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East African Community EAC Job Opportunities - Police Liaison Officer


Job Title:    Police Liaison Officer
Organisation: East African Community (EAC)
Reports to:  Deputy Secretary General (Political Federation)
Duty Station: Arusha, Tanzania
REF: EAC/HR/2020-21/02
NB: Open to Ugandan Nationals

About US:
The East African Community is a regional intergovernmental organization comprising the Republic of Burundi, the Republic of Kenya, the Republic of Rwanda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Republic of South Sudan, and the Republic of Uganda with its Headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania. The EAC mission is to widen and deepen economic, political, social, and cultural integration to improve the quality of life of the people of East Africa through increased competitiveness, value added production, trade, and investments. This is an exciting opportunity for highly motivated and result-driven professionals who are citizens of East African Community Partner States (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, South Sudan and Uganda) to apply for the following position .

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        Maintain and enhance liaison between Partner States’ Police Forces/Services and EAC Secretariat
·        Promote the use of INTERPOL Tools and Services in the fight against cross border and transnational crime.
·        Co-ordinate the implementation of EAPCCO resolutions in liaison with Interpol Regional Bureau Nairobi through the EAC Policy Organs
·        Co-ordinate, monitor implementation of and follow-up on resolutions, decisions, directives and recommendations of EAC Police Chiefs meetings.
·        Maintain records of activities of co-operation on crime and security matters among EAC Police Forces/Services as means to strengthen support for each other
·        Identify good policing practices within the Partner States and other RECs for consideration of adoption by EAC Police Services / Forces.
·        Coordinate implementation cooperation arrangements within the sub sector.
·        Coordinate establishment of a regional crime database
·        Coordinate establishment of an internet based information sharing system
·        Any other duties as may be assigned by the Police chiefs


Qualifications and Experience:
·        The applicant for the East African Community (EAC) Police Liaison Officer job must hold a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized University. A Master's degree will be an added advantage.
·        The candidate must be a serving Police Officer at the rank of Assistant Commissioner or equivalent and above
·        15 years’ professional experience with 8 at senior level.
·        Experience with a Regional or International Organization in similar capacity will be an added advantage.
·        Proficiency in writing and use of Computer packages
·        Good Communication, public relations and negotiation skills
·        Knowledge of the Treaty for the Establishment of the EAC, its decision making structures and processes
·        Comprehensive understanding of the EAC mandate on Peace and Security issues and interface with other regional organizations
·        Aged below 55 years

Eligibility for applications: Applicants from all EAC Partner States are eligible to apply for the above position.

Fringe Benefits:
The established posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.

Equal Opportunity: The EAC is an equal opportunity employer; therefore, female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply. EAC will only respond to those candidates who strictly meet the set requirements.

How to Apply:
All interested candidates who meet the qualification and experience requirements for the above mentioned position are advised to :
  • Fill in the application form attached (download from here);
  • attach their application letter, a detailed CV, Copies of certified academic certificates, and a copy of National Identity Card or Passport in PDF format scanned in one (1) file.
  • Please quote the respective reference number on both the application letter and envelope.
  • For electronic submission, please quote the respective reference number on the subject of the email and send to the address given below.

Please note:
1.         You may submit your application either electronically or in hard copy but not both.
2.         Applications which do not :
    • have EAC application form;
    • indicate nationality and age;
    • have the reference number;
    • or have an application letter attached;
    • have certified copies of their academic degrees and other professional Certificates;
    • or fail to provide three referees will be disqualified.
3.         Only qualified candidates will be contacted
4.         EAC Staff Rules and Regulations preclude considerations of applicants above 55 years of age.

Please note that EAC does not require candidates to pay money for the recruitment process. All invitations for interviews will be done in writing.
A due diligence will be conducted for all successful candidates in respect of their academic certificates (certification by a recognized higher education body in the respective Partner States) and employment records .

The Secretary General
East African Community
P. o Box 1096
Arusha - Tanzania.
Tel: +255 27 2162100
Fax: +255 27 2162190
E-mail: vacancies@eachq.org

Deadline: Friday, 21st August 2020.

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Programme Officer Job Placements - Uganda National NGO Forum (UNNGOF)


Job Title:   Programme Officer
Organization: Uganda National NGO Forum (UNNGOF)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Programme Coordinator, Civic Space and Governance Monitoring

About US:
The Uganda National NGO Forum (UNNGOF) is a National Platform for NGOs that influence governance and development processes in Uganda and enhance their operating environment. Its constituency comprises National, Regional and International NGOs operating in different parts of the country. It also works with a larger civil society constituency to promote citizen-based governance.

Job Summary:  The Programme Officer will work as part of the team to help shape and drive UNNGOF's civic space work and agenda, share lessons and effective practices, facilitate voices and perspectives from the local and national levels to inform policy spaces .

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Implement the activities under the Strengthening Citizens Engagement in Elections (SCENE) project,
·       Work collaboratively with other team members to develop define and implement programme strategies to achieve significant and scalable impact;
·       Work with relevant stakeholders to review opportunities, challenges and encourage collaboration, learning and strategic partnerships,
·       Represent the organisation and its work to relevant stakeholder’s i.e. government, media, academia and private sector through meetings, updates and interviews
·       Plan and execute programme activities in a timely and accurate manner including preparation of work plans and periodic programmatic reporting,
·       Organize and facilitate meetings, workshops and campaigns i.e. concept note development, programmes/agenda and minutes/reports,
·       Assist in budget preparation and expense management activities within the programme including monitoring of project grants,
·       Participate in research processes and writing of position papers on key governance and development issues
·       Ensure submission of quality and timely reports as per donor and UNNGOF standards, and
·       Perform any other duties that are beyond the scope of this job description in mutual discussion and agreement with your supervisor or his/her representative


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal candidate must hold  a Bachelor's degree in the fields of social work, political science, development economics, and or any other related field
·       Relevant post graduate qualification is an added advantage;
·       At least  three or more years working experience in democracy, rights and governance sector,
·       Ability to work independently with limited supervision and under immense pressure from time to time;
·       Skilled in research methods and practices, data management and analysis;
·       Strong conceptual, analytical, writing and presentation skills,
·       Excellent communication and information management/technology skills, and
·       Good interpersonal skills coupled with ability to influence, negotiate, advise, mentor and train respective staff and stakeholders.

How to Apply:
All interested candidates please send your application, detailed CV including contact addresses of three referees and copies of professional/academic certificates

The Executive Director
Uganda National NGO Forum
Email: jobs@ngoforum.or.ug 

Deadline: 28th July 2020

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Head of Internal Audit Job Vacancies - Uganda National Oil Company Limited (UNOC)


Job Title:   Head of Internal Audit
Organization: Uganda National Oil Company Limited (UNOC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports To: Board of Directors
Reports Operationally To: Chief Executive Officer

About US:
The Uganda National Company Limited (UNOC) was established under section 42 of the Petroleum (Exploration, Development and Production) Act and Section 7 of the Petroleum (Refining, Conversion, Transmission and Midstream Storage) Act, both of 2013, and incorporated under the Companies Act 2012, in June 2015. It is a limited liability company wholly owned by the Government of Uganda.

The Company’s key mandate is to handle the State’s commercial interests in the oil and gas industry and ensure that the resource is exploited in a sustainable manner.

Job Summary:   The Head of Internal Audit is responsible for the preparation and implementation of a risk-based audit plan and to provide reasonable assurance to Senior Management and the Board of Directors on the adequacy of key internal systems and controls of the company

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Develop the annual risk based-audit plan and ensure both an efficient and effective execution of the audit plan, consistent with company objectives.
·       Develop the Internal Audit Manual and the Internal Audit Charter for the company and subsequent adherence of audit staff to the charter.
·       Coordinate period risk-based internal audits and ensure that key lessons and areas of improvement are shared with the respective departments and ensure that audit actions are closed.
·       Prepare periodic reports to the Audit &Risk Committee on progress of the annual audit plan and share key findings and areas of improvement with the CEO and Management.
·       Lead and/or support the Investigation process for all cases of misdemeanours, misconduct, and gross misconduct cases by staff and provide a comprehensive report to inform the disciplinary management proceedings and management decision.
·       Consistently assess the adequacy of key internal systems and controls of the company and ensure that the integrity of financial systems is maintained.
·       Coordinate internal compliance review and monitoring activities, including periodic reviews of departments.
·       Develop and execute the Audit department workplan and budgets and provide periodic progress on the same.
·       Ensure that internal audit team’s independent and objective assurance and consulting functions add value to the company’s operations.
·       Keep Audit and Risk Committee and Management, abreast of material changes to Accounting and Audit Standards under consideration relevant standards bodies.
·       Define competency and talent management requirements for Internal Audit.
·       Identify capacity building needs and propose capacity development programs for the staff in the department.
·       Coordinate external audits.
·       Supervise, appraise and guide staff in the Audit Unit.
·       Any other duty assigned by the Audit &Risk Committee of the Board and CEO.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal candidate must hold a Masters degree in either Finance or Business Administration majoring in Accounting or other relevant master’s degree.
·       A Bachelor’s degree (Hons) in either Commerce, Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Actuarial Science or other relevant degree.
·       Must be a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU) OR Association of Chattered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
·       Must be a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors.
·       Must have a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience and 5 of which must be at a senior level.
·       Should have effective communication skills
·       Should be a person of high integrity
·       Should have good analytical and critical thinking skills

How to Apply:
Electronically completed and signed Applications Forms together with certified copies of academic certificates should be addressed and submitted to the address below

Applications must include a cover letter, application form and supporting documents.
While we thank you for your interest, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.
The Job Application Form can be downloaded here

Applications should be submitted online to: recruitment.unoc@unoc.co.ug
Chief Executive Officer
Uganda National Oil Company
P.O.Box 36316
Kampala
Plot 15, Yusuf Lule Road

Deadline: Monday 10th August 2020 at 5:00 pm

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East African Community (EAC) Job Placements - Security Officer


Job Title:    Security Officer
Organisation: East African Community (EAC)
Reports to:  Directorate of Human Resources and Administration
Duty Station: Arusha, Tanzania
REF: EAC/HR/2020-21/12
NB: Open to Ugandan Nationals

About US:
The East African Community is a regional intergovernmental organization comprising the Republic of Burundi, the Republic of Kenya, the Republic of Rwanda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Republic of South Sudan, and the Republic of Uganda with its Headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania. The EAC mission is to widen and deepen economic, political, social, and cultural integration to improve the quality of life of the people of East Africa through increased competitiveness, value added production, trade, and investments. This is an exciting opportunity for highly motivated and result-driven professionals who are citizens of East African Community Partner States (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, South Sudan and Uganda) to apply for the following position .

Job Summary: The Security Officer will mainly coordinate, administer and enforce in liaison with EAC management security issues within the Community by ensuring that the EAC visitors, delegates, assets and property are secure.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        Coordinate and administer security duties within EAC.
·        Put in place preventive measures and deal expeditiously with security breaches that may occur by liaising with host country police and security systems.
·        Advises EAC management on security Issues within EAC premises
·        Allocate / assign duties to security
·        Protect the organization assets and ensure preventive measures are taken avoid security breaches.
·        Provide escort and security protection to Executives, VIPs and
·        Investigate criminal cases, collects intelligence and report to the relevant
·        Coordinated investigation of security related misconduct by staff contrary to the EAC Rules and Regulations, and report to management for action.
·        Coordinate investigations of accidents Involving Community
·        Provide emergency response services within and outside the premises to EAC staff at all times.
·        Facilitate security clearance procedures relevant to accreditation of delegates attending
·        Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Management from time to time.


Qualifications and Experience:
·        The applicant for the East African Community (EAC) Security Officer job must hold a Bachelor’s (Honors) degree from a recognized University / Institution, plus training at Officer level in the Police, Military, Prisons or Immigration Service at the rank of Inspector of Police or its equivalent in other security services.
·        At least five years of experience in security management, investigations and or command position, in public national, regional or international organization.
·        Skills and Competencies: Must have good investigative, analytical, directing, communication skills, public relations, observation, situation assessment, and conflict resolution skills. Certification In security electronics e.g. CCTV Access Control, Sound, Burglary and fire equipment will be an added advantage


Eligibility for applications: Applicants from all EAC Partner States are eligible to apply for the above position.

Fringe Benefits:
The established posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.

Equal Opportunity: The EAC is an equal opportunity employer; therefore, female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply. EAC will only respond to those candidates who strictly meet the set requirements.

How to Apply:
All interested candidates who meet the qualification and experience requirements for the above mentioned position are advised to :
  • Fill in the application form attached (download from here);
  • attach their application letter, a detailed CV, Copies of certified academic certificates, and a copy of National Identity Card or Passport in PDF format scanned in one (1) file.
  • Please quote the respective reference number on both the application letter and envelope.
  • For electronic submission, please quote the respective reference number on the subject of the email and send to the address given below.

Please note:
1.         You may submit your application either electronically or in hard copy but not both.
2.         Applications which do not :
    • have EAC application form;
    • indicate nationality and age;
    • have the reference number;
    • or have an application letter attached;
    • have certified copies of their academic degrees and other professional Certificates;
    • or fail to provide three referees will be disqualified.
3.         Only qualified candidates will be contacted
4.         EAC Staff Rules and Regulations preclude considerations of applicants above 55 years of age.

Please note that EAC does not require candidates to pay money for the recruitment process. All invitations for interviews will be done in writing.
A due diligence will be conducted for all successful candidates in respect of their academic certificates (certification by a recognized higher education body in the respective Partner States) and employment records .

The Secretary General
East African Community
P. o Box 1096
Arusha - Tanzania.
Tel: +255 27 2162100
Fax: +255 27 2162190
E-mail: vacancies@eachq.org

Deadline: Friday, 21st August 2020.

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UN Jobs - National Human Rights Officer – Rule of Law and Accountability - United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)


Organization: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the United Nation’s global development network. UNDP advocates for change and connects countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. The UNDP provides expert advice, training, grant support to developing countries including Uganda with increasing emphasis on assistance to the least developed countries.

About the Project:
In implementing the mandate of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, OHCHR Uganda carries out interventions under five thematic areas: Strengthening the rule of law and accountability for human rights violations; Enhancing and protecting Civic Space and people’s Participation; Integrating human rights in sustainable development; Enhancing equality and countering discrimination; and Increasing implementation of the international human rights mechanisms’ outcomes. OHCHR’s interventions relate to the provision of technical assistance, including legal advice and capacity building, monitoring of human rights issues, and engaging in advocacy, among others.

OHCHR Uganda is seeking a National Human Rights Officer with a strong legal background and proven drafting, research, advocacy and organizing skills, to work on interventions in the thematic area of strengthening the rule of law and accountability for human rights violations.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Under the overall supervision of the Head of Office and under the direct supervision of the OHCHR Human Rights Officer and within delegated authority, the National Human Rights Officer will be responsible for the following duties:
·       Assist in the execution of the Office work plan;
·       Assist to develop and coordinate an Office-wide strategy to promote the respect and protection of human rights in the country, and contribute in particular to the realization of Sustainable Development Goal 16;
·       Review, monitor and evaluate activities related to the implementation of international human rights instruments, including recommendations of treaty bodies and mechanisms of the Human Rights Council, in relation to the country;
·       Take part in promoting and overseeing initiatives linked to supporting human rights promotion and protection, in collaboration with the existing civil society organisations (including NGOs) and UN agencies;
·       Provide technical support to capacity-building and awareness-raising activities directly organized by OHCHR or co-organized with national partners;
·       Contribute to the establishment and maintenance of a strong network of local and international human rights partners for the regular exchange of human rights information;
·       Keep abreast of, including by liaising with relevant stakeholders, and research on legal developments in the country concerning access to justice, including transitional justice and inform relevant colleagues, also suggesting possible actions;
·       Provide substantive and timely legal analysis on proposed bills and existing laws, regulations and other relevant documents, in particular concerning rule of law and non-discrimination issues, with the aim of advancing advocacy engagements;
·       Draft technical documents, provide updates on assigned interventions under the relevant thematic area, and contribute inputs to other documents as requested;
·       Develop an engagement strategy with Parliament, and in particular the Parliamentary Human Rights Committee, the Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs, the Justice Law and Order Sector Secretariat and other relevant institutional counterparts;
·       Participate in technical meetings dealing with human rights/legal developments within the Justice Law and Order Sector;
·       In consultation with the head of office, represent OHCHR at other working-level meetings, including coordination mechanisms, and liaise with development partners, civil society and other stakeholders, as requested;
·       Ensure the integration of gender perspectives and attention to specific women/girl’s and children’s rights issues within all activities;
·       Ensure optimal uses of resources allocated for activity implementation;
·       Develop, plan and implement any other assigned activities as agreed upon with management.
                                                                 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant must hold a University Degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in law, political sciences, international relations, social sciences or any other discipline related to human rights. A first level university degree with a relevant combination of academic qualifications and work experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
·        Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience working with national, regional, or international organizations or non-governmental organizations, in the field of human rights, rule of law, relevant legal advisory services, or a related field. Experience working with international human rights standards, instruments and mechanisms would be an asset. Demonstrated knowledge and experience with the JLOS sector would be an asset.
·       Experience utilizing computers, including word processing, spreadsheet and other standard software packages and systems

How to Apply:
All Interested candidates please apply online at the link below


Note: UNDP reserves the right to select one or more candidates from this vacancy announcement.  We may also retain applications and consider candidates applying to this post for other similar positions with UNDP at the same grade level and with similar job description, experience and educational requirements.

UNDP is committed to achieving diversity within its workforce, and encourages all qualified applicants, irrespective of gender, nationality, disabilities, sexual orientation, culture, religious and ethnic backgrounds to apply. All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.

Deadline: 29th July 2020

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