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Tuesday 8 April 2014

Chief of Section, Investigations - United Nations Office of Internal Oversight Services

Vacancy -  Chief of Section, Investigations
Organization: United Nations Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS)
Duty Station: Entebbe,
Country - Uganda
Grade: P5
Job Opening number: 14-SEC-OIOS-33917-F-ENTEBBE (M)
Report to: Deputy Director, OIOS Entebbe Regional Office

About OIOS:
The United Nations Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS) is an independent office in the United Nations Secretariat whose mandate is to "assist the Secretary-General in fulfilling his internal oversight responsibilities in respect of the resources and staff of the Organization."Specifically, activities include internal audit, investigation, monitoring, evaluation, inspection, reporting and support services to the United Nations Secretariat. Its intended and mandated function is similar to many national government audit organisations, like the Government Accountability Office in the United States. It reports not only to the General Assembly, but also to the Secretary-General.


Within delegated authority, the Chief of the Investigation Unit in Entebbe will be responsible for all day-to-day operations of the OIOS/ID Office in that particular duty station.
Plans, organizes, conducts and/or supervises investigations of the most serious and complex cases in the field of corruption and fraud as well as sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA). This includes adducing evidence, obtaining and reviewing pertinent documentation, conducting interviews and taking statements, analyzing facts and determining findings;
Ensures that investigations are carried out in a timely fashion and coordinated within the work of the Division and with other organizations of the UN system, as appropriate, and develops, implements, monitors and evaluates assigned investigations;
Makes certain that the preparation of investigation reports, together with findings and recommendations and related disciplinary and jurisdictional actions, as well as evidence and materials to support such actions. Assign tasks to investigation team members to assist in carrying out the assignments;
Creates and maintains a case activity list of the active and open investigations for priority setting and overall case management by the Deputy Director and the Director;
Prepares cases for submission to the UN justice system and/or referral to relevant national jurisdictions; responds to requests for information, assistance and advice from offices and departments outside the Division; supervises intake, processing and evaluation of all new matters for jurisdiction decisions; coordinates the Division's information management to ensure conformity and relevance to UN legal requirements as applicable; has responsibility for the management and handling of evidentiary material including locating and liaising with relevant forensic institutions; liaise and coordinate between the Division and the relevant UN legal offices - Administrative Law Unit and the Office of Legal Affairs; carries out responsibilities for ensuring the legal sufficiency of planning and reporting documents of the Division including matters concerning peer reviews;
Works closely with other Offices’ and Departments’ staff and management both at Headquarters in New York and at field missions worldwide in discussing the work of the Office; the presentation of criminal or administrative disciplinary cases to national jurisdictions or administrative disciplinary bodies; providing advice and expertise on investigatory matters;
Manages administrative tasks as appropriate in the duty station;
Performs any other tasks as may be assigned by the Deputy Director.

The ideal candidate for the United Nations vacancy an advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in law, police studies or related fields. A combination of a first-level university degree in law, police studies or related fields together with formal qualifications and/or certifications in investigations (military, police, federal/national intelligence agencies) in combination with two additional years of qualifying work experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
Formal qualifications and/or certifications in Investigations (pursuant to a course of study, training and examinations of a state/national law enforcement institution, a national military academy or a federal/national intelligence service training institution, supplemented with professional development courses and/or certifications involving study, training and examinations in investigatory work) in combination with four additional years of qualifying work experience may be accepted in lieu of the first-level university degree.

Skills and Experience:
At least ten years’ progressively responsible experience in investigatory work including criminal and administrative investigations is required.
Extensive experience in investigation management and administration together with supervisory functions is required.
Significant experience with international investigation activities is required.
Prior experience with an international or multilateral public institution is desirable.
Languages Proficiency: English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the functions advertised, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of French is highly desirable. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is an advantage.

All suitably qualified and interested candidates desiring to serve in The United Nations Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS) as the Chief of Section, Investigations should express their interest by visiting the UN recruitment website and clicking Apply Now.

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Deadline: 17th April, 2014

Senior Corporate Sales Executive - Appliance World Ltd Uganda

Vacancy - Senior Corporate Sales Executive
Organisation: Appliance World Ltd
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Country - Uganda

About Us:
Appliance World Ltd (the company) is one of the largest organizations in Uganda dealing in consumer electronics (refrigerators, microwaves, audio products, televisions, and washing machines), commercial air conditioning and mechanical ventilation, mobile phones, computers/network monitors.

Job Summary: The Senior Corporate Sales Executive will be charged with growing the business brand and marketing Appliance World’s franchise to the Government, NGO’s and Corporate Organizations.

Programme Accountant - AMREF Uganda

Vacancy -  Programme Accountant
Organization: AMREF
Reports to: Finance Manager
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country - Uganda
Ref: AMREF/UCO/822/2014

About AMREF:
AMREF is the largest indigenous health development non-governmental organization based in Africa. Working with and through African communities, health systems and governments, AMREF aims to close the gap that prevents people from accessing their basic right to health. AMREF is headquartered in Nairobi, and has programmes in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Southern Sudan, South Africa and West Africa. Employing over 800 staff and with an annual operating budget of approximately $70 million, AMREF is a knowledge resource for donors and partners.

Job Summary: The Programme Accountant will offer management accounting support to the designated projects in line with AMREFs financial policies and procedures and donor grant agreements. The job holder will ensure effective utilization of project funds according to AMREF policies, procedures and donor guidelines.

Prepare annual budgets for projects by determining funds available for the budget, determining activities scheduled for the year and their cost and translating these to operational budgets and in the AMREF format.
Prepare budgets for new proposals and monitor them against performance.
Monitor Cash balances per project.

Academic Coordinator - Uganda Christian University

Vacancy - Academic Coordinator - MPHL (STM)
Organisation: Uganda Christian University (UCU)
Duty Station:  Mukono,
Country - Uganda

About UCU:
Uganda Christian University was founded when the historic Bishop Tucker Theological College was promoted as a university in 1997. Bishop Tucker Theological College trained clergy and educators during its 84-year history from 1913-1997. The local chief, Hamu Mukasa, granted land for the college to operate in Mukono. International partnerships were part of the College’s missionary history. The Church Mission Society teamed with Ugandan leaders and others to assure the College had the necessary intellectual and other capital. By the late 1990s, the Church of Uganda sought to have a broader impact on society through the higher education - not only of clergy but of other professionals as well. Uganda Christian University was established in 1997.

In 2004, the Government of Uganda granted a charter to Uganda Christian University – the highest level of national accreditation. UCU was the first private University to receive such a charter from the Government.

About MPHL- STM:
Save the Mothers (Master of Public Health Leadership) is a program of the Uganda Christian University which began in 2005 in order to train multidisciplinary professionals to be advocates for safe motherhood within their various fields of influence.

Manager, Planning Monitoring & Evaluation - Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture

Vacancy - Manager, Planning Monitoring & Evaluation
Organisation: Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country -  Uganda
Reports to: Deputy Executive Secretary

Key Duties
Design and manage a result-based Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) system including impact assessment of RUFORUM activities
Guide and contribute to the development and up-dating of RUFORUM strategic and operational plans
Update RUFORUM Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation PME strategy and framework
Organize and conduct regular program/project reviews and evaluation at the RUFORUM Secretariat and universities
Advise on the incorporation of lessons learnt from M&E processes for performance improvement at the RUFORUM Secretariat and universities
Develop manuals and guidelines, formats and procedures/protocols for various pro-gram activities
Maintain liaison with member universities in aspects of program/project planning, reviewing, assessing progress, and monitoring performance of capacity building activities/operations
Work closely with ICT and other departments, contribute to the development and use of the RUFORUM Management Information system (MIS) to enable computer based M&E data capture, storage, reporting and dissemination

Senior Programme Coordinator – Policy and Campaigns - WaterAid in Uganda (WAU)

Vacancy: Senior Programme Coordinator – Policy and Campaigns
Recruiting Organization: WaterAid in Uganda (WAU)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country Uganda
Reports to: Head of Policy & Research

Job Summary: The Senior Programme Coordinator Policy & Campaigns is primarily responsible for providing first-rate policy analysis of WASH and development issues to enhancing the sector influencing capacity of WAU. The job holder should be able to extend analysis and relationship-building beyond the confines of the WASH sector in order to position WASH as a key economic and human development issue. You will be a good networker and good at marketing WAU successes

The jobholder will also contribute to research into WASH Issues and towards the development of communication and advocacy strategies which will result in sustainable improvements in the provision of safe water, sanitation and hygiene to the poor in Uganda.  Working in collaboration with partners and other relevant stakeholders, you are responsible for processing WASH information with a focus of influencing and optimising the impact of such on WASH activities and overcome the barriers preventing the poor from accessing safe water, sanitation and hygiene facilities.

Client Service Intern- Gap Marketing Uganda

Vacancy: Client Service Intern
Organisation: Gap Marketing
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About GAP:
Gap Marketing is a retail marketing agency, with two decades experience in launching, managing and delivering our clients' brands across retail channels. At Gap, we understand that you are not always in a position - or it may not be desirable for you – to develop the in-house competencies necessary for the retail battle. Nurturing vital brand statistics to ensure you win at retail is what we do best. We have continuously developed and implemented retail solutions that are guaranteed to move you closer to achieving The Dream.. We call our approach 'Retail Therapy.'

Deputy Chief of Party - IntraHealth International Uganda

Vacancy Deputy Chief of Party
Organisation: IntraHealth International
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country Uganda

Reports to: Chief of Party
Requisition Number: 14-0017

About IntraHealth:
For over 30 years, in more than 100 countries, IntraHealth International has empowered health workers to better serve communities in need. IntraHealth fosters local solutions to health care challenges by improving health worker performance, strengthening health systems, harnessing technology, and leveraging partnerships.

In collaboration with governments, nongovernmental organizations, and private-sector organizations around the world, IntraHealth champions the needs and contributions of health workers—from doctors and nurses to community health workers to health facility managers—and works to ensure they have the tools, supplies, information, training, and support they need to provide communities they serve with the best possible opportunity for health and well-being.

4 Career Opportunities Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Internship Scheme - USAID Uganda

Vacancy: Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Internship Scheme (4 Career Opportunities)
Recruiting Organisation: USAID Strengthening Decentralization for Sustainability (SDS) Program
Duty Station: Kampala,
 Country Uganda

About SDS:
Strengthening Decentralization for Sustainability (SDS) is a 6-year (June 2010- May 2016) USAID funded program in support of the government of Uganda (GOU) at the district and Sub-county local government level. The project aims at improving results and sustainability of decentralized social service delivery through appropriate tools, technical assistance, and financial support. The SDS Programme is implemented by Cardno Emerging Markets, Ltd. USA, in collaboration with: Urban Institute; Development Info Structure Inc. (Devis);Infectious Disease Institute (IDI); and Tangaza Cinemas.

Internship Job Summary: The purpose of this internship scheme is twofold:
Develop new M&E talents from the pool of brilliant young graduates that are fresh from the university, have no experience but are highly motivated and have a passion for M&E. This will enhance the aim of building local capacity and shaping the future’s manpower especially in areas of; Planning, Programming, Monitoring and Evaluation
Through these young graduates interested in developing their career in M&E where they will be trained, mentored and groomed for the same.