Monitoring and Evaluation Manager US Non-profit Careers – Mercy Corps

Organization: Mercy Corps
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Mercy Corps is an International NGO that exists to alleviate poverty and oppression by helping people build secure, productive and just communities. Mercy Corps has been fully registered in Uganda as an operational NGO. Currently Mercy Corps has an office in Kampala and is implementing Food Security programs which comprise of Water and Sanitation, Livelihood and Agriculture and Conflict Mitigation Management Program in North and North Eastern Uganda. We implement programs in the northern districts of Pader, Kitgum, Agago, Lamwo, Kaabong, Abim and Kotido with funding from USAID, USDA, Walmart Foundation, SDC, DFID as well as other private donations.
Job Summary: The Monitoring and Evaluation Manager will take strategic and day-to-day responsibility for a range of critical functions to clarify the extent to which the programme is on-track in achieving its intended impact, outcomes and outputs. Key amongst these will be designing and delivering the M&E system (in collaboration with the wider NU-TEC Independent M&E component); and refining the M&E tools (including Theory of Change, Logframe, Indicator Plan etc) and ensuring they are kept relevant and up-to-date. This position offers an exciting opportunity to work in a dynamic area at the crossroads of traditional NGO development interventions and traditional commercially-focused financial service provision. The M&E Manager will be responsible for supporting the Team Leader in ensuring the credibility of the programme’s logic, and that all appropriate areas are measured for progress, to maximize the potential for success. Vital delivery tasks include: curation of the key M&E tools – chief amongst these being the Theory of Change and Logframe; engagement and relationship-building with the commercial bank and with the (agri-)businesses it will lend to; support to the design and delivery of market assessments, and identification of relevant measurement indicators; input to the generation of loan portfolio reports and narrative reports. The M&E Manager will also be responsible for drawing on MEL support from within Mercy Corps, at the Uganda, regional and global level. Close engagement with the DFID-contracts Independent M&E Component for the wider NU-TEC programme will also be a key role for this position. The M&E Manager is expected to have a high-level understanding of shared value partnerships (seeing where access to financing can unlock the potential of cash-constrained businesses) as well as experience managing and developing such partnerships. S/he should understand the barriers commonly present in the agribusiness value chain.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Programme Implementation:
  • Supporting the Team Leader in day-to-day implementation of the programme
  • Design, delivery and curation of the M&E System, including key tools such as: Theory of Change; Logframe; Results Chain, Indicator Tracker etc
  • Support to the execution of Market Assessments
  • Input to the programme Risk Register
  • Ensure adherence to PM@MC Minimum Standards, as they relate to M&E
  • Make regular on-site field visits to ground-truth programmatic data.
  • Support other team members to better understand private sector partnerships and financial services and how they can be integrated into the programme.
  • Lead on tracking key M&E indicators, and provide proactive guidance and course correction suggestions where necessary
Consortium Management:
  • Working closely with commercial bank, in support of the programme objectives, building a strong and collaborative working relationship, especially as it relates to M&E
Communication and Reporting
  • Input to the preparation of reports demonstrating progress, successes and challenges – both internal and donor-demanded
  • Input to the preparation of case studies to reflect progress, successes and challenges.
  • Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts towards accountability, specifically to our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development work while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Mercy Corps Monitoring and Evaluation Manager job opportunity should hold a Master’s Degree in Monitoring and Evaluation or Business in Administration (or equivalent, and an undergraduate degree in agribusiness, development, economic development, business management or a closely related field is required.
  • A minimum of ten years of experience designing, implementing and managing similar initiatives (private sector partnership, financial services strengthening, market systems development).
  • First-hand experience in designing and developing M&E systems.
  • Experience of the financial sector is desirable
  • Experience in leveraging private sector partnerships is a must.
  • Strong interpersonal, writing and oral presentation skills in English are also required.
  • Experience in building and maintaining strong/productive relations with implementing and strategic partner agencies is required.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members.
  • Strong problem-solving and demonstration of initiative.
  • Strong computer literacy with a full knowledge of office applications, and relevant professional M&E software (e.g. SPSS, Stata)
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their online applications to the Senior HR and Legal Manager by clicking the link below. Please clearly state your salary requirements on the cover letter, attach your CV (with 3 referees), and copies of academic qualifications/certificates.
Deadline:  4th May 2018


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Organisation: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Position Number: 10026721
Vacancy Notice Number: 029/2018
Reports to: Senior Programme Officer
Post Grade: NOB
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.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  The Associate Programme Officer will undertake the following duties:
  • Through a consultative process within the country and field visits, stay involved in the development of the strategies, methodologies, contingency plans that respond to new and emerging operational challenges for the country.
  • Assist in ensuring that global strategic priorities (GSP) and regional priorities as well as information on projected resource availability guide the planning parameters.
  • Provide inputs for developing the country operations plan in compliance with global strategic priorities and regional priorities as well as with annual programming/planning instructions.
  • Provide support in organizing a consultative process to ensure a consistent application of the organizations criteria and policies for the selection of implementing and operational partners.
  • Assist in managing the development of a broad network of partners, good coordination practices and the development of partner capacities.
  • Assist in training UNHCR as well as implementing partners (IP) staff in UNHCR standard procedures related to the Results Based Programme management.
  • Undertake proper collection, monitoring and use of baselines, standards and indicators needed to measure and analyze UNHCRs performance, trends and target interventions.
  • Undertake field visits to evaluate and improve the planning, programming, implementation and monitoring of assistance projects.
  • Provide support in implementing the establishment of sound monitoring processes, in reviewing final reports and on progress in order to advise on any corrective actions required or the need for additional resources to reach planned target levels.
  • Apply UNHCRs corporate tools (e.g. Global Focus, Focus Client) to record data and assess the technical soundness of the operation and generate data for evidence-based decisions at the country-level.
  • Assist in keeping donor representatives briefed on developments and assist in the development of funding submissions, appeals and reports.
  • Assist in monitoring compliance to the organizations resource allocation framework, providing support and taking corrective action where required.
  • Assist in ensuring compliance in issuance of audit certificates for Implementing Partners.
  • Monitor the implementation of IP Risk Management techniques and tools.
  • Perform other duties as required.
Key Performance Indicators:
  • The needs of persons of concern in the country are assessed and analysed in a participatory manner and using an Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD) perspective to form a firm basis for planning.
  • IP agreements are established in a timely manner, regularly monitored and reported on in compliance with established guidelines and procedures.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNHCR Associate Programme Officer job opportunity should hold a University degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Law, Economics, Social Science or related field
  • At least four years of previous job experience relevant to the function.
  • Completion of the UNHCR Learning programmes or specific training relevant to functions of the position is desired
  • Good knowledge of UNHCR financial rules, procedures and processes
  • Knowledge of another relevant UN language  is an added advantage
  • Knowledge of UNHCR specific programmes (MSRP, Focus, etc.)
How to Apply:
All interested candidates 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: 29th April 2018


Sales & Marketing Supervisor Job Placement – Concrete Flooring Solutions / Clean Homes International Limited

Organisation: Concrete Flooring Solutions / Clean Homes International Limited
Duty Station: Ntinda, Kampala, Uganda
Salary Terms: Retainer+ Transport+ Commission on target achievement
About Concrete Flooring Solutions (CFS):
Concrete Flooring Solutions (CFS) are a full-service residential and commercial floor covering business. Our expertise also covers flooring with other materials like granite, stone and marble. Our diamond-edge tools give a high-end smooth floor finish that can’t be achieved with basic tools. Some of our popular products include; concrete floors, terrazzo floors, wooden floors, natural stone floors, floor restoration among others. Concrete Flooring Solutions (CFS) have full insurance for all the employees.
About Clean Homes:
Clean Homes in Uganda was founded in 1999. We specialize in home, office cleaning, construction, final cleaning, kindergarten, school cleaning and floor care professionals. This enables our customers to be as happy as possible, the same team cleans all the time. This is so that our staff should know the customer’s home and learn their special needs. We keep high standards of our cleaning services and are responsive to our customers’ wants and needs. Should something not be to the satisfaction we come to the customer’s home / workplace and fix the problem free of charge within 24 hours. Clean Homes have full insurance for all the employees.
Job Summary: The Sales & Marketing Supervisor will manage the sales teams of both Concrete Flooring Solutions and Clean Homes International Limited ensure that they meet targets as agreed by the Managing director. We expect a person who is passionate about sales and with a proven track record of achieving results whilst managing other sales personnel. 
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Driving sales initiatives and achieving desired targets with overall responsibility of ROI.
  • Planning & implementing various Strategic and Decision-making programs in line with organizational vision.
  • Identifying and developing new streams for long-term revenue growth and maintaining relationships with customers to achieve repeat/ referral business.
  • Setting up the distribution strategy plan network facilitating both revenue and volume increase.
  • Developing/ sustaining existing network & effectively managing the same.
  • Motivate, mentor, guide and monitor teams to achieve overall organizational goals
  • Assisting the team with their career development including Performance management, feedback & training.
  • Work with customers to align customer preferences with brand needs and actively up-sells each business opportunity to maximize revenues and drive customer loyalty
  • Demonstrate excellent selling skills, strong communication skills, and a detailed understanding of the construction industry
  • Ensures sufficient brand exposure and awareness in the dealers’ segment and maintain adequate point of sales visibility.
  • Plan and monitor regional market visits clearly focusing on additional business generated from such activities and ensuring superior customer experience.
  • Credit control and management of the assigned region with the main goal of eliminating bad debts in the region and timely collection of company funds.
  • To hold regular segmental meetings and ensure that all pressing issues are reported to the head of dept & group sales and marketing meeting for further action.
  • Ensure the best possible customer care for the assigned dealers and attend all their complaints in timely and professional manner to enhance superior customer experience.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant must be a graduate in Marketing or business-related field. Post graduate qualification in Marketing an added advantage
  • Five years of experience at supervisory level in Sales and Marketing.
  • At least five years of experience in the Construction Industry / Cleaning Business 
  • Good networks in the Construction Industry / Cleaning Business
  • Computer literacy skills
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their cover letters and updated CVs via email to ugandanjobline@gmail.com with the subject line quoted as “Sales & Marketing Supervisor.”
Deadline: 4th May 2018


Administrator – NCD Project Non-profit Jobs – Medical Research Council (MRC) UK / UVRI

Organization: Medical Research Council (MRC) UK / UVRI 
Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda
Reports to:  Theme Leader – NCD
Position Code: PA418
The MRC/UVRI Uganda Virus Research Unit on AIDS was established following a request in 1988 from the Uganda Government to the British Government for collaboration on the research of HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) infection and AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency. The Unit is a center of excellence in HIV/AIDS related research. It conducts large-scale epidemiological and intervention studies, clinical trials, virological and immunological research and behavioural studies, and has generated a wealth of research results that have been used to inform policy and practice that have led to a large number of scientific publications in peer reviewed journals over time.
Job Summary: The Project Administrator – NCD Project will provide overall scientific and administrative support to the different projects under the NCD research theme/programme, ensuring timely arrangement of all the necessary support from initiation to closeout for the smooth running on the NCD theme, in line with MRC/UVRI and LSHTM policies and procedures as well as funder regulations
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
 Projects Management
  • Ensure timely projects set up in liaison with the theme leader.
  • Work with the relevant section to ensure ethical approval for all projects within the NCD theme.
  • Working with Procurement section, ensure timely procurement of all supplies for the respective projects under the NCD theme and ensure proper utilisation and reorder as necessary.
  • Ensure a smooth and safe working environment for all NCD theme premises and work with the respective teams where needs for improvement or repair arise.
  • Ensure timely provision and management of transport needs for the theme liaising with the fleet supervisor, and responsible for the drivers while undertaking project work.
Human resources:
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  • Work with HR section in the recruitment of staff for the theme
  • Ensure proper leave tracking and management for all staff under the NCD theme.
  • Ensure a smooth and safe working environment for all NCD theme premises and work with the respective teams where needs for improvement or repair arise.
Financial management.
  • Actively manage project budgets ensuring all spending is within budget as well as reviewing monthly expenses for accuracy.
  • Participate in budgeting for projects within the theme working with relevant sections.
  • Actively tracks ethical applications, project milestones and performance reports.
  • Responsible for Petty cash management for the respective projects in the theme.
Reporting:  Ensure timely submission of operational and scientific project reports for different projects as agreed with the Theme Leader and respective project leaders.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Medical Research Council (MRC) UK / UVRI Administrator – NCD Project job placement must hold a Master’s level qualification in a relevant field with good project planning and management training.
  • Five years’ experience in research-intensive environment or managing multiple research projects.
  • Ability to work with diverse partners and stakeholders, especially in an international multidisciplinary setting.
  • Experience and Certification in Good Clinical Research Practice
  • Good Updated knowledge in project planning and management supporting research projects, good understanding of scientific research setting and key success requirements, with a good background of research ethics and procedures
  • Working knowledge of project financial, human resource and procurement management for smooth support to the theme
Personal Competencies:
  • Personal Integrity
  • Emotional Resourcefulness
  • Ability to Learn
  • Forward Thinking
  • Reliability
  • Openness to Others
Job Specific:
  • Independence
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Conceptual Thinking
  • Pro-activity
  • Results Orientation
  • Thoroughness
  • Concern for Excellence
  • Flexibility towards Others
  • Service Orientation
  • Development Orientation
How to Apply:
The candidates should send their application letters, curriculum vitae including names, email addresses and telephone contact details of three (3) referees, plus copies of academic qualifications should be e-mailed to recruitment@mrcuganda.org. NB: Please quote the following position code in the subject line of the email: Project Administrator – NCD Project – PA418. Please also fill the following online form accordingly after submitting the application documents on the e-mail above. Click Here
Address to:
The Human Resource and Administration Manager
MRC/ UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit
P.O. Box, 49 Entebbe.
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. Note that academic qualifications will be subjected to verification by the issuing institutions. Please note that the Unit became part of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine effective 1st February 2018.
Deadline: 4th May 2018


United Republic of Tanzania: Associate Technical Advisor, Africa Women Empowered Programs

Organization: Project Concern International
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 16 May 2018

The Associate Technical Advisor (ATA), Africa programs will lead Women Empowered (WE) Initiative technical assistance and program quality activities; provide strategic direction and program management support; and support monitoring, evaluation, research and learning for the Africa region’s Women Empowered (WE) Initiative programs.

The WE ATA will serve the Africa region, based in Musoma, Tanzania. This position will report to the WE Initiative Acting Director, working closely with members of the PCI Tanzania and regional program teams as well as PCI Headquarters WE and Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) associates on regional activities.

Learn more about PCI's work in women's empowerment.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

Technical Assistance and Capacity Building

  • Provide remote and in person technical assistance to implementing field teams in the region (including Botswana, Burundi, Malawi, and Zambia) through regular check ins; delivery of trainings; review of project plans; and review and analysis of program reports and data
  • Support management, planning, implementation, assessments and reporting on portfolio of WE programming in Tanzania, including roll out and pilot testing of new mobile app.
  • Provide strategic direction to programs in the region, contributing to the development and implementation of specific strategies and methodologies in the following technical areas:
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    • Wealth Generation Pathways (Business skills training, entrepreneurship and workforce development)
    • Gender Equity Mainstreaming and Male Engagement
    • Youth engagement (urban and rural)
    • Urban WE implementation
  • Facilitate Africa regional working groups as needed, track working group objectives and deliverables, and lead the development and monitoring of the groups’ work plan
  • Contribute to the expansion of the WE initiative in the region through partnership identification, networking, presenting WE at relevant conferences or meetings with stakeholders, and other expansion planning activities.
  • Participate in resource development at all phases, including proposal development.
  • Participate in regular program quality calls with PCI headquarters technical staff.
  • Supervises interns/fellows.

  • In partnership with Program Team managers and coordinators, identify opportunities to strengthen PCI WE staff, and design and evaluate WE staff capacity building programs.

Program Quality Management

  • Support program teams and management in the development, use and documentation of project management plans

  • Ensure maintenance of established WE programs, supporting the development and monitoring of program work plans.

  • Ensure program quality, pursue technical innovations and promote synergies between WE and PCI’s other social and economic development projects.

  • Provide technical assistance to regional field staff to identify and optimize the use of internal WE program data, technical strategies and existing best practices, lessons learned and research across key sectors.

  • Lead the review of all WE reports and ensure the highest quality in regional country programs.

  • Contribute to the design and implementation of assessments and studies to inform WE programmatic decision-making, project designs and institutional learning.

  • Facilitate the process of documenting lessons learned, challenges, and opportunities to improve field practice of WE in the region.

  • Continually improve the WE methodology, manuals and training materials based on best practices and lessons learned in the field.

Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation

  • In coordination with M&E leads, provide ongoing support to in-country WE-related M&E activities, including in the review of the WE M&E plans, studies, surveys, assessments, and evaluations.
  • Work with program and M&E teams to carry out regular data quality assessments (DQA) of WE program data; develop strategies and refresher trainings to address deficiencies found during DQA.
  • Produce and disseminate high quality WE case studies, success stories, best practices and lessons learned that are supported with an evidence-base, beneficiary testimonials, impact/comparative data and other relevant information.

  • Assist M&E teams in maintaining effective management information systems (MIS) for WE Program activities, including the VSLA industry standard online MIS (SAVIX).

  • Support in the development, validation and field testing of PCI’s evaluation and impact measurement tools.

Required Qualifications:**

  • Advanced Degree in International Development, Social Studies, Development Economics, Public Health, or related field, or BA and commensurate relevant work experience at international or national levels.
  • Four years of professional experience including 2 years in international development.
  • Experience providing direct project support and training related to economic capacity building, savings groups, income generating work, as well as business skills training and partnership building preferred.

  • Knowledge and experience in research design, data collection, and analysis.

  • Written and spoken Fluency in English.

  • Strong research and writing skills in English.

  • Ability to take initiative, solve problems, anticipate actions, and to use creative means to complete tasks.

  • Ability to work as an integral part of a team, taking guidance and input from supervisors and peers.

  • Strong time-management skills and ability to work to deadlines.

  • Demonstrated cultural sensitivity and commitment to PCI’s core values. Job Location Musoma, , Tanzania Position Type Full-Time/Regular

How to apply:

https://pciglobal-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=605&…=

United Republic of Tanzania: Software Developer

Organization: VillageReach
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 04 May 2018

ABOUT VILLAGEREACH

VillageReach is an NGO that develops solutions to critical health system challenges in low-resource environments, with an emphasis on strengthening the “last mile” of healthcare delivery. VillageReach combines expertise across public health, technology, and business to bring life-saving innovation – new systems, programs and technologies – to scale and sustainability in the world’s most underserved communities. VillageReach is headquartered in Seattle, WA with offices located in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Malawi and Mozambique.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The Global Health Supply Chain (GHSC) program, supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), provides expert technical assistance to Tanzania to strengthen supply chain systems across all health elements, e.g., malaria, family planning (FP), HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis (TB) and maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH). In coordination with in-country and development partners, GHSC also assists the Government of Tanzania (GoT) health programs by providing strategic planning and implementation assistance; improving the delivery of health commodities to service sites; providing capacity building support to broaden stakeholders' understanding and engagement of the supply chain system; and strengthening the enabling environments to improve supply chain performance. GHSC also provides technical assistance and support for the national implementation of the electronic logistics management information system (eLMIS).

DESCRIPTION

Job Summary

The Software Developer will be responsible for maintaining Tier 3 support of the eLMIS and provide training on OpenLMIS software to the MOHCDGEC and PoRALG through capacity building.

Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time.

  • Develop software feature enhancements in Java and JavaScript, conduct testing, and provide maintenance and support for existing functionality of eLMIS
  • Use eLMIS’s Web-based bug tracking systems (Jira) to log bugs and enhancements and to update bug resolution status.
  • Liaise with the global OpenLMIS Core team to become familiar with the latest architecture and software development practices of OpenLMIS v3.x.
  • Utilize global standard practices/templates for software development, to brief on progress being made on software development projects, and to collaborate and contribute to software development practices of OpenLMIS v3.x.
  • Participate in the full software development lifecycle (SDLC) by supporting the review of new redesign requirements, finalizing user stories and prioritized backlog in consultation with project managers. Develop and manage release plans.
  • Work closely with users to design and develop specifications for software development work including wireframes, report layouts, business rules and user interfaces.
  • Work closely with tester(s) to develop test plans for modules and applications.
  • Preparing a plan to support long term capacity building to MoHCDGEC and PORALG ICT staff on OpenLMIS code base.
  • Prepare technical documentation and user/training manuals for software applications.
  • Support the eLMIS transition plan to the National Internet Data Center.
  • Conduct regular reviews and evaluations of all systems and related applications and implement improvements accordingly.
  • Provide regular updates to the supervisor, technical team, and project management team on work progress and any local database development issues that may be of concern.
  • Work as part of the Management Information System (MIS) team and be available for deployment to support the systems and users whenever need arises.
  • Participate in in country system linkages in areas of synergies like GoTHOMIS and the HIM project

Competencies:

The following competencies reflect what is expected of all VillageReach employees; including examples of how one might demonstrate each of these competencies in one’s role.

· Personal Motivation and Drive: Is self-directed in one’s approach to work, but asks for help when needed; holds oneself accountable; undertakes self-development activities; seeks to build and master new skills; looks for and takes advantage of opportunities within the organization

· Collaboration & Effective Communication: Establishes and maintains effective relations with coworkers, partners & stakeholders and external parties; works collaboratively with others to accomplish organizational and team goals and objectives; works actively to resolve conflicts; expresses ideas and thoughts effectively; selects and uses appropriate communication methods and maintains meaningful communication with virtual coworkers and other parties to keep them informed

· Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion: Takes personal responsibility for and supports others across the organization in creating and sustaining a diverse work environment where individuals are welcomed, valued, respected and supported; personally committed to attaining cultural competency including self-awareness of one’s own attitudes about culture and cross-cultural interactions; exhibits the willingness and ability to engage openly and respectfully around issues of race, colonialism, identity and culture; upholds equity in access to sharing of information, ideas, and opportunities throughout VillageReach

· Commitment to Excellence: Produces a high output of work, both in terms of quality and quantity; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; monitors work to ensure quality; has a personal commitment to the mission of VillageReach

· Solution Orientation & Innovation: Focuses on results and desired outcomes and how to best achieve them; gets the job done; sees opportunities for creative problem-solving while staying within the parameters of good practice; sees old problems in new ways and has novel approaches to solving those problems; contributes original and/or resourceful ideas to their area of responsibility; is able to consider and articulate risks and consequences of proposed innovations and factor these into decision-making

REQUIREMENTS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education & Experience:

Applicants for this position should possess the following minimum qualifications:

  • B.Sc in Computer Science or IT or related field from recognized University/College
  • At least five years of experience in developing web-based applications in Java
  • Experience with PostgreSQL and PostGIS, proficiency in SQL, and stored procedures.
  • Experience with Javascript and HTML, CSS, AngularJS, ReactJS, and/or NodeJS.
  • Experience with Model – View – Controller (MVC) based application development
  • Experience in source control systems such as git, bitbucket, SVN, or CVS
  • Experience with deployment management tools (Jenkins, chef/puppet)
  • Experience with ant/gradle scripting

· Experience with selenium/jasmine/cucumber automated testing frameworks

  • Ability to work with Linux operating systems and shell scripting language such as bash
  • Familiarity with apache/nginx web server and tomcat/jboss application server
  • Understanding of networking and information security
  • Experience using software development methodologies

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Other Qualifications:

· Strong analytical and problem solving skills

· Established cultural competency in partnering with racial, cultural and linguistically diverse groups.

· Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel) and comfortable in a fast-paced technical environment.

· Good communication skills with strong verbal and written English.

· Ability to work in a dynamic team oriented environment but self-managing of own time, take on responsibility and follow-through on assignments.

How to apply:

APPLICATION INFORMATION:

This is an immediate hire and therefore resumes will be reviewed on a rolling basis until May 4, 2018 at 4pm PST. To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter [plus any other desired materials] to our online portal: http://www.villagereach.org/join-us/

COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY & INCLUSION:

VillageReach is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity. We believe that diverse, equitably weighted perspectives foster an organizational capacity to create novel solutions that improve health in the most underserved and hard-to-reach areas. To align our values, innovations and impact, VillageReach is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse global workforce.

Uganda: Medical Doctor

Organization: Relief International
Country: Uganda
Closing date: 03 May 2018

Position: Medical Doctor

Location: Moyo, Palorinya Settlement/Camp – Uganda

Reports to: Medical Coordinator

About RI: Relief International is a leading nonprofit organization working in roughly 20 countries to relieve poverty, ensure well-being and advance dignity. We specialize in fragile settings, responding to natural disasters, humanitarian crises and chronic poverty.

Relief International combines humanitarian and development approaches to provide immediate services while laying the groundwork for long-term impact. Our signature approach — which we call the RI Way—emphasizes local participation, an integration of services, strategic partnerships, and a focus on civic skills. In this way, we empower communities to find, design and implement the solutions that work best for them. .

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Position Summary: The Medical Doctor oversees service delivery at the health facility, and Mobile and Rapid Response Team (RRT), ensuring quality standards are met. This includes:

· Developing and implementing a capacity building and supervision plan for staff

· Managing patients who require medical attention of a physician and managing referrals as needed

· Supporting in overall management of the health facility and Rapid Response Team, stepping in for the Medical Coordinator when needed

· Ensuring effective coordination between different departments at the facility and RRT.

· Provision of day-to-day supervision, training and coaching to RI and if appropriate MOH staff in the project activity

Responsibilities and Duties:

· Develop and implement a capacity building and supervision for staff including in-service training, formal training and supporting supervision

· Conduct daily medical rounds to oversee service delivery

· Monitor patient registers and other data collection tools

· Regularly review standard clinical guidelines and protocols

· Work with the team to analyze consumption of medications and supplies

· Strengthen stock management system for medications, nutrition commodities and medical supplies, including monitoring of tracer drugs and maintaining buffer stocks

· Ensure there are no stock outs of essential drugs and supplies

· Ensure the proper integration of all activities (nutrition, EPI, out-patient department, health education, etc)

· Compile, review and analysing weekly and monthly reports

· Contribute to donor reports and other reports in a timely manner

· Ensure health facility is well maintained and infrastructure rehabilitation is implemented

· Oversee support departments as needed

· Organise weekly technical meeting with the health and nutrition team

· Facilitate and participate in weekly Continuous Medical Education (CME) sessions

· Ensure universal precautions and infection prevention guidelines are followed in service provision.

· Monitor clinical skills of staff and provide guidance as necessary.

· Participate in weekly, monthly and quarterly planning sessions for the program activities.

· Co-ordinate referrals of patients in a timely manner

· Attend and participate in program and RI team meetings

· Develop and maintain constructive relation between RI , community and local authorities

· Providing necessary assistance to any visiting NGO staff operating in the area.

Qualifications:

· Medical Doctor

· 1-3 years of experience in low resource settings or in an emergency context

· Experience in managing, supervising and training others

· Able to adapt to a challenging and unstable environment

· Ability to work independently with little support

· Proactive, takes initiative

· Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)

· Fluent in English

· Good computer skills

RI Values:

We uphold the Humanitarian Principles: humanity, neutrality, impartiality, and operational independence. We affirmatively engage the most vulnerable communities. We value:

  • Inclusiveness
  • Transparency and Accountability
  • Agility and Innovation
  • Collaboration
  • Sustainability

How to apply:

1. Your application must include:

  1. Curriculum Vitae (CV)

  2. Letter of Interest (application cover letter)

  3. Photocopies of documents showing your credentials/qualifications for this position, if applicable

2. Address your application to: Country Director, Uganda

  1. Please drop your applications in a sealed envelope, stating the position you are applying for to:

Relief International Office, Vura Madulu,

Moyo Town Council,

P.O Box 152

Or at;

Itula Sub County,

Dongo Center Relief International Compound.

4. For applicants residing outside of Moyo district, you may email your application ( Application and CV only) to UgandaRecruitment@ri.org (you must indicate the position in the subject line of email)

Application Deadline: Thursday May 3rd 2018 at 5:00 PM

This position is open to Uganda Nationals only

Uganda: Registered Nurse

Organization: Relief International
Country: Uganda
Closing date: 03 May 2018

Position: Registered Nurse

Location: Moyo, Palorinya Settlement/ Camp – Uganda

Reports to: Clinical Officer

About RI: Relief International is a leading nonprofit organization working in roughly 20 countries to relieve poverty, ensure well-being and advance dignity. We specialize in fragile settings, responding to natural disasters, humanitarian crises and chronic poverty.

Relief International combines humanitarian and development approaches to provide immediate services while laying the groundwork for long-term impact. Our signature approach — which we call the RI Way—emphasizes local participation, an integration of services, strategic partnerships, and a focus on civic skills. In this way, we empower communities to find, design and implement the solutions that work best for them. .

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Position Summary: The Registered nurse will be responsible for delivering patient care. Delivers nursing care, observes, records, and reports changes in patient’s condition, applies patient management process concerning health maintenance, prevention, and rehabilitation.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Assesses and plans nursing care of patient.
  • Effectively implements and utilizes patient care/treatment through nursing.
  • Assessment, planning, evaluation and intervention.
  • Evaluates patient’s behavior changes and choices.
  • Administers medication and follows medication policy and procedures;
  • Interprets policies and goals to patients, families and/or significant others, and to specific community groups.
  • Maintains accurate, timely documentation of notable quality, as per program and nursing requirements, in clinical and other unit records supporting a reflection of treatment plans and continuity of care.
  • Uses the nursing process to perform assessments based on holistic approach.
  • Coordinates and implements specific nursing interventions based on plans of care using available resources and services.
  • Recognizes, interprets, and reports changes in client condition/diagnostic reports and follows plan of action.

Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate must be a Registered Nurse by profession. Must hold Diploma from an accredited School.
  • Three years of experience.
  • Proficiency in computer packages like Microsoft excel, word and other office products.
  • Excellent communication, leadership, customer service, interpersonal skills and respect for and receptivity to other cultures.

RI Values:

We uphold the Humanitarian Principles: humanity, neutrality, impartiality, and operational independence. We affirmatively engage the most vulnerable communities. We value:

  • Inclusiveness
  • Transparency and Accountability
  • Agility and Innovation
  • Collaboration Sustainability

How to apply:

1. Your application must include:

  1. Curriculum Vitae (CV)

  2. Letter of Interest (application cover letter)

  3. Photocopies of documents showing your credentials/qualifications for this position, if applicable

2. Address your application to: Country Director, Uganda

  1. Please drop your applications in a sealed envelope, stating the position you are applying for to:

Relief International Office, Vura Madulu,

Moyo Town Council,

P.O Box 152

Or at;

Itula Sub County,

Dongo Center Relief International Compound.

4. For applicants residing outside of Moyo district, you may email your application ( Application and CV only) to UgandaRecruitment@ri.org (you must indicate the position in the subject line of email)

Application Deadline: Thursday May 3rd 2018 at 5:00 PM

This position is open to Uganda nationals only.

Uganda: Head of HR & Training

Organization: BRAC
Country: Uganda
Closing date: 06 May 2018

Career with BRAC International

BRAC is a development success story, spreading anti-poverty solutions born in Bangladesh to 10 other developing countries in Asia and Africa, making it a global leader in providing opportunities for the world’s poor.

BRAC was founded in Bangladesh in 1972 by Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, and is today one of the top leaders in developing cost-effective, evidence-based poverty innovations in extremely poor, fragile and post-disaster settings. BRAC started its first programme outside of Bangladesh in Afghanistan in 2002through the Stichting BRAC International, which is registered in the Netherlands. BRAC International is currently reaching over 19 million people beyond Bangladesh and creating opportunities to break the cycle of poverty.

With a holistic approach that uses a wide array of interventions including microfinance, education, healthcare, legal services and more, BRAC invests in communities’ own human and material resources, catalyzing lasting change and creating an ecosystem in which the poor have the chance to seize control of their own lives. Of the world’s top development and humanitarian relief organisations, BRAC is one of the few based in the global south. In January 2017, BRAC was ranked as the number one NGO in the world for the second consecutive year by the Geneva-based NGO Advisor, an independent media organization committed to highlighting innovation, impact and governance in the non-profit sector.

BRAC International is seeking application from competent, dynamic and self-motivated individuals to fill the following position:

Head of HR & Training

Job Location: Kampala Uganda

Key Responsibilities:

The Head of Human Resource and Training is a strategic business partner in the design, development and delivery of BRAC (U) MF Ltd’s core Strategic Human Resource Management solutions of talent acquisition, Human Capital Management i.e. change management, organization design and development, employee value proposition realization and HR Project Support)

This position reports to Chief Operating Officer and serves as a subject matter expert to the; Executive leadership team and board of directors on major business issues and decisions relating to the human capital aspect. The main functions of this roles are as follows-

  • Lead the design, review, development and delivery of HR strategy, services and projects by aligning people strategies in light of the business results to support the overall Vision
  • Design, monitor, oversee and ensure Implementation and practice of a robust BRAC (U) culture (Vision, Mission and Values) that attracts and retains key talent to deliver the business strategy
  • Manage the Human Resource Planning process of BRAC (U) Microfinance
  • Champion Employee value proposition initiatives that drive and align the BRAC (U) culture as a performance oriented organization.
  • Develop, recommend and implement operating budget for the Human Resources Department and ensure department operates within budget allocations that drive employee engagement value propositions.
  • Acquisition of key talent and management of the on boarding process.

· Talent management solutions of strategic learning and development, Personal Development Plan and Training Needs Analysis execution, coaching and mentoring, eLearning administration and measuring return on learning investment.

  • Manage and ensure regulatory conformity to minimize legal exposure and advise the top leadership on the employee labor laws.
  • Review, Update and align HR Policies and Procedures for effective management of Human Capital in the Business.
  • Records Management i.e. employee records, benefits files, corporate documents are standardized and adhere to the regulatory mandate.
  • Conduct assurance audits of human resource, risk and compliance and effectively manage all audit issues in a timely manner.
  • Leverage on HRIS for all HR processes and procedures to drive organizational effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Manage strategic learning and development of the Human Capital to have a competent talent pool to deliver the organizational strategy.

· Ensure effective performance management through supporting and implementing organizational change initiatives and new PMS rollout;

  • Keep the organization abreast of industry trends and innovations.
  • Seek continuous renewal and innovations in delivery of services and operating systems.
  • Actively promote employee engagement through cultural change and staff motivation schemes.
  • Oversee effective and timely implementation of the staff Performance Management system.
  • Oversee staff welfare initiatives and grievance management system.

Educational Requirements:

Master Degree Major in Human Resources/Business Administration/Organisation psychology or relevant field

Required Competencies:

  • Extensive computer skills including MS Office, advanced Excel and PowerPoint proficiency and Visio
  • Knowledge of HR and Payroll systems.
  • Exceptional People Management skills
  • Ability to work in a multidimensional/multicultural setting
  • Networking and negotiation skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Analytical and planning skills
  • Good understanding of Local Labor Laws.

Experience Requirements:

· At least 10 years experience in a commercial environment with 5 yrs at a senior management level

· At least 2 to 3 years’ experience in a Microfinance Institution.

Employment type: Contractual

Salary: Negotiable

How to apply:

If you feel you are the right match for the above mentioned position, please follow the application instructions accordingly:

External candidates please email your CV with a letter of interest mentioning educational grades, years of experience, current and expected salary at recruitment.bi@brac.net

Internal candidates need to apply with their latest CV including all job assignments in detail with BRAC PIN and email to internal.bi@brac.net

Please mention the name of the position and AD# BI 21/18 in the subject bar.

Only complete applications will be accepted and short listed candidates will be contacted.

Application deadline: May 6, 2018

Women are encouraged to apply

BRAC is an equal opportunities employer

Uganda: Advocacy and Communication Officer

Organization: Platform for Labour Action Uganda
Country: Uganda
Closing date: 27 Apr 2018

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job title:

Advocacy and Communication Officer

JOB Location:

Kampala Uganda

Overall job purpose

To undertake advocacy on behalf PLA on contemporary issues affecting vulnerable and marginalized

workers

Level

Middle level

Reports to:

Manager Research and Knowledge Management

Supervisor to:

Volunteers

Remuneration:

This position attracts a competitive salary commensurate with the NGO sector and includes benefits such as health

Insurance, free renewal of PC’S among others.

PRIMARY WORKING RELATIONSHIP:

Manager Research and Knowledge Management, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer and Program Staff.

KEY ROLE: Coordinate, direct, control, supervises and implements all advocacy related issues and programmes of PLA. In relation to national laws and policies, international labour standards and other human rights instruments

Duties and Responsibilities

1) To develop, review for approval and implement an advocacy strategy for Platform for Labour Action in the areas of Labour and Employment.

2) To initiate and coordinate the organization’s advocacy work in relation to national laws and policies, international labour standards and other human rights instruments.

3) To maintain links with relevant District and National government and nongovernmental actors and institutions in the area of child labour and HIV/AIDS

4) Deepen contacts as well as partnerships and links with Media, Ugandan civil society, trade unions and the private sector active in labour and employment and network in an effective and efficient manner.

5) Coordinate the PLA led Civil Society Organizations Coalitions, maintaining a register for members and supporters, regular communication and updates.

6) Prepare policy briefs, media postings, newspaper weekly summaries, production of newsletters.

7) Organize, attend meetings and workshops on behalf of the organization and represent the organization in meetings and follow up on activities.

8) Contribute to the organizational resource mobilization through participation in proposal writing, conceptualization of the projects

9) Prepare monthly and weekly work plans, implement planned activities, prepare activity, monthly as well as project progress reports.

10) Maintain professional credibility by keeping in touch with new developments in own field.

11) Promote, market and disseminate advocacy related issues and programmes.

12) Coordinate the development of advocacy related IEC materials and ensure that they are disseminated

13) Designing IEC messages and presenting them to the Management for approval and development.

14) Initiate and participate in proposal writing, prepare monthly and weekly work plans.

15) Implement planned activities, prepare activity, monthly as well as project progress reports.

16) Maintain professional credibility by keeping in touch with new developments in own field.

17) Supervise volunteers providing them with consultations, direction and job review on a regular basis.

18) Participate in action oriented research for the organisation to inform advocacy agenda.

19) Carry out other related duties as may be assigned to you from time to time by the Supervisor.

Job requirements:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Development, Law, Human Rights, Mass Communication and Relevant Fields

  2. Ability to understand labour and Employment issues of vulnerable and marginalized groups.

  3. Experience of writing and communicating Development issues.

  4. Demonstrated ability to respond to emergency issues in timely manner.

  5. Demonstrated analytical, creativity and innovation skills.

  6. Ability to adopt to PLA’s values of Professionalism, Commitment to work, Transparency and Accountability, Team work, Respect for Human Rights and Zero Tolerance of Corruption.

Skills Required

1) Strong analytical and critical thinking Skills

2) Public relation skills

3) Advocacy and lobbying skills

4) Excellent written and oral communication.

5) Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

6) Excellent computer skills.

7) Strong team work skills.

8) Ability to meet tight deadlines.

9) Ability to work under minimum supervision.

10) Interest in and knowledge of labour related issues.

How to apply:

Send your application in writing, including a motivation letter, curriculum vitae, and three references to info@pla-uganda.org or admin@pla-uganda.org;

Not later than 27th April 2018. Handwritten applications can be delivered to Plot 14 Martyrs Line Ntinda off Kira Road P.O Box 9714 Kampala – Uganda