Procurement Manager Job Opportunity – Living Goods (LG)

Organisation: Living Goods (LG)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior Manager, Regional Supply Chain
Living Goods (LG) seeks to improve the lives of tens of millions of underserved customers by revolutionizing the way community health is delivered in the developing world.  To do this, Living Goods not only grows its own business operations, but also dramatically magnifies its impact through large-scale partnerships.  Living Goods supports networks of ‘Avon-like’ micro-entrepreneurs who go door-to-door teaching families how to improve their health and wealth while selling affordable, high-impact products like basic medicines, fortified foods, water filters, clean cook stoves, and solar lights.
Job Summary: The Procurement Manager will lead our supplier bidding, evaluation, selection, and monitoring in Uganda.  
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Select suppliers.  You will identify local companies to supply goods and services.  You will also maintain and update a list of pre-qualified suppliers for all goods and services required by the organization
  • Manage Uganda Procurement.  Determine, in accordance with the procurement policy and processes, the correct sourcing strategy based on the value and the nature of the goods or services required. Lead the development of Request for Quotations (RfQ), Invitations to Bids (ITB) or Request for Proposals (RfP) in collaboration with the requester or relevant technical referent(s). Ensure Request for Quotations or other sourcing documents are circulated in a transparent way that guarantee competitive sourcing
  • Plan & strategize. Engage user departments to develop monthly procurement plans for business operations needs.  Prepare monthly cash forecasts for his or her department. Develop quarterly demand forecast for inventory items. Contribute to the development of sourcing strategies that reduces supply risk while leveraging volumes to obtain the lowest price
  • Ensure quality.  Ensure that after-sale services and guarantees for goods and services are applied and respected by suppliers.  Implement Living Goods’ Quality Management processes.
  • Measure performance. Develop and update supplier performance monitoring tools and processes.  For all suppliers contracted by Living Goods collect information on responsiveness, lead-time, on-time-delivery, quality, and accuracy. 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Living Goods Procurement Manager job should have Procurement credibility – Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years experience in procurement or supply chain management.  Strong ability to understand and follow procedures.  Solid knowledge of procurement processes.
  • Problem solving.  You can recognize potential financial and ethical problems.  You have the resourcefulness  to resourcefulness to know how to help solve them.
  • Accountable.  We want someone who takes responsibility for their actions and follow through on commitments.  You have flawless integrity and strong sense of ethics.
  • Project management skills. You are well-organized.  You set deadlines and manage projects from start to finish.
  • Team player.  You play well with others enjoy seeing the impact of our work as a team.
  • Multitasks.  You’re able to juggle multiple tasks at once while ‘staying calm and carrying on.’  You think strategically, handle ambiguity and work well in a multicultural environment.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are strongly encouraged to apply online at the web link below.

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Project Manager (Implementation Associate), Becoming One Project NGO Careers – Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA)


Organisation: Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Research Manager
Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) is a research and policy nonprofit that discovers and promotes effective solutions to global poverty problems. IPA brings together researchers and decision-makers to design, rigorously evaluate, and refine these solutions and their applications, ensuring that the evidence created is used to improve the lives of the world’s poor. In recent decades, trillions of dollars have been spent on programs designed to reduce global poverty, but clear evidence on which programs succeed is rare, and when evidence does exist, decision-makers often do not know about it. IPA exists to bring together leading researchers and these decision-makers to ensure that the evidence we create leads to tangible impact on the world. Since its founding in 2002, IPA has worked with over 575 leading academics to conduct over 650 evaluations in 51 countries. This research has informed hundreds of successful programs that now impact millions of individuals worldwide.
About Becoming One Project:
Becoming one, is a couples counselling program conducted by faith leaders to encourage behavior change that may prevent intimate partner violence. The program promotes skills development on communication, emotional regulation, shared control over finances, and sexual consent while using the Bible to reinforce people’s existing values around positive, peaceful relationships. The Project Manager will work under the direct supervision of the IPA Research Manager and under the technical oversight of the IRC’s Airbel Center.
Job Summary: The Project Manager (Implementation Associate), Becoming One Project will apply strong project management skills and work collaboratively with our program implementation partners, including World Vision, to ensure successful implementation and evaluation of the program.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Serve as a key link between IPA management, IRC’s design team and World Vision staff to manage implementation and evaluation of the Becoming One program in Uganda.
  • Oversee work of World Vision field staff during recruitment of faith leaders and M&E activities.
  • Build strong rapport and relationships and be in constant communication with facilitators and faith leaders of the Becoming One program
  • Oversee production of training materials, including development of videos and illustrations
  • Drive project progress and coordinate activities of cross functional team members, including high-level planning and detailed short-term activity scheduling.
  • Proactively manage project risks, dependencies, issues, gaps, reporting and resource conflicts.
  • Engage and facilitate meetings with stakeholders across globally distributed business units, and coordinate stakeholder communications.
  • Collaborate with IPA’s research lead to support impact evaluation, including survey development and RCT implementation
  • Ensure that project communications are timely, relevant, appealing to consume and accurate, including regular status updates and production of project deliverables to be submitted to donors and partners

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The Project Manager (Implementation Associate), Becoming One Project must hold a Bachelor’ Degree with about 3-5 years of experience in project or program management
  • Master’s degree in the above fields is an added advantage
  • Experience in managing large, cross functional projects in development or humanitarian settings
  • Familiarity with randomized controlled trials desired
  • Synthesis skills and confidence distilling complex data into actionable insights and design changes
  • Unparalleled team collaboration skills; comfort working with researchers, frontline implementers, designers, beneficiaries, partners, other disciplines and donors
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, able to communicate visually  and with colleagues on all levels in a non-hierarchical, multicultural professional environment
  • Flexible, self-motivating, comfortable with ambiguity and new processes, able to manage multiple tasks efficiently
  • High level of proficiency with MS Office, documents management solutions and project management tools. Task management software appreciated.
  • Ability to travel regularly and work in rural districts of Northern Uganda.
Desired Start Date: 15th May, 2018
How to Apply:
All candidates should send an updated CV (3 pages max including 3 professional referees), a statement of purpose (cover letter), and academic transcripts to
NB: Due to the high number of applications, we will only be able to contact candidates who have successfully passed the CV screening step.
Deadline: 30th April 2018

Accountant Non-profit Jobs – Global Health Uganda (GHU)

Organization: Global Health Uganda (GHU)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Report to: Director Medical & Community Programs
Ref: GHU 002/2018
Global Health Uganda (GHU) is a registered not for profit, limited liability company with the mission to promote child health by conducting and facilitating quality and relevant research in child health, neurodevelopment and interventions.
Job Summary: The Accountant will provide strategic leadership of the finance function for GHU ensuring effective application of financial policies and procedures. The role supports the Administrator to implement effective and efficient financial management controls. The jobholder is responsible for ensuring that GHU fulfills its grant management requirements and compliance, including developing high quality and timely grant reports.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Manage finances and ensure accountability of all GHU expenditures.
  • Oversee management of petty cash of all projects managed by GHU.
  • Prepare monthly payrolls for projects managed by GHU.
  • Remission of appropriate statutory payments as required by the Laws of Uganda.
  • Responsible for all GHU bank transactions including withdraws, deposits and transfers.
  • Responsible for proper storage and archiving of all accounting records.
  • Prepare monthly finance reports for the different collaborators.
  • Assist the Administrator in preparation of financial reports for the Board of Directors.
  • Give advice to collaborators, regarding spending patterns of their projects.
  • Review accounting documents to ensure accuracy of information.
  • Preparation of bank reconciliation statements at the end of each month.
  • Make arrangements for annual audits and any other audits as may be required.
  • Offer financial management support for the organization.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Commerce with a professional certification e.g. CA, ACCA, CIMA, CPA.
  • At least four years’ experience in finance and grants management. Experience of work with research based organizations is an added advantage.
  • Significant experience in preparing and monitoring budgets & developing monitoring and reporting systems.
  • Broad knowledge of government policies and regulations on financial management and taxation. Knowledge of international donor reporting requirements is an added advantage.
  • Strong knowledge of fund accounting regulations for non-profit organizations.
  • Prior experience in using Quickbooks NonProfit Edition.
  • Self-motivated with good interpersonal skills and capacity to understand and work with people from all walks of life.
  • Personal integrity, flexible attitude, sense of transparency, proactive and has respect for gender, diversity and organizational culture.
  • Excellent organization and planning skills with ability to handle work in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Valid driving license is and added advantage.
How to Apply:
All candidates who fully meet the above requirements should submit a detailed CV, a TYPED cover letter, all necessary academic documents and the contact details of two work related referees to: The Human Resource Manager, Global Health Uganda, Plot 667 Mawanda Road, first turn on the right after the Mawanda Road Police Station. We appreciate your application however, only short listed candidates will be contacted. If you have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date we regret that your application has been unsuccessful.
Deadline: Friday, 27th April 2018 by 12:00pm

Business Development Officer UK Aid Project Jobs – Farm Africa

Organization: Farm Africa
Project Name: Livestock for Livelihoods (L4L) programme
Funding Source: UK Aid
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Project Coordinator
Farm Africa is an international non-governmental organization working to end hunger and bring prosperity to rural Africa. We work to increase the incomes and improve food security of smallholder farmers, pastoralists, agro-pastoralists, and forest dwellers in East Africa. A core part of our strategy is to ensure that our interventions are both economically sustainable and scalable. The systematic integration of market linkages in implementing programmes is crucial to our ability to scale our interventions cost-effectively. Farm Africa has the ambition to be the leading European NGO specialising in Agriculture, Natural Resource Management and Market Engagement.
About UK Aid Project:
Farm Africa was recently awarded a £5m grant for a Livestock for Livelihoods (L4L) programme operating in Uganda’s Karamoja sub-region and Ethiopia’s South Omo zone funded by the UK government (UK Aid).The project will be implemented across four districts of Karamoja sub-region (Moroto, Napak, Kotido & Nakapiripirit). During this four year programme Farm Africa will work with local civil society, SMEs, cooperatives and farmer organisations to develop market systems that support livestock services and enterprises for 21,000 women, contributing to women’s economic empowerment, reduced poverty and improved nutrition of women and children. The project will address market failures in animal health and breeding services to improve livestock productivity, build capacity and assets of herders, establish trade and enterprise opportunities and improve household nutrition practices through behavioural change. It will demonstrate how nutrition interventions can build on women’s economic empowerment to contribute to both increased income and improved household nutrition.
Job Summary: The Business Development Officer is responsible for building the business and commercial capacity of a wide range of stakeholders engaged in the L4L project. These stakeholders will include, amongst others, agrovets, community animal health workers (CAHWs), goat breeding associations, marketing associations and VSLAs. The Business Development Officer will also be responsible for capacity building the wider field team on market-based approaches to development and business development, as well as ensuring best practices in these areas are integrated into all field activities. In addition, the Business Development Officer will contribute to Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (MEL) activities, particularly with regards to developing and disseminating record keeping tools for the different stakeholders engaged in business-focused activities. The Business Development Officer will be based in our field office in Moroto, Karamoja, and will report to the Project Coordinator.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Delivery of markets and business-focused activities to a wider range of stakeholders in line with L4L project implementation plan:
  • Ensure that business development-related project activities are implemented and outputs achieved as planned and within the agreed budget including:
  • Facilitating business development training to agrovets and vets through Farm Africa’s Sidai Academy
  • Training agrovets to deliver training on private veterinary service provision and supporting dissemination to CAHWs    
  • Delivery of BDS and logistics training to agrovets
  • Providing BDS training to buck keepers and supporting the establishment of private sector buck breeding services
  • Supporting the establishment of district-level community-led commercial goat breeding associations and delivery of business development training to them
  • Delivery of business development training to Goat Breeders Associations (GBA)
  • Supporting the establishment of marketing associations and delivery of business development training to them
  • Delivery of business development and good governance training to VSLAs
  • Ensure that Farm Africa Approaches to business development, access to finance and trade facilitation are used to guide high-quality delivery
  • Ensure that business development and markets focused activities are aligned with, and mutually supportive of other interventions in the same areas
  • Work with the Project Coordinator (PC) and the Project Accountant and Administrator (PA&A) to ensure all activities are planned and conducted according to the organization and the donor financial and procurement requirements and procedures.
Support project management and coordination
  • Support the PC & PA&A with activity planning and budgeting as requested
  • Keep abreast of business development activities being implemented by other partners operating in a similar intervention area and sharing this information with the PC and wider team as appropriate
  • Proactively identify and monitor any risks to non-delivery and, where required, develop and implement action plans to address issues identified.
  • Support the PC to identify and analyze the causes of spend variances to the budget and make recommendations on actions to be taken as required
Monitoring, evaluation and reporting
  • Contribute to internal and external reporting, with a particular focus on collecting and collating information from enterprises and VSLAs supported by the project
  • Regularly report on implementation learnings, and make recommendations on areas for improvement or changes in delivery strategy to the PC
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of the Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Plan (MLP) – and in particular support with developing data collection tools that will gather relevant data from the different enterprises engaged in the project.
  • Contribute to quarterly internal progress reviews and annual project performance reviews and workshops
  • Collect information for stories, case studies and lessons learnt on market linkages and business development
Play a key role in delivering the wider objectives of both the L4L programme, and Farm Africa’s work in Uganda.
  • Participate in project team meetings as requested by the Project Coordinator.
  • Work with AFRII (implementing partner) to ensure collaboration between delivery of nutrition-focused and business development activities
  • Support the wider L4L Uganda project delivery team to integrate market approaches within work plans and stakeholder engagements.
  • Work in close collaboration with the BDO L4L Ethiopia Team – ensuring that knowledge, learnings and tools are shared across the two project locations
  • Maintain regular and effective communications with the wider project team, Uganda Country Office and implementing partners.
  • Work in close consultation with the PC, act as an ambassador, promoting the project and the work of Farm Africa, including hosting visitors, speaking at workshops, conferences and meeting donors and other officials as and when required.
  • Contribute to the development of relevant Farm Africa policies and strategies.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Farm Africa Business Development Officer job placement must hold a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in a relevant field, such as agricultural economics, rural development, business or economics
  • Knowledge of the pastoralist, livestock and veterinary services sectors in Uganda
  • Further relevant academic qualification
  • in the area of agricultural economics, rural development, business or economics
  • Detailed understanding of participatory community-based project approaches, gender mainstreaming in development and economic opportunities. 
  • At least three years’ experience working for an INGO or agri-business
  • Experience of working within the livestock value chain and/or with veterinary service providers.
  • Experience of conducting market assessments
  • Experience of supporting the growth of businesses within the agriculture or livestock sectors
  • Experience of planning and delivering project activities and reporting on their impact
  • Experience of designing or delivering interventions that specifically encourage or maximise the participation of women
  • Experience working with pastoralist communities
  • Experience of working in Karamoja 
  • Experience of conducting market assessments focusing on the livestock value chain and/or veterinary drugs and services
  • Experience in designing and conducting business development trainings for micro-enterprises or SMEs
  • Experience of developing record keeping tools for micro/small enterprises
  • Experience of delivering activities focusing on the economic empowerment of rural women
  • Experience of supporting the development and growth of VSLAs
  • Ability to build strong relationships with stakeholders and communities based on trust and collaboration
  • Ability to communicate and share knowledge with a broad range of stakeholders with differing backgrounds and abilities.
  • Problem identification, analysis and solving of complex issues
  • Desirable
  • Multi stakeholder facilitation skills
  • Ability to influence others in order to drive change
  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • Ability and willingness to travel widely and frequently both within and outside the Karamoja sub-region
  • Confident user of Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Willingness to ride a motorcycle in the field, with a valid riding permit (Class A)
  • Fluency in Karamojong is desirable
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send an updated CV, salary history, and a two-page supporting statement detailing how you meet the person specification to including ‘Business Development Officer – L4L’  in the subject line.
NB: Please DO NOT send additional documents such as certificates and references with your application. Shortlisted candidates ONLY will be required to provide these documents during the interview process.  Interviews are expected to take place w/c 7th May 2018 in Moroto (or via Skype). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 2nd May 2018 by 5.00pm EAT

2 No Experience Accounts Receivable . Tele-sales Job 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.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The Accounts Receivable / Tele-Sales should hold a Degree/Diploma in a Business related course
  • CPA / ACCA Level 1 will be desirable.
  • Excellent communication and customer care skills.
  • Smart, active, motivated and ready to learn.
  • Computer literate with proficiency in Microsoft Office, MS Word, Excel, Access & Power point, Good knowledge of Tally Accounting package shall be an added advantage.
  • Business Oriented
  • Excellent skills in Sales and Collections.
  • Familiar with Sales Related Reports, Designing & Presenting.
  • Age: preferably be below 32 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: 30th April 2018

Program Officer NGO Career Jobs – AMREF Health Africa

Organisation: AMREF Health Africa
Duty Station: Uganda
AMREF Health Africa is an international African organization founded in Kenya in 1957. Our Headquarters are in Nairobi with major programmes in Ethiopia, Kenya, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda, and two regional nubs in Southern and Western Africa based in South Africa and Senegal Respectively. Working with and through African communities, health systems and governments, Amref Health Africa aims to close the gap that prevents people from accessing their basic right to health. Amref Health Africa is committed to improving the health of people in Africa by partnering with and empowering communities. Our Vision is Lasting Health Change in Africa.
About USAID RHITES-N Lango Project:
The USAID-funded Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services-North, Lango project implemented by John Snow, Inc. and partners including Amref Health Africa, Africa CUAMM, Another Option, and Medical Concierge Group.
Job Summary: The Program Officer will lead the planning and implementation of the integrated health program activities in the districts of support. She/he will coordinate with a team of Technical Advisors to ensure that all technical guidance is incorporated into the district work plans to increase the availability, accessibility, and quality of integrated health services including HIV prevention, care, and treatment, TB, maternal, neonatal and child health, family planning, and other primary care services. She/he will work closely with the District Health Department to adequately plan, timely implement and effectively monitor the execution of the project activities while ensuring adherence to available MOH set standards; and incorporating lessons learnt over time to improve systems and process for enhanced service delivery.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provides technical guidance and lead the implementation process of the integrated health program in the supported districts assigned.
  • Improves the quality of and access to MNCH, Family Planning, HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria, and Nutrition services in project-supported sites by adopting and institutionalizing quality improvement and Site Improvement and Systems Monitoring (SIMS) approaches
  • Assists in setting up and running special clinical services and track progress at individual sites through site visits and district reports, in collaboration with MOH and the EGPAF program team.
  • Strengthens the quality of health services and data through supportive supervision and monitoring visit to the supported health facilities.
  • Actively participate in process of data auditing and verification to assure internal consistency and validity of project activity monitoring data reported by all districts, through quarterly data verification and auditing visits.
  • Facilitate the interpretation and use of M&E data, through the quarterly district level and facility level review meetings between the project, the district health team and health care workers; guide the identification of performance gaps and development of remedial actions.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the AMREF Program Officer job placement should have a medical degree and/or a master’s degree in Public Health
  • Five years of professional experience working in HIV/AIDS prevention, care & treatment, MNCH, Family Planning, Nutrition and malaria programs.
  • Hands-on knowledge and skills in designing, planning, implementing and monitoring Malaria, MNCH, PMTCT, clinical care and Pediatric care programs.
  • Good understanding of the quality improvement framework of MOH and quality improvement principles
  • Good knowledge of the decentralized health system and community structures
  • Practical experience in managing ART and MNCH services at district levels.
  • Sound understanding of current issues and developments in the field of Malaria, MNCH and HIV/AIDS.
How to Apply:
All candidates are encouraged to send an updated CV including three professional referees and cover letter addressed to the Human Resources Manager, Amref Health Africa in Uganda via Email to: Emails should not exceed 2MB.
Deadline: 27th April 2018

2 Regional Coordinator Non-profit Job Placements – Malaria Consortium

Organization: Malaria Consortium
Duty Station: Uganda
Salary: USD 22,758 gross per annum
Reports to: Program Manager
Malaria Consortium is the world’s leading not-for-profit organisation dedicated to the comprehensive control of malaria and other communicable diseases in Africa and Southeast Asia. Malaria Consortium works with communities, government and non-government agencies, academic institutions, and local and international organisations, to ensure good evidence supports delivery of effective services, providing technical support for monitoring and evaluation of programmes and activities for evidence-based decision-making and strategic planning. Malaria Consortium works to improve not only the health of the individual, but also the capacity of national health systems, which helps relieve poverty and support improved economic prosperity.
About Project:
Malaria Consortium Uganda has received funding from DFID/UNICEF to implement the Strengthening Uganda’s Response to Malaria (SURM) project which will focus on reducing the impact of the leading causes of U5M morbidity and mortality in 16 districts in Northern Uganda. The project will address lagging maternal and neonatal mortality through a combination of iCCM and selected maternal and neonatal care interventions. The project is implemented with UNICEF and spans a five-year period (April 2018-March 2023) in 16 districts in the Northern region of Uganda.
Job Summary: The Regional Coordinator has overall responsibility for the management of the regional office (Gulu or Lira) and staff and for the coordination of project activities in the region. The person in this role is responsible for the implementation of the project activities in the districts of operation in their region, ensuring technical quality of all activities through regular liaison with and supervision from the projects’ Kampala-based Project Specialists. The Regional Coordinator has administrative line management responsibility for the project staff located in the Regional Field Office.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Technical (50%)
  • Provide strategic leadership and guidance to the Regional project team
  • Liaise effectively with a range of local stakeholders including DHTs, NGOs and private sector bodies in the districts of implementation to ensure effective coordination and delivery of activities
  • Lead the design and planning of both preventive and curative interventions for the region
  • Work closely with the Project Specialists in the development of the annual and monthly project work plans
  • Responsible for coordinating and implementing key malaria control interventions including LLIN distribution, intermittent preventive treatment uptake among pregnant women, diagnosis and treatment of malaria as well as training and mentorship of health workers on management of uncomplicated and severe malaria
  • Ensure documentation and sharing of lessons learned and success stories
  • Undertake any other relevant duties assigned
Monitoring and evaluation (10%)
  • Support the Regional field office team including the M&E to collect and analyze complete programmatic data in a timely fashion
  • Participate and support periodic evaluations and reviews of SURM activities
  • Work closely with the SURM M&E Officer and M&E Specialist in the monitoring and evaluation of project activities
  • Support the conduct of surveys as required
Reporting (15%)
  • Prepare and submit relevant programmatic reports for the region to the Project Director
  • Ensure relevant financial reports for the region are submitted to Management Accountant
  • Maintain regular communication with the SURM Kampala office and compile work plan updates from the region
  • Work closely with the project team at the region and Kampala office to disseminate all relevant project documentation to the district health teams and other stakeholders in the region
Administrative (10%)
  • Responsible for effective and coordinated management of the region and financial, logistic, administrative and technical activities
  • Supervise the Regional field office team
  • Remain up-to-date on the security situation in the Region and ensure all staff working out of the regional office (including organisational and external visitors) adhere to the Malaria Consortium security regulation and follow SOPs
  • Provide updated on field office activities on weekly basis by sending weekly activity reports to the Program Manager
  • Actively participate in relevant internal coordination and technical meetings
  • Ensure the region’s activity and financial reports are submitted timely
Representation (10%)
  • Represent the project at regional and district levels on programmatic issues in coordination with the Program Manager
  • Attend relevant district, regional and Kampala-based meetings as deemed relevant or as requested
  • Manage the planning of and ensure the smooth conduct of all visits from internal and external visitors to the regional field office’s area of operation
Other (5%)
  • Adhere to all project policies and procedures
  • Adhere to internationally recognised humanitarian and development principles at all times during the implementation of the project

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Malaria Consortium Regional Coordinator job opportunity should hold a post graduate degree in a health related field including Public Health, Community Health or an equivalent
  • Five years’ experience in project management, including financial management, human resource management and report writing
  • Familiarity with districts and Ministry of Health implementation structures
  • Significant experience working for Non-Governmental Organisations
  • Experience working in networks and building strong working relationships
  • Experience working on a DFID or UNICEF funded project
  • Previous experience in coordinating public health programmes with NGOs or donor institutions
  • Experience in effectively managing diverse teams
  • Excellent diplomacy and stakeholder liaison skills and experience in working in partnerships to deliver programmes
  • Strong networking skills and the ability to develop strong relationships
  • Excellent communications and presentation skills and proficient in word-processing and data management software
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Experience in capacity building/ transferring of skills
How to Apply:
All interested applicants are encouraged to apply online at the web link below.
Deadline: 27th April 2018

Entry Level Services and Logistics Officer Job Opportunities – Biyinzika Poultry International Limited

Organization: Biyinzika Poultry International Limited
Duty Station: Mukono, Uganda
Biyinzika Poultry International Limited is one of the leading suppliers of Poultry and Poultry feeds in the country.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The Services and Logistics Officer will be tasked with the coordination of human resource management activities at the farm
  • Coordination of logistics and administrative activities
  • Coordination of the administration and maintenance of company vehicle fleet, generator and diesel records.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant must hold a Degree or Diploma in HR, Business Administration or related any field or proven ability and aptitude.
  • Two to three years of experience in administration and Management in a busy commercial sector
  • Procurement management skills
  • Good planning and organisational skills
How to Apply:
All applicants are required to send scanned copies of academic documents, cover letter and detailed resume to the Human Resource Manager on Email or hand deliver to Biyinzika Poultry International Head Office located at our head office located at Bugolobi, Plot 77, Luthuli Avenue or at our HR Office in Kigunga Mukono
Deadline: 26th April 2018

Project Assistant Education – Vocational Skills Training NGO Job Careers – Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Organisation: Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)
Duty Station:  Uganda
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water, sanitation and hygiene sectors.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Monitor and report on the project activities and ensure compliance with plans and NRC standards
  • Responsible for community mobilization/sensitization on Vocational Skills Training (VST) and other related activities.
  • Provide on-site support supervision and feedback to VST Instructors and Lead Instructors.
  • Ensure community participation, contribution and ownership in the VST program.
  • Work closely with community leaders to ensure that out of school youths benefit from VST activities.
  • Prepare weekly and monthly reports on activities within each VST Centre with relevant data
  • Inspect and supervise regularly all the VST Centres/schools.
  • Ensure a constructive co-operation and buy-in of the local authorities in the implementation of VST programme activities.
  • Assist in updating VST learners’ and instructors’ data base.
  • Participate in relevant meetings e.g. protection meetings.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Project Assistant Education – Vocational Skills Training job opportunity should hold a Degree or Diploma in Vocational Education
  • Three years of experience as a Teacher/instructor of vocational studies
  • Experience from working with education projects in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Knowledge of the local context and education systems in Uganda
  • Ability to speak Arabic and local language commonly spoken by the beneficiaries will be an added advantage
How to Apply:
All interested and qualified Ugandan candidates who wish to join one of the world’s leading relief organisations, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) should apply by visiting the web link below.
Deadline: 29th April 2018

Fresher Logistics Associate Job Opportunities – Jumia

Organization: Jumia
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Jumia is Africa’s leading internet group, with already over 3,000 employees in more than 20 African countries and huge successes such as Jumia, Jumia Travel, Jumia Food, Jumia Deals, Jumia House, Jumia Jobs and Jumia Services. It is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by MTN, Millicom, Rocket Internet, Axa, Orange, Goldman Sachs & CdC. Founded in 2012, Jumia’s mission is to revolutionize the concept of shopping by providing customers with the best online shopping experience through a wide range of products categories including mobiles & tablets, computers, electronics, home & living, fashion, sports, health & beauty, grocery and others.
Job Summary: The Logistics Associate will ensure smooth inbounding, out bounding, scheduling and tracking of packages. The Logistics Team plays a critical role in the experience of both buyers and sellers, and champion’s enthusiasm, attention to detail and operational excellence.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Receive packages from sellers by checking product correctness, quality and packaging.
  • Schedule packages for delivery by calling buyers and understanding locations.
  • Receive returns from buyers or shipping partners by checking reason for return, correctness and quality.
  • Ensure warehouses are clean, properly arranged and fully matched with systems.
  • Regularly communicate with shipping partners to track packages.
  • Support other Jumia teams in knowing where packages are at any time.
  • Welcome buyers, sellers and shipping partners to remote drop-off or pick-up stations.
  • Ensure financial closures are coordinated daily with the Finance Operations Team.
  • Build synergy with other Jumia venture logistics teams to win economies of scale.
  • Constantly log innovations or companies in the field of logistics, in Uganda and globally

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Jumia Logistics Associate job must hold a Degree in Logistics, Procurement, Finance or Business Planning.
  • One  year of experience in handling shipping, freight, forwarding or general logistics
  • Confidence in working with people from various backgrounds.
  • Ability to work and learn independently in a fast-paced office environment.
  • Experience working with international teams and online tracking systems preferred but not required
How to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join Jumia in the aforementioned capacity should apply online at the link below.