Deadline of this Job: 27 August 2022
• Promote interpersonal interactions and provide ongoing counseling support for SGBV survivors.
• Admit victims of domestic violence and sexual assault to the safe house, following established intake procedures.
• Provide psychosocial counseling to GBV Survivors at women’s safe spaces and in the community during case management and keep confidential records.
• Ensures daily operation of the women’s safe space in assigned Zones and Sub Counties.
• Provide timely feedback on issues and complaints raised by refugees in the settlement and host communities.
• Ensuring that all protection concerns and/or complaints by refugees are accurately assessed and recorded in the intake forms, assisted, and/or referred to the appropriate service provider.
• Conduct one on one follow-up of the case, according to operating procedures.
• Coordinate with service providers to strengthen referral pathways, including weekly referral/case meetings.
• Take lead in outreach activities and assist in the organizing and implementation of training and workshops.
• Work with Protection Officer and Community Based volunteers to conduct protection information and awareness session ‐ community outreaches on SGBV prevention and response mechanism.
• Maintains and collects data in line with agreed procedures.
• Regularly visits all the beneficiary sites where all project activities are undertaken, checks on the progress, and offer support as directed by the project officer in line with the project objectives.
• Supervises Community Structures and supports community participation in refugee settlements and at all the sub-county levels for the effective implementation and coordination of protection and SGBV interventions.
• Liaises with household members and other community leaders regularly to keep them informed of any development or problems within the settlements and surrounding areas.
• Promotes active community participation in specified project activities by involving beneficiaries, intermediaries, and local leaders in the planning and implementation process.
• Assists the project officer in preparing periodical work plans, case follow-ups and reports on protection and SGBV activities and achievements in line with the requirements stipulated in the project documents.
• Promotes active and meaningful participation of the other field staffs, beneficiaries, and other intermediaries in planning, implementation, and evaluation of project activities as required.
• Trains and mentors LWF community-based facilitators and community counselors in organizational policies, recreational and Protection, and SGBV activities implemented within the refugee settlement and host community.
• Supervises and supports community participation in refugee settlements and at all the sub-county level for the effective implementation and coordination of Protection and SGBV activities.
Financial management / Budget Monitoring & Control:
• Ensures proper supporting documents (attendance lists (with all the necessary information filled.) end of activity reports.
• Ensures timely accountability and closely follows up with field payments.
Project Monitoring, Evaluation, and Reporting:
• Work closely with the M&E team to monitor project performance and ensure an appropriate level of accountability;
• Ensure that proper mapping of the right beneficiaries is done & information shared on time
• Undertakes other related duties as may reasonably be assigned by the Supervisor
• Ensures strict adherence to the principles of child protection/psychosocial support at all times including respect for confidentiality and a child-centered approach, and acts in the best interests of the persons of concern.
• Commitments to and understanding of LWF aims, values, and principles including a rights-based approach.
• Ensures that organization assets are maintained and taken good care.
Education, Qualifications & Experience Required:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Community Psychology, Industrial and Organizational Psychology Social Work, Social Sciences, Human rights, and ethics Development studies or another relevant field of study;
• At least 2 years’ experience in Project Management/Community Development programming;
• Proven knowledge and experience in developing and implementing community mobilization projects.
Special Skills, Aptitude or Personality Requirements:
• Problem Solving and Decision-Making skills;
• Ability to inspire and build the capacity of community-based facilitators/community structures; Good interpersonal skills and excellent negotiation skills;
• Excellent English Language (both written and spoken);
• Information Technology (MS Office, Internet);
• Ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines;
• Good team worker with good communication skills;
• Ability to exercise sound judgment, to remain flexible to a changing environment, and to make decisions independently.
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LWF Uganda Office of Human Resources
Plot 1401, Ggaba Road, Nsambya
Deadline of this Job: 06 September 2022Key Responsibilities
• Support the selection and engagement of CSOs in Kampala, Mukono and Wakiso (KMW) districts to enhance community participation in TB control.
• Support introduction of successful CSO to health facilities and establishment of Community-facility linkages between the CSO and health facility teams
• Coordinate capacity building efforts for project-supported CSOs in KMW
• Coordinate CSO activities and targeted health facilities.
• Support CSOs to integrate the differentiation of TB guidelines for improved TB case identification and adherence
• Support CSOs in planning and budgeting for community TB activities.
• Support CSOs with the most up-to-date guidance on TB management in line with the national guidelines through training, support supervisions and mentorships.
• Work with other project staff to ensure a consistent supply of key logistical items used in TB case detection and management for the CSOs.
• Maintain an up-to-date record of CSO activities, and progress reports and closely track their implementation against the set targets. Monitoring shall be done on a weekly, monthly and quarterly basis.
• Support capturing of CSO outputs into the health facility and community recommended national HMIS systems
• In collaboration with the project and district teams, support ongoing review and learning between health facility and CSO teams for improved community impact on TB control.
• Spearhead regular review meetings with CSOs to assess progress and lead on the initiation of quality improvement projects to address any observed gaps.
• Identify and coordinate opportunities for showcasing CSO capacity and contribution to TB control.
• Any other responsibilities as may be agreed with the supervisor.
• A Degree in social work, public health, community psychology, M&E or health related field. A Masters Degree in public health is an added advantage
• At least two years’ work experience in health-related community work. Experience in community-related TB work will be an added advantage.
• Demonstrable understanding of current National TB trends and priorities
• Ability to analyze, understand and discuss new program design, management and implementation approaches
• Strong managerial skills to operate independently with limited direct supervision of day-to-day activities and to lead results-driven project teams and work groups
• Strong oral and written communication skills are required to develop and maintain effective, sustainable working relationships with national and international working partners and to accomplish reporting requirements
• Detailed knowledge of USAID administrative policies and regulations
• Demonstrated experience in onsite training, mentorship and QI coaching approaches
• Demonstrable capacity in building and maintaining productive working relationships with a wide network of partners and stakeholders
• Demonstrated organizational and supervisory skills and abilities, sound judgement, and high ethical standards; flexible and ability to adapt to changing priorities and deadlines.
• Fluency in English and local languages commonly used in Kampala, Mukono and Wakiso districts.
Deadline of this Job: 31 December 2022You will be responsible for the following:
• Develop Shelter and Settlements country strategy and develop technical guidance that are aligned with regional and global strategies and priorities
• Follow up on compliance with contractual commitments, ensure high technical quality and synergies in project implementation
• Identify trends technical standards and provide technical direction and project implementation support
• Provide systematic training and build capacity of staff in S&S approaches including cash-based interventions and market-based programme
• Contribute to fundraising, developing and revising funding proposals, budgets and donor reports
• Represent NRC in relevant forums/clusters, including with national authorities and donors
• Promote the rights of refugees, IDPs and returnees in line with the advocacy strategy
In addition, as PDM, you will also be responsible for:
• Overall management of project staff
• Coordinating and managing S&S project implementation (activities, budget and project documentation) in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements
What you will bring
• Minimum 5 years of experience within technical expertise area in a humanitarian/ recovery context
• Minimum 2 years of Shelter and Settlements expertise (as Specialist, Technical Adviser or Project Manager)
• Bachelor's degree or similar in relevant field
• A clear interest and understanding of humanitarian issues from emergency to protracted crisis
• A clear interest and understanding of Protection Mainstreaming (Safe & Inclusive Programming)
• Experience from working in complex and volatile environments
• Skills in market analysis, cash-based interventions and market-based programmes
• Excellent analytical skills and communication skills in writing and speaking
• Fluency in English both written and verbal; in addition, proficiency in French is required based on the contextual needs (Central and West Africa)
• Proficiency in additional languages is an asset. Please state your language(s) proficiency in your application.
Deadline of this Job: 05 September 2022Job Summary:
• Responsible for the medical management and anaesthetic care of patients before, during and after surgery. Provides direct supervision to the Theatre Assistant.
Job Location: Moyo (Parlorinya)
• Before surgery, provide patient and attendant with appropriate information on their condition and treatment options so patient can give informed consent; assess patients readiness for surgery through physical examination, reviewing medical history and laboratory results, and obtain patients written authorization for operation
• During surgery, administer anaesthesia to control patients pain and level of consciousness and provide continual medical assessment of vital life functions
• After surgery, identify evidence of recovery and determine when patient has been stabilized sufficiently to be moved to the ward or sent home
• Supervise the Theatre Assistant to ensure the operating room is clean and ready for surgery; Provide continuous learning and development opportunities for the Theatre staff
• Ensure biomedical equipment is in good working order by using in accordance with user manual and protocols, perform cleaning and minor maintenance and alert supervisor in case of malfunctioning
• Supervise all pharmacy related activities (stock control, station re-stocking, inventories, expired drugs, etc.) and other equipment of anaesthetic ward, follow-up of narcotics and sedatives (register, consumptions, empty phials, etc.), and ensure sufficient supply for to perform medical activities; accountable for the appropriate use of materials and assets
• Implement hygiene best practices and ensure the integrity of anaesthetic materials including decontamination, sterilisation and storage conditions to ensure the safety of patients and staff
• Produce reports as required
• Ensure that medical practices are conducted with the highest level of integrity and ethics according to professional and MTI Code of Conduct
• Ensure direct reports have clear objectives, receive mentorship and participate in capacity building opportunities
• Conduct performance evaluations and enforce disciplinary procedures as per MTI policy
• Other duties as assigned
Education, Experience, and Certifications
• Diploma in Anaesthesia from a recognized institution is required
• Registration with Allied Health Professionals Council is required
• Possession of a valid Annual Practicing License is required
• Training as a Clinical Officer is an added advantage
• Minimum 2 years of experience administering anaesthesia is required
• Experience working with an international NGO is an added advantage
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
In-depth knowledge of anaesthetic operating principles
• Knowledge of infection prevention and control (IPC) protocol
• Highly skilled in administering anaesthesia and monitoring vital life functions
• Skilled at capacity building and developing a high functioning team
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Skilled in writing reports
• Keen interest to mentor others
• Physically fit to assist in moving patients
• Committed to high ethical standards
• Ability to live and work in a remote area
• Ability to support MTI Calling and adhere to the MTI Code of Conduct
• This position requires work at health facilities located in remote areas with very basic living conditions.
Deadline of this Job: 02 September 2022
Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.
We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it’s girls who are most affected.
Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.
We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.
We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 85 years, and are now active in more than 75 countries.
Job Title TECHNICAL ADVISOR, Early Childhood Development (ECD)
Function Programme Development & Quality Supervises N/A
Reports to Head of Programme Development & Quality
Location Country Office Travel required 30 %
Effective Date June 2022 Grade Level 16
Organisation Overview & Role Purpose
Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We believe in the power and potential of every child. However, this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination, and it is girls who are most affected.
Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners in more than 70 countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas, Plan International’s purpose is to strive for a just world that advances children’s rights and equality of girls. We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. We enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.
The Technical Advisor, Early Childhood Development is responsible for ensuring programme quality and gender transformative outcomes for programming and influencing in the area of Early Childhood Development, in both development and humanitarian contexts and in line with Country Strategy and Global priorities. The Advisor will lead on new programme design, actively support business development and ensure technical soundness of all programme design and program implementation for Early Childhood Development. The Advisor will actively represent Plan International Uganda in relevant technical working groups and other fora at National, Regional and International levels. They will also work closely with Plan International’s global network of National Organisations, its Global and Regional Hubs, and the relevant technical network, to ensure Plan Uganda is well represented and is up to date with evolving policies and trends.
The Technical Advisor is a member of the Country Management Team and is expected to contribute to the development of Plan International Uganda’s strategic plans – both long and short term. The job holder ensures that emerging best practice in ECD is incorporated into programme strategy and project design and that the results of learning are fed back into the design and adaptation of strategies.
The Technical Advisor supports the design of PIU’s ECD programme/project and influencing interventions. The role is also accountable for the provision of standards, tools, advisory services and monitoring frameworks that will assure the programmatic excellence and technical quality of ECD-related programme implementation. The Technical Advisor also leads external representation to ECD sector actors, including government, international and local partners
This position directly influences the ECD programme implementation budget of around €3-4 million annually.
The key challenge for this position is around the profound difficulty of driving change when the root causes of inequality are systemic and multi-faceted. This requires the job holder to:
• Have an outstanding ability to think strategically and conceptually, analysing complex, multi-dimensional systems and hypothesizing logical theories of change, including an ability to conduct Gender analysis.
• Lead the team to innovate – developing new interventions and utilising MERL approaches to test their effectiveness and adapt or pivot strategies in order to optimise impact
• Influence PIU staff, partners, national-level and local-level stakeholders to understand programme approaches and to adopt new ways of thinking and acting
Level of contact with children
This position has been classified as “mid contact”: Occasional interaction with children
Key result areas:
KRA 1: Thought Leadership & Strategy Design
Act as a thought leader in Early Childhood Development, contributing to the development and adaptation of new strategies at both Organisation and Intervention levels:
Liaise with the HoPDQ and the MERL Manager to commission relevant and insightful research studies, including support for any research required to contribute to situational analysis from a ECD perspective
Initiate and participate in the process of programmatic gap analysis at the Country Office and Programme Area level and ensure that the findings from the analysis are documented and shared with management and staff
Regularly review the results of PIU’s research, monitoring, evaluation, and learning activities to identify key insights, develop theories of change (both new and improved) and act as a valued advisor on how to design impactful interventions
Drive the pursuit of innovation as a result of lessons learned; ensure that effective strategies are institutionalised within PIU and widely disseminated externally (within Uganda and with partners and Plan International colleagues at regional and global levels)
Provide ECD technical support to the Country Management Team in formulating country and specific policies, strategies and goals on ECD; includes developing tools for staff and partner capacity assessment / training needs analysis
Work closely with the Country Programme Team to coordinate programme interventions, promote learning and review progress against the delivery of the Country Strategy
KRA 2: Project Design & Planning
Lead new programme design for ECD work, actively supporting business development to develop new proposals and liaise with donors:
Support the Business Development Team in mapping the donor landscape and proactively building relationships with current and potential donors in the ECD space; personally build relationships with strategically significant donors
Play a proactive role in the development of project concepts and high quality project proposals; support the integration of ECD into proposals for other technical areas (e.g. Gender & Inclusion, Education, Sexual and Reproductive Health, Protection for Violence)
Support the development of detailed implementation plans and budgets; ensure that there is clarity over what activities will be managed by the PD&Q team, and what will be managed by the Programme Implementation team
In collaboration with MERL and Project Managers, devise effective monitoring frameworks that will support quality assurance of projects and yield important insights on how to drive beneficial change for vulnerable children and youth
Support the Annual Planning and Budgeting process to ensure plans and budgets are contributing to the achievement of the Country Strategy, particularly in the area of ECD
KRA 3: Communicating for Influence
Lead PIU’s influencing efforts on Early Childhood Development, aiming to promote child rights, gender equality, with a focus on effective systems and structures for early learning and gender responsive parenting and caregiving; ensure the development and implementation of an innovative influencing strategy:
Participate in stakeholder analysis from an ECD perspective, identifying groups and individuals whose cooperation is necessary for the success of PIU’s ECD strategy and interventions; ensure that clear goals for stakeholder mindset or behaviour change are defined
Participate in the generation of innovative ideas for influencing and strategic communication and subsequent formation of strategies for PIU as a whole and for each intervention / project
Map and meet potential partners, collaborators and networks, fostering collaboration on influencing and advocacy initiatives; represent PIU in national, regional and global fora on ECD
Lead PIU’s representation with relevant Government Ministries, technical networks and working groups, and with other NGOs and CSOs working in the areas of ECD
Produce high quality documentation on ECD interventions to promote country profile, business development, replication and scaling up of successful models; consolidate progress for Quarterly, Annual and other relevant reports
Liaise with other offices in Plan International – including National Organisations, Global Hub and Regional Hub, and other Country Offices for sharing, learning and collaboration on ECD work.
KRA 4: Ensuring Impactful Implementation
Advise the Country Management Team (CMT), Project Managers and Programme Area Managers to ensure quality implementation of all ECD related projects and components:
Once a project is approved, work collaboratively with the Programme Implementation Unit, including Project Manager and Partnership Manager to ensure that start-up processes effectively incorporate input from PD&Q and understanding of the programme design, including supporting the onboarding of Partners; in particular, provide support with capacity assessments and development of capacity-building plans / training curricula
Develop and disseminate technical Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), guidance on programme models, assessments, educational materials and trainings to enhance the capacity of both staff and partners
Participate in the implementation of each project’s monitoring framework, including:
• Supporting baseline and evaluation studies
• Conducting agreed reviews and visits
• Reviewing programme reports
Collaborate closely with the Programme Implementation and MERL team to track progress against outcomes, indicators, milestones and targets and to identify opportunities for improvement in a blame-free spirit of academic enquiry:
• If desired results have been achieved, initiate strategies for widespread awareness-raising
• If desired results have not been achieved, support the implementation team to adapt their approach
• Periodically review theories of change, revising as appropriate
Monitor project implementation against the agreed ECD policies and SOPs, providing advice and guidance as necessary to assure project quality; escalate any concerns to the accountable manager
KRA 5: Leadership & Capacity Building
Lead all who are involved in ECD work (staff, consultants, partners) in a manner that empowers them to contribute effectively towards achievement of PIU’s ECD strategy:
Ensure that PIU’s ECD work is resourced with the expertise necessary to deliver on strategic & project goals through a combination of recruitment and management of staff and procurement of consultants
Lead and coach the team towards high standards of performance through clear roles & responsibilities and provision of appropriate support; coordinate effectively with others to ensure high performance within PIU’s matrix operating structure
Foster an inclusive environment by implementation of policies and ways-of-working that provide for diversity and equal opportunities and utilisation of a leadership style that will drive employee engagement
Actively support technical teams, project teams and partners to access regular capacity building on ECD, through direct training support, identifying learning and training opportunities, and acting as a mentor and role model
Collaborate with government ministries, partners and training colleges to design curricula and deliver training; support data collection to evaluate the extent to which participants have applied learning in their work and facilitate ongoing improvement as required
Enhance the capacity of Plan International Uganda staff and partners in gender transformative programming, lobbying & advocacy, and localization of gender sensitive issues to ensure effective implementation of programmes at all levels
KRA 6: Safeguarding, Gender Equality & Inclusion
Ensure that Plan International’s global policies for Safeguarding Children and Young People and Gender Equality and Inclusion are fully embedded in accordance with the principles and requirements of the policy including relevant Implementation Standards and Guidelines as applicable to their area of responsibility. This includes, but is not limited to ensuring staff and associates are aware of and understand their responsibilities under these policies and Plan International’s Code of Conduct (CoC), their relevance to their area of work, and that concerns are reported and managed in accordance with the appropriate procedures.
Master’s degree (preferred) in Human Rights, Social Sciences or equivalent, with professional training on child rights programming and gender
At least 7 years’ experience in design and implementation of ECD programming in a reputable organization and in both development and humanitarian contexts
Myself as a Leader
Uses own behaviour to role model the culture change we need, upholding our values and accelerating progress towards gender equality inside PIU, with our partners and in wider society; effectively manages strategic change initiatives.
Develops and communicates an ambitious vision for enhancing impact, or contributing towards organisational effectiveness; makes timely decisions, even in uncertainty and when information is imperfect.
Open & Accountable
Maximises our progress by aligning work priorities and resource deployment in own area with Plan International’s wider goals and longer term direction.
Work Well Together
Builds strategic relationships with key leaders, experts and stakeholders across Plan International and externally; navigating political and power interests and negotiating positive outcomes.
Inclusive & Empowering
Celebrates success, calls out the contributions of others, and is generous with praise; motivates others by describing how their work effort can (or does) contribute towards achievement of PIUs purpose and strategy.
Skills & Knowledge
Creates space for reflection and uses external evidence and internal evaluation to identify what and how we need to improve; creates a safe environment for others to challenge self or raise concerns; leads the team to implement changes as a result of what has been learned.
Critical Business Management Competencies
Broad and deep understanding of the political, social, financial and cultural drivers of inequality; with practical experience of developing and implementing strategies for change
Demonstrated expertise in designing and leading the impactful implementation of significant projects; utilising good practice in MERL to set targets and adaptively managing to ensure achievement of results
Good grasp of financial management including understanding relevant funding sources, ability to budget and accurately estimate costs, experience with reading financial reports and taking appropriate action based on the results.
Outstanding ability to analyse and interpret complex data-sets, both internal and external, to spot trends and patterns, opportunities and risks, and to inform decisions and action (even when the information is incomplete or ambiguous).
Outstanding communication skills with an ability to deeply understand the starting position of an audience and produce compelling written and/or spoken communications that effectively influence others.
Outstanding interpersonal skills with an ability to relate effectively to a wide range of people from diverse backgrounds; proven track record of leading collaborative working relationships and resolving conflicts between parties with differing interests.
Critical Technical Competencies
Demonstrated understanding of environment and current effective practices concerning ECD in Uganda, including existing networks, CSOs and government stakeholders
Demonstrated understanding of gender transformative programming and relevant approaches
Experience of managing compliance with safeguarding and child protection policies at a senior level
Substantial experience in successful proposal development and report writing.
Type of Role: Fixed Term
Reports to: Head of Programme Development & Quality
Grade: Level 16