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Consultancy NGO Jobs - End Line Evaluation Study - Handicap International

Organisation: 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.

Consultancy Summary: Handicap International is currently seeking Consultancy services to conduct the end line evaluation survey for its Mental Health and Psychosocial Support/Protection project in Omugo and Imvepi.

Projects Objectives
General Objective:
 To assess the status of project progress towards the achievements of project goal and objectives during the one year of implementation (Sept 2017 to Dec 2018).
The study will cover the Omugo and Imvepi including refugee populations and host communities in Arua district to ascertain changes. Key stakeholders will include but not limited to beneficiaries, local government officials, OPM, UMHCR, refugee welfare committee, partners in the protection and mental health sector working groups among others.
It should be noted that persons living with disability will be specifically targeted during the study. The consultant will therefore need to adapt the tools and methodology as well as sampling to the different types of disability. Finding should at least be disaggregated by status, age, gender and relevant socio-economic characteristics

Specific Objectives:
  • Assess the extent to which the project targets have been achieved.
  • Evaluate the implementation processes specifically whether project was able to adapt to changing context and quality of inputs
  • Determine efficiency exhibited in implementation of the project
  • Assess the sustainability of the project in respect to the expected outcomes.
  • Document important lessons learned in relation to key priority areas of the project and challenges faced.
  • Draw recommendations that may inform future possible scale up of the project or replication of similar projects.
  • The study will also focus on inclusion aspects such as how were the most vulnerable including persons with disability participating or involved in decision making processes.

The contractor will be engaged full-time for a period of one month- 30 days.
Planned Activity
Est. Days of Work
Consultant to sign contract for the assignment
Review of documents and development of the inception report and study instruments 
Presentation of Inception report and data collection tools and  review  by  HI
Training of research assistants and pre-testing of study instruments. Training to include Disability Inclusion
Primary data collection ( field work)
Data analysis and report writing 
Submission of the draft evaluation report to HI
Incorporating comments on draft report from  HI
Validation of final   findings 
The deliverables will be as follow:
  • Inception report
  • Final methodology, sample size, questionnaires and tools presentation.
  • Draft report of the study.
  • Final report in both hard copy ( 3 copies) and soft copy
  • PowerPoint presentation with key findings.
  • A clean data set and transcriptions on CD.  

Report Specifications;
Final End line report will as a minimum include: executive summary, introduction, description of study objectives, study methods and limitations; study findings, conclusions and recommendation as well as the appendix.  Summary report (abridged version) will also be prepared and packaged for presentation and dissemination purpose. The main report (excluding annexes) should not exceed 40 pages (Single spaced, Arial, 12 pt font).
KEY Activities and Tasks
  • To design data collection tools that  include (semi-) structured questionnaires (household survey, key informants) and focus groups framework in line with the objectives of the study and with HI instructions;
  • To design the sampling methodology and propose samples;
  • To conduct pre-testing and finalize the questionnaires accordingly;
  • To collect data among the identified sample;
  • To conduct any relevant documentary review;
  • To process and analyse the collected data;
  • To conduct validation and feedback workshops;
  • To submit the final reports and other deliverables on time (including progress report and drafts)
Data and analysis required on:
  • How people with Specific needs were identified, had their needs assessed and their access to services.
  • Psychosocial wellbeing, individual and collective resilience and social-cohesion  within the community
  • Access to services and specialized supports for People living with disabilities and their caregivers.

The consultant will propose in his/her technical offer an adequate methodology and technical approach to answer the objectives of the study. However, the overall approach is expected to be mixed with both quantitative and qualitative research. The research strategy should encompass documentation review, household survey as well as key informant interviews and focus groups.

The methodology will follow the Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development’s (OECD) Development Assistance Committee (DAC) evaluation guidelines that emphasize assessment of the project’s dimensions of relevance, effectiveness, efficiency, sustainability and impact. In addition, the evaluation will also seek to explore and assess the level of inclusiveness. The methodology and sampling should be adequate to answer adequately the above mentioned dimensions.

The proposal/expression of interest should include a detailed proposed methodology: size and structure of the sample, ethical considerations, issues of quality assurance and example of questionnaire. Limitations of the chosen methodology and sampling have to be clearly stated in the proposal/expression of interest.

Experience & Qualification of Consultants
The team should consist of a lead and associate consultant with relevant experience and knowledge in emergency response, research, disability movement and mental health & psycho social support. The lead consultant should at least have Master’s Degree in related fields in Social science or Development studies. In addition the consultant should be knowledgeable in monitoring and evaluation work with:
  • Documented experience leading evaluations studies or researches. Preferably in emergency response projects, protection and mental health.
  • Description of assignments of similar nature and complexity carried out in the last five years   
  • Evidence of availability of appropriate qualifications, manpower and skills among key staff earmarked for deployment on the assignment. 
  • Thorough knowledge of Ugandan and International development policies and processes. 
  • Ability to work within set deadlines and to write concise reports.
  • Gender balance in the team is an asset.
  • Knowledge of English and relevant local languages
  • Excellent analytical and evaluation report writing kills
Demonstrated experience in participatory methods, particularly in collecting data and working with people with disability

Management and Organisation
The consultant/research organization will be supervised by HI MEAL Manager. HI Arua MEAL team will provide the contractor with necessary technical support and facilitate communication with relevant stakeholders and beneficiaries if needed at all stages of study implementation.
The consultant is responsible for:
·         Proposing a study methodology consistent with the objectives and instructions of these terms of reference;
·         Building a research team including data enumerators and train them;
Ensuring the quality, integrity and confidentiality on all data collected

How to Apply:
The application should include:
  1. One page cover letter; addressing the QCBS criteria above.
  2. Technical Proposal: 10 page Maximum
a)     Presentation and profile of the applicant including technical references;
b)     Brief explanation of previous experience in this kind of work;
c)      Methodological note with a proposition regarding: the organisation of the study and proposed methodology including: size and structure of t eh sample, sample questionnaire, identification of key informants and overall consultant’s understanding of the assignment.
d)     Tentative work plan with timeframes and deadlines for deliverables.
e)     Structure of the research team including qualifications and experience.
f)       Outline of the report.
  1. Financial Proposal: The Financial proposal should contain the cost estimates for services rendered including daily consultancy fees (transport, living costs, stationary and supplies needed for data collection etc.). Data collection and processing costs are included in the account of the Consultant.
Sealed financial and technical proposal should be submitted in soft copy to: j.pardo-garcia@hi.org  and in copy: y.francx@hi.org with the subject, clearly “End Line -Survey in Omugo & Imvepi-Arua District.

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

Deadline: 10th December 2018

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Fresher UN Rural Planning and Training Officer Administration Job Opportunities - United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

Organisation: United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Vacancy code: VA/2018/B5323/16783
Reports to: Project Manager

About UNOPS:
United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)’ mission is to expand the capacity of the UN system and its partners to implement peace building, humanitarian and development operations that matter for people in need. Working in some of the world’s most challenging environments, UNOPS vision is to always satisfy partners with management services that meet world-class standards of quality, speed and cost effectiveness. By assisting UN organizations, international financial institutions, governments and other development partners, UNOPS makes significant, tangible contributions to results on the ground.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Provide technical support in rural planning and territorial analysis needs to the project:
  • Support the assessment implementation and provide technical guidance to maximise the assessment methodology and effectiveness
  • Contribute to the development of the assessment analysis and development of assessment recommendations.
  • Provide technical advice and inputs into the development of the recommendations to enable sustainable rural accessibility improvement
  • Written support in developing the assessment outputs, recommendations and deliverables
Support project training, outreach and stakeholder management:
  • Support the development of the project training plans and training methodology
  • Provide training delivery support to the project, including ‘train the trainer’ approach
  • Directly support the project coordination in regards to the stakeholder management plan
  • Act as a focal point for project coordination with project teams, partners and stakeholders
  • Support project communications and dissemination throughout the course of the project
  • Perform any other related duties as required.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) Rural Planning and Training Officer Administration job opportunity should hold a Master’s Degree in Territorial Management or related studies is required. Specialisation in rural planning and/or sustainable development is desired.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Territorial/Rural Management or related studies, and two additional years of experience will be considered in lieu of the Master’s Degree requirement.
  • At least two years of experience in training, coordination and stakeholder management required
  • Proven experience in humanitarian and/or development contexts desired, experience with the United Nations (UNOPS and/or WFP) is desired
  • Experience in territorial planning is desired
  • Experience in Project Monitoring and Evaluation is desired
  • Knowledge of evidence based principles, resilience and SDG’s desired.
  • Languages: Full working knowledge of English is essential

  • Treats all individuals with respect; responds sensitively to differences and encourages others to do the same. Upholds organizational and ethical norms. Maintains high standards of trustworthiness. Role model for diversity and inclusion.
  • Acts as a positive role model contributing to the team spirit. Collaborates and supports the development of others. For people managers only: Acts as positive leadership role model, motivates, directs and inspires others to succeed, utilizing appropriate leadership styles.
  • Demonstrates understanding of the impact of own role on all partners and always puts the end beneficiary first. Builds and maintains strong external relationships and is a competent partner for others (if relevant to the role).
  • Efficiently establishes an appropriate course of action for self and/or others to accomplish a goal. Actions lead to total task accomplishment through concern for quality in all areas. Sees opportunities and takes the initiative to act on them. Understands that responsible use of resources maximizes our impact on our beneficiaries.
  • Open to change and flexible in a fast paced environment. Effectively adapts own approach to suit changing circumstances or requirements. Reflects on experiences and modifies own behavior. Performance is consistent, even under pressure. Always pursues continuous improvements.
  • Evaluates data and courses of action to reach logical, pragmatic decisions. Takes an unbiased, rational approach with calculated risks. Applies innovation and creativity to problem-solving.
  • Expresses ideas or facts in a clear, concise and open manner. Communication indicates a consideration for the feelings and needs of others. Actively listens and proactively shares knowledge. Handles conflict effectively, by overcoming differences of opinion and finding common ground.

How to Apply:
If interested in joining the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) in the aforementioned capacity, please click on link below to visit website and create profile or express interest if you already have a profile on the UN system.

Deadline: 29th November 2018

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Earn 5.7m monthly as National Training Manager at Enabel

Job Title:            National Training Manager
Organization: Enabel 
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Salary Package: UGX 5,700,000 and UGX 6,500,000

About US:
Enabel (Belgian development agency, formerly BTC), together with different Government Ministries, are implementing the bilateral co-operation between Uganda & Belgium.

Job Summary:  The National Training Manager develops, manages and monitors, under the supervision of the intervention manager, the intention’s training services by managing and building relationships with existing and potential beneficiaries (organizations and individuals. The National Training Manager will work in close coordination with the Support to Skilling Uganda (SSU) program staff and the different regional intervention teams (SSU-BE, SSU-IRE and SSU-EUTF).

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Strategic training development
  • Coordinate with the SDF team and regional interventions teams to define the training needs and opportunities
  • Develop a general training strategy for the SSU program, including an operational manual and operational tools
  • Develop a strategy, operational plans and budgets for different training initiatives in the framework of the SSU-program and the different interventions
  • Analyze the demands for training and the provision of training services
  • Identify and support the development of training services which may be emerging through the implementation of the interventions
  • Identify how the practical experiences gained through the implementation are included in the general organization and improvement of the SSU program and the different interventions
Overall management of the implementation of trainings:
  • Manage training providers for efficient and high quality delivery of trainings according to budget and project management standards, including negotiation terms of reference and contracts, needs assessment, and quality assurance
  • Manage trainers’ involvement in the intervention, including identification and procurement of trainers/training provision, and support for trainers with design and delivery
  • Manage major intervention relations with local partners, trainers and beneficiaries (individuals and organizations)
  • Overall management of the monitoring and evaluation and quality assurance of the training including design of the training, observations with feedback, analysis of participant’s feedback and sharing of learning, innovation and good practice across the trainer pool in close collaboration with the M&E team of the SSU program
  • Contribute to effective learning within the SSU program and across the different inten/entions and ensure that learning from activities is reflected in the SSU strategy
  • Identify opportunities for the use of modern technologyand innovative learning methodology in training Strategic communication
  • Ensure effective communication within the SSU program, the different interventions and with the partners and beneficiaries
Representing the interventions externally for training related activities and certifications
  • Building relationships with training providers, donors and beneficiaries
  • Represent the intervention in relevant fora and networks
  • Maintain an overview of internationally relevant standards in HRD, Human Capital Development, learning and training methodologies and approaches
  • Serve as the contact person for beneficiary institutes, grantees, intervention teams and other concerned parties
  • Participate in the selection and follow-up committees of the different interventions internal management:
  • Compile and provide data, oral and written reports for management purposes including for the program, intervention and field managers, intervention structures, annual report, financial reporting, and others required ,
  • Develop, monitor, and report on annual and intervention budgets in the field of training in collaboration with support staff
  • Adhere to Enabel internal information and management systems and policies (e.g. financial reporting)
  • Contribute to organization-wide initiatives and participate in organization wide activities
  • Participate, without voting right, in the SDF Selection Committee meetings

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ENABEL National Training Manager must hold a Masters level qualification in a relevant discipline including but not limited to training or education, HR and management. An undergraduate level qualification could be considered only if experience matches the demand
  • Seven years of professional experience in the design, delivery, monitoring and evaluation of trainings in organizational contexts and/or professional experience in the field of capacity development and competence management
  • Experience in managing projects, budgets and multi-stakeholder work processes, including the use of common project management and financial analysis tools is an asset
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Access, etc.) and data management software is required
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Pro-active attitude, dynamism with excellent organizational skills
  • Demonstrated strong communication skills with sensitivity to organizational difference and gender issues
  • Ability to travel within Uganda
  • Excellent oral and written English

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applicants should send their hard copy applications including a cover letter, curriculum vitae (CV) of 4 pages maximum and copies of relevant academic documents with names of at least 3 professional referees; their emails and telephone contacts to:

The Human Resource Officer;
Enabel in Uganda,
Plot 1B Lower Kololo Terrace P.O. Box 40131, Kampala.

Deadline: 30th November 2018

NB: Clearly indicate in your application Letter the position(s) you are interested in.

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Training Consultant Job Careers - People Performance Group (PPG)

Job Title:       Training Consultant
Organization: People Performance Group (PPG)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
People Performance Group (PPG) is a human resource company based in Uganda. We pride our self in providing “Professional Client Centered HR Solutions” tailored to our client’s demands and needs. Our mission to ensure our clients have the right people, in the right roles at the right time, to achieve results.

Job Summary:   The Training Consultant mainly develops and administers trainings, assesses training and development needs, creates training manuals, and monitors training for effectiveness.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Oversees training programmes and determines training needs and requirements
  • Reviews existing training materials to determine appropriateness and relevance.
  • Modifies or creates course materials and training manuals to meet specific training needs.
  • Presents in-person and online training sessions or hires qualified personnel to do so.
  • Schedules and coordinates training sessions, and manages course enrolment.
  • Monitors training programmes to ensure effectiveness and makes updates as necessary. Works with managers to address learning issues regarding specific employees or departments.
  • Manages costs for all programmes, productions, and publications.
  • Maintains understanding of new educational and training techniques and methods.
  • Draft and present to management annual strategic plans and budgets.
  • Maps out annual training plans for internal teams and open training programs for clients. Selects appropriate training methods, like on- the-job coaching, conferences, workshops etc. Schedules regular soft-skills development and management trainings.
  • Assesses the impact of trainings and establishes the relevancy of delivered trainings as a marketing tool.
  • Liaises with external partners and outsource training, as needed.
  • Gather feedback from trainees and trainers after each session
  • Prepare cost and general reports for each learning program

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a BSc in Education, Human Resources Management or relevant field
  • Proven work experience as a Training Consultant, Training Coordinator or similar role Knowledge of traditional and modern training methods and techniques
  • Understanding of Talent Management and succession planning
  • Excellent communication skills

How to Apply:
All candidates are encouraged to send their updated CVs and cover letters with 3 work related referees to the address or e-mail below. Plot 8 Kitante Close P.O. Box 12405, Kampala Email: application@ppg.co.ug

Deadline: 23rd November 2018

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Training Manager Job Opportunity - Sunmaker Oil & Gas Training Institute

Job Title:     Training Manager
Organisation: Sunmaker Oil & Gas Training Institute
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About Us:
Sunmaker Energy Group is a professional high-tech enterprise dedicated to providing comprehensive ranges of highly-qualified products, technical services and solutions, professional training and consultancy services in oil and gas industry in countries engaged in the Belt and Road Initiative. We are focusing on energy fields, including oil, gas and geothermal energy, and localized education and training. Sunmaker is focusing on energy fields, including oil, gas and geothermal energy, and localized education and training, mainly engaged in African market. We are always making great efforts to realize highly efficient energy development and create maximum value for clients, while taking account of local benefits simultaneously, and finally contribute to the local development. They do operate the Sunmaker Oil & Gas Training Institute.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Develop, implement and monitor training programs
·         Supervise technical training for staff
·         Create training manuals
·         Provide course development, delivery, evaluation process
·         Assist with the development of strategic plans.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The ideal candidate for the Training Manager must hold a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
·         At least five years of related work experience
·         Previous experience in designing and implementing Training modules/systems
·         Demonstrate experience developing Various Types of training and curriculum

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their electronic applications with updated CVs addressed to the Human Resources to: hr@brpetro.com (please clearly indicate the job title as subject of the Email)

Deadline: 29th October 2018 by 5pm

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