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Project Officer - Education NGO Job Careers - World Vision International

Organisation: World Vision International
Reports to:  Child Sponsorship Development Facilitator
Duty Station:  Uganda

About US:
World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”
Job Summary:   The Project Officer - Education will contribute to achieving equitable access and quality education planning, implementing, and monitoring the Education Quality Improvement Program activities through approaches that improve enrolment, retention, completion, literacy, numeracy and life skills. The position will support direct project activity implementation and roll out of best practices and models in a manner that promotes ownership and sustainability.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Project planning and implementation
  • Plan and coordinate all sub county and district based project activities in consultation with the TPO, the CCT and the DEO
  • Plan and implement school based project activities.
  • Develop activity concepts in line with the detailed annual operation plan, the budget and TP log frame
  • Organize meetings and workshops for teachers and field facilitators to implement education project activities and models
  • Track and manage activity budgets and ensure timely and cost effective project implementation.
  • Prepare and submit timely, accurate, compliant and quality reports
  • Participant in project management meetings and reflection forums
  • Support and participate in district education Advocacy initiatives
  • Conduct and facilitate community awareness raising and community mobilization
  • Ensure cross cutting themes are mainstreamed in education project.
Technical support and training
  • Work in close liaison with the CCT and the DEO, conduct a capacity needs assessment for teachers and literacy volunteer
  • Develop a capacity building plan for teachers and volunteers
  • Mobilization of and conducting trainings to build capacities on supporting enrolment, retention and completion
  • Provide mentoring and coaching to teachers through support supervision visits
  • Build Local level Peer mentoring mechanism for teachers, School management committees and literacy volunteers
  • Identify technical experts to train district and community groups
  • Liaise with the TPO for technical support on capacity building
Partnership and networking
  • Identify and build linkages, relations, collaborations and networks with partners and other stakeholders in implementation at the Sub County and District level
  • Support development of school improvement plans and monitor their implementation
  • Participation in sub county coordination meetings to influence decisions on education
  • Organize periodic partner and stakeholder monitoring visits
  • Organize teachers and literacy volunteer’s fora to promote learning
  • Participate and represent WVU in key technical working forums at the sub county and the district
  • Conduct advocacy campaigns for education in general and girl child education in particular
Documentation and Reporting
  • Maintain a data bank for schools in the APs, head teachers, enrolment, drop out, teachers, teachers trained in different models
  • Conduct school mapping and peer group mapping and document for project activities
  • Effectively document all information related to girl child enrolment trends in targeted school
  • Responsible for capturing individual children attendance, performance and behavior indicators related to drop out of children
  • Document good practices and project success stories and share them
Support supervision and Mentoring
  • Conduct support supervision and mentoring sessions for teachers
  • Facilitate formation of children network/peer networks at school and sub county level
  • Support schools to have classroom print rich materials,
  • Maintain a record of RCs in Schools and monitor their attendance and performance during school visits
  • Hold reflection meetings on key education program activities and indicators

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the World Vision Project Officer - Education job placement should preferably hold a Bachelor’s Degree in education or any other degree but with a diploma in education
  • At least two years of experience in education and or community work.
  • Must have classroom teaching experience of not less than 5 years
  • Experience in the education sector programming in a reputable organization is an added advantage
  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
  • Must be effective in written and verbal communication in English
  • Knowledge of a local language(s) in Uganda is may be an added advantage
  • Ability to ride a motorcycle is A MUST
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Good writing and reporting skills
  • Networking and influencing skills
  • Passion for children.
  • Track record demonstrating high integrity, reliability and dependable
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Experience of School management and /or mentorship of teachers
  • Experience of working with communities and teachers
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a diverse team
  • The position is based in the field and requires more than 70% of time implementing school and community based activities

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.

Please follow instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s e-recruitment portal.  Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 12th July 2019

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Resource Mobilisation Specialist NGO Jobs - Straight Talk Foundation (STF)

Job Title:         Resource Mobilisation Specialist
Organisation: Straight Talk Foundation (STF)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Executive Director

About US:
Straight Talk Foundation (STF) is a Ugandan health communications National Non Governmental Organisation that was founded in 1993 and operates nationally in Uganda. Its activities and interventions aim at improving the sexual reproductive health and wellbeing of young people for adoption of healthy behaviors in Uganda through advocacy, evidence driven communication and youth friendly service delivery. For the past 25 years it has been the leading provider of various social and behavior change communication programs to various stakeholders in Uganda. Its programs and interventions target young people as its primary audience, while significant adults in the lives of young people such as parents and teachers are targeted as a secondary audience.

Job Summary:  The Resource Mobilisation Specialist is mainly responsible for generating new businesses for the organization through innovative fundraising and resource mobilization approaches among Straight Talk Foundation stakeholders.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Straight Talk Foundation (STF) Resource Mobilisation Specialist job opportunity should hold a Masters Degree in development or other social sciences.
  • At least five years of management experience in a corporate or an NGO environment, including significant field operations experience running development programs.
  • Robust experience of NGO program cycle management, and with experience of working within a complex and matrix organisation structure.
  • Substantial experience in logistics, including procurement, supply chain, fleet management & inventory.
  • Significant knowledge of NGO systems, institutions and donors, and of procedures, accountability frameworks and best practices in program management.
  • Substantial experience and knowledge of effective financial and budgetary control and securing and managing grants from major institutional donors.
  • Solid project management skills related to organisational development projects, cross-functional teams with a proven history of delivering results.

How to Apply:
All candidates should send a copy of their updated CVs with cover letters (attached as one document) indicating three referees, to;

The Human Resource & Administration Manager,
Straight Talk Foundation Plot 4, Acacia Avenue, Kololo,
P.O Box 22366 Kampala. Uganda

Email to: clearly indicating the position applied for in the subject line.

Deadline: Friday 19th July, 2019 by 05:00pm Ugandan Time.

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UN Senior Registration Assistant Job Careers - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Job Title:        Senior Registration Assistant
Organisation: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Duty Station: Uganda
Vacancy Notice Number: 015/2019
Position Number: 10026820
Position Grade: GS-5

About US:
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was established on December 14, 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly. UNHCR’s mandate under the Statute of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is to lead and co-ordinate action for international protection to refugees; seek permanent solutions for the problems of refugees and safeguard refugee rights and well-being. UNHCR has an additional mandate concerning issues of statelessness, as it is given a designated role under Article 11 of the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness.

Job Summary:    The Senior Registration Assistant is a member of the Registration team. The Senior Registration Assistant is responsible for supporting all activities related to registration, which may also include functions related to reception, filing and data management. The incumbent provides counselling to, and responds to queries from, asylum seekers and refugees regarding UNHCR's registration procedures and their rights and entitlements. S/he liaises closely with protection staff and partners to ensure timely identification and referral of persons of concern for protection follow up. The Senior Registration Assistant may assist in compiling and analysing information related to registration activities in the operation. The Senior Registration Assistant may provide interpretation and/or translation services in cases for which s/he has the required language competencies

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Assist in the implementation of registration strategies and methodologies for populations of concern.
  • Conduct registration interviews when required in accordance with registration standards and guidance.
  • Provide counselling to, and responds to queries from, asylum seekers and refugees regarding UNHCR's registration procedures and their rights and entitlements.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to date records and data related to all individual registration cases.
  • Identify persons with specific needs and ensure timely referral to protection follow-up as required.
  • Collaborate with protection staff and/or partners in the delivery of assistance and programming, including provision of identity and entitlement documentation.
  • Draft correspondence and reports relating to registration activities in the operation, when required
  • Provide statistics and draft reports related to registration data, as requested.
  • Act as interpreter and translator when needed.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Key Result Areas:
  • UNHCR’s Registration Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) are implemented in accordance with relevant UNHCR standards and policies.
  • Persons of concern have fair and transparent access to registration procedures.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNHCR Senior Registration Assistant job placement should have completed Secondary Education with post-secondary training/certificate in Social science, Statistics, Mathematics, Information Technology, or related fields.
  • At least five years of relevant job experience.
  • Good computer skills, particularly in data management.
  • Excellent knowledge of English and local language.
  • Training in basic principles of international protection.
  • Experience in working with UNHCR proGres software.
  • Knowledge of another relevant UN language.
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Technological Awareness
  • Planning and Organizing

How to Apply:
All interested Ugandan nationals who wish to join the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to click on the link below and follow the application instructions after reviewing the job details.

Deadline: 23rd July 2019

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3 Fresher Finance and Administration Assistant Non-profit Jobs - Baylor-Uganda

Organization: Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation - Uganda (Baylor-Uganda)
Duty Station:  Uganda

About US:
Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation - Uganda (Baylor-Uganda) is an indigenous not-for-profit child health and development organisation affiliated to the Baylor College of Medicine International Paediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI), a Network of paediatric HIV/AIDS care and treatment Children’s Clinical Centres of Excellence and international program offices in 11 countries across Africa, Eastern Europe and North America.

Job Summary:  The Finance and Administration Assistant will be responsible for providing financial and administrative support services to cluster teams including implementation of policies and procedures for general office administration, fleet, asset, and inventory

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Process payment vouchers and cheques relating to supplier’s invoices for goods supplied and services rendered
·         Prepare funds transfer letters for review & approval and write cheques for approved payments ,
·         Prepare the monthly payroll including remittances to be made to the relevant statutory 
·         Develop and maintain  fixed assets register and a proper filing & storage system for receipts, payment vouchers and other financial related documents;
·         Prepare cluster cash requisition schedules;
·         Process program advances to staff for program activities as per the approved budget;
·         Act as an agent to bank accounts coordinating  and monitoring all transactions between the bank and Baylor;
·         Conduct a weekly review of staff advances;
·         Keenly monitor the implementation of monthly & quarterly travel planning and make  appropriate vehicle scheduling and allocations;  
·         Develop and implement a   servicing and repair schedule for timely routine servicing and  repairs of the motor vehicles and motorcycles;
·         Prepare monthly trip reports, fuel consumption reports and vehicle repair and routine  XCmaintenance reports;
·         Monitor usage of motor vehicles by use of  fleet monitoring system to track trip movements, fuel usage  related reports; 
·         Tasked with the verification of all utility bills, security, cleaning and vehicle repairs with supporting documents

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The ideal candidate for the Baylor-Uganda Finance and Administration Assistant job must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Accounting or Business Administration.
·         A minimum of two years of experience in a reputable organization

How to Apply:
Applications should include a cover letter, CV, daytime telephone contact, three traceable professional references and certified academic documents. All suitably qualified candidates should apply online at the link below.

NB: You must have at least a credit 6 in MATHEMATICS and ENGLISH at Ordinary Level (UCE). Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

Deadline: 14th July 2019

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Administration Officer EU GIZ - ENWASS NGO Jobs - GIZ

Job Title:            Administration Officer EU GIZ - ENWASS
Organization: GIZ
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to:  Head of Component ENWASS
Ref. No.: GIZ-ENWASS/AO/071963

About US:
The Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is owned by the Federal republic of Germany with International operations in Uganda, GIZ Implements commissions for the German government and other national and international, public and private sector clients within the framework of the international Cooperation between the Federal Republic of Germany and the Government of Uganda.

About ENWASS Programme:
The Enhanced Water Security and Sanitation Programme (ENWASS), implemented by Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), aims at strengthening the institutional, managerial and implementation capacities of the institutions in the water and sanitation sector in Uganda with regard to climate change adaptation and sanitation. Component one of the ENWASS programme aims at supporting Climate sensitive Water Resources Management (IWRM) in Uganda.

Job Summary: The Administration Officer EU is responsible for;
  • Providing administrative services for the project (e.g. keeping of records and time sheets, Leave Management, etc.)
  • Meeting the administrative needs of the office and able to work with minimum supervision
  • Managing the support and administrative staff at the project office
  • Ensuring that all GIZ financial and administrative regulations are complied with.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Ensures that information is exchanged between project staff, partners and other institutions
  • Supports in the checking and clarifying all costs and revenues
  • Coordination of all related activities (EU and BMZ funding)
  • Is responsible for organising administrative and logistical aspects of project activities (meetings, workshops, cash-for-work etc.)
  • Coordinates with the GIZ office on the mode of service delivery
  • Monitors the availability of accessories and stocks and carries out asset management in accordance with GIZ guidelines
  • Is responsible for filing documents in reference files in line with GIZ’s filing rules
  • Manages confidential files, specifically in the areas of finance
  • Liaise between Bank and Project issues and mode of service delivery.
Finance and accounting
  • Ensure costs and revenues are rightly booked in accordance with the specific PN for EU, TCF and IGAD/CBDFU funded activities
  • Helps prepare project budget planning
  • Assists in monitoring fund expenditure in accordance with the budget (cost type and cost category) as per the GIZ guidelines
  • Manages and monitors the accounting and financial plans for activities. Reviews the end of month accounts from the project accounting, cash books and account balance vouchers (through or from WINPACCS) and from time to time discuss this with the head of component/ officer responsible for the contract and cooperation.
  • Assist in financial management, such as cash withdrawals, keeping the cashbook, bank accounts, preparing and entering vouchers
  • Assist in accounting tasks using WINPACCS accounting software and prepare monthly bank reconciliation statements/ vouchers
  • Monitors and follows up on outstanding receivables and liabilities of the project both in the project journal and for transactions done through the office journal and ensures timely cost booking.
  • Checks error sheets
  • Among other payments she/he manages Mobile Money payment processes
  • Checks travel expense statements of staff for payment
  • Initials cash withdrawals for various projects
  • Checks requests for funds before release
  • Audits project accounting
  • Manages and monitors the assets procured during the project runtime using the software onSITE asset. Carries out asset stocktaking on a quarterly basis for all assets procured.
Procurement and Contracts
  • Is responsible for local procurement of goods according to GIZ guidelines.
  • Is responsible for local service contracts, e.g. consultancies, according to GIZ guidelines.
Other duties/additional tasks
  • Deputation for Administration Officer while away.
  • Performs other duties and tasks at the request of management.
  • Voucher scanning, photocopying and filing.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the GIZ Administration Officer EU GIZ - ENWASS job placement must hold a University degree in business administration
  • Professional Qualification in Accounting, CPA, etc is an added advantage.
  • Three to five years of professional experience in a comparable position
  • Working experience for GIZ and knowledge of GIZ procedures, processes, rules and standards would be an asset
  • Working experience with EU funded projects and accounting procedures would be an added advantage.

Additional Competencies
  • In-depth understanding of financial planning and accounting
  • Broad experience of management and administration
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to find out demand for trainings and inputs
  • Work self-motivated, ability to work with limited supervision and ability to make informed decisions
  • Integrity, concern for quality and standards
  • Teamwork, intercultural competence and high frustration tolerance
  • Good working knowledge of ICT technologies (related software, phone, email, internet) and computer applications (e.g. MS Office)
  • High proficiency in English, Ngakarimojong would be an added advantage
  • Willingness to upskill as required by the tasks to be performed - corresponding measures are agreed with management.

How to Apply:
All interested and qualified persons are strongly encouraged to apply by submitting their application and CV along with the contacts of three professional referees to the Human Resource Department through email: quoting the position you are applying for as the subject.

Please note: This is a national position. Application and CV should be in one document including the relevant attachments. Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We encourage women, people with disabilities and minority groups to apply for this position. GIZ is committed to equal opportunities and diversity of perspective at the working place.

Deadline: 23rd July 2019

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