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2 Psychosocial Worker NGO Jobs - Humanity & Inclusion (Salary 1.3m)

Job Title:        Psychosocial Workers (2 Entry Level Job Opportunities) (Re-advertised)
Organization: Humanity & Inclusion (Handicap International Federation)
Duty Station: Gulu and Kiryandongo, Uganda
Reports to: HI Poverty Shift Project Manager
Basic Salary: UGX 1,319,623 /=

About US:
Handicap International Federation (operating under the name 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.

About Project:
The poverty shift project (Partnership for disability inclusive ultra-poor graduation project, Uganda), is a social economic empowerment and resilient project targeting 2700 ultra poor households (70% and 15% of households respectively where project holder is a woman and or a person with disability). The project will be implemented in the Northern and western regions of uganda (Kiryandongo, Uyam, Nwoya and Gulu) , the targeting of which is based on need( these regions are characterized by high national average levels of poverty ,social deprivations and disability prevalence). Toward this end, the project brings together three consortium partners with global and local technical and programatic expertise and track record to deliver a disability inclusive ultra poor graduation project to overcome exclusion of ultra poor women and persons with disabilities. This will be achieved through direct intense and time bound support to ultra poor households through interventions packages customised around four(4) graduation approach pillars of; livelihoods, social protection, financial inclusion and social empowerment.
To deliver the above mentioned, the consortia adapted the BRAC's targeting methodology and leveraged on Humanity and Inclusion (HI) expertise on disability inclusion programming, and NOWODU's district level women associations and district level DPOs networks. In addition , HI and NUWODU will advise on enterprise selection, adaptation of IGA package, provision of assistive devices and modification of home and work environment to ensure disability specific needs are met and persons with disabilities are enabled to run IGAs. These intervention will enhance skills leading to asset accumulation/diversification, productive autonomy and multiple sources of capital.

Job Summary:  Under the supervision of the HI Poverty Shift Project Manager and in coordination with the Consortium Management Unit and the technical support of the HI Technical Unit, the MHPSS Worker will have to create and maintain an environment of strict adherence to professional and HI code of conduct to ensure provision of standard psychosocial services and to prevents exploitation of beneficiaries.

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
·        Implement field activities in collaboration with rehabilitation team (physiotherapist and occupational therapist).
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 poverty shift project manager, occupational therapist, and physiotherapist, the Psychosocial worker will:
·        Assess needs of people with disabilities identified in coordination with physiotherapist, occupational therapist, health services and families and/or caretakers by:
·        Identify and assess for psychosocial needs of beneficiaries and caregivers according to the psychosocial assessment criteria.
·        According to the outcomes of the assessment the psychosocial worker with the rehabilitation team will develop a detailed action plan with appropriate interventions.
·        Filling the different assessments and referral forms according to the assessment's criteria.
·        Offer secure and appropriate psychosocial support by:
·        Providing psychosocial services based on the informed consent of the beneficiary and adapted to her/his needs, taking into account the limitations of the project.
·        Detecting any evolution of the cases and will modify the action plan accordingly or refer to relevant colleague, superior or stakeholders.
·        Using secure and professional methods when working with beneficiaries
·        Ensure follow up of cases and proper documentation.
·        Ensuring the responsibility of the service provided to the beneficiary.
·        Providing appropriate psychosocial sessions to people with disabilities, including caregivers, through family, groups and individual based approaches in coordination with relevant services based on the specific situation of the person.
·        Providing 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.
·        Facilitating inclusion of beneficiaries into the livelihood opportunities in the consortia.
·        Identifying 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 collaboration with the program manager and the relevant Technical Advisor (livelihoods, 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 other colleagues.
·        Recognize beneficiary needs 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 beneficiary, 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.
Demonstration of an ethics, safe, secure and professional practices
·        To show professional ethics, respect and promote Humanity & Inclusion mandate and humanitarian principles at all times
·        To respect the Humanity & Inclusion protection of children policy, the protection of beneficiaries from sexual exploitation and abuse policy, the anti-fraud bribery and corruption policy and report to your line manager any non-respect of HI's policies amongst the teams or partners.
·        To report any incident or act that causes any harm to beneficiary or to others
·        To contribute to the definition and/or update of security framework at field level
·        To observe at all times strict commitment to Humanity & Inclusion Security & Safety regulations as per procedures in place at mission level
·        To support information internal dissemination to relevant focal persons at mission level aiming at reinforcing security and safety of Handicap International staff and assets
·        To participate in security meetings upon the line manager request and report relevant information to the appropriate persons

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant for the Humanity & Inclusion (Handicap International Federation) Psychosocial Worker job vacancy must hold a bachelor’s degree in Community Psychology, Social Sciences, Community development or other relevant bachelor degrees with proven experience in Psychosocial, mental health and disability inclusion.
·        One year of professional experience in an NGO at officer level
·        At least 2 years of professional experience in MHPSS related work
·        At least 2 years of professional experience in Education
·        Experience in consortia lead projects
·        Experience in the fields of inclusion / accessibility of services / services to persons with disabilities
·        Experience in training of adults
·        Experience working in refugee context.

·        Strong comprehension of the psychosocial issues of children with disabilities
·        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
·        Fluently spoken local languages will be an added advantage
·        Knowledge of project cycle and related tools and methodologies
·        Knowledge of the Education and Disability Sectors in Uganda

Personal Qualities:
·        Ability to work under high pressure;
·        Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills
·        Strong communication and networking skills
·        Strong interest in the fields related to HI mandate
·        Strong team player and ability to work independently

Starting Date: October 01st 2020
Length of contract: One year - renewable
Gross Salary: UGX. 1,319,623 /=

·        Humanity and Inclusion is an Equal Opportunity Employer, we encourage females and persons with disabilities to apply to become a part of our organization.
·        HI staff must adhere to the values and principles outlined in the Code of Conduct. In accordance with these values.
·        HI operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti-fraud, bribery, and corruption.
·        HI does not solicit funds in exchange for employment opportunities.

How to Apply:
If you feel you meet the requirements, please send an updated CV (3 pages max, including three professional referees current and/or past line managers) with a cover letter as One Document to HR department at indicating the position applied for.

Deadline: 7th August 2020 by 5:00pm

NB: Any efforts to influence the recruitment process will lead to automatic disqualification.

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Admin Jobs - Personal Assistant - Movit Products Limited (MPL)

Job Title:   Personal Assistant
Organization: Movit Products Limited (MPL)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Chief Operating Officer (COO)

About US:
Movit Products Limited (MPL) is a leading Quality Cosmetics Manufacturing Company in Africa with operations in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Rwanda, Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan. Movit Products Limited manufactures healthy beauty hair, skin and nail care products aimed at empowering every person to face life with confidence

Job Summary: The Personal Assistant will be providing coordination, administrative, managerial support to the Chief Operating Officer's office.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Review, summarize reports and keep the Chief Operating Officer updated on all company Operations occurrences;
·       Manage the Chief Operating Officers’ email, calendar and other correspondence to ensure that appointments and schedules are adhered to;
·       Manage internal and external communication in the Chief Operating Officers’ Office.
·       Prepare well thought out professional documents, reports & routine correspondences;
·       Maintain an up to date filing system of records that is accessible by relevant staff;
·       Develop the Chief Operating Officers’ operational plans and budgets; monitor their implementation and report on the performance.
·       Organize meetings, document and disseminate proceedings, follow up and report on the implementation of key action points;
·       Attend meetings, transcribe and maintain accurate Minutes and ensure that the approved/signed versions are filed accordingly;
·       Provide Support In collection of operations Information and filing all Operations documentation.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal candidate must at least hold a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Secretarial Studies or its equivalent from a recognized university;
·       At least four years’ relevant work experience preferably in the same position in a busy working environment;
·       Must have a proactive approach to problem-solving with strong decision-making skills;
·       Must be assertive with Excellent organizational and Communication skills;
·       Excellent report writing, presentation, analytical and numerical skills with in-depth understanding of the entire MS Office suite
·       Ability to work under pressure with minimum or no supervision and meet deadlines in a fast-paced changing environment
·       Excellent interpersonal, communication and organization skills with a high demonstrable level of integrity and confidentiality
·       High level of integrity and confidentiality

How to Apply:
All Interested candidates are invited to apply through our email    copy . Indicate the Job Title in the subject line. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 21st August 2020

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UN Career Jobs - Programme Analyst, RH/MH/RHCS - United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

Job Title:      Programme Analyst, RH/MH/RHCS 
Organization: United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Programme Delivery and Coordination Specialist
Grade: NOA

About UNFPA:
UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every birth is safe, and every young person's potential is fulfilled. UNFPA expands the possibilities for women and young people to lead healthy and productive lives. Since UNFPA started working in 1969, the number – and rate – of women dying from complications of pregnancy or childbirth has been halved. Families are smaller and healthier. Young people are more connected and empowered than ever before.

Job Summary:  The Programme Analyst, RH/MH/RHCS analyzes and assesses relevant political, social and economic trends and provides substantive inputs to project formulation, implementation and evaluation. The programme officer guides and facilitates the delivery of UNFPA programmes by coordinating activities, supporting UNFPA field based staff and monitoring of results achieved in the implementation.  S(he) ensures and guides the appropriate application of systems and procedures and develops enhancements if necessary.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        Keeps abreast of new policy developments and strategies analyzing policy papers, strategy documents, national plans and development frameworks and the humanitarian situation in Uganda.
·        Promotes translation of national RH policy into action/implementation at district level including for humanitarian districts by providing regular updates to UNFPA field based staff on maternal health, reproductive health and HIV and analysing basic factors affecting the achievement of RH results, recommends corrective actions and follows up on recommendations.
·        Supports UNFPA field based staff and effectiveness of UNFPA programme implementation.
·        Brings forward relevant issues and recommendations from implementation level/district level  to national and policy level and follows through with action as required
·        Evaluates maternal health, sexual reproductive health/HIV integration programme activities by conducting field visits, participating in review meetings and evaluation missions and preparing inputs to donor reports and other reporting requirements.
·        Engages in humanitarian and development coordination structures. Ensures synergies with existing programmes and linkages with partner programmes and interventions.
·        Identifies opportunities for UNFPA assistance and interventions and contributes to resource mobilization, including for humanitarian and development programmes
·        Prepares and monitors budgets and expenditures through the UNFPA global financial and programme software (Atlas); and reviews funding authorization and certificates of expenditure reports.
·        Monitors UNFPA’s programme activities by keeping close record of activities being implemented on ground, funds being expended at the project level and agreements and work plans with implementing partners. Continuously guides implementing partners on UNFPA programming processes including RH technical support and adherence to correct, quality and timely reporting.
·        Contributes to the creation and sharing of knowledge by synthesizing and documenting findings and lessons learned, success stories and best practices, strategies and approaches of the Country Office for increasing access to and utilization of RH services more so among vulnerable populations, including refugees and people with disabilities

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The ideal candidate for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Programme Analyst, RH/MH/RHCS job opportunity should hold an advanced university degree in medicine, public health, social science or other relevant field
·        Professional experience preferably in programme/project management in the public or private sector. 
·        Excellent communication skills and experience with management of staff.
·        Experience in Maternal Health and local government systems would be an added advantage
·        Substantive work experience in the field of SRHR, GBV and/or Gender in humanitarian and post conflict recovery setting is preferred.
·        Specialized knowledge and experience within Health Systems Strengthening and integrated SRHR/GBV/HIV approaches is desirable.
·        A thorough understanding of the UN system in general, and especially UNFPA mandate, its policies and operations and current development topics and political issues in Uganda will be an added advantage.
·        Computer skills: Proficiency in current office software applications.
·        Languages: Fluency in oral and written English is required

·        Exemplifying integrity
·        Demonstrating commitment to UNFPA and the UN system
·        Embracing diversity in all its forms
·        Embracing change
Core Competencies:
·        Achieving Results 
·        Being Accountable
·        Developing and Applying Professional Expertise/Business Acumen
·        Thinking analytically and Strategically
·        Working in Teams/Managing Ourselves and our Relationships
·        Communicating for Impact
Functional Competencies:
·        Advocacy/Advancing a policy oriented agenda
·        Results-based programme development and management
·        Innovation and marketing of new approaches
·        Leveraging the resources of national governments and partners/Building strategic alliances and partners
·        Resource mobilization

N.B: There is no application, processing or other fee at any stage of the application process. UNFPA does not solicit or screen for information in respect of HIV or AIDS and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.

How to Apply:
All interested applicants who wish to join the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to click on the link below and follow the application instructions after reviewing the job details.

Deadline: 11th August 2020

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