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Health & Nutrition Specialist job at the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

Posted by Elaine Julia  | 


Job Title: Health & Nutrition Specialist, P-4, Kampala
Organisation: United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

Job Purpose: Under the general guidance of the Chief, Health and Nutrition (Alive Programme), you will be responsible for the overall management, development, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of maternal and newborn health programme in the context of ‘Keeping Children Alive’.

Duties & Responsibilities:
·         Support the development, implementation and financing of detailed sectoral work-plans and budgets for scaling-up of maternal, neonatal Survival interventions through the continuum of care encompassing maternal and new-born nutrition and HIV/AIDS intervention.
·         Formulates and develops integrated facility- and community-based strategies, methodologies and innovative approaches and implements based on results-based approach and Human Rights framework by broad participation and collaboration with internal and external partnership.
·         Establish partnerships for sustained maternal and newborn health and play a convener role in advocating for and leverage resources for a sustainable scaling-up and replication of effective and integrated maternal, neonatal and EMTCT interventions; performance-based financing of districts in the implementation of the Uganda Essential Health Package.
·         Reviews and evaluates the technical, institutional and financial feasibility and constraints of maternal and newborn Health programmes in coordination and collaboration with government and other partners.
·         Contribute to the Situation Analysis, its periodic update, and all programme documents to formulate effective Health goals, strategy, and project planning and development, in relation to Maternal and New-born health.
·         Provides in-country technical and operational leadership and guidance to government and non-government organizations at the national, regional and provincial levels in the planning, development and scaling-up key maternal, neonatal survival interventions, including maternal and new-born nutrition and HIV interventions and applicable innovative E-health strategies and linkages with mTrac and U report
·         Undertakes field visits in order to monitor and evaluate maternal, newborn Health programme performance/implementation; identifies problems and proposes remedial action; identifies alternative courses of action, to accelerate/improve efficiency of programme delivery.
·         Plans, organizes and conducts training and orientation activities for government personnel and beneficiaries, for the purpose of capacity building at the central and regional levels, and expansion of coverage of services.
·         In collaboration with the Nutrition and ANC/HIV/AIDS Specialists, develops the work-plan for the maternal and newborn health components of the Child Survival programme and monitors compliance to ensure that maternal and newborn HIV and nutrition intervention are integrated; objectives and targets are met and achieved.
·         Ensures training needs are met, and provides on-the-job training.
·         Coordinates with Operations/Supply staff on supply and non- supply assistance activities.
·         Approves disbursement of funds ensuring proper utilization and accountability, and those activities are within established plans of action, and the programme budget allotments.
·         Coordinates activities and exchanges information/ideas with other programmes, to contribute to achievement of overall country programme objectives.
·         Participates in establishing effective monitoring, information and reporting systems, and in the development of communication materials and strategies to support advocacy and community participation.
·         Participates in the preparation of all programme reports for management, Board, donors, budget reviews, programme analysis, annual reports, etc.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
·         Advanced university degree in Public Health and Nutrition (preferably with specialized training in public health and nutrition planning, maternal, newborn health and nutrition education, health care system management, HIV/AIDS prevention, immunization, or epidemiology), Child Development, Social Policy, Social Development, Community Development, or other relevant disciplines.
·         Eight years of professional work experience at the national and international levels in planning, programming, implementation monitoring and evaluation of maternal and newborn health and HIV/AIDS programmes relevant to child survival, health & nutrition care.
·         Professional work experience in a managerial position, or a technical expert position in health, nutrition, and newborn survival & health care.
·         Developing country work experience and background/familiarity with Emergency. Fluency in English. Knowledge of another UN language and local language of duty station is an asset
·         A first level university degree with a relevant combination of academic qualifications and experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Competencies:
·         Communicates effectively to varied audiences, including during formal public speaking.
·         Able to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment.
·         Sets high standards for quality of work and consistently achieves project goals.
·         Has good leadership and supervisory skills; co-ordinates group activities, ensuring that roles within the team are clear.
·         Translates strategic direction into plans and objectives.
·         Analyzes and integrates diverse and complex quantitative and qualitative data from a wide range of sources.
·         Quickly builds rapport with individuals and groups; maintains an effective network of individuals across organizational departments.
·         Identifies urgent and potentially difficult decisions and acts on them promptly; initiates and generates team- and department-wide activities.
·         Demonstrates, applies and shares expert technical knowledge across the organization.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organisation. If you want a challenging career while improving the lives of children around the world UNICEF, the leading children’s rights organization, would like to hear from you.

How to apply:
Visit us at www.unicef.org/about/employ to register in our new e-Recruitment system and apply to this and other vacancies, quoting E-VN-2012-001420. Applications must be received by 8 October 2012.
Please note that only candidates who are under serious consideration will be contacted.
In the selection of its staff, UNICEF is committed to gender balance and diversity without distinction as to race, sex or religion, and without discrimination of persons with disabilities: well qualified candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Visit us at www.unicef.org/about/employ to register in our new e-Recruitment system and apply to this and other vacancies, quoting E-VN-2012-001420. Applications must be received by 8 October 2012.
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PROJECT MANAGER DISASTER PREPAREDNESS JOB AT UGANDA RED CROSS SOCIETY

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Job Title: Program Manager –Disaster Preparedness & Response
Grade: UR 4:1
Reports to: Director, Disaster Management
Location: National Headquarters Kampala
Duration: 2 years
Organisation: Uganda Red Cross Society

Duties & ResponsibilitiesSpecific Responsibilities included but not limited to:
·         Ensures support on emergency preparedness planning throughout contingency plans working with DM Structures in the branch of the region wide preparedness work plans
·         Monitor and develops understanding of ongoing context , vulnerabilities and produces occasional updates
·         Support the directorates to initiate responses to emergencies in consultation with assistant Director

Qualifications, Skills & Experience
·         A post Graduate qualifications in social sciences or discipline relevant to development or Disaster Management or Risk Reduction
·         3 years of progressive experience gained preferably NGO /Agency is required

Competencies
·         Ability to work and establish a working relationship with communities with government and NGO representatives , Analytical skills , numeracy and financial management
·         Ability to communicate effectively with persons at all levels
·         Good working knowledge of disaster
·         Knowledge of MS packages and web based management systems

How to Apply;
Application with copies of Curriculum Vitae , names of three professional referees and copies of certified copies
The Secretary General ,Uganda Red Cross Society
P.O Box 494 Rubaga Road plot 551/555,Kampala Uganda
Deadline:  5th October 2012
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DATA MANAGEMENT DEGREE JOB AT MAKERERE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH

Posted by Elaine Julia  | 


Job Title: Data Manager
Organisation: Makerere University School of Public Health

Duties and Responsibilities
·         Develop an in-depth of the program research study’s design , goals and implementation so that she/he participate fully in the succession execution of the study
·         Develop , support and manage data bases for MARPS surveillance project
·         Undertake a wide range of data management process including data security ensuring all data are entered routinely
·         Perform data cleaning and ensure all data is entered Provide feed back to the project manager deficiencies
·         Report writing skills

Qualifications, Skills & Experience
·         A Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or statistics and Information Technology
·         Ability to design / develop computer databases demonstrated with epi-info , STATA / SAS programming for data manipulation/ report writing production , processing and documentation skills
·         Must have interpersonal skills
·         Field experience with Data collection is essential

Qualifications, Experience and Skills
·         Two years working experience in Data Management
·         Experience in monitoring and evaluation will be an added advantage

Basis of Offer: The position will be offered on contractual basis for 2 years renewable upon satisfactory performance

How to Apply;
Suitable applications should send an application letter , detailed curriculum vitae with names and addresses and telephone contacts of professional referees and photocopies of other related supporting documentation
The Dean, Makerere University School of Public Health
P.O Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
Hand Deliver Room 215 2nd floor Mak/SPH New Mulago Complex
Application should be marked SPH –Data Manager and should the above address with 1 October 2012
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EVALUATION CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST NGO JOB AT GERMANS GIZ

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Job Title: Evaluation Capacity Development Specialist (Local Advisor)
Organisation: GIZ-uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Organizational Description
The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) has set up the Evaluation Capacity Development (ECD) Fund with the aim to strengthen capacities, resources and capabilities for evaluations in countries that are committed to development and offer a conducive political environment. The Office of the Prime Minister has asked BMZ to finance an ECD project in Uganda. The objective is to support ministries, public institutions and society organisations in the use professional evaluation for decision making. ECD Uganda focuses on four results areas: (1) Strengthening general awareness and understanding of the purpose and use of evaluations, (2) Developing Ugandan evaluation standards in consultation with the Evaluation Sub-Committee {ESC); (3) Tailored and practice-oriented short-and medium term training courses on specific evaluation issues and methods.; and (4) Establishing a Masters Course Evaluation in a blended learning format at Makerere University.

Scope of responsibility and reporting:
The Evaluation Capacity Development (ECD) Specialist will support the ECD Project with the objective of strengthening coherent and timely implementation of ECD project activities.
The ECD Specialist will be responsible for managing the ECD work plan in close consultation with the ECD Coordination Team and to coordinate the provision of GIZ support for specific activities.
S/he will report to the GIZ Team Leader

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
S/he will manage the ECD work plan in close cooperation with the ECD coordination team, in particular through:
Supporting OPM in the preparation of annual ECD operational plans;
Helping to ensure the feasibility and coherence of project activities and targets;
·         Supporting the Coordination Team in the preparation of an ECD communication strategy under Component 1;
·         Working with the OPM coordination team in the development of an effective training strategy under Components 3;
·         Preparation of TOR for standards committee in cooperation with the ECD coordination team under Component 2;
·         Strategizing the involvement/targeting of stakeholders and organizations working on evaluations in Uganda in Components 1, 2 and 3 through (1) mapping of actors and institutions involved in evaluations in Uganda (2) developing approach papers which detail the involvement to scaling up capacity development, (3) prepare and monitor (gender sensitive) targets for stakeholder involvement and (4) organizing stakeholder consultation meetings to share experiences on issues of evaluation.
·         Support the OPM coordination team in designing a capacity development program for a professional association for evaluators;
·         Working with the Results M&E Lead in the streamlining the results framework and preparation of an effective monitoring strategy for ECD activities outputs and outcomes; and
The Advisor will have the main responsibility for rolling out the basic evaluation training and information events for selected MDAs, CSOs and the private sector under Components 1 and 3, This includes:
·         Conducting a training needs assessment for OPM. Evaluation Sub-committee, selected MDAs, CSOs and the private sector
·         Working with OPM in the identification of trainers and preparing an agreement with local trainers to provide basic training under this projects
·         Strategic targeting of stakeholders within selected MDAs, CSOs and the private sector;
·         Preparing a training programme in cooperation with the trainers;
As part of the GIZ team S/he will coordinate the timely provision of GIZ inputs, in particular through:
Preparing/maintaining quarterly schedule of workshops, trainings and meetings to be supported/organised by GIZ;
Preparation of TOR for consultants, trainings, workshops, conferences and major information events;
Liaise with consultants and trainers regarding timing of inputs and maintaining a schedule of inputs;
Compiling quarterly reports on activities supported by GIZ and Documenting results from GIZ contribution

Qualifications, Skills & Experience
At least M A, Degree on M & E, social sciences, economics, business administration or related fields
Proven record on managing and/or implementing evaluations.
A Working experience with public and the private sector.
A Sound knowledge of diverse methods for (qualitative and quantitative) research.
A Networked within (national) evaluation community,
Previous experience with bilateral capacity building programmes, as trainer or in the management of capacity development measures.
A Strong coordination and communication skills
A Knowledge of GIZ approach (Capacity Works) and organization would be an advantage.
How to Apply
Submit your applications to:
The Human Resources Department,
GIZ Office, 23 Nakasero Rd Kampala.
Email: secretariat.giz-uganda@gtz.de
Deadline: 5th October, 2012
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PARTNERSHIP COORDINATOR JOB AT THE UGANDA WILD LIFE AUTHORITY

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Job Title: Partnership Coordinator
We are retained by Uganda Wildlife Authority to assist identify qualified, experienced and competent individuals of integrity to fill seven senior positions in its headquarters in Kampala.
UWA is a semi-autonomous agency under the Ministry of Tourism Wildlife and Antiquities. It was established in 1996 by the Wildlife Act Cap 200 of 2000. Its mission is to conserve and sustainably manage the wildlife and protected areas in Uganda in partnership with the neighboring communities and other stakeholders for the benefit of the people of Uganda and the global community.
Our Client, an equal opportunity employer, is looking for high caliber, self-motivated and results oriented Ugandan professionals to fill the posts. This position is for a period of four years, renewable.
Job Purpose: Reporting to the Director, Legal and Corporate Services, the Partnership Coordinator will initiate and maintain relationships with various stakeholders, individuals, groups and institutions through the development of strategic partnerships for the purpose of facilitating, supporting and boosting UWA operations in line with UWA Mission and Strategic Plan.

Duties and Responsibilities:
·         Initiate and maintain contact with identified partners and interest them on UWA mandate in line with UWA mission and strategic plan.
·         Participate and/or draw project proposals for funding by UWA partners in line with UWA strategic plan, partnership policy and annual operations budgets.
·         Develop partnership coordination policy, work systems and guidelines in line with UWA mission and strategic plan.
·         Coordinate and monitor the activities of the various partners ensuring compliance with approved project and funding documents and in line with UWA mission and strategic plan.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
·         Bachelors degree in natural resource management , business administration or mass communication
·         A masters degree or higher in either mass communication, business management, international relations or a related subject an advantage
·         Postgraduate qualification in any of the aforementioned fields or professional qualification an advantage
·         Computer literate (MS-Office)
·         Minimum of 5 years demonstrated experience in the field of partnership management with both national and international exposure at a senior level
·         Interpretive skills of international and national laws that govern cross border and local strategic relations and protocol
·         Skills in formulating partnership management policies and developing appropriate procedures and systems
·         Coordination and follow-up skills
·         Analytical and decision making skills
·         Ability to coordinate partnership development/ enhancement activities
·         Excellent communication and report writing skills.
·         Excellent lobbying, proposal writing and negotiation skills.

How to Apply
Applications with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, transcripts, names of three referees and the applicant’s daytime telephone contact should be sent to:
Dama Consultants Limited
10th Floor Uganda House
P.O. Box 3967
Kampala
Uganda
Tel: +256-414-235 944
Deadline:  8th October, 2012.

Dama Consultants Limited accepts no liability for incomplete submission, late and/or misdirected transmission of applications.
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ADMINISTRATION MANAGER JOB AT THE UGANDA MARKETING GROUP

Posted by Elaine Julia  | 


USAID Project Administration Degree Jobs at Uganda Health Marleting Group (UHMG) - Administration Manager
Duty Station: UHMG Head Office -Kampala
Reports to: Director Human Resource and Administration
Job Summary:
The primary responsibility of this position is to provide professional guidance and advisory services in managing the Administration portfolio of the organization.
The position holder will also oversee the smooth operation of the office, and ensure that related administrative documents are prepared, followed regularly, and implemented in compliance with the defined systems and processes.
S/he will co-ordinate the process of implementing and reviewing the administration systems of the organization, and communicate organizational policy reviews and updates to ensure compliance. S/he will ensure that UHMG employees are aware of and comply with donor rules, regulations, and standards on procurement integrity and ethics.
This position requires a self-driven, resilient, and flexible person with extensive capacity in the areas of corporate office management, policy formulation, administration, and property management.
The person should be result oriented, have strong conceptual and analytical skills, with expertise in proactive information gathering, analysis and impact monitoring, and should have the capacity to work with minimum supervision.
S/he must focus on quality, improvement effectiveness and efficiency, and model independence, objectivity, ethics, integrity, professionalism, and avoidance of bias and conflict of interest.
Duties & Responsibilities:
The Administration Manager will be specifically responsible for the following tasks:-
·         Develop the annual Administration work-plan and monitor implementation with respective Officers.
·         Supervise administrative staff and undertake periodic evaluation and feedback on their performance. Provide mentoring and coaching for performance improvement and succession planning.
·         Coordinate all administrative and property-management matters of the organization.
·         Support the supervisor in the preparation of board committee meetings, and the record of meeting minutes. Assist in the coordination of board-related matters and preparation of board meetings and documentation.
·         Initiate, coordinate, and monitor implementation and review of office data, and records management systems in collaboration with the supervisor. Ensure up-to-date administrative and contractual records in are maintained by the Administrative Officer.
·         In liaison with the ICT Officer, ensure staff undertake regular electronic filing of data on shared drives as per the ICT policy requirements.
·         Ensure the maintenance of an accessible secure central filing system, and archiving of administrative resource documents.
·         In collaboration with the other directorates of UHMG, ensure compliance with donor procurement and administrative policies and procedures, and compliance with government legal and statutory requirements and regulations.
·         Ensure the regular update of the fixed assets register by the Administrative Officer on a monthly basis.
·         Ensure the maintenance of all office inventory records and the availability of adequate stocks (i.e. stationary, sundries, and cleaning materials).
·         Ensure that monthly stock-taking reports on fixed assets, stationery, sundries, and consumables are prepared by the Administrative Officer.
·         Ensure monthly vehicle and generator maintenance reports and fuel consumption reports are submitted on time by the Transport Officer, and analyzed accordingly for performance checks.
·         Oversee the regular and timely upkeep, maintenance, and repairs of the office premises and assets (i.e. furniture, fittings, equipment, and buildings).
·         Ensure the office compound (both interior and exterior) is maintained in a clean and professional manner, and that gardening and cleaning maintenance services are effected in a timely manner.
·         Manage the asset insurance and vehicle insurance schemes, and coordinate the insurance renewal process in a timely manner.
·         Provide oversight and advice in the planning, preparation, and coordination of monthly all-staff meetings.
·         Ensure a conducive working and safe office environment to staff, that meals are provided in a hygienic  manner that security guidelines are followed to guarantee the security of employees as well as physical assets of the organization, and that security surveillance reports are up-to-date.
·         Coordinate the allocation, management, and use of office space by the respective occupants, ensuring proper  office lay out and outlook. Ensure that the front desk represents the organization to visitors in a professional and ambient manner.
·         In liaison with supervisor, continuously review and amend, organizational policies and procedures to reflect global trends, and ensure they are legally compliant. Share updates with staff on timely basis and ensure policies are well disseminated, received, and understood.
·         Submit weekly, monthly, and quarterly Administration activity reports.
·         Occasionally track human resource and administration-related expenses, and review budget balances.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
·         Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Office Management, or related field. Post graduate Diploma in Management (essential).
·         Masters Degree in Management (an added advantage).
·         At least 3 years experience in management and administration, including the running of a growing organization is mandatory.
·         Experience in general office management, fleet, assets, and stores with large organizations a plus.
·         Demonstrable results in previous work environment would reinforce claims to this experience.
·         Ability to consult, make and implement decisions in line with agreed principles and criteria.
·         Display high ethical standards and integrity, strong personal values and character.
·         Able to think analytically, independently and creatively, and have attention to detail.
·         Must have strong leadership and result-oriented skills, and should be meticulous, and able to work independently, with objectivity and sound judgment.
·         Have self motivation, initiative, hard work, orientation, and good team work/player skills.
·         Have organization and facilitation skills, as well as good communication and feedback skills in person and in writing (reporting).
·         Able to handle multiple and conflicting priorities, and to stand pressure, observe and work under strict deadlines in a multidisciplinary, multidimensional organization.
·         Able to grow in a challenging career and to add value to the organization’s strategic goals, and adapt to change.

How to Apply
Send or deliver your CV, copies of certificates and cover letter clearly indicating position applied for on the 'top left-hand side of the envelope' to:

The Human Resources & Administration Manager,
Uganda Health Marketing Group, Ltd Plot 20-21, 27-28, Martyrs Crescent, Ntinda
P.O Box 4553, Kampala

Deadline: 1st October, 2012
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DIRECTOR TOURISM AND BUSINESS SERVICE JOB AT THE UGANDA WILD LIFE AUTHORITY

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Job Title: Director –Tourism and Business Services
Reporting to: The Executive Director

Job Purpose: The director Tourism and Business Services will develop and implement an overall business plan and General Management plans for protected area estates of UWA; ensure effective revenue generation from all possible business enterprises without compromising on the conservation status of the resources. He /she will undertake evaluation of the implementation of plans in accordance with the strategic plan and the Uganda Wildlife Statute.

Main Duties and Responsibilities are;
·         Prepare a comprehensive Business plan which will include but not limited to tourism development and marketing in accordance with the strategic plan and the wild life act.
·         Develop general management plans for all the protected area estates of UWA provide guidelines in the management of the biodiversity within the protected areas.
·         Provide technical and professional input to field managers in their planning , budgeting and execution of development programs and projects thereby promote business ethics in managing the organization .

Qualifications, Skills & Experience
·         A degree in Tourism or related fields
·         Post graduate diploma in business administration or natural resources management is an advantage.
·         Experience in management, research, tourism and wildlife related work at senior level .

How to apply:
Application with detailed curriculum vitae ,copies of certificates , transcripts ,names of three referees and the applicants daytime telephone contact should be sent to ;
Dama Consultants Limited
10th Floor Uganda House
P. O. Box 3967
Kampala
Uganda
Tel: +256 414-235 944
Dama Consultants Limited accepts no liability for incomplete submission , late and /or misdirected transmission of applications .

Deadline: 8th October, 2012
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EVALUATION DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST JOB AT GERMANS GIZ UGANDA

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Job Title: Evaluation Capacity Development Specialist (Local Advisor)
Organisation: GIZ-uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Organizational Description
The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) has set up the Evaluation Capacity Development (ECD) Fund with the aim to strengthen capacities, resources and capabilities for evaluations in countries that are committed to development and offer a conducive political environment. The Office of the Prime Minister has asked BMZ to finance an ECD project in Uganda. The objective is to support ministries, public institutions and society organisations in the use professional evaluation for decision making. ECD Uganda focuses on four results areas: (1) Strengthening general awareness and understanding of the purpose and use of evaluations, (2) Developing Ugandan evaluation standards in consultation with the Evaluation Sub-Committee {ESC); (3) Tailored and practice-oriented short-and medium term training courses on specific evaluation issues and methods.; and (4) Establishing a Masters Course Evaluation in a blended learning format at Makerere University.

Scope of responsibility and reporting:
The Evaluation Capacity Development (ECD) Specialist will support the ECD Project with the objective of strengthening coherent and timely implementation of ECD project activities.
The ECD Specialist will be responsible for managing the ECD work plan in close consultation with the ECD Coordination Team and to coordinate the provision of GIZ support for specific activities.
S/he will report to the GIZ Team Leader

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
S/he will manage the ECD work plan in close cooperation with the ECD coordination team, in particular through:
Supporting OPM in the preparation of annual ECD operational plans;
Helping to ensure the feasibility and coherence of project activities and targets;
·         Supporting the Coordination Team in the preparation of an ECD communication strategy under Component 1;
·         Working with the OPM coordination team in the development of an effective training strategy under Components 3;
·         Preparation of TOR for standards committee in cooperation with the ECD coordination team under Component 2;
·         Strategizing the involvement/targeting of stakeholders and organizations working on evaluations in Uganda in Components 1, 2 and 3 through (1) mapping of actors and institutions involved in evaluations in Uganda (2) developing approach papers which detail the involvement to scaling up capacity development, (3) prepare and monitor (gender sensitive) targets for stakeholder involvement and (4) organizing stakeholder consultation meetings to share experiences on issues of evaluation.
·         Support the OPM coordination team in designing a capacity development program for a professional association for evaluators;
·         Working with the Results M&E Lead in the streamlining the results framework and preparation of an effective monitoring strategy for ECD activities outputs and outcomes; and
The Advisor will have the main responsibility for rolling out the basic evaluation training and information events for selected MDAs, CSOs and the private sector under Components 1 and 3, This includes:
·         Conducting a training needs assessment for OPM. Evaluation Sub-committee, selected MDAs, CSOs and the private sector
·         Working with OPM in the identification of trainers and preparing an agreement with local trainers to provide basic training under this projects
·         Strategic targeting of stakeholders within selected MDAs, CSOs and the private sector;
·         Preparing a training programme in cooperation with the trainers;
As part of the GIZ team S/he will coordinate the timely provision of GIZ inputs, in particular through:
Preparing/maintaining quarterly schedule of workshops, trainings and meetings to be supported/organised by GIZ;
Preparation of TOR for consultants, trainings, workshops, conferences and major information events;
Liaise with consultants and trainers regarding timing of inputs and maintaining a schedule of inputs;
Compiling quarterly reports on activities supported by GIZ and Documenting results from GIZ contribution

Qualifications, Skills & Experience
At least M A, Degree on M & E, social sciences, economics, business administration or related fields
Proven record on managing and/or implementing evaluations.
A Working experience with public and the private sector.
A Sound knowledge of diverse methods for (qualitative and quantitative) research.
A Networked within (national) evaluation community,
Previous experience with bilateral capacity building programmes, as trainer or in the management of capacity development measures.
A Strong coordination and communication skills
A Knowledge of GIZ approach (Capacity Works) and organization would be an advantage.
How to Apply
Submit your applications to:
The Human Resources Department,
GIZ Office, 23 Nakasero Rd Kampala.
Email: secretariat.giz-uganda@gtz.de
Deadline: 5th October, 2012
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PARTNERSHIP COORDINATOR JOB AT THE UGANDA WILD LIFE AUTHORITY

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Job Title: Partnership Coordinator
We are retained by Uganda Wildlife Authority to assist identify qualified, experienced and competent individuals of integrity to fill seven senior positions in its headquarters in Kampala.
UWA is a semi-autonomous agency under the Ministry of Tourism Wildlife and Antiquities. It was established in 1996 by the Wildlife Act Cap 200 of 2000. Its mission is to conserve and sustainably manage the wildlife and protected areas in Uganda in partnership with the neighboring communities and other stakeholders for the benefit of the people of Uganda and the global community.
Our Client, an equal opportunity employer, is looking for high caliber, self-motivated and results oriented Ugandan professionals to fill the posts. This position is for a period of four years, renewable.
Job Purpose: Reporting to the Director, Legal and Corporate Services, the Partnership Coordinator will initiate and maintain relationships with various stakeholders, individuals, groups and institutions through the development of strategic partnerships for the purpose of facilitating, supporting and boosting UWA operations in line with UWA Mission and Strategic Plan.

Duties and Responsibilities:
·         Initiate and maintain contact with identified partners and interest them on UWA mandate in line with UWA mission and strategic plan.
·         Participate and/or draw project proposals for funding by UWA partners in line with UWA strategic plan, partnership policy and annual operations budgets.
·         Develop partnership coordination policy, work systems and guidelines in line with UWA mission and strategic plan.
·         Coordinate and monitor the activities of the various partners ensuring compliance with approved project and funding documents and in line with UWA mission and strategic plan.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
·         Bachelors degree in natural resource management , business administration or mass communication
·         A masters degree or higher in either mass communication, business management, international relations or a related subject an advantage
·         Postgraduate qualification in any of the aforementioned fields or professional qualification an advantage
·         Computer literate (MS-Office)
·         Minimum of 5 years demonstrated experience in the field of partnership management with both national and international exposure at a senior level
·         Interpretive skills of international and national laws that govern cross border and local strategic relations and protocol
·         Skills in formulating partnership management policies and developing appropriate procedures and systems
·         Coordination and follow-up skills
·         Analytical and decision making skills
·         Ability to coordinate partnership development/ enhancement activities
·         Excellent communication and report writing skills.
·         Excellent lobbying, proposal writing and negotiation skills.

How to Apply
Applications with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, transcripts, names of three referees and the applicant’s daytime telephone contact should be sent to:
Dama Consultants Limited
10th Floor Uganda House
P.O. Box 3967
Kampala
Uganda
Tel: +256-414-235 944
Deadline:  8th October, 2012.

Dama Consultants Limited accepts no liability for incomplete submission, late and/or misdirected transmission of applications.
Note:
• Only short listed applicants will be contacted for interviews
• Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification
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SALES AND MARKETING MANAGER JOB AT UGANDA WILDLIFE AUTHORITY

Posted by Elaine Julia  | 


Job Title: Marketing Manager
We are retained by Uganda Wildlife Authority to assist identify qualified, experienced and competent individuals of integrity to fill seven senior positions in its headquarters in Kampala.
UWA is a semi-autonomous agency under the Ministry of Tourism Wildlife and Antiquities. It was established in 1996 by the Wildlife Act Cap 200 of 2000.  Its mission is to conserve and sustainably manage the wildlife and protected areas in Uganda in partnership with the neighboring communities and other stakeholders for the benefit of the people of Uganda and the global community.
Our Client, an equal opportunity employer, is looking for high caliber, self-motivated and results oriented Ugandan professionals to fill the posts. This position is for a period of four years, renewable.

Job Purpose: Reporting to the Director, Tourism and Business Services, the Marketing Manager will be responsible for planning, coordinating and managing UWA’s marketing functions in accordance with UWA’s mission and strategic plan. He/she will ensure UWA brand remains high to maximize its visibility locally and globally.

Duties and Responsibilities:
·         Develop, manage and review integrated and comprehensive marketing strategies, annual marketing plans and branding activities to achieve financial and non-financial targets
·         Develop, manage and monitor the communication and presentation of marketing programs to both internal and external stakeholders, so as to promote understanding and buy-in of the marketing plans and objectives
·         Develop annual departmental plans and budgets line with the Department’s mission and objectives
·         Develop, monitor, review and implement the customer care strategy and activities of UWA to meet the marketing objectivities and enhance UWA ‘s image in the marketplace.
·         Initiate, develop and monitor mechanisms to designating marketing activities and distributing marketing materials both locally and internationally in line with the marketing plan and strategic objectives.
·         Initiate, develop and monitor the implementation of local, regional and international market research survey strategies to identify product trends, clientele segment and UWA’s competitors in line with the departmental procedures.
·         Develop and maintain strategic alliances with the media service providers including local and international media houses
·         Prepare quarterly, bi-annual and annual reports on departmental performance and submit them to UWA Management in line with the departmental reporting guidelines.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
·         Degree in business administration, marketing, tourism or related field
·         Professional qualification in Marketing (CIMA) is an advantage.
·         Postgraduate qualification in natural resource management, marketing or Tourism is an advantage.
·         Knowledge of relevant foreign language would be an advantage.
·         Minimum of 5 years working experience in marketing roles in the tourism and wildlife sector preferably in both private and public sectors with at least 3 years acquired in a senior management position.
·         Good interpersonal, management, communication, analytical decision making and negotiation skills.
·         Must be computer literate (MS-Office)

How to Apply
Applications with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, transcripts, names of three referees and the applicant’s daytime telephone contact should be sent to:
Dama Consultants Limited
10th Floor Uganda House
P.O. Box 3967
Kampala
Uganda
Tel: +256-414-235 944
Deadline:  8th October, 2012.

Dama Consultants Limited accepts no liability for incomplete submission, late and/or misdirected transmission of applications.
Note:
Only short listed applicants will be contacted for interviews
Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification
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PROCUREMENT MANAGER JOB AT UGANDA WILDLIFE AUTHORITY

Posted by Elaine Julia  | 


Job Title: Procurement Manager
We are retained by Uganda Wildlife Authority to assist identify qualified, experienced and competent individuals of integrity to fill seven senior positions in its headquarters in Kampala.
UWA is a semi-autonomous agency under the Ministry of Tourism Wildlife and Antiquities. It was established in 1996 by the Wildlife Act Cap 200 of 2000. Its mission is to conserve and sustainably manage the wildlife and protected areas in Uganda in partnership with the neighboring communities and other stakeholders for the benefit of the people of Uganda and the global community.
Our Client, an equal opportunity employer, is looking for high caliber, self-motivated and results oriented Ugandan professionals to fill the posts. This position is for a period of four years, renewable.

Job Purpose: Reporting to the Director, Legal and Corporate Affairs, the Procurement Manager will coordinate all procurements in UWA and ensure that procurements are made in a timely manner, and in accordance with the PPDA Act and Regulations 2003.

Duties and Responsibilities:
·         Manage the procurement processes in the Procurement and Disposal Unit.
·         Develop policies and implement cost-effective procurement management systems and procedures
·         Initiate and coordinate the preparation of annual procurement plans and budgets
·         Plan, implement, coordinate and monitor UWA procurement and disposal activities in line with the PPDA Acts and Regulations.
·         Head the Secretariat to the Contracts Committee and liaise with the Public Procurement and Disposal Authority
·         Check and prepare specifications, terms of reference, statements of requirements and bidding documents in liaison with user departments.
·         Prepare advertisements, issue bidding documents, receive bids and provide bid clarification
·         Maintain the approved list of providers/ suppliers
·         Maintain and up-date procurement, stores and disposal records
·         Prepare monthly and quarterly reports to management and the PPDA

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
·         Bachelor’s degree in procurement and logistics
·         Post graduate qualification in business administration is an advantage.
·         Membership of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supplies (CIPS).
·         Training in a relevant computer system for procurement management.
·         5 years experience in a large and reputable organization at management level.
·         Strong communication and interpersonal skills
·         Leadership and team working skills

How to Apply
Applications with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, transcripts, names of three referees and the applicant’s daytime telephone contact should be sent to:
Dama Consultants Limited
10th Floor Uganda House
P.O. Box 3967
Kampala
Uganda
Tel: +256-414-235 944
Deadline:  8th October, 2012.

Dama Consultants Limited accepts no liability for incomplete submission, late and/or misdirected transmission of applications.
Note:
• Only short listed applicants will be contacted for interviews
• Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification
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3M MONTHLY PAY JOB-INFORMATION COMMUNICATION AND MADIA OFFICE JOB AT OXFAM

Posted by Elaine Julia  | 



Job Title: Information Communications and Media Officer
Organisation: Oxfam
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Work Hours: 40 hours per week
Annual Salary: UGX 36.818,972 – 47.611.552 and additional benefits
The function reports to the: Country Director

Oxfam is committed to ridding the world of poverty. We have a conviction that people are well capable of building a livelihood without poverty on their own, once given the chance to do so. Which is why we support local projects in developing countries, why we lobby governments and companies to take into account the interests of the poorest people, and why we campaign to involve Dutch men and women also in our work. We work together with other Oxfam affiliates to Increase our impact on development issues.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:
·         To develop, on the basis of the Oxfam media strategy and knowledge of relevant local and international developments, and in consultation with other Oxfam affiliates, the Oxfam media and communication policy, strategies and action plans for the country and specific media and communication products, to assist in identifying new innovative media and information angles;
·         To proactively identify, meet, establish and cultivate relationships with key media and Diner relevant external contacts, and compile and maintain contacts and general data bases;
·         To contribute to achieving quality, efficiency and impact of the Oxfam information, media, and communication efforts in the country, taking into consideration potential Oxfam brand risks.
·         To facilitate the ability of Oxfam partner/counterparts to work effectively with the media, by organizing capacity building and information sharing:
·         To review and verify fads in policy, and communication documents produced by Oxfam affiliates as needed. In consultation win the Country Director, to act as a public spokesperson by liaising with media and other external parties and give interviews;
·         To ensure/contribute to the production of bi-weekly or such other situation reports to inform relevant Oxfam structures of all relevant aspects of Oxfam work in the country/region as well as briefings on the current context within which the Oxfam programme is working;
·         To ensure updated information and knowledge on the latest developments in the country rotated to the humanitarian and development context and provide monthly for bi – weekly progress reports of the international and national Oxfam media and advocacy work and others as required;
·         To ensure/contribute to the production of accurate and timely minutes/reports of Oxfam meetings, and to ensure Humanitarian data, policy advocacy and communication/media documents are archived appropriately
·         To serve as the “to go to person” on all SMS communication needs of the Oxfam team and to liaise with the relevant parts of the Oxfam confederation. This Includes preparing, updating and Implementing the Oxfam SMS and other communication plans.
·         To maintain and update the Uganda pages in sumus as well as disseminate needed information to all relevant stakeholders includes coaching and training staff on sumus navigation
·         Gather case studies and take photos for fundraising and other 01 purposes as required by Affiliates and Oxfam International etc.
·         Manage the information flow within Uganda but also be a part of a-wider communications network – one Oxfam network (liaise with countries across the Confederation).

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
·         A minimum of Bachelor degree in Communications. Information and Media, or related field
·         You can demonstrate several years of working experience in the held of Media, communication and information.
·         You have experience working in international development organizations and/or (global) networks.
·         You are able to coordinate external and internal processes and have strong organizational skills.
·         You work in a result-orientated manner.
·         You work well in a team and have outstanding social and intercultural skills
·         You have good written and oral skills
·         You have an excellent command of spoken and written English

How to Apply
If you think that you are our candidate, please apply on line by sending your CV and covering letter ONLY explaining why you are our ideal candidate for the job to kampalajobs@oxfam.org.uk . Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted Please don’t send your academic credentials with your application. Send CV and cover letters only.

Deadline: 5th October, 2012

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