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2 Fresher Project Officer – SHR Job Opportunities – Action for Health Uganda (A4HU)

Organisation: Action for Health Uganda (A4HU)
Reports to:Project Manager
Action for Health Uganda (A4HU) is a youth empowerment organization dedicated to mainstream young peoples’ engagement in socio-economic development and promoting Sexual and Reproductive Health and rights (SRHR). A4HU was registered in October 2017 as a new entity to take over the operations of DSW (Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevoelkerung) in Uganda. For the past 18 years DSW has supported the implementation of a portfolio of projects to improve sexual and reproductive health of young people in Uganda.
Job Summary:  The Project Officer – SHR will support, project design, implementation, monitoring, reporting and capacity-building initiatives. Responsible for activities in 50 Youth Clubs and 5 YECs and the wider community; ensures timely planning and implementation of the program; submits activity reports to the A4HU Project Manager.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Organizational Development
  • Development of recommendations for strategic, cost-effective and sustainable structures and processes of programming & resource mobilization within the organization
  • Support the development of strategies, procedures and guidelines to identify and secure partnerships with individuals, institutions and organizations which are positioned to effectively complement and support resource mobilization and project/programme implementation
  • Support the development of training and coaching programs with regard to resource mobilization & programming
  • Support the development and implementation of quality standards for proposals & reports
  • Support the Project Manager in the implementation of organisational policies and procedures
  • Support the Project Manager in developing training and coaching programmes with regard to community work
  • Coordinate and monitor youth clubs and Youth Empowerment Centers including the development of clear goals / targets
  • support negotiation of partnership arrangements and budgets; coordinate teaming agreements, memoranda of understanding, and other institutional agreements with partners
  • Monitor progress of project implementation against work plans and budgets
  • Ensure in coordination with the youth clubs timely and quality results of project implementation and reporting (narrative and financial) (to donors and according to guidelines and procedures)
  • Ensure impact assessments are conducted regularly
  • Support resource mobilization efforts to ensure funds for projects  are available
  • Operational responsibilities
  • Generate and review reports for quality control.
  • In cooperation and coordination with other team identify and engage with new strategic partners as well as with new potential donors
  • In cooperation and coordination with other officers strengthen and maintain relationships with current partners and donors
  • Represent the organisation in interactions with international donor organizations, governments, foundations, and the private sector
  • Any other duties assigned by the supervisor

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a BA degree in social science or community development or equivalent
  • At least three years of relevant experience in working with a non for profit organisation or a reputable community based organisation preferably working with young people
  • Knowledge in Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) is a MUST
  • Experience in designing youth programmes.
  • Experience in training and creative facilitation.
  • Knowledge of local Government development structures and policies
  • Experience working with rural communities especially community mobilization and networking
  • Experience of working with youths groups
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, team work and ability to work independently
  • Excellent communication skills in spoken and written English.
  • Excellent computer skills
If you are interested, please send your application (CV and motivation letter indicating salary expectation with the reference “(job title)” to: jobs@a4huganda.org addressed to the Human Resource & Admin Manager
Deadline: 25th September 2018
NB:Ideal start date: ASAP. Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.



University of Global Health Equity Recruitment Manager Job Vacancy

The Recruitment Manager will oversee all aspects of recruitment and onboarding for staff. Working closely with the HR Management Team reporting to the Director of People and Culture, the Recruitment Manager will support the HR organizational goals by coordinating high-priority recruitment needs and building systems and structures for tracking, analyzing, and reporting outcomes. The Recruitment Manager will lead the onboarding process for new hires and provide advice and support to Hiring Managers to ensure procedures are being executed in a timely and effective manner.

Responsibilities

Recruitment and onboarding

  • Work with the HR Management team to strategize human capital needs and create staffing plans;
  • Coordinate recruitment, hiring, and onboarding of new UGHE positions including Rwanda-based, US-based and remote.
  • Support job postings via internal recruitment software, liaisoning closely with Hiring Managers and Partners in Health’s central HR team in Boston;
  • Develop procedures and strategies for optimizing recruitment, providing high-level reviews and reports analyzing current systems to be briefed to the HR Management Team and Senior Managers;
  • Coordinate recruitment efforts with external firms as needed;
  • Conduct orientation and training programs for new employees and semi-annual performance reviews of existing employees;
  • As a member of a dynamic start-up Human Resources team, work on other priority projects as needed.

Consultant, Fellow, and Intern Support

  • Draft and execute contracts with external consultants and collaborators including adjunct faculty, fellowship positions, and interns
  • Advertise contract opportunities;
  • Onboard contractors and liaise with staff members to create cohesion across teams

Qualifications

  • At least 4 years of human resource experience in a senior level position required
  • Master’s or advanced degree in Human Resources or related field preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with professionals at all levels in diverse settings; must be flexible, reliable, responsive, and resourceful
  • Prior experience in leading high-level recruitment campaigns, including managing international recruitment efforts, as well experience with processes related to on-boarding
  • Previous experience working in an academic field preferred Ability to design and implement administrative processes and systems, both independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent written and oral communication with outstanding Kinyarwanda and English proficiency
  • Great attention to detail
  • Strong ability to understand and manage data Integrity and respect for confidentiality of HR records is a must
  • Adaptability to work in a rapidly changing environment and flexibility with schedules
  • Experience with hiring software and Microsoft Powerpoint a plus Commitment to global health and social justice

How to apply:

University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) is a new kind of university focused on training the next generation of global leaders in health care delivery. The university launched in Rwanda in September 2015 with its flagship degree program: the Master of Science in Global Health Delivery. Through an academic experience uniquely rooted in the values of equity, students are empowered to both ease suffering at the bedside and drive transformational, systemic changes to the health system.

UGHE is an initiative of Partners In Health (PIH), an internationally recognized non-profit organization whose mission is to provide a preferential option for the poor in health care. In over nearly three decades of operating alongside public sectors in countries around the world, PIH has developed a model to deliver high quality health care to some of the world’s most marginalized communities. Nowhere has this impact been more profound than in Rwanda, where Inshuti Mu Buzima—PIH’s sister organization—and our government partners have driven innovation for a decade.

Members of the UGHE community are tenacious and resolute in our drive to attain social justice, make common cause with those in needed, listen to and learn from others, and operate with honesty and humility as we uphold academic integrity and intellectual curiosity. The University of Global Health Equity seeks individuals committed to these values to join the team.

Closing date: 18 Oct 2018

University of Global Health Equity Academic Librarian Job Vacancy

The Academic Librarian is responsible for strategically developing, implementing, and running the UGHE virtual and physical library. S/he will be responsible for the overall administration, policy development, and resource acquisition and execution of the library. S/he will be responsible for setting up UGHE’s library at its Butaro campus, overseeing the development of a core collection of medical and public health texts, and managing e-library partnerships. Additionally, s/he will be a key resource for student and faculty support regarding library use and information management.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement the library’s strategic plan and policies
  • Identify, acquire, track, and promote the library’s physical and electronic resources in alignment with UGHE’s programmatic needs
  • Engage with UGHE faculty, staff, and leadership to ensure library alignment with accreditation standards, teaching and learning practices, and research goals
  • Develop and deliver student and faculty training sessions related to library use, finding sources, citing sources, and integrating sources into student assignments
  • Engage with students individually, and assist them with source selection, searching for sources, citations, writing skills, and library use
  • Identify, procure, and manage an integrated library system (ILS)
  • Contribute to writing grants and pursuing funding related to libraries
  • Manage and track all finances and budget allocations related to the library

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in library science, library information science, literature, language, or equivalent preferred
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in an academic or related library setting
  • Experience working with library management systems/integrated library systems
  • Medical library experience preferred
  • Experience with academic library accreditation standards in East Africa
  • Experience with strategic development and design in similar educational, academic, or global health settings
  • Ability to effectively work on a team in a complex, fast-paced yet often ambiguous environment
  • Exceptional academic library search skills, familiarity with major databases and search strategies, and experience teaching others how to search for sources
  • Computer skills in word processing, database, reference management, and spreadsheet programs; proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills including ability to interact professionally with culturally diverse staff, partners, and clients
  • Fluency in Kinyarwanda preferred
  • Passion for social justice and desire to contribute to global health education

How to apply:

The University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) is an initiative of Partners In Health (PIH), an internationally recognized non-profit organization whose mission is to provide a preferential option for the poor in health care. In over nearly three decades of operating alongside public sectors in countries around the world, PIH has developed a model to deliver high quality health care to some of the world’s most marginalized communities. Nowhere has this impact been more profound than in Rwanda, where Inshuti Mu Buzima—PIH’s sister organization—and our government partners have driven innovation for a decade.

The University launched in Rwanda in September 2015 with its flagship degree program, the Master of Science in Global Health Delivery (MGHD). Further degrees are planned to launch in the coming years, including an undergraduate joint medical-MGHD program. These degrees align closely with UGHE’s vision of training future leaders with expertise in health care delivery. UGHE also offers executive education programs to train expert practitioners from around the world.

Members of the UGHE community are tenacious and resolute in our drive to attain social justice, make common cause with those in needed, listen to and learn from others, and operate with honesty and humility as we uphold academic integrity and intellectual curiosity. The University of Global Health Equity seeks individuals committed to these values to join the team.

Partners In Health is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Closing date: 18 Oct 2018

University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) Research Associate, U5 Mortality Exemplars Project Job Vacancy

Position Title: Research Associate, U5 Mortality Exemplars Project

Location:Kigali, Rwanda.

Reports to:Senior RA

Organizational Profile

University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) is a new kind of university focused on training the next generation of global leaders in health care delivery. The University launched in Rwanda in September 2015 with the Master of Science in Global Health Delivery (MGHD). Through an academic experience uniquely rooted in the values of equity, students are empowered to both ease suffering at the bedside and drive transformational, systemic changes to the health system. UGHE also offers its model for health care delivery through a portfolio of customized Executive Education certificate courses to develop professionals using critical competencies central to strengthening health care delivery systems.

UGHE is an initiative of Partners In Health (PIH), an internationally recognized non-profit organization whose mission is to provide a preferential option for the poor in health care. In over nearly three decades of operating alongside public sectors in countries around the world, PIH has developed a model to deliver high quality healthcare to some of the world’s most marginalized communities. Nowhere has this impact been more profound than in Rwanda, where Inshuti Mu Buzima—PIH’s sister organization—and our government partners have driven innovation for a decade.

Members of the UGHE community are tenacious and resolute in our drive to attain social justice, make common cause with those in need, listen to and learn from others, and operate with honesty and humility as we uphold academic integrity and intellectual curiosity. The University of Global Health Equity seeks individuals committed to these values to join the team.

Position Overview

The Research Associate will provide high-level research support to the project’s Principal Investigators and team. Research-related responsibilities will include working to strengthen existing desk reviews, supporting review and revision of tools as needed of existing data collection tools, participating in the conduct of qualitative key informant interviews and potentially in-country research, supporting data analysis, support in writing and revising case study reports and dissemination materials. Coordination work will include coordination and communication with in-country research partners, participating in and supporting calls with funders and other collaborators, and supporting other synthesis and dissemination work.

This is a grant funded opportunity for 9 months based in Kigali, Rwanda, with potential travel to case study countries as required. There is potential to extend into other roles on a growing and dynamic Rwanda-based research team. This position will report to the Senior RA.

Responsibilities

  • With team conduct literature and evidence reviews as needed
  • Assist in the revision and adaptation of existing data collection tools for in-person or phone interviews
  • Participate in the conduct of qualitative key informant interviews in-country and other in-country research in countries of interest
  • Support analysis of qualitative and/or quantitative data
  • Assist in writing and revising case study reports
  • Assist in development of overall final reports and dissemination materials
  • Support the team in coordinate and communication with in-country research partners
  • Participate in and support calls with funders and other collaborators
  • Support dissemination activities including development of slide decks and other presentations
  • Perform other activities as identified by the project leads to support successful completion of the project

Qualifications

Required

  • Master’s or advanced degree in the health sciences, public health, or related field required
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant experience in research with strong quantitative or mixed-methods focus
  • Experience in either qualitative or quantitative software
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Experience with reference management software
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with professionals at all levels in diverse settings
  • Fluency in spoken and written English
  • Excellent writing capacity in relevant scientific areas
  • Ability to travel in 1-2 selected countries and work with the team for up to 3 weeks at a time
  • Willingness to be flexible in work hours to meet deadlines and ability for multi-tasking
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and prioritize projects with attention to detail, anticipation of upcoming demands and adaptation as needed
  • Ability to work as a member of a multidisciplinary team

Preferred

  • Experience with Implementation Science
  • Experience and knowledge of under-five mortality reduction work in global settings
  • Experience working within an international environment with an international organization, NGO, and/or public sector

How to Apply

Interested candidates are required to click here to apply

https://jobs.jobvite.com/pih/job/ou0d8fwz/apply

M & E Officer NGO Job Opportunities – Action for Health Uganda (A4HU)

Organisation: Action for Health Uganda (A4HU)
Reports to:Project Manager Programs
Action for Health Uganda (A4HU) is a youth empowerment organization dedicated to mainstream young peoples’ engagement in socio-economic development and promoting Sexual and Reproductive Health and rights (SRHR). A4HU was registered in October 2017 as a new entity to take over the operations of DSW (Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevoelkerung) in Uganda. For the past 18 years DSW has supported the implementation of a portfolio of projects to improve sexual and reproductive health of young people in Uganda.
Job Summary:   The M & E Officer will lead the projects’ monitoring and evaluations, development of baselines, mid-term and final evaluations reports. He/She offers guidance in the development of program M & E systems and effectively capturing and reporting on activities across multiple implementers of Project activities. S/he will also participate in resource mobilization efforts by leading the development of performance management plans and contributing to project plans on M&E systems.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Establish and implement a comprehensive organizational M&E plan and knowledge management system to enhance impact monitoring, quality control and evaluation in order to improve internal processes and results delivery
  • Regularly review and improve the M&E plan by seeking stakeholder inputs and through consultations with practitioners in other organizations.
  • Support programs in designing and conducting baseline surveys, mid-term evaluations, specialized studies and final evaluations to include sampling methodologies, data collection instruments, analysis and report development
  • Develop, in coordination with the program unit, a system to ensure that the program planning, including inputs and targets, is aligned with the overall program log frames
  • Develop, refine and manage the process for regular reporting on findings and coordinate with appropriate departments for the dissemination of information.
  • Manage day-to-day operations of the M&E plan, including support of field officers in continued implementation of M&E tools and instruments.
  • Provide technical assistance and data for the M&E component of grant proposal development.
  • Foster and coordinate partnerships for independent, external assessments to attain good quality, third- party evaluation studies.
  • Create and maintain online and hardcopy M&E procedure manuals for field staff. 
  • Coordinate, develop and facilitate training materials and presentations for capacity building of programme staff.
  • Provide support for annual reviews and reflections with implementing staff and communities and analyze data trends towards objectives achievement
  • Keep abreast of the latest developments in M&E and network with other organizations for best practices and technical assistance.
  • Making regular visits to worksites to monitor the development and implementation of M&E activities.
  • Ensuring adherence to compliance of M&E methodology and systems using developed tools and indicators.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must be a graduate with a degree in Social Work, Development studies, or relevant field preferred. PGD in M & E will be an added advantage
  • Three years of experience in performance monitoring and evaluation for development programs, including developing performance indicators, data collection tools and analysis.
  • Skills and experience with numerical methods and database management.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Excellent Oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and team player.
If you are interested, please send your application (CV and motivation letter indicating salary expectation with the reference “(job title)” to: jobs@a4huganda.org addressed to the Human Resource & Admin Manager
Deadline: 25th September 2018
NB:Ideal start date: ASAP. Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.



SPENN Business Development Manager Job Vacancy

SPENN is an advanced financial platform, built into a user friendly mobile application, which allows people to access banking services by downloading and using the SPENN application.  SPENN is a global brand, with focus in emerging markets, where the unbanked population and need is greatest.  It is our mission to provide these services in a flawless and secure mobile environment. We are creating a P2P based ecosystem where the unbanked, underbanked and banked population can interact with each other, by bridging traditional finance with the crypto-sphere.

Business Development Manager – SPENN Rwanda

Job Description

The Business Development Manager will focus specifically on existing Partnerships and corporate relations for the product SPENN Rwanda.  The candidate must be able to communicate with the International head office in fluent written/spoken English and be able to manage his/her team focusing on the growth of the business. This position will execute and perform duties including but not limited to partnership development, generating corporate leads, overseeing the overall development of the Country, market research, business development, budgeting, and training of staff as necessary.  The position offers a variety of assignments, and flexibility is an important factor for successfully running the business.

Essential Job Duties:

·         Manage all Partnerships and communications for SPENN Rwanda, and with the Head office.

·         Manage all business development duties within the country. This involves taking responsibility for profit, revenue, cash and quality targets of key Partnerships.

·         Recruit and manage all departmental staff, including performance monitoring, as well as mentoring and training of employees.

·         Develop analysis and strategies to further expand SPENN’s position in the local market.

·         Produce business performance reports on a regular basis.

Positions Requirements

·         Fluent spoken/written English

·         Fluent Swahili (French also a benefit)

·         Master’s degree in business or related field, or relevant work experience in compensation

·         8-10 years of work experience, preferably within finance, corporate client and project management

·         Highly structured approach to organizing and running a business

·         Strong understanding of how a business operates, including HR, accounting and financial aspects

·         Solid understanding of tax law, finance, and financial reporting

·         Understanding of financial technology sector, and a keen interest in working in the fintech industry

·         Management experience, and capable to lead a team into the field

·         Positive personal attitude and ready to get their hands dirty

·         Flexible time schedule

Compensation

·         Competitive fixed salary with bonus structure

·         Technical equipment relevant to the position

·         Travel and other business costs reimbursement

·         Health insurance

·         Possibility for upward movement to Regional level

·         2-year contract

How to Apply?

*Make sure to mention which position you’re applying for

Project Officer – Advocacy NGO Job Opportunities – Action for Health Uganda (A4HU)

Organisation: Action for Health Uganda (A4HU)
Reports to: Project Manager
Action for Health Uganda (A4HU) is a youth empowerment organization dedicated to mainstream young peoples’ engagement in socio-economic development and promoting Sexual and Reproductive Health and rights (SRHR). A4HU was registered in October 2017 as a new entity to take over the operations of DSW (Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevoelkerung) in Uganda. For the past 18 years DSW has supported the implementation of a portfolio of projects to improve sexual and reproductive health of young people in Uganda.
Job Summary:  The Project Officer-Advocacy will be responsible for advocacy-related activities; works closely with Youth Empowerment Centers, the Youth Network and Youth Champions to support their engagements with district and national fora in line with government policies.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Coordinate and implement the organisation’s Advocacy strategy.
  • Provide technical support, backstopping and relevant resources. about the latest developments in the field of Advocacy for Health.
  • Support resource mobilisation efforts to ensure funds for advocacy programmes are available.
  • Represents the organisation’s overall perspectives and interests to external and internal stakeholders
  • Participate in advocacy events/ activities at various levels these include civic education activities, budget processes as well as meetings with decision/policy makers to name but a few.
  • Participate in internal trainings for advocacy in addition to involvement in provision of technical assistance to partners.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, development studies or related field.
  • At least three years of relevant experience in working with a non for profit organisations
  • Good understanding of Sexual and Reproductive Health issues globally and in Uganda
  • Hands on experience in policy advocacy
  • Knowledgeable of policy frameworks related to health in Uganda
  • Knowledgeable of decision making structures/levels both at local government and central government
  • Should have strong interpersonal skills
  • Should be able to work independently under minimal supervision
  • Should have strong communication skills and fluent in English language both spoken and written
  • Excellent computer skills
If you are interested, please send your application (CV and motivation letter indicating salary expectation with the reference “(job title)” to: jobs@a4huganda.org addressed to the Human Resource & Admin Manager
Deadline: 25th September 2018
NB:Ideal start date: ASAP. Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.



Fresher IT/Data Entry Assistant Job Careers – Action for Health Uganda (A4HU)

Organisation: Action for Health Uganda (A4HU)
Duty Station:Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Project Manager Programs
Action for Health Uganda (A4HU) is a youth empowerment organization dedicated to mainstream young peoples’ engagement in socio-economic development and promoting Sexual and Reproductive Health and rights (SRHR). A4HU was registered in October 2017 as a new entity to take over the operations of DSW (Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevoelkerung) in Uganda. For the past 18 years DSW has supported the implementation of a portfolio of projects to improve sexual and reproductive health of young people in Uganda.
Job Summary:  The IT/Data Entry Assistant is responsible for IT processes (70% based in field office; 30% at A4HU HQ);
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Services computers, printers and photocopiers
·         Responsible for data management (cleaning & entry), including ensuring disaggregation of data in the database.
·         Maintaining a list of direct beneficiaries.
·         Perform any other duties assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in IT or related field.
·         Two years of experience working in related job.
·         Hands on/practical computer knowledge.
If you are interested, please send your application (CV and motivation letter indicating salary expectation with the reference “(job title)” to: jobs@a4huganda.org addressed to the Human Resource & Admin Manager
Deadline: 25th September 2018
NB: Ideal start date: ASAP. Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.


Office Manager USAID Non-profit Jobs – John Snow, Inc (JSI)

Organization: John Snow, Inc (JSI)
Funding Source: United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Reports to: Human Resource Manager
John Snow, Inc. (JSI) is a leader in improving the health of individuals and communities by providing high-quality technical and managerial assistance to public health programs worldwide. JSI has implemented projects in 100 countries, and currently operates from eight U.S. and 81 international offices for the past 30 years. The JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. ID a leading public health research and consulting organization.
About USAID RHITES-N Project:
RHITES-N, Lango will contribute to improving key population- based national health indicators; build the capacity of the Ugandan government to carry out a sustainable and locally- driven response to the HIV epidemic, while also improving TB, malaria, nutrition, MNCH+A, and WASH outcomes. JSI will work with Ugandan stakeholders to design and implement health system strengthening strategies to scale up high-impact, evidence-based interventions at the national, sub-regional, district, and community levels. Interventions will include VMMC, virtual elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, antiretroviral therapy, and condom education and distribution. JSI will focus where the greatest impact can be realized, with a priority on hard-to-reach and high-HIV-prevalence locations. RHITES-N, Lango is a five-year contract. The JSI team includes Amref Health Africa, Doctors with Africa CUAMM, Another Option, and Medical Concierge Group.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Manage day-to-day office operations;
  • Coordinate the procurement of materials, supplies and equipment for the office. Receive all NXP procured, ensure that they are engraved, distributed to end users, and that the Inventory Log is complete, up to date and that all NXPs are managed as per JSI and USAID policies;
  • Manage and oversee JSI’s registration in Uganda and ensure compliance with company registration requirements;
  • Ensure JSI’s Operations Manual is up-to-date and policies understood and followed by staff;
  • Oversee office upkeep in terms of needed repairs and daily cleaning;
  • Ensure that staff are well set up and comfortable in the office and surrounding premises;
  • Manage the office storage system including detailed record keeping of inventory levels, and monitoring of use by staff as appropriately required;
  • Coordinate all logistical support for staff and consultants including office set ups, hotel accommodations and conference bookings;
  • Liaise with travel agents to obtain reservations and tickets for all project related in – country and international travel;
  • Coordinate with staff to create and maintain administrative files for the office, keeping them consistent and in an orderly manner;
  • Create and manage JSI welcome packages for visitors;
  • Prepare and manage welcome materials for new staff including: orientation package, staff ID cards, business cards, office keys, and colleague contact information;
  • Produce and track all Mission travel concurrence requests and approvals;
  • Serve as a liaison with office landlord, assisted by the Director of Finance & Administration and / or the Chief of Party, when necessary;
  • Manage various service contracts in coordination with the Director of Finance & Administration for the office, including security, drinking water supply, generator maintenance, etc;
  • Responsible for communicating with appropriate authorities regarding obtaining the VAT tax exemption certificate; and
  • Undertake any other responsibilities, tasks or activities as required by the Director of Finance & Administration.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Office Manager USAID RHITES-N Project job placement should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or related field, with at least seven years of office management experience in an international organization or multinational company;
  • Experience in inventory management;
  • Strong critical thinking, problem-solving and supervisory skills;
  • Excellent written and verbal English skills;
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience working with an international NGO preferred;
  • Ability to deal appropriately with sensitive issues and maintain a high level of confidentiality at all times
All candidates should send their updated cover letters and updated CVs to ug-rhites-n@ug.jsi.com
Deadline: 21st September 2018



Fresher Skills Laboratory Coordinator Jobs – Makerere University College of Health Sciences (MakCHS)

Organisation: Makerere University College of Health Sciences (MakCHS)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Principal, MakCHS
Makerere University College of Health Sciences core business is to train health workers, conduct research and provide healthcare services to community. Innovations that emerge from the above business can improve training, healthcare delivery.
Job Summary:  The Skills Laboratory Coordinator will be in charge of the Skills Lab, at MakCHs for education and training of Medical/ Nursing and other students at CHS in the Skills Laboratory. She/he will work closely with other faculty involved in the education and training of the students in the skills lab.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Implementing skills training for medical/nursing students in line with the relevant curricula/courses.
  • Participate in formative/summative assessment of students in relevant clinical skills (pre and or post clinical).
  • Coordinate learning activities in Skills lab.
  • Safe guard all equipment and materials in Skills Lab.
  • Perform any other duties assigned to him/her

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold an Honours Degree in Medicine (MBChB) or Nursing Master’s degree in Health Professions Education will be an added advantage.
  • At least two years of post-internship experience as a medical/nursing practitioner or in health professions’ education setting.
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should hand deliver their applications accompanied with detailed curriculum Vita, two letters of recommendation and photocopies of Academic certificates and transcripts to:
The Office of the Principal
College of Health Sciences, Makerere University.
Mulago Hospital Complex, Mulago Hill Road.
Deadline; Friday, 21st September, 2018 by 5.00pm
NB:Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.