Uganda: Capacity Building and M&E technical support consultancy, “Deinstitutionalization of Orphans and Vulnerable Children project”, UgandaClosing date: 2015-02-02Organization: RETRAK Country: Uganda Closing date: 02 Feb 2015 As part of the “Deinstitutionalization of Orphans and Vulnerable Children project”, in Uganda, Retrak is seeking two consultants to provide technical support in two connected areas: • Design of capacity building approach and tools for support to child care institutions (CCIs) in the area of family reintegration, based on Retrak’s Family Reintegration SOPs; and • Design of monitoring and evaluation system to track the quality and impact of family reintegration programmes delivered by CCIs with Retrak’s support, to contribute to the project learning. The overall project aims to: 1) Reduce unnecessary separation of children from their families, and 2) Place children outside of family care in nurturing families. Part of Retrak’s contribution to the project is in building the capacity of government personnel and raising awareness of the process of reintegrating highly vulnerable children, particularly street children, into family-based care. The goal is to work with 5 remand homes and other CCIs across Uganda to deliver training and support in order to reintegrate vulnerable children, following Retrak’s Family Reintegration Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), and to generate learning about the use of these procedures through monitoring the effectiveness of the process (within the integrated approach of the project), quality of the intervention and the impact on children and families. Further information on Retrak’s work is on our website, including our Family Reintegration SOPs. How to apply:Retrak is looking for two experienced consultants, either applying as a team or for one of the consultancy elements. The consultants should have: · Demonstrated experience in capacity building and/or M&E approaches; · Practical experience working with vulnerable children and families; · Knowledge and experience of alternative care and de-instutionalisation in Uganda and/or Africa; · Knowledge and experience of and commitment to child rights, participation and protection; · Experience of working in Uganda or East Africa; · Ability to write in accessible English to an international standard. If you are interested in these consultancy positions please email your CV, an example of your written work and a cover letter to Joanna Wakia joanna.wakia@retrak.org by Monday 2nd Februar Share
Uganda: Global Health Corps Fellowship: Partnership Development, Fundraising and Communications OfficerClosing date: 2015-02-03Organization: Global Health Corps Country: Uganda Closing date: 03 Feb 2015 About the Global Health Corps Fellowship:Global Health Corps is a one-year paid fellowship that pairs young professionals with organizations (fellowship placement organizations) that require new thinking and innovative solutions. Global Health Corps is uniting emerging leaders across disciplines and backgrounds to work towards a common goal – health equity for all. We believe real progress in global health will only be achieved with the skills and passion of a diverse community of talented individuals. Join us! The fellowship begins in July 2015 and extends through August 2016. Fellows engage in professional development training, mentorship and thoughtful community-building, and continue to draw upon their fellowship experience and the GHC alumni network as they build careers of lasting impact. Applicants can apply for up to 3 different fellowship positions that match their interests and skills, from project management to monitoring and evaluation, supply chain management, logistics, communications and more. We are looking for people from a broad range of sectors and backgrounds. Global Health Corps believes that great ideas don’t change the world, great PEOPLE do! Fellows are selected based on their ability to fit the job description for the positions they apply to, and their fit with the GHC leadership practices. To learn more about the GHC leadership practices, visit: http://ghcorps.org/apply/ Fellows are placed in organizations in pairs – one international fellow and one local fellow from the placement country – creating a fellowship team that is a central part of the fellowship experience. About the Fellowship Placement Organization:Set Her Free (SHF) is a non-profit organization working to restore the lives of young girls that were victims of sexual exploitation. We currently run 2 homes in the Kawempe and Nakawa Divisions of Kampala, Uganda. At these homes, we provide food, shelter, formal education, vocational skills training, counselling, and medical care to young women. SHF provides temporary accommodation and resettlement assistance for girls who do not have safe places to go at night, and provides services for the girls at the centre during the day. SHF provides an open and non-judgmental community that supports girls in reaching their full potential. Fellowship Position Overview:The Fundraising and Communications Officer’s primary role will be to lead Set Her Free’s resource mobilization efforts by identifying potential donors and partners, crafting proposals and letters of interest, and helping to develop strategic organizational growth plans. The Fundraising and Communication Officer’s secondary role will be to create a coherent and attractive communications strategy and represent the organization in external and partner meetings. Responsibilities: Help the Executive Director and the leadership team make strategic growth decisions Conduct background research on proposal opportunities to determine SHF’s competitiveness to receive funding Lead proposal development processes, taking primary responsibility for proposal design, writing, budgeting, and ensuring timely and efficient submission of competitive proposals Help to develop a diverse mix of funding sources Maintain donor and proposal tracking spreadsheet, ensuring that it is up-to-date Assist board members, donors, sponsors and other guests on field visits and information needs Write and edit a variety of internal and external communications Design and oversee the implementation of a communications strategy that articulates a coherent identity and raises SHF’s profile Consistently update SHF’s social media strategy and presence Strengthen communication touch-points with SHF stakeholders to keep them informed about SHF projects and activities; develop and share impact stories Liaise with management to build local and international strategic partnerships for SHF Support the implementation of a partnership strategy Stay informed of news and updates in philanthropy and resource mobilization Required Skills and Experience: Experience raising funds from institutional funders and individual donors Experience writing funding proposals for institutional funders and individual donors Comfort executing fundraising and development ideas with independence and confidence Excellent writing and communication skills in English Experience with NGO communications strategies and knowledge of communications trends in international development and global health Preferred Skills and Experience: Experience working with women or for women’s rights Fellows receive the following benefits: Monthly living stipend Housing Utilities stipend Health insurance A professional development grant of $600 A completion award of $1500 An advising program that pairs each fellow with an advisor in his/her area of work or interest A two-week Training Institute at Yale University in the United States to begin the fellowship A five-day End-of-Year retreat in East Africa to finish the fellowship Three multi-day trainings during the year Travel to and from placement site, all trainings, and retreats Professional development and personal support from a dedicated in-country program manager Personal development and accompaniment program led by Still Harbor To apply to this position go to:http://ghcorps.org/fellows/apply/application/ To see the full list of fellowship positions, go to: http://ghcorps.org/fellows/apply/through-placements/ How to apply:http://ghcorps.org/fellows/apply/applica Share
Uganda: Global Health Corps Fellowship: Business Entrepreneurship CoordinatorClosing date: 2015-02-03Organization: Global Health Corps Country: Uganda Closing date: 03 Feb 2015 About the Global Health Corps Fellowship:Global Health Corps is a one-year paid fellowship that pairs young professionals with organizations (fellowship placement organizations) that require new thinking and innovative solutions. Global Health Corps is uniting emerging leaders across disciplines and backgrounds to work towards a common goal – health equity for all. We believe real progress in global health will only be achieved with the skills and passion of a diverse community of talented individuals. Join us! The fellowship begins in July 2015 and extends through August 2016. Fellows engage in professional development training, mentorship and thoughtful community-building, and continue to draw upon their fellowship experience and the GHC alumni network as they build careers of lasting impact. Applicants can apply for up to 3 different fellowship positions that match their interests and skills, from project management to monitoring and evaluation, supply chain management, logistics, communications and more. We are looking for people from a broad range of sectors and backgrounds. Global Health Corps believes that great ideas don’t change the world, great PEOPLE do! Fellows are selected based on their ability to fit the job description for the positions they apply to, and their fit with the GHC leadership practices. To learn more about the GHC leadership practices, visit: http://ghcorps.org/apply/ Fellows are placed in organizations in pairs – one international fellow and one local fellow from the placement country – creating a fellowship team that is a central part of the fellowship experience. About the Fellowship Placement Organization:Spark MicroGrants launched in Rwanda in 2010 and in Uganda in late 2011 with a mission to catalyze rural, poor communities into action. Spark has developed the first proactive, group based micro-granting model. The model consists of a five month project planning process, a $2,000-$10,000 micro-grant and two years of management support and follow-up. Spark enrolls recent graduates from local universities in a two-year fellowship in facilitation where the fellow scouts up to eight villages and takes each one through the Spark process. Fellows assist villages in the design, implementation and management of their own social impact projects. Projects vary across all sectors from health, education, infrastructure, income generation to women’s empowerment, depending on what the community chooses as their project. Spark’s priority areas are promoting a ‘locally-led, expert-supported’ model for development, where local communities are the primary drivers of social change, but have the support and advice of global development experts. Fellowship Position Overview:The Global Health Corps fellow will work hand in hand with communities identifying the key areas of need and gaps in knowledge and skillset. Based on these needs, the fellow will brainstorm and design methods and approaches for ensuring community projects are sustainable and meaningful to the communities they involve. Responsibilities: Provide financial sustainability support to communities in the post-implementation phase Strengthen staff capacity by providing trainings on financial sustainability, Excel, operating budgets, cash flow analysis, income generation, etc. Develop and implement training on finance, best practices accounting, sustainability, savings and loans groups, income generation, forecasting etc. to strengthen communities’ capacity Provide ongoing support to Spark income generating-focused projects Evaluate feasibility of community income generating projects Work with communities to strengthen their local community-based health insurance schemes to ensure that the population has financial access to health services at the clinics Required Skills and Experience: Knowledge of participatory approaches to business development Advanced knowledge of Excel Willingness to work and travel to rural communities in the mountains Ability to work independently and collaboratively Excellent communication and leadership skills relevant to project work Creativity and flexibility in planning and implementing activities and problem solving Willingness to learn and adapt to other cultures Superior organizational ability and effective management skills A strong interest in community development and empowerment Trustworthy and dependable in handling resources Superb English oral and written communications skills Fellows receive the following benefits: Monthly living stipend Housing Utilities stipend Health insurance A professional development grant of $600 A completion award of $1500 An advising program that pairs each fellow with an advisor in his/her area of work or interest A two-week Training Institute at Yale University in the United States to begin the fellowship A five-day End-of-Year retreat in East Africa to finish the fellowship Three multi-day trainings during the year Travel to and from placement site, all trainings, and retreats Professional development and personal support from a dedicated in-country program manager Personal development and accompaniment program led by Still Harbor To apply to this position go to:http://ghcorps.org/fellows/apply/application/ To see the full list of fellowship positions, go to: http://ghcorps.org/fellows/apply/through-placements/ How to apply:http://ghcorps.org/fellows/apply/applica Share
Uganda: Knowledge Management, Communications and External Relations OfficerClosing date: 2015-02-03Organization: Global Health Corps Country: Uganda Closing date: 03 Feb 2015 Knowledge Management, Communications & External Relations Officer, Jhpiego (G10-USA) About the Global Health Corps Fellowship: Global Health Corps is a one-year paid fellowship that pairs young professionals with organizations (fellowship placement organizations) that require new thinking and innovative solutions. We believe that great ideas don't change the world, great PEOPLE do! The fellowship begins in July 2015 and extends through August 2016. Fellows engage in professional development training, mentorship and thoughtful community-building, and continue to draw upon their fellowship experience and the GHC alumni network as they build careers of lasting impact. Applicants can apply for up to 3 different fellowship positions, such as the one described below. To see the full list of fellowship positions, go to:http://ghcorps.org/fellows/apply/through-placements/. Fellows are placed in organizations in pairs – one international fellow and one local fellow from the placement country – creating a fellowship team that is a central part of the fellowship experience. About the Fellowship Placement Organization: Jhpiego is an international, non-profit health organization affiliated with The Johns Hopkins University. For 40 years and in over 155 countries, Jhpiego has worked to prevent the needless deaths of women and their families. Jhpiego works with health experts, governments and community leaders to provide high-quality health care for their people. Jhpiego develops strategies to help countries care for themselves by training competent health care workers, strengthening health systems and improving delivery of care. Jhpiego designs innovative, effective and low-cost health care solutions to ensure a level of care for women and their families. These practical, evidence-based interventions are breaking down barriers to high-quality health care for the world's most vulnerable populations. Jhpiego has worked off and on in Uganda for nearly 30 years. In 2011, Jhpiego made a strategic decision based on country needs and interests from key stakeholders to establish a country office, with the goal of strengthening Jhpiego's support to Uganda's Ministry of Health. The fellows will actively participate in developing this exciting endeavor. Fellowship Position Overview: The Knowledge Management, Communication and External Relations fellows will work closely with the Country Director and individual program managers to ensure that the Jhpiego-Uganda program is capturing and communicating program information effectively, using as many means as possible, to a wide range of external audiences in Uganda. The fellows will work with the Country Director to ensure regular and effective interpersonal engagements with key partners and stakeholders; and active external relations efforts that target many different groups, including partners at the community/district levels, decision makers in Kampala, and interested international audiences. Finally, these fellows will work with the Country Director to devise systems by which the external policy and programmatic environment is being monitored, and findings from this "environmental scanning" process are being incorporated into program planning and implementation. As core members of a small team, these fellows will be fully engaged in many aspects of program activity, and will have the opportunity to contribute their ideas on how to improve programs to better respond to the needs and interests of the external environment. Responsibilities: * Strategy Development:* Read and become familiar with Jhpiego Communications Manual Work with the Country Director and individual program managers to develop an overall program external relations strategy: Help define means for regularly compiling and presenting program information to key in-country stakeholders using a variety of written, verbal and electronic approaches; and for tracking feedback received, so that it can be incorporated into program evolution Help to define and implement a plan for ensuring that Jhpiego-Uganda is well represented at the many meetings taking place in the public health realm, and that Jhpiego is contributing effectively to the dialogue that takes place through these meetings Help define a system for ensuring that Jhpiego is using these engagements as an opportunity to continually refine its understanding of the external environment in which it is operating, and to continually evolve its activities to respond to that environment Work with the Country Director to develop effective knowledge management systems at the country level Increasing Program Sharing and Visibility in Uganda: Lead implementation of all of the strategies above Work with individual program managers to generate, document and share lessons learned from program activities Develop a packet of compelling program information (and a system for ensuring that it is regularly updated), with an emphasis on presenting results of interventions and innovations, and lessons learned in the implementation process Ensure that all information/communication coming out of the program is presented in such a way that it gives a clear and compelling presentation, and reflects the innovation and effectiveness of the Jhpiego-Uganda program Lead efforts to regularly share program information through multiple outlets (presentations, one-on-one meetings, comments at large meetings, written briefings, etc.) Work with the Country Director and program managers to ensure that Jhpiego-Uganda is regularly engaging with and providing the necessary program information to key partners and stakeholders through one-on-one interactions, and also through regular presence at meetings and other group forums Contributing to Jhpiego's Global External Relations and Communications Efforts: Coordinate and share in-country communications with Jhpiego's global External Relations and Communications office Lead on ensuring that Jhpiego-Uganda is contributing fully to Jhpiego's global efforts to tell the story of its great work Lead the process of writing success stories and defining high level program highlights that can be widely disseminated in Uganda and globally through the External Relations and Communications (ERCO) team; submit photos, Facebook posts and short updates to ERCO for global dissemination Keep the Uganda portion of the Jhpiego website up-to-date Required Skills and Experience: Knowledge of the field of public health (either a degree that is related to public health, or experience working in a public health program) Ability to quickly understand both the theory and the practice of public health programming in a developing country is essential Outstanding interpersonal skills; the ability to relate to a wide range of individuals, and to instill confidence and trust Excellent written and verbal communication skills Outstanding presentation skills The ability to quickly learn and to write and talk knowledgeably about new subjects Preferred Skills and Experience: One of the fellows should ideally have experience with behavior change communication and community engagement One of the fellows should ideally have experience in communication for policy makers, donors and other implementing partners Fellows receive the following benefits: Monthly living stipend Housing Utilities stipend Health insurance A professional development grant of $600 A completion award of $1500 An advising program that pairs each fellow with an advisor in his/her area of work or interest A two-week Training Institute at Yale University in the United States to begin the fellowship A five-day End-of-Year retreat in East Africa to finish the fellowship Three multi-day trainings during the year Travel to and from placement site, all trainings, and retreats Professional development and personal support from a dedicated in-country program manager Personal development and accompaniment program led by Still Harbor How to apply:Apply at ghcorps.org/fellows/apply/ Applications will close February 3, 2015. *We appreciate EARLY APPLICANTS and are able to spend more time with their applications If you have any questions about the application process and the fellowship, refer to our FAQs page at http://ghcorps.org/fellows/apply/f Share
Uganda: Private Sector Partnerships Specialist – Uganda Youth Leadership for AgricultureClosing date: 2015-02-03Organization: Winrock International Country: Uganda Closing date: 03 Feb 2015 POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT Private Sector Partnerships Specialist– Uganda Youth Leadership for Agriculture Effective with the release of this position announcement, Winrock International will be recruiting applicants for the position of Private Sector Partnerships Specialist with our Education & Empowerment unit in the Civil Society & Education group. The responsibilities, duties, and qualifications are described in the attached position description. Position is contingent upon receipt of donor funding. GENERAL: Winrock International is a nonprofit organization that works with people in the United States and around the world to empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity, and sustain natural resources. SALARY & BENEFITS: The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits. APPLICATIONS: Applicants should go to www.winrock.orgto the Jobs link and submit a current resume and cover letter referencing “Private Sector Partnerships Specialist – Uganda Youth Leadership for Agriculture” by February 3, 2015. Winrock would like to thank all applicants for their interest but only candidates who meet all requisite criteria and are short listed will be contacted. EEOE/AA. POSITION DESCRIPTION POSITION TITLE: Private Sector Partnerships Specialist -Uganda Youth Leadership for Agriculture Project LOCATION: Kampala, Uganda UNIT: Education & Empowerment REPORTS TO: Chief of Party (CoP) PROGRAM SUMMARY: The purpose of the Youth Leadership for Agriculture Activity is to increase economic opportunities for hundreds of thousands of Ugandan female and male youth ages 10 to 35 in agriculture-related fields in order to increase incomes and build entrepreneurship, leadership, and workforce readiness. The capacity of selected workforce institutions and value chain actors will be strengthened to ensure sustainability of youth outcomes. Position is contingent upon receipt of donor funding. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for technical leadership and oversight for activities which will pursue and foster a facilitative market systems approach to leverage private sector actors. The approach will improve relationships and networks among value chain actors and youth (ages 15-35) and use strategic investments and incentives to encourage private sector actors to provide technical assistance, training, mentoring, as well as increased market (both input and output) opportunities for large numbers of youth. This will involve developing relationships between private sector actors such as input suppliers or exporters and youth to improve their access to markets and enable youth to join and extract benefits from the value chain. In line with the labor market demands in the agricultural sector, the Private Sector Partnerships Specialist will investigate the needs and skill requirements of employers in select value chains and help them to link youth to those employment opportunities along selected agricultural value chains. Will also focus on stimulating market actors in a manner that encourages systemic changes while not creating dependency. Will make linkages to ongoing, win-win private sector initiatives underway in Uganda which expands youth involvement in agricultural value chains while meeting the private sector needs. QUALIFICATIONS AND BACKGROUND: Education: Minimum of Master’s degree in Agricultural Economics, Economics, Business, International Development, Public Policy, Law, or other relevant field. A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field with ten (10) years of experience may be substituted for a Master’s degree. Experience: Minimum of six (6) years of international experience in business or agriculture development. Must have excellent track record of achieving results in similar private sector-led development activities preferably in agriculture. Skills: Demonstrated high level technical, analytical, and interpersonal skills. Excellent computer skills (word processing and spreadsheets) are required. Must have strong English written and oral communication skills. How to apply:Applicants should go to www.winrock.orgto the Jobs link and submit a current resume and cover letter referencing “Private Sector Partnerships Specialist – Uganda Youth Leadership for Agriculture” by February Share
Uganda: Health Facility Support Officer- 1 Vacancy based in Abim (Open to Ugandan Nationals only)Closing date: 2015-02-04Organization: Mercy Corps Country: Uganda Closing date: 04 Feb 2015 PROGRAMME SUMMARY: Mercy Corps does high-quality, analytical work in very difficult places. We have been operating in Uganda since 2006 and currently implement development programs in the Acholi and Karamoja sub-regions of Uganda with funding from USAID, EC, SDC, and USDA. We were awarded a market-development focused 5-year USAID/Food for Peace-funded program working in the northern half of Karamoja, and are in search of a Health Facility Support Officer for Abim District with support to Kaabong District. The project, called Growth Health and Governance (GHG), aims to support the immediate needs of program beneficiaries while promoting long-term development by spurring systemic improvements in key economic sectors of northern Karamoja. The Health Facility Support Officer will participate in strategy development and lead the daily implementation of program interventions focused at improving the efficiency and effectiveness of Health Centre III and Health Centre II-level facilities in the target area. GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY: The primary focus of the Health Facility Support Officer (HFSO) will be to implement and support a program that improves the organizational performance of HCIII and HC II-level facilities in line with government standards and priorities. Support will be strongly focused on the management of facilities, with less support on the technical skills of facility staff. It will also include supporting a pre-internship and COBERS program designed to encourage Ugandan medical students to work in Karamoja and other various activities. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Mentorship and Supervision of Health Facility: § Work with the Health Facility Support Team leader in assessment of the organizational and management strengths and weaknesses of health facilities management systems. Continuous support and supervision to district, sub-county and facility level officers to improve performance of the public health system. Health Facility governance(health unit management committees): § Support the functionality of HUMCs through mentorship and on-the job training. § Periodically carry out assessment on HUMC's functionality. § Advocate for oversight at district and sub-county level through continuous dialogues Collaboration/networking § Establish and maintain productive working relationships with sub-county and district leaders and health departments, representing Mercy Corps in coordination meetings and soliciting their participation in all activities where appropriate; § Work in synergy with World Vision's GHG maternal child health/nutrition officers in achieving GHG's program objective 2. § Ensure close coordination and sharing of information with other stakeholders such as district health offices, NGO’s and local authorities, as appropriate and advised by the line manager. § Ensure an integrated approach to program implementation in order to maximize resource utilization and synergy between the staff and different MC programs Monitoring and Evaluation: § Take primary responsibility for district data gathering and documentation of program activities § Compliance with M&E procedures and policies to ensure program impacts and desired results § Analyze project implementation strategies to identify constraints to program success and provide timely recommendations; § Submit timely weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports that will be indicative of program progress during implementation. § In collaboration/consultation with the World Vision MCHN staff periodically supervise various activities implemented on the ground by the partner; § Where needed support external evaluations by research partner Feinstein International Center and other organizations; Other job deliverables § Work closely with the pre-intern and COBERS Ugandan medical students placed in Karamoja health facilities § Recommend program priorities and explore, evaluate and present new opportunities that leverage impact and/or complement core program activities; § Offer onsite technical support supervision to health facilities; with focus on strengthening the functionality of HUMC's and HMIS in health facilities. § Work with the gender advisor to ensure that the needs and priorities of women, men, boys and girls are effectively addressed in the program cycle. This includes but is not limited to, the collection of sex-disaggregated and gender responsive data, developing and implementing gender responsive strategies and plans that reiterates Mercy Corps Uganda's commitment to the promotion of gender equality in its organizational culture and programming. § Where needed support ongoing GHG assessments in economic development, Gender, conflict and governance & facilitate the integration of health related economic opportunities in all GHG program objectives § Conduct oneself professionally and with sensitivity, awareness and respect when working with diverse groups of people, including Mercy Corps staffs, beneficiaries and partner agencies. § Adhere to Mercy Corps policies and procedures KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE: § A Degree in Public Health, Nursing or a related field. § At least 3 years of professional experience working with the government health system is desirable. § Experience in delivering capacity building programs especially on organizational capacity of health facilities and establishing support programs. § Demonstrate knowledge and experience in strengthening HMIS data collection, analysis & reporting § Demonstrable quantitative skills, including familiarity with financial accounting § Proven skills in networking, collaboration, community consultations and organizational development § Fluency in Ngakarimojong and Lebthur is an added advantage § Ability to ride a motorcycle and he/she should be in possession of a valid driving/riding permit § Proven knowledge and capacity in using computer basic applications Ms word, Excel and internet § Intimate knowledge of Uganda’s public health environment and strong familiarity with the publicly funded Health Centre system, particularly in the context of Karamoja. How to apply:Applications:Submit your application including a cover letter clearly stating your salary requirements, CV (with 3 referees), and copies of academic qualifications/certificates to the HR/Admin Manager, Kampala Head Office on 4thFloor Embassy Plaza, Plot 1188-1190 Ggaba Road or to MercyCorps Field Offices in Kotido and Kaabong. E-mailed applications with cover letter tomcuganda@ug.mercycorps.orgwill also be accepted. Deadline for Submission:Close of business on Wednesday, 4th February, 2015.Only short-listed candidates will be contacted by Mercy Corps. MercyCorps is an equal opportunity employer; female candidates are strongly encouraged to appl Share
Uganda: Case Management Specialist/ EpidemiologistClosing date: 2015-02-04Organization: Malaria Consortium Country: Uganda Closing date: 04 Feb 2015 Malaria Consortium is recruiting for a Case Management Specialist/ Epidemiologist to join out team in the Africa Regional Office in Kampala, Uganda. The successful candidate shall work with the Africa Technical Director to provide technical inputs and oversight in the area of malaria case management and disease epidemiology in the region, also to provide technical inputs in the projects with infectious disease surveillance components, provide inputs to progress reports and scientific papers. The post holder will provide this support to projects in the Africa regional portfolio. The successful candidate will have: Clinical background (public health nurse or doctor) and experience in malaria case management Post-graduate degree in epidemiology or related area with at least 5 years’ similar International experience. Research and publication experience. At least 10 years field experience in developing country setting. Demonstrable technical writing skills Excellent written and oral communication skills. Advanced knowledge of statistical and data management software, especially Stata and EpiData. Advanced skills in the use of Microsoft Office software. Willingness to work within a team of technical specialists How to apply:To view the full job description and to apply for the role, please visit our website https://recruitment.malariaconsortiu Share
Uganda: Professional Services ConsultantClosing date: 2015-02-05Organization: FreeBalance Country: Uganda Closing date: 05 Feb 2015 As a Professional Services Consultant at FreeBalance you will have the opportunity to contribute to our on-going success by delivering quality and timely professional services during the roll out of our products and solutions to our customers and partners for all project deployments. Drawing upon your product/solutions expertise and knowledge, you will also provide support to the Support Services, Product Management, and Sales teams, to serve as a subject matter expert for functional analysis, specification development and support for bid submissions. Main Responsibilities: Provide expertise and knowledge of multiple functional areas of expertise, with hands-on experience with FreeBalance products/solutions Review and assemble government financial management system legislation, policies, operations and reporting requirements, all of which are necessary input to the business review and reengineering stage Conduct business requirements review with the client and prepare requirements analyses and system/configuration design related to required government accounting functions Demonstrate the configured FreeBalance software/solution to the client, illustrating the mapping between the process to the technology Prepare configuration blue print documents based on analyzed business processes Develop acceptance test plans and conduct acceptance testing of the configured FreeBalance software/system with the client Develop training material and deliver required product and user training courses, including ‘Train the Trainer’, to meet the client’s needs Transfer knowledge to the client related to project management, change management and correct use of the FreeBalance products/solution as a ‘Super User” Demonstrate strong project management skills including developing project plans and work effort estimates, establishing/meeting financial budgets, utilizing resources effectively, establishing/tracking project progress and accomplishments, and timely project reporting Develop functional specifications to enhance or create new products Evaluate RFPs and proposals for conformance with sound accounting, reporting and financial management practices, and provide level of effort and definition of the work for bid submissions Provide input to product management on functional matters and future product requirements based on feedback from the client Travel internationally Education and Experience: Minimum University degree in Business Administration program specializing in Accounting/Finance or a related field such as Business Administration (MBA), or Certification in Human Resources Minimum 5+ years of experience in Technical ERP implementation Minimum 5+ years’ experience in HR/Payroll ERP implementations with a strong focus on payroll processes, procedures and documentation MUST have previous experience with payroll PMP Certification considered an asset Solid understanding of payroll and human resource processes and procedures in the public sector Demonstrated experience in implementing and deploying software applications, gathering and documenting client’s requirements, particularly for the development and implementation of software applications Information Technology skills would be considered an asset. Strong project management skills and ability to multi-task Strong analytical skills and proven ability to identify and resolve problems Demonstrated experience working with customers resulting in a positive and ongoing relationship Proven ability to deliver effective training programs Ability to travel as required Read, write and speak English fluently This is a full-time position based in Uganda. How to apply:To apply, please visit our website: http://www.freebalance.com/company/jobs_uganda.asp#pro Share
Uganda: Project Manager - KampalaClosing date: 2015-02-06Organization: Montrose Africa Country: Uganda Closing date: 06 Feb 2015 PROJECT MANAGER - Kampala MONTROSE is an international development project management and consultancy company providing support to clients operating in the developing world. Specialized in the sectors of health, education, rural livelihoods and private sector development, our clients include bilateral and multilateral development agencies, the private sector, Non-Governmental Organizations and other development stakeholders. We are seeking an experienced Project Manager for our office in Kampala, Uganda. Key Functions for this Position : 1. Project Management Support · Developing and managing work plans · Ensuring deliverables are of high quality and on time · Managing personnel and technical teams · Ensuring compliance to contracts and standards · Coordinating writing of reports, proofreading and editing · Managing procurement of equipment and supplies · Travel and other logistical arrangements and procedures 2. Technical Inputs Support · Providing technical inputs in relevant areas of technical expertise and experience. · Reviewing, editing and/or writing technical reports · Undertaking research on relevant technical areas. · Where appropriate, undertaking field work related to providing technical inputs 3. Support to Business Development · Carrying out research on potential clients and opportunities. · Drafting components of proposals as required · Supporting identification of consultants for work on new and/or existing contracts. · Administrative support to business development as required Skills and experience required: · Masters’ Degree in International Development, Public Health, Education or related fields · Minimum five years’ relevant experience in project management or related field · International experience essential · Experience in developing countries an asset · Excellent oral and written communication skills · Strong organisational skills and attention to detail · Highly numerate · Ability to work to tight deadlines and under pressure · High degree of flexibility and creativity · Good inter‐personal skills · Excellent English language skills, knowledge of Spanish and/or French an advantage · Preference to those already located in Uganda · Location: Kampala, Uganda How to apply:If you meet the above qualifications and are interested in this opportunity please submit a detailed CV together with a covering letter explaining how you are suited for the position hr@montroseint.com by Friday 6 Febru Share
Uganda: RE:ADVERTISED: Manager Rights Social Protection and AccountabilityClosing date: 2015-02-06Organization: Platform for Labour Action Uganda Country: Uganda Closing date: 06 Feb 2015 KEY ROLE: Plan, Design, Coordinate, Review and implement all aspects of Rights, Social Protection and Accountability Activities. In relation to national laws and policies, international labour standards and other human rights instruments How to apply:Send your application in writing, including a motivation letter, curriculum vitae, and three references to info@pla-uganda.org; Not later than the 30thDecember 2015. Handwritten applications can be delivered to Plot 68 Kanjokya Street, Kamwokya P.O Box 9714 Kampala - Ugan Share

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