLA
  • Take lead in undertaking situational and stakeholder analysis, reviews, baseline studies, monitoring, evaluation & Impact assessments for PLA’s programs & projects.
  • Ensures feedback of M&E results to decision making processes in PLA at policy, program and project levels, and ensure follow up on all matters which require decisions and corrective
Build capacity of staff in developing, using and maintaining Monitoring and Evaluation systems by providing coaching and mentoring; and also recommend suitable training
  • Conduct training sessions for staff on key areas of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning.
  • Take lead in preparing draft strategic work plans and annual work programs.
  • Prepare and propose resource needs for PLA’s M&E needs.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Political science, Law, Development studies and Postgraduate in Monitoring and Evaluation. A Master’s degree training a plus.
  • A minimum of three years of work experience with vulnerable groups (preferable with NGO) in areas of community empowerment, human rights, and development work.
  • A good understanding of development in Uganda and at the international level.
  • Sufficient understanding of issues of vulnerable and marginalized groups and delivery of quality services.
  • Good programming, computer skills, good written and oral communication.
  • Willingness to work at both national (policy) and grassroots level with vulnerable groups.
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision as part of a multi-cultural and multidisciplinary team.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong teamwork, flexibility, innovation and leadership skills
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Ability to analyse problems and make strategic decisions
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Passion, enthusiasm and interest in PLA’s mission, honest and trustworthy, willing to engage and support other programs
  • Previous experience managing and improving an organization’s brand image
  • Attention to detail and an ability to look at written materials from multiple stakeholder perspectives
  • Excellent computer skills, with advance word processing and formatting experience
  • Excellent time and project management skills with an attention to meeting deadlines; able to manage team toward deadlines as well
  • Interest in and knowledge of labour related issues
  • Understanding of Human Rights issues particularly those related to vulnerable marginalised workers.
  • Experience working in a youthful, multicultural environment and volunteering
  • The individuals must be result oriented, highly self-motivated, hardworking, have demonstrated analytical skills and be comfortable with a rapidly changing environment. Must exhibit professionalism, sense of good judgment and meet the needs of the position from time to time.

How to Apply: 
Application letter indicating minimum and maximum salary along with detailed curriculum vita, two letters of reference, and copies of relevant certificates sent to:

The Executive Director,
P.O. Box 9714 Kampala. Uganda

Email to: info@pla-uganda.org


Deadline: 31st May 2018

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Peer Therapy Group (PTG) Program Supervisor US Non-profit Careers - StrongMinds


Organisation: StrongMinds Uganda (SMU)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Program Manager

About US:
StrongMinds Uganda (SMU) is a national not-for-profit NGO affiliated to StrongMinds US. StrongMinds is a young dynamic rapidly growing organization whose focus is to “Treat Depression at Scale in Africa “one of the silent killers. Since inception about two and half years ago, SMU has treated well over 7,000 patients. In pursuit of its goal and 2017 annual objectives and impact, SMU is doubling the size of its Uganda based work-force.

Job Summary: The Peer Therapy Group (PTG) Program Supervisor will oversee the overall strategic direction, coordination and administration of all aspects of the PTG Program within SMU. The PTG Program is a core program that uses volunteer-led talk therapy groups to ensure that the greatest number of people are depression-free across Uganda. Currently the PTG Program supports 500 volunteers with this number expanding year- on-year. A key results-driven strategic leader, this role will oversee the scale-up, replication, and expansion of the PTG model, whilst driving consistently high depression-free rates among clients served through the program. In partnership with the Executive Director and the Program Manager, the PTG Program Supervisor oversees the coordination and administration of all aspects of the ongoing PTG program including planning, organizing, leading, and controlling program activities, leading matters of quality, utilization, training, patient safety, program management, and clinical effectiveness. He or she is expected to be the banner carrier for the PTG program within the programs team - ensuring that PTG is successful and a leading program within StrongMinds Uganda and working with colleagues from other programs (including the staff-led therapy sessions, and the volunteer pairing program) to ensure that PTG is independently successful and streamlined effectively within all other components of StrongMinds work in communities.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The Peer Therapy Group (PTG) Program Supervisor must hold a bachelor’s degree in Community Psychology; Social Work and Social Administration; Social Sciences; Nursing or any relevant health or social work qualification.
  • Five years of experience in program management and/or coordination, including proven experience of overseeing results-driven development programs
  • Strong partnership development and networking skills
  • Excellent numeracy skills with strong experience in budget management
  • Excellent understanding of project cycle management
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Experience of overseeing and implementing monitoring, evaluation and reporting processes
  • Strategic leadership: experience of successfully growing a program to expand its outreach, impact and effectiveness.
  • Experience of donor management and reporting (preferred)
  • Ability to lead, inspire and develop a talented team, including experience of managing junior staff/volunteers with limited experience
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to make sound operational decisions
  • Strong team player able to work under own initiative
  • Willingness to regularly travel to rural areas as required
  • A strong personal commitment to the values of StrongMinds Uganda
  • Expertise in volunteer management
  • Proven facilitation and training skills for a low literacy audience.
  • Knowledge of client groups and/or issues related to the program area – especially psychotherapy or counseling
  • Proficiency in the use of computers for word processing, databases, spreadsheets, E-mail and the internet
  • Language: English and Luganda.   Languages will be tested during interviews.
  • Ability and willingness to undertake physical movements between and within communities mostly by public means.

How to Apply:
All candidates should send a sample of their technological portfolios, short cover letter and detailed CV to info@strongminds.org

Deadline: 1st June 2018 

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Entry Level English for Adult Team Leader Job Placement - Refugee Law Project (RLP)


Job Title:         English for Adult Team Leader
Organization: Refugee Law Project (RLP)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Field Office Coordinator

About US:
The Refugee Law Project (RLP) is an outreach project of the School of Law, Makerere University. Our Mission is to empower asylum seekers, refugees, deportees, IDPs and host communities to enjoy their human rights and lead dignified lives. Refugee Law Project’s work is currently structured in five thematic areas: Access to Justice; Conflict, Transitional Justice & Governance (CTJ&G), Gender & Sexuality; Mental Health & Psychosocial Wellbeing; and Media for Social Change.

Job Summary: The English for Adult Team Leader is mainly responsible for rolling out RLP’s existing English For Adults programme to non-English speaking refugees and other victims of forced migration to enable them advocate for their human rights and access services.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Recruit refugees to the EFA programme in her/his area of operation
  • Develop and prepare lesson plans for the class assigned to fit within the specified period of study (term)
  • Oversee the teaching of adult learners’ functional English and practical skills to help them in running their day to day affairs
  • Guide the EFA Facilitator in executing assignments to learners in time and making sure that the given assignments are marked and results handed over to the learners on time
  • Coordinate with class leaders in respective classes to ensure that classes are run in a systematic manner and order
  • Maintain an up-to-date register for EFA students
  • Develop training curricula, instructor manuals, learner guides, and other materials, and/or utilize purchased training programs that meet identified learning goals
  • Organise debates for the learners to help them develop confidence in the language taught though educational arguments
  • Collaborate with other EFA Coordinators in curriculum development
  • Conduct and mobilize communities for community policing meetings
  • Ensure that class are run and maintained in a clean and professional classroom environment
  • Manage the arrangement and organization of materials to be used in community policing as well as police trainings
  • Ensure that all EFA materials are filed in an easily accessible way
  • Ensure that all information disseminated to learners is given in proper manner and in the languages understood by the learners.
  • Attend in-house and out of office meetings/workshops whenever requested and represent RLP in a professional manner.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Refugee Law Project (RLP) English for Adult Team Leader job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Adult and Community Education, Education
  • At least two years’ experience in facilitating professional adult learning
  • Demonstrated experience managing other facilitators
  • Strong classroom management skills
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Knowledge of adult learner and alternative educational methods and have the ability to apply these methods for adult, at-risk teens and multi-cultural forced migrants
  • Ability to facilitate classes of diverse abilities and backgrounds and overcome barriers to success in a multi-level class
  • Ability to build a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of students.
  • Ability to relate well to different groups of learners of different ages and ability levels.
  • Must be computer literate. Ability to use a variety of audio -visual equipment
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and through correct written grammar and usage.
  • Must have strong desire to work with people from a broad range of backgrounds, and deep understanding of forced migration issues
  • Team-player who can collaborate with colleagues
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Enthusiasm for the subject material that will foster a love of learning by students.
  • Self-motivated, versatile and adaptable to different cultures and people

How to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join the Refugee Law Project (RLP) in this capacity are encouraged to send a motivation letter and curriculum vitae electronically to: recruitment@refugeelawproject.org

NB: The position applied for MUST be indicated in the subject line of the email. Copies of certificates should not be attached, but will be requested for from short-listed candidates only.

Deadline: 1st June 2018 by 5.00pm

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Fresher Livelihoods Assistant Non-profit Jobs - Danish Refugee Council (DRC)


Job Title:     Livelihoods Assistant
Organisation: Danish Refugee Council (DRC)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Livelihoods Team Leader

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 Livelihoods Assistant will be providing support to the implementation of DRC Program. The job is field based with frequent movement within the project Area.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Coordination / Representation
  • Build relationships with a range of stakeholders in Local Governments, Private Sector and CSOs in order to facilitate the development of economic opportunities and increased incomes for the targeted beneficiaries.
Project implementation and reporting
  • Actively contribute in the development of Project Plans/Budgets and Livelihood funding proposals.
  • Promote Environment and Gender-Sensitive Livelihoods programming.
  • Ensure efficient and Effective program implementation.
  • Assist in meetings and trainings with stake holders and target groups within the settlement.
  • Regular data collection and monitoring and evaluation of program activities as directed by the Livelihood Officer.
  • Implementation of livelihood activities for PSN’s and other needs identification exercise and follow up.
  • Contribute to the central objective of Achieving the key Project Objective of enhancing Self Reliance.
  • Participate in the Program operational and long term planning.
  • Participate in Farmers capacity building trainings.
  • Mobilization of Farmer groups,
  • Link farmers with potential market opportunities.
  • Organizing farmers’ field days/exchange visits.
  • Setting technical demonstration plots (TDS) for farmers.
  • Manages the day-to-day livelihood activities, including activity finances while bearing in mind DRC’s/Donor financial regulations.
  • With support from his/her Supervisor, draw work plans/Budgets.
  • Monitor and document DRC’s livelihood activities.
Staff development and management
  • Manage field based staff, volunteers, and community participants.
  • Uphold DRC’s international code of conduct.
  • Any other duty as may be assigned from time to time.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Livelihoods Assistant job placement must have two years of experience working with community development and livelihoods, preferably in a refugee setting
  • Proven experience in cash based programming
  • Ability to speak local languages
  • Proven experience managing community dialogues and working directly with beneficiaries

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications with the following documents to the E-mail address below;
  • 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
  • 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.

E-mail your cover letter, updated CV and academic credentials to: administrator@drcuganda.org

Deadline: 28th May 2018 by 5:00 PM

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Project Manager - Girls’ Advocacy Alliance Non-profit Jobs - Plan International

Organisation: Plan International
Project Name: Girls’ Advocacy Alliance
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: National Programme Manager – Child Protection

About US:
Plan International was founded over 75 years ago and is one of the oldest and largest children’s development organizations (non-profit / INGOs) in the world. We work in 50 developing countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas to promote child rights and lift millions of children out of poverty. Plan’s vision is of a world in which all children realize their full potential in societies that respect people’s rights and dignity. Plan is independent, with no religious, political or governmental affiliations.

Job Summary: The Project Manager will be directly responsible to manage the Dutch Framework project “The Girls Advocacy Alliance”. He/she will ensure the quality and timely planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting of the project while ensuring adequate support is provided to the implementing partners. The incumbent is responsible for a five year detailed implementation plan and budget, including M&E, procurement, risk management, communications and capacity building plan for partners. The jobholder provides strong leadership and management of the consortium of partners delivering an innovative approach to programming. The incumbent will be responsible for a GAA model documentation and it’s scaling up. Leads national advocacy efforts and platforms related to girl issues in the framework of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Influencing Plan.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Strategic project management which includes effective planning, implementation documentation, monitoring, evaluation and progress reporting.
·         Integration of GAA with other programme initiatives and especially, with the SDG Influencing plan.
·         Lead the consortium of partners and ensure that all components are managed in an integrated manner with regular meetings and learning forums.
·         Overall leadership in ensuring timely quality quarterly and annual implementation plans and budgets.
·         Ensure timely and proper communication and coordination amongst the partners and stakeholders to ensure smooth running of the project, identifying capacity gaps and supporting their capacity development plans.
·         Prepare and disseminate quality and timely project reports to management as per donor requirements and project monitoring and evaluation plan.
·         Ensure effective project budget management and monitoring which includes timely accountability of the funds in line with accounting policies and procedures of Plan International Uganda.
·         Manage project resources efficiently and effectively in accordance with Plan International Uganda policies and guidelines and in accordance with grant conditions.
·         Provide leadership to the project team including mentorship and coaching to enhance staff and partner capacity for effective implementation of the project.
·         Represent and link Plan International Uganda and the project externally with partners, government and other agencies/alliances at district and national level on GBV/YEE policy and advocacy related issues.
·         Build and sustain positive working relationship with the respective line ministries and departments, strategic partners both at national and district level.
·         Ensure all project documentation is organised and well maintained for accountability purposes, aiming for having a well-articulated model of the programme.
·         Organise regular performance review meetings to assess progress but also to agree on and communicate any changes in strategy with the key project stakeholders
·         Ensure the organisation’s child protection policy and guidelines are adhered to in project implementation.
·         Work in close coordination with the Resource Mobilization Manager, manages communication with Plan Netherlands National Office and with the Dutch Embassy when required.
·         Support the development of new proposals targeting girls’ advocacy issues to ensure continuity and expansion of the GAA project.
Dealing with Problems:
·         Partnership building and management, as well as capacity development of partners.
·         Seen as a source of expertise in leadership in girls’ advocacy issues and SDG influencing.
·         Promotes high performance among project staff and partners and provides vision and direction.
·         Establishes effective partnerships with external organisations.
·         Coaches and mentors project staff and partners.
·         Communicates effectively, orally and in writing.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·         The applicant for the Plan International Project Manager - Girls’ Advocacy Alliance job opportunity must hold a Post-Graduate Degree in Social Sciences, Social Work, Development Studies or any other related field.
·         Additional training at Post-Graduate level in project planning and management.
·         Five years’ experience in working with adolescents/youths with a minimum of three years’ experience in management of Gender/YEE related interventions preferably with an International Non-Governmental Organization.
·         Previous experience in policy and advocacy issues for the young people and knowledge of coalitions and networks on gender/YEE is an added advantage.
·         Experience in managing consortiums of partners and implementing projects through partners with a strong component on capacity building.
·         Excellent project management and team leadership skills
·         Partnership management and capacity building of partners
·         Knowledge of Gender related Policies and strategies
·         Excellent interpersonal, analytical and communication (verbal and written) skills.
·         Knowledge in implementation of rights based programming including principles of gender equality
·         Demonstrated skills and experience in report writing and budget management
·         Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and work cooperatively with partners
·         Ability to work with people from diverse cultures, ability to lead and motivate people to work in teams.
·         Ability to develop synergies and integration of different project.
·         Proven computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft software including MS Word processing,
·         Power point presentation, Excel spreadsheets, e-mail and web based research.
·         Understanding of partnership management and building relations based on trust
·         Timely, high and consistent quality in overall delivery of the project.
·         Effective coordination and team leadership of the project staff, partners and stakeholders.
·         Comprehensive and high quality documentation of the project
·         Quality absorption of the project budget in a timely manner

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates should send their letters of application, together with updated CVs, contact telephone numbers, copies of relevant certificates, names and contact details of three references plus salary history and send to:

The Country Human Resources and Organizational Development Manager,
Plan Uganda

Email to: uganda.recruitment@plan-international.org

Deadline: 1st June 2018

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