Uganda: Chief of Party, Orphans and Vulnerable Children, UgandaClosing date: 2014-11-28Organization: Catholic Relief Services Share
Uganda: Country ManagerClosing date: 2014-11-30Organization: Spring Share
Uganda: TEAM BUILDING CONSULTANTClosing date: 2014-11-30Organization: Build Africa Country: Uganda Closing date: 30 Nov 2014 Build Africa (BA) is a UK based charity that has done development work for the last thirty years. BA programmes in Uganda focus on income improvement and support to education with cross-cutting themes in livelihoods, HIV/AIDS and gender. Build Africa Uganda (BAU) currently works in the districts of Kumi, Ngora, Paliisa, Kibuku, Bugiri, Oyam, Bukedea, Masindi, Kiryandongo and Buliisa. BAU seeks an external consultant(s) or an agency with whom to collaborate in the design and delivery of the one-day team building programme for up to 22 staff and 5 volunteers, 11 female and 16 male. The exercise aims at bringing together the team members from all offices and strengthening team cohesion, spirit, and ability to think and act together. BAU has had a number of staff changes with number of new members joining, hence the need to further strengthen the team**.** ****Expected Output**** It is important to note that one full day will be dedicated for team building activities only. There will be no discussion of any programmatic or operational issues. The team building activities will focus on the following objectives: Knowing each other Working together (with a special focus on working together from two remote locations) Trusting each other Understanding cultural sensitivities Respecting each other ****Recruitment of a consultant**** The selected consultant(s) or an agency will assist in the design, preparation and facilitation of the team building retreat as well as compiling a report outlining the workshop's proceedings, including practical recommendations and operational tools which can be used by the team in the future. Key tasks Consultant(s)/agency will complete the following tasks, in close consultation with BAU: Review of all relevant documentation pertaining to BAU team Draft the agenda for the one-day team building exercise Design and develop team building content of the retreat and related activities Present interactive and flexible facilitation tools and material aids for brainstorming prepared prior to the workshop Facilitate the retreat on 18th December 2014. The team building exercise should be creatively organized to include strategic brainstorming sessions aimed at helping the personnel develop and articulate corporate and individual understanding oneself and their collegues in order to achieve the retreat’s goals. Consultants profile Experienced (10-15 years) management or people’s development consultant or agency Proven track record of facilitating team building and knowledge sharing workshops and consultancy experience. Payments, budget and reporting The contractor will be paid a lump sum in one installment at the end of the assignment. How to apply:The consultant will be required to submit both a technical and financial proposal to Build Africa Uganda (see address given below). The technical proposal should cover:- Experience of individual / firm in relation to the team building Understanding (definition) of the purpose of the team building Methodology Activity schedule (work plan). ****Note:**** Applications should be emailed to: The deadline for applications is 30/11/2014 Share
Uganda: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning CoordinatorClosing date: 2014-11-30Organization: GOAL Country: Uganda Closing date: 30 Nov 2014 GOAL Founded in 1977, GOAL works to promote the realization of the fundamental rights of the poor, the vulnerable, and those affected by humanitarian crisis. GOAL currently works in 15 countries; Ethiopia, Haiti, Honduras, India, Kenya, Malawi, Niger, Sierra Leone, Sudan, South Sudan, Syria, Uganda, Iraq, Philippines and Zimbabwe. GOAL’s head office is in Dublin, Ireland with support offices in London and New York. General Programme Description Operational in Uganda since the late 70’s, the current country programme focuses on two of GOAL’s three strategic sectors, namely: Health (including WASH and Health Accountability programming); and a market based approach to improving agricultural livelihoods and WASH. GOAL Uganda mainstreams HIV, gender, child protection and the resilience strategies across all programming. GOAL works on a district focused approach, and uses a mixture of direct implementation and partnerships with national and international civil society organizations, local government and private sector companies to give effect to our mission. GOAL Uganda has a skilled team of approximately 110 personnel and manages an annual operating budget of approximately €3.5 million. GOAL is currently operational in the North, South, East and West of Uganda with five offices in Kampala, Bugiri, Abim, Kaabong and Agago Districts. With a new livelihood programming planned we will open a new office in Lira in 2015. The current GOAL Uganda country programme operational areas: The Bugiri / Namayingo District Programme, South Eastern Uganda, established in 2001, currently implements WASH and Health Accountability programme, both are implemented through national partners. The Agago District Programme, North Eastern Uganda, established in 2003 has transitioned from an emergency programme to a development programme. Implementation is through partners in WASH and directly in Health Accountability and both directly and through private sector partners in Livelihood. The Abim District Programme, North Eastern Uganda (Western Karamoja) was established in 2008. This development programme implements through partners in WASH and both directly and through private sector partners in Livelihood. The Kaabong District programme began in 2014 with a small WASH programme implemented through a national partner. The ACT Health programme, an accountability programme spanning 16 districts implemented both directly and through four national partners and in collaboration with Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA), our research partner who are leading the Randomised Control Trial (RCT). Description of the role: The centrally based country MEL team provides research, design, and analysis, capacity building and quality assurance for all GOAL’s Uganda’s programming; including our 10 – 15 national and international partners. The MEL Coordinator has overall responsibility for all components of the monitoring, evaluation and learning systems with a specific focus on MEL systems design and relationship management with our research partners. Additionally the MEL Coordinator and team are centrally involved in new programme design and driving learning. Specific Responsibilities The Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Coordinator will be responsible for the following objectives: MEL / accountability design and research Design and technically back stop new market based monitoring, evaluation and learning systems for both livelihoods and Water and Sanitation programmes (Systemic systems) Technical design and oversight for all research required Quality assurance to Randomised Control Trial Lead the HAP accountability research and pilot implementation in GOAL Uganda Coordinate the overall country monitoring systems Design, develop, monitor and adapt the monitoring systems for all country programmes Provide quality assurance for the country programme monitoring systems Design and develop the routine feedback of data summaries to project teams Ensure all projects have M&E plans that are reviewed regularly and updated Provide technical support to project teams on the implementation of the M&E plans Coordinate the overall country evaluation systems Plan, design and implement the country evaluation plans Manage and update the GOAL Results framework for GOAL Uganda Plan and implement other donor requirements for baseline and follow up Review and quality assurance of all country programme evaluations Keep the consultants data base relevant and up to date Facilitate the utilization of evaluation information so that it allows project teams to make programme decisions based on what is working well and what is not Coordinate the overall country programme learning systems Design and implement learning case studies across the country programme As part of the learning function, seek to identify learning points across the range of work carried out and identify opportunities to share this learning through meetings, workshops, reports etc Where appropriate, share materials with GOAL’s best practice website and externally Promote strengthened understanding and capacities within project and programme teams on MEL, and the use and /or analysis of MEL systems at the project and partner levels People management Plan, manage and build capacity in the MEL team to include Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) and time management Mentor both MEL managers in aspects of the MEL Coordinators role Requirements Essential: Relevant degree A minimum of five years specific MEL work experience Knowledge and experience in designing high quality monitoring systems Knowledge and experience in designing credible evaluation methodology Ability to critically analyse data (Descriptive and inferential analysis) Experience in qualitative data analysis (Most significant change, Outcome Jouranls etc) Demonstrable excellent writing skills in English Excellent communication skills (written and spoken) Experience in presenting data in a way that programme teams can understand and utilize Good computer skills (MS Word and Excel, Analysis software, mapping software) Ability to travel up to 40% from base Highly Desirable Previous experience in design of systems for systemic change Experience in HAP systems Previous experience / engagement with RCT’s (or other experimental design) How to apply:To apply for this role please visit the GOAL website Share
Uganda: Programme, Policy and Partnerships ManagerClosing date: 2014-12-05Organization: Aga Khan Foundation Country: Uganda Closing date: 05 Dec 2014 The Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) is a non-denominational, international development agency established in 1967 by His Highness the Aga Khan. Its mission is to develop and promote creative solutions to problems that impede social development. AKF (East Africa) has worked in the regionby forming intellectual and financial partnerships, focusing on specific social and economic development problems in sectors that include civil society, health, education and rural development. With a small staff, a host of cooperating agencies and thousands of volunteers, AKF reaches out to vulnerable populations on four continents, irrespective of their race, religion, political persuasion or gender. AKF supports programming in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda that contributes to a better quality of life for hundreds of communities. This position is based in Kampala and will report to the Country Director. As part of AKF (EA)’s core team, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to contribute to, shape and manage the expansion of the AKF Uganda programme portfolio as well as provide oversight on the existing Early Childhood Development and education projects’ grant management. The successful candidate will also be expected to coordinate external partnerships, policy engagement and the development of new programmes. Specific responsibilities include: Oversee the management of the existing ECD and education portfolio, ensuring all grant management requirements including work-planning, budgeting and accountability, monitoring and reporting, are met. Effectively mobilise resources for new and existing projects through the development of high quality funding proposals Build and maintain a broad network of external partnerships with government, donors and other partners Support development of quality reports and other communications materials to position AKF as a key development partner in Uganda; Distil key lessons from programming to develop a strategy and materials for policy engagement with government, donors and other partners; Qualifications/Experience: · Minimum of Master’s Degree or equivalent in International Development, Public Policy, International Education, Public Health, Social Development or other relevant fields; · Programme development experience with ability to write strong funding proposals and responsive bids for new programming; · Strong interpersonal skills, initiative, ability to network with a range of development partners and organisations · Proven management experience including ability to support and/or supervise a team; · Exceptional English communications skills, able to make strong oral presentations and produce high quality written reports, concept notes and proposals. · Minimum 5 years’ experience in donor dialogue and communications, preferably in the field of international development; · At least 2 years of direct experience in managing a grant/project or programme, preferably in ECD and/or primary education with a willingness to visit programmes in the field; · Solid experience on grant management, including work-planning, M&E, preparation and monitoring of budgets; · Knowledge of rural economic development and health sectors; · Knowledge of the Uganda development context and the Aga Khan Development Network will be an added advantage. How to apply:Candidates interested in this unique career opportunity with AKF (Uganda) should submit a cover letter explaining why they are best suited for this particular position, CV (not exceeding 4 pages) and the names and contact information of three professional referees by Friday 5th December 2014,to th**e Country Director - Aga Khan Foundation, Uganda,**by e-mail to Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. AKF is an equal opportunity employer Aga Khan Foundation is an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network ( Share
Uganda: Senior Advisor, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning, UgandaClosing date: 2014-12-05Organization: World Vision Country: Uganda Closing date: 05 Dec 2014 This is your opportunity to use your expertise in monitoring, evaluation and research in the WASH field to help improve the lives and futures of some of the world's most vulnerable children. You can do this by joining World Vision (WV)–a global network of people committed to enhance the well-being and protection of children everywhere by empowering them, their families and communities to overcome the challenges of poverty and injustice. The Senior Advisor, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learningwillprovide leadership and coordination for the monitoring, evaluation and learning components of the USAID WASH project. The Senior Advisor will develop monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) systems that include appropriate indicators, baseline data, targets and a plan to evaluate performance and produce timely accurate and complete reporting. We believe that every child is a precious gift to the entire world and that their well-being concerns us all. We will not rest while children suffer in situations that can be changed. We are looking for people who share our beliefs and our passion. RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: · Develop the overall framework for project M&E in accordance with the project and document M&E plan. · Conduct a readiness assessment regarding M&E. · Identify the requirements for collecting baseline data, prepare terms of reference (ToRs) and commission the baseline survey as required. · Oversee and execute M&E activities included in the annual work plan, with particular focus on results and impacts as well as in lesson learning. · Design and implement a system to identify, analyse, document and disseminate lessons learned. · Consolidate a culture of lessons learning involving all project staff and allocate specific responsibilities. REQUIRED SKILLS INCLUDE: Minimum of a Master’s Degree or higher in a relevant discipline. Minimum of eight (8) years working in monitoring, evaluation and research in the WASH field, with progressively increasing level of responsibility. Experience working with multiple stakeholders. Demonstrated expertise in rigorous quantitative and qualitative research and analytical methods including research/study design and implementation, design and data analysis, rapid appraisals, etc. Demonstrated hands-on practical experience setting up and managing MEL systems for WASH programs in developing countries. Excellent report writing, analytical and communication skills, including oral presentation skills, knowledge management and dissemination of research findings (in English). Demonstrated knowledge of management information systems. Travel: 20% Domestic/international travel is required. If you believe you have the skills and experience to fulfil this vital and challenging role that will enhance the lives of vulnerable children in Uganda, we'd love to hear from you. How to apply:Find the full description and apply online by the closing date 05 Dec 2014. For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website:www.wvi Share
Information Systems Assistant, Entebbe, Uganda (F-5)Closing date: 2014-12-06 Share
Uganda: Chief of Party (COP)Closing date: 2014-12-08Organization: International Relief and Development Country: Uganda Closing date: 08 Dec 2014 Chief of Party -Uganda Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) International Relief & Development is recruiting for a Chief of Partyfor an upcoming five year $25 million - $75 million USAID Uganda Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Program. The overall goal of USAID’s WASH program in Uganda is to accelerate sustainable improvement in water and sanitation access and improve hygiene behaviors in the target districts. To accomplish that requires the Contractor to execute tasks which contribute to five distinct outputs: Increase use of improved household sanitation; Strengthen national and district water and sanitation governance; Expand key hygiene behaviors at home, school and health facilities; Improve management of small town water supply and sanitation services. Summary: The Chief of Party will manage the project, liaise with USAID and other donors as well as Implementing Partners, provide technical vision and guidance, and ensure that quality standards and schedules are met. The COP will manage overall contract requirements, including staffing and cost, and quality control of all work performed under the contract. This position will be based in Uganda and is designed for a local candidate with international donor project experience or a professional with an extensive background in Uganda, especially Uganda WASH projects. Responsibilities: Serve as the main point of contact between USAID and IRD. Provide technical guidance and mentoring to staff, particularly in program evaluations. Ensure effective and timely performance of all deliverables, overseeing quality control and reporting, and adhering to the USAID branding and marking plan for the task order. Supervise field operations, including, but not limited to: procurement, financial management, logistics, inventory and budgeting with the client. Ensure that safety and security protocol is followed for operations. Required Qualifications: Master’s degree in a related field. At least ten years of experience in international development, including experience and/or technical knowledge in designing, managing and evaluating multi-million dollar development projects in the health sector. At least five years’ experience as a COP or senior field management experience such as Project Director, Regional Director or Country Director roles leading teams on large WASH projects in developing countries with funding from USAID or other international donor-funded entities. Prior experience in Eastern and/or Southern Africa, especially Uganda. Demonstrated experience working with senior USAID officials. Prior experience managing a project in a challenging operating environment. Excellent English writing skills and speaking ability. See more at: How to apply:Please visit our website: Share
Resident Investigator (2 Positions), Entebbe, Uganda (P-4)Closing date: 2014-12-13 Share
Resident Investigator (3 Positions), Entebbe, Uganda (P-3)Closing date: 2014-12-13 Share

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