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Deadline of this Job: 13 September 2022
About Us
Food for the Hungry (FH/U) is a Christian international relief and development organization that has been working in Uganda since 1989.
FH is currently operating programs in Asia, Latin America and Africa with support offices in the UK, Canada, Switzerland, United States of America and Japan. FH's primary goal is to end all forms of poverty World-wide. FH promotes practice of performance, accountability, and risk management in line with FH's "Transforming Field Experience(TFE)"re-imagination initiative.
In Uganda, FH is operational in the Districts of Adjumani, Kitgum, Lamwo, Kween, Mbale, Namutumba and Amudat Districts implementing programs in four main sectors of Education; Food Security and Livelihoods; Health/Nutrition and Disaster Risk Reduction, with the Head office located in Kampala.
FH Culture: All we do, and how we do it, seeks to promote God's beauty, goodness, and truth in a broken world. As such, we are defined by our ability to make people's lives measurably better, our ability to deliver impact is the measure of our collective success.
For we know that we are God's handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God has already prepared in advance for us to do. At Food for the Hungry, we operate under a set of values called Heartbeat Values.
FH/Uganda is actively seeking for qualified candidates committed to its Heartbeat and Corporate Strategy to fill the career opening above on a rolling basis;

Job Summary
Under the overall guidance and supervision of the Program Director (PD), this role will be part of the Program Delivery Team. The H&N Specialist will support in making FHU a partner of choice in Health and Nutrition Programming in Uganda. Provide substantive and hands-on support to Area Programs (APs) and technical officers to implement the FH H&N technical projects. Support FH Uganda Program in technical and programmatic project management, design, proposal writing, representation and monitoring of Health and Nutrition sector within FH multi-sector development programs and projects that are consistent with the Health and Nutrition and projects that are consistent with the Health and Nutrition technical program and Transforming Field Experience (TFE) re-imagination initiative, and to collaborate with other sectors to develop integrated programming.

Duties and Responsibilities
Key Result #1: Proposal Development and Technical Quality Assurance (60%)
Key Result #2: Strengthen Visibility and Reporting (20%)
Key Result #3: External Relations (15%)
Key Result #4: Staff Development (5%)

Education & Experience
• A minimum 7+ years of previous experience in health and nutrition programming
• Experience developing proposals in the health, public health and or nutrition.
• Experience in mainstreaming gender, environment, peace-building, disability and or institutional development (NNGO and government).
• Experience working with Government and other partners (Multi-lateral Agencies, private donors).
• Bachelor's degree in Public Health, Food science and Technology, Nutrition and dietetics or related sciences from accredited university.
• MSc in Public Health, Nutrition and project management is desirable


Deadline of this Job: 13 September 2022
About Us
Food for the Hungry (FH/U) is a Christian international relief and development organization that has been working in Uganda since 1989.
FH is currently operating programs in Asia, Latin America and Africa with support offices in the UK, Canada, Switzerland, United States of America and Japan. FH's primary goal is to end all forms of poverty World-wide. FH promotes practice of performance, accountability, and risk management in line with FH's "Transforming Field Experience(TFE)"re-imagination initiative.
In Uganda, FH is operational in the Districts of Adjumani, Kitgum, Lamwo, Kween, Mbale, Namutumba and Amudat Districts implementing programs in four main sectors of Education; Food Security and Livelihoods; Health/Nutrition and Disaster Risk Reduction, with the Head office located in Kampala.
FH Culture: All we do, and how we do it, seeks to promote God's beauty, goodness, and truth in a broken world. As such, we are defined by our ability to make people's lives measurably better, our ability to deliver impact is the measure of our collective success.
For we know that we are God's handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God has already prepared in advance for us to do. At Food for the Hungry, we operate under a set of values called Heartbeat Values.
FH/Uganda is actively seeking for qualified candidates committed to its Heartbeat and Corporate Strategy to fill the career opening above on a rolling basis;

Job Summary
Under the overall guidance and supervision of the Program Director, the Humanitarian Response Coordinator (HRC) will plan, organize, coordinate and lead upcoming humanitarian emergency responses as well as nexus programs for FH Uganda. Will explore possibilities of new opportunities in relief and humanitarian affairs to assist communities in need and better position FHU in the humanitarian sector in Uganda. The HRC will ensure timely, accurate and effective delivery of humanitarian interventions and ensure the projects stay on time, scope, and budget, promote practice of performance, accountability, and risk management in line with in line with FH's "Transforming Field Experience(TFE)" re-imagination initiative.
The HRC will ensure timely, accurate and effective delivery of humanitarian interventions and ensure the projects stay on time, scope, and budget, promote practice of performance, accountability, and risk management in line with in line with FH's "Transforming Field Experience(TFE)" re-imagination initiative. Co-lead technical design of Emergency relief and humanitarian projects with support from the technical program specialists in line with FH's program design guidelines and core humanitarian standards.

Duties and Responsibilities
Key Result #1: Relief & Humanitarian Affairs (RHA) strategy development and implementation,
Key Result #2: Strategic partnerships development for business acquisition and growth,
Key Result #3: Networking and External Engagement with technical working groups, donors, potential partners
Key Result #4: Leadership, culture and talent development

Education & Experience
• Typically, 5+ years project and management experience in implementing emergency relief aid measures of agencies, linking emergency with long term development as well as Nexus building actions,
• Proven experience in designing and implementing actions funded by ECHO, OCHA, USAID, UN agencies and other relevant humanitarian donors,
• Knowledge and understanding of Emergency Food Security and Livelihoods, Education and WASH programming in emergencies, humanitarian response, complex emergencies, conflict resolution and international humanitarian law/standards,
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in disaster response and management, Agriculture, Natural Resource Management, development studies, social work, Food science and nutrition
• Postgraduate qualification in disaster response, project management, Natural resource management, development studies, social work is an added advantage.

Language
• Proficiency in spoken and written English. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals is satisfactory. Ability to speak local language of the area is an added advantage.

Deadline of this Job: 13 September 2022
Function
Under the guidance of the Project Manager, the Agribusiness Facilitator - Agribusiness for Women Empowerment will be responsible for the delivery of business facilitation services in the communities. To support women in refugee and host communities to establish new businesses and/or expand businesses in the prioritized value chains. S/He will offer business support services to individuals and groups as well as facilitating linkages with commercial service providers. The Business Facilitator will report to the project manager.
The Agri-business Facilitator will work closely with the Project Manager (PM) and community facilitators, community agro-entrepreneurs, to support agribusiness development activities to increase the overall level of competitiveness of women in refugee and host communities in the selected value chains and other non-agricultural employment opportunities within the project area. S/he will be responsible for the oversight of field-based business development activities.
S/he will collaborate with women agri-enterprises (agri-hubs, off takers, Self Help Groups (SHGs), private sector and regulatory bodies/ boards to enhance value-chain actors' benefits and leverage service delivery at each level of contact with both women entrepreneurs/ farmers and customers. S/he will also work closely with private sector players (processors, input suppliers, financial service providers), government agencies and development partners to design and implement appropriate business cases and interventions that improve the business performance of the women enterprises.

Minimum Requirements:
• Bachelors' Degree or equivalent in the fields of Agriculture
• Economics, Business Administration, Rural Development,
• Enterprise Development or another related field,
• Three (3) years field and technical experience with commercial
• sector, agribusiness development in a mix of economic growth/ trade, value chain competitiveness, investment promotion, or agriculture development
• Experience working with farmer group programs in refugee settlements

Preferred Requirements
• Significant experience in building public/private partnerships, preferably in the agricultural sector.
• Strong consumer marketing, financial analysis, and management skills.
• Strong hands-on experience in managing or providing technical support to producer organisations.
• Knowledge of M4P approach
• Experience in supporting and monitoring field-based programs.
• Excellent command of Report writing, analysis and presentation skills using Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
• Track record of building strong client and stakeholder relationships.
• Ability to generate innovative solutions in work situations.

Most Critical Proficiencies:
• Clear understanding of the agricultural value chains.
• Innovative, analytical, and solutions oriented.
• Knowledge of enterprise development, market systems approach and linkages to poverty alleviation.
• Strong interpersonal management skills.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Excellent organizational skills.
• Proficient knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, presentation tools, electronic mail (Microsoft Office preferred)
• and Internet
• Demonstrated proficiency in English and other local languages, both oral and written.

Essential Job Functions and Physical Demands:
• Preparing and presenting documents in a well-designed and attractive format with superior attention to detail.
• Ability to understand, appreciate and implement Heifer's Value
• Based Holistic Community Development. Demonstrated creativity, ability to think systematically, willingness and ability to incorporate innovative solutions.
• Quantitative and qualitative approaches to evaluation and ability to communicate MLE concepts clearly with leadership, partners, and staff at all levels.
• Willingness and ability to assign and review the work of direct reports and to use participatory management skills with junior and senior staff
• Willingness and ability to travel extensively throughout project area.
• May require constant sitting, working at a computer and focusing for extended periods of time and performing office environment activities while on the road and/or in remote conditions
• Working with sensitive information and maintaining confidentiality
• Ability to manage and execute multiple tasks with little supervision while meeting sometimes inflexible deadlines.

Deadline of this Job: 13 September 2022
Function
Under the guidance of the Senior Accountant, the AWE Project Accountant will play a significant role in strengthening core global systems by ensuring the proper accounting and reporting of resources in project implementation by maintaining systems of accountability, processing accounting information, internal and external financial reporting, cash and bank account maintenance and other financial tasks as assigned in liaison with relevant Heifer departments.
The person contributes to the program impact by preparing project financial reports and monitoring budget burn rates for effective implementation of the project. The accountant will assist with financial and accounting aspects of the country program office and the processing of routine financial transactions in accordance with Heifer's policies and procedures. The accountant also ensures compliance with Heifer and UN Women requirements for the AWE II Program. This position interacts with similar positions in other teams to promote consistency throughout the country and area program.

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or a related field is required, part Il qualification of any professional course ACCA, CPA is a must and six (6) years' experience in a nonprofit organization. Other job-related education and/or experience may be substituted for all or part of these requirements.

Most Critical Proficiencies
Practical experience in various aspects of accounting principles and practices with a good understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) or International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

Most Critical Proficiencies

• Practical experience in various aspects of accounting principles and practices with a good understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) or International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
• Good analytical skills
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Knowledge of the context in which non-profit organizations operate and a good understanding of and sensitivity to issues associated with poverty, hunger and the environment
• Computer proficient in word processing, spreadsheets, presentation tools, electronic mail software, and knowledge of accounting software (eg.: MS Office Suite, DOS, Accounting packages such as Sun Systems, Pastel, Agresso)
• Strong organizational skills
• Strong numeracy skills
• Demonstrated written and oral fluency in English

Essential Job Functions and Physical Demands
• Ability to prepare and present documents in a well-designed and attractive format with superior attention to detail
• Ability to maintain the highest level of professionalism when dealing with donors, project participants, staff and partner organizations
• Willingness to contribute to Heifer International's principles of transparency and honesty
• Proven team and customer care skills with the ability to train and work cooperatively with a diverse staff, including field staff in several locations

Deadline of this Job: 13 September 2022
The Project
Water 4 Dairy Business is a two-year project that aims at providing equal access to water for dairy farmers and neighbouring communities) in two selected dairy cooperatives in Kiboga district. W4DB will set-up viable water supply chain at the level of the cooperative to reach 7,500 families, improve the milk quality at farmer and cooperative level, and create buy-in from financial institutions for scalability

Function
Under the guidance of the Project Manager - Power, Water and Internet (PWI), the Project coordinator- Water for Dairy Business (W4DB) will be responsible for the development of design plans, working drawings, technical specifications, bill of quantities as per project document and standards by the Ministry of Water & Environment; supervision of implementation and contract administration of water supply development including water supply installation and borehole drilling, Water supply construction, and Water spring Protection works, sanitation facilities and waste disposal systems; Mainstreaming of sector management approaches in all water related interventions. S/he will provide technical guidance and support to Producer Organization (PO) boards, staff and farmers on water for domestic use and dairy production.
The project coordinator will be accountable for all project activities; needs assessments, water related studies, partner/stakeholder coordination and engagement, development of water business models, capacity building of Producer Organization management teams, producing related reports on project progress; supervising and appraising the performance of water facilities at Producer Organization level; timely project implementation and delivery of the intended outcomes.

Minimum Requirements
Bachelor's degree in water and Sanitation Engineering, Civil Engineering, water Resource Engineering or Environmental Engineering with five (5) years' experience coordinating and implementing rural water projects.

Preferred requirements

• Computer literacy particularly in AutoCAD, MS Word, Excel, Power point, and SPSS.
• Ability to lead and work as part of a team, flexible, adaptable and patient
• Ability to plan own work, work under pressure when faced with competing demands.
• Ability to communicate both written and spoken English, be innovative.
• Ability to work away from workstation and travelling in remote and /or rural environments.
• Demonstrable analytical and conceptual skills to plan projects, timetable agreed activities and oversee activities.

Most Critical Proficiencies
• Good understanding of water sector, systems and technologies in Uganda
• Ability to prepare and present documents in a well-designed and attractive format with superior attention to detail.
• Proven project management, contract management, motivational and supervisory skills with ability to train and work cooperatively with a diverse staff.
• Demonstrated knowledge of the latest developments in advancing good/best practices in water for development within vulnerable communities.
• Demonstrated creativity, ability to think systematically, willingness and ability to incorporate innovative solutions and design catalytic activities within the water component chains (e.g., technology-based payment systems).
• Demonstrated experience in setting up functional water management systems and commercial water models for communities.
• Demonstrated knowledge and experience in facilitating technical project feasibility studies, designs, including the computation of the associated key financial ratios and benchmarks.
• Computer literacy, including facility with Word, Excel, and other relevant Microsoft Office Suite applications, as well as any other databases
• Proficient in communicating in English and local languages, oral and written.

Essential Job Functions and Physical Demands:
• Proven interpersonal and communication skills with ability to relate to individuals and groups diplomatically and tactfully.
• Sensitivity to the needs and priorities of disadvantaged populations particularly women and children.
• Working in a multi-cultural setting, commitment to promoting teamwork, gender equality and sensitivity to hunger and poverty issues.
• Ability to work under tight deadlines with minimum supervision.
• Ability to work under pressure in response to changing needs and ability to work well in a team.
• Ability to travel domestically and internationally, occasionally on short notice.
• Sound judgment, professionalism, and a positive attitude with the ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment and in sometimes difficult circumstances.
• Ability to work with sensitive information and maintain confidentiality.

Deadline of this Job: 08 September 2022
Accountabilities
• Ensure a gender transformative approach to the implementation of the project.
• Support preparation and management of annual plans and alignment of project budgets to support the gender transformative aims of the project.
• Engage communities, traditional and religious institutions to change social/gender norms attitude and practices that negatively impact on especially girls’ realization of their education rights, with an emphasis on the right to education.
• Develop and lead the implementation of training and coaching programs aimed at developing the capacities of team members, partners and main stakeholders for gender transformative programing and the quality delivery of gender equality related activities.
• Support the project team to plan and conduct project studies, including, project Baselines, gender analysis, the monitoring and evaluation tracking system for OOSC, any surveys, as well as the mid and end line evaluations and knowledge management.
• Support the development of gender responsive and inclusive tools that support project planning, implementation and M&E in line with the project objective.
• Support schools targeted by the project create a gender responsive and inclusive environment that supports girls to enroll, stay and thrive in school.
• Support communities and other key education stakeholders identify, dialogue and address the root causes of gender inequality and discrimination and the effect these have on girls’ access, transitioning and completion of education.
• plan and support advocacy and influencing activities working closely with the project team and the Influencing and Communications Manager.
• Document and share best practices and lessons learned on gender transformative programming throughout implementation.
• Represent Plan International Uganda at coordination meetings and other fora (gender equality, education, child protection)
• work closely with child protection staff to feed into protection risk assessment and to develop effective safeguarding measures and referral mechanisms for the project.
Child Protection and Gender Equality & Inclusion
• Ensures 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.

Key relationships
• Has a technical reporting to the Technical Advisor Gender & Inclusion at country level
• A Member of the gender task force
• Work in close collaboration with technical Advisors/specialists on the project team, including Child Protection, Education and Monitoring and Evaluation to ensure strong complementarity and coordination on technical aspects.
• Maintain a close working collaboration with the Gender Equality Advisor at CNO and seek out opportunities to enhance quality assurance.
• Ensure a collaborative and strong relationship is developed with Strømme Foundation, including structured regular meetings to share processes, lessons learnt and challenges.

Leadership Competencies
• Set and communicate ambitious but realistic work goals and priorities, explaining how these contribute to Plan International's purpose.
• Set high standards for self and others' behavior, inside and outside work. Championing our values and commitment to rights, gender equality and safeguarding. Supporting the health, well-being and both physical and psychological safety of our staff, including their safety to speak out.
• Hold self and others to account for what we have agreed, dealing with poor performance quickly, firmly and constructively.
• Create a positive team spirit, helping people work well together, to reflect and continuously improve the efficiency and quality of what we do.
• Collaborate with team members, colleagues and partners in finding creative solutions to problems by sharing information, experience and ideas and actively seeking their input.
• Motivate and developing others by taking an interest, giving constructive feedback and praise, ensuring they are properly trained and helping them utilize their potential.
• Accept change and support others in adjusting to it, helping them understand.

Business Management Competencies
• Understand relevant sectoral context including how the sector operates in terms of funding and governance and awareness of Plan's purpose, values, and global strategy
• Manage legal and reputational risk including risk assessment, communication, risk management and reporting in full compliance with risk-related standards, including in areas such as Child and Youth Safeguarding and Protection, Gender equality and inclusion, Counter Fraud, Safety and Security
• Manage activities and resources including skills in strategic thinking, planning and organising, financial planning and monitoring, negotiation and programme and project management
• Manage people and information including skills in assessment and coaching, evidence-based management, communication skills, both speaking and writing, and digital working, including personal digital skills.

Requirements:
Knowledge, experience & Education:

• A Bachelor’s Degree in Gender and Development, Gender Studies, Development Studies, Social Sciences.
• At least 5 years’ experience in Gender, Development, and implementation of gender equality and/or women and girl’s protection and empowerment programs in a reputable organization
• Understanding of the aims of gender transformative programming, experience of implementation is highly sought.
• Experience in carrying out all aspects of qualitative research (development and piloting of tools, data collection, analysis, writing). Experience of feminist-informed research methodology is desired.
• Demonstrated experience of capacity building and mentoring staff
• Sound knowledge and experience of integrating gender equality and social inclusion in education
• Sound understanding of child and youth safeguarding approaches and child protection.
• Experience with Educate A Child (EAC) is considered a strong asset

Skills:
• Capacity to work with people of diverse cultures
• Good communication and interpersonal skills
• Strong advocacy and lobbying skills
• Strong analytical skills, especially from a gender and inclusion perspective
• A skilled facilitator with a good grounding in the design of learning objectives and the development of training programmes.
• Gender analysis skills
• Demonstrated skills and experience in proposal development, report writing
• Excellent computer skills (Microsoft office)
• Attitude and behaviors:
• Ability to work within a team environment
• Commitment to gender equality and a strong feminist perspective
• Demonstrate behaviors that embrace child-centeredness, community participation, and partnership.
• Willingness to travel frequently to the field

Additional Responsibilities
Child Protection Responsibilities
• Responsible for the implementation of the CYPS standards as they apply to the area of responsibility plus the development of actions to address identified gaps and monitoring their effectiveness.
• Ensure that children and families in the area of responsibility are aware of the Children and Young People Safeguarding policy and applicable local procedures so that they know what behaviors they can expect from Plan staff, associates and visitors and whom to report any concerns;
• Ensure that Plan International’s global policies for CYPS and Gender Equality and Inclusion (GEI) 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.



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