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Field Program Driver & Logistics Assistant NGO Jobs - Ayuda en Acción


Organization: Ayuda en Acción
Duty Station:  Uganda

About US:
Founded in 1981, Ayuda en Acción is an international NGO that operates in more than 20 countries of Africa, Latin America, Asia and Europe. Ayuda en Acción is committed to the values that stem from respect for Human Rights and that believes in the need to generate changes that make social justice possible, by addressing the causes that cause inequality of opportunities, social exclusion and poverty. Ayuda en Acción has been in Uganda for over 20 years and is now in the process of establishing itself stronger, in order to expand impact by creating more partnerships and work projects implemented through partners as well as direct implementation.

Job Summary:  The Field Program Driver & Logistics Assistant will provide efficient and effective transport services to Ayuda en Acción field program staffs, partners, supporters, guests and manage vehicles, equipment, maintenance, and other support logistics of the field programme office in compliance with finance, admin, operations and vehicle policies and regulations of the organization.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        Based on the policy and procedures of Ayuda en Acción, drive the assigned vehicle skillfully, provide transport service for Ayuda en Acción staffs, projects and staffs from other organizations who work as partners, volunteers, guests, consultants etc as may be assigned.
·        S/he needs to plan for periodic services and maintenance  (A and B service) of the vehicle in a timely manner.
·        Comply with all the requirements as per Ayuda en Acción security & vehicle regulations;
·        S/he has to support his/ her immediate supervisor updating of the vehicle files like maintenance record, finished and current log-book records, insurance records, etc are documented in well-organized manner in both hard and soft copy.
·        S/he has to support the country office on overall fixed asset management and procurement e.g support the procurement committee on the procurement processes, make sure all the fixed assets have asset tags and being fixed within one month of the assets acquisition, support the team on the annual inventory of asset, based on the direction s/he gets from the Regional Finance and Administration Coordinator or other relevant supervisory staff;
·        Based on the Terms of Reference for events prepared and the direction of his/her supervisor(s), s/he is responsible for providing support during trainings or workshops for example in the setup of the meeting hall, stationery distribution, updating workshop attendance sheets, support the cashier on payments to deserving participants like government officials, communities, partners and staff, and other stakeholders as well as providing support during the refreshment time.
·        As may be instructed or deemed necessary, support in office operations like delivering and picking documents/mails/parcels to and from chosen destinations and follow up on communications in motion and with clear accountability.
·        Assist in banking activities especially depositing cash and cheques, assist in picking quotations from service providers if any.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant must have education attainment of secondary education or Diploma in any related field;
·        A minimum of four years of previous experience driving vehicles including 4WD and basic maintenance;
·        Two years of clean driving experience with INGOS;
·        English fluency, knowledge of the local languages spoken in West Nile;
·        Driving license for the vehicle preferably with classes B, CM and DL;
·        Certificate or knowledge of Defensive Driving skills will be a strong added advantage;
·        Training in Basic Financial and Logistics Management is an added advantage too;
·        Excellent knowledge of mechanics, assembly, and operations of a wide range of off-road vehicles
·        Experience with driving to remote locations on project field trips and driving off the road in difficult conditions;
·        Experience in estate and office logistic support;
·        Good knowledge of INGO’s operations and culture;
·        Basic Computer skills and familiarity with software packages under Windows and Email, ability to work with smart gadgets like phones and tablets etc.
·        Teamwork;
·        Problem solving;
·        Communication;
·        Results orientation;
·        Initiative;
·        Gender and children orientations with specific focus and knowledge on child protection and safeguarding principles

How to Apply:
All candidates should apply online at the link below.


Deadline: 5th July 2020

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Head Human Resource & Administration Job Careers - National Drug Authority


Job Title:       Head Human Resource & Administration
Organization: National Drug Authority
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Director Corporate Services
Direct reports: Administration Manager, Fleet Management Officer, Principal HR Officers, Registry Officer.
Salary scale: NDA C

About US:
The National Drug Authority is a government-owned organisation in Uganda, mandated to regulate drugs in the country, including their manufacture, importation, distribution, and licensing

Job Summary:  The position is responsible for the planning, development, coordination and implementation of HR Strategy, policies, procedures and guidelines that will support achievement of NDA mandate in compliance with the labour laws and other statutory requirements. The Head of Human Resources & Administration will also contribute to the strategic direction of National Drug Authority and be responsible for supervision, capacity-building and performance of the department to ensure effective delivery of HR and administration service.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Contribute to the development of an organizational culture that reflects the mandate of NDA, promotes high performance, encourages team building, innovation, and contributes to the delivery of results to the public and relevant development partners.
·       Ensure that line managers understand and appropriately lead the management of performance of employees through effective performance planning, regular reviews and conducting annual appraisal process in time.
·       Design and manage staffing strategies to ensure that the organization plans, attracts, and retains a motivated and qualified workforce capable of meeting organizational challenges
·       Provide professional advice and support to management to enable effective management of human resources in their respective Directorates.
·       Oversee the staff compensation system and monitor both the internal equity and external market competitiveness of staff remuneration;
·       Ensure Human Resource practices are fair, equitable, and consistent and comply with the Employment Act and other National labour laws.
·       Oversee management of NDA office premises, assets, office support operations and supplies.
·        Lead the preparation of the HR & Administration department annual workplan and budget, monitor its utilization to ensure value for money in all departmental transactions.
·        Supervise the provision of general administrative and logistical support to the organization ensuring optimal utilization of resources.
·       Oversee the transport & administration function including use and maintenance of vehicles, fuel consumption, service and maintenance of generators and offer related support to the regional offices.
·       Manage, mentor, and develop the capacity of staff in the Human Resources & Administration department, ensuring that they understand their responsibilities and are supported to perform their roles
·       Ensure effective management of all tasks related to day-to-day HR management and Administration.
·       Undertake any other responsibilities, tasks or activities which may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant must hold a Master’s degree with a specialization in Human Resource Management from a recognized institution.
·       A Bachelor ‘s Degree in at least one of the following areas: Human Resource Management, Bachelor of Arts (Social Sciences), Bachelor of Social Work & Social Administration.
·       Possession of a post-graduate Diploma in Human Resources Management is an added advantage
·       At least ten years of experience in Human Resource field in a reputable organization with at least 5 years as a Manager or at senior management level.
·       High level of integrity and credibility
·       High level of professional people management and customer care skills.
·        Strong organization, supervisory, problem-solving, interpersonal, communication, team building, analytical and negotiation skills.
·       Experience in the developing and implementation of HR policies and programs.
·       Membership to relevant professional bodies
·       Ability to initiate and lead Change management strategies

How to Apply:
All interested candidates Please submit a cover letter, copies of your academic qualifications together with your Curriculum Vitae (CV)
The Secretary to the Authority, National Drug Authority,
Plot 19, Rumee Towers, Lumumba Avenue,
P. O. Box 23096 Kampala, Uganda

Deadline: 9th July 2020 at 17:00pm

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Database/Software Developer Non-profit Jobs - African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET)



Job Title:      Database/Software Developer
Organisation: African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
The African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) is a not for profit, networking alliance and service organization that brings together field epidemiology training programs (FETPs) across Africa working side by side with Ministries of Health, regional and international partners. AFENET works to strengthen epidemiology and disease surveillance capabilities of African countries that are critical to meeting the requirements of the Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR) strategy and the International Health Regulations (IHR).

About Project:
The African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) was on 1 April 2016 awarded a five year Cooperative Agreement (CoAg) to support the Uganda Ministry of Health (MOH) to strengthen its capacity to execute core public health functions through embedded technical assistance. The CoAg titled “Strengthen Uganda Ministry of Health Capacity to Execute its Essential Public Health Functions through Provision of Technical Assistance, Public Health Workforce Development and Institutional Capacity- Building in the Republic of Uganda under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)” is in its fourth year of implementation whose budget period expires on 30th September 2020.

Job Summary:   The Database/Software Developer will primarily design and implement mobile applications and integrate them with web based systems

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        Design, develop and implement mobile based applications on requirements.
·        Optimize database systems for performance efficiency.
·        Prepare design specifications and functional documentations for assigned database projects.
·        Perform space management and capacity planning for database systems.
·        Develop database tables and dictionaries.
·        Ensure data quality and integrity in databases.
·        Identify any issues related to database performance and provide corrective measures.
·        Create complex functions, scripts, stored procedures and triggers to support application development.
·        Participate in database design and architecture to support application development projects.
·        Perform data back-up and archival on regular basis.
·        Test databases and perform bug fixes.
·        Troubleshoot database related issues in a timely fashion.
·        Develop security procedures to protect databases from unauthorized usage.
·        Evaluate existing database and recommend improvements for performance efficiency.
·        Develop best practices for database design and development activities.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or a related subject.
·        A master’s degree with a concentration in information systems. Alongside a degree, database programmers should have previous experience in a similar role as well as additional certification where possible. Database programmers should have skills in SQL Server Reporting Services, Oracle, and Microsoft Excel.


How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should submit their Application Letters detailing their experiences and skills, Curriculum Vitae, copies of relevant academic documents and 3 references online to:

The Human Resource Office,
African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET)


Deadline: 10th July 2020 by close of business 5:30 pm

NB: Only successful candidates shall be contacted for an interview.

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Project Manager US NGO Job Careers - Mercy Corps


Job Title:    Project Manager
Organization: Mercy Corps
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Program Manager

About US:
Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible. In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold solutions into action — helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within.   Working in Uganda since 2006, Mercy Corps has applied market-driven solutions to communities across the country, equipping individuals and households with the knowledge, skills and confidence to generate improvements in their access to markets, livelihoods, health, nutrition, and security, in order to improve their overall resilience.

About the Project:
Mercy Corps is looking for a qualified candidate to fill the position of Program Manager that will manage the implementation of 2 projects in Bidibidi.
The first project is a Western Union funded project: Leveraging Technology for Improved Employment and Income for Refugees in West Nile starting from from 1st of July 2020 until 31st of July 2021. The program will be implemented in two refugee settlements in West-Nile district: Rhinocamp and Bidibidi zone 3 and 4. During the project Mercy Corps will support jobseekers to leverage technology to connect with job markets and relevant learning opportunities in West Nile. The project aims to increase employment in West Nile focusing on off-farm/non-farm alternatives, to strengthen the development of tech-enabled youth employment through three Innovation Centers based in Bidi Bidi Camp and Rhino Camp working together with two partners. The program will improve the employability of 1,000 youth in tech-related fields in the West Nile region, and secure work for 200 of these young people via freelance platforms.

The second project aims to ensure vulnerable households in Bidibidi are able to access affordable basic goods (food items, hygiene products), Mercy Corps will partner with a private sector partner to support the supply chain to small informal shops in West Nile, and keep prices for goods at affordable prices. This will be coupled with a targeted e-voucher distribution - through which selected households which meet vulnerability criteria are able to receive a monthly cash voucher to their mobile phones which enables them to purchase selected goods at the informal shops in the vendor network.

All activities will mainly take place in and around the Mercy Corps’ established Innovation Centers in zone 3 and 4 of Bidibidi. The Innovation Centers are built during a previous program and have stable solar power installation, secure WIFI network, Internet café, meeting rooms and kiosks to host meetings and trainings.

Job Summary:   The Project Manager will manage, guide and coordinate activities for the implementation of the two projects. The project manager is responsible for managing staff and partners to ensure the project meet targets and deliverables on-time and within budget. The projects have 3 partners; a local NGO and 2 private sector partners that should work in coordination with each other in and around the Innovation Centers. The Project Manager will supervise staff and ensure accountability to Mercy Corps policies and donor rules and regulations. He/she will report to and work together with the expatriate Program Manager to engage program representation to donors, relevant government entities, partners, UNHCR and other stakeholders. Mercy Corps is looking for a candidate that is interested in the development of the Innovation Centers and has a proactive attitude to implement new activities and expand and implement different business models.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Staff and program management
·       Coordinate and implement activities in line with approved project proposal, budget and within the agreed time frames
·       Provide leadership and guidance to the team that consists of 1 program officer and 2 program assistants
·       Ensure compliance to all Mercy Corps, Donor and Government of Uganda policies, procedures and guidelines that relate to the implementation of the program with limited supervision.
·       Make regular on-site field visits to provide technical guidance and/or project recommendations
·       Develop monthly and quarterly reports, both internal and external to the donor, with a high level of quality with limited need for revision.
·       Lead the coordination, management and motivation of the program team through ensuring that they have clear objectives and individual workplans as part of performance management and give constructive feedback on their performance.
Partnership Management
·       Independently establish, maintain and grow productive working relationships local government officials, UNHCR, OPM, partners. Soliciting their participations in all activities where appropriate.
·       Support on the contracting process of all partners engaged in the 2 projects.
·       Organize regular meetings with all partners to monitor activities and solve challenges that have come up during project implementation.
·       Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to Mercy Corps Uganda and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission.
Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL)
·       Work closely with the MEL advisor and Senior MEL officer to develop logframe, Theory of Change and indicator plans for the projects
·       Coordinate data gathering and management with all program staff and make sure all Mercy Corps’ minimum standards are met
·       Ensure coordination and sharing of information with all stakeholders
Program Support Operations
·       Coordinate and support of finance, operations and administration staff to ensure operational systems are in place to support field activities including logistics, procurement, security, administration and human resources.
·       Accountability to Beneficiaries: All Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts towards accountability, specifically to direct program participants, engaging them as equal partners in the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of our field activities.
·       Organizational Learning: As part of Mercy Corps Uganda’s commitment to organizational learning and in support of our understanding that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities they serve - we expect all team members to commit 5% of their time to learning activities that benefit the program as well as themselves.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor degree in economic development, business management, social studies or a closely related field is required.
·       At least five years of experience in managing similar program focusing on employment, economic strengthening, entrepreneurship and/or IT skilling.
·       Demonstrated success in managing programs related to employment and entrepreneurship
·       Experience in working in refugee settlements is preferred.
·       Strong interpersonal, writing and oral presentation skills in English are required.
·       Proven skills in financial management and staff management with a focus of staff capacity building.
·       A dynamic, ‘outside the box’ attitude is required, with proven ability to think and act creatively in challenging environments.
·       Experience in building and maintaining strong/productive relations with implementing and strategic partners is required.
·       Experience of working effectively with government, private sector, INGO and local NGO’s in complex environments.
·       Strong computer literacy with a full knowledge of office applications
·       The ideal candidate will have the ability and curiosity to work comfortably and effectively in the cultural, relatively poor infrastructure of West Nile.
·       S/he will be an excellent communicator, have a strong sense of humor, multi-tasker, and able to work difficult and often stressful environments.
·       S/he will be committed to the work of Mercy Corps and the objectives of this program. They will demonstrate their dedication with a strong work ethic, attention to detail and creative problem solving.

How to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join Mercy Corps in this capacity should apply online at the link below.


Deadline: 5th July 2020

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Surveillance Specialist, Infectious Diseases Detection and Surveillance (IDDS) USAID Project Jobs - PATH


Organization: PATH
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Team lead for IDDS

About US:
PATH is a global organization that works to accelerate health equity by bringing together public institutions, businesses, social enterprises, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing health challenges. With expertise in science, health, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales solutions—including vaccines, drugs, devices, diagnostics, and innovative approaches to strengthening health systems worldwide.

 About the Project:
Infectious Disease Detection and Surveillance (IDDS) is a five-year USAID-funded project with the following overall objectives:
·        Improve the detection of diseases of public health importance and identification of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in priority infectious diseases through an accessible, accurate, adaptable, timely, and integrated diagnostic network system;
·       Improve the quality of real-time surveillance systems for pathogens of greatest public health concern, including AMR and zoonotic diseases, and;
·       Generate evidence-based guidance and innovative solutions to strengthen in-country diagnostic networks and surveillance systems using a One Health approach.

Job Summary: The Surveillance Specialist will be responsible for technical implementation of surveillance activities for human health in Uganda including strengthening data collection, analysis, interpretation and monitoring and evaluation. This role will also be responsible for coordination with other project team members and partners who undertake surveillance strengthening activities.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Support in liaising with officials in the Ministry of Health, national research, and academic institutions.
·       Support linking epidemiology and laboratory surveillance data, data analysis and interpretation from human health surveillance systems, community, and event-based surveillance.
·       Serve as a focal person for surveillance systems strengthening in Uganda, including planning, development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of surveillance related activities.
·       Support data quality assessments and support training on surveillance reporting and data analysis with MOH and other partners.
·       Support developing or updating national surveillance plans, SOPs and policies.
·       Support efforts to improve in real-time reporting data, data sharing and interoperability between surveillance and laboratory systems.
·       Follow established processes to guarantee the technical and programmatic quality of IDDS work in Uganda
·       Work closely with the IDDS team lead to define and adjust annual work plans as well as implementing technical activities.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal candidate must hold a master’s degree or higher in epidemiology, public health, international development, or a related field with a focus on infectious disease surveillance.
·       At least five years of experience in the country, with a focus on, surveillance, epidemiology, and data analysis
·       Technical competency in epidemiology, infectious disease(s), and surveillance systems
·       Fluency in written and spoken English
·       Strong interpersonal skills in facilitation and stakeholder engagement/coordination
·       Familiarity with USG programs and experience residing and working in Uganda are also preferred.
·        Must have legal authorization to work in Uganda

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online at the link below


PATH is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment. PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or orientation, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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