Fresher A' Level Receptionist UN Job Opportunities - United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

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Program Engineer Jobs - Engineers Without Borders USA

Job Title:       Program Engineer
Organization: Engineers Without Borders USA
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Engineers Without Borders Canada was founded in 2000 by CEOs, George Roter and Parker Mitchell on a napkin in a coffee shop. Engineers Without Borders creates change by supporting social innovations in Canada and Africa that can break the systems that sustain poverty. We promote policies to foster more equitable development. We invest in leaders who enable others to reach their full potential.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
                     Review project reports submitted by individual EWB-USA chapters/program staff for conformance with our vision, mission, principles of development, and policies.
                     Exercise engineering judgment to make sound technical decisions regarding project plans.
                     Work with various experts in the field to ensure that the proposed projects are of a high-quality technical level, and can be sustained by the partner community.
                     Work with and manage external technical reviewers on project reviews.
                     Review of reports for conformance with our M&E System.
                     Communicate with the EWB-USA chapters/program staff to guide them through the review process and provide feedback on their project.
                     Manage programs to move high quality projects through the project process approvals in a timely, efficient manner, and within budget.
                     Provide technical and community development expertise to assist student and professional EWB-USA members in the assessment, design and implementation of culturally and technically appropriate projects.
                     Support educational and training activities for EWB- USA members at conferences and in the development of education and knowledge sharing resources.
                     Support the country office through the development of technical resources and project processes.
                     Coordinate with the Country Office staff to address chapter/ program request.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
                     The ideal candidate must hold a bachelor’s Degree in Engineering in the areas of Civil, Environmental, Electrical, Structural, or Construction.
                     Six years of experience working as an engineer, 3 years of which implementing community development infrastructure projects.
                     Strong project management skills, including prioritizing tasks and problem solving.
                     Ability to plan and organize work tasks.
                     Highly developed ability to work independently within a strong teamwork ethos, as well as collaboratively with colleagues to achieve common goals.
                     Excellent interpersonal communication skills, both verbal and written (in English).
                     Computer literacy, including AutoCAD, Epanet, Microsoft Suite and Google Suite.
                     Driver’s license

How to Apply:
All candidates are strongly encouraged to send their cover letters and updated CVs to 

Deadline: 15th April 2019

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Several IT Service Support Jobs - Finance Trust Bank (FTB)

Job Title:        IT Service Support
Organization: Finance Trust Bank (FTB) 
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Internal Audit Manager

About US:
Finance Trust Bank is licensed as a Tier 1 Commercial Bank after taking over the financial services business of Uganda Finance Trust Limited (MDI). Finance Trust Bank is a fully-fledged commercial bank serving a clientele of over 400,000 depositors and over 23,000 borrowers, through a network of 36 branches countrywide. The bank offers a variety of Products and services including; Savings, Current accounts, Loans, Money transfer services and Bills payments to its target market which comprises of micro, small and medium entrepreneurs, salary earners and youth.

Job Summary:  The IT Service Support will provide first-line of support to all staff and business partners at the Bank. Responsible for assigning and resolving support requests as well as meeting customer satisfaction and continuous service delivery demands.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Support diverse user base through effective use of the helpdesk system, maintain work orders assigned, manage day-to-day operations of the corporate Helpdesk system, and assign tickets as they are logged.
·         Triage, record status and system changes using ticketing/change control systems in accordance with defined processes and SLA's.
·         To deliver support to end users in the utilization of various software systems for efficient and effective fulfillment of business objectives.
·         Monitor the IT Service Desk platform to process incidents and requests in line with IT procedures and processes.
·         Exhibit excellent customer service at all times by providing satisfactory support to the end users.
·         Participate in team projects that enhance the quality or efficiency of ICT Services Management in the bank.
·         Encourage, maintain and develop a professional business relationship with end-users by providing timely service responses.
·         Managing all procedures related to the identification, prioritization, and resolution of end user requests, including the monitoring, tracking, and coordination of ICT Services provisioning.
·         Promptly and properly escalates unresolved issues, including complete problem descriptions, documentation of all actions performed, and all other pertinent details.
·         Provide support and solutions within ITIL guidelines for Incident, Problem and Change management
·         Communicate IT changes, outages and keep end users informed about the processing of their calls.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·         The applicant for the Finance Trust Bank (FTB) IT Service Support job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information technology and Information systems.
·         Person with ITIL Foundation Certificate is preferable.
·         Working in a Service Desk environment with experience ranging from 2 - 5 years providing 1st & 2nd level support is preferred.
·         Excellent telephone, written and communication skills
·         Experience using Service Desk Management tools
·         Proficient at multi-tasking with excellent keyboard skills
·         Good knowledge of software and hardware products.
·         Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously with keen attention to details.
·         Ability to work long hours with minimal supervision.
·         Knowledge of banking processes especially the core-banking systems and database management querying skills will be added advantage.
·         Previous experience having supported and administered digital-banking platforms.
·         A good team player with ability to share knowledge.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates should address their applications to Head, Human Resource, Finance Trust Bank, Plot 115 & 121, Katwe. P.O. Box 6972, Kampala, Uganda, and email it to as well as photocopies of academic testimonials, a CV with at least three reference contacts, including the most recent employer, and telephone number.

Deadline: 15th April 2019

NB: Please note that in line with the Bank procedures, no job offers are made online.

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Research Assistant NGO Jobs - International Potato Center (CIP)

Organization: International Potato Center (CIP)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
International Potato Center (CIP) is a global and reputable international organization that has a strong, state-of-the-art R&D background, and is a recent World Food Price Winner and awarded with the Al-Sumait Award for our Orange Flesh Sweet Potato work in Africa CIP is dedicated to achieving food security, improved nutrition and well-being, and gender equality for poor people in root and tuber farming and food systems of the developing world. CIP is a member of the CGIAR Consortium, a network of 15 research centers that are mostly located in the developing world and supported by more than 50 donor members.

Job Summary:  The Research Assistant will be based in Kampala, Uganda and report directly to Regional Food Scientist and indirectly to Regional Potato and Sweetpotato breeders in East Africa. This position will work with RTBfoods teams at NARO (NARL-Kawanda and NaCRRI-Namulonge) and Food and Nutritional Evaluation Laboratory (FANEL) team in Nairobi, Kenya. The research assistant will also assist with Work Package (WP) 1, WP2-WP5 activities in RTBfoods project.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
                     Conduct food and nutritional analysis on roots, tubers and banana crop samples;
                     Assist in organizing and administering all aspects of sensory descriptive and affective tests for RTB crops and foods applying defined methodologies while insuring a high standard of scientific integrity;
                     Assist in leading descriptive panels in execution of product testing, appropriate test set-up and execution, and valid data management;
                     Work as part of a team conducting capacity building and research with scientists from NARO, CGIAR centers and RTBfoods partners;
                     Conduct research and implement laboratory operations at a logistical level (including help in development of standard operating procedures, managing consumables stocks and procurement, drafting risk assessments and obtaining permits) under the supervision of the Regional Food Scientist and Program Leaders at NARO, and in consultation with other team members;
                     Ensure observation of good laboratory practice including drafting risk assessments and surveillance of laboratory users’ activity;
                     Operate a subset of the platform’s laboratory equipment, including several of the following: ELISA, fluorometer, UPLC, AAS, UV-VIS, NIR, GCMS, LCMS and Texture analyzer;
                     Prepare laboratory chemical reagents and media;
                     Carry out routine tasks such as sampling and sample testing, contribute to the development of laboratory protocols within the food and nutritional analysis platform, conduct data analysis and interpretation;
                     To assist our partners in the reporting and trending of testing results to the technical team, production and customers as required.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
                     The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Food Science and or related subjects or Master’s degree with at most 1-2 years’ experience;
                     At least 5 years working experience in a research environment or food industry;
                     Field and laboratory equipment managing;
                     Data base management;
                     Experiment execution in different settings;
                     Statistical research analyses;
                     Advanced level of MS Office;
                     Advanced knowledge of database work;
                     Advanced verbal and written communication skills in English. Working knowledge of French will be an added advantage.

How to Apply:
All candidates are encouraged to Apply Online at the link below. Submit your cover letter and a full C.V. with your references.

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Entry Level Program Officer, Education & Child Protection NGO Jobs - Save the Children International

Organisation: Save the Children International
Duty Station: Uganda

About US:
Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organization for children and has program presence in over 120 countries in the world and has been implementing programs for over 90 years. Save the Children envisions a Uganda in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We strive to create impact for children by delivering our Programmes through partnerships, by being innovative, by acting as the voice for and of children, and by achieving results at scale. 

Job Summary:   The Program Officer, Education & Child Protection (West Nile and Western Region) will provide ongoing, implementation, monitoring & evaluation and reporting in regard to the execution of the Emergency Response activities, including child protection and education components. You will also undertake activities to ensure children (and their care givers) in the refugee settlement regain access to safe living environments, access education and skills development opportunities and are protected from harmful abuse. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is consistently dissatisfied with the status quo, but enough of a realist to understand when to drive for change and when not to; to help ensure positive and lasting change in the lives of the most marginalized and vulnerable children.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
                     The applicants for the Save the Children Program Officer, Education & Child Protection (West Nile and Western Region) job placement must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Bachelor of Arts, Education, Development Studies, Psychology, Child Development, Child Psychology, Community Psychology or any equivalent accrued working experience in a related position;
                     A minimum of two years relevant experience implementing, supervising, monitoring and evaluating field-based child protection or education projects with an NGO, particularly focusing on children's rights, preferably in an emergency setting;
                     Good understanding of child rights issues and child rights instruments.
                     Specific familiarity with child rights issues in the NGO world or work.
                     Ability to interact with communities; children and adults as well as other stakeholders at sub-county and district levels.
                     One year of experience in financial, planning and budget management.
                     Effective interpersonal skills - oral and written communication skills
                     Facilitation and presentation skills
                     Strong documentation and reporting skills

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the title link below.

Deadline: 25th April 2019

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Grants and Contracts Officer UK NGO Jobs - Mildmay

Job Title:          Grants and Contracts Officer
Organization: Mildmay Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Mildmay UK is an international HIV charity delivering quality care and treatment, prevention work, rehabilitation, training, education and health strengthening in the UK and East Africa. Mildmay Uganda is a faith- based local Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) offering Comprehensive HIV Care & treatment, Training, Research & General Medical Services; also providing Health Systems Strengthening to scale up comprehensive HIV/AIDS Services in 16 districts of Central Uganda.

Job Summary:    The Grants and Contracts Officer will be responsible for providing support in proposal development and grants management to ensure effective sourcing, acquisition, and management of restricted income to meet Mildmay Uganda’s strategic funding needs. S/he takes overall responsibility for managing, entirely, specific proposals, as well as working as part of proposal writing teams as maybe required from time to time. The Grants Officer is also directly responsible for managing relationships with assigned specific donors, and providing technical oversight and backstopping to the implementation of assigned grants/projects.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
                     The ideal candidate for the Mildmay Grants and Contracts Officer  job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Business Administration, Social Sciences, International Development or any other related filed.
                     Post graduate training in any of the above fields will be added advantage.
                     A minimum of three years’ experience in program management, grants business development, Resource Mobilisation, and Grants Management in a Non-Profit setting.
                     Candidate must have Hands-on experience in design, management and evaluation of development programs and establishing partner relationships.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the link below.

Deadline: 19th April 2019

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