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Showing posts with label Social Sciences Jobs in Uganda. Show all posts
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Director Human Resource and Administration Job Vacancy - Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB)

Job Title:             Director Human Resource and Administration
Organization:   Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB)
Duty Station:    Kampala, Uganda
Reports To:       Deputy Registrar General – Management

About US:
The Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB) is established as a Statutory Body under the Uganda Registration Services Bureau Act Cap. 210, Laws of Uganda 2000 Edition. The Bureau is a key player in commercial and civil registrations that facilitate private sector development and vital statistics for national planning.

Job Summary:  To provide professional leadership in the acquisition, management and development of the human resource so as to achieve high morale, commitment and performance; as well as to provide administrative support in managing the facilities, utilities, fleet/logistics and suppliers for the achievement of URSB mandate and goals

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Advises management on human resource issues and spearheads in the development and Implementation of a human resource management and development strategy.
·          Develops human resource management and administrative services policies, procedures and manuals for management’s approval, and provides guidance in their implementation and review.
·         Plays a leading role in the recruitment and selection and placement of qualified and competent staff.
·          Prepares employment appointment letters and contracts for new staff and those for renewal.
·          Designs and runs appropriate orientation and induction programmes for all new staff of the Authority.
·         Participates in the annual operating plans and budgets of URSB and ensure implementation of the same for HR and administrative services.
·          Coordinates and advises on the performance appraisal of staff according to existing policy and guidelines and liaises with other heads to develop staff appraisal summery report outlining staff development and training plan for the ensuing period.
·         Provides supervision of the department and carries out staff performance appraisal in accordance with the HR manual.
·          Provides guidance to both management and staff on all matters pertaining to welfare, industrial and employee relations including terms and conditions of service.
·          Develops and implements systems and procedures that facilitate delivery of efficient and effective office and administrative service to internal and external customer.
·          Ensures that staff takes their annual and other leave entitlements as established by policy.
·         Develops annual leave schedules to ensure that the business of the Bureau will not be jeopardized by several staff members taking leave at the same time.
·         Ensures high level of discipline of staff and compliance with the policies and guidelines of the Bureau.
·          Ensures proper management of the Bureau’s properties, machinery and equipment, fleet of vehicles, and other facilities.
·          Provides leadership to the directorate staff through effective supervision and carries out staff performance appraisals in accordance with the Human Resource manual.
·          Performs any other duties assigned from time to time by the Deputy Registrar –Management Services

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·         An honors’ degree in Social Sciences, Human Resource management a related discipline.
·          A Master’s degree in a Human Resource Management is an added advantage.
·         At least 8 (eight) years of experience in a HR managerial position in a large and busy organization 4(four) of which should have been at senior management level
·          High level of integrity
·         Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines
·          Good computer literacy (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
·          Knowledge of and ability to interpret labor laws

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are invited to submit their applications by filling this application, download here, and sending it via E-mail to jobs@ursb.go.ug with the E-mail subject indicated as the position being applied for (check top of this advert).

NB:  Applicants will receive a response to confirm delivery of their email. Please DO NOT attach copies of your academic documents at this point.

Deadline: 24th October 2019

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3 Site Mobiliser Job Placements - Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

Job Title:            3 Site Mobilisers
Organization:   Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)
Duty Station:    Uganda
Reports to:        Regional Mobilization Officer
Vacancy Code:  SMX01

About US:
The mission of the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is to strengthen health systems in Africa, with a strong emphasis on infectious diseases through research and capacity development. IDI has six operational areas through which it works to achieve its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment, Global Health Security, Training, Research, Laboratory services (including the CAPcertified IDI Core Lab) and Outreach.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Plan, design and oversee the implementation of community mobilization and demand creation activities for VMMC services in the assigned site.
·         Develop and disseminate SMC and HIV prevention messages in appropriate local languages.
·         Participate in the implementation of the community mobilization and demand creation plan for VMMC services.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·         At least three years proven working experience in mobilizing communities to utilize health services.
·         At least two years of experience managing community mobilization teams
·         Excellent oral presentation skills
·         Ability to work with little or no supervision.
·         Possess key personal competences in Team and communication skills, networking and partnership skills.
·         Experience in mobilization for SMC will be an added advantage.

How to apply:
IDI will offer a competitive remuneration package to the successful candidate.
Candidates that know that they meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in the above position, please send their CVs, which should include details of email address, present position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone contact to the stipulated email address (Email your application and CV to hr@idi.co.ug and let’s save the environment).

The Senior Human Resource Manager
Infectious Diseases Institute - IDI Knowledge Centre,
Makerere University Main Campus
College of Health Sciences, Makerere University
P.O. Box 22418, Kampala, Uganda

Key Notes:
1.       IDI is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a recruitment fee or any other fees at any stage of the recruitment process
2.       Internal candidates who meet the required specifications and have worked with IDI for a period of at least one year will be given priority.
3.       Make sure that your application letter, CV and certificates are attached as one document
4.       Indicate the Vacancy Code as the subject line of your email
5.      Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
6.      Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Deadline: 28th, October 2019.

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Several Data Officer Job Placements - Northern Uganda Resilience Initiative (NURI)

Job Title:            Data Officer (DO)
Organization:   Northern Uganda Resilience Initiative (NURI)  
Duty Station:    Uganda
Report to:         The Data Officer will be reports to the Coordinator of  the implementing Unit

About US:
The Northern Uganda Resilience Initiative (NURI) is one of three engagements under the Uganda Programme on Sustainable and Inclusive Development of the Economy (UPSIDE), which is a thematic programme  of the Danish Country Programme for Uganda 20182022, for which a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)  has been signed between the Government of Denmark and the Government of Uganda. 

Job Summary:   The  Data  Officer  position  exists  to  frequently  collect  agricultural  production  and  rural  infrastructure data and entered into databases.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
The duties will include but not be limited to:
1.       Manage the CSA database for the respective implementing partners
2.       Support the RI database for the respective implementing partners
3.       Enter agricultural production data into the CSA Database
4.       Enter RI data into the database
5.       Documenting and filing the hard copies of the production data and support the IPs to do so
6.      Documenting and filing the hard copies of RI data
7.       Carry out simple analysis on production data collected by the IPs
8.      Support NURI baseline and survey data collection 
9.       Support capacity building of implementing partners in data collection
10.    Support implementing partners in progress and annual report writing
11.    Writing monthly status reports on M&E activities conducted by the IPs
12.   Liaise with the CF M&E Coordinator about data collection with the IPs
13.    Any other duties assigned

Expected Outputs: The outputs for the assignment are:
1.       Up to date data for agricultural production and marketing collected and entered into the database.
2.       Up to date data for rural infrastructure entered in to the database
3.      Baseline and survey data stored in to the system
4.      Implementing partner staff are trained and collect data rightfully and timely
5.      All the production data properly recorded & documented and hard copies filed for future references.
6.       Monthly reports based on a format provided by Coordination Function.
7.       Databases are up to date and operational.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • A minimum of a university degree in research related field preferably statistics, social sciences or IT. 
  • Any other training in research, M&E or data management is an added advantage. 
  • Previous experience in data collection and management is also essential for the job performance.   
  • Good report writing skills 
  • Proficiency with MS Word, Excel and Power Point. 
  • Knowledge of data management software like SPSS is essential for the job.
  • Good communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Ability to work independently, often under pressure to meet deadlines. 
  • Good knowledge of the implementation area including the local language for data collection purposes.
Education and Experience
·         A  university  honors  degree  in  any  of  the  fields:  Agriculture  (Crop  Production),  Agricultural  Rural Innovation, Agricultural Land Use and Management from a recognized institution; 
·           At least 5 years working experience in the field of agricultural production and agribusiness with local communities in Uganda using different extension approaches.  
·          3 years of experience in Team management is essential.
·          Knowledge  of  the  Ugandan  agriculture  sector  with  relevant  contacts  in  private  sector,  civil  society organizations, district and relevant agencies..

How to apply:
 Download and fill the NURI Application for Employment Form by visiting our link
Click here and email: recruitment@nuri.ag

Deadline: 31Otcober, 2019.

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UN Security Associate Job Opportunities - United Nations World Food Programme

Job Title:            Security Associate
Organization:   World Food Programme
Duty Station:     Uganda
VA NO.:                107472

About US:
United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is the world’s largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need. In emergencies, WFP gets food to where it is needed, saving the lives of victims of war, civil conflict and natural disasters. After an emergency, WFP uses food to help communities rebuild their lives. On average, WFP reaches more than 80 million people with food assistance in 80 countries each year. The organization has the global footprint, deep field presence and local knowledge and relationships necessary to provide access to food and contribute to lasting solutions, especially in many of the world’s most remote and fragile areas.

Brief description of WFP in Uganda
WFP delivers food assistance in emergencies and work with communities to improve nutrition and build resilience. WFP provides life-saving food assistance and livelihood opportunities to refugees in Uganda. In addition, WFP assists the most vulnerable people in Karamoja with food and nutrition assistance. Finally, WFP works with smallholder farmers and links them to markets.

As Uganda strives to achieve Zero Hunger by 2030 and become a middle-income country by 2040, WFP is also assessing its relevance and repositioning its role in Uganda.

Organizational Context
The incumbent will be charged with the responsibility of performing a range of specialized and process-oriented responsibilities related to security operations including monitoring and maintaining security equipment in line with established procedures.

Job Summary: The Security Associate will perform tasks related to the implementation and assessment of security measures and maintenance of equipment with a view towards providing updates and recommendations to facilitate informed decision-making and secure WFP staff, facilities and operations.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Key Accountabilities (not all-inclusive)
1.       Review security threats and risks in detail and compile accurate reports on trends and situations that could adversely impact WFP operations, in order to ensure information is accurately collated and sent to senior security staff to support reporting and decision making.
2.      Review security related information (e.g. security incidents and events, security support to daily activities, etc.) and use corporate or local information management tools to produce a range of analyses and in-depth reports, to ensure that information is readily available for relevant stakeholders.
3.       Liaise and co-ordinate with local administration, security and law enforcement authorities, communities, UN/NGO security staff and other actors, to facilitate access for safe programme delivery and to mitigate potential risks against staff and other resources.
4.      Plan and co-ordinate staff activities during field missions and perform security assessments within the area of responsibility to support safe and effective programme delivery.
5.      Analyse security assessment reports following field missions and present detailed recommendations for risk mitigation to support security situation analysis and facilitate decision-making.
6.       Assist in advising the Country Director on security risk management matters and safety issues in compliance with the United Nations Security Management System (UNSMS).
7.       Support the implementation of risk management mitigation measures, including Minimum Operational Security Standards (MOSS) to ensure compliance.
8.      Support the maintenance and management of security equipment and make recommendations to strengthen technology capacity in line with business requirements.
9.       Monitor and ensure that all access control procedures are effective and stringently followed by all staff and visitors, in order to maintain a safe and secure environment.
10.    Maintain and develop recommendations for improving emergency and contingency planning documentation including physical preparations and procedures, to support preparedness for a crisis.
11.    Deliver security training to staff and review security training needs in order to develop measures to meet business requirements.
12.    Supervise and provide on-the-job training to other staff supporting their development and high performance.

Standard Minimum Qualifications
Education: University degree in Community Psychology, Social Work and Social Administration, Social Sciences or any other related.

Knowledge & Skills:
·         Specialised knowledge of the application of practical methods, techniques, procedures and systems used in security, typically gained through technical training and work experience.
·          Broad knowledge and understanding of security logistics, security administration, risk assessment and co-ordination with local authorities and local law enforcement agencies.
·          Training and experience in fire and related intervention/evacuation procedures.
·         Ability to manage emergency situations and remain calm.
·          Attention to detail and constant vigilance in order to promptly detect any breach in security measures.
·          Ability to interpret information, use judgement and inform supervisors of any incidents which might impact the UNWFP staff and operations.
·         Excellent communication skills in order to maintain frequent correspondence with both, internal staff and external authorities with regards to security advisories and security incidents.
·          Willingness to attend security trainings and comply with UNSMS standards.

Language: Fluency (level C) in English language.

·         Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives: Coaches team in the most effective ways to communicate WFP’s Strategic Objectives to WFP team and partners in the field.
·         Be a force for positive change: Implements new methods or tools to improve team’s work processes and productivity.
·         Make the mission inspiring to our team: Maps team’s activities and tasks to specific successes in beneficiary communities to showcase positive impact.
·         Make our mission visible in everyday actions: Explains to teammates how each unit contributes to the overall WFP mission.

·         Look for ways to strengthen people's skills: Identifies skill development opportunities such as training modules or on-the-job experiences for self, colleagues and direct reports.
·          Create an inclusive culture: Facilitates team building activities to build rapport in own unit.
·         Be a coach & provide constructive feedback: Facilitates the pairing of junior colleagues with coaches within own team.
·          Create an “I will”/”We will” spirit: Proactively anticipates potential challenges and develops mitigation plans to ensure that team meets goals and targets.

Encourage innovation & creative solutions: Identifies opportunities to be creative in own work and to help team be more innovative and accurate in their respective tasks and areas of work.
Focus on getting results: Monitors team’s deliverables and provides feedback to ensure outcomes are delivered consistently and accurately.
Make commitments and make good on commitments: Provides accurate guidance to team on expected responsibilities and tasks, whilst also upholding own commitment to the team.
Be Decisive: Sets an example and provides guidance to junior team members on when to escalate issues when faced with challenging issues in the workplace or in the field.

Connect and share across WFP units: Facilitates partnerships with other WFP units to accomplish missions in the field.
Build strong external partnerships: Sets an example and provides guidance to team on how to build relationships with external partners.
Be politically agile & adaptable: Articulates to colleagues or direct reports the value of contributing to other WFP teams and agency partnerships in fulfilling WFP’s goals and objectives.
Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships: Organizes, monitors, and prioritizes own and team’s efforts to ensure that they will fulfill the needs of internal and external partners.

Functional Capabilities
Capability Name: Description of the behaviour expected for the proficiency level
Strategic approach to security risk management: Demonstrates understanding of strategic approaches to security to identify potential threats. Contributes to the creation and implementation of WFPs mitigation measures
Operational knowledge of security risk management: Demonstrates some understanding of day to day security operations. Contributes knowledge to development of resolutions to aspects of challenges faced, as directed
Security resource management: Demonstrates ability to track and compile reports on HQ and Field staffing and financial resource usage on a project-level basis.
Analysis and solution development: Demonstrates understanding of key UN inter-governmental body partner agencies. Understands implications of security information and reports and supports in the identification of mitigating actions against threats and vulnerabilities to WFP’s operations
Planning compliance and emergency management          Supports in planning and prioritisation practices in-line with established security policies and procedures.

Other Specific Job Requirements:
This section is optional to describe additional responsibilities & knowledge required for the specific job.

Desired Experiences for Entry into the Role
·         Has gained sound knowledge of security operations technical processes
·         Has provided technical guidance and training to staff members within area of expertise
·         Has supported research and collation of data which feeds into reports that inform security operations activities

NB: Female applicants and qualified applicants from Uganda with Ugandan Nationality are especially encouraged to apply.

WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.

No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service.

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: 31st October 2019

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