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UN Gender Analyst - Resilience Job Careers - United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)


Job Title:        Gender Analyst - Resilience
Organization: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Programme Specialist – Displacement

About UNDP:
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the United Nation’s global development network. UNDP advocates for change and connects countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. The UNDP provides expert advice, training, grant support to developing countries including Uganda with increasing emphasis on assistance to the least developed countries. 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  Under the overall guidance of the Resident Representative and direct supervision of the Programme Specialist – Displacement, with matrix reporting to the CO Gender Coordinator, the Gender Specialist will:
Contribute technically to the development of programme strategies in the area of refugee response and resilience including the mainstreaming of gender and GBV concerns:
  • Provide substantive inputs to the design and formulation of programme/ project proposals and initiatives;
  • Identify areas for support and intervention related to the programme
Provide substantive gender related technical support to the implementation and management of the refugee response and resilience programme:
  • Provide technical inputs to the annual workplan and budget;
  • Coordinate and provide technical support in the implementation of programme activities;
  • Maintain relationships with national partners to support implementation and expansion of the refugee response and resilience programme;
  • Identify opportunities for capacity building of partners and facilitate technical/ programming support and trainings to partners, as needed.
Provide substantive inputs to resource mobilization strategies; analyse and maintain information and databases;
  • Development of partnerships with other UN Agencies and task teams. Also the specialist will strengthen partnerships with government institutions, bi-lateral and multi-lateral donors, private sector, civil society based on strategic goals of UNDP, country needs and donors' priorities.
  • Analysis and research of information on donors, preparation of substantive briefs on possible areas of cooperation.
  • Prepare relevant documentation such as project summaries, conference papers, briefing notes, speeches, and donor profiles;
  • Participate in donor meetings and public information events, as delegated
Contribute to inter-agency coordination to achieve a coherent to the refugee influx:
  • Provide substantive technical support to the Gender Coordinator and the CO on inter-agency coordination related activities by drafting background reports and briefs and participate in inter-agency coordination groups.
  • Provide substantive inputs to advocacy, knowledge building and communication efforts
  • Develop background documents, briefs and presentations related to gender and GBV in refugee response and resilience programming;
  • Support coordinate efforts for advocacy campaigns, events, trainings, workshops and knowledge products;
  • Support the development of knowledge management methodologies, and products on gender and GBV programming in refugee response and resilience programming.
  • Sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice through identification of best practices and lessons learned.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal applicant for the United Nations UNDP Gender Analyst – Resilience job placement should hold a Master’s Degree in social science especially gender studies, international development or relevant discipline
  • At least three years of progressively responsible work experience in development programme/project implementation, coordination, monitoring and evaluation, donor reporting and capacity building;
  • Experience in research and policy-level analysis and usage of computers and office software packages, experience in handling of web-based management systems and advanced programmes for statistical analysis of data.  
  • Experience coordinating and liaising with government agencies and/or donors and is an asset;
  • Prior experience of working with a UN or INGOs will be an asset.

Competencies
  • Innovation: Ability to make new and useful ideas work Level 5: Creates new and relevant ideas and leads others to implement them
  • Leadership: Ability to persuade others to follow Level 5: Plans and acts transparently, actively works to remove barriers
  • People Management: Ability to improve performance and satisfaction Level 5: Models high professional standards and motivates excellence in others
  • Communication: Ability to listen, adapt, persuade and transform Level 5: Gains trust of peers, partners, clients by presenting complex concepts in practical terms to others
  • Delivery: Ability to get things done while exercising good judgement Level 5: Critically assesses value and relevance of existing policy / practice and contributes to enhanced delivery of products, services, and innovative solutions

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who so desire to join the United Nations Development Programme, UNDP, in the aforementioned capacity should endeavor to Apply Online by Clicking on the link below. Please further review job requirements and if competent Click Apply Now.


Deadline: 1st April 2019

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3 No Experience Student Intern Job Opportunities - Plan International




Organization: Plan International
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to:  Community Development Facilitator

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:  Internship is a process that exposes the students to the working environment and enables him/her to apply his/her competencies and skills in performing project assignments that are in line with their career aspirations. The program is designed in such a way that it provides the intern opportunity to interact with experienced employees to enhance their confidence in performing the responsibilities in the assignment and professional growth with ultimate intention of enabling them to face the challenges of the labour market with confidence.    

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Support in mobilization of the communities for any planned activity as they work together with project point person.
·         Gives support to the project point person during the facilitation process in terms of trainings, meetings and community dialogues.
·         Participate in home visits while working together with respective CDF and the community volunteers this exposes him/or her to gain interaction skills in guidance and counseling.
·         She or he is expected to provide weekly work plans and the internship report to the attached supervisor in the organization and to the institutional supervisor.
·         Takes up to perform any other responsibility as may be requested and assigned by the supervisor and other staff to promote team work and good working environment within work place and organization.
·         The intern shall declare that all works carried out during the internship duration remain the property of the organization.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·         The applicant for the Plan International Student Intern job vacancy must be university students in 2nd or 3rd year. The university should recommend you, please attaché the university letter.
·         Excellent communication and public relations skills with strong English language. Capability (written and oral) and ability to clearly communicate complex ideas and principles.
·         Experience with personal computing, email and general office productivity software.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates should apply online at the link below.


Deadline: 5th April 2019

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2 Education Advisor Belgian NGO Jobs - VVOB - Education for Development




Job Title:          Education Advisor (2 Job Placements)
Organisation: VVOB - Education for Development
Duty Station: Kampala and Lira, Uganda

About US:
VVOB - Education for Development is a Belgian non-profit organization that focuses on improving the quality of education. VVOB has its head quarters in Brussels (Belgium) and is currently implementing education programmers in 8 countries in the global South. As from May onwards VVOB will start implementing a new programme that focuses on improving the quality of the business, technical and vocational education and training (BTVET) sector in Uganda through strengthening the professional development of Uganda’s Agricultural TVET instructors via pre-service. This programme will be implemented in partnership with the Department of Teacher and instructor Education and Training (TIET); the Business, Technical, Vocational Education and Training (BTVET) Department of the Ministry of Education and Sports(MoES); and the National Instructors’ College Abilonino (NICA) in Lira.

Job Summary: The Education Advisors is responsible for detecting professional development needs of the target groups of the programme and initiate capacity development processes and trajectories in cooperation with the strategic and operational partners. They will provide technical advice, guidance and support to partners and will be actively involved in planning, budgeting, implementing, monitoring and evaluating the programme. The Education Advisor based in Kampala will support a multi-stakeholder curriculum reform and development process for the Diploma of instructor in Technical Teacher Education (DITTE) in Agricultural Production for NlCA. S/he is furthermore responsible for establishing and maintaining strong relations with TIET and the BTVET Department. The Education Advisor based in Lira will work closely with NlCA to further optimize the delivery of the current DITTE in Agricultural Production, with a specific focus on agricultural entrepreneurship education. S/he will also have specific responsibilities regarding the strengthening of NlCA’s network of practice schools and partners from the agri-entrepreneurship ecosystem. .


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Masters’ Degree in Education, Development Studies or related field
  • A minimum of six years’ working experience with the Ugandan BTVET education sector, preferably in agricultural BTVET / agricultural education;
  • In-depth understanding of: systems and practices directed to the professional development of instructors and instructors’ educators; systems and practices for aligning BTVET with the world of work-Latest developments and research in the education sector in general and the BTVET sector in particular;
  • Demonstrable experience with capacity development processes in the context of educational institutions;
  • Knowledge of and / or experience with equity and gender in education;
  • Knowledge of and / or experience with all phases of Project Cycle Management (PCM) and the standard instruments used for PCM in the development sector;
  • For the position in Kampala: At least 6 years demonstrable experience with curriculum development and facilitating curriculum development processes;
  • For the position in Lira: Demonstrable experience with education innovation at the level of curriculum delivery.

How to Apply:
All candidates should send in their Email applications to Toon.DeBruyn@vvob.be. Your application should include:
  • In the subject line: Application: name
  • Position for which you apply Motivation letter; CV Salary expectations; Three reference persons and telephone and email contacts (former and current employers only);

For the position of Education Advisor, please indicate for which duty station you are applying

Deadline: 31st March 2019

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9 Diploma NGO Jobs - Psychosocial Workers - Handicap International (Humanity & Inclusion)


Organisation: Handicap International (Humanity & Inclusion)
Duty Station: Kyaka II and Kyangwali, Uganda
Reports to: SPOT Project Manager
Starting Salary: UGX 1,319,623 monthly gross

About Us:
Handicap International (Humanity & Inclusion) is an independent and impartial aid and development organisation working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. We work alongside disabled and vulnerable people to help meet their essential needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental rights. Handicap International is outraged by the injustice faced by people with disabilities and vulnerable populations, we aspire to a world of solidarity and inclusion, enriched by our differences, where everyone can live in dignity.

About SPOT:
Strengthening Psychosocial support service for Transformation (SPOT) among the Congolese refugees in Uganda is a collaborative, consolidated and integrated approach among three leading MHPSS humanitarian actors - War Child Holland (WCH), Humanity and Inclusion (HI) and Transcultural Psychosocial Organization (TPO) - to bring effectiveness, and harmonization in MHPSS interventions in the refugee response in Uganda. It aims at improving the resilience and well-being of Congolese refugees and vulnerable host populations in South-western Uganda through enhancing their access to quality, holistic, gender-sensitive and inclusive MHPSS services that support positive coping-mechanisms and foster recovery from traumatic experiences, including separation from or loss of family members, abrupt displacement, physical and sexual violence. It will be implemented in and around Kyaka II and Kyangwali settlements as well as in the transit centres at the border with the DRC that are anticipated to receive more refugees in 2019 and are considered at high risk and in high need.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Ensure planning and field coordination of project activities with internal and external stakeholders
·         Participate in the monthly HI activity planning meetings
·         Develop daily and weekly field activity plans
·         Implement field activities in collaboration with consortium partners respecting the referral pathway
Implement, facilitate and follow-up, on a daily basis, the project activities in accordance with the project implementation plans: In coordination with consortium partners and HI settlement team including psychologist, , occupational therapist, and community based volunteers, MHPSS workers will:
·         Assess needs of people with disabilities identified in coordination with physiotherapist, occupational therapist, health services and families and/or caretakers;
·         Conduct Home visits to people with disabilities and their families/caretakers,
·         Identify psychosocial needs of people with disabilities;
·         Fill the different assessments and referral forms according to the assessment’s criteria;
·         According to the outcomes of the assessment of the beneficiaries’ needs (taking into account her/his daily activities, the participation of her/his care-giver, his/her access to services, etc.), elaborate an appropriate action plan in coordination with the physiotherapist, the occupational therapist and other relevant services;
Offer secure and appropriate psychosocial support
·         Provide psychosocial services based on the informed consent of the beneficiary and adapted to her/his needs, taking into account the limitations of the emergency responses;
·         Actively involve the beneficiaries and their caregivers at all stages of the assessment and response, in order to ensure the relevance and sustainability of the intervention
·         Detect any evolution of the cases and will modify the action plan accordingly or refer to relevant colleague, superior or stakeholders;
·         Use secure and respectful methods when working with beneficiary;
·         Ensure a proper follow up of the cases;
·         Ensure the responsibility of the service provided to the beneficiary;
·         Provide appropriate psychosocial sessions to people with disabilities, including children, and/or their caregivers, through family, groups and individual based approaches in coordination with relevant services based on the specific situation of the person
·         Provide comprehensive individual and group sessions for people with disabilities and/or their caregivers jointly and /or not with the PTs/OTs according the action plan defined
·         Use various communication means (written, spoken, etc.) during activities to ensure the self-expression of the beneficiaries
·         Facilitate inclusive activities;
·         Identify his/her own limits and ask for support before any acts that could cause harm to beneficiary.
Refer beneficiary to other services when needed:
·         Identify needs for referrals to other relevant stakeholders and monitor referrals conducted in relationship with ,the program manager and the relevant Technical Advisor (MHPSS, Rehabilitation and/or other);
·         Refer persons to appropriate services through adequate referral system in place. Referrals can be discussed in team meetings and in close collaboration with others colleagues;
·         Recognize emergency situation or situations that need immediate medical care or protection measure and react in consequence making efforts to ensure that beneficiary get the appropriate services.
Participate in the data collection and MEAL activities of the project
In close collaboration with the MEAL team:
·         Maintain complete individual files for each person, including detailed descriptions of services provided and evolution of the case;
·         Ensure that complete beneficiary pack is properly filled and signed;
·         Respect all guidelines and documentation within the project;
·         Produce weekly activity reports and contribute in the development of project reports using HI Uganda MEAL templates
·         Maintain complete documentation for each activity following the recommendations and template of the project manager
·         Contribute to the development of the Program Managers activity reports
·         Participate in project review workshops
·         Facilitate participation of stakeholders and beneficiaries in monitoring and evaluation of activities
·         Ensure that field data collection is charged with the MEAL team


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The ideal candidate for the Handicap International (Humanity & Inclusion) Psychosocial Worker job must hold qualifications in psychology, psycho-social work, education, child development, community development or a similar field
·         Theoretical and practical knowledge and skills in Mental health and psychosocial support
·         One year of professional experience in an NGO at officer level
·         Two years of professional experience in MHPSS related work

Desirable
·         Other relevant Bachelor Degrees if proven experience in Psychosocial, mental health and disability inclusion.
·         Experience in consortia lead projects
·         Experience in the fields of inclusion / accessibility of services / services to persons with disabilities
·         Experience working in refugee context
·         Experience in hospital settings is an asset

Competencies
·         Strong comprehension of the psychosocial issues of people with disabilities
·         Proven project activity implementation skills in collaboration with stakeholders
·         Perfect fluency in written and oral English and strong report writing skills;
·         Familiar with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and internet

Personal Qualities
·         Ability to work under high pressure and without constant supervision;
·         Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills
·         Strong communication and networking skills

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates who wish to join Handicap International are encouraged to send their updated CVs (3 pages max, including three professional references) with cover letters to HR Coordinator at recruitment@uganda.hi.org with the subject:  Application for Psychosocial Worker. 

NB: Applicants must specify their preferred duty station in the cover letter (Kyaka II  or Kyangwali)

Deadline: 3rd April 2019 by 5:00pm

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Physiotherapist (2 Entry level Jobs) - Handicap International (Humanity & Inclusion)


Organisation: Handicap International (Humanity & Inclusion)
Duty Station: Kyaka II and Kyangwali, Uganda
Reports to: SPOT Project Manager
Starting Salary: UGX 2,208,949 monthly gross

About Us:
Handicap International (Humanity & Inclusion) is an independent and impartial aid and development organisation working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. We work alongside disabled and vulnerable people to help meet their essential needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental rights. Handicap International is outraged by the injustice faced by people with disabilities and vulnerable populations, we aspire to a world of solidarity and inclusion, enriched by our differences, where everyone can live in dignity.

About SPOT:
Strengthening Psychosocial support service for Transformation (SPOT) among the Congolese refugees in Uganda is a collaborative, consolidated and integrated approach among three leading MHPSS humanitarian actors - War Child Holland (WCH), Humanity and Inclusion (HI) and Transcultural Psychosocial Organization (TPO) - to bring effectiveness, and harmonization in MHPSS interventions in the refugee response in Uganda. It aims at improving the resilience and well-being of Congolese refugees and vulnerable host populations in South-western Uganda through enhancing their access to quality, holistic, gender-sensitive and inclusive MHPSS services that support positive coping-mechanisms and foster recovery from traumatic experiences, including separation from or loss of family members, abrupt displacement, physical and sexual violence. It will be implemented in and around Kyaka II and Kyangwali settlements as well as in the transit centres at the border with the DRC that are anticipated to receive more refugees in 2019 and are considered at high risk and in high need.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Ensure planning and field coordination of project activities with internal and external stakeholders
·         Participate in the monthly HI activity planning meetings
·         Develop monthly and weekly field activity plans
·         Participate in the development of project activity tools
·         Coordinate field activities with Settlement team leader, MHPSS Worker and Occupational therapist.
·         Coordinate field activities with Consortium partners.
·         Ensure regular coordination meeting with MHPSS actors and Health actors.
Implement, facilitate and follow-up, on a daily basis, the project activities in accordance with the project implementation plans: In coordination with consortium partners and HI settlement team including team leader, MHPSS workers, occupational therapist and community based volunteers:
Physical and functional assessment of beneficiaries from the refugee and host population
·         Assess beneficiary needs using the Comprehensive Assessment Form
·         According to the outcomes of the assessment of the beneficiaries’ needs elaborate an appropriate intervention and a plan of treatment including provision of assistive devices and referral to other services within HI and other stakeholders.
Provision of appropriate rehabilitation interventions
·         Design appropriate physical rehabilitation intervention according to the priorities of needs identified during assessment.
·         Explain to both beneficiary and caregiver or family the importance of rehabilitation and the purpose of the treatment to be provided (being provided)
·         Provide rehabilitation care according to Uganda (and international) physiotherapy standards and HI rehabilitation guidelines.
·         Follow the evolution of care and improvement of beneficiaries through the use of different rehabilitation outcome tools (FIM scoring, CP assessment tool etc.) and report it by updating beneficiary files as needed.
·         Ensure the security of the beneficiary during the rehabilitation sessions and take into account precautions related to diverse illness, problems and medical treatments. Seek medical advice if needed.
·         Provide advice and train the beneficiary and the caregivers on the basic exercises that the beneficiary can do on his/her own or with support from caregivers to improve general body condition and prevent secondary complications.
Home follow-up and discharge of beneficiaries 
·         Follow up on home instructions provided to beneficiaries and caregiver during initial assessment and treatment
·         Monitor progress of beneficiaries in doing rehabilitation exercises and use of assistive devices
·         Provide advise on how to improve activities of daily living (ADL) following the FIM scoring standards
·         Review and recommend discharge of beneficiaries after resolution of problems and achievement of rehabilitation objectives. (Note: discharge is coordinated with the PSS worker assigned to the beneficiaries to consolidate report and completion of rehabilitation outcome scoring before file is completely closed.)
Participate in the data collection and MEAL activities of the project
·         In close collaboration with the MEAL team:
·         Updates rehabilitation follow up form after each session with a beneficiary. All files are treated with outmost confidentiality and are only discussed within the team for clarification as needed.
·         Contribute to the weekly report according to department and donor requirement on rehabilitation services: new beneficiaries, active cases, donation certificates, discharge etc.
·         Participates in monthly Case Review led by Rehab and MHPSS TA and or Senior PT and Psychologist/PSS;
·         Ensure that complete beneficiary pack is properly filled and signed;
·         Respect all guidelines and documentation within the project
·         Produce weekly activity reports and contribute in the development of project reports using HI Uganda MEAL templates
·         Maintain complete documentation for each activity following the recommendations and template of the project manager
·         Contribute to the development of the Program Managers activity reports
·         Participate in project review workshops
·         Participate in assessments and facilitate project evaluations at field level
·         Facilitate participation of stakeholders and beneficiaries in monitoring and evaluation of activities
·         Ensure that field data collection is charged with the MEAL team


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The ideal candidate for the Handicap International (Humanity & Inclusion) Physiotherapist job must hold a Diploma in Physiotherapy studies
·         One year of professional experience in an NGO at officer level
·         Two years of professional experience in Physiotherapy/Physical rehabilitation related work
·         Experience in consortia lead projects
·         Experience in the fields of inclusion / accessibility of services / services to persons with disabilities
·         Experience working in refugee context
·         Experience in hospital settings is an asset
·         Proven project activity implementation skills in collaboration with stakeholders
·         Capacity building, training and coaching skills
·         Perfect fluency in written and oral English and strong report writing skills;
·         Familiar with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and internet

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates who wish to join Handicap International are encouraged to send their updated CVs (3 pages max, including three professional references) with cover letters to HR Coordinator at recruitment@uganda.hi.org with the subject:  Application for Physiotherapist. 

NB: Applicants must specify their preferred duty station in the cover letter (Kyaka II or Kyangwali)

Deadline: 3rd April 2019 by 5:00pm

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