Branch Manager Jobs - EarthEnable Uganda (Banking Background)

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UN Property Management Assistant Jobs - United Nations Organisation Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO)

Organization: United Nations Organisation Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO)
Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda
Job Opening Number: ESB/GJO/PMD/006/02-2019
Reports to: Property Chief of Unit
Job Grade: GS-3

About US:
Following the signing of the Lusaka Ceasefire Agreement in July 1999 between the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and five regional States (Angola, Namibia, Rwanda, Uganda and Zimbabwe) in July 1999, the Security Council established the United Nations Organization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUC) by its resolution 1279 of 30 November 1999, initially to plan for the observation of the ceasefire and disengagement of forces and maintain liaison with all parties to the Ceasefire Agreement. Later in a series of resolutions, the Council expanded the mandate of MONUC to the supervision of the implementation of the Ceasefire Agreement and assigned multiple related additional tasks.

Job Summary:  The Property Management Assistant assists the supervisor in efficient management, accountability of property control in accordance with UN Regulations and Rules, Manuals and relevant guidance. The incumbent will ensure tffective tracking, monitoring, and reporting of 2 Inventory transactions and property management related activities Additionally, the Property Management Assistant handles the administrative formalities courtesies and communications required to ensure seamless interaction and collaboration between Principals of the Mission, the Host government and the diplomatic community in the conduct of official, activities. He/she assists in the coordination of the smooth running of the Head of Premises, Chief of Staff, Special Representative of the Secretary-general (SRSG), Deputy Special Representatives of the Secretary-General (DSRSGs) as well as other I high-level visiting delegations and official functions.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  Within delegated authority, the Property Management Assistant will carry out the following duties:
  • Assists in maintaining accurate and auditable property records in electronic inventory management system 10 for property control and accountability in line with the administrative instructions, guidelines, manuals and SOPs; Assists in conducting physical inspections and quality control of mission United Nations Property to ensure that all items are accounted for and in serviceable condition;
  • Assists in identifying anomalies and/or discrepancies and the details thereof, or any other reason for rejection 20 and record in Damage Discrepancy Reports (DDR), posted on the system and presented to R&I supervisor and Procurement for immediate action. Assists in conducting physical in conducting physical inspection and quality control of mission UNITED NATIONS property to ensure that all items are accounted for and in serviceable conditions.
  • Assists in identifying anomalies and/or discrepancies and the details thereof or any other reasons for rejection and record in damage discrepancy reports posted on the Damage Discrepancy Reports posted on the system and presented to the Receiving &Inspection (R&I) supervisor and Procurement for immediate action,
  • Perform data entry of the Goods Receipt Reports in Umoja and R&I reports in Galileo inventory management system.
  • Assists in maintaining accurate and auditable property records in electronic inventory management systems for property control and accountability in line with the administrative instructions guidelines manuals and SOPs. Update all physical verification records and data entry in Galileo system.
  • Assists in the execution of contracts for the disposal of property and supplies including all types of waste material.
  • Assists the supervisor in dealing with the Self Accounting Units (SAUS) for preparation of equipment write offs and processing of write off cases through relevant property survey boards.
  • Assists in the preparation of statistical analysis and trend analysis on United Nations property.
  • Assists in the preparation, submission and follow up of Note verbal with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) for Tax exemptions for international staff working for MONUSCO, RSCE, OIOS, Ombudsman Office, RPO, UNMAS, UNMISS, UNISFA, MINUSCA, OIOS, CPT, UN Contractors and Consultants Based in Uganda.
  • Provide visa processing assistance and support to international staffs and dependents working for MONUSCO, RSCE, OIOS, Ombudsman Office, RPO, UNMAS, UNMISS,UNISFA, MINUSCA, OIOS, CPT, UN Contractors and Consultants Based in Uganda. Provide administrative support to UNESB and MONUSCO offices in DRC (SRSG Office, Chief of Staff, Legal Office; amongst others)
  • Perform other duties as required by the supervisor. Competencies:

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) Property Management Assistant job placement should hold a High school diploma or equivalent
  • At least three years of progressively responsible experience in the field of property management, inventory control, logistics, administrative/protocol support or other related fields is required.
  • At least one (1) year experience in administrative/protocol support in the UN system is required.
  • Experience working in the UN Peacekeeping environment is desirable.
  • Experience in drafting diplomatic documents is desirable.
  • Valid national driving license is desirable
  • Computer literacy in word processing, excel, spreadsheets is required
  • Knowledge in SAP/Umoja, Business Intelligence applications is desirable.
  • Languages: fluency in oral and written English is required.

  • Knowledge of the Organization's rules and regulations as they pertain to supply, purchasing and logistics.
  • Demonstrated use of initiative and ability to make appropriate linkages in work requirements and anticipate next steps.
  • Shows pride in work and in achievements: demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient. in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations.
Planning & Organizing:
  • Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies, identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.
Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing other ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflected in position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.

NB: The United Nations does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (Application, interview meeting, processing, or training). The United Nations does not concern itself with information on applicants’ bank accounts.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested Ugandan candidates should send their applications with the following documents:
  • The United Nations Personal History form (P-11), Download Here; This should be signed
  • Proof of required academic certificates i.e. Academic Certificate(s) and/or High School/Secondary Diplomas
  • Latest performance evaluation reports / appraisals

The applicants with the completed documents are strongly encouraged to apply via e-mail and must include the Vacancy Announcement Number (check beginning of this advert) and Job Title to:

Deadline: 2nd March 2019

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United States Peace Corps Careers - Voucher Examiner / Travel Assistant

Organisation: United States Peace Corps
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Deputy Director, Management and Operations (DDMO)
Vacancy Announcement No. 2019 – 002

About Peace Corps:
The Peace Corps is an agency of the United States Government, which sends American Volunteer development workers to assist in capacity building and technical assistance activities in over 70 countries worldwide.  The United States has enjoyed diplomatic relations with Uganda for over 30 years.  Ambassador Scott H. DeLisi currently heads the U.S Mission to Uganda.  The Mission is composed of several offices and organizations all working under the auspices of the Embassy and at the direction of the Ambassador.

Among the offices operating under the U.S Mission to Uganda are:
  • United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • Centers for Disease Control
  • Peace Corps 

Job Summary:  The Voucher Examiner / Travel Assistant is responsible for all aspects of Peace Corps Uganda voucher examination, preparation of Travel Authorizations and review of Travel vouchers.  This is a multi-function position requiring a great degree of planning, flexibility and creativity and a high degree of organization and ethics. Due to the myriad of duties required, the Voucher Examiner / Travel Assistant will need a sense of prioritization, planning and attention to detail and the ability to efficiently juggle multiple tasks simultaneously.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Finance / Voucher Examiner (50%)
  • Examines, analyzes, ensures eligibility and recommends for payment a variety of difficult and complex vouchers, including claims against contracts, purchase orders, grants, and complex travel vouchers. Makes independent judgment as to the accuracy and eligibility of the voucher claim presented for payment; ensures that it conforms to the payment provisions set forth in the obligation. Rejects incomplete or invalid voucher claims and returns the documents to vendors.
  • Ensures that the request for payment documents are valid and accurate; the expenditures presented for reimbursement are consistent with the terms and conditions as stated in the contracts; and that they are adequately supported by proper and sufficient documentation.
  • Ensures that travel and program advance requests are approved in accordance with PC Cash Management Policy and the established standard operating procedures.
  • The incumbent scrutinizes vouchers and works directly with the FAs to resolve discrepancies at the lowest level and informs supervisor of unresolved issues.
  • Ensures that administrative approvals, justification and/or additional supporting documentation have been obtained prior to processing claimed expenses.
  • Ensures that payments are eligible under current PC guidance and made against valid obligations and sufficient funds in ForPost. Analyzes historical payment records of recurring expenses and coordinates with the Financial Assistants to provide any necessary increments/adjustments in obligated amounts.
  • Ensures that all invoices are paid on time and in full compliance with the requirements of the Prompt Payment Act. Assists vendors with the prompt resolution of payment problems and/or inquiries by tracking all payments.
  • Provides interpretation of applicable PC UG payment regulations, procedures and guidance to vendors regarding proposed payments.
  • Assist in tracking and reconciling of Vendor Payments
  • Processing of VAT reimbursement requests; Put VAT stamp on all invoices lined up for VAT reimbursement, collect receipts for paid up invoices, fill the online VAT return form and submit it to the Embassy.
Travel (40%)
  • Preparation of Travel Authorizations
  • Review and process Travel vouchers for PC staff and official visitors
  • Dissemination of policies related to travel such as allowable travel expenses, reimbursement procedures, travel Regulations, Per Diem rates, and others.
  • Coordinate with Travel Agents to ensure that travel related permissions / formalities are adhered to and also that tickets are issued in a timely manner.
  • Coordinates with relevant staff to ensure that PC staff travel requirements are appropriately met
  • For staff on official travel, coordinate with hosting Posts to ensure that all travel requirements are met in a timely manner e.g. sending TAs, passport information, VISA information, etc.
  • Follow up on travel related invoices and payments such as those for tickets, airport transfers, visas etc
  • Makes hotel and other travel-related reservations for official Peace Corps travelers and visitors.
  • Ensures obligation in FORPOST is done for travel-related expenses to include but not limited to accommodation, Meals and Incidental expenses, tickets and other miscellaneous expenses
  • Official Travel Card holder
Administrative (10%)
  • Assist with photocopying / collating of non-cashier vouchers.
  • Coordinate and track all DHL/FedEx shipment to Peace Corps HQ/GAP.
  • Be knowledgeable of the Peace Corps Uganda Safety and Security policies and procedures to include timely reporting of suspicious incidents, persons, or articles.
  • Ensure complete confidentiality regarding all information related to PC staff, volunteers and operations.
  • Serve as back up for admin staff as assigned.
  • Develop and regularly update travel related guidance for all PC official travelers
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the DMO and the DDMO.
  • Immediately communicates Volunteer safety and security concerns and issues to the Safety and Security Manager (SSM) and CD.  Knowledgeable and supportive of Peace Corps safety and security policies and procedures, including the timely reporting of suspicious incidents, persons or articles.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the United States Peace Corps (PC) Voucher Examiner / Travel Assistant job must hold a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in accounting, auditing, business administration or a related field.
  • At least five years of progressively responsible experience in voucher examining, accounts payables, accounting, auditing or related budget and fiscal work.  Furthermore, 2 years of experience in Travel and logistics coordination is also a requirement.
  • US Government experience is an added advantage.
  • General familiarity with accounting principles and concepts, financial management and reporting procedures.
  • Ability to comprehend and logically, accurately and properly apply the voucher examination process, various and detailed technical program regulations, terms, and conditions as exist.
  • Must have tact and ability to explain clearly and convincingly the rationales for payment disallowances.
  • Must have demonstrable analytical and decision-making abilities.
  • Ability to work under limited supervision, and to organize and prioritize work schedules is also critical.
  • Incumbent must also be able to  undertake a critical review of vouchers, applying technical skills together with existing general rules and regulations to each and every voucher submitted for payment and liquidation.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Legally able to work in Uganda
  • Language Proficiency: Level IV English proficiency

How to Apply:
Please submit a Word formatted letter of interest, resume (maximum 3 pages), names and contact information for three references to Please clearly indicate your name and the position applied for on the subject line of the cover email as well as on all the attachments: For example “Akello Ritah_ Voucher Examiner” for the Grants Coordinator Position. Do not write any other words in the subject line of your mail. Submitted documents become the property of the Peace Corps.

Deadline: 22nd February 2019

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Procurement Specialist Job Opportunity - Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL)

Job Title:         Procurement Specialist
Organisation: Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Principal Procurement Officer

About US:
Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL) is responsible for bulk purchase of electricity from the generating companies and selling the electricity in bulk to the distribution companies throughout Uganda. UETCL is also responsible for all exports and imports of electricity to Uganda. UETCL envisions: “To become a leading strategic business partner in the transmission and Single Buyer Business and to support sustainable energy development in Uganda.”

Job Summary:  The Procurement Specialist will support the Project Manager of the Grid Expansion and Reinforcement Project, in planning, co-ordination and control of the procurement activities from its start to the time it is completed. He/ She will be responsible for ensuring that the requirements of the Project in line with the Procurement Manual are fulfilled. He /She will also support the project monitoring function to ensure that the project is concluded successfully.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Coordinate Procurement Function between the component coordinators and the Procurement and Disposal Unit on behalf of the Head Procurement and Disposal Unit.
  • In Consultations with the Heads of User Departments/User Department focal points of procurement, the Procurement
  • Specialist will prepare, review, adjust (where applicable) and monitor the implementation of the Project procurement plan.
  • Ensure timely preparation/updating, and submissions of the project Procurement plans for review and approval of the World Bank.
  • In consultation with User Departments and Head Procurement and Disposal Unit, prepare bidding documents for acquisition of goods, works and non-consulting services, and the REOI and RFP for consulting services.
  • Ensure that procurement procedures follow those prescribed in the Project Implementation Manual are followed.
  • Lead the bidding and selection processing, including organising pre-bid or pre-proposal meetings, providing clarifications, coordinating the Receipt of bids/proposals, leading and participating in the opening of bids/proposals/ expressions of interest.
  • In close consultation with User Departments and Head procurement Unit, participate in Evaluation of Expression of Interest, Quotations, Bids and Proposals.
  • In close consultation with the Head procurement Unit, prepare and make submissions to the Contracts Committee.
  • Coordinate/make arrangements and participate in Contract negotiations for consultancy services and technical discussions for goods and Works where applicable to provide technical guidance.
  • Prepare draft contract for Contracts Committee and IDA review, and clearance of the Attorney General and ensuring timely signing of contracts.
  • Verify that Procurement requests are in accordance to the approved Procurement Plan.
  • Prepare and publish general and specific procurement notices/ invitation for bids and work closely with User departments to ensure that Terms of Reference or technical specifications are obtained timely from relevant Technical Departments and Beneficiaries.
  • In consultation with the Technical Departments preparation of bidding documents, request for proposals, consultant’s shortlists and other documents based on relevant procedures for the procurement of goods, Works and on consultant services and for the selection of consulting services.
  • Mentor colleagues by sharing knowledge in procurement services.
  • Support capacity building in procurement management of staff that deal with procurement issues with emphasis on World Bank and PPDA Guidelines.
  • Ensure that clearance/No-objection(s) from World Bank is obtained if required.
  • Preparation of Procurement progress reports at a minimum on monthly basis, highlighting among others the progress on processing various contracts, constraints met and any other issues that require Management attention.
  • Participate in Contract monitoring and administration by ensuring that in close liaison with the Technical Departments that all procurement contracts are efficiently managed, monitored and timely completed in order to get the value for money (good quality at a lower cost).
  • To enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the Procurement Data Management system and in particular set up a filing and record keeping system that ensures that procurement records are easily retrievable and available for procurement audits; Maintain complete procurement files and records including all correspondence related to procurement activities; seek legal advice where appropriate.
  • Prepare procurement inputs to quarterly FMR progress reports.
  • Monitor and track contracts being processed, identify constraints/challenges/issues especially deviations from agreed procurement schedules and seek to resolve issues in a timely manner in appropriate consultation with Management.
  • Facilitate the Post Procurement Reviews (PPR) exercise, and follow up implementation of PPR recommendations.
  • Prepare and update the Procurement/Contract Register (List of all procurement contracts awarded).
  • Report immediately to the Permanent Secretary any noted fraud and corruption or governance issues with Procurement staff, Bidders and Consultants.
  • And to carry out any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a university Degree in Procurement/Purchasing and Supplies, or Commerce, Economics or Business Administration.
  • A professional qualification - CIPS.
  • Must demonstrate experience in procurement in all aspects of procurement of goods, non-consulting services, works and consulting services.
  • Experience of at least 6 years’ general experience in procurement services with 3 years in public sector and at least 2 years working on projects financed by multilateral development agencies e.g. World Bank, African Development Bank etc. with a demonstrated strong track record.
  • Previous experience in processing high value contracts subject to international competition, and in working with multi-sectoral teams are added advantages.
  • In-depth knowledge of major Development Finance Institutions and the PPDA procurement rules, Guidelines and procedures.
  • Knowledge of the use of software such as MS Project Primavera, Ms Access, Sun systems will be an added advantage.
  • Must possess interpersonal, management and communication skills.
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Must be able to withstand stressful work situations and have willingness to work long hours outside the normal hours.
  • Possession of a valid National Driving Permit is desired.
  • A person of high integrity, confidentiality in handling public resources, must be highly motivated, innovative and a committed team player.

How to Apply:
All candidates are strongly encouraged to send their applications enclosing photocopies of academic qualification certificates and testimonials along with their curriculum vitae indicating contact postal address, daytime contact telephone, fax or e-mail and giving three (3) referees to:

The Manager,
Human Resource and Administration
Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited
P.O. Box 7625
Kampala. Uganda

Deadline: 20th February 2019

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Accountant - Partner Projects NGO Jobs - Welthungerhilfe (WHH)

Organisation: Welthungerhilfe (WHH)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Project Manager

About US:
Welthungerhilfe (WHH), founded in 1962, is today one of the biggest Non- Governmental Aid and development agencies in Germany. We campaign against worldwide hunger and for sustainable food and nutrition security by promoting site-appropriate farming, establishing access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene, improving healthcare and education for people living in rural areas as well as promoting skills development for youth, in Uganda,

Job Summary:  The Accountant - Partner Projects will mainly manage the Partner Project’s accounting and financial controlling.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Manage the Partner Projects and Projects Accounting
  • Assist assigned partner project in compiling finance reports and check on partner’s other administrative and reporting requirements as well on regular basis
  • Perform administrative and human roles in the office
  • Capacity building and support of implementing partners through training and ensure that all partners have an in-depth understanding of the financial procedures and are equipped to apply it
  • Coordinating with the partner accountants and cashiers on cash flow management and controls
  • Provide support in partner project annual/monthly financial planning
  • Draft financial reports to Donors
  • Maintain accounting related data based on the current accounting software
  • Prepare vouchers for book keeping and indicate their cost classification
  • Verify correctness of vouchers including supporting documents
  • Prepare financial weekly updates, monthly reports and any other reports as requested
  • Receivable and Payable management monitor invoices and follow up on outstanding issues and balances
  • Ensuring timely planning of external audits as required together with the head of the partner project
  • Processing payments to vendors, suppliers and service providers of partner requirements
  • Ensuring proper filing system is in place for all accounting documents and files
  • Preparation, review and dispatch of reports to Country office.
  • Control Financial Transactions of Partner Projects
  • Monitor the cash flow situation and fund requests of the Partner project
  • Verify the correctness of the cash book and bank book transactions and report correctness
  • Verify the numerical correctness of contracts and execute payments
  • Monitor the Partner project compliance on deductions and payment of statutory taxes
  • Provide necessary documents and reports for internal controlling
  • Assist the Partner Project’s Financial Management
  • Provide necessary documents for the partner projects financial planning, accountability policies and procedures
  • Immediately report all problems involving finances and regulations
  • File all important documents regarding the partner project’s accounting and finances
  • Assist prepare financial declarations to the authorities
  • Assist the Project Manager in any other task if need

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Management or
  • Business
  • At least three years of experience working with donor funded programs and partner NGOs
  • Proven experience in Finance Management with good knowledge of preparation of donor reports
  • Proven experience in use of Computerized Financial software and accounting programs
  • Minimum of 3 years of work experience with an international NGO.
  • Proven experience working in a supervisory position
  • Previous experience of working independently and result-oriented
  • Team work, flexibility and willingness to travel extensively to the different project locations
  • Demonstrated personal accountability and drive to serve others.
  • Strong organizational, planning and time-management skills, detail- oriented
  • Information dissemination skills, ability to understand, explain and contextualize
  • Able to prioritize work, multi-task and meet deadlines.
  • Able to analyze problems and design solutions at strategic and functional levels.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure
  • High integrity and willingness to conduct her/himself transparently

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applicants should submit their applications with a detailed CV contact detail including telephone numbers of reference persons (max. 3 pages) and a one-page motivation letter by hand to Welthungerhilfe Arua Office

Deadline: 20th February 2019 by 05:00pm.

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Project Officer UK NGO Jobs - Saferworld

Job Title:      Project Officer
Organization: Saferworld UK 
Duty Station: Uganda

About US:
Saferworld is an independent international organisation working to prevent violent conflict and build safer lives. We work with local people affected by conflict to improve their safety and sense of security. We do this by supporting effective policies and practices through advocacy, research and policy development, and through supporting the actions of others. We have a strong thematic focus to our conflict prevention work prioritising: people’s security and access to justice services; gender norms that cause and perpetuate violent conflict; the impact of external conflict drivers including weapons flows; conflict-sensitive political, economic, development, and security engagement; and inclusive and accountable governance and peacebuilding processes.

Job Summary:  The Project Officer will support the effective delivery of the project ‘strengthening inclusive development and equal access to resources for marginalised groups in northern Uganda’, and will be responsible for the regular day-to-day implementation, documentation, and operations of project activities. The project seeks to contribute to greater inclusion and more equitable access to resources, the benefits of development, and realisation of natural resource rights for poor and marginalised youth, women and men in Uganda. This position is based in Gulu with regular travel to Kampala and other parts of the country.         

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Support the effective delivery of the project and take responsibility for the day-to-day implementation, documentation and operation of project activities;
  • Assist the project coordinator in coordinating work with partners to deliver timely and high quality activities, including training, consultation, research and analysis;
  • Assist with the delivery of training, including designing, facilitating or co-facilitating where necessary;
  • Build and maintain strong relations with staff in partner organisations who are working on project implementation;
  • Ensure timely completion of internal reporting requirements and contribute to the completion of donor reports;
  • Assist with the development and regular revision of project work plans for Saferworld staff and partners;
  • Monitor project budgets on a monthly basis in coordination with colleagues to ensure optimum expenditure of funds and timely and accountable financial reporting by local partners.
Build and maintain effective relationships in support of Saferworld’s work in Uganda;
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with project partners;
  • Contribute to the strengthening of Saferworld’s coordination with other civil society organisations, national and international peacebuilding actors in Uganda;
  • Represent Saferworld at external meetings, and promote lessons learnt from the organisation’s work.
Ensure regular liaison and information sharing with other parts of Saferworld
  • Contribute to cross-organisational learning and sharing, including drafting pieces for the weekly internal news;
  • Ensure effective communication of project activities, results and lessons learnt within Saferworld, including contributing to organisational outcome harvesting workshops and biannual reporting.
Support ongoing monitoring and evaluation and reporting on the project’s work
  • In collaboration with the research, monitoring, evaluation and learning coordinator, monitor the impact of Saferworld’s work in Uganda and participate in regular debriefings and lesson learning sessions with Saferworld and partners;
  • Maintain a database of project outcomes;
  • Coordinate staff and donor monitoring visits and evaluations as appropriate;
  • Write timely and accurate activity reports and support the project manager in the drafting of donor reports.          

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Saferworld Project Officer job must hold a recognised first degree or professional qualification in either: peace and conflict studies, social sciences or development studies or equivalent relevant experience;
  • At least two to three years of experience working on peace and/or governance issues in a non- governmental organisation;
  • A good understanding of peace, governance, and conflict sensitivity, and an active interest in the workings of civil society;
  • Knowledge and experience of working on gender-sensitive programming would be an advantage;
  • A good understanding of conflict sensitive programming is desirable.
  • Demonstrable experience of project administration, planning and implementation;
  • Experience with peacebuilding and land-related projects would be an advantage;
  • Experience in designing and facilitating workshops and seminars is desirable.

  • Excellent communication skills, written and oral;
  • Ability to relate sensitively to diverse groups;
  • Self-driven and able to deliver results with minimum supervision;
  • Good report-writing skills with excellent written and spoken English;
  • Demonstrable interpersonal and team working skills;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and use of internet for research;
  • Skills in participatory approaches to research and programming.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send a complete application form, download here and send to Please cite the reference as UgPO1

Deadline: 24th February 2019

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