Social Behaviour Change Officer (SBCC Officer) USAID RHITES-N Project Jobs – Uganda Health Marketing Group Ltd. (UHMG)

Organization: Uganda Health Marketing Group Ltd. (UHMG)
Project Name: USAID Regional Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in Northern Uganda Project (USAID/Uganda RHITES-N)
Duty Station: Gulu, Uganda
Reports to:  Project Director – USAID RHITES-North, Acholi Project
Uganda Health Marketing Group Ltd. (UHMG) is a Company Limited by Guarantee, whose Vision is “A good life for all Ugandans.” We envision a Ugandan society with good life, when products and services in Reproductive Health, HIV, Malaria and Child Health are accessible, affordable and effectively utilized by all those in need.  Our Mission is “To improve the quality of life of Ugandans, through the provision of superior and affordable health care solutions.”  Our Core Values are; Integrity, Transparency, Accountability, Teamwork, Excellence, Flexibility, and Equity.
About USAID RHITES-N, Project:
The USAID Regional Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in Northern Uganda Project (USAID/Uganda RHITES-N) is a five year project whose aim is to contribute to measurable improvements in key population-based national health indicators including maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH), HIV/AIDS, Family planning (FP), tuberculosis (TB), malaria and nutrition. The purpose of the project is to increase the effective use of sustainable health services in Northern Uganda.
Job Summary: The Social and Behaviour Change Communication (SBCC) Officer will provide professional support services in Social Behaviour Change Communication (SBCC) and social marketing efforts at the project level, including implementing and monitoring the execution of Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services–North, Acholi (RHITES-North, Acholi)’s communication strategies and campaigns, guided by the SBCC Strategy.  This position requires an innovative person with specific hands on knowledge and skills in planning, designing, implementing, monitoring, and reporting of SBCC demand creation campaigns especially in prevention activities. S/he needs to understand social cultural and economic issues related to health. The person should be results driven and able to deliver on set targets, with networking capabilities and able to manage competing priorities.  S/he will play a leading role in the development and implementation of SBCC intervention strategies and frameworks, hence this will require a self-driven, seasoned, and experienced person with skills to manage and oversee these technical areas. The person should have the capacity to work under minimum supervision with resilience and maintain a clean and transparent SBCC implementation system as per set procedures.  S/he should be detail- and results-oriented, have strong conceptual, analytical, and reporting skills, with expertise in information gathering, analysis and timely reporting, be proactive in instituting innovative, sustainable, and cost-effective interventions, and work dedicatedly to fulfill the organization’s goals, while upholding the Core Values of UHMG.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Actively contribute to the development and implementation of RHITES-North, Acholi’s evidence-based demand creation strategies and campaigns.
  • Support quality assurance in all Marketing and Communication strategies, materials, and activities undertaken in the communication department, and ensure, that they adhere to relevant Government of Uganda, USAID, UHMG and other stakeholder policies, guidelines and standards.
  • Contribute to the concept development, design, testing and pre-testing of all print and electronic social behavioural change communication materials that are developed and ensure correct branding, oversee dissemination of SBCC messages and campaign materials, training/capacity building of other staff and oversight of SBCC activities.
  • Execute the project’s marketing and communication campaigns at district, community and household levels through the engagement of multi stakeholders including district and community leaders, SBCC agents, health workers, Implementing Partners.
  • Assist the supervisor in coordinating the respective project’s social and mass media-related activities, including running the social media platform, engaging media representatives, district health teams and with other stakeholders.
  • Prepare weekly, monthly and quarterly workplans and progress reports on the project and document Most Significant Change Stories, innovations and lessons learnt during the implementation of the communication activities and ensure regular publications.
  • Build SBCC capacity of local Civil Society Organizations in Acholi Sub region.
  • Undertake any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the USAID Social Behaviour Change Officer (SBCC Officer) must hold a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Mass Communication, Commerce (Marketing), Business Administration, Public Health, Social Sciences or other related degree. 
  • Post Graduate training in health communication will be an added advantage. (Leadership in Strategic Communication is an added advantage).
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint, and Excel). Familiarity with the use survey tools, analysis tools and web-based platforms for coordination.
  • Training in quantitative and qualitative data collection, (knowledge, attitudes, perceptions, surveys, focus group discussions, etc.) is key.
  • Four years’ relevant experience working in public health communication programming for development/humanitarian projects/programmes in a donor environment, in managing social behavior change communication campaigns, and in monitoring public health communication-related projects of similar scope in a social marketing field.
  • Experience working with USAID programs will be an added advantage.
  • Experience in working with national and community SBCC intervention programs;
  • Specific hands-on knowledge and skills in planning, designing, implementing and monitoring SBCC programs especially in prevention approaches is mandatory.
  • Demonstrated handling of BCC interventions and hands-on experience in driving targeted SBCC campaigns, and in communication stakeholder management, digital marketing tools, and social media is essential.
  • Demonstrable results in previous work environment should reinforce claims to this experience.
  • Knowledge of public health service delivery especially in North Uganda, community engagement and social marketing, and experience in working with community health-intervention programs and in dissemination of information through different communication channels.
  • Demonstrable results in previous work environment should reinforce claims to this experience. A motivated, focused, disciplined professional, with the drive and dynamism to work under pressure with competing deadlines, and possess the ability to make an immediate impact.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, analytical and result-oriented skills, and experience in managing objectives with the customer in mind.
  • Good judgment, initiative, high sense of responsibility, tactful, ability to plan, organize and measure outcomes of interventions.
  • Exemplary and honest, with a high level of energy and integrity, and able to work under minimum supervision.
  • Flexible, innovative, with good record keeping, communication, presentation, report-writing, and interpersonal skills.
  • Good team player with the ability to make positive contributions.
  • Knowledge of the local language will be an added advantage.
How to Apply: 
If you believe you match the requirements listed above, please deliver your resume (CV), copies of certificates, references, and cover letter clearly indicating position applied for on the “top left-hand side of the envelope”
The Human Resource Manager,
Uganda Health Marketing Group Ltd. (UHMG),
Plot 20-21, 27-28, Martyrs Crescent, Ntinda.  Kampala. Uganda
Or Deliver the application documents to the UHMG Office Reception.
Deadline:  28th March 2018 by 16:00 hours (East African time)

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Relationship Manager (Retail) Job Placement – Housing Finance Bank

Organization: Housing Finance Bank
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Branch Manager
Housing Finance Bank was incorporated as a private company under the Companies Act in December 1967, the Bank has become a household name and has grown in leaps and bounds with a good track record among the pioneers of a mortgage lending. National Housing & Construction Corporation, a parastatal involved in real estate business has 5% shareholding and National Social Security Fund (NSSF) holds 50% and the Government of Uganda holds 45%. Today, the bank looks back with pride on the business accomplished in the mortgage lending business. Through innovation and placing emphasis on Honesty, Integrity, Efficiency and Customer care, Housing Finance Bank is the leader in the mortgage, holding a 90% market share.
Job Summary: The Relationship Manager (Retail) will provide responsive and effective banking services to customers to ensure that growth of all the bank’s products exceed budget commitments
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
         Initiate credit applications for new and existing customers by completing the documentation (including financial analysis)and submitting to credit for approval in line with credit policies and procedures
         Present loan proposals to the credit committees for decision making and giving feedback to applicants in line with the lending policy and procedures of the bank
         Keenly monitor and evaluate performance of loans in line with disbursement terms and conditions
         Liaise with credit to initiate recovery actions for loans in default and written off loans in line with the credit policy guidelines and procedures
         Grow deposit level of customers in the assigned portfolio as a way of growing share wallet
         Mobilize and sensitize customers about bank products in line with the branch work plan
         Drive the selling of bank products in order to grow assets and liabilities and revenues in accordance with established targets
         Carry out effective relationship management through regular visits, timely feedback to customers and continuous anticipation of their needs with the aim to exceed their expectations

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:                                                    
         The ideal candidate for the Housing Finance Bank Relationship Manager (Retail) job opportunity must hold an honours degree in Business Administration, Commerce, Economics or any other related field from a recognized university.
         Post-graduate qualifications / Professional Course in relevant discipline would be an added advantage.
         Four years of progressive experience in with an established and demonstrable track record in the field of relationship management in a commercial bank
         Sound Understanding of Laws and regulations relating to lending in Financial Institutions.
         Risk awareness in the banking industry
         Customer centricity
         Excellent communication and presentation skills
         Integrity and confidentiality
         Positivity and flexibility towards change
How to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join the Banking sector are invited to send their applications including an updated CV, certified copies of all academic transcripts, certificates and testimonials, daytime telephone contact, and email address of both applicant, and three competent referees addressed to:
Head Human Resources, Housing Finance Bank, Plot 4 Wampewo Avenue, P. O. Box 1539, Kampala. Uganda.
NB: Only successful candidates will be contacted. All applicants who will not have heard from us within five weeks of closing date should consider their application unsuccessful.
Deadline: 19th March 2018

Accountant Jobs – Kolping Holdings (U) Ltd

Organisation: Uganda Kolping Society (UKS)
Duty Station:  Hoima Head Office, Uganda
Reports to: General Manager (KHUL)
About UKS: 
The Uganda Kolping Society (UKS) is a Catholic Social Action Organisation which is part of the International Kolping Society (IKS), based in Cologne Germany and founded by Fr. Adolph Kolping. It is a worldwide network of Kolping families organised variably at Local, Regional and International levels. UKS was ratified by the International Convention held at Innsbruck as a National Organization in 1982.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
         Supervise the collection of Revenue in the Company:
         Prepare books of accounts and accounting records of the Company
         Develop, maintain and analyze budgets, preparing periodic reports and compare budgeted costs to actual costs;
         Manage, Control and account for the financial resources of the Company;
         Prepare and coordinate budgets and work plans for the Company;
         Reconcile bank statements against the cash book and any other record of the Company;
         Compute taxes owed and prepare tax returns, ensuring compliance with payment, reporting and other tax requirements;
         Prepare the pay rolls and ensure all the necessary deductions are made;
         Prepare financial statements and progressive reports analyzing them to provide advice to the Company;
         Analyze Company operations, trends, costs, Revenues, Financial commitments and obligations to protect future revenues and expenses and provide advice;

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
         The applicant must hold an Honors Degree in Commerce, Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting option) or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
         Possession of a professional qualification of CPA or ACCA will be an added advantage.
         At least three years of working experience in a reputable organization
         Financial Management and reporting skills
         Team leadership and Management skills
         Good communication and interpersonal skills
         Negotiation; analytical and problem solving skills
         Good budgeting and budget control skills
         Age Limit: 25-40 years
How to Apply:
All those interested should fill the application forms to be got from Uganda Kolping Society (UKS) National Office at the Internet café or from any Kolping Hotel or offices or could be downloaded from, Click Here.  Copies of your academic certificates, a detailed CV. three referees (with written recommendations) one of whom should be a priest and day time telephone contact should be addressed to: Administration Secretary, Uganda Kolping Society, P.O. Box 76, Hoima, Uganda.  Email:
Deadline: 30th March 2018

IT Service Manager Job Opportunity – BRAC Uganda Microfinance Ltd

Organisation: BRAC Uganda Microfinance Ltd
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head of Information and Communication Technology
BRAC Uganda Microfinance Ltd is the largest Microfinance operating in Uganda covering several districts through 149 networked branches targeting Micro, Small and Medium Entrepreneurs of Uganda. BRAC boasts of promoting financial inclusion by extending financial services to the un-served and underserved, now with over 212,000 borrowing clients, over 155Bn loan book with 98% recovery rate, operationally and financially self sustaining.
Job Summary: The IT Service Manager will maintain and enhance the provision of superior service and encompass the responsibility for the efficient management of core and non-core applications in accordance with BRAC’s strategic plan and regulatory responsibilities.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
         The applicant must be a female who holds a BSc in Computer Science, IT, Business Computing or related field
         ITIL V3 Foundation.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates must submit their application letters, Curriculum Vita, all Scanned copies of academic /other supporting documents in one PDF file. In total, there must only be a maximum of 3 attachments and send to  addressed to the Head Of Human Resource and Training, BRAC Uganda Microfinance Limited.
Deadline: 23rd March 2018

8 Medical Representative Jobs Opportunities – Goodman International Ltd

Organisation: Goodman International Ltd
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Goodman International Ltd is a Pharmaceutical Company based in Kampala – Uganda, dealing in Importation & Distribution of Human and Veterinary Medicines, Agent & Local Technical Representative (LTR) for several manufacturers from Europe and Middle East. Goodman International Ltd established and started its operations in 1995.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • The Medical Representative will detail, demonstrate, promote and sell the Company’s Brand and Generic Products within Uganda.
  • Develop, products market and plan strategies to ensure continuous growth of their Sales.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The Medical Representative should hold a Diploma in Pharmacy or any other Medical/ Biological qualifications from a recognized Institution 
  • The applicant should have at least four years’ experience in a similar field.
  • Previous experience in a multinational pharmaceutical company will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, negotiation and persuasive selling skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and self-motivated with a demonstration of initiative
  • Able to work independently as well as in a team.
  • Computer literacy skills in MS Office
  • The candidates should preferably be conversant with all Ugandan markets
  • Applicants who speak several other languages apart from English & Luganda are desired
  • Age: below 35 years
NB: Only successful candidates will be shortlisted.  For more information they can visit

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send copies of all academic qualifications, copies of valid identity cards and detailed CVs to:
The Human Resource Manager,
Goodman International Ltd,
P.O. Box 21311, Kampala-Uganda

Hand Deliver to:  Hala Plaza, Plot 24B Nakasero Road, Kampala.

Deadline: 28th April 2018

Fresher Field Merchandiser OIl & Gas Company Jobs – TOTAL

Organization: TOTAL
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Total is a global integrated energy producer and provider, a leading international oil and gas company, and the world’s second-ranked solar energy operator with SunPower. Our 100,000 employees around the world are committed to better energy that is safer, cleaner, more efficient, more innovative and accessible to as many people as possible.  As a responsible corporate citizen, we focus on ensuring that our operations in more than 130 countries worldwide consistently deliver economic, social and environmental benefits.  In Africa, besides exploration and production and renewable energies, Total is active across the whole petroleum product supply chain (service station network, general trade, lubricants, aviation fuels, bitumen, LPG) in more than 40 countries, where the Group is the sector leader with an estimated 18% market share. Around 1.8 million customers are served every day at one of TOTAL’s 4,200 service stations on the continent.
Job Summary: The Field Merchandiser is responsible for improving the merchandising in the shops, takes care of the placement of respective merchandise, ensures that the layout is followed, display units are based on the agreed plannogram, correct pricing is done, that supply and stock levels are adequate.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
         Achieve the set targets like turnover and profitability.
         Manage the products display ensuring that the shop adheres to the set merchandising standards.
         Implement the defined product range, width and depth for each category in all shop concepts.  
         Maintain shop records and set product prices in the shops.
         Implement and enforce the agreed operating terms between the dealers and the company.
         Implement the Shop Food Service commercial programme, communication tools highlighting products and promotions at the sales outlets
         Mentor and train all shop staff on merchandising and active selling.
         Support the shop dealer to comply with the Health Safety Environment and Quality; Hygiene and Food safety regulations or standards.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
         The ideal candidates for the TOTAL Field Merchandiser job placement should preferably hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Commerce or any business related field of study.
         One year of working experience in a busy commercial environment preferably  in FMCG industry. Previous experience in retailing business or operations is an added advantage.
         Good computer skills using applications like MS Word, Excel & PowerPoint.
         Should possess good analytical and report writing skills, be innovative, self driven and result oriented.
         Excellent communication, interpersonal and decision making skills.
         Basic knowledge of Accounting is an added advantage.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who so desire to join on of the world’s leading international oil and gas companies, TOTAL, in the aforementioned capacity should endeavor to Apply Online by Clicking on the link below.
Deadline: 28th March 2018

UN Jobs – Protection Associate (Community-Based) – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Organisation: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Position No.: 10026396
Vacancy Notice No.: 015/2018
Duty Station: Uganda
Position Grade: GL6        
About UNHCR:
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 Protection Associate (Community-Based) is a member of the Protection Unit in a Country Operation and may report to the Protection Officer, Protection Officer (Community-Based), or another more senior staff member in the Protection Unit. The incumbent will work in close coordination with other UNHCR staff, government, NGO partners and other stakeholders, the Protection Associate (Community-Based) works directly with communities of concern to identify the risks they face and to leverage their capacities to protect themselves, their families and communities. The incumbent may have direct supervisory responsibility for part of the protection and/or support staff and supports the application of community-based protection standards, operational procedures and practices in community-based protection delivery at the field level. To fulfil this role the Protection Associate (Community-Based) is required to spend a substantial percentage of her/his time working outside the office, building and maintaining networks within communities of persons of concern. The development and maintenance of constructive relationships with persons of concern that measurably impact and enhance protection planning, programming and results forms the core of the work of the Protection Associate (Community-Based). The incumbent also supports the designing of a community-based protection strategy by ensuring that it is based on consultation with persons of concern.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Support functional units, the Multi-Functional Team (MFT) and senior management to integrate participatory and community-based approaches in the overall protection delivery strategy and operational procedures.
  • Build relationships with persons of concern and network of partners stay abreast of political, social, economic and cultural developments that have an impact on the protection environment and provide advice to the protection team.
  • Understand the perspectives, capacities, needs and resources of the persons of concern and advice the protection team accordingly, highlighting the specific protection needs of women and men, children, youth and older persons, persons with disabilities, marginalized groups.
  • Work in liaison with host communities to identify opportunities for national civil society involvement in improving the protection of persons of concern.
  • Work closely with implementing and operational partners as well as with displaced and local communities to develop community-owned activities to address, where applicable, the social, educational, psycho-social, cultural, health, organisational and livelihood concerns as well as child protection and prevention and response to SGBV.
  • Assist in the analysis that identifies the capacities of communities of concern and risks they face.
  • Support participatory assessments by multifunctional teams and ongoing consultation with persons of concern.
  • Render support in planning and monitoring of programmes and budgets, with an AGD perspective.
  • Build office capacity for community-based protection through training and establishing systems for community mobilization and participation of persons of concern.
  • Support communities in establishing representation and coordination structures.
  • Ensure community understanding of UNHCR’s commitment to deliver on accountability and quality assurance in its response.
  • Act as interpreter in exchange of routine information, contribute to related liaison activities and respond directly to routine queries.
  • Perform any other relevant duties as required.
Key Performance Indicators:
  • Effective support and advice is provided to promote AGD sensitive analysis of community risks and capacities as the essential basis for all of UNHCR work.
  • AGD sensitive analysis of community risks and capacities provides the essential basis for all of UNHCR work.
  • The participation of persons of concern is assured through continuous assessment and evaluation using participatory, rights and community based approaches, which inform protection and assistance programming and ensure that UNHCR meets its commitments to accountability to persons of concern.
  • National protection capacities are improved through direct engagement, research and advocacy with all relevant external interlocutors. 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNHCR Protection Associate (Community-Based) career placement should have competed Secondary education; Training/certificate in International Development, Cultural Studies, Human Rights, International Social Work, Social Science, Political Science, Anthropology, International Law or other clearly related disciplines is required.
  • At least six years of previous relevant job experience.
  • Good computer skills with proficiency in MS Office, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access
  • Fluency in English and working knowledge of another relevant UN language or knowledge of the local languages.
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: 20th March 2018

Public Relations (PR) Specialist Job Placement – Infinix

Organisation: Infinix 
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Carlcare Service Limited was established in Hong Kong in 2009 with an aim to provide professional service support to mobile phones and other electronic consumer products, and over the years has become a leading service brand for consumer electronics in South East Asia, Middle East and Africa. Currently, Carlcare is providing full service support for TECNO, Infinix and Itel, three worldwide famous mobile phone brands.
About Infinix:
Infinix was founded in 2013 and is committed to building cutting-edge technology and fashionably designed dynamic mobile devices to create globally-focused intelligent life experiences through a merging of fashion + technology.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
         Responsible for the operation of the mobile phone brand users, according to the brand positioning and team goals, develop and implement KOL and other brand cooperation programs.
         Excavate excellent KOL for the brand and other brands that can cooperate, bring accurate target users to the brand, and constantly look for more KOL and other brand cooperation resources that can cooperate.
         For the needs of the brand and the user, motivate KOL to produce high-quality content, and can carry out thematic planning and packaging according to KOL’s personal characteristics.
         Build and maintain the good cooperation relationship between the platform and KOL or other brands, control the planning scheme and specific implementation details of the cooperation between the two parties, and ensure the excellent results.
         Collect questions and feedback from the user’s use process, test and analyze the activity data, and organize into valuable document information.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
         The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in business course.
         At least four years of experience in similar positions
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should deliver their applications including an updated CV, cover letter, and copies of academic qualifications to the address below:
Carlcare Service Limited,
Prism Building (Next to E-Tower), Kampala Road
6th Floor, Plot 71/73, Kampala
Or: send an email to (please clearly indicate job applied for in subject of Email)
Deadline: 15th April 2018 by 5:00 PM

UN Programme Assistant Job Opportunities – United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

Organization: United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Post Number: 00054800
Grade Level: GS-5                                       
Reports to: Integrated Field Support Coordinator
About UNFPA:
UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every birth is safe, and every young person’s potential is fulfilled. UNFPA expands the possibilities for women and young people to lead healthy and productive lives. Since UNFPA started working in 1969, the number – and rate – of women dying from complications of pregnancy or childbirth has been halved. Families are smaller and healthier. Young people are more connected and empowered than ever before.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
         Offers technical support to Integrated Field Support Team by coordinating and monitoring relevant business processes and procedures and activities, paying attention to detail and adhering to deadlines.
         Effectively prepares periodic and adhoc reports on programme and project activities.
         Prepares and maintains records documents and control plans for the monitoring of project/programme implementation
         Keeps the Integrated Field Support focus area informed by providing relevant information, reports or status updates
         Organizes meetings; Initiates and coordinates preparation of agenda and necessary documentation for meetings as well as workshops and conferences.
         Serves as the Secretary to internal meetings including partners meeting e.g. with MGLSD and donor related meetings.
         Maintains filing system for UNFPA supported projects in accordance with established classification system
         Drafts routine internal and external correspondences
         Support Annual Work Plan planning processes for the team members
         Support and participate in M&E visits
         Provide inputs in proposal development process
         Support the humanitarian team as per the team tasks and when required
         Performs other support duties as required

 Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
         The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNFPA Programme Assistant job opportunity should have completed Secondary Education. First level university degree or equivalent professional qualifications desirable.
         Five years of relevant experience in administration, finance or office management.
         Fluency in English.
Personal Competencies:
         Core Competencies:
         Values: Integrity/Commitment to mandate, Knowledge sharing/Continuous learning, Valuing diversity
         Managing Relationships: Working in teams, Communicating information and ideas, Conflict and self-management
         Working with people: Empowerment/Developing people/Performance management
         Personal Leadership and Effectiveness: Strategic and analytical thinking, Results orientation/Commitment to excellence, Appropriate and transparent decision making
         Functional competencies:
         Business Acumen
         Implementing management systems
         Client orientation
         Exemplifying integrity
         Demonstrating commitment to UNFPA and the UN system
         Embracing cultural diversity
         Embracing change
N.B: There is no application, processing or other fee at any stage of the application process. UNFPA does not solicit or screen for information in respect of HIV or AIDS and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.
How to Apply:
All interested applicants who wish to join the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to click on the link below and follow the application instructions after reviewing the job details.
Deadline: 26th March 2018

Uganda: Human Resources Coordinator

Organization: International Rescue Committee
Country: Uganda
Closing date: 15 Apr 2018

Requisition ID: req1054

Job Title: Human Resources Coordinator

Sector: Human Resources

Employment Category: Fixed Term

Employment Type: Full-Time

Location: Uganda-Kampala

Job Description

The International Rescue Committee, one of the world's largest humanitarian agencies, provides relief, rehabilitation and post-conflict reconstruction support to victims of natural disaster, oppression and violent conflict in 42 countries. The IRC is committed to bold leadership, innovation and creative partnerships. Active in public health, education, livelihoods, women's empowerment, youth development, and protection and promotion of rights, IRC assists people from harm to home. Since 1998, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) has provided life-saving services to refugees and vulnerable local communities in Uganda. Currently, the IRC works in Northern Uganda, the Karamoja Region, and West Nile, and has its head office in Kampala, where support to urban refugees is also provided. The IRC implements programs in the areas of integrated primary health care (including nutrition); Livelihoods; Protection and Rule of Law; and Women's Protection and Empowerment.

The HR Coordinator is a key member of the IRCs Senior Management, providing overall (technical) HR support to senior management in attracting, developing and retaining of high caliber staff. The HR Coordinator is responsible for providing strategic and visionary HR leadership, while also ensuring the consistent and efficient implementation of IRCs HR policies and procedures and best practices across the country program.

Scope of Work:

Reporting to Deputy Director of Operations, the HRC is overall responsible for the HR function, ensures effective and transparent human resources management and quality services to employees quality administrative support function throughout the Uganda program. The HRC responsibilities include employee policy development and implementation, advising senior management on performance related issues, leading the HR/Admin team, workforce planning, benefits administration, training and development, and administrative services.

Key Responsibilities:

HR strategy and objectives:

  • Linking HR key objectives and priorities to country strategic objectives; coordinating HR practices and priorities across the country program in order to provide and reinforce the recruitment and ongoing development of a competent and efficient workforce.

HR support to senior management:

  • Advising senior management regarding legal and staff management issues; participating in discussions about structure and organizational development and change; supporting recruitment of senior positions;

HR planning and monitoring:

  • Reinforcing HR reporting and planning; developing HR key performance indicators in order to develop an informed and accountable HR management


Reviewing and ensuring compliance to HR policies and procedures; coordinating the development of

  • policies, handbooks and supporting their implementation and dissemination;

Training & Outreach:

  • Leads and develops the IRC Uganda Human Resources efforts by ensuring staff understand and apply HR best practices and IRC policy, and engaging staff to foster and implement a creative and productive workplace that actively promotes learning and staff development.

Staff Management:

  • Building HR management capacities to ensure qualified and trained Human Resources staff across IRC Uganda as well as efficient and performing HR department delivering timely and accurate services; managing Human Resources staff in Uganda.

Technical Management & Systems:

  • Efficient & effective human resource and administrative management systems that support the design and implementation of quality programming without compromising compliance.

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Ensuring an attractive and competitive compensation and benefits package is maintained; developing specific program to attract and retain high performing senior national managers;

Staff development:

  • With the guidance of Human Resources at Headquarters, oversee the implementation of the staff development policy, programs and tools and link with orientation and performance management plan;

HR tools and practices:

Ensuring standardization and use of best practices across IRC Uganda management teams; coordinating the use of salary software and Global HRIS (Workday) in Uganda.

Required Qualifications, Experience & Competencies:

  • Minimum 7 years of progressive HR professional experience with a minimum of 3 as the head of the HR function. Master's degree in related field is desirable.
  • Demonstrated success as an HR generalist supporting employee groups of 400+ employees in multiple locations within the region or global environment required.
  • Strong managerial skills and ability to motivate and inspire teams to achieve superior standard in all aspects of human resource management.
  • Previous overseas experience in conflict and/or post conflict environments, with the UN and/or NGOs preferred;
  • Computer proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and computerized payroll systems;
  • Resilience, record of performance in high-pressure work environments and ability to problem solve without immediate supervision.
  • Experience working in a multicultural environment
  • Must demonstrate flexibility, and ability to readily adapt to changing requirements and environments;
  • Broad knowledge and experience in employment law, compensation, organizational planning, organization development, employee relations, and training and development

    Excellent English oral and written skills

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