Entry Level UN Call Centre Jobs - Business Support Assistant (Help Line Operator) - United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

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4 Fresher Data Clerk US NGO Jobs - Food for the Hungry (FH)


Organization: Food for the Hungry (FH)
Duty Station:  Uganda

About US:
Food for the Hungry (FH/U) is a Christian international relief and development organization that has been working in Uganda since 1989. FH is currently operating programs in 26 countries including Canada, Switzerland, Sweden, United States of America and Japan. FH's primary goal is to respond to human suffering and graduate communities from extreme poverty. In Uganda, FH is operational in the communities ofAdjumani, Kitgum, Lamwo, Kole, Kween, Mbale, Namutumba and Amudat Districts implementing programs in four main sectors of Education; Food Security and Livelihoods; Health/Nutrition and Disaster Risk Reduction; with the Head office located in Kampala.

Job Summary: The Data Clerks will be capturing information into all register at the health facilities and in the computer databases for effective record keeping. Daily responsibilities include: Organizing files, collecting data from client to the to be entered into the computer.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·        Enter data and update all registers in ensuring that they are completely fill with all indicators; INR, MCHN, TSFP, HMIS 105 and other primary data collection tools.
·        Maintains data entry requirements by following project's data management techniques and procedures.
·        Verifies data by reviewing, correcting, deleting, or re-entering data; combining data from multiple sources when needed; purging files to eliminate duplication of data.
·        Enters new and updated information in a timely manner, in alignment with the schedule determined by the facility team leader and Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning officer.
·        Prepares source data for computer entry by compiling and sorting information; establishing entry priorities.
·        Processes and validates source documents by reviewing data for completeness and accuracy; resolving inconsistencies by using standard procedures or returning incomplete documents to the facility team leader and Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning Officer for resolution.
·        Work with facility team leader draw a plan and Inform families about planned nutrition activities.
·        Work with other Community Nutrition Workers to plan and conduct monthly growth monitoring activities.
·        Make home visits to follow up sick and malnourished children for proper documentation and also collect data for example records on sick and malnourished children identified in growth monitoring and mother.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant must hold a Bachelor's degree/Diploma in: Statistics, Biostatistics, Quantitative Economics, Education, Social work, Health, Nutrition, or any other approved field of study from a recognized university. Training in Monitoring and Evaluation, records management is an added advantage.
·        A minimum of two (2) years' practical field experience working with complex data entries, Participation in surveys and project evaluation activities.
·        Proficiency in spoken and written English is essential.
·        Knowledge of the local language (Acholi/Luo) is a MUST.
·        Track record in conducting qualitative and quantitative data collection
·        Experience in household based baseline survey or research exercises,
·        Excellent and demonstrated understanding of ethical issues in research, including gender issues
·        Strong quantitative data entry and analysis skills and experience in using statistical analysis software
·        Good computer skills with knowledge in using Tablets and proven documentation skills.
·        Excellent written and oral communication skills, both verbal and non-verbal, ability to interpret sponsor written documents

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting only electronic copies of not more than 2MB of an application letter, a detailed CV, contact telephone numbers, copies of relevant testimonials/certificates, names/contact details of three referees, addressed to:
The Human Resources Manager, Food for the Hungry Uganda

Email to: recruitment-fhuganda@fh.org 

Deadline:   10th December 2019

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UN Business Support Assistant (Human Resources) - United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)


Organization: United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:  Human Resources Officer or the designate

About US:
The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is the United Nations front line agency against world hunger. It is the largest and longest serving humanitarian agency in Uganda. Currently WFP focuses on three priority areas: Saving lives in Emergencies; Building Resilience through Predictable Safety Nets; Improving Nutrition & Mother-and Child Health; and Supporting Small Holder Farmers to Access Markets. WFP has operations in various parts of the Country.

Job Summary: The Business Support Assistant (Human Resource) is expected to take responsibility for the completion of a full range of HR activities requiring some interpretation of standard guidelines and practices. He/She is able to recommend a course of action within their area of expertise and may provide guidance to other staff.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • To perform a range of HR tasks to support accurate implementation of WFP policies and procedures and facilitate the effective functioning of a client-focused and strategy-oriented HR services
  • Provide support on general HR queries and follow up actions, to ensure consistent and high-quality HR services.
  • Support administrative effectiveness concerning recruitment and staff induction of assigned group of workforces.
  • Provide revision and proof-reading services for standard documents, to contribute to the development of accurate documentation.
  • Respond to queries and escalate where appropriate, in order to provide a timely and accurate service to clients.
  • Facilitate protocol and administrative coordination to support assigned workshop and meetings.
  • Manage and maintain records and databases, to ensure information is organized and readily available for staff;
  • Use HR management systems for entering and updating a variety of HR data including assistance in monitoring various deadlines (e.g. contract expiration, PACE, etc.),
  • Support staff deployment and related administrative actions to facilitate efficient HR service enabling WFP to respond quickly to emergences.
  • Extract and compile HR data on staff recruitment and selection, contractual conditions, entitlements, performance and training requirements, to support analysis and reporting needs.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal applicant must hold a  University degree in Human Resources management, Business Administration, Social Sciences or any other related field obtained from a recognised education institution;
  • At least four years of progressively responsible work experience in any of the following fields: Human Resources Management, Administration, Secretarial duties or any other related field acquired from a reputable organisation;
  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with a range of individuals in order to provide a high quality support service;
  • Good command of both written & oral English is essential;
  • Knowledge and experience using in using MS Office applications
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality is a MUST
NB: Female applicants and qualified applicants from Uganda with Ugandan Nationality are especially encouraged to apply.

How to Apply:
All candidates who desire to join the United Nations World Food Programme are encouraged to submit their applications online at the link below.

Deadline: 11th December 2019

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5 Fresher Community Services Assistant - Core Relief Items Jobs - American Refugee Committee (ARC) International – Alight


Organisation: American Refugee Committee (ARC) International – Alight
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Community Services Officer

About ARC:
The American Refugee Committee (ARC) International is an International nonprofit, nonsectarian organization that provides humanitarian assistance and training to millions of beneficiaries around the world. The ARC seeks to promote peaceful and safe communities where men and women have equal rights and communities can access locally owned, high-quality services.

We are on a journey of becoming Alight, a new platform of amazing people and an organization providing lifesaving services and creating breakthrough solutions for and with the displaced. For the past 40 years, we've called ourselves American Refugee Committee, an organization known for providing quality care to millions of Refugees worldwide. But the truth is, we serve many different people - to include Refugees, Trafficked people, Displaced people, and Marginalized and Host communities too. Through all the years and conversations, we've had with the people we serve, we've heard the same thing time and time again - Refugee is not a label we want. We're listening. And now, we're taking off the nametag American Refugee Committee and becoming Alight.

Job Summary:  The Community Services Assistant - Core Relief Items will be responsible for empowering Persons with Special Needs to enhance Quality and healthy life for sustainability development. He / she will also be responsible for community involvement and ownership to enhance sustainability and empowerment of Refugees in the settlement.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Social work, Community Psychology, Education, Development studies.
·        Two years of working experience in Community Development services with an INGO.
·        Fluency in Swahili and ability to ride a Motorcycle with a valid license (Class A) is an added advantage.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send a submit one-page Cover letter, an updated CV (max. 3 pages) and Names, Titles and Contacts of three professional referees, to include your current or recent employer/supervisor - via email (ONLY) to UGjobs@arcrelief.org with the POSITION applied for clearly indicated in the subject line.

NB: However due to urgency to fill these positions, applications will be reviewed and interviews conducted on a rolling basis. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Job Offers will be issued to the selected candidates upon conformation of funding.

Deadline: 17th December 2019 by 17:00hrs.

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Hospital Administrator Job Opportunities - Lifelink Medical Centre


Job Title:      Hospital Administrator
Organization: Lifelink Medical Centre
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: General Manager

About US:
Lifelink Medical Centre t/a Lifelink Hospital is a 24 hours Private Medical Establishment founded with a goal of bringing superior but affordable medical services closer to the people. It is located in Kyaliwajjala- Namugongo with a Medical Centre in Ntinda Trading Centre. Our mission is to provide quality, holistic, timely healthcare in a conducive environment.

Job Summary:  The Hospital Administrator is responsible for the efficient functioning, organizing and overseeing the health services delivery and daily activities of the hospital He/she also manages staff, monthly budgets and communicates between departments to ensure smooth patient care with ability to handle any emergency situations effectively.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant must hold a Bachelor's Degree in social sciences or public administration, social work and social Administration from a recognized institution
·        Postgraduate Diploma qualification in Health Services. Management or Public Administration Management will he an added advantage.
·        Three years of experience in a similar position.

How to Apply:
All candidates should send their applications should be addressed to the Human Resource Manager Life Link Hospital, P.O. Box 3074 Kampala. Uganda

You can email us on: jobs@lifelinkug.com or hand deliver to any of our branches at Namugongo or Ntinda, Uganda

Deadline: Friday 16th December 2019.

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Project Manager - Livelihood NGO Job Careers - ZOA


Job Title:         Project Manager - Livelihood
Organisation: ZOA
Duty Station:  Uganda

About US:
ZOA is an international NGO that inspired by Christian identity and biblical message of reconciliation and restoration of a broken world with its headquarters in the Netherlands. ZOA operate in fifteen countries on and on three continents. At ZOA we provide relief to people affected by conflict or natural disasters, contribute to a new perspective of hope in which people work together for a promising future in dignity and mutual trust. Together with the affected communities we work on the recovery of their livelihoods.

In Uganda, ZOA has offices in Kampala, West Nile (Arua), Acholi (Nwoya), and Karamoja (Amudat). ZOA Uganda works both in relief and recovery on the themes of food security & livelihoods, WASH, primary/accelerated/vocational education, and conflict management with a special focus on land security.

Job Summary:  The Project Manager (pending funding) is responsible for planning, coordinating and implementing the related activities under the Growing Rural Opportunities for work and wellbeing (GROWW) project in Nwoya and Omoro District.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Leadership and management
·        Responsible for all ZOA activities under the assigned project(s);
·        Gender and conflict sensitive approach to team management and project activities under her/his responsibility;
·        Oversees the activities that will be conducted by Gulu University, the co-implementing partner and makes efforts to ensure accountability;
·        Builds capacity and ensures capacity building of the ZOA project team and co-implementing partner in line with identified needs;
·        Contributes to programme and knowledge development specifically related to the themes related to assigned project(s).
Project management
·        Plans, organizes and manages the implementation of activities as described in the project proposal in line with donor requirements, ZOA's strategy, its country strategic annual plan and programme plan;
·        Develops and implements procurement, and Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEAL) plans;
·        Provides technical support and ensures effective support to implementation of the project engaging with the PGQ (programme quality) department;
·        Reports on the project progress through a Project Implementation Plan (PIP) on a monthly basis; and writes donor reports in line with contractual obligations;
·        Manages project budget and ensures expenses are incurred in line with approved budget;
·        Contributes to ZOA's quarterly report against Country Strategic Annual Plan (CSAP);
·        Builds and maintains strong relationships with local authorities, project implementing and coordinating partners, and other key project specific sector actors;
·        Any other duty assigned by the Programme Manager or Country Director.
HR/admin/finance
·        Budget holder of project;
·        Approval of expenditures and related cost allocations, on the basis of approved project and programme organization budgets according to the ZOA Management Charter;
·        Contribute to the recruitment of well-qualified project staff and project community volunteers if and when necessary reviewing the job descriptions, participating in job interviews;
·        Ensures that project staff are conversant with their job description, ZOA's internal regulations, standards, policies and donor regulations and get acquainted with their colleagues in the Programme team;
·        Supervises and carries out periodical evaluation of the performance of the staff assigned to the project(s) against established performance objectives in a timely manner. Generally, ensures adherence to ZOA's PME system;
·        Ensures capacity building on key project concepts and approaches with support from PGQ department and/or other ZOA and partner staff;
·        Recommends strategic training opportunities for project staff;
·        Ensures effective leave management within the project team, in liaison with the field administrator;


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant should preferably hold a Degree in humanitarian, development, Agriculture or other relevant field; Master's degree will be an added advantage;
·        Five years of successful project cycle management experience in a similar position;
·        Experience managing large programmes for INGOs is an added advantage;
·        Experience managing large projects funded by institutional donors is an added advantage;
·        Having led a project in partnership with a local NGO is an added advantage;
·        Excellent spoken and written command of English;
·        Language skills in relevant local languages of the duty station is an added advantage.
·        Participative leadership with clear command of overall operations;
·        Sensitive towards HRM and organizational issues;
·        Outstanding communication, writing, planning, organizing and facilitation skills;
·        Analytical, innovative, creative and enthusiastic;
·        Provides regular feedback, acknowledges success and the need for improvement;
·        Coaches, challenges and provides opportunities for growth;
·        Self-motivator, able to work with limited supervision;
·        Good computer skills: Ms Excel and Ms Word;
·        Networking and influencing skills;
·        Ability to work in an innovative environment where plans are developed fast and being open for change.
·        Flexibility and adaptability;
·        Interpersonal and cross cultural sensitivity;
·        Able to work under pressures and meet deadlines;
·        Able to work in a sometimes fluid and insecure environment;
·        Aims to integrate and reflect Christian values in relief and rehabilitation work

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates with the required qualification, experience, knowledge, skills, and attitude should send their applications to ugandavacancies@zoa.ngo. Applications should only include the following: cover letter and an updated CV (with three professional referees) of which two must be 2 professional references, including your supervisor and the most recent/previous employer, and 1 character reference could be your pastor or priest.

Please indicate only “Application Project Manager” on the subject line. Qualified female candidates and or individuals with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 13th December 2019

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