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Beauty Spa Manager Job Opportunity – Hammam Spa & Saloon (Fairway Hotel)

Organisation: Hammam Spa & Saloon
Duty Station: Fairway Hotel, Kampala, Uganda
Hammam Spa & Saloon provides the best services to ensure their clients have an opportunity to renew their spirit and nurture their natural beauty with dedicated professionals.
Job Summary:  The Beauty Spa Manager is responsible for the commercial success of the spa and saloon and will also manage the daily operations including personnel, finances, marketing, and the services offered.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Mentor, supervise and lead a spa team – The spa manager is responsible for coaching their spa staff team members and ensuring that they are adequately trained to carry out their respective jobs. As well as arranging rotas so that the spa is effectively staffed at all times, the spa manager is responsible for motivating  their team into providing an exceptional service to their clients at all times.
  • Achieve financial targets relating to spa revenue – The spa manager is responsible for ensuring that spa membership sales, retail product and treatment sales are all in line with budgeted expectations.
  • Understand commercial stats and figures – Because the spa manager is ultimately running a business they will need to understand profit and loss statements, be able to effectively interpret KPIs and provide accurate sales forecasts and reports.
  • Ensure the spa is clean, safe and tidy – One of the spa manager’s key roles is to ensure the spa is spotlessly clean throughout, tidy and above all else safe. They must keep abreast of health and safety legislation, protocols and be able to carry out an effective risk assessment of the spa.
  • Monitoring stock levels – Spas need a surprising amount of stock to operate ranging from towels, robes, slippers, skincare products etc. The Spa Manager will need to ensure that the spa can effectively cater for their customers whether it be in providing them with complimentary refreshments or products so that therapists can deliver their booked treatments
  • Delivering Top Service standards – The spa manager will be responsible for driving service standards within the spa so that all customers are treated to the very best service from the moment they arrive at the spa to when they leave.
  • Proactive in promoting the spa – The Spa Manager will be fully expected to become involved in marketing the spa and promoting its services by developing publicity opportunities.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Three to five years of experience in managing a spa preferably at a hotel or a specialist healthcare club
  • Good business acumen and commercial awareness
  • An ability to lead and motivate a team
  • Great people skills, ability to get on with a wide range of different personalities
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • High standards of personal hygiene and grooming
  • A good understanding of what constitutes excellent customer service
  • Age: 35-45 years
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their cover letters and updated CVs via email to ugandanjobline@gmail.com with the subject line quoted as “Spa Manager.”
NB: Please also kindly include your salary expectation in the cover letter.

Human Resource Manager US Non-profit Careers – Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)

Organization: Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)
Project Name: USAID Regional Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in the South West Uganda Project (RHITES)
Reports to: Senior Human Resources Manager
Duty Station: Mbarara, Uganda
The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) seeks to end pediatric HIV/AIDS through research, advocacy, and prevention and treatment programs. We are a global leader in the fight against pediatric HIV and AIDS, working in 15 countries and at 7,000 sites around the world to prevent the transmission of HIV to children, and to help those already infected. Today, because of the highly successful work of the Foundation and its partners over the last 25 years, pediatric AIDS has been virtually eliminated in the United States and new infections in children have declined by 58% worldwide. EGPAF Uganda Country program is currently implementing a number of projects in partnership with various donors.
About USAID RHITES Project:
The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) implements the USAID Regional Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in the South West Uganda Project (RHITES) whose aim is to increase the availability, accessibility and quality of integrated health services including HIV and TB prevention, care and treatment; maternal, neonatal and child health services; family planning; nutrition assessment, counseling support; malaria prevention and treatment and other primary care services.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Establish recruiting and hiring plans and procedures for EGPAF offices in liaison with HR officers and line managers
·         Manage employee orientation process, onboarding and the first 90-days including probation period tracking.
·         In liaison with the SHRM, Manage the performance management system, driving focus on performance management, annual and mid-year reviews.
·         Make communications on all internal policies and procedures as well as external regulations and applicable labour laws to ensure compliance.
·         Manage administration of personnel benefits and compliance with tax laws, including employee terms & conditions of service, salaries & benefits, employment contracts, and leave records.
·         Participate in the supervision and performance of Site Based Staff to ensure that the Foundation get values for money.
·         Review HR returns/reports by HRO’S for accuracy   before sharing with relevant stakeholders – WFN/Halogen etc.
·         Review Leave management and ensure timely processing in the leave management system.
·         Manage and ensure correctness and completion of HR records and documentation including Personnel files, organization charts and databases. Ensure Audit ready records and files.
·         Assist in Employee relations related to Staff Welfare management and other related HR initiatives
·         Carry out regular field trips to project offices to monitor and review human resource and administrative procedures and assist project staff, where appropriate.
·         Reliever to SHR Manager.
·         Perform any other duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·         The applicant for the USAID EGPAF RHITES Human Resource Manager job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s or preferably advanced degree in human resource management, organization development, organizational psychology or similar.
·         Additional professional certification in HRM preferred.
·         Must be a member of the HR Uganda body
·         Seven to ten years of experience in human resource management in progressively responsible roles, with sound cross-functional experience as an HR manager
·         Extensive experience in multi-cultural, multi-national and multi-site non-profit organizations preferred.
·         Expertise in national labour law, employment legislation & employment practices.
·         NGO and international donor/grantee compliance experience a plus.
·         Excellent interpersonal, communications, customer service, consulting, coaching and organizational skills, with a track record of driving change and innovation.
·         Strong problem solver with strong business skills and strategic acumen, organizational diagnostic skills, analytical skills, and excellent team-building skills.
·         High level of confidentiality
·         High energy and maturity with ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with competing priorities.
·         Both strategic and tactical: able to lead in a ‘role up your sleeves’ manner that is perceived to be people-centric and effective.
·         Culturally astute, respectful and tolerant, able to promote and support diversity in the workplace, and able to gain the trust and respect of peers.
·         Fluency in English and at least one local language.
·         Willingness to travel regularly to field offices, with occasional international travel.
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications to this address;
The Senior Human Resources Manager, Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF), Plot 18A Kyadondo Road, Nakasero, P.O. Box 21127, Kampala, Uganda
E-mail to: UgandaRecruitment@pedaids.org
Deadline: 27th July 2018

Food Service Jobs – Quality Supervisor – Rice Stop Ltd (Leading Restaurant in Kampala)

Organization: Rice Stop Ltd (Leading Restaurant)
Duty Station: Kansanga, Kampala, Uganda
Net Salary: UGX 500,000 / = 
Other Incentives: Transport and Lunch 
Rice Stop Ltd is a unique high end restaurant that is located in Kansanga. 
Job Summary:  The Quality Supervisor will be responsible for maintaining a high level of quality food safety, service and storefront in support of restaurant operations and end customers. Manage input and output rebalancing. The incumbent will manage vendor supply of quality ingredients. Also, responsible for and training functions. Responsibilities include identifying opportunities for continuous in-store training and performance.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:   
·         Develop an in-store quality assurance program that supports brand initiatives and growth objectives.
·         Enhance quality assurance execution in procurement, sourcing, deliveries, inventory management, and all in-store functions.
·         Work with suppliers and internal departments to create product “standards” to be used in the restaurants to evaluate product conformance.
·         Enforce vendor adherence to Rice Stop product specifications.
·         Ensure the ability to track product sources by periodically visiting vendor premises/sourcing points.
·         Update and track current nutritional / ingredient production costs for all finished product sold in Rice Stop
·         Develop cash and sales balancing processes for the main restaurant and mobile restaurant and implement established processes.
·         Establish and maintain key performance indicators for the restaurants that are in alignment with company goals and strategies and implement plans to improve supplier and staff performance.
·         Ensure that all meals (take away and in-store) are consistently presented as per established standards.
·         Establish, communicate and track staff sales performance.
·         Develop staff reward program based on sales performance.
·         Ensure that all staff present themselves in accepted standard (Code of Conduct)
·         Provide training to operations management on supply issues.
·         Manage Health Code processes and checklist to ensure that all restaurant premises and products consistently meet business standards.
·         Advise management on quality and food safety issues.
·         Identify areas of waste and recommend solutions.
·         Support management with other duties assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The applicant must hold a Diploma in a related field
·         At least three years of related experience in food service industry.
·         Three years’ experience in handling cash sales balancing.
·         Extensive experience with fresh and dry foods supplier sourcing and management.
·         Proven restaurant operations knowledge.
·         Insight and understanding of food service distribution business model.
·         Flexible and able to quickly pivot between roles and priorities.
·         Tenacious and self-driven.
·         Collaborative and a team player.
·         Effective communicator.
·         Focused on supporting field operations with an internal customer service mindset.
·         Requires strong attention to detail and willingness to keep learning.
·         Position requires talking, hearing, walking, sedentary work, and visual acuity.
·         Normal restaurant environment.
·         Exposed to moderate noise levels.
·         Travel up to vendor premises.
·         Travel to mobile restaurant.
·         Growth opportunities in a fun and fast-moving environment.
·         Meal benefits during shift hours.
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should apply online by sending a detailed CV, application letter and photocopy of National ID to this Email address: nakaweesairene@gmail.com or deliver in person where to Rice Stop Offices in Kamwokya Opposite City Oil. Tel: 0781130743.
Deadline: 2nd August 2018

Entry Level Program Officer ASRH NGO Job Opportunities – Save the Children International

Organisation: Save the Children International
Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organization for children and has program presence in over 120 countries in the world and has been implementing programs for over 90 years. 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. 
Job Summary:    The Program Officer ASRH is responsible for providing support to community and health facility to ensure access to ASRH information and services. He will be in charge to coordinate ASRH interventions, ensure on time and quality planning, implementation, monitoring & evaluation and reporting of the Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health interventions. The Job Holder will take responsibility for support of the ASRH to increase the participation of adolescent in the project to ensure their protection and enable them to develop to their full potential. The post holder may be called upon as and when necessary to support the emergency team in cases of humanitarian crisis.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Save the Children Program Officer ASRH job placement should hold a Degree in Health
  • Two years of working experience in planning and implementing development programmes in Uganda.
  • At least one year working on ASRH.
  • Must be willing to be based in the field.
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Desirable
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching
  • Excellent time management and planning capacity
  • Excellent planning, coordination and reporting skills, with the ability to organize a substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities
  • Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.
  • Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the title link below.

Regional Field Manager Job Placement – Living Goods (LG)

Organisation: Living Goods (LG)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Living Goods (LG) seeks to improve the lives of tens of millions of underserved customers by revolutionizing the way community health is delivered in the developing world.  To do this, Living Goods not only grows its own business operations, but also dramatically magnifies its impact through large-scale partnerships.  Living Goods supports networks of ‘Avon-like’ micro-entrepreneurs who go door-to-door teaching families how to improve their health and wealth while selling affordable, high-impact products like basic medicines, fortified foods, water filters, clean cook stoves, and solar lights.
Job Summary:  The Regional Field Manager will provide direct supervision and support to field based branch teams. You will have extensive experience in leading and driving the performance of large teams. Foremost, you will be a skilled coach, helping to solve complex field based problems in a timely fashion. You will have demonstrated experience at working closely with community health workers or similar community based structures. You are an expert communicator – able to bridge gaps between your team members across Uganda and the HQ in Kampala. The Regional Field Manager will be field based, with the primary work location being a Living Goods branch or a District Health Office in the region the position supervises. You will spend approximately 75% of your time in the field and 25% of time at HQ in Kampala.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Support branch teams efficiently plan their monthly activities
  • Based on branch performance, support branch teams for effectively prioritize their time to concentrate efforts on most urgent areas of improvement
  • Monitor branch KPIs using dashboard and other tools. Support branch teams overcome challenges
  • Proactively monitor and resolve potential risks at branch e.g. lack of compliance against LG policy, low stock of items etc.
  • Provide leadership to the branch managers building a high efficient and effective team.
  • Provide supportive supervision to branch teams in your region both face to face and remotely
  • Provide coaching to Senior Branch Managers and Community Health Manager to improve individual and team performance. 
  • Support professional development of branch team members
  • As required support the new Branch Management (Community Health Managers/Supervisors) Trainees as they are undergoing training in your region
  • Visit the field with all branch team members and observe interactions between Community Health Workers, clients and branch teams. Provide feedback using performance management tools
  • Pro-actively work with branch teams to meet key KPIs through brainstorming problems, identifying areas for improvement, bringing new ideas for testing to the innovations committee
Compliance and Quality Improvement
  • Ensure branches are compliant with all LG policies and procedures
  • Support the management of credit, consignment and other finance processes
  • Support branch team members in inventory management including shrink remedial plans
  • Support branch teams in the development and implementation of quality improvement action plans
Communications and linkage with other departments
  • Champion changes and new policies and build understanding within the region
  • Cascade messages from HQ to field teams accurately and in a timely fashion
  • Represent the region at HQ meetings, ensuring that their voices are heard and their concerns are addressed
  • Liaise effectively between branch teams and relevant HQ based teams to ensure efficient operations

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Living Goods Regional Field Manager must hold a Clinical or public health degree. Master’s degree preferred
  • Certificate in coaching preferred
  • Track record of developing field based teams including managing teams of 15+
  • Results oriented and strong track record of driving KPIs qualitative
  • Unimpeachable integrity
  • Ability to analyze and use data to inform decision-making
  • Social enterprise experience a plus
  • Fluency in English is required. 
  • Ability to conduct business in Luganda and other local languages preferred
Compensation: A competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience including health insurance, vacation, and a bonus opportunity. The opportunity to enter an exciting career path within a fast and growing mission driven team.
NB: Please note that only candidates meeting the minimum qualifications will be considered.
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are strongly encouraged to apply online at the web link below.

Uganda: Health Systems Strengthening Officer- One Vacancy based in Kaabong (Open to Ugandan Nationals Only)

Organization: Mercy Corps
Country: Uganda
Closing date: 27 Jul 2018

About Mercy Corps

Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible.
In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold solutions
into action — helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within.
Now, and for the future.

Program / Department Summary

In October 2017, Mercy Corps was awarded a 5 year USAID/ Food for Peace- funded program working in 4 districts in Karamoja, the Apolou Activity. The Activity has four purposes with cross cutting themes of gender and youth and resilience: 1) Inclusive and effective governance contributes to food and nutrition security, 2) Improved health and nutritional status of pregnant and lactating women, children under five, and adolescent girls, 3) Improved WASH conditions and 4) Adolescent girls, adolescent boys, women and men access diverse and secure livelihoods through improved capacities and strengthened market systems. Apolou is implemented by a consortium of actors led by Mercy Corps, including Save the Children, Whave Solutions, four local partners (KAPDA, AIDI, NARWOA and Riam Riam) and Tufts University’s Feinstein International Centre (FIC).

General Position Summary

The primary focus of the Health System Strengthening Officer (HSSO) will be to improve coordination of service provision for food and nutrition security. The HSSO will implement and support a program that improves the organizational performance of HC III and HC II-level facilities with emphasis on the Health Unit Management Committees (HUMC) which is in line with government standards and priorities. Support will be strongly focused on the management of facilities, with less support on the technical skills of facility staff. This will include a focus on advocacy for accountability of health resources and improving the communication between the facility and the community it serves. This will be achieved by strengthening the governance of HUMCs. The HSSO will work in coordination with the Senior Health System Strengthening Officer, MCHN manager and MCHN program team leads (Mother Care Group and Community Behavior Change) and all health staff working to achieve Apolou Purpose 2.

Essential Job Responsibilities

Program Implementation

● Work with HSS Senior Officer to identify gaps in regulatory compliance at the lower health facilities, and design training initiatives depending on identified gaps.

● Advocate for oversight at district and sub-county level through continuous advocacy for support to Health Unit Management Committees.

● Partner with MoH to refine HUMC guidelines to simplify roles and responsibilities of HUMC members and ensure that youth and women are represented.

● Support mechanisms for targeted and age specific educational trainings around SHR to VHTs to include a clear referral pathway for SGBV into the health system, strengthen coordination mechanisms by HUMCs.

● Assist the local government in the development of health facility capacity building plan.

● Work with Senior HSSO to define, design, implement and monitor a health social accountability platform.

● Recommend program priorities and explore, evaluate and present new opportunities that leverage impact and/or complement core program activities related to governance, gender and social accountability.

● Collaborate with district-level HUMC focal person to improve government led mentorship of the committees, strengthen their understanding of roles, responsibilities and community linkages.

● Offer onsite technical support supervision to health facilities by supporting the development and implementation of health facility capacity building strategies for health centers that are 1) systemically targeted and 2) sustain impact avoiding direct provision of materials/equipment to health facilities and should reflect the priorities identified under the local government.

Monitoring and Evaluation

● Under guidance of Senior HSSO take responsibility for district data gathering and documentation of program activities.

● Comply with M&E systems that will be established to measure program impacts and desired results include writing most significant change stories.

● Analyze project implementation strategies to identify constraints to program success and provide timely recommendations.

● Submit to the Senior HSSO timely weekly, monthly, and quarterly report that will be indicative of program progress during implementation.

● In collaboration/consultation with MCHN Manager and BCC Save staff periodically supervise various activities implemented on the ground by the partner.

● Where needed support external evaluations by research partner Feinstein International Center and other organizations.

● Documentation of key lessons learnt and sharing with key stakeholders for improved service delivery.

Influence and Representation

● Coordination of factivities with other NGO and government partners to avoid duplication of services and support an enabling environment for health promotion and health systems strengthening.

● When needed, support visits from district and sub-county government, regional and HQ based staff and external visitors, such as donors and media, in collaboration with MCHN Manager and DCoP.

● Support APOLOU activities with key stakeholders, ensuring collaboration with counterparts in partner organization Save the Children in relevant meetings, internal and external.

● Where needed support ongoing Apolou assessments in development, gender, conflict and governance & facilitate the integration of health related economic opportunities in all Apolou program objectives.

● Conduct oneself professionally and with sensitivity, awareness and respect when working with diverse groups of people, including Mercy Corps staffs, beneficiaries and partner agencies.

● Adhere to Mercy Corps policies and procedures and any other duties as assigned by the line manager

● Other duties as assigned


● Ensure data protection policies are adhered to, establishing security controls for software, hardware and archive beneficiary databases.

Organizational Learning

● As part of our commitment to organizational learning and in support of our understanding that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities they serve, we expect all team members to commit 5% of their time to learning activities that benefit Mercy Corps as well as themselves.

Accountability to Beneficiaries

● Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specifically to our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development work, while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects.

Supervisory Responsibility

Health Systems Strengthening Officer


Reports Directly to: Senior Health Systems Strengthening Officer

Works Directly with: MCHN Manager, CBC Manager, MGC Manager, Save the Children team, Purpose 1, 3 and 4 sector leads, MEL Manager, Advisor and officers, CBCAs, Gender Manager and Officers, DCoP, CoP, Economic Development and Governance Officers, Whave community development staff other Mercy Corps program, finance and operations staff

Ethics and Integrity

All Mercy Corps staff are expected to behave ethically and demonstrate highest integrity in their professional and personal life. Mercy Corps has zero tolerance to any form of fraud, corruption, abuse, harassment or exploitation. Any breach of our policies or misconduct will lead to disciplinary action or may lead to termination

Knowledge and Experience

● A Degree in Public Health, Nursing or a related field

● At least 3 years of professional experience working with the government health system is desirable.

● Experience in delivering capacity building programs especially on organizational capacity of health facilities and establishing support programs.

● Intimate knowledge of Uganda’s public health environment and strong familiarity with the publicly funded Health Center system, particularly in the context of rural areas like Karamoja.

● Demonstrable writing and analytical skills.

● Demonstrable quantitative skills, including familiarity with financial accounting

● Proven skills in networking, collaboration, community consultations and organizational development

● Excellent reporting, communication and representation skills

● Fluency in Nga’Karimojong desirable.

● Ability to ride a motorcycle and he/she should be in possession of a valid driving/riding license

● Proven knowledge and capacity in using computer basic applications MS Word, Excel and internet

Success Factors

The successful candidate is to innovatively and effectively further strengthen HUMCs and increase their sustainability of which district level advocacy will be the position's main success factor. The second success factor will be strengthening structures of governance at the lower-level facilities through comprehensive mentoring, successful advocacy and inclusion of national level gender guidelines. Lastly, success will be measured by the degree to which he/she drives results, making critical decisions and producing scheduled outputs at deadline and to expected quality.

How to apply:

How to Apply: All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their E-mail applications including a cover letter clearly stating the salary requirements, updated CV (with three professional referees), and copies of academic qualifications/certificates addressed to the Senior HR and Legal Manager, Mercy Corps Uganda to: ug-mcjobs@mercycorps.org. Deadline for Submission: Close of business on Friday, July 27th 2018. 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

2 Technical Officer – Supply Chain for PHE US Non-profit Job Positions – Management Sciences for Health (MSH)

Organization: Management Sciences for Health (MSH)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Technical Advisor – Supply chain for Public Health Emergency
Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is a non-profit international health organization composed of nearly 2500 people from more than 74 nationalities working in over 50 countries. Our mission is to save lives and improve the health of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health. Together with our partners, we are helping managers and leaders in developing countries to create stronger management systems that improve health services for the greatest health impact.
Job Summary:  The Technical Officer works with and reports to the Technical Advisor supply chain for public health emergency. He/she will provide necessary support to the implementation of activities necessary for establishing a functional supply chain management system responsive to preparedness, prevention and response needs of public health emergencies.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Prepare the necessary documentation and materials required to develop guidelines, training materials, SOPs, and tools needed for supply chain preparedness for public health emergency.
  • Assists the TA in the quantification of commodities required for stocking the identified regional emergency response supply chain nodes.
  • Liaise with the regional level supply chain coordinators to implement regional and district level supply chain for emergency response.
  • Work with the TA to provide assistance to and participate in training of the national and regional supply chain coordination teams and monitor implementation of the regional and district level trainings.
  • Write reports and provide feedback to the TA supply chain in emergency for action or advice.
  • Guided by the STA and TA, support district emergency supply chain strengthening activities including making arrangements for the training.
  • Support the organization of the national and regional meetings by making available technical materials to the regional and district teams and other documentation and support as deemed necessary.
  • Coordinate with district level coordinators to arrange district coordination meetings as planned
  • Support the process of design and implementation of simulations of emergency response operations at district level by mobilizing the teams during the simulation exercises.
  • Participate in project work plan reviews as needed. .
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants for the Management Sciences for Health (MSH) Technical Officer – Supply Chain for PHE job placement must hold a degree in Pharmacy or related field.
  • At least three years of experience in the health sector supply chain management systems
  • Familiarity with supply chain concepts and pharmaceutical/logistic management in emergency
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced teamwork environment to meet required deadlines.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal communication skills, team player and good appreciation and dealing with team diversity.
  • Demonstrated excellent English language skills (both written and oral) with the ability to make presentations and effectively write reports.
  • Capacity building/training experience a plus.
  • Demonstrated skills in Microsoft Office Suite applications.
  • Ability and willingness to travel within Uganda at least 20% of the time.
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the Management Sciences for Health in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to Apply Online by clicking on the link below.

2 Grants Officer USAID RHITES-EC Project Job Opportunities – University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Organisation: University Research Co., LLC (URC)
Project Name: USAID Regional Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in East Central Uganda Project (USAID/Uganda RHITES-EC) Project
Duty Station: Jinja, Uganda
University Research Co., LLC (URC) is a global company dedicated to improving the quality of health care, social services, and health education worldwide. With a non-profit affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS), URC manages projects in over 45 countries, including the United States.
About USAID RHITES-EC Project:
University Research Co., LLC (URC) is implementing the USAID Regional Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in East Central Uganda Project (USAID/Uganda RHITES-EC) whose aim is to support the implementation of a comprehensive integrated investment in regional  health, nutritional assistance and HIV/AIDS programs. The five-year project targets 11 districts in East Central Uganda with an estimated total population of 4.1 million through a district-based integrated package of quality health, nutrition, HIV / AIDS and child development services.
Job Summary:  The Grants Officer will work closely with the Grants team to manage grants provided to health units supported by the project. This includes the accurate maintenance of a tracking record of grantee expenditures and advances, reviewing grantees’ financial reports, building financial management capacity among grantees, ensure compliance with USAID rules and regulations, and orienting grantees on sub-grant requirements.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Work collaboratively with other members of the grants management team to develop and implement grants management systems.
·         Carry out the financial reviews and project audits processes of grantees to ensure compliance with donor requirements
·         Follow up on accountabilities from sub-grantees in a timely manner to necessitate processing of additional funding.
·         Work closely with the Finance team in developing plans/budgets for the financial needs of sub grantees.
·         Work collaboratively with the other grants management team members in overseeing sub-grant functions and coordinate preparation of grant agreements, monitoring of grant periods and close out of the sub-grant awards.
·         Work closely with other URC USAID’S RHITES EC staff members in developing and carrying out annual work plans.
·         Review liquidation reports from sub-grantees.
·         Prepare sub- grantee reports and submitted them the Grants Manager, Finance & Admin Director and to the URC Headquarters.
·         Ensure budgetary controls of grantees and provide technical assistance to recipients, as required by the program.
·         Implement policies and procedures around the administration and monitoring of grants, and procedures designed to comply with donor regulations.
·         Work closely with the members of the grants management team to put in place a consistent- hard copy / electronic filing structure and system for financial information and contracts related to grants.
·         Provide mentoring and training to sub-grantees/ building financial management capacity of sub-grantees.
·         Work collaboratively with the Program Managers to meet program goals.
·         Ensure proper interpretation and application of donor procedures and regulations.
·         Provide support in tracking and reporting of financial performance of grants.
·         Work closely with Grants management team to establish tools to track supervision visits to partners and provide necessary updates to technical teams.
·         Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·         The applicant for the USAID RHITES-EC Grants Officer job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting, Management, or other relevant field. Level 2 ACCA or CPA completed
·         A minimum of five (5) years of experience in the grants management for CSO’s and CBO’s and or large donor-funded development programs (USAID desirable).
·         In-depth knowledge of US Government cost accounting and procurement procedures.
·         Excellent writing, computer, management and organizational skills.
·         Ability to independently plan and execute complex tasks while addressing daily management details and remaining organized and focused on long-term deadlines and strategy.
Please note:Only candidates who are eligible to work in the Uganda for an indefinite period without a need for sponsorship will be considered for this position.
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the USAID RHITES EC Project should send their cover letters, certificates of good conduct curriculum vitae, copies of academic credentials and contact information for three professional references addressed to:
Human Resource Coordinator,
University Research Co., LLC – Centre for Human Services
Plot 1, East Victoria Close, Mpumudde Division,
E-mail to: HR-RHITES-EC@urc-chs.com

Uganda: Doctor (Nationals Only)

Organization: Save the Children
Country: Uganda
Closing date: 21 Jul 2018


About us

For over 90 years, Save the Children has been making a difference in children's lives in more than 120 countries. We are the world's largest independent child rights organisation, underpinned by a vision of a world 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.

Role Purpose:

Reporting to the Sub Area Manager and with technical support from the program manager-health and nutrition, the Medical Doctor is responsible for ensuring quality in primary health care activities / services provided to refugees and host communities at the health facility and in the catchment communities by providing medical consultations. In addition to patient care, s/he will lead the team, supervising medical staffs under him/her, conduct on-the-job trainings, maintain accurate patient and SC records and provides input to SC reports and participate in the smooth functioning of the clinic.

The role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

Contract Duration: 1 Year

Contractual Status: National

Location: Yumbe

Qualification and Experience;Essential

· MBChB degree from a recognised institution, Registered with relevant professional authority and a valid practicing licence

· Previous experience of NGO work in public health humanitarian settings.

· Experience in primary health care, general practice.

· Management experience supervising medical teamsDesirable

· Experience in maternal, neonatal and child health care in emergencies including reproductive health and adolescent care.

· Experience in conducting rapid needs assessments and responding to an emergency

Application information;

Please apply in English saving your CV and covering letter as a single document. Please apply online by following this link indicating 3 referees, two of whom should have been your direct supervisors.

How to apply:

Please follow this link to apply: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=dGltb3RoeS45ODA1My4zODMwQHNhdmV0aGVjaGlsZHJlbmFvLmFwbGl0cmFrLmNvbQ

Uganda: Adolescent Advisor-National Contract

Organization: Save the Children
Country: Uganda
Closing date: 16 Jul 2018

Adolescent Advisor

About us

For over 90 years, Save the Children has been making a difference in children's lives in more than 120 countries. We are the world's largest independent child rights organisation, underpinned by a vision of a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. We are an equal opportunity organisation dedicated to our core values of Accountability, Ambition, Collaboration, Creativity and Integrity. Our culture is embedded in these values, along with a strong commitment to our Child Safeguarding Protocol, ensuring that all representatives of Save the Children demonstrate the highest standards of behaviour towards children both in their private and professional lives.

In Uganda, we implement programmes in five thematic programme areas of Child Protection, Child Rights Governance, Education, Child Poverty, Health and Nutrition in Development and Emergency contexts. Save the Children delivers programs in over 36 districts in the North, Rwenzori, North-Eastern, West Nile and Central regions of Uganda. We save children's lives. We fight for their rights. We help them fulfil their potential.

Role Purpose:

The Adolescent Advisor provides strategic direction and technical management for the planning and implementation of the multi-sectoral adolescent activities and ensure the project meets stated goals, expected result and reporting requirements. This staff will take technical and management leadership role in coordination with local government, local community organizations, and other partners and will oversee and manage the adolescent-focused work of the project across four eastern districts of the Karamoja sub-region

The Adolescent Advisor will be the primary driver of the adolescent safe space model under the project, which will use a small group approach to reach adolescents age 10-19 with age-segmented content (with a primary focus on 10-14 year olds).The Adolescent Advisor will take a leading role in the development of materials and work plans for the adolescent component, and will be responsible for ensuring high quality implementation, including overseeing the training of mentors.

Contract Duration: Open

Contractual Status: National

Location: Moroto

Qualification and Experience;Essential

  • Minimum Bachelor's degree required. Post-graduate education (master's or higher) in public health or related field is preferred.

  • At least 7-10 years implementing adolescent developmen programs

  • Experience with small- group or "safe spaces" programs for adolescents

  • Experience working on multisectoral programs for adolescents and experience with adolescent behavior change material and curriculum development.


  • Demonstrated experience in contribution in adolescent health and development strategy and materials development, implementation and monitoring and evaluation of ASRH interventions.

  • Familiarity and understanding of USAID policies and procedures

  • Familiarity with government ministries and policies regarding adolescent development programming

How to apply:

Please follow this link to apply: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=dGltb3RoeS4zNDMyMC4zODMwQHNhdmV0aGVjaGlsZHJlbmFvLmFwbGl0cmFrLmNvbQ