Entry Level UN Call Centre Jobs - Business Support Assistant (Help Line Operator) - United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

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UN Procurement Associate (Food Commodities) Job Careers - United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)


Job Title:              Procurement Associate (Food Commodities)
Organization: United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head of Unit or Procurement Officer
Grade: G6

About US:
The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is the United Nations frontline agency against world hunger. It is the largest and longest serving humanitarian agency in Uganda. Currently WFP focuses on three priority areas: Saving lives in Emergencies; Building Resilience through Predictable Safety Nets; Improving Nutrition & Mother-and Child Health; and Supporting Small Holder Farmers to Access Markets. WFP has operations in various parts of the Country.

Job Summary:  The Procurement Associate (Food Commodities) will ensure that appropriate items are available to WFP in support of ites programmes (operations) in a timely and cost-effective manner. This position is required to handle the procurement of an increasing number of civil works and large value service contracts. He/She will demonstrate responsibility and initiative to respond independently to queries and problems with only general guidance. The position requires judgment in dealing with unforeseen problems on a daily basis  a level of expertise and knowledge to adapt and contribute to the development of systems and processes to continually improve the level of support provided to client units. He/She will supervise, provide technical advice, coach and coordinate a team of support staff.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide operational coordination and administrative services, to support procurement projects and activities, following standard processes and contributing to the effective procurement of food commodities.
  • Identify and recommend potential suppliers, and compile data/documents to support the selection of suppliers, ensuring standard processes are followed.
  • Review, record and prioritise purchasing requests, and provide support to requisitioners, in order to support the procurement of appropriate goods and services, at lowest cost to WFP.
  • Contribute to negotiations with new suppliers on terms and conditions of orders, alongside a senior officer, in order to obtain the best terms and lowest costs for WFP.
  • Prepare Purchase Orders, contracts and any supporting documentation for approval by the appropriate stakeholder, and approve purchases within delegated authority, to enable the swift purchase of goods and services.
  • Resolve issues related to delivered goods, using initiative, liaising with all parties and following standard processes, to ensure timely and accurate resolution of problems.
  • Research, collect and analyse data in order to produce reports to enable informed decision-making by Procurement Officers, and consistency of information presented to stakeholders.
  • Manage updates and further develop databases and records, to ensure information is accurate, organised, and available for others to access, and supports reporting requirements.
  • Maintain relationships with internal counterparts, to support the alignment of procurement activities with wider programmes and ensure a coherent approach to meeting food assistance needs.
  • Supervise the work of support staff, providing practical advice and guidance, to ensure individual and team objectives are delivered to agreed standards and deadlines.
  • Follow standard emergency preparedness practices to support WFP to quickly respond and deploy food and needed resources to affected areas at the onset of the crisis.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UN World Food Programme (WFP) Procurement Associate (Food Commodities) job placement should a Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent obtained from a recognised education institution in any of the following areas: Procurement, Finance, Economics, Business Studies or related area;
  • A minimum of six (6) years in reputable organisations in the above areas;
  • Proficiency in both oral and written English;
  • Good working knowledge and experience using MS Office Applications;
  • Demonstrable familiarity with locally purchased commodities/goods/services (e.g. cash based, in-kind donations)
  • Experience in conducting supplier research and co-ordinating with retailers, wholesalers and traders;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of procurement processes and linkages with other operators (e.g. Logistics).
  • Demonstrated familiarity with locally purchased commodities/goods/services (e.g., cash based, in-kind donations).
  • Experience conducting supplier research and coordinating with retailers, wholesalers and traders.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of procurement processes and linkages with other operations (e.g., logistics).


Competencies:
  • Tendering and Contracting: Displays basic understanding of processes to support the contracting/tendering implementation at WFP by collecting necessary information.
  • Vendor Management: Leverages basic understanding of business needs to define vendor requirements and selection criteria.
  • Commodity and Product/Service Intelligence: Appropriately handles products/services based on an understanding of sources, technologies, properties, and public procurement principles/practices.
  • Systems & Reporting: Demonstrates strong understanding of procurement systems, Corporate operating System and tools to conduct range of analyses and generate reports to drive decision making.
  • Ethics and Compliance: Maintains accurate records of activities in line with compliance standards to increase ease of response to basic audit queries.

NB: Female applicants and qualified applicants from Uganda with Ugandan Nationality are especially encouraged to apply.

How to Apply:
All candidates who desire to join the United Nations World Food Programme are encouraged to submit their applications online at the link below.


Deadline: 22nd August 2019

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2 Driver UK NGO Jobs - Mildmay


Job Title:          Driver (2 Job Vacancies)
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 incumbent will drive Mildmay vehicles, monitor their condition, and inform the supervisors of any need for maintenance


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Mildmay Driver job opportunity must hold a Uganda Certificate of Education (O – Level)
  • Possession of a valid driving Permit for the classes of vehicles assigned,
  • Certificate in defensive driving.
  • At least three years’ experience in driving organisation vehicles
  • Demonstrable knowledge of motor vehicle operations and mechanics, as well as knowledge of traffic laws and rules

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


Deadline: 16th August 2019

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Monitoring, Evaluation Accountability and Learning Officer NGO Jobs - Danish Refugee Council (DRC)


Organisation: Danish Refugee Council (DRC)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: MEAL Coordinator

About US:
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a private, independent, humanitarian organization working on all aspects of the refugee cause in more than 36 countries throughout the world. The aim of DRC is to protect refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) against persecution and to promote durable solutions to the problems of forced migration, on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights. DRC works in accordance with the UN Conventions on Refugees and the Code of Conduct for the ICRC and NGOs in Disaster Relief.

Job Summary:  The Monitoring, Evaluation Accountability and Learning Officer is responsible for providing support for the Adjumani Field Office programmes MEAL function including, implementing program quality control initiatives and ensuring that the Programme use appropriate MEAL tools to adequately plan, monitor and report in a timely manner on activity implementation and results. In collaboration with the MEAL Coordinator, the job holder ensures that the Programme has performance updates and there is regular sharing of Programme updates with stakeholders. In addition, the job holder ensures that program implementation is consistent with the work plans and timely and accurate process and outcome data is captured, cleaned analyzed and stored.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Monitoring and Evaluation and Inception & Closure (50%)
  • Work with MEAL Coordinator, and Sector Team Leads to ensure quality programming and adherence to DRC MELMOPs, values and principles, SPHERE and other sector standards and protocols as well as the mainstreaming of cross-cutting themes (Conflict mitigation, Gender & Environment)
  • Ensure effective monitoring and evaluation of programme quality, using a variety of monitoring tools appropriate to programme sectors, and aligned to results frameworks
  • Support implementation of Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) system, linked to the Country Office system, consistent with the DRC DME framework
  • Implement and periodically review programme and Project M&E plan that ensures grant-funded programmes comply with donor requirements
  • Participate with Country Office Grants and MEL teams in Inception and Closure of programmes and Projects
  • Support Sector Team Leads in the utilization of M&E products to enhance program impact.
  • Oversee implementation of M&E systems through regular field monitoring visits and tracking of Key Performance Indicators
  • support mid-term reviews and internal evaluations and participate in preparing reports
  • Assist project staff with the implementation of exit strategies, and monitor progress of project transition
Programme Support (10%)
  • Participate in the development of Annual Plans and budgets
  • Participate in planning for and implementation of MEAL activities.
  • Participate in the design and implementation of surveys to provide primary data (baseline, coverage, KAP surveys, PDMs, Endlines ,etc.) when required and as part of ongoing assessment of the impact of sector programmes and ongoing sector needs identification
  • Facilitate Quarterly and Semi-annual program reflection with staff and stakeholders
  • Facilitate assessments and operational research for contextual understanding, identifying opportunities, vulnerabilities, capacities and resources, deciding feasibility and setting MEAL priorities at the Field level
  • Ensure proper documentation of all MEAL processes and outcomes (including ensuring outcome monitoring is conducted to ensure change in practices and behaviors are measured overtime)
Information Management, Innovation and Learning (20%)
  • Develop and maintain basic Information Management System (MIS) that is linked to Country Office System and supports projects and sectors
  • Support the Programme team to collect quality data, analyse and use it to improve programme interventions
  • Assist the programme team to carry out assessments, design, monitoring & evaluation methodologies and models
  • Promote accountability through routine, accurate collection and reporting of information that confirms status of programme activities based on Results Framework/Results Chain, quality control systems and mechanisms needed to guarantee proper management of data and information
  • Work closely with the data MEAL Assistants and with the MEAL Coordinators to create needed templates and improve existing ones.
  • Ensure proper collection of data and indicators follow-up on a daily, weekly or monthly basis
  • Support the expansion of mobile data collection approaches and platforms within the field Office staff.
Capacity Building and Program Quality Assurance (10%)
  • Work with MEAL Coordinator to strengthen MEAL standards, develop/refine tools for MEAL in line with programme designs
  • Analyse reports, identify lessons learned, and impact in order to improve programme design
  • Support Project Managers and Sector Team Leaders to evaluate the quality of implementation in order to improve technical and managerial leadership
  • Support training and capacity development of Field staff on MEAL: programme assessment, design, monitoring & evaluation methodologies
  • Support training and capacity development of project staff on data analysis using simple applications (eg excel)
Reporting (10%)
  • Support program teams to meet reporting requirements for donor quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports
  • Provide quality assurance by participating in data quality assessments, and field monitoring and prepare share findings.
  • Support program team in generating Change stories in reports and share with MEAL Coordinator and Area Manager


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Monitoring, Evaluation Accountability and Learning Officer job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, humanitarian and/or development studies, or relevant field
  • A Post Graduate Diploma in M&E is an added advantage
  • At least three years of experience performing MEAL functions with 1 year in humanitarian field
  • Knowledge and Experience in use of statistical analysis packages (SPSS, STATA, SAS)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of conducting qualitative and quantitative data collection, including mobile data collection (ODK, Magpi, Survey CTO, KoBO Collect)
  • Good level of proficiency in Word, PPT and Windows Excel
  • Knowledge and experience in Geo-spatial data analysis and presentation (ArcGIS, QGIS)
  • Capacity to produce coherent and good quality reports
  • Excellent inter-personal, communication and listening skills
  • Ability to work with people from various cultural groups and background
  • Strong empathy, understanding of and sensitivity to specific needs of most vulnerable populations
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Attention to details and rigor in field and reporting work
  • Demonstrated commitment to meet deadlines and high degree of autonomy in his / her work
  • Languages: Proficiency in Written and Spoken English. Ability to Speak Dinka, Nuer, Arabic, Madi is an added advantage

How to Apply:
All candidates should send their online applications at the link below.


Deadline: 20th August 2019

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Specialist Jobs - Stanbic Bank


Job Title:       Specialist
Organisation: Stanbic Bank
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Stanbic Bank Uganda Limited is a subsidiary of Stanbic Africa Holdings Limited which is in turn owned by Standard Bank Group Limited (“the Group”), Africa’s leading banking and financial services group. The Standard Bank Group is the leading banking group focused on emerging markets. It is the largest African banking group ranked by assets and earnings. Stanbic Bank Uganda Limited is the largest bank in Uganda by assets and market capitalization. It offers a full range of banking services through two business units; Personal and Business Banking (PBB), and Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB).

Job Summary: The Specialist will manage Third party/external Supplier Risk throughout the contracting and contract execution process. The incumbent will be tasked with managing vendor/supplier relationships and building effective supply chain partnerships.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Operational Performance
·         Draft all Procurement contract documents prior to forwarding to Legal Department for review and execution in line with the related policies and guidelines.
·         Manage, administer and supervise contract amendments, variations and execution
·         Monitor contract validity and ensure that all contract renewals and terminations are effected in a timely manner.
·         Preparation, monitoring and review of SLAs for services provided to the Bank to ensure contract performance and value for money is attained
·         Work with stakeholders to comprehensively review contracts and evaluate supplier performance in accordance with available Supplier Relationship Management guidelines.
·         Engage business stakeholders to socialize the vendor management framework and drive compliance from a purchasing and vendor management perspective
·         Identify the possible risks associated with contracts and suggest ways to mitigate them.
·         Draft and Prepare Monthly Contracts and Supplier Relationship Management Tender Committee Reports 
·         Implementation of Tender Committee resolutions on contracts and supplier relationship management activities
Cost Management
·         Evaluation of all contractual relationships and recommending cost avoidance and cost reduction strategies/initiatives
·         Budget monitoring & control during contracting and contract performance
·         Develop framework contracts for commonly purchased items
·         Ensure effective, efficient and optimal utilisation of all resources (human and capital) to be responsive to client needs and business strategies
·         Capacity management, identifying areas with excess or shortage in capacity and coming up with resourcing plans to address the gaps
Resource Utilisation
·         Ensure effective, efficient and optimal utilisation of all resources (human and capital) to be responsive to client needs and business strategies
·         Capacity management, identifying areas with excess or shortage in capacity and coming up with resourcing plans to address the gaps
Control:
·         Bring to the attention of management any contract breaches in the contracting and SRM environment 
·         Work with business stakeholders and Legal to ensure contract execution within approved guidelines
·         Liaise with business stakeholders and Legal to act as the link between the contractors and the Bank during the execution of the contracts.
·         Together with Risk, business stakeholders and Legal, review all procurement specific contracts/agreements to deliver best commercial outcomes
·         Regular review of KYV (Know Your Vendor) documentation to manage supplier risk
Self Development:
·         Identify appropriate formal and occupational (informal) training needs and courses (internal/external) to develop oneself
·         Up-Skill oneself regarding new products and procedures through attendance of workshops/presentations and reading of internal and external communications


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The ideal candidate for the Stanbic Bank Specialist job should hold a University Degree in Law
·         Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice an added advantage
·         Three years of contracts, vendor management, procurement or supply chain related experience
·         Experience in managing supplier relationships
·         Experience in contract management and monitoring
·         Contract Drafting
·         Contract Management and Monitoring
·         Computer Literate
·         Strategic Procurement and supply Knowledge

How to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join the one of Africa’s biggest Banking Groups, Standard Bank in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to Apply Online by visiting Link below.


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Corporate Capability Manager Employment Opportunity - Democratic Governance Facility (DGF)


Job Title:              Corporate Capability Manager
Organization: The Democratic Governance Facility (DGF)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
The Democratic Governance Facility (DGF) is a multi-donor funding mechanism aimed at strengthening governance, promoting and protecting human rights, enhancing access to justice, and improving accountability in Uganda by working with state and non-state institutions at national, regional and district levels throughout the country. It is funded by Austria, Denmark, European Union, Ireland, the Netherlands Norway and Sweden.

Job Summary: The Corporate Capability Manager coordinates and supervises the strengthening of the FMU's corporate management and partnership management capabilities and is the Executive Assistant to the Head of Facility (HoF).  This involves: - Refining FMU management systems, and ensure their office wide adoption and application, Coordinating the continuous improvement of the efficiency and effectiveness of partnership management procedures; Providing secretarial support to the DGF Board, Steering Committee (SC) and Senior Management Team (SMT), as well as acting as Executive Assistant to the HoF. The CCM line manages the staff in the Corporate Capability Unit. The CCM reports to the HoF and is a member of the Senior Management Team. .

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Corporate Management
  • Oversee the maintenance and management of the digital and analogue management information systems to track and report progress with respect to delivery against result indicators and other corporate objectives as set out in the Operational Plan
  • Coordinate the development and/or periodic updating of corporate strategies, processes, procedures, process charts, checklists, and manuals.
  • Ensure that DGF procedures and guidelines are clearly articulated and presented to relevant audiences.
  • Ensure the timely implementation of internal processes such as the staff performance assessment and appraisal, as well ensuring implementation of staff development initiatives
  • With the Communications & Knowledge Management Advisor and the Communication & Multimedia Officer, quality assure all DGF/FMU documents such as semi-annual and annual reports; external papers; manuals etc. and ensure implementation of the Communication Strategy of DGF
  • With the HR Manager and line managers, formulate and Implement activities designed to engage, motivate and support staff to excel in their jobs and to work effectively across teams to achieve FMU's corporate development objectives.
  • Support a culture of continuous improvement and learning within the FMU.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Master's degree in development studies management, public administration, human resource management, organizational development or related area.
  • At least seven years' practical experience and a demonstrated track record of achievement in the support and/or management of development programmes (experience in governance sector programmes or grant making programmes preferred)..

How to Apply:
Please email your Application letter, Curriculum Vitae including names, email addresses, and telephone contact details of three (3) work related referees to; applications@dgf.ug Please clearly indicate the job title in the email subject line. Please do not attach academic documents. Applications may not exceed 2MBS. Address your applications to:

The Head of Facility Democratic Governance Facility
P. O. Box 8772,
Kampala - Uganda.

Deadline: 22nd August 2019

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