30 Client Service Officer Job Opportunities - SolarNow

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Consultancy Adverts - Outdoor Advertisement Services - Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)

Organization: Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
As part of its commitment to support wildlife law enforcement and interventions to reduce poaching, illegal wildlife trade, trafficking, and consumption, Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) aims to create awareness about the importance of protecting endangered species by disseminating information to the public. With support from the D.N. Batten Foundation, the “Uganda-China Initiative(U-CI)” will support Uganda Wildlife Authority and Civil Aviation Authority to disseminate key information to the public aimed at reducing wildlife crime and ultimately increase species population in East Africa.

Job Summary:  WCS is seeking to contract a suitably qualified and experienced consultant/firm to undertake work associated with the design and implementation of communication and public awareness materials related to the above-mentioned project. The purpose of this Terms of Reference (TOR) is to solicit competitive proposals for the consultancy advertised.

Wildlife awareness messages will be delivered via billboards and signages at strategic high traffic hotspots within Kampala and Entebbe International Airport (Kibuye round about, Entebbe airport and the Fairway intersection). The graphics on the billboards will communicate key message highlighting the need to value and protect wildlife as well as discouraging the public from engaging in illegal trade, trafficking, consumption or illegal possession of wildlife. The billboards will display commonly illegally traded species, signs and messages of caution, penalties for poaching, illegal possession, and involvement in illegal wildlife trade, trafficking, and consumption of protected species and calls to the public to value and protect the country’s diverse wildlife species richness.

Objective: The objective of the consultancy is to design and implement communication and public awareness materials intended to motivate and educate the public about the need to value and protect endangered wildlife species.

Scope of Work
The consultant will be contracted to:
Conceptualize, develop layout, format, design and implement public promotional materials to increase awareness on the need to value and protect Uganda’s diverse wildlife species. The following will be required:
·         Originality of designs and artwork to avoid plagiarism
·         Use of high quality materials that are weather resistant and durable.
·         Use of lamination and UV resistible inks to avoid color fading.
·         All billboards will be in the English language
·         WCS will entirely own the copyright to all billboards, graphics, designs, and artwork.

Expected Deliverables and Due Dates complete the outputs mentioned above, the consultant will be required to:
Prepare and present a comprehensive public awareness work-plan outlining the work/activities to be undertaken, including implementation plan and timelines five (5) days after award of contract Prepare and present design layouts (Printing /production) of billboards and other materials for review (with relevant photos and massages) per hotspot ten (10) days after the submission and approval of the work plan. Installation/implementation will be done within five (5) days after WCS’ approval of all communication materials.
Presentation of Final Report describing accomplishment of eighty percent 80% of activities outlined and on the consultancy which is upon completion of maintenance period as specified in the contract

Payment Schedule:
·         10% on submission and acceptance of the work-plan, including public awareness strategy with implementation plans and timelines
·         70% on submission and acceptance of Progress Report describing accomplishment of 80% percent of the planned and approved messages and designs. Design layouts and other materials already completed must be attached as final products to this report.
·         20% on submission and acceptance of the Final Report describing activities achieved based on work plan and upon completion of maintenance period as specified in the contract

Evaluation Criteria
Proposals will be evaluated on the basis of:
·         Cost effectiveness / price
·         Implementation methodology
·         Experience of consultant/firm 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
The applicant’s team should have the following qualifications:
·         A masters degrees in the field of Industrial Art and Applied Design or Marketing
·         A minimum of 10 years of professional experience in graphic designs, marketing, development communications or a related field
·         Capability and proven experience in developing and executing public awareness strategies
·         Capability and proven experience crafting messages for outdoor advertising targeting a variety of audiences
·         Ability and proven experience in multi-tasking, taking initiative and working effectively under pressure
·         Familiarity with branding compliance and outdoor messaging
·         Excellent written skills
·         Prior experience in developing wildlife related massages is an added advantage

Submission requirements: Proposal submissions are to include the following:
·         Technical proposal not exceeding 10 pages in length with the proposed approach and activities to be taken for the implementation and management of the consultancy, including an operational work plan with timelines
·         Breakdown of costs with man days for each team members (if team approach is utilized).
·         Curriculum Vitae of consultant and for each member of the team (if a team approach is utilized)
·         Other supporting material deemed to be relevant to the proposal may be attached as an annex.

Duration and location: The duration of the Consultancy is scheduled to last a maximum of twelve (12) months. The Scope of work can be conducted remotely with project team via electronic communication. However, face-to- face meetings will be required to discuss the requirements, implementation process and other pertinent details for the execution of the Scope of Work as well as the final presentation of the final report. Any equipment or materials needed to accomplish these TOR will be covered by the consultant. Any expenses, unless explicitly articulated by the WCS, will be at the expense of the consultant

How to Apply:
All interested applicants are requested to submit their Proposals based on the Terms of Reference outlined above to contact persons below;

The Country Director, WCS Uganda Program
Wildlife Conservation Society
Email: snampindo@wcs.org
Cc: hmwiza@wcs.org , pmulondo@wcs.org gmwedde@wcs.org

Deadline: 1st August 2019

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Capacity Development Officer Job Opportunities - Ministry of Water and Environment

Organisation: Ministry of Water and Environment
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Team Leader, Water Management Zone

About US:
Ministry of Water and Environment with the support from Adaptation Fund is executing a project on Enhancing Resilience of Communities to Climate Change through Catchment Based Integrated Management of Water and Related Resources in Uganda (EURECCCA). The project started in May, 2017 and will be completed by October, 2021. It is implemented in 3 catchments of Aswa in Upper Nile Water Management Zone (WMZ), Awoja in Kyoga Water Management Zone and Maziba in Victoria Water Management Zone.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Coordinate the preparation and implementation of various training events in the catchment and ensure harmonization to avoid conflicts.
  • Coordinate the training activities under the demonstration site and ensure that the various trainings in there are well coordinated and implemented.
  • Supervise consultants and contractors implementing various project activities and ensure that capacity development aspects are given adequate consideration.
  • Advise and make appropriate recommendations to the project management team on identified project capacity building needs and strategies and operational problems through reports, review meetings and site visits
  • Monitor the progress of project capacity building activities to ensure adherence to set standards and specifications and agreed implementation time schedules
  • In liaison with the sector capacity Development office, prepare and carry out awareness and training to project stakeholders on issues related to catchment based water resources management
  • In liaison with the Social Development Officer and other officers, organise training and awareness raising events for communities ensuring their involvement in and ownership of catchment based integrated water resources management interventions in the project area Ensure the integration of training activities during the project implementation and
  • Management
  • Collaborate with local governments, NGOs and other actors to ensure efficiency and effectiveness in planning, development and management of training and awareness raising activities during the project implementation.
  • Participate in preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual project work plans and progress reports.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisors.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies or its equivalent from a recognised University A post graduate degree in capacity development or any related field is an added advantage.
  • A minimum of six years of general experience in capacity development, awareness raising, engagement and training of various stakeholders.
  • Experience in conducting training of trainers will be an added advantage
  • Extensive knowledge in environmental and social safeguards management and Gender issues
  • Excellent technical skills in communication and stakeholder engagement
  • Knowledge of at least one local language spoken in the project area is a must.

How to Apply:
All applications must be accompanied with recent (3) passport size photographs and CVs detailing work experience, present position, current remuneration, professional and educational qualifications. Applicants must also include contact details (telephone and email) of three (3) referees and female candidates are encouraged to apply Applications should be addressed to the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Water and Environment, Old Port Bell Road, Luzira PO Box, 20026, Kampala and should be delivered to the Ministry Registry

Deadline: 19th July 2019 

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Facilities Consultant - Living Goods (LG)

Job Title:    Facilities Consultant
Organisation: Living Goods (LG)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Living Goods (LG) is a non-profit organization focused on improving lives by ensuring every woman and child has access to basic healthcare at the community level. LG operates in Uganda and Kenya.

Living Goods offers products that improve health and wealth and are otherwise difficult to access for too many people in need. Product sales also enable our Community Health Promoters to earn a modest income and for Living Goods to recover 100 percent of the product costs, thus reducing the annual cost of the Living Goods system

Living Goods operates employs more than 300 staff working in 23 offices across Uganda. The organization’s administrative headquarters are in Kampala. Facilities outside Kampala, also known as branches, have a dual function as office and storage space for our products.

Consultancy Objective : Living Goods seeks a suitably qualified and experienced consultant to document existing facility management practices and procedures. The consultant is expected to then lead the development of a facility management manual as well as related procedures and forms. The manual to cover the following topics:
·         Roles & Responsibilities
·         Premises Standards & Statutory Compliance
·         Premises Selection Process (New premises and relocations)
·         Facility Leasing & Lease Management
·         Workspace Allocation & Changes
·         Furniture & Assets
·         Building Maintenance
·         Fire Safety
·         Security
·         Sanitation and Hygiene
·         Waste Management
·         Inspection & Compliance

Scope of work
Document existing practices & Identify needs
Gather information, compile existing policies and documents, interview key stakeholders in order to refine content of manual. This phase includes:
·         Desk review: gather and read all existing documents, policies, forms and
·         Identify non-documented practices and unmet needs through interviews with Facility Management Officers, Community Health Managers, and selected members of the Senior Management team
·         Analyze findings and draft report with key recommendations
Draft Manual, forms and templates, and validate content
The consultant is expected to draft content, develop forms and templates, validate content and integrate for each of the twelve following areas:
·         Roles & Responsibilities
·         Premises Standards & Statutory Compliance
·         Premises Selection Process (New premises and relocations)
·         Facility Leasing & Lease Management
·         Workspace Allocation & Changes
·         Furniture & Assets
·         Building Maintenance
·         Fire Safety
·         Security
·         Sanitation and Hygiene
·         Waste Management
·         Inspection & Compliance

Transfer knowledge and handover
Compile final version of the manual and submit for approval. Hold training sessions with key stakeholders (HR, Facility Management, Field Operations). Hand over to Facility Officer for implementation.

Timeline: The project is expected to start on August 8 and end on November 7th for a total duration of 3 months. A detailed project timeline is available in Annex 1.

·         List of all existing documents and templates
·         Digital Folder with all existing documents and templates
·         Initial Report containing:
                     List of missing processes and documents
                     List of all existing documents and templates
                     Recommendations informing manual development
·         Content, forms and templates for the following sections:
                     Roles & Responsibilities
                     Facilities Minimum Standards
                     Premises Selection Process
MONTH 2    
·         Content, forms and templates for the following sections:
                     Facility Leasing & Lease Management
                     Workspace Allocation & Changes
                     Furniture & Assets
                     Building Maintenance
                     Fire Safety
                     Sanitation and Hygiene
MONTH 3    
·         Content, forms and templates for the following sections
                     Sanitation & Hygiene
                     Waste Management
                     Inspections & Compliance
·         Final version of facility Manual
·         Training session and slides
·         Handover report.

The consultant is expected to lead weekly presentations on progress made in the execution of the deliverables listed above. During these sessions the consultant is expected to present and seek feedback on the sections of the manual developed during the previous week.

Payment Terms: Payments will be executed monthly against presentation of satisfactory deliverables.

Interested individuals must outline relevant experience, provide samples of writing and demonstrate capacity to undertake the scope of work within the specified timeframe. We are looking for candidate with excellent writing skills, who is resourceful, and has good organizational skills.

How to Apply:
Please click here to apply for this Position

Deadline: 15th July 2019

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Pipefitter Instructor (2 Consultancy Job Positions) - Solid Rock Life & Business

Organisation: Solid Rock Life & Business
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Solid Rock Life & Business is an international acknowledged management consulting firm that provides global solutions in partnership with our clients from various regions of the world.

Job Summary:  Solid Rock Life & Business (SRLB) is looking for experienced Pipefitter Instructors who will be responsible for the preparing and conducting training programs. Please note that this is a 6 months Consultancy.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Instruct and monitor students in the use and care of equipment and materials, in order to prevent injuries and damage
·         Instruct students individually and in groups, using various teaching methods such as lectures, discussions, and demonstrations.
·         Maintain accurate and complete student records as required by law, district policies, and administrative regulations.
·         Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities in collaboration with basic skills instructor.
·         Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects, and communicate those objectives to students.
·         Teaches the depth and scope of class materials as outlined in the syllabus and catalog and relates the instruction to careers and employer expectations
·         Demonstrate, promote and require safety at all times.
·         Create modules, and workshops questions
·         Demonstrate, promote and require safety at all times.
·         Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assign
·         Position the weld set up, fit the piping and perform welds
·         Managing training resources
·         Ensure training materials, tools and equipment are safely stored after use by students
·         Responsible for basic repairs of machines, tools and equipment while executing duties.
·         Develop and Prepare appropriate training materials for efficient and effective delivery of the skills.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The ideal candidate should have five years of related working experience in industrial pipe fitting experience

·         Degree/Diploma or Certifications (in a technical field)
·         Relevant technical accreditations
·         Demonstrated industrial construction/maintenance experience
·         Must understand how to read and interpret ISO's, blueprints, construction drawings technical manuals and instructions to determine work procedures
·         Must have ability to weld to a qualified procedure using SMAW (STICK) and GTAW (TIG)
·         Ability to operate scissor lifts, fork trucks, boom lifts, lulls and other industrial equipment safely
·         Must be able to work at heights in a safety harness
·         Controlling operations of equipment or systems
·         Controlling machines and processes by using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes
·         Must be able to determine the appropriate tool or equipment needed for each specific task
·         Performing general physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping and handling of materials
·         Training/s in e.g. Job Safety Analysis, Work Place Fundamental Risks & Assessments, Manual Handling,
·         Instructor  Technical Training

·         Strong interpersonal and communication skills
·         Critical thinking and problem solving
·         Experienced user of MS Office Toolset

How to Apply:
Candidates interested in joining our awesome team are welcome to email their CV, and Application Letter (saved in one document) for the job of their interest. Please also fill in the HR Recruitment Application Form and email it to: hr@solidrockgroup.ca
Please ensure you indicate the heading of the job you are applying for in the subject line. (Please do not attach any other documents apart from the CV and the Application Letter.)

NB: Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Deadline: 19th July 2019 by 5:00pm

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