Monday, September 26, 2016

Belgian Development Agency,Intervention Manager And International Pedagogy & Teacher Education Expert Uganda

Closing date: 16 Oct 2016
In view of the further development of its activities BTC is currently looking for a (m/f):
Ref.: UGA/15/031-1
Location: Kampala (Uganda) with regular fie

International Fertilizer Development Center,Gender & Youth Advisor Jobs in UGANDA

Closing date: 03 Oct 2016
Position: ** Gender & Youth Advisor

Project: REACH-Uganda Project
Duty Post: Kampala
Grade: 8
Duration: Four year project
The International Fertilizer Development Ce

Mercy Corps,Logistics Officer Jobs in Uganda

Based in Kampala ( Open to Uganda Nationals )

Closing date: 03 Oct 2016
Mercy Corps has been operating in Uganda since 2006 and works to catalyze change makers within the Ugandan private sector, civil society and government to create economically dynamic, healthy and secure co

Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa,Finance Officer Jobs in Uganda

Closing date: 30 Sep 2016
JobSummary: Under the direct supervision of the Head of Finance and Administration and SIHA Regional Director this is a medium level accounting position that performs various accounting and finance tasks according to SIHA work standard operating procedures.
Duties & Responsibilities

Akola Project,Country Director Jobs in Uganda

Closing date: 01 Nov 2016
Country Director manages all human resources for Akola Uganda; Responsible for building healthy work environment and positive working relationships with all women’s groups and communities; Manage all empowerment, ministry and educational programs and program staff including monitoring and evaluation; Host all visitors
Leadership (30%)
·         Lead Akola Project staff and beneficiaries in a way that facilitates a high performance egalitarian culture of learning and development, trust and integrity
·         Lead organization-wide meetings as required
·         Seek understanding with and unified leadership alongside the leadership team in the spiritual development, social development and economic development of Akola Project women and involvement in Uganda
·         Provide a good example of good stewardship with time, resources and privilege for the staff, employees and women's groups
·         Serve as an active advocate for Akola Project, promoting the vision, mission, and goals of the organization amongst the community at all times to ensure the organization maintains a positive public standing
·         Manage weekly leadership and professionalism training for all Akola staff members and provide mentoring and coaching as required
·         Directly manage Akola’s Empowerment Team
Empowerment Programs (40%)
·         Work closely with Akola leadership to develop and define the Akola Development Model
·         Manage all non-business aspects of the Akola Development Model in Uganda (including empowerment programs, ministry programs, M&E, social services, wellness programs)
·         Ensure that development programs promote sustainability and are in alignment with the mission and vision of Akola Project
·         Ensure that people, tools and processes are properly resourced and supported to carry out all empowerment program functions
·         Create plans and documented procedures for implementing and routinely reporting on all aspects of the Akola Development Model
·         Contribute to managing the the Akola Development Model Uganda budget and logistical operations
·         Contribute to donor relations, networking, grant-writing and marketing, including hosting visitors
·         Work with Akola leadership to define appropriate M&E strategies and exercises aimed at assessing and promoting program quality and organizational goals
·         Ensure overall indicator design aligns with program framework and that indicators are realistic, measureable and targets reflect indeed outcomes
·         Ensure understanding of M&E theory and practice by implementation staff; identify training needs, organize and lead appropriate training sessions
·         Create and deliver annual M&E reports to be presented to the board and used for Akola Project marketing and additional reports as requested
Human Resources (20%)
·         Create and manage HR policies and practices for Akola Members and Ugandan staff members that are in line with applicable Ugandan Laws
·         Manage all safety and security policies and strategies for all staff including an emergency action plan, regular safety training, and acting as lead responder to any emergencies
·         Maintain an up-to-date and compliant policy handbooks for national staff, expatriate staff and beneficiaries and standard operating procedures
·         Orient new team members with organizational policies and procedures and provide proper on-the-job training and mentoring
·         Oversee and contribute to enforcement and implementation of all established policies
·         Anticipate issues, problems and conflicts and facilitate the resolution of conflicts among staff and women’s groups as needed
·         Actively seek new strategies for facilitating strong relationships with the Akola Project women’s groups
·         Communicate regularly with Akola leadership regarding HR and safety policies and enforcement
·         Oversee recruitment, interviewing and hiring for staff and beneficiaries and maintain up-to-date contracts for all employees and beneficiaries
·         Oversee the creation and coordination of HR evaluation systems
Administration (10%)
·         Keep records of all contacts, documents, agreements, material costs, and any other necessary records pertaining to the Akola Project
·         Track all expenses with appropriate supporting documentation including contracts, receipts and invoices
·         Assist with other Akola Project programs as needed
·         Produce a manual upon the expiration of your contract that includes contact information, logistics
descriptions, research findings, exercise reports, and any other data and notes necessary for future staff to succeed in this role
·         Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university; Graduate degree in relevant field preferred
·         Minimum of 4 years experience working in a professional environment
·         Minimum of 3 years experience supervising and managing a multi-disciplinary team in a cross-cultural professional setting (ideally in an African context)
·         Extensive international development experience with emphasis in participatory methods
·         Strong human resource management skills including capacity building and mentoring
·         Demonstrated success in managing projects
·         Strong security management experience
·         Legally eligible to work in the US
How to apply:
Submit the following with the email subject line “Application: Country Director” to Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.
·         Resume/CV highlighting work experience
·         Cover letter that outlines (1) Why you are interested in this position, Akola Project, the mission/vision, and Uganda specifically; (2) Why you believe you are the best candidate for the job; (3) The role your faith plays in your work
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