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|[Saved] Uganda: Country Director - UgandaClosing date: 2016-12-08Organization: mothers2mothers Share|
|[Saved] Uganda: Associate Psychotherapist/Trainer (Ugandan National), Fluent in EnglishClosing date: 2016-12-09Organization: Center for Victims of Torture Share|
|[Saved] Uganda: Project Manager (Orange-fleshed sweet potatoes)Closing date: 2016-12-12Organization: Farm Africa Share|
|[Saved] Uganda: Intervention ManagerClosing date: 2016-12-12Organization: Palladium International Share|
|[Saved] Uganda: Nutrition Manager, P-4, Kampala, Uganda, #82860Closing date: 2016-12-13Organization: UN Children's Fund Share|
|[Saved] Uganda: Deputy Chief of PartyClosing date: 2016-12-13Organization: Malaria Consortium Share|
|[Saved] Uganda: Learning and Information Officer-1 Vacancy (Location To Be Determined; Moroto/Nakapiripirit) Open to Ugandan Nationals OnlyClosing date: 2016-12-15Organization: Mercy Corps Share|
|[Saved] Uganda: Director of Health Service DeliveryClosing date: 2016-12-16Organization: Jhpiego Share|
|[Saved] Uganda: ICLA Project Assistant - Uganda Nationals Only - UgandaClosing date: 2016-12-16Organization: Norwegian Refugee Council Share|
|[Saved] Uganda: Driver/MechanicClosing date: 2016-12-18Organization: Danish Refugee Council Share|
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Uganda: Country Director - Uganda
Closing date: 2016-12-08Application : Apply for the job
Closing date: 08 Dec 2016
Uganda Country Director
The Country Director (CD) will strategically lead the development, expansion and implementation of the mothers2mothers (m2m) operations in Uganda with the support of a multi-disciplinary in-country team ensuring alignment to the m2m strategic plan and organizational direction. The position is based in Uganda, reporting to the Chief Operations Officer.
Key Performance Areas:
Lead the development, expansion, implementation and review of m2m operations, country strategy and operational plans aligned to the organisation s strategic plan.
Lead the design, implementation, and improvement of all m2m programme activities in Uganda, including strategic innovations related to scale up of geographical and technical scope, aligned to donors, MOH, and m2m priorities.
Represent m2m with international, national, and regional stakeholders, partners, government, and donors in promotion of the organisation s strategic objectives.
Build, maintain and manage effective and efficient organisational operating systems to support programme service delivery such as finance, administration, IT, and HR.
Oversee implementation of evidence programs using Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning methodologies that contribute towards the growth of m2m body of knowledge.
Hold responsibility for corporate governance for m2m Uganda, ensuring compliance with all legal requirements.
Qualifications and Experience Required:
Masters degree in public health, international development, management, or a related field
Minimum of 10 years experience in public health management
Programming experience and technical competence in HIV/AIDS, PMTCT, and RMNCH
At least 3 years in a management position, supervising senior staff, in an international or intercultural environment at the national / country level
Familiarity with public health, Ministry of Health and the donor and national leadership context, systems and processes in Uganda
Fluency in English essential
Excellent leadership skills
Advanced skills in strategic and analytical thinking, problem-solving and decision-making
Demonstrated excellent writing ability
Strong financial management skills
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
High level of computer literacy (MS Office Suite)
How to apply:
Interested applicants should apply for this position via https://www.m2m.org/careers/by 8 December 2016.
Uganda: Associate Psychotherapist/Trainer (Ugandan National), Fluent in English
Closing date: 2016-12-09Application : Apply for the job
Organization: Center for Victims of Torture
Closing date: 09 Dec 2016
Psychotherapist/Trainer Job description 2
Clinical Management: in collaboration with Psychotherapist/Field representative manage performance of supervisees; manage day-to-day operations
Training: in collaboration with the Psychotherapist/Trainer, design and carry out training programs, including didactic training sessions, mentoring, modeling and close supervision, for local psychosocial counselors (PSCs) and other CVT local partners. Continually assess development of counselors and adapt training to meet their needs.
Community Assessment: support and mentor PSCs to complete needs assessments in order to identify target populations, and to determine appropriate mental health interventions for people who have been tortured and/or traumatized by war.
Collaboration: participate in designing, planning and implementation of service in coordination with partner organizations inlcuding referral system and liaison with service providers groups and provide training to these organizations to better address the needs of torture survivors in the project areas.
Supervision: attending to regular on-line (or face to face) supervision session with the Clinical Advisor in order to discuss MH program development, critical clinical aspects, and personal development and self-care issues.
Reporting: Contribute to the writing and submission of regular reports regarding clinical and training activities.
Program/Project Evaluation: with country team and in consultation with Headquarters staff, participate in the design and implementation of program and project evaluation.
Perform other duties as assigned by direct supervisors in the implementation of program activities, and in collaboration and coordination with the Psychotherapist/Trainer.
Associate Psychotherapist/Trainer Job description 3
- Advanced degree in Psychology, Counseling, or related field. Masters degree or equivalent required.
- Extensive experience providing individual and group psychotherapy to trauma survivors.
- Experience working in the field of torture treatment highly desirable.
- Understanding of and extensive experience implementing culturally appropriate mental health interventions, including individual, group and community-based approaches for people who have suffered torture and trauma.
- Understanding of and experience developing curricula and providing training for mental health counselors, on topics including theory and practice of psychotherapeutic approaches, effects of trauma and war, and treatment planning.
- Experience working in local and regional contexts.
- Experience supervising mental health counselors preferred.
- Skilled at carrying out program needs assessments, program development, and program evaluations.
- Demonstrated flexibility to adapt to changing program requirements, client needs, and political climate.
- Skilled at working as a member of a team and independently.
- Ability to travel regularly according to the project needs.
Fluency (spoken and written) in English
Certificates, licences and Registration Certification or licensure as a Psychologist or therapist, preferred
How to apply:
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, and 3 professional references to UgandaAdmin@cvt.orgincluding the job title in the subject line of your email. Applications will be accepted through December 9th , 2016.
Uganda: Project Manager (Orange-fleshed sweet potatoes)
Closing date: 2016-12-12Application : Apply for the job
Organization: Farm Africa
Closing date: 12 Dec 2016
Farm Africa is currently seeking an experienced project manager to join our team in Uganda. The post-holder will responsible for managing and delivering a three year project to improve livelihoods and incomes of 1,000 farmers in Teso sub-region through developing the production, processing and marketing of orange-fleshed sweet potatoes (OFSP).
The project manager will be based in Soroti, and will be working independently although they will receive some administrative and logistical support from the wider team who are engaged on other projects. This is a varied and hands-on role which includes project planning and reporting, hands-on delivery and working with our partner organisation to build their business capacity.
Suitable candidates will have a degree in agribusiness or a related field, and a minimum of three years experience of implementing agricultural marketing projects with smallholder farmers. Detailed knowledge of the OFSP value chain would be an advantage. In addition, practical experience of capacity building small farmer-focused organisations will also be required.
How to apply:
Please visit the jobs page of our website if you are interested in this role and would like more information or details of how to apply: www.farmafrica.org/jobs/jobs
Uganda: Intervention Manager
Closing date: 2016-12-12Application : Apply for the job
Organization: Palladium International
Closing date: 12 Dec 2016
NU-TEC is a five year DFID funded programme that aims to increase the incomes and climate resilience of poor men and women in northern Uganda (NU) by (a) stimulating sustainable, pro-poor growth in selected agricultural markets and (b) improving the position of poor men and women within these market systems, to make them more inclusive for poor people. Palladium International manages the programme on behalf of DFID.
The Intervention Manager will lead and manage 2-3 programme interventions. This will involve the design, strategy, planning, communicating, monitoring and reporting on all assigned interventions. S/he will develop and maintain close relationships with businesses while overseeing and coordinating the implementation of project interventions. Though based in Gulu, this post will require frequent travel to other parts of Northern Uganda. The NU-TEC staff work as an integrated team. The Intervention Manager will be expected to contribute to other aspects of the programme in collaboration with other Intervention Managers or Marketing Managers.
- Conduct research into relevant market systems and trends to identify opportunities for interventions
- Assist in stakeholder analysis of selected commodity chains and identify and establish contact with potential firms or other market actors
- Liaise with the Results Measurement (RM) team on the development of appropriately tailored research tools and methods for the collection and collation of relevant intervention information from the field
- Assist to update and supervise RM aspects of the intervention activities, including establishing baselines, indicators, and results.
Assist in collecting baseline data related to interventions targeted for study or implementation by the project.
Formulate strategies to develop markets in the selected commodity chains and seek opportunities to work as per the NU-TEC MD sector strategy. Develop intervention strategies and implementation procedures in a participatory manner with key stakeholders.
Ensure the appropriate communication of clear intervention guidelines, expected outcomes, timeframe and workplan to all relevant parties
Assist the Marketing Managers in the development of relevant grant agreements, MoUs, ToRs and any other administrative requirement for the interventions
Conduct regular field visits to ensure proper implementation of activities
Remain well aware of developments in the relevant sectors/markets/commodity chains.
Work with the RM to design appropriate tools for monitoring the progress of interventions within the various market sectors. Also liaise with the RM on the conduct of impact assessments for ongoing programme interventions
Refine and adapt the intervention strategies in light of participant and stakeholder requests and changing needs and opportunities, within the overall program of NU-TEC MD.
Help identify market failures and pressure points for addressing these; help identify ways to render a given market more functional and efficient, in a manner that will benefit the programme targets.
Refine and adapt the selected intervention strategies in light of participant and stakeholder requests and changing needs, within the overall program:
Identify priority areas for interventions that will change as opportunities pass or are realised and new ones emerge.
Provide weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports on programme interventions - including impact assessment reports. Also provide relevant ongoing intervention activity feedback including formal and informal feedback from the field.
Represent the programme in selected markets, displaying courtesy, tact, consideration and discretion in all interactions with partners, other members of the programme, and with public.
Understand how the political economy impacts rural markets, and how changes in the functioning of markets may impact the political economy.
Maintain contacts with key stakeholders to increase synergies.
Take part in facilitating and managing the work of partners/co-facilitators/service providers of programme and ensure "value for money" for the tasks given.
Help supervise/facilitate the identification and development of networks among key stakeholders, helping identify common interests between the networks and NUTEC.
Assist in establishing contacts with national and regional institutions, stakeholders and participants that would contribute to the successful implementation of market activities.
Essential Education and Experience Required
- A Master's degree in Business, Economics or Agriculture, Development Studies or other related field with 3 years relevant experience or BS degree in Business, Economics or Agriculture, Development Studies or other related field with at least 5 years relevant experience.
- Relevant work experience should include activities related to agricultural commodities and rural development, or with experience working with the private sector. Critical will be to have knowledge of the institutions, companies and organisations that provide services to the agricultural sector in Uganda.
- Experience in developing simple business plans.
- Experience writing reports; ability to influence a range of people including client organisations, government agencies and other key stakeholders by building constructive relationships through clear communication and generate effective discussion and mutual support for plans and ideas.
- Strong project management expertise, exposure to implementing technical assistance projects, and ability to bring together sector stakeholders would be advantageous.
- Ability to speak Langa or Acholi is desirable.
Key Competencies Required:
- The ability to work within a fast-paced and dynamic environment;
- Excellent communications skills;
- A passion for the international development sector.
Work Rights Candidates who are eligible to work within Uganda are strongly preferred.
How to apply:
Please follow this link to apply: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=ay5rYXVmbWFuLjMyODIwLjM4MzBAcGFsbGFkaXVtLmFwbGl0cmFrLmNvbQ
Uganda: Nutrition Manager, P-4, Kampala, Uganda, #82860
Closing date: 2016-12-13Application : Apply for the job
Organization: UN Children's Fund
Closing date: 13 Dec 2016
If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you.
For 70 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children's survival, protection and development. The world's largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.
Purpose of the Position
The Nutrition Manager reports to the Chief CSD (Level 5) for guidance and general supervision. The Specialist supports the Chief in managing the Section, contributing to knowledge management/innovation and developing/preparing nutrition programs/projects. The Specialist provides authoritative technical guidance and management support throughout the programming processes to facilitate the administration and achievement of concrete and sustainable results in maternal, infant and child nutrition programs/projects according to plans, allocation, results based-management approaches and methodology (RBM) and UNICEF's Strategic Plans, standards of performance and accountability framework.
Key Accountabilities and Duties & Tasks
1. Management and/or advisory support to the Chief
2. Program development and planning
3. Program management, monitoring and delivery of results
4. Advisory services and technical support
5. Advocacy, networking and partnership building
6. Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building
Qualifications of Successful Candidate
Competencies of Successful Candidate
To view our competency framework, please click here.
REMARKS: This is a re-advertisement. Candidates who applied previously will be considered and need not re-apply.
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.
How to apply:
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 organization. To apply, click on the following link http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=498898
Uganda: Deputy Chief of Party
Closing date: 2016-12-13Application : Apply for the job
Organization: Malaria Consortium
Closing date: 13 Dec 2016
MalariaConsortiumhas received funding from USAID/PMI to implement a 5 year project; The Malaria Action Program for Districts (MAPD). This project will aim to prevent and control malaria illnesses and deaths in order to minimize the social economic effects of the disease among the overall population of Uganda and especially in children under 5 years of age. The project began in August 2016, and will cover 43 districts with a total population of more than 13 million.
Malaria Consortium seeks to recruit qualified individual to fill the following position of Deputy Chief of Partywhich will be located in their MAPD project offices in Kampala.
For more information and to apply please visit our website.
Malaria Consortium is one of the world s leading non-profit organisations specialising in the comprehensive prevention, control and treatment of malaria and other communicable diseases among vulnerable and under privileged populations. We increasingly find our work on malaria can be effectively integrated with other similar public health interventions for greater impact and therefore have expanded our remit to include child health and neglected tropical disease interventions.
How to apply:
Uganda: Learning and Information Officer-1 Vacancy (Location To Be Determined; Moroto/Nakapiripirit) Open to Ugandan Nationals Only
Closing date: 2016-12-15Application : Apply for the job
Organization: Mercy Corps
Closing date: 15 Dec 2016
Mercy Corps 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. 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. We are in search of an inquisitive individual to support project staff in Abim, Kotido and Kaabong districts in using a market facilitation approach, conducting research and gathering and analyzing data to deliver top notch results. It is an opportunity for sharp thinkers looking for a serious challenge.
GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY:
The primary focuses of the Learning and Information Officer (LIO) will be to support staff in using a facilitative approach, build data gathering and analytical tools, maintain a set of data on results and behavior change, and conduct research into specific areas of data need. The LIO will ask staff tough questions on their approach, forcing them to consider whether or not their approaches maximize leverage and lead to behavior changes that catalyze systemic changes that grow and last beyond the project's direct intervention. S/he will hold staff accountable for gathering data and keep a system where it is easily accessible when needed. The LIO will also develop and support processes for integrating that information into program design (and re-design). S/he will work with teams to identify critical knowledge gaps and carry out targeted research on those areas, engaging external assistance, when necessary.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Market Facilitation Support:
Coach program staff in use of market facilitation techniques;
Find, organize and share market facilitation resources with program staff;
Challenge program staff to think critically about strategy decisions and reflect on what they are observing.
Monitoring and Evaluation:
Create a dynamic program environment that promotes inquiry;
Develop tools to simplify data gathering and reporting and ensure teams gather and report necessary data, including maintaining Podio entries for mapping progress with partners;
Support program staff in monitoring and evaluating the progress and impact of work including setting and measuring benchmarks along results chains;
Development and maintain a central database to track all IPTT-required project information, and provide to Chief of Party, on request
Prepare data analyses to be used in quarterly strategic reviews, annual reports, and a midterm evaluation.
Conduct research projects on specific subjects critical to team success and recommend hiring of external support, where necessary;
Where needed, support external evaluations by research partner Feinstein International Center and other organizations;
Communication and Publication:
Contribute data, analysis and write-ups to regular organizational publications and reports;
Work closely with the Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning and Communication Manager to develop publishable communication material about GHG;
Author occasional papers for wider distribution;
Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to Mercy Corps and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission;
Other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:
A degree in Statistics, Economics, Quantitative economics. Post graduate diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation is an added advantage
At least 3 years of related professional experience
Demonstrable quantitative skills, including familiarity with database management and analysis
Superior writing and analytical skills
Proven skills in networking, assessing information needs and developing appropriate tools
Excellent reporting, communication and representation skills
Knowledge of Uganda s economy and business environment, particularly in the context of rural development and Karamoja.
A sense of humor on par with one s level of curiosity.
Knowledge of Ngakarimojong language is an asset
How to apply:
Applications:Submit your application through email to firstname.lastname@example.org to the Senior HR and Legal Manager, Mercy Corps Uganda. Include a cover letter clearly stating your salary requirements, CV (with 3 referees), and copies of academic qualifications/certificates. Deadline for Submission:Close of business on Thursday, 15thDecember, 2016.Subject of email should include the position you are applying for**.** Only short-listed candidates will be contacted by Mercy Corps. Mercy Corps is an equal opportunity employer; qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
Uganda: Director of Health Service Delivery
Closing date: 2016-12-16Application : Apply for the job
Closing date: 16 Dec 2016
The Director of Health Service Delivery will provide technical and programmatic oversight and direction in the areas of health services (reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health, as well as HIV prevention, care and treatment and malaria prevention and treatment)for US government funded regional integrated health program in Uganda . This program aims to increase utilization of health services by strengthening systems and improve quality of integrated health services. The project will operate over a 5 year period. Responsibilities include providing leadership and technical and programmatic guidance in the development and implementation of program activities under the leadership of the Chief of Party and in collaboration with the rest of the senior management team. This position will also ensure the technical and methodological soundness of program activities. This position is contingent upon award from USAID.
- Provide technical and programmatic oversight, strategic direction and ensure appropriate support for the implementation of clinical program activities in HIV/AIDS, TB, malaria, nutrition, family planning, and maternal, neonatal and child health care
- Coordinate technical assistance, mentoring and capacity building of health care providers and organization in HIV (HTS, eMTCT, VMMC, Care and Treatment), FP (LARC, short-term methods, counseling), MNH (ANC, seven signal functions related to EmONC, PNC), malaria (MIP, net distribution),
- Develop approach to health care provider skills assessment, capacity building, follow-up and supervision in RMNCAH, HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria
- Identify clinical training needs and assist in the design and implementation of measures to address those needs
- Lead team of advisors to conduct train the trainer sessions, site strengthening, in-service and/or pre-service education, follow-up and supportive supervision to project-supported health facilities
- Develop service delivery strategies for accessing hard-to-reach populations
- Contributes to strengthening the referral system at all levels of health system
- Monitor and track improvements and progress toward quality goals
- Reinforce the peer review process, including sharing lessons learned and best practices adopted, to continually bridge performance gaps
A Master s degree in Public Health or a related field At least 12 years experience with progressively increasing responsibility in designing, managing and implementing complex, large scale public health programs and experience designing and/or leading a highly successful integrated health program in Uganda or in a similar setting At least 6 8 years of experience in RMNCH and/or HIV operational planning Skills in strengthening service delivery programs, training, performance and quality improvement and monitoring and evaluation The ability to liaise with senior MOH officials and dignitaries, executives of NGOs, FBOs, CBOs, the for-profit business community, and senior members of the donor community; Demonstrated in-depth understanding of Ugandan healthcare system, particularly the public health system, experience living and working in Uganda preferred Strong oral and written communication and presentations skills in English; Familiarity with USG administrative, management and reporting procedures and systems; Proven track record managing a project team composed of several technical experts and fostering team work Ability to coach, mentor and develop technical capacity of technical advisers in HIV/AIDS, TB, malaria, nutrition, family planning, and maternal, neonatal and child health care Ability to travel up to 50% time
How to apply:
Uganda: ICLA Project Assistant - Uganda Nationals Only - Uganda
Closing date: 2016-12-16Application : Apply for the job
Organization: Norwegian Refugee Council
Closing date: 16 Dec 2016
ICLA Project Assistant - Uganda Nationals Only - Uganda
Norwegian Refugee Council
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water,sanitation and hygiene sectors.
The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world s largest standby rosters -NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours notice when a crisis occurs
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within Shelter, Education, Food security, Legal Assistance, Camp Management Water, Sanitation and Hygiene sectors.
Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has been implementing projects for Internally Displaced Persons and Refugees in Northern Uganda, West Nile and South Western respectively, since 1997. Having smoothly phased-out by end of August 2014 in the North, NRC reopened from September 2014, to compliment efforts of the Government of Uganda and UNHCR in supporting the South Sudanese Refugees currently settled in the Districts of Adjumani and Arua in West Nile. With funding from SIDA, NMFA, ECHO and UNHCR, NRC will implement integrated projects in Adjumani/Arua/Yumbe refugee settlements.
The Project Assistant will be responsible in the implementation of the project activities.
NRC may be required to verify the identity of its partners/employees and to check that its partners/employees have not been involved in illegal activities. NRC reserves the right to use electronic screening tools for this purpose.
CANDIDATES SHOULD APPLY ON LINE BY GOING THROUGH www.nrc.no. EMAIL AND PAPER APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED
- Support the design of ICLA information campaigns including in the context of the current refugee influx.
- Support the development of information, education and communication (IEC) materials/brochures on HLP, legal identity and HLP and their translation into local languages.
- Organize and ensure the timely implementation of information campaigns under projects for use in the local media including radio stations and TV talk shows and in group information sessions conducted by ICLA to raise awareness of refugees rights, entitlements and responsibilities.
- Support the development of targeted HLP training materials for humanitarian actors and local actors including UN agencies, INGOs, national/local NGOs and refugee leadership.
- Support HLP training sessions and ensure lessons learned are documented for future training.
- Support relevant M&E process for designated project activities under approved project work plan.
- Support the preparation and compilation of weekly, monthly and mid-term report.
- University degree in law, political science, social science or other relevant discipline.
- Diploma with experience will be considered.
- Minimum 3 years humanitarian experience with refugees/internally displaced persons (IDPs) at field level with an NGO or other international organization.
- Experience working as a Project Assistant in a humanitarian/recovery context
- Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
- Documented results related to the position s responsibilities
- Knowledge of English and knowledge of Somali is an asset
- Academy college / University
- Ability to identify vulnerable groups e.g. women at risk, elderly etc
- Ability to work under pressure, establish priorities and plan, coordinate own work plan, use time efficiently and apply judgement in the context of competing deadlines.
- Good interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity
- Excellent oral/communication skills and ability to articulate ideas in a clear and accurate manner including the ability to prepare and edit a variety of written documents, reports and briefs.
- Experience of legal assistance activities and awareness raising campaigns.
- Knowledge of the political and security situation in Uganda
- Salary: As per NRC Uganda Scale
- Duty Station: Kampala
- Travel: Some travelling must be expected
How to apply:
Please, apply through www.nrc.no, then vacancies
Closing date: 2016-12-18Application : Apply for the job
Organization: Danish Refugee Council
Closing date: 18 Dec 2016
Location :Kampala with frequent travel to the field
DRC is an International non-governmental organisation, which promotes and supports durable solutions to the problems faced by refugees and internally displaced people all over the world.
In Uganda, DRC assists the refugees from neighboring countries mainly DR Congo and South Sudan in the South West, West and West Nile region of the country.DRC s assistance to refugees have been both emergency assistance to address the short term influxes from the neighboring countries as well as to address the sustainable solutions for the refugees. DRC is also the lead of a Consortium (Save the Children, ZOA, and CEFORD) for the implementation of an EU Trust Fund project in the refugee settlements in West Nile (Rhino camps, Adjumani and Kiryandongo settlements).
The post refers to a trained Driver/ Mechanic possessing a valid driving license and very good understanding of motor vehicle mechanics, proven by correct certification. The person in the position shall have a correct attitude in the traffic, sensible conduct of driving in different terrains and respect for the authorities and traffic laws in general. The two main objectives for the driver are 1) the safety of the passengers and 2) the flawless condition of the vehicle at all times.
- Report any accident immediately to Logistics Office and to the nearest police station for the purpose of insurance claims, and to the logistics department.
- Advise and/or assist the Logistics Officer on the needed maintenance for both motor-vehicles for the smooth program support.
- Ensures that vehicles are in good mechanical conditions by doing daily check on the Vehicles.
- Testing out motor vehicles so as to see if they are roadworthy and find any faults.
- Accurately estimating the time, cost and materials needed for any repair work
- Test driving cars after they have been repaired to ensure they are safe to drive
- Going through a checklist to ensure that all key mechanical work has been done.
- Perform minor mechanical repairs on DRC cars
- Drive the assigned vehicle in a correct and sensible manner in adherence to this job description, weather and road conditions at all times. The driver should be in possession of all necessary documentation (driving license, personal identification, and order of mission as applicable) and vehicle documentation and always adhere to the maximum speed limits for DRC vehicles 50km/h on a dirt road, 100km/h on a tarmac. When the road conditions are poor, drive as slowly as necessary to facilitate safe passage to the passengers and ensure no damage to the vehicle.
- Maintain the vehicle and the vehicle equipment in perfect shape and report any issues with regards to repairs, need for re-supply or damages, to the Logistics Officer.
- Provide overall maintenance services to the assigned vehicle or any other DRC vehicle in coordination with the car owner. This includes minor repairs of vehicles and vehicle equipment.
- Maintain and update all transport records including vehicle logbooks, maintenance and service records in coordination with the Logistics Officer.
- Report the need to top up fuel card when balance is 500,000/=.
- Perform any other vehicle logistics related task instructed by the Logistics Officer or Country Procurement & Logistics Coordinator.
- Perform the Vehicle morning checkup before any move movement to the field
- To ensure that vehicles interior and exterior are kept clean and tidy at all times
- Report vehicle service need on a service job card at least 300km before final service mileage
- Ensure to maintain all the vehicle safety kits assigned to the vehicle and report immediately any loss or damage to the equipment
- Ensure time sheets are prepared and submitted in time to the Logistics Officer for approval by the last day of every month.
- Perform any other vehicle logistics related task as instructed by the Logistics Officer or Country Logistics and Procurement Coordinator.
- Where appropriate, maintain the vehicle communications (HF, VHF) in accordance with the call signs, terminology and radio discipline provided by DRC. Report any non-functioning communications equipment to Logistics Officer. Stop the car before answering to the mobile phone or reduce speed to 30 km/hour when security conditions do not permit stoppage
The Driver / Mechanic reports to the Logistics officer and has a technical relationship with the Country procurement & Logistics coordinator.
- A Diploma in Motor Vehicle Mechanics.
- Relevant experience of 3 years and above, preferably working in a busy organization INGO environment.
- Excellent communication in English and Knowledge of other local Languages in areas where DRC is currently operating.
- Proven skills in Motor vehicle mechanics
- Experience of working in challenging environments.
- Teamwork spirit and flexibility when applicable.
- Proven ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines and work with limited supervision
- Excellent communication skills, calm and a good sense of humor.
- Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to establish effective working relations at all level
Commitments:DRC has a Humanitarian Accountability Framework, outlining its global accountability commitments. All staff are required to contribute to the achievement of this framework into the work of DRC (http://www.drc.dk/HAF.4265.0.html)
How to apply:
Application and CV
Applications should be in English and include the following:
- A cover letter (1 page) in which you explain why you are interested in the position and how you meet the qualities and qualifications criteria and salary expectations.
- Concise and accurate CV (maximum 3 pages). The CV should include information about your qualification, relevant training courses, Work experience, name and contact details of 3 relevant references.
Please send your Cover letter, CV and Academic certificates by email to email@example.com 18thDecember 2016 5:00pm clearly indicating position name in the subject line.
We thank applicants for their interest in the position however; only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.