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Several Consultancy Jobs - Agribusiness and Smallholder Agriculture Experts - Farm Africa

Organization: Farm Africa
Duty Station: Kampala and Northern Uganda
Duration: Varied – short-term and long-term consultancy contracts

About US:
Farm Africa is an international non-governmental organization working to end hunger and bring prosperity to rural Africa. We work to increase the incomes and improve food security of smallholder farmers, pastoralists, agro-pastoralists, and forest dwellers in East Africa. A core part of our strategy is to ensure that our interventions are both economically sustainable and scalable. The systematic integration of market linkages in implementing programmes is crucial to our ability to scale our interventions cost-effectively. Farm Africa has the ambition to be the leading European NGO specialising in Agriculture, Natural Resource Management and Market Engagement.

Job Summary:  Farm Africa Uganda is rapidly expanding and anticipate requiring the services of a variety of technical experts to support the delivery of our growing portfolio of projects over the coming months and years.  We are therefore requesting senior level experts interested in both short-term and long-term consulting opportunities with Farm Africa Uganda to submit their details for consideration for forthcoming assignments. We anticipate requiring support in a number of diverse areas, primarily focusing on smallholder engagement in agricultural value chains and agribusiness. 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The Agribusiness and Smallholder Agriculture Experts must possess post graduate degrees or equivalent in Agriculture, Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness Management, Business Administration, Rural Development/Livelihoods, or another relevant field;
  • In-depth knowledge of the agricultural sector in Uganda, particularly experience with regards to supporting the commercialisation of smallholder agriculture
  • At least eight years of experience working within the smallholder agriculture and agribusiness sectors in East Africa, four years’ of which must have been in Uganda
  • Working on large scale grant funded programmes or commercial contracts focusing on key agricultural value chains in Uganda
  • Experience in designing projects or interventions that support smallholder farmers or small-scale producers to commercialise their operations
  • Delivering (or overseeing delivery of) technical assistance to a variety of different stakeholders within the agricultural value chain including producer organisations, off-takers and SMEs
  • Experience in using a wide range of different tools and approaches to promote the participation of young people, women, and people with disabilities in agriculture and agribusiness
  • Delivering (or overseeing delivery of) business development services to agribusinesses.

  • Excellent IT skills, and in particular the ability to manage and manipulate large, complex budgets using Excel
  • Ability to identify areas of weakness and support capacity development amongst both project teams and external stakeholders such as producer organisations and SMEs
  • Excellent communication skills, written and oral, with the ability to distil complex information into accessible language

Values:  Farm Africa’s values are very important to us as an employer and they are also very important to our employees. All prospective employees and consultants should take some time to carefully consider our values and how they fit with your own personal values before expressing an interest in working with Farm Africa.

Our values
  • Expert: Deep expertise and insightful evidence-based solutions are at the heart of everything Farm Africa does.
  • Grounded: Positive change starts with Africa’s people, so our experts work closely with local communities, engaging them in every level of decision-making.
  • Impactful: We take a long-term view so we can deliver lasting changes for farmers and their families.
  • Bold: We model innovative new approaches and are not afraid to challenge strategies that are failing.

How to Apply:
If you are interested in being considered for future opportunities with Farm Africa, please submit your current CV, availability, and anticipated fee rate or salary expectations to:

Please subject your email, “Agri Experts Uganda – Last name, first name”

Deadline: 31st August 5.00pm EAT

NB: Please DO NOT send additional documents such as certificates and references with your application. Successful candidates ONLY will be required to provide these documents during the referencing process.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Fresher Research Officer Job Opportunities - Forcier Consulting Group

Job Title:      Research Officer
Organization: Forcier Consulting Group
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Director of Research

About US:
Forcier Consulting was founded in response to the overwhelming demand for data, research and information in some of the most challenging environments in Africa. While we aim to produce reliable and high-quality research in these complex settings, we also make long-term investments in building the capacity of national staff to serve as researchers and consultants. Through this approach, not only do we ensure that today's decision-makers are able to create evidence-based policies and programs,  but we also establish a research legacy and sustainable technical services industry within each country we work in.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Conduct literature reviews, draft concept notes and inception reports, and gather relevant background information;
  • Develop fieldwork and data collection plans including coordinating logistics, operations and financial aspects of fieldwork;
  • Develop fieldwork budgets and monitor their effective execution;
  • Draft quantitative and qualitative data collection tools for projects covering a range of subject matters;
  • Conduct data entry, data quality assurance, data cleaning;
  • Analyze qualitative and quantitative data and actively contribute to report writing;
  • Other tasks as agreed between the Research Officer and the Director of Research.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a B.A. degree (or equivalent) in international affairs/development, political science, or a related field, M.A. degree preferred;
  • Two years of experience (professional or academic) conducting research including quantitative and/or qualitative data analysis and report writing;
  • Prior experience with project management including budgets, timelines and logistics preferred;
  • Knowledge of STATA or SPSS for data quality assurance, data cleaning and data analysis will be considered a significant asset;
  • Experience collaborating with diverse, multi-cultural teams;
  • Eagerness to learn and be pushed into new areas, and ability to learn from mistakes;
  • Energetic, dynamic and strong work ethic;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.

NB: This position is open to Ugandan nationals only.

How to Apply:
All candidates should apply online by clicking on the link below.

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Consultancy Jobs for Audit Firms - External Audit of the Handicap International Federation (Uganda)

Organization: Handicap International
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Handicap International 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.

In October 2017, HI launched its new programme directed at the refugee response in Arua District, West Nile region. HI is currently implementing psychosocial support services, community-based rehabilitation, protection of persons with specific needs, and disability inclusion. These actions are implemented in Omugo Settlement, the extension of Rhino Camp Settlement where most new refugees are being settled, and Imvepi Settlement.
These actions comprise the four components of HI’s Uganda Refugee Response Strategy. Funding is secured until end December 2018. The total mission portfolio is 1.5 million EURO, implemented by a staff of 40. While current activities are limited to Arua District, HI intends to expand the scope to other refugee areas including other districts in Northern Uganda hosting South Sudanese refugee populations, and the Congolese refugee sites in Western Uganda. Furthermore, HI is launching a longer-term development project on Inclusive Health, and exploring other development opportunities in inclusive education and livelihoods.
HI is legally registered in Uganda having obtained the NGO Permit, the Certificate of Incorporation, and the Memorandum of Understanding from the Office of the Prime Minister. These legal documents are required to implement activities in Uganda. HI’s Head Office is in Kampala, and field operations are based in the office in Arua Town

Objective of the assignment
The objective of this assignment is to ensure that organisation's internal controls, processes, guidelines and policies are adequate, effective and in compliance with governmental requirements, industry standards and organisation’s policies; that reporting mechanisms prevent errors in financial statements.

Timing and duration
·         Applicant should detail needed timing and duration for the full completion of assignment.
·         Duration to be audited is financial year: 01/07/2017-30/06/2018

·         The methodology will be detailed in the Engagement letter but should be indicated in the proposal document for prior review. The audit will be conducted in accordance with International Standards on Auditing (ISAs), as promulgated by the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (the “IAASB”).
·         As part of the exercise, the Auditor will consider, solely for the purpose of planning the audit and determining the nature, timing, and extent of audit procedures, the Project’s internal control over financial reporting.
·         In accordance with the ISAs the Auditor will communicate certain matters related to the conduct and results of the audit to those charged with governance. The Auditor will provide the final audit report and Management Letter at the end of the assignment.

·         Engagement letter by 25/06/2018
·         Draft report by 06/08/2018.
·         Final report and Management Letter by 20/08/2018

Support and resources to be provided
·         HI will provide logistical support including travel, accommodation and meals during fieldwork. All normal office facilities and supplies will be provided – but the Auditor will provide their own computer.
·         Contracting will be processed by the Finance, Admin and HR Manager and signed off by the Country Manager. We will provide all key project-related documents such as are necessary to perform the assignment, prior to the start of the exercise. The Finance, Admin and HR Manager will work closely with the Auditor and play a logistical support role during the exercise.

Key documents and sources of information to be consulted
Information and key documents will be provided upon assignment. In case any additional information will be needed to Audit firm in order to complete their offer email from “Contact details” to be contacted.

To apply, you must be a Registered Audit Firm that has worked with International NGOs on similar assignment and registered with ICPA Uganda.

How to Apply:
Interested firms are required to submit detailed technical and financial proposals to undertake the assignment, to: with subject “HI UG External audit FY 2018-2018” 5 p.m. (Uganda time) on 15th June 2018. Enquiries may be directed to the same e-mail address. No applications send in hard copies will be considered.

NB: Please note that this is a competitive process and only the successful firm will be contacted. No phone calls.

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Tax Senior Job Opportunity - RSM Eastern Africa

Job Title:            Tax Senior
Organisation: RSM Eastern Africa
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
RSM is one of the world’s sixth largest network of independent audit, tax and consulting firms. RSM provides audit, assurance, tax and consulting services to clients in the sectors of financial services, manufacturing and trading, agriculture, public sector, hospitality among others. RSM in Eastern Africa is a member of RSM, the 6th largest global network of accounting firms that serves clients in 120 countries supported by more than 43,000 professionals. We are currently recruiting self-driven individuals to join our highly motivated team that is united by our vision “Eastern Africa’s most sought after and trusted audit, tax and consulting firm driven by a passionate team.”

Job Summary: The Tax Senior will support RSM’s expanding tax services division, we invite applications from pro-active and dynamic individuals for the position of Tax senior. The Tax senior will be responsible for execution of client tax engagements which include planning, executing, directing and completing tax engagements under the direct supervision of the Tax manager. 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Providing tax consultancy and agency services on direct and indirect taxation
  • Advising clients on tax planning and compliance. 
  • Representing clients in tax audits, compliance checks and investigations
  • Resolving matters with Uganda Revenue Authority
  • Assisting the tax team  to prepare briefs on current tax developments and changes in tax legislation

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The RSM Tax Senior should hold full professional qualifications i.e. CPA (U), ACCA with a  Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Law, Economics or business related disciplines
  • At least three years continuous tax compliance and consulting experience
  • Extensive knowledge of Ugandan tax laws and practice

How to Apply:
All candidates should submit their applications and detailed CVs indicating a daytime contact telephone number to the following address with the Email subject indicated as [applicant name and position that you are applying for]


NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.          

Deadline: 11th May 2018 by 5:00pm

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Consultancy Services (Health & Safety Procedures & Manual) - Living Goods (LG)

Organisation: Living Goods (LG)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Living Goods (LG) is an NGO focused on improving lives by ensuring every woman and child has access to basic healthcare at the community level. LG currently operates in Uganda and Kenya with the head office in California, USA. It counts nearly 250 staff based either in capital cities or in the field. LG is expanding rapidly and plans to grow to approximately 1,000 employees across Africa by 2023. The current staff count is 310 overall with nearly 160 in Uganda and 137 in Kenya.  Given our plans for growth and appreciation of the need for risk management, LG needs to ensure its approach to and management of health and safety are fit for purpose.

Job Summary: LG seeks a suitably qualified and experienced consultant to undertake a health and safety review of our operations across Uganda and Kenya. Following the review, the consultant will review and develop policies, procedures, resources and training aimed at optimizing the effectiveness of LG’s approach to Health & Safety.

Scope of work
  • Conduct a gap analysis of LG’s existing staff health, safety and training policies, procedures, guidelines, work instructions, etc including consulting with key members of staff.
  • Recommend changes to existing policies, procedures, guidelines, work instructions, roles, etc., to bring LG in line with best practice in the international development sector and legal/funder compliance and remedy deficiencies identified from the gap analysis, taking into account the diverse nature of LG’s workforce and operating environments.
  • Develop new written policies, procedures, tools and other related resources to be included in the Health and Safety Manual.
  • Conduct a training needs analysis
  • Develop a training program with supporting materials and deliver a Training of Trainers (ToT) for relevant LG staff in KE and UG.

  • Draft and final gap analysis report. This report will include outcomes of the review of existing work health and safety documentation and recommendations for improvement improvements including staff that should be responsible;
  • Documented policies, procedures and other related tools and resources (to address gaps identified)
  • Training needs analysis
  • Training resources – materials and tools
  • ToT program.

  • Application by 25th April 2018
  • Gap analysis by 31st May
  • Documents on policies, procedures, etc. by 30th June
  • Training delivery mid-late July

  • The proposal is to outline the experience, capacity and capability to undertake the scope of work within the specified timeframe.
  • Submissions are to include a clear and consistent approach to this work, supported by a project plan indicating the key activities, milestones and deliverables.
  • In addition to providing the proposed approach and activities to be undertaken, the consultant should also provide:
  • A breakdown of proposed costs;
  • Curricula vitae of consultant(s);
  • Salary history/bio-data to justify proposed consultant rate; and
  • Other supporting information deemed to be relevant to the ToR.

Consultants will be shortlisted on the basis of past experience in handling similar types of projects/assignments in the international development sector in Africa.

How to Apply:
All proposals should be sent to

Deadline: 25th April, 2018

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