Data, Monitoring and Research Jobs at Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority ( PPDA ) and other companies

Pin It
Deadline of this Job: 30 September 2022

The Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority is established under the
PPDA Act 2003 to regulate procurement and disposal practices in all government procuring and disposing entities.
PPDA is seeking to recruit a qualified, competent and highly motivated Ugandans to fill the following vacant positions:

Title: Senior Officer – Performance Monitoring Regional Offices (6 Vacancies)
Reports to: Regional Manager
Department: Performance Monitoring – Regional Offices
Department Head: Senior Manager Performance Monitoring – Regional Offices
Duty Station: Kampala, Mbale and Gulu

Job Purpose
To ensure effective regulation of the public procurement and disposal function through monitoring performance and compliance with the PPDA Act 2003 that leads to improved service delivery geared towards achievement of sustainable national development.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Manage strategic relationships with key stakeholders in the region,
• Manage the conduct of procurement audits, contract audits, bid preparatory audits, compliance inspections and investigations in the Entities in the region,
• Participate in the review of the Audit tool periodically to incorporate emerging issues,
• Participate in the development of Capacity Building Programs and ensure effective implementation and monitoring of these Programs within the regions,
• Review quarterly, monthly submissions & procurement plans in the regions to ensure effective implementation,
• Conduct Procurement related Investigations in the region,
• Monitor the performance of the public procurement and disposal system (E-
• GP and GPP) and NDP III flagship projects in the region,
• Manage and frequently engage High Spend Entities in the region,
• Support the monitoring and reporting on local content in public procurement in the region,
• Participate in the establishment and maintenance of collaborations with academic/ other institutions to conduct research in Public Procurement in the region, and
• Undertake any other assignments as may be directed from time to time.

Person Specifications
• Honours Bachelors’ Degree in Procurement or Supply Chain Management or a professional qualification in Procurement or Supply Chain such as CIPS, NEVI or any other related Professional Body,
• Full Professional qualification in Procurement or Supply Chain Management such as CIPS, NEVI or any other related Professional Body, and
• Professional qualification in either ACCA or CPA will be of added advantage.

• Experience
• A minimum of 4 years in public procurement
• Knowledge of the PPDA Act, Regulations, Standard Bidding Documents and Guidelines.
• Knowledge of donor funded procurement Regulations (World Bank, European
• Union, African Development Bank)
• Experience in auditing Skills
• Excellent Management Skills
• Strong Analytical and Report Writing Skills
• Very good Interpersonal skills
• Excellent Stakeholder Management Skills
• Strong Negotiation Skills

Deadline of this Job: 23 September 2022
Research Officer
Salary US$ 17,241
Location Moroto, Uganda
The Vacancy
Malaria Consortium is recruiting for a Research District Officer to join our team in Moroto, Karamoja region.
The Research District Officer will ensure that research activities during the second phase of the SMC pilot project in Uganda are carried out at District level in accordance with study protocols and to high quality standards.
The successful candidate will have:
• An undergraduate degree in Statistics, Project Management, Public Health, or a related subject
• At least 5 years’ of work experience in M&E and an advanced training in research
• Experience with performance monitoring and evaluation for international or national development projects, including developing performance indicators, data collection and analysis
• Experience in the design and implementation of data collection and data management systems
• Experience in data analysis and evaluation
• Experience in translating data into accessible reports for diverse audiences
• Experience conducting large scale quantitative surveys
• Good reading and writing skills in English and local language (Karamajong/Swahili and Pokoti)
• Good planning and organisational skills
• Good computer skills, particularly Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
• Flexible and able to work establishing a new intervention in a challenging environment
• Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences including district health authority staff, health facility staff, community leaders and SMC implementers
• Able to ride a motorbike – with more than 5 years’ driving experience and own a valid driving license
We need to keep beneficiaries safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to safeguarding. Please find our Code of Conduct, Safeguarding Policy and Privacy Notice here.
Deadline of this Job: 24 September 2022
10 Research Assistant
The Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC) seeks to hire suitable candidates for Research Assistant positions for the Integrated HIV/HTN study to be based in South Western Uganda. The Successful candidates will report to the Study Medical Officer.

Purpose of the position
The Research Assistants will be hired on a temporary basis to work with health facility staff and will be in charge of mobilising, consenting and interviewing selected participants.

Job description
• Travel to study sites and perform interviews on identified participants.
• Liaise with Health Facility Staff to effectively mobilise the identified study Participants.
• Offer informed consent to the identified survey participants.
• Maintain records in a confidential manner according to established procedures.
• Backup data on a daily basis according to Standing Operating Procedures.
• Securely maintain all computer equipment in your custody.
• Proper accountability for resources offered during the survey procedures.

Qualifications and other desirables for the job
• A minimum of a Diploma in a medical Clinical discipline (Clinical medicine/ Nursing/ Midwifery).
• Experience in Health Research data entry programs.
• Fluency in any local language of Runyankole, Rukiga, Runyoro, Rutoro, Rufumbira or Luganda.
• Should have a valid certificate of Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and Human Subjects Protection (HSP).

Deadline of this Job: 23 September 2022
United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is the world’s largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need. In emergencies, WFP gets food to where it is needed, saving the lives of victims of war, civil conflict and natural disasters. After an emergency, WFP uses food to help communities rebuild their lives. On average, WFP reaches more than 80 million people with food assistance in 80 countries each year.

Brief description of WFP in Uganda
WFP delivers food assistance in emergencies and work with communities to improve nutrition and build resilience. WFP provides life-saving food assistance and livelihood opportunities to refugees in Uganda. In addition, WFP assists the most vulnerable people in Uganda with food and nutrition assistance. Finally, WFP works with smallholder farmers and links them to markets.
As Uganda strives to achieve Zero Hunger by 2030 and become a middle-income country by 2040, WFP is also assessing its relevance and repositioning its role in Uganda.

We are seeking qualified individuals for the position of Business Support Assistant (IT Solutions Developer) SSA3 to be based in Kampala. Selected candidates will be employed on Special Service Agreement.

In support of WFP Country Office in line with the Country strategic plan (CSP), the Research, Assessment and Monitoring unit undertakes regular large-scale surveys, monitoring activities, rapid assessments, and mapping services to inform with updated food security information including economic and price data. These helps programmatic, policy decisions and advocacy efforts.

he Research Assessment and Monitoring (RAM) portfolio includes activities to address national and local-level capacities with the potential to support the management of disasters and climate change risks, through the automatization of processes, systems, promoting innovations and analysis of existing data, data collected using mobile technology, modelling, forecasting, and geo-spatial analysis. RAM is a core area for WFP and forms the basis for the design and support of all of our operations. Prior to any intervention, for Disaster Risk Management and Response, WFP in coordination with government and partners undertakes an analysis of the food security situation and answers some critical questions: who is food insecure or vulnerable and why?; how many are they and where do they live?; what should be done to save their lives and livelihoods?; how is the situation likely to evolve and, what are the risks threatening them? Related to changing lives activities, RAM provides geospatial and economic analysis, food security monitoring and assessments, and thematic analysis (related to climate change, resilience, markets and food systems). This contributes to effective targeting and define the most appropriate type and scale of intervention (such as food distributions, school feeding, cash based trasnfer programmes). Therefore, in this role you will generate the evidence base that supports nutrition, food security, social protection policies and programmes.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)
1. Develop protocols and procedures to ensure Two-way Accountability (from implementers to beneficiaries) and Transparency of Food Security and Nutrition Assessments and Analysis
• Discuss with program unit their need in terms of documentation and knowledge management
• Liaise with IT, area office, field office staff, and program unit to understand what approach/tools and the system could best serve the program
• Present the proposed filling system to program and implement
• Develop a simple Knowledge management guide/protocol
2. Ensure high standards of quality, reliability and validity of the data and analysis in line with WFP's privacy and protection guidelines.
• Support information management activities (build/update a repository of key documents)
• Assist in supporting the maintenance and development of electronic and manual tools used for records keeping
3. Support Data driven evidence-based decision-making process in a timely manner according to programmatic and strategic needs. (data preparedness)
• Liaise with other teams to compile lessons learned and recommendations to improve programme implementation.
• Assist in report writing (market monitor bulletins, Remote monitoring of Food Security bulletins, Tracking sheet for risks and mitigation measures)

• Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives: Builds an understanding of WFP’s Strategic Objectives.
• Be a force for positive change: Approaches individual tasks and responsibilities with a positive attitude and demeanor.
• Make the mission inspiring to our team: Understands the impact of WFP activities in beneficiary communities.
• Make our mission visible in everyday actions: Connects individual tasks and responsibilities to unit’s goals and mission.
• Look for ways to strengthen people's skills: Seeks opportunities to build and enhance individual skills.
• Create an inclusive culture: Demonstrates respect and understanding for diversity and cultural differences.
• Be a coach & provide constructive feedback: Identifies and approaches colleagues or supervisors to serve as coaches.
• Create an “I will”/”We will” spirit: Sets clear goals and measurable targets for own tasks and responsibilities.
• Encourage innovation & creative solutions: Assesses own tasks and responsibilities to find ways to be more efficient.
• Focus on getting results: Maintains accurate records of completion times and tasks in own areas of responsibility.
• Make commitments and make good on commitments: Understands responsibilities and the metrics associated with own tasks.
• Be Decisive: Notifies supervisors of dangerous situations or potential issues that may arise while in the field or office.
• Connect and share across WFP units: Understands WFP’s organizational structure, including the purpose and mission of each unit.
• Build strong external partnerships: Supports team in working with colleagues and WFP’s partners in the field toward common goals.
• Be politically agile & adaptable: Maintains a professional and courteous relationship with other WFP employees and partners in the field.
• Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships: Understands own team’s contributions in its partnerships with internal and external stakeholders.

Education : Applicants must be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent); Or have graduated with the relevant university degree within 6 months period at the time of taking up the internship, if selected.
- Applicants must have studied any of the following degree programmes; Bachelor of Data science, Statistics, Nutrition, or a closely related area, such as health, research, economics or information management system

Knowledge and Skills:
• Proficient reporting writing skills.
• - knowledge and experience in MS Office, Stata, SPSS
• - Knowledge in SQL, R, Python is desirable.
Languages: Fluency in oral and written English, including strong writing skills

Pin It
  • Workforce Solutions for Job Advertisement Temporary Workers Casual Workers Salary Surveys Recruitment Outsourcing Workers House Keeping

Annual Subscription Salary and Benefits Survey

Get Ahead of the Curve: Access Industry Benchmarks with continuous Salary Surveys


  • Sensitive Data Anonymisation
  • Annual Subscription
  • Contribute data and pay very little
  • Great Benchmark Reports
  • No data collectors needed

Some of Our Clients

Our Progress in Numbers

Candidate Profiles
Temporary Workers
Clients Served
Projects Handled

Request Casual or Temporary Workforce Today!

Candidate Assessment Tests

For only $15 per test per individual, you gain the power to assess candidates for any job, spanning all levels of expertise and qualifications.
  • Blue collar tests
  • Coding Test
  • Cognitive ability tests
  • Engineering skills test
  • Language Tests
  • Programming skills test
  • Psychometric Tests
  • Situational judgement tests

How it works