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Gender, Youth and Vulnerable Groups Team Leader Job at Mercy Corps


About US:
Mercy Corps is an international non-profit organization which implements high-quality, analytical development 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 recently awarded a market-development focused 5-year USAID/Food for Peace-funded program working in the northern half of Karamoja.

About USAID GHG Program:
The project, called the Northern Karamoja Growth, Health and Governance (GHG) program, 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. A gender strategy was developed for GHG in the first two years and was overseen and implemented by a gender advisor, two gender officers and sector teams. As the program moves into its final three years of implementation, and the team learns from and adapts its interventions to better suit the needs of the local context, it requires assistance from an experienced gender and youth expert who can lead integration efforts, with the support of two gender officers, but also identify areas where the program can better meet the needs of young people, with an emphasis on vulnerable groups.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Technical Capacity:
·         Oversee sectorally-focused gender and youth mainstreaming trainings for all team members.
·         Manage the implementation of GHG’s gender, youth and vulnerable groups’ integration strategies and adapt and improve strategies as needed
·         Support the GHG team to apply gender analysis and youth analysis to current program activities and with new program design.
·         Coordinate gender and youth team activities with other GHG team leaders during regular planning and coordination sessions.
·         Identify the need for and supervise the implementation of activities designed to promote greater access, inclusion and empowerment for traditionally excluded groups (Karamajong traders, adult women, young males, adolescent girls etc.) in the areas of economic development, health and governance and at the household and community levels.
·         Work closely with the M&E team to ensure sex and age disaggregated and gender sensitive data is collected and analyzed in line with Mercy Corps’ Design for Impact Guide (DIG) recommendations
·         Support the Project team in identifying barriers to recruiting and retaining female program staff and maintaining a gender friendly work environment.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·         The ideal candidate for the USAID GHG Gender, Youth and Vulnerable Groups Team Leader should possess a Bachelors’ degree or diploma in international development, women’s studies, gender or a comparable area of study
·         A minimum of five years’ experience in youth civic engagement and/or economic engagement, gender, and development work; with a minimum of three years in field postings
·         Substantial professional background and experience in conducting gender training, gender mainstreaming, SGBV prevention and response and Positive Youth Development (PYD), including market-based employment, civic engagement and participatory M&EL methods.
·         Past experience working in Northern Uganda is a must
·         Karamoja language skills strongly preferred
·         Prior experience working in large scale, complex programs and challenging environments
·         Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
·         Excellent training and facilitation skills
·         Ability and willingness to both lead and follow as appropriate
·         Comfortable working in a dynamic environment with shifting needs and priorities
·         Has an internal and external network of gender experts to draw upon as needed
·         Computer literacy skills i.e. Proficiency with Microsoft Office

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested Ugandan candidates should send their applications including a cover letter clearly stating the salary requirements, updated CV (with three professional referees), and copies of academic qualifications/certificates to the HR/Admin Manager, Kampala Head Office on 4th Floor Embassy Plaza, Plot 1188-1190 Ggaba Road. The E-mail applications with cover letter should be sent to: mcjobs@ug.mercycorps.org

Deadline:  10th July 2015

Administration Officer Job Opportunity at Save the Children

About US:
Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organization for children and has program presence in over 120 countries in the world. Save the Children envisions a Uganda in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We strive to create impact for children by delivering our Programmes through partnerships, by being innovative, by acting as the voice for and of children, and by achieving results at scale.  In Uganda, we implement programmes in six thematic programme areas of Child Protection, Child Rights Governance, Education, Livelihoods & Food Security, Health, Nutrition and HIV/AIDS in development and emergency contexts. Save the Children delivers programs in over 36 districts in the North, Rwenzori, North-Eastern and Central regions of Uganda, Currently, Save the Children has a staff complement of over 200 persons. We save children’s lives. We fight for their rights. We help them fulfil their potential. In 2014, we reached over 143 million children through our work around 52m directly and 91 million indirectly around the world.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal candidate for the Save the Children Administration Officer career opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in humanities or relevant field.
A minimum of three or more years’ experience in office administration or management preferably in an INGO
Computer literacy skills i.e. working knowledge especially MS Word, Excel, Power Point, email & Internet use.
Past exposure and experience of working with local partners and District Local Government in Child Rights Governance, Health, Nutrition, Education, HIV/AIDS or Child Protection is an added advantage.
Excellent analytical skills and strategic planning abilities.
Ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team.
Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.
Willingness to travel and work in hard-to-reach areas, occasionally under strenuous conditions.
Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.
Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.
Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching.
Excellent time management and planning capacity.
Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to send their application letters with detailed CVs indicating three referees, two of whom should have been direct supervisors should be submitted to: uganda.recruitment@savethechildren.org addresses to:

The Director of Human Resources & Administration,
Save the Children,
Plot 68/70, Kira Road,
Kampala. Uganda.

NB: Testimonials/certificates should not be attached to applications.

Deadline: 17th July 2015.


E-Card Sales Executives Jobs at Kimberly Ryan

Kimberly Ryan provides an Outsourcing solution that not only exceeds your needs but ensures Return on Investment. Their outsourcing services include; Employee Outsourcing, Managed Payroll Services, Business Process Outsourcing and Function Outsourcing. They would like to recruit for a valuable client, a reputable Multinational and Pan African bank with over 13 branches in Uganda.

Job Summary: The E-Card Sales Executives will support the Bank through growing its sales for the E-card services.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·         The incumbent will be in charge of the promotion and selling of E- Banking cards.
·         Guide and provide information to clients about the E-Banking services and the card.
·         The incumbent will render assist the prospective clients with any other requirements as and when required.
·         Ensure that the assigned target is achieved.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·         The ideal candidates for the Banking E-Card Sales Executive Jobs should possess a minimum of one year’s experience in sales
·         Computer literacy skills i.e. proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word and Access and image manipulation programmes.
·         Result oriented and task driven
·         The incumbent should also be highly passionate and crazy about sales
·         Ability to afford daily transport

Remuneration and Benefits:
·         This is an entirely commission based job
·         Great learning experience in a banking environment

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their updated CVs including a working telephone contact via E-mail urgently to recruituganda@kimberly-ryan.net urgently. The subject of the E-mail should clearly be labeled “E-Card Sales Executive.”


Programme Officer Job Vacancy at Embassy of Sweden


About Embassy:
The Embassy of Sweden in Kampala has a broad mandate to promote Swedish-Ugandan relations through political dialogue, development cooperation, trade and investment, cultural exchange and through service to Swedish and foreign citizens with issues related to Swedish authorities. Sweden is strengthening its engagement with Uganda in the area of trade and investment, and has embarked on a new programming period of its bilateral development cooperation.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Significantly contribute to portfolio development of the country programme;
The Program Officer will be in charge of the management of contributions, including preparations, risk analysis, performance review, financial monitoring and auditing;
Actively participate in trade promotion activities;
Significantly contribute to reporting in the area of environment/ climate change, inclusive growth and economic development;
Serve as the primary focal point for the Embassy on environment and climate change;
Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal candidate for the Programme Officer for Inclusive Growth and Climate Change should hold an advanced academic degree in relevant field;
A minimum of seven years of professional experience in the field.
Detailed working and understanding of environment and climate change;
Documented knowledge in economics;
Excellent analytical capacity;
Possess excellent written and oral communication skills;
Excellent command of both written and spoken English;
Excellent interpersonal skills and experience of working in a multicultural environment;
Ability to adhere to rules and regulations of the Embassy of Sweden;
Motivation to promote Swedish policies and values.

How to Apply:
All interested candidates are encouraged to e-mail their updated CVs and cover letter explaining suitability for the post and how they meet the requirements, including three professional referees and copies of certificates to the address below.

Please clearly mark in subject field or on envelope: “Embassy of Sweden - PO Climate Change”

E-mail to: application@ppg.co.ug

People Performance Group
Plot 8 Kitante Close, Kitante
P.O. Box 12405, Kampala, Uganda

NB: Attachments may not fill more than 2 MB. While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.

Deadline: 13th July, 2015 by 2PM

Assistant Information Officer Jobs at Civil Aviation Authority


Job Ref: CAA/ADV/EXT/04/2015

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Information Management Process:
The incumbent will make sure there is proper maintenance and smooth running of the Library/Information Centre.
Implements library rules and regulations
Ensures the efficient implementation of mechanisms, systems and regulations necessary to run the library /information centre professionally.
Organises library records of cataloguing and classification of books and periodicals to ensure easy retrieval for CAA staff/users.
Actively participates in the review of the Information Centre systems to ensure compliance to policies and procedures for the department
Maintains information in a neat and presentable manner.
Expeditiously follows the correct procedure for archiving and safeguarding information against loss and destruction.
2. Managing of library correspondence and inquiries:
The Assistant Information Officer conducts regular exchange of correspondence with networking partners in order to share information
The incumbent will use the internet to update information and search for relevant information for users to ensure use of current and diverse information.
Provides accurate and timeous responses to users and handles library correspondence and queries
Actively participates in the production of regular bulletins/circulars to users to promote use of the library services
Ensures new information, rules and regulations is communicated to potential users.
3. Cataloguing and classification of CAA library material:
The job holder will be responsible for indexing books and periodicals according to the various functions of CAA and/or aviation functions for timely search and retrieval by users.
Process organisation’s library materials ensuring proper cataloguing and classification of books and periodicals.
Ensures appropriate cataloguing of classified and confidential information and monitors access to approved personnel only

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal candidate for the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Assistant Information Officer career opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Librarianship and Information Science (BLIS)
At least five years’ experience in a reputable organization , two years practical experience in a similar job
Computer literacy skills i.e. competent in the use and management of Records Management Software.
Excellent interpersonal skills
Ability to work with minimum supervision
High personal initiative
Highly innovative
Age: Below 30 years

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the aviation industry are encouraged to send their hand-written applications with detailed CVs and copies of academic certificates plus transcripts with the Job reference number (check beginning of this advert) clearly marked at the top left hand corner of the envelope should be sent to the address below, before close of business on. Please indicate your (day time) phone contact.
The Director Human Resource and Administration,
Civil Aviation Authority (Head Office),
P .O. Box 5536, Kampala. Uganda

Deadline: 6th July, 2015

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