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Project Manager - MEAL Non-profit Careers - Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

 

Job Title:        Project Manager - MEAL

Organization: Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Chief of Party

 

About US:

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an international non-governmental organization (NGO) supporting relief and development work in over 100 countries around the world. CRS carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. CRS' Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations; serving people on the basis of need, regardless of creed, ethnicity or nationality. CRS works through local church and non-church partners to implement its programs.

 

CRS has worked in Uganda since 1965, initially providing emergency assistance to Sudanese refugees living in the north. Over the years, CRS has expanded its programming to also address development needs in western, central and eastern Uganda. CRS' projects in Uganda currently include agriculture, health, microfinance, peacebuilding and youth. CRS Uganda implements its programs through partnerships with local organizations, including the Catholic Church, other faith-based organizations and community entities for maximum impact and sustainability. CRS Uganda employs around 190 staff and has its main office in Kampala, with sub-offices in Moroto, Yumbe, and Hoima

 

About Project:

The Vines Project, implemented by CRS Uganda, is a five-year, $13 million Food for Progress project that will make Uganda the world's next leading supplier of high-quality vanilla. Vines will leverage the expertise of CRS and its partners to enhance the production of safe, pure vanilla and develop sustainable market links with US vanilla companies, directly transforming the lives of 16,200 farmers, 836 supply chain actors and create 15,820 new jobs to reach 32,856 vanilla stakeholders. The Vines strategy reflects best practices in sustainable development and will leave Uganda with a robust vanilla farming community resilient to the boom/bust nature of the market and a cadre of private sector agricultural extensionists to support more sophisticated production, processing, and marketing needs.

 

Job Summary:  The Project Manager – MEAL will lead and ensure high quality project monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning (MEAL) for CRS, partners and other project stakeholders to achieve Vines project objectives. You will lead the project's MEAL Team; develop the project MEAL system and train CRS staff and partners in on the MEAL system and all related topics. You will lead the implementation of all project MEAL activities. Your project MEAL skills and knowledge of the program area will ensure that the Vines project will deliver high-quality programming, expected results, accountability to beneficiaries and other stakeholders, and continuously works towards improving and increasing project impact.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Ensure the development, testing, and roll-out of project-level MEAL systems, including performance monitoring plans (PMP), performance indicator reference sheets (PIR), indicator performance tracking table (IPTT), data collection instruments, data and reporting flow maps, feedback and response mechanisms (FRM), and detailed implementation plan (DIP).
  • Ensure effective planning, coordination, and integration of MEAL efforts and reporting with other CRS programs to optimize the use of shared MEAL teams, assets and facilities, and strengthen the collective impact of interventions.
  • Adapt and test existing MEAL technical guidelines, frameworks, standard operating procedures, data collection tools, and databases on program related interventions. Lead the development of MEAL technical guidelines for all project interventions.
  • Plan and oversee the implementation of the MEAL system in line with the program's detailed implementation plan. Coordinate implementation of monitoring and accountability activities and processes (including ICT4D). Track compliance with donor requirements on deliverables, timelines and reporting.
  • Recruit, train, and supervise MEAL staff. Manage team dynamics and staff well-being. Provide coaching, strategically tailor individual development plans, and complete performance management for direct reports. Identify MEAL staff capacity and technical assistance needs and support capacity strengthening activities. Lead goal setting and performance management for MEAL staff and contribute to same for staff shared with other CRS programs.
  • Provide management, guidance, technical oversight, and direct supervision of the program's MEAL team, including consultants and other MEAL collaborators.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate for the Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Project Manager - MEAL job placement must have at least seven years of technical experience in developing and directly implementing MEAL systems for agricultural value chain programs.
  • Strong critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills with ability to make sound judgment. Proven ability to plan and manage multiple tasks in parallel. Capacity to respond rapidly to evolving challenges, devise appropriate solutions and achieve results.
  • Cultural awareness and the capacity to learn rapidly and adapt management approaches to varying cultural and security contexts.
  • Strong relationship management skills and the ability to work effectively with culturally diverse groups. Experience and skills in implementing matrix management for programs and operations field teams.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with ability to write reports and analyze data.
  • Experience with leading MEAL on USG-funded projects.
  • Experience conducting SMART surveys
  • Strong qualitative analysis skills
  • Understanding and experience implementing feedback response accountability systems
  • Direct project management experience with ICT4D, including CommCare is highly desirable.
  • Experience using MS Windows and MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Web Conferencing Applications, information management systems.
  • Relevant grant management experience, especially for USG or other public donors, a plus .
  • Staff supervision experience.
  • Experience working with stakeholders at various levels and strengthening community partnerships.
  • Ability to contribute to the development of technical proposals, a plus.
  • Experience analyzing data and contributing to evaluation reports.
  • Experience using MS Windows and MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills with ability to make sound judgment.
  • Strong relationship management skills and the ability to work effectively with local stakeholders. Representation abilities.
  • Ability to contribute to written reports
  • Proactive, results-oriented, and service-oriented
  • Attention to details, accuracy and timeliness in executing assigned responsibilities
  • Required/Desired Foreign Language: English fluency, including excellent oral and written skills, required

 

Agency-Wide Competencies (for all CRS staff): These are rooted in the mission, values, and principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and to achieve the desired results.

  • Serves with Integrity
  • Models Stewardship
  • Cultivates Constructive Relationships
  • Promotes Learning

 

NOTE: To apply, please follow these instructions exactly otherwise your application will NOT be considered.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should Email a cover letter and CV only to ug_recruitment@crs.org

 

Large files and/or scans of documents will lead to rejection of your application, in the subject line of the email, copy and paste - PROJECTMANAGERMEAL only

 

All applications that do not contain this exact subject line will be rejected and not read.

 

Deadline: 25th September, 2020

 

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Fresher Monitoring & Evaluation Clerk NGO Jobs - Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)

 

Job Title:     Monitoring & Evaluation Clerk

Organization: Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)

Duty Station: Uganda

Reports to: Coordinator Planning Monitoring Evaluation & Reporting

 

About US:

Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) is the leading National Humanitarian Organization in Uganda and a member of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.

 

Job Summary:   The role of the Monitoring and Evaluation Clerk to help URCS strengthen its monitoring and evaluation systems and practices and generate evidence based feedback for project planning and policy formulation.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Design and implement in collaboration with the PME&R Department and project staff data collection such as Rapid Market Assessment, Monthly price monitoring   surveys, Cash post distribution monitoring, KAP surveys, Needs assessment, baseline and end line surveys, coverage surveys for disaster preparedness and response;
  • Coordinate implementation of M&E tools, including training and support for relevant project staff and volunteers on M&E, data collection and analysis, basic surveying and sampling techniques and support data analysis and usage;
  • Support project in establishing a community-based gender sensitive Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning (MEAL) system with quality data controls using ICT4D and strengthen capacity where needed;
  • Ensure the collection of good quality data in order to reflect the progress of programming by supervising enumerator teams and data clerks;
  • Assisting with the translation of relevant documents and their dissemination;
  • Properly filing and maintaining all M&E documents;
  • Assist the project to Develop its Monitoring and Evaluation Framework and Plan;
  • Assist to develop result specific monitoring and evaluation framework in consultation with project staff/ volunteers, District Coordination Committees, Office of the Prime Minister and other stakeholders; 9. Based on the framework develop simple and user category wise monitoring format and its guidelines to be used in monitoring process;
  • Assist to implement the M&E framework, guidelines and other tools;
  • Assist to develop reconstruction program wise process, output, outcome and impact level indicators for progress monitoring;
  • Assist in the preparation of an annual monitoring and evaluation plan;
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor's Degree in Statistics, Economics, Demography, Project Planning and Management, Health Information Science, Social Sciences BUT with professional qualifications in either Project planning and management or monitoring   and evaluation;
  • Training in cash transfer programming and emergencies or relief operations/ Disaster Risk Reduction will be an added advantage;
  • Some experiences in planning, M&E or implementation of humanitarian and development projects.
  • Analytical skills;
  • Data analysis and reporting skills
  • Basic knowledge of M&E principles
  • High professional and personal integrity;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, public speaking and presentation Budgeting and budget control
  • Ability to work both independently collaboratively in a team;
  • Organizational skills and the ability concurrently handle multiple assignments
  • High level of financial discipline and integrity
  • Attention to detail and accuracy;
  • Ability to meet deadlines with minimum supervision;
  • Strong Interpersonal skills;
  • High level of integrity
  • Good communication skills.

 

How to Apply:

Please send your filled application form, Download Here and attach your academic transcripts and certificates. The filled application forms and academic transcripts and certificates can be e-mailed or hand delivered, and or by post to:

The Secretary General,

Uganda Red Cross Society,

Plot 551/555 Rubaga Road,

P.O. Box 494, Kampala, Uganda.

 

Email: vacancies@redcrossug.org

 

Applications from suitable persons to be considered for appointment in the outlined positions are hereby invited. All applicants should adhere to the Red Cross Principles. URCS is an equal opportunities employer mindful of gender balance in its establishment.

 

Due to large volumes of applications; only short listed candidates shall be contacted. Canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.

 

Deadline: 28th September 2020

 

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UN High School Diploma Jobs - Field Associates - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

 

Job Title:        Field Associate
Organisation: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Duty Station: Uganda
Vacancy Notice: Internal/ External Vacancy notice no. 015/2020
Position Number: 10033687
Position Grade: GS-6

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 Field Associate keeps frequent internal contacts with staff members in the same duty station to exchange information, to establish understanding of respective needs; to ensure provision of services and resolution of problems and with the external contacts generally with officials of national and international institutions, leaders of the refugee community, local population and/or Implementing Partners (IPs) on subject matters which may be of importance to the Organization.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        Keenly monitor the situation in the AoR, collect data and other information relevant to UNHCR and report to the supervisor accordingly.
·        Monitor the implementation of UNHCR programme including the delivery of all assistance items and monitoring of infrastructure.
·        Undertake regular visits to various sites in order to assess needs of persons of concern, with particular attention to vulnerable groups.
·        Keep regular contacts with local authorities and implementing partners as requested by supervisor.
·        Act as interpreter when required.
·        Contribute to the preparation of status and progress reports by providing info, preparing tables, etc.
·        Assist in administrative tasks as required such as preparation of reports and meeting authorized personnel and assisting them during field missions.
·        Inform and act on the reports received on persons of concern within the refugee community or from the local authorities.
·        In coordination with implementing partners, assist in the reception, registration and provision of assistance to persons of concern to UNHCR.
·        Undertake other relevant duties as required.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNHCR Field Associate job placement should hold a High school diploma. Required.
·        At least three years of relevant work experience is required.
·        Knowledge of English is required.
·        Completion of a certificate in Business Administration, Law, Political science or related field is desirable.
·        Completion of UNHCR learning programmes or specific training relevant to functions of the position is desirable.
·        Analytical Thinking
·        Planning and Organizing
·        Stakeholder Management

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: 21st September 2020

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CBO Coordinator Non-profit Jobs - Baylor-Uganda

 

Job Title:        CBO Coordinator

Organization: Baylor-Uganda

Duty Station: Uganda

 

About US:

Baylor-Uganda is a private not for profit child health and development organization providing family-centered pediatric HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment services, health professional training, and clinical research in Uganda. 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 and Eastern Europe.

 

Job Summary:   The CBO Coordinator is responsible for developing, implementing and overseeing of Baylor supported Community based organizations in line with the project objectives and funding agreements guidelines.

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Master’s degree in public health, or its equivalent with a bachelor’s degree in any humanity.
  • Minimum five (5) years’ experience in health systems strengthening, capacity building and project management.

 

Note:

  • Applications should include a cover letter, CV, daytime telephone contact, three traceable professional references and certified UNEB certificates as well as certified University Transcripts
  • You must have at least a credit 6 in MATHEMATICS and ENGLISH at Ordinary Level (UCE). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview. Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should send their applications online at the link below

 

Click Here

 

Deadline: 18th September, 2020

 

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2 No Experience Marketing Officer Job Opportunities - Bank of Baroda

 

Job Title:       Marketing Officer (2 No Experience Job Opportunities)

Organisation: Bank of Baroda

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Head Marketing

 

About US:

The Bank of Baroda Uganda Limited, also known as the Bank of Baroda Uganda (BBU), is a commercial bank in Uganda. BBU is involved in all aspects of commercial banking, focusing on large corporations, small and medium enterprises, and individuals. BBU is a subsidiary of the Bank of Baroda (BBI), an international bank with headquarters in Mumbai, India.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Develop and implement best practice marketing strategies for key products/services based on quantified/qualified customer needs or industry trends.
  • Marketing & Selling of product & services.
  • Proactively identifying the customer needs and to cater those needs with customer delight. Cost-benefit & financial analysis of banking products & services.
  • Cost-benefit & financial analysis of banking products & services.
  • Develop a database and maintain records for proper customer base analysis.
  • Design and conduct market research on customer satisfaction, knowledge, attitude and perception of the bank's packages.
  • Manage the development of marketing material, including media kits and coordinate the product and distribution of sales promotional materials and customer information countrywide.
  • Preparation of Marketing / Branding Advertisement strategies in fulfillment of Bank's overall objectives. Coordination & supervision of Direct Sales Representatives/Agents.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant must be graduate with a degree preferably in Marketing & Finance. Any other additional qualification may be an added advantage.
  • Satisfactory experience of product & services marketing preferably in banking / financial institutions will be an added advantage.
  • Must possess personal attributes e.g. Solid writing, editing and oral communication/ presentation skills, excellent human relations skills and proven ability to build & maintain strong relationship with priority stakeholders, proven ability to analyze, plan & manage projects/programs, demonstrated initiative, independence and drive in meeting stretch objectives.
  • Age: Maximum 30 years. However, Management reserves the right for determining the age criteria even beyond - 30-years keeping in view the market conditions vis-à-vis requirement of the Bank based on experience/ qualifications.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should send typed applications with full C.V., names of two referees with photocopies of academic/professional/experience certificates, proof of age etc. should be sent to the Executive Director, Bank of Baroda (Uganda) Limited, 18, Kampala Road, P.O. Box 7197, Kampala. Uganda

 

NOTE:

  • Envelope containing application must be clearly marked for the position applied for.
  • Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for selection process as decided by the Bank.
  • No communication will be sent to the applicants whose applications are not found suitable during short-listing process.
  • Bank reserves the right to reject/accept any application and to relax/alter any condition  without assigning any reason.
  • Bank reserves the right not to make any appointment as a result of the selection process.
  • The short-listed candidates will be subjected to written test and/or personal interview
  • Final selection will be subject to finding the candidate medically fit by Bank's Panel Doctor.
  • If any information with regard to Qualification, Age, Experience, background checks etc. provided by any applicant to the Bank is found to be false at any stage, the Bank reserves the right to cancel his/her selection/appointment at any stage.

 

Deadline: 29th September 2020 by 3:00pm

 

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