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4 No Experience Community TB DSD Resource Person NGO Jobs - Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)


Job Title:    Community TB DSD Resource Persons (4 Fresher Job Opportunities)

Organization: Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

Duty Station: Kampala and Wakiso, Uganda

Vacancy Code: TBDSD-001


About US:

The mission of the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is to “Strengthen Health Systems in Africa with 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, Training, Research, Laboratory services (including the CAP-certified IDI Core Lab & Translational Lab), Global Health Security and Health System Strengthening Programmes.


Job Summary:  The Community TB DSD Resource Persons will work collaboratively with Facility TB Focal Persons, TB DSD mentors and community structures in their catchment area to provide community TB services towards achievement of UN high level targets on TB case identification, treatment success and prevention.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        Support contact investigation and related documentation for all index TB patients.

·        Support identification of TB hotspots, community TB screening and linkage of presumed TB cases to TB diagnostic services (physically or referral of samples)

·        Support continuity of TB treatment and preventive therapy for all eligible individuals within the community

·        Maintain up-to-date TB patient retention tools including TB patient’s locator forms, appointment books and TB follow up logs.

·        Support TB patient appointment tracking, reminders and follow up of missed appointments

·        Identify potential community drug distribution points to inform selection of appropriate ones for a specific group of TB patients

·        Monitor TB patients’ retention in the DSD modality of their choice and support ongoing awareness on TB services available within the communities

·        Maintain up-to-date records of all TB services accessed by patients or their contacts within the community

·        Support identification of TB treatment supporters and continued provision of psychosocial support to TB patients within the community.

·        Support active screening of patients on TB treatment or preventive therapy for adverse events and linkage to appropriate services

·        Support referral and linkage of all MDR TB patients to the MDR treatment center.

·        Participate in review of performance at facility level and in development of action plans to address identified gaps

·        Any other duties as may reasonably be assigned from time to time.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The applicant for the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) Community TB DSD Resource Persons job must hold a Degree in Social work and Social Administration or Degree in Counselling and Guidance

·        Training in counselling is an added advantage.

·        Strong computer skills

·        Good communication skills

·        Fluency in Luganda and English

·        Understands client confidentiality and exhibits high level of ethical conduct


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their CVs, including 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


Key Notes:

·        IDI is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a recruitment fee or any other fees at any stage of the recruitment process.

·        Internal candidates who meet the required specifications and have worked with IDI for a period of at least one year will be given priority.

·        Make sure that your application letter, CV (Not more than 4pages) and certificates are attached as one PDF document.

·        Indicate the Vacancy Code as the subject line of your email.

·        Please note that if you DO NOT indicate the vacancy code as instructed above, your application will not be considered.

·        Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

·        Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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


Deadline:  5th March 2021


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Coordinator, Policy Advocacy & Engagement Career Jobs - Uganda National NGO Forum (UNNGOF)


Job Title:    Coordinator, Policy Advocacy & Engagement

Organisation: Uganda National NGO Forum (UNNGOF)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Head of Programmes


About US:

The Uganda National NGO Forum (UNNGOF) is a National Platform for NGOs that influence governance and development processes in Uganda and enhance their operating environment. Its constituency comprises National, Regional and International NGOs operating in different parts of the country. It also works with a larger civil society constituency to promote citizen-based governance.


Job Summary:  The Coordinator, Policy Advocacy & Engagement will coordinate Policy and Advocacy work of UNNGOF within the ambit of the strategic plan and based on identified priorities and objectives, in order to influence policy and practices at local and national level with government and other stakeholders.


The role will lead on research and analysis of political, social and economic trends in the country, as well as the efficacy of policies and its implementation, in order to identify key focus areas for civil society advocacy interventions. This position will also be responsible for: visioning, planning, implementing and evaluating our policy agenda.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        Provide strategic and operational leadership on development and implementation of an

·        advocacy strategy to deliver impact in relation to UNNGOF’s strategic plan;

·        Lead the process of designing a clear policy and advocacy component;

·        Analyze sector policies in order to generate evidence on their impact on the CSO sector;

·        Identify priorities for advocacy and policy actions to be implemented by UNNGOF

·        throughout its programming stages;

·        Spearhead policy monitoring and analysis for the CSO sector in collaboration with other

·        stakeholders and identify key policy recommendations and design appropriate messages for policy makers and stakeholders;

·        Support initiatives of local actors to influence and contribute to National Policy development;

·        Lead on influencing key external targets such as specific government departments, UN

·        Agencies and other international institutions and donors, to strengthen policy and practice;

·        Coordinate and undertake research, analysis and drafting responses to a range of issues and topics;

·        Develop annual work plans and budgets for the Policy Advocacy & Engagement Component and ensure delivery of set targets;

·        Supervise and mentor staff under the Policy, Advocacy & Engagement Component; and

·        Perform any other duties that are beyond the scope of this job description in mutual discussion and agreement with the Head of Programmes.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        Broad knowledge and understanding of policy and advocacy processes at both national and international levels.

·        The ideal candidate must hold a Master’s degree in the fields of social work, development economics, political science and or any other related field.

·        Three to five years of working experience in a managerial and or senior position in the NGO sector.

·        Possess excellent analytical and writing skills with proficient computer knowledge.

·        Evidence of participation in the development of policy briefs and research papers.

·        Excellent communication, facilitation and public relations skills.


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should submit their applications, detailed CVs including 3 referees and copies of professional/academic certificates to the Executive Director via email at


Deadline: Friday 26th February 2021.


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2 Fresher Disability Inclusion Officer NGO Job Opportunities - Light for the World


Job Title:    Disability Inclusion Officer (2 Fresher Jobs)

Organisation: Light for the World

Duty Station:   Uganda


About US:

Light for the World is a global disability & development organization, breaking down barriers to enrich society and unlock the potential in all of us. Light for the World (LFTW) is an international disability and development organisation whose vision is an inclusive society where no one is left behind. We enable crucial eye health services and help empower people with disabilities in some of the poorest regions of the world.


Job Summary: Reporting to the Programmes Manager, the Disability Inclusion Officer will support the WeAreAble! Programme to ensure full inclusion of persons with disabilities in all programme interventions. The WeAreAble! Programme aims at influencing laws, policies, practices and norms for improved food security by engaging public authorities, men, women and youth with disabilities and other exclused groups. It is a multi-country programme and in Uganda the programme will be implemented in Arua, Yumbe, Nwoya and Omoro.


The Disability Inclusion Officer will be responsible for programme activities to be delivered on time, to the required quality standards, and meeting both programmatic and financial targets. S/he manages relationships with a wide range of groups, including consortium partners, Disability Inclusion Facilitators, Organisations of Persons with Disabilities, Local Government Actors and all project stakeholders. The Disability Inclusion Officer is also responsible for managing the work of Disability Inclusion Facilitators, allocating and utilizing resources in an efficient manner. The Disability Inclusion Officer is an expert in project implementation and partnership management and has strong affinity with disability inclusion. He/ she has further experience with facilitation field implementation and building synergy among implementing partners


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        Support the project in development of project annual work plans and budgets.

·        Ensure timely and quality implementation of project interventions against set targets.

·        Ensure maximum integration and synergies of the Project with other ongoing interventions.

·        Coordinate the activities of the Disability Inclusion Facilitators and provide coaching and support where needed.

·        Liaises with, and provide updates on progress to, project stakeholders/management and promotes disability inclusive practices.

·        Provide timely and accurate monthly management, quarterly, semi/annual reports and other reports as needed or requested in line with project timelines

·        Monitor and guide the project’s implementation of work plan, M&E processes and budgets in line with agreed targets and standards.

·        Ensure appropriate filing and availability of documentation of project information as required for internal and external communications, accountability, audits, and evaluation purposes and reporting.

·        Liaise with the local government and other partners in regard to disability inclusive project implementation and opportunities, leveraging their resources with LFTW’s to improve sustainability.

·        Participate and represent LFTW in key partner engagements and technical working forums at district level.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The ideal candidate must hold a University Degree in field relating to humanitarian and development work, program management or a relatable field

·        Three years of experience working in Non-Governmental Organization, ideally focused on implementation of projects in a consortium and through sub-grantees

·        Demonstrated experience in Saving groups methodology, livelihoods, microfinance and IGA methodology

·        Excellent written and oral communication skills.

·        Demonstrated understanding of project management best practices, including planning, budgeting, and stakeholder management.

·        Demonstrated expertise in implementation of Livelihoods and Disability inclusion is desired.

·        Good facilitation skills are required.

·        Broad knowledge and understanding of participatory methodologies for project design, implementation and evaluation.

·        Show great initiative and be able to work well in a team and independently.

·        Ability to work independently and produce timely and high-quality results


How to Apply:

All candidate should apply online at the link below with a complete CV and a letter of motivation are important parts of this. Please let us know why you would like to join our team and why you consider yourself suitable.


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Deadline: 26th February 2021


NB: We are an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage people with disabilities to apply for this position. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.


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Gender & Social Inclusion Coordinator NGO Jobs - Plan International


Job Title:    Gender & Social Inclusion Coordinator, WASH SDG programme

Organization:  Plan International

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Project Manager SDG WASH


About US:

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it’s girls who are most affected. Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.


Job Summary:  The Gender & Social Inclusion Coordinator, WASH SDG programme will provide gender technical leadership in the WASH planning, implementation and monitoring to influence gender equality and social inclusion through our WASH interventions, both for women and girls, as well as across social (ethnic, caste, class) groups. He/she will be working on empowering socially marginalised and excluded groups especially women, girls and PWDs in the community. This will be in line with the gender transformative WASH approach to be developed, tested and implemented to achieve Gender equality and social inclusiveness in WASH SDG programming.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        The Gender & Social Inclusion Coordinator will work closely with the WASH SDG project team to conduct a project baseline, prepare & manage annual Gender Transformative implementation plans and budgets for WASH SDG project.

·        Conduct Gender analysis to understand gendered inequalities and exclusion issues to inform the WASH SDG gender transformative programming.

·        Work with the M&E team to develop WASH SDG gender sensitive tools to support implementation, and M&E in line with the project documents.

·        Support in the development of WASH Gender sensitive project indicators and ensure the result oriented reporting in line with project outcomes.

·        Build the capacity of staff and partners in Gender transformative programming to integrate Gender in to their project implementation and monitoring.

·        Provide technical support to the project team in applying the Gender Transformation Marker and localization of gender WASH sensitive packages into community systems.

·        Spearhead on engaging community structures especially Cultural and religious institutions on negative social norms and practices that impact on women and girls’ realisation of WASH rights GBV in the community.

·        Document and share best practices in gender transformative behaviour change, GBV and child protection in line with WASH project outcomes.

·        Work closely work WASH SDG PM and the Gender Taskforce to advance gender equality and inclusion in WASH project implementation.

·        Prepare, manage and support the implementation quarterly plans and budgets in line with the WASH SDG project documents.

·        Ensure Gender transformative approach in -WASH project is integrated in all aspects of intervention to challenge negative social norms and beliefs across community structures

·        Adhere to the Child Protection Policy, Code of Conduct and reporting any CPP issues;

·        Responsible for the implementation of the CPP standards as they apply to area of responsibility plus the development of actions to address identified gaps and monitoring their effectiveness.

·        Ensure that all Plan Partners, Visitors and Associates in area of responsibility are provided with and have signed and returned a copy of the child protection policy.  Inform the partners, visitors and associates that they must comply with the policy in all contacts and communications with children during their visit.

·        Ensure that children and families in area of responsibility are aware of the child protection policy and applicable local procedures, so that they know what behaviours they can expect from Plan staff, associates and visitors and whom to report any concerns;

·        Ensures that Plan International’s global policies for Child Protection (CPP) and Gender Equality and Inclusion (GEI) are fully embedded in accordance with the principles and requirements of the policy including relevant Implementation Standards and Guidelines as applicable to their area of responsibility. This includes, but is not limited to, ensuring staff and associates are aware of and understand their responsibilities under these policies and Plan International’s Code of Conduct (CoC), their relevance to their area of work, and that concerns are reported and managed in accordance with the appropriate procedures.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The ideal candidate must hold a Degree in Social sciences, development Studies, Adult and  Community Education, Gender and Development Studies or any related area

·        At least three to five years of professional experience in implementation of Gender-WASH programs in a reputable organization preferably an INGO.

·        Implementation of Gender WASH programmes in sensitive and transformative programming.

·        Facilitating gender WASH capacity building/trainings

·        Experience in gender mainstreaming

·        Dealing with Problems:

·        Dealing with gender myths at all levels

·        Capacity to deal with people of diverse cultures

·        Good communication and interpersonal skills

·        Strong advocacy and lobbying skills

·        Hands on experience in facilitation and gender analysis skills

·        Demonstrated skills and experience in proposal development, report writing

·        Computer literate (Microsoft office)



·        Ability to work and fit within a team environment

·        Gender sensitivity and mainstreaming

·        Demonstrate behaviours that embrace Child-centeredness, Community participation and partnership.


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should apply online at the link below.


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Deadline: 5th March 2021


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Programme Officer NGO Jobs - Stromme Foundation (SF)


Job Title:    Programme Officer

Organisation: Stromme Foundation (SF)

Duty Station:  Uganda


About US:

Stromme Foundation (SF) is a Norwegian international non-Governmental Organisation. From its Head Office in Kristiansand, Norway, SF works through a field structure comprising of Regional and Country Offices in East and West Africa, and Asia to implement projects in the areas of creating Employment and lob opportunities, promoting inclusive Education (IE) and strengthening the capacity of local communities. SF‘s field structure works closely with local partners in implementing projects and programmes.


Job Summary:  The Programme Officer will be responsible tor; ensuring effective and timely planning and execution of project work plans; delivering and documenting results; and sharing lessons learned with relevant partners and in relevant advocacy spaces. Additionally, the Programme Officer will coordinate and lead efforts to strengthen SFEA’s national and district level advocacy efforts to meet organisational goals. The Programme Officer will work within SFEA’s programming mandate and goal of reaching the most vulnerable adolescent girls, boys and young women and supporting them with opportunities to realise their full potential. The Programme Officer will use her/his passion for adolescent empowerment, innovation, project management skills, her/his knowledge of advocacy to adequately coordinate projects and our partners including working directly with, and collaborating, with the district authorities, CSOs, youth organisations, schools, among others. .


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Programme Development

        Work closely with the Technical Area Specialist and the Education Manager to develop and implement innovative adolescent empowerment programmes that amplify the voices to young people in policy and decision making in West Nile.

        Develop and share annual, quarterly, and monthly structured work plans, highlighting; key outputs, challenges, and action that SFEA can take advantage of to entrance its advocacy functions and meet the health and well-being needs of young people.

        Support the Communications & Marketing team with writing regular activity reports, profiling SFEA advocacy wins. collection of audio-visual Information, designing content for various programme materials and various other tasks.

        Participate in field activities to collect content including taking pictures/videos and writing stories.

        Liaise with stakeholders on the design, implementation and monitoring of the advocacy strategy including with SFEA partners. young people and other target groups, local government, and others.

        Liaise with the Business Development team to raise funds for the organisation through proposal development and other fundraising options.

        Monitoring and Evaluation

        Monitor and evaluate overall progress on achievement of results.

        Conduct training for implementing partners on data collection methodologies.

        Conduct data quality checks in the field to ensure accuracy and completion of survey questionnaires.

        Prepare informative field reports, identify shortcomings, and make relevant recommendations on a regular basis.

        Monitor the sustainability oi the projects results.

        Report monthly, quarterly, half-yearly and annual progress on all project activities to the PMEAL Adviser and Officer.

        Participate in annual project reviews and planning workshops and assist the program manager/officer in preparing relevant reports.

        Assist partners’ M&E and Protect officers with M&E tools and in supporting them in their use.

Coordination functions

        Plan and manage protect and activities at the regional office(s) and in the field

        Participate in budgeting, work plan development, implementation, and regular reviews to monitor and evaluate progress.

        Ensure regular and effective communication and coordination with SFEA’s regional partners and regularly liaise with the Kampala office and Norwegian Head Office.

        Participate in Community dialogue. advocacy issues organised by partners in West Nile and take part in research and training activities at the regional office and take lead on timely data collection and reporting.

        Come up with new and creative programming approaches and activities to promote organisational goals and ensure that young people are at the centre.

        Promote organisational publicity and visibility by participating in all District sector meetings, OPM meetings, UNHCR meetings and other network meetings.

        Represent the organization at various strategic meetings, conferences, and workshops both at regional and national level.

        in coordination with the programme team. manage the information flow between SFEA and her partners including establishing systems and processes and promoting knowledge management.

        Consult and network with relevant stakeholders as needed to ensure that their key advocacy needs are met, in compliance with agreed standards, policies and priorities.

        Liaise with SFEA partners and stakeholders to collect information and document program results and impact.

Finance and Administration

        Budget development. monitoring budget utilisation and programme expenditure, programme implementation and results, and Budget development.

        Ensuring that all disbursements are undertaken in line with principles of sound financial and technical project cycle management.

        Follow up partner's budget utilization against output and activities.

        Will lead the field team and represent Stromme Foundation in any official events.

Partner Capacity Building

        With the Technical Area Specialist and Education Manager, carry out capacity needs assessment and develop annual and yearly capacity building plans to improve functionality of partners and ensure they feature in the overall Unit plan. ~ With guidance of the technical Area Specialist, implement the capacity building plan for Animators and supervisors, and assess results to ensure real development of the program.

        Regularly monitor and give partners staff specific to Bonga technical assistance to ensure increased adherence to guidelines and principles, more effectiveness and higher efficiency.

        Conduct basic Bonga Trainings and refreshers for Animators Supervisors and overseeing staff of the program. After the first year of implementation oversee partner staff in training of animators and ensure quality.

        Ensure inter partner learning through documentation of good practices, exchange visits, and sharing of information.

        Participate in knowledge networks that add value to the programme, and involve partners, these may be workshops organized by non-partner organizations, discussion groups, participatory research, and so on.

Synergy And Sustainability

        Guided by the Technical Area Specialist, integrate Community Managed Savings Groups and food security into Bonga interventions and oversee quality implementation, its growth and development.

        Ensure that direct Bonga interventions results relate to other programmes towards a holistic approach; for example, that adolescent mothers start IGAs, can save money to support their children in schools as well as improved household wellbeing. You will be required to demonstrate through stories and quantitative reports.

        Ensure that life skills training includes cross cutting issues of gender, psychosocial support, environment management, inclusion, Peace building, HIV/AIDS, and Children’s rights.

        Ensure that skills translate into lifelong practices for the partners and beneficiaries.


        Contribute to team and organizational activities such as team building exercises, unit meetings, General staff meetings and any other relevant R0 meetings and events.

        Learn and continually participate in the improving of SFEA’s Education programmes, strategy, and guidelines.

        Lend support to the Education Manager and Economic inclusion Specialist, Technical Area-Specialist, Regional Programme Manager, and the Regional Director as needs arise.

        Respond to enquiries from external stakeholders including individuals and other organizations, usually via telephone and email, in a timely manner and in consultation with the programme manager and the team leader. Personal Qualities

        Well organised, highly motivated, innovative, can manage numerous deadlines, positive altitude, can work with multiple strong personalities, responsible, independent, and able to overcome challenges.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

        The applicant must hold a bachelor’s degree in the field of social sciences, economics, education, and development studies.

        A post graduate diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation or experience in Monitoring and Evaluation will be added advantage.

        At least three years of working experience in a refugee with national or international NGO implementing through local NGOs.

        Experience in the use of computers and office software packages and handling of web-based management systems.

        Considerable experience in qualitative and quantitative data collection methods.

        Fluency in English and any other local languages in North Western Uganda


How to Apply:

All candidates should send an application, Curriculum vitae, and Contacts of three referees addressed to;


Tile Regional Director

Stromme Foundation,

Plot 1, Kololo Hill Drive, PO Box 27200 Kampala.


Email to: with the subject line of which post you are applying.


NB: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.


Deadline: 5th March 2021 


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