Uganda: Programme Manager West Nile - UgandaClosing date: 2014-12-19Organization: Aga Khan Foundation Country: Uganda Closing date: 19 Dec 2014 Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) is a private, non-denominational, development agency promoting creative solutions that improve the quality of life. AKF (East Africa) seeks sustainable solutions to long-term problems of poverty, hunger, literacy and health, with a special emphasis on the needs of rural communities in coastal and other resource-poor areas. AKF is currently seeking a competent and motivated individual to fill the role of Programme Manager West Nile. The incumbent will be responsible for the overall running of the programme on a day-to-day basis, strategically, programmatically and administratively. The position is based in Arua, Uganda and reports to the Country Director of Aga Khan Foundation (Uganda). Key Responsibilities include: · Provide overall leadership and management to AKF programme in West Nile, including overseeing programme implementation, financial management and monitoring and evaluation. · Lead the development of strategic and annual programmatic plans and ensure coordination and synergy of various programme components to meet the desired outcomes · Ensure compliance with AKF policies and procedures and donor regulations, including financial oversight and grant management · Supervise, mentor, recruit and orient staff directly and indirectly including but not limited to promoting capacity development of staff in accordance with the needs of the programme · Represent AKF and maintain relationship with relevant government authorities and external organisations and supporting AKF in policy engagement · Contribute to the development of high quality proposals and budgets for resource mobilization strategy in the region Qualifications and Experience: · Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in education, international development or a relevant field · Minimum 5 years relevant sector experience in development with a similar organisation · Minimum 3 years in a leadership position in development sector in Uganda, East Africa or other regions of the developing world · Experience with multi-sector programming · Familiarity with grant management, including preparation and monitoring of budgets. · Knowledge of the government administration and the legal, fiscal and policy context in Uganda an advantage · Proven skills in project development, proposal writing, implementation and monitoring · Excellent organisational, inter-personal and communication skill How to apply:Interested applicants are encouraged to submit their CV (not exceeding 3 pages), including contact details of three professional references, and a covering letter explaining why they are best suited for the position by 19th December, 2014 to the Country Director (AKF Uganda) by e-mail to akf.uganda@akdn.org with “Programme Manager” in the subject line**. Please note: O**nly short listed candidates will be contacted.*** AKF is an equal opportunity employer Aga Khan Foundation is an Agency of the Aga Khan Developmen Share
Uganda: Programme Development and Fundraising OfficerClosing date: 2014-12-20Organization: Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa Country: Uganda Closing date: 20 Dec 2014 Background and context: The Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa – SIHA Network – is a coalition of civil society organisations from Sudan, South Sudan, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Somaliland and Uganda. Founded in 1995, the organisation advocates for social change and gender equality in the Horn region and works specifically on protecting women’s human rights, promoting women’s access to justice, supporting economic empowerment and activating women’s political participation. SIHA’s secretariat/HQ is located in Kampala, Uganda and SIHA maintains field offices in Sudan and South Sudan. Job Summary: Under the supervision of the Regional Director, and in close collaboration with the Regional Programme Officer and other relevant staff members, the Programme Development and Fundraising Officer will be responsible for identifying programmatic priorities and funding opportunities, developing concept notes and proposals, supporting programme implementation, building partnerships, and liaising with donors. Where possible, the person may be required to assist with capacity building of partner agencies and project oversight. Main tasks and responsibilities: To identify relevant areas of programming and funding opportunities; To compile and maintain a database of local and international donors; To design a fundraising strategy; To develop concept notes and proposals in consultation with relevant staff members and partners; To liaise and communicate with donors as per direction; To assist in the development of communication materials; To organise fundraising and/or communication events as per request; To support programme implementation as per request; To strengthen relationships with SIHA members and partners through regular communication; To build the capacity of partner agencies as per request; Participate in the promotion of SIHA work and image locally and regionally; Carry out other tasks assigned by the Regional Director. Profile: The candidate must have demonstrated experience in proposal development and donor liaison and proven track record of successful fundraising. A commitment to women’s rights and gender equality as is essential. Qualifications, experiences and requires competencies: Strong academic background in the fields of social sciences, international development, gender studies and/or human rights; A good understanding of the political and human rights dynamics in the Horn of Africa; A minimum of five years of work experience in programme development & management and/or fundraising in the fields of gender and/or human rights; Extensive knowledge and experience working with civil society organisations and/or donor agencies; Strong knowledge of fundraising dynamics and trends, proposal format and application procedures of key donors, including Logical Framework Analysis; Demonstrated success in preparing grant applications that have been approved for funding; Solid knowledge of project cycle management; Familiarity with budgeting; Strong analysis and writing skills; Excellent command of English and excellent communication skills. Proven organizational skills, including the ability to manage priorities, work under pressure and meet tight deadlines; Strong sense of initiative and ability to work independently; Previous exposure to international and/or multicultural /multilingual environment – Able to function effectively within a multi-cultural team; Willingness to work extra hours when needed. How to apply:SIHA is committed to offer a fair remuneration based on qualifications and experience. Preference will be given to Ugandan nationals and/or individuals residing in Uganda. Please send your C.V, contact details for three professional references, application letter and two sample of writing (Inclusive of a proposal that you have developed) to: sihahornofafrica@gmail.com. Preselected candidates will be contacted for an interview in Share
Uganda: Supply & Logistics OfficerClosing date: 2014-12-22Organization: UN Children's Fund Country: Uganda Closing date: 22 Dec 2014 Position Title:Supply & Logistics Officer Level of Position:P2 Duty Station:Kampala, Uganda Duration and Type of Appointment:One Year, Temporary Appointment 1. Purpose of the Post Under the direct guidance of the Supply Manager, assists in the procurement, distribution and monitoring of UNICEF's supplies, in support of the Country Programme. 2. Major Duties and Responsibilities Assists in the implementation of the supply component of the Country Programme, including a system for the procurement and distribution of supplies to all project sites. Interacts with the Programme Section in the preparation of appropriate documents: Supply plans, distribution plans, TORs, supply / contracts requisitions, tenders documents and purchase orders, etc.; according to procurement specifications, UNICEF Financial Rules and Regulations, SD Manual, and all other applicable procurement procedures. Undertakes local procurements, as required. Prepares RFQ/ITB/RFP invitations to potential suppliers, evaluates quotations, clarifies offers and negotiates with suppliers as appropriate. Makes recommendations for finalization of purchases, adjudicates offers. Prepares and defends submission to CRC. Drafts contracts and long terms arrangements. Assists the Supply Manager with logistics planning, and arrangements facilitating efficient clearance, storage and distribution of supplies and equipment to end-users from ports of entry and warehouses. When required, maintains contact with customs officials, follows up on preliminary supply clearance documentations to facilitate timely customs clearance of supplies and equipment, in keeping with established protocol. Monitors supplier’s performance and market developments. Undertakes field visits to project sites and sub-offices to inventory and monitor supply inputs. Proposes corrective actions to improve logistical procedures. Identifies training needs and develops training activities in supply management for UNICEF's staff/consultants and counterparts, designed to improve supply delivery. 3. Qualifications and Requirements: Education: University degree in Business Administration, Management, Law or a related technical field. Work Experience: Two years of professional work experience in supply/logistics management at the national and international levels. Competencies i) Core Values (Required) • Commitment; Diversity and Inclusion; Integrity ii) Core Competencies (Required) • Communication; Drive for Result; Working With People. iii) Functional Competencies (Required) • Applying Technical Expertise; Following Instructions and Procedures; Planning and Organizing; e) Other Skills Required Other skills and attributes Proven analytical and negotiating skills. Ability to make timely and quality judgments and decisions. Ability to work analytically on several project simultaneously and meet short deadlines. Ability to establish harmonious work-relationships with colleagues in an international and multicultural environment. Ability to supervise and direct a team of support staff. Ability to implement training. How to apply:1. To apply, send a letter of interest accompanied by P11, CV and two of your most recent performance evaluations to ugderecruit@unicef.org , by 22 December 2014. 1. UNICEF is committed to gender equality in its mandate and its staff; qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. 2. Applications will be considered only if accompanied by an updated CV and P11 form, as well as the most recent performanceevaluation report. 4. Please clearly indicate in the email subject the position applied for and use this order to name your file attachments:Firstname_Lastname followed by document e.g. Gold_MukasaP11 or Gold_MukasaCV or Gold_MukasaApplication. 5. Only Short listed candidates will be contacted. 6. **UNICEF is a smoke free environmen Share
Uganda: Senior Gender Advisor, Agriculture in UgandaClosing date: 2014-12-31Organization: Gender Resources Inc. Share
Uganda: Chief of PartyClosing date: 2014-12-31Organization: University Research Co. Share
Uganda: Chief of Party – UgandaClosing date: 2014-12-31Organization: University Research Co. Share
Uganda: Chief of PartyClosing date: 2014-12-31Organization: University Research Co. Country: Uganda Closing date: 31 Dec 2014 Chief of Party Hours: Full-Time, Exempt Location: Kampala, Uganda; Travel within Uganda and International Locations Salary: Commensurate with required experience and qualifications Reports to: Senior Vice President – Quality and Performance Institute (QPI) Division Position Level: Management University Research Co., LLC (URC) URC is a global company dedicated to improving the quality of health care, social services, and health education worldwide. With a non-profit affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS), URC manages projects in over 45 countries, including the United States. Established in 1965, URC offers a range of technical assistance to strengthen health and social systems and service quality by empowering communities and health workers to identify and scale up locally appropriate solutions to critical problems. Internationally, we expand access to and improve the quality of services addressing maternal, newborn, and child health; infectious diseases, including HIV/AIDS, TB, and malaria; reproductive health and family planning; food and nutrition; and vulnerable children and families. In the US, we focus on improving communication related to issues like substance abuse, with a particular focus on reaching underserved populations. URC’s mission is to provide innovative, evidence-based solutions to health and social challenges worldwide. Please join us in carrying out our mission (http://www.urc-chs.com/). Division & Project Overview: The Quality and Performance Institute (**QPI**) is a division of URC that has implemented quality improvement and operations research programs in health care since 1981 and continues to be at the cutting edge of health care improvement work in countries around the world. The USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (**ASSIST**) Project is QPI’s leading project that is dedicated to improving health, population and nutrition services through technical support to service delivery institutions, country Ministries of Health, USAID country missions, and cooperating agencies. The project carries on the work of the USAID Health Care Improvement Project (http://www.hciproject.org) and is focused on building the capacity of host country providers and managers to apply modern quality improvement methods, make essential services accessible to all who need them, and ensure that care is delivered in compliance with standards and client needs, for every client, every time. An important global objective of the ASSIST Project is knowledge management: to facilitate documentation and sharing of evidence for improvement of specific care processes, based on the work of individual QI teams, large-scale improvement efforts, and/or research, and to make this information readily available through Web technology Roles and Responsibilities: The Chief of Party – ASSIST Uganda will play the leadership role and provide management responsibilities for the development and implementation of a project at a country level. The primary duties include, but are not limited to, the following: · Provide overall technical and administrative leadership to the project implementation team, including development of strategies, budgets, work plans, monitoring and evaluation plans, reporting. · Interact with USAID Mission as a major funding source in accordance with obligations defined by a cooperative agreement or a contact, and provide regular updates to ensure their timely awareness of progress or issues as they arise. · Represent project (or organization) in-country and coordinate efforts with Ministry of Health, policy makers, and senior health experts, USAID implementing partners, WHO, and other relevant stakeholders to ensure successful project implementation, dissemination and institutionalization of results. · Provide supervision to the project full time personnel, consultants, and subcontractors. · Ensure efficient function in administrative and financial procedures, and adequate internal controls processes. · Participate in opportunities for business development. Minimum Qualifications: Required Experience & Qualifications · Public health professional with an advanced degree (MD, MPH, PhD or DrPH) or equivalent combination of training and experience. · At least ten (10) years of a track record showing progressive experience in technical and management leadership of host country professional and non-professional personnel. · Demonstrated ability to cooperate with host country governments and international partners in implementing multi-intervention health development projects. · Successful work with USAID-funded health programs. · Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to work effectively with a culturally and linguistically diverse staff, consultants and counterparts. · Strong oral and written communication skills, including substantial presentation experience to high-level audiences (policymakers, program managers, donors), as well as experience in facilitation and small group process. Please note: Only candidates who are eligible to work in the Uganda for an indefinite period without a need for sponsorship will be considered for this position. How to apply:To Apply: For immediate consideration, please visit URC’s Career Opportunities page at www.urc-chs.com/careers. You must upload your CV/Résumé and your Cover Letter where indicated.Also, please complete your application form and attach a completedUSAID Form 1420 Contractor Employee Biographical Data Sheet as well. Due to the large number of inquiries we receive, only candidates who have met the required experience & qualifications for this position will be contacted. No phone calls please. However, since we are active around the world in the field of public health, we may wish to retain your CV in our database for other/future opportunities, unless you direct us otherwise. Thank you very much for your interest. URC is an E-Verify Employer URC is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We value and seek diversity in our workforce. Share
Uganda: Operations CoordinatorClosing date: 2014-12-31Organization: American Refugee Committee International Country: Uganda Closing date: 31 Dec 2014 MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY Operations Management: Ensure overall operation department’s support for smooth running of programs as required Directly supervise and coordinate the In-charges of the operations department (Admin, Logistics, Procurement, IT and Security) and provide direction to Operations field staff Ensure and facilitate efficient and effective coordination within operations department and between operations and other various departments to ensure a results-oriented approach ****Administration Function:**** Provides office services by implementing administrative systems, procedures, and policies; monitoring administrative projects; maintaining suggestion program. Resolves administrative problems by analyzing information; identifying and communication solutions. ****Logistics, Procurements, Legal issues and IT:**** Procurement management and support to ensure that there is no disruption in the support necessary for ongoing program activities as well as operational requirements Ensure that all reporting for the logistics department is completed accurately and in a timely fashion; where necessary, train national staff to produce high quality reporting. Enforce the Standard Operating Principles (SOPs) as they relate to the role of the logistics department. Ensure proper and sufficient equipment is in place and well maintained for smooth functioning of ARC IT department and maximum preservation of assets Ensure warehousing and inventory of assets according to ARC policies and procedures as well as donor guidelines ****Construction:**** Upon request from Program’s department with regards to program –related construction work, initiate the process of advertisement for obtaining quotations along with the bill of quantities from the interested contractors, including the process of bid-opening, analyzing and selecting of contractors Prepare contracts and negotiate revisions, change and additions to contractual agreements with the contractors Ensure that the contractor strictly adheres to agreed timelines with regards to the overall construction phase and that any delays should be justified in writing Security: • Assume overall responsibility for the security and safety of program staff and assets. • Make and maintain contact with security focal points at the national and local level to ensure steady exchange of updates around security in country ****Person Specifications**** 5years experience in Admin, logistics, procurement, IT, and security management with an International NGO. A degree in Logistics, Procurement, Business Administration with CIPS certification Demonstrated ability to manage field staff and remote field offices Experience in guiding and influencing teams of senior professional staff. Experience having managed operations (including security) in conflict-impacted setting Excellent cross-cultural communication skills Excellent staff capacity building and training skills Strong computer skills How to apply:Interested applicants meeting the requirements should submit an application letter with a curriculum vitae ****via email only**** to jobs@arc.co.ug addressed to The Human Resources Manager, American Refugee Committee International not later than 31st ****December, 2014.** Share
Uganda: Uganda Finance & Administration Manager AdvertClosing date: 2014-12-31Organization: Action Africa Help - International Country: Uganda Closing date: 31 Dec 2014 Action Africa Help Uganda a non-profit making agency that implements health and development projects in Uganda The organisation seeks to recruit a dynamic, innovative development leader for the following position: Job Title: Finance and Administration Manager Reports to: Country Director Staff reporting to this post: Finance Officer, HR & Administration Officer & Procurement Officer Duty Station: Kampala. Job Summary: To monitor all financial processes effectively and efficiently functioning, monitor financial results to detect risks and address them. He/she will plan, execute and evaluate all activities of financial management of AAH-I Uganda Country Programme. The holder will be responsible for developing, reviewing, updating and enforcing compliance of the Programme’s financial policies and procedures. Duties & Responsibilities  Lead in the country budgeting process and provide technical advice to support proposal writing in line with AAH-I Finance and Resource Mobilisation guidelines and procedures.  Supervise, train and appraise country accounting staff, support and maintain a competent & motivated “finance team” through giving constructive feedback, coaching and mentoring in line with the Human Resources Manual.  Periodically review and implement financial policies to mitigate any financial risks in line with AAH-I guidelines and donor policies.  Monitor all functions and programs/projects under charge are performed within budgetary parameters, to include performing costs control activities, monitoring revenues and expenditures and ensuring sound fiscal control in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Practices.  Review and monitor accuracy of work generated in the country accounts office in relation to billing, payroll processing, accounts payable, drafting checks and accounts receivable in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Practices.  Maintain and reconcile bank accounts for all funds from field accounting support personnel.  Review reconciliations for accounts payable ledgers to ensure that statutory deductions (PAYE, NSSF, Local Service Tax, Withholding tax) have been paid and submitted to statutory authorities in line with the financial policies and regulations of AAH International.  Prepare and review annual, quarterly, monthly and weekly cash flow forecasts, based on cash status and generate weekly cash flow reports in line with AAH-I finance guidelines and procedures.  Review and monitor the implementation of proper audit trails, verification and reconciliation actions for all processed work to ensure adherence to generally accepted accounting standards and principles, established procedures, departmental guidelines and regulatory requirements.  Review receipts, expenditure forms, purchase orders, distributions and disbursement orders for the purpose of ensuring compliance with established regulatory standards.  Prepare periodic accounting reports e.g. weekly, monthly and annual reports, drafting and revising codes and ordinances in line with AAH-I financial guidelines and procedures. Action Africa Help Uganda Head Office: P.O. Box 10501, Plot 72 Ntinda Road, Ntinda Kampala , Uganda. Phone:+256 414 287780 / 6, +256 392 787780 Fax: +256 414 287884 Email: uganda@actionafricahelp.org Website: www.actionafricahelp.org  Plan, manage, coordinate and implement the year end/project end closing processes and procedures for the assigned accounting records, and provide information to auditors in line with the financial policies and regulations of AAH International.  Provide technical accounting support and interpretation to management through senior management team meetings and to employees in line with the AAH-I financial guidelines and procedures. QUALIFICATIONS  A Bachelor’s (honors) degree in Commerce, Accounting or Finance  A Master’s degree in Financial Management, Accounting, Economics or a related field from a recognized institution.  A professional qualification in Finance or Accounting (Membership of ACCA, CPA)  Good computer applications knowledge in respect to accounting, budgeting and cash control. As a minimum, this would include an understanding of MS Office and Excel coupled with a strong understanding and knowledge of Pastel Evolution accounting systems.  A minimum of 5 years’ experience in similar or higher position with at least 3 years in a Non-Government Organisation.  The candidate must be 30-45 years of age.  Preparation of UNHCR SPMR Reports is an advantage SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES  A team player with excellent inter-personal and communication skills  A good command of both written and spoken English  Patient, understanding and of a pleasant character  Excellent Management skills  Able to build and develop capacity of others  Commitment to the organizational values How to apply:To apply: Interested persons who meet the above criteria should submit their applications (together with an updated CV) with at least three suitable referees with their telephone and email contact to; uganda@actionafricahelp.org indicating the job title in the subject line of the email. Applications should be adressed to; The Human Resource Officer, Action Africa Help Uganda; Plot 72 Ntinda Road, P O Box 10501, Kampala, Uganda. Please check the company website: www.actionafricahelp.org/opportunities/jobs for details of the Job description. Deadline for receiving the applications is: 30 Share
Program Manager, Dispensers for Safe Water (DSW) (Uganda), Kampala, with occasional domestic and international travelClosing date: 2015-01-01 Share

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