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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. 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.

External vacancy announcement FH/Uganda is actively seeking for qualified candidates committed to its Heartbeat and Corporate Strategy to fill the career openings below on a rolling basis:
Job Title: Finance and Administration Officer (01 position)
Position Type: Full Time National Staff
Location: Lamwo
Reports to: Regional Finance Officer-North
Contract Length: 24 months
Start Date: October 2022 (To be hired on rolling basis)

Position Summary:
Under the supervision of the Regional Finance Officer, the Finance & Admin Officer will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the Area Program finance operations including preparing periodic financial TUSTILI DUTY Under the supervision of the Regional Finance Officer, the Finance & Admin Officer will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the Area Program finance operations including preparing periodic financial I reports, reconcile accounting information, review major payments and invoices for consistence with organizational procedures and established accounting formats, support project level procurement and performs administrative duties of the cluster Additionally, this position supervises the Cashier/ Stores, Guards, Office Attendants, Driver at Cluster/Field level

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Cash Management:
• Finance Management
• Staff supervision and Administration;
• Internal control, Fixed asset and Inventory management
• Safety and compliance

Education & Experience
• Bachelor's degree in Finance and accounting or related discipline from a recognized university or institution
• Having completed ACCA/CPA level II is added advantage / pursuing professional qualifications
• Minimum of 3+years extensive experience in financial management and co-ordination preferably within an international NGO environment Having an auditing background is an added advantage.
• A relevant Post Graduate Qualification will be an added advantage
• Minimum 3+ years in a busy procurement and logistics department an INGO environment is required Good knowledge of donor requirements (DFID, USAID) contractual, procurement and reporting requirements required.
• Familiarity with areas of operation is an added advantage.
Note: A valid motorcycle riding permit, including the ability to ride and care for a motorcycle is a must for this job
Language Proficiency in local languages like Luo for Lamwo and written English is a Must.

Job Title: Education, Youth & Adolescent (EYA) Specialist
Position Type: Full time
Location: Kampala
Number of Positions: 01
Reports to: Program Director
Contract Length: 2 year (Fixed)
Start Date: October, 2023

Job Summary
Under the overall guidance and supervision of the Program Director (PD), this role will be part of the Program Delivery Team. The EYA specialist will lead in making FH the partner of choice in Education, Youth and Adolescent programming in Uganda. Provide substantive and hands-on support to Area Programs (APs) and technical officers to implement the FH Y&A strategy. The incumbent will be the go to person for FH's Community System for Accountability and Feedback (C-SAFE). Gender, diversity, Protection and inclusion strategic initiatives. Will ensure strong policy engagement, collaboration, private sector partnerships in the areas of Youth entrepreneurship, skills development, Adolescent, Sexual, Reproductive Health Rights(ASRHR), Y&A participation and engagement Will also promote organizational growth and portfolio diversification and contribute to strategy development whilst positioning FH across all districts of operation in the EYA space

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Education, Youth & Adolescent (EYA) Program strategy implementation (20%)
• Strategic partnerships development for business acquisition and growth (15%)
• Program Quality and impact (25%)
• Networking and External Engagement with technical Sorking groups, donors, potential partners C-SAFE, Gender, Protection and Inclusion (2006)

Education & Experience
• Typically, 5+ years of experience in Education, Youth & Adolescent programing, compliance, external engagement, Gender mainstreaming, Safeguarding, financial and project management experience. Experience with working with private and institutional donors. This will include UNWFP. UNFAO, UNHCR. UKAID/FCDO, GIZ, KOICA. USAID, EU-ECHO, PRIA
• Non-profit ministry experience is a plus. Program leadership experience that includes risk and compliance management, financial, and opportunity development
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in Education development studies/social sciences, law, Entrepreneurship, Business studies.
• Master's degree in development studies/Social sciences, Education, Public health, Business Administration project management preferred includes conducting surveys and assessments to determine training needs, mobilizing and sensitizing communities and stakeholders, forming participants' groups, designing and conducting training of project participants in business skills, mentorship, financial literacy and inclusion. Visit/follow up of crop development, creation of inarket linkages, and periodically advise/support beneficiaries to ensure successful implementation of the project according to project design document and result framework.

Job Title: Health & Nutrition Officer
Position Type: Full Time National Staff
Location: Amudat
Number of Positions: 01
Reports to: Project Coordinator
Contract Length: 2 years (Fixed)
Start Date: January, 2023

Position Summary:
Under the supervision of the Project Coordinator, the Health & Nutrition Officer will be primarily responsible for Promoting and strengthening health system management (HR, supply chain, information, leadership, governance, and accountability) structures to improve coordination and quality of service provision within the facility. The Health & Nutrition officer will implement and s port strategies and approaches that improve the organizational performance of targeted nation facilities with emphasis of the above. Support will be strongly focused on working closely with other partners and stakeholders supporting Health Systems Strengthen components that is to say. Health Information Systems, health workforce, service delivery, essential medicines and financing in order to serve and empower Health Facility workers and Village Health Teams. This will include a focus on capacity building on service delivery, advocacy for accountability of health resources and improving the communication between the facility and the community. In close collaboration with the District Health Office's office, he/she will be responsible for the development of systems strengthening plans, monitoring and evaluating performance of these systems. He/she will ensure accurate documentation and reporting on District activities including training

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Coordination and reporting
• Finance management and Budgeting:

Education & Experience
• University Bachelor's degree/Diploma in Agriculture, Agribusiness, Food science and relevant work experience
• A minimum of three (3) years' practical field experience working in communities with agricultural and livelihoods practices and experience

• Knowledge in value chain development, income generating activities and VSLA is desirable
• Experience in teaching training adult learners. Training in basic household nutrition practices will be added advantage
• Experience in the practices, principles and operations associated with modern agricultural production including knowledge of agronomic principles and practices, including crops, soils and nutrients

Language Skills
• Proficiency in spoken and written English
• . Knowledge of the local language (POKOT) is necessary.
Note: A valid motorcycle riding permit, including the ability to ride and care for a motorcycle is a Must for this job

Job Title: Office Assistant
Position Type: Full Time National
Staff Location: Amudat
Number of Positions: 01
Reports to: Finance Assistant
Contract Length: 2 years (Fixed)
Start Date: October, 2022

Position Summary:
Under the supervision of the Finance Assistant, the Office Assistant will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the administrative functions at the front office and cleanliness of the entire office premises. She/he will be in charge of proper custody of all office property (Steward) that are used daily. Should carry out clerical services and use the office phone to make official calls as will be required. It is critical that the Office Assistant maintain an extremely high level of confidentiality at all times. The staff must be familiar with administrative practices and procedures, should possess an ability to effectively communicate, and ensure that all are performed in a high quality and time sensitive manner.
Duties and Responsibilities
• Customer care and front desk management
• Administration and Stores
• Administration and Stores management
• General Office Management:

Education & Experience
• O' Level and or its equivalent or other related disciplines from a recognized institute.
• At least three (3) years of relevant progressive experiences it an administrative function within an NGO.
• Customer care certificate is an added advantage.
Language Skills
Proficiency in spoken and written English. Knowledge of the local language (POKOT) is MUST.


Job Title: Project Coordinator -Ayiri-Children, Youth and Community for Change(CYCC) Project (01 position)
Position Type: Full Time National Staff
Location: Adjumani
Reports to: Project Area Manager
Contract Length: 24 months
Start Date: October 2022

Position Summary:
Under the overall guidance and supervision of the Program Area Manager (PAM), the Project Coordinator(PC) will plan, organize, coordinate and lead project implementation of the Ayiri-Children, Youth and Communities for Change Project. W1!! i ensure the project stays 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 technical projects with support from the technical program specialists in line with FH's program design guidelines. Co-Lead together with the Sponsorship relations coordinator community awareness, relationship building with community leaders, churches and families.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Program Delivery
Financial, Procurement and Risk Management
Leadership, culture and talent development

Education & Experience
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in development studies/social sciences, business administration, and development agricultural sciences, environment and resilience programing.
• Post graduate qualification in project management, management, development studies or M&E is an added advantage
• Typically, 4+ years of experience in program management, compliance, financial management experience. Experience with working with private and institutional donors.
• Non-profit ministry experience is a plus. Program leadership experience that includes risk and compliance management, financial, and opportunity


Job Title: Project Officers Community Engagement and Sponsorship (03 positions)
Position Type: Full Time National Staff
Location: Lamwo
Reports to: Project Coordinator (CESP)
Contract Length: 24 months
Start Date: October 2022 (To be hired on rolling basis)
Position Summary: Under the overall guidance and supervision of the Project Coordinator, this role will be responsible for implementation of the Community Engagement and Sponsorship Project (CESP) creating synergies and integration of sponsorship into community development across the country portfolio and addressing drivers of sustainability at Area Program level. This role will champion and implement interventions that champion the "sponsorship-development nexus" transformational initiative that will ensure that program children and families are involved in community development. Thereafter bringing about sustainable wellbeing of families and children.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Project planning and implementation
• Stakeholders Engagement, networking and collaboration
• Monitoring, reporting and documentation
• Child, Adolescent and youth participation

Education & Experience
• Bachelor's degree in Agriculture, Agri-business, Animal husbandry, Forestry, environment, energy conservation, Food science and relevant work experience
• A post graduate qualification in a relevant field is an added advantage.
• Typically. 4+ years of experience in program management, compliance, financial management experience. Experience with working with private and institutional donors.
• Non-profit ministry experience is a plus. Program leadership experience that includes risk and compliance management, financial, and opportunity development
• Knowledge in value chain development, income generating activities and VSLA is desirable. Ability to speak local language of the area is an added advantage
• Knowledge in value chain development, income generating activities and VSLA is desirable. Ability to speak local language of the area is an added advantage.


Job Title: Finance Assistant (01 position)
Position Type: Full Time National Staff
Location: Lamwo
Reports to: Finance and Administration Officer
Contract Length: 24 months
Start Date: October 2022 (To be hired on rolling basis)
Position Summary:
Under the supervision of the Finance and Administration Officer, the Finance Assistant will be responsible for the day-to-day support of finance operations including Petty cash journals, cash receipt journals, cheque preparations/disbursement on approved payments authorization forms, handling petty cash, program advances, and receipts. He/she will help to ensure compliance with FH policies and procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Cash Management
• Finance Management.
• Supervision and Administration

Education & Experience
• Diploma in Finance and Accounting or related discipline from a recognized university or institution.
• A minimum of TWO (2) years' experience in financial management and co-ordination preferably with an INGO environment

Job Title: Logistics Assistant (01 position)
Position Type: Full Time National Staff
Location: Lamwo
Reports to: Regional Logistics Officer-North
Contract Length: 24 months
Start Date: October 2022 (To be hired on rolling basis)

Position Summary:
Under the supervision of the Regional Logistics Officer North, the Logistics Assistant will conduct timely procurement of quality goods, services and works that comply with the required specifications while upholding Food for the Hungary's procurement procedures and policies and maintaining high level of accountability and integrity. With support from the Regional Logistics Officer, seek for procurement and logistical support for effective management of program procurement needs. The job holder shall further support the functioning of administration in areas of inventory, fleet, assets management.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Procurement Processing - 55%
• Stakeholder Relationship and Performance Management- 15%
• Administration (Inventory. Fleet and Asset Management -30%

Education & Experience
• Bachelor's Degree in Procurement, Logistics, or Supply Chain Management a relevant Post Graduate Qualification will be an added advantage
• Minimum 3+ years in a busy procurement and logistics department an INGO environment is required
• Good knowledge of donor requirements (DFID, USAID) contractual, procurement and reporting requirements required. Familiarity with areas of operation is an added advantage.
• Note: A valid motorcycle riding permit, including the ability to ride and care for a motorcycle is a must for this job
• Language Proficiency in local languages like Luo for Lamwo and written English is a Must.
• Adolescent programing, compliance, external engagement Gender mainstreaming, Safeguarding, financial and project management experience. Experience with working with private and institutional donors. This will include UNWFP, UNFAO, UNHCR, UKAID/FCDO, GIZ, KOICA. USAID. EU-ECHO. PRIA
• Non-profit ministry experience is a plus. Program leadership experience that includes risk and compliance management, financial, and opportunity development
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in Education development studies/social sciences, law, Entrepreneurship, Business studies.
• Master's degree in development studies/Social sciences. Education. Public health, Business Administration project management preferred.


Job Title: Business Development Coordinator
Position Type: Full Time National Staff
Location: Kampala
Number of Positions: 01
Reports to: Country Director
Contract Length: 2 year (Fixed)
Start Date: October, 2022

Job Summary
Under the overall guidance and supervision of the Country Director (CD), this role will be part of the Business Development Team. The BDC is responsible for overall leadership in developing and executing strategies for grant acquisition goals in line with Food for the Hungry Uganda's (FHU) Vision and purpose. Will also promote organizational growth and portfolio diversification and contribute to strategy development, donor cultivation, relations whilst positioning FHU as a partner of choice in both development and humanitarian assistance in Uganda.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Resource Mobilization (30%)
• Strategic partnerships development for business acquisition and growth (20%)
• Proposal Development and Leadership (30%)
• Build FH's visibility and strengthen the organization's brand (20%)

Education & Experience
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in Internal relations, business development, development studies/social sciences.
• Master's degree in development studies/Social science, Organizational development, Business Administration, project management preferred. Typically, 6+ years of experience in resource mobilization marketing and communication USAID
• Typically, 6+ years of experience in resource mobilization, marketing and communication. USAID. UN. EU grant writing is an added advantage.
• Non-profit ministry experience is a plus. Program leadership experience that includes risk and compliance management, financial, and opportunity development
• Excellent verbal and written English. Good presentation skills with the ability to effectively communicate and positively influence


Job Title: Youth Engagement and Entrepreneurship Officer-YIELD Project
Position Type: Full Time National Staff
Location: Mbale
Number of Positions: 01
Reports to: Program Area Manager
Supervises: None
Contract Length: 1 year (Fixed)
Start Date: October, 2022

Position Summary:

Under the supervision of the Program Area Manager, supervises all activities of the Youth Initiative for Empowerment & Livelihoods Development (YIELD) project activities to ensure the project stays on budget, scope and time: Provide training and technical assistance to youth groups, businesses, VSLAs and exhaustively monitor project implementation. This approaches that improve the organizational performance of targeted heath facilities with emphasis of the above. Support will be strongly focused on working closely with other partners and stakeholders supporting Health System Strengthen components that is to say. Health Information Systems, health workforce, service delivery essential medicines and financing in order to serve and empower Health Facility workers and Village Health Teams. This will include a focus on capacity building on service delivery advocacy for accountability of health resources and improving the communication between the facility and the community. In close collaboration with the District Health Office's office, he/she will be responsible for the development of systems strengthening plans, monitoring and evaluating performance of these systems. He/she will ensure accurate documentation and reporting on District activities including training and monitoring is done.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Program Implementation and Delivery:
• Coordination and Networking
• Documentation and reporting:
• Finance management and Budgeting

Education & Experience
• Degree/Diploma in Public Health, Medicine, Social Science or health related career
• At least (3) three years of progressively increasing responsibility working for a technical assistance health program
• Experience working on health systems strengthening activities, designing and implementing successful HSS approaches with government
• Experience working with a variety of partners including CBOS, DHOS
• Excellent Computer knowledge in information systems such as DHIS tools.
• Demonstrated experience providing technical assistance at individual, health facility and district levels and in-depth understanding of Uganda healthcare system
• Proven ability to establish and maintain strong interpersonal and professional relationships with local government officials, and other key stakeholders in the health sector
Language Skills
Proficiency in spoken and written English. Knowledge and working experience of KARAMOJA is added advantage
Note: A valid motorcycle-riding permit, including the ability to ride and care for a motorcycle is a must for this job


Job Title: Driver
Position Type: Full Time National Staff
Location: Kween
Number of Positions: 01
Reports to: Finance and Administration Officer
Contract Length: 2 years (Fixed)
Start Date: November, 2022

Position Summary:
Under the supervision of the Finance and Administration Officer, the Driver facilitate transportation of staff to various destinations; management and maintenance of vehicles and motorcycles and ensure that all are performed in a high quality and time sensitive manner

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Driving and maintaining Food for the Hungry (FHU) vehicles
• Motorcycles Management

Education & Experience
• Must have a minimum qualification of A 'level (UACE) or equivalent field and Should have basic mechanics skill.
• A valid driving permit with a minimum of DL class
• Certificate of Defense Driving Training
• Minimum of 5 Years' experience in a similar position or driving experience in NGOs
• Proven experience in Humanitarian or development, work.
• Ability to work well under pressure and in response to, changing needs.
• Maintains an attitude and behavior or readiness to commit and adhere to the values, mission and vision of Food for the Hungry. Language Skills
• Proficiency in spoken and written English.
• Knowledge of the local language (KUPSABINY) is a MUST.

Job Title: Project Assistant- Health & Nutrition (Cover)
Position Type: Full Time National Staff
Location: Namutumba
Number of Positions: 01
Reports to: Health & Nutrition Officer
Supervises: Community Change Agent (CCA)
Contract Length: 3 Months (Fixed)
Start Date: October, 2022
Position Summary:
Under the overall guidance and supervision of the Health & Nutrition Officer, the Project Assistant supervises ail Health and Nutrition project activities to ensure the project stays on budget, scope and time; Ensure the Health and Nutrition project is implemented in line with FH'S H&N technical program and strategy. Provide training and technical assistance to Care groups, VHTS, and exhaustively monitor project implementation. This includes conducting surveys and assessments to determine training needs, mobilizing and sensitizing communities and stakeholders, forming participants' groups, designing and conducting training of project participants in Essential Nutrition Actions, business skills and essential Nutrition Practices, Essential Hygiene to ensure successful implementation of the project according to project design document and result framework.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Project planning and implementation
• Stakeholders Engagement, networking and collaboration
• Monitoring, Reporting and Documentation
• Child Adolescent and Youth Participation

Education & Experience
Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in development studies/social sciences, business administration, and development agricultural sciences, environment and resilience programing.
Postgraduate qualification in project management, management, development studies or M&E is an added advantage
Typically, 4+ years of experience in program management, compliance, financial management experience. Experience with working with private and institutional donors.
Non-profit ministry experience is a plus. Program leadership experience that includes risk and compliance management, financial, and opportunity development
Proficiency in spoken and written English. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals is satisfactory.
Ability to speak Madi, Arabic and any other local language of the area is an added advantage.

Job Title: Project Assistant-Livelihoods
Position Type: Full Time National Staff
Location: Amudat
Number of Positions: 02
Reports to: Project Coordinator
Contract Length: 2 years (Fixed)
Start Date: October, 2022

Position Summary:
Under the supervision of the Project Coordinator, the Project Assistant - Livelihoods will supervise all livelihoods activities; provide training and technical assistance to farmer groups, VSLAs and exhaustively monitor project implementation. This includes conducting surveys and assessments to determine training needs, mobilizing and sensitizing communities and stakeholders, forming beneficiary groups, designing and conducting training of beneficiaries in modern agriculture, business skills, essential Nutrition Practices, and post-harvest handling, supervision of the provision of seeds, tools, and other inputs. Visit/follow up of crop development, creation of market linkages, and periodically advise/support beneficiaries to ensure successful implementation of the project according to proposal log frames.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Targeting of beneficiaries
• Training and extension service delivery
• Customer care certificate is an added advantage
Language Skills
Proficiency in spoken and written English. Knowledge of the local language (POKOT) is MUST.


Job Title: Health and Nutrition Officer (01 Position)
Position Type: Full Time National Staff
Location: Kitgum
Reports to: Pragram Area Manager
Contract Length: 24 months
Start Date: October 2022

Position Summary:
Under the overall guidance and supervision of the Program Area Manager (PAM). Supervise ali health and Nutrition project activities to ensure the project stays on budget, scope and time; Ensure the Health and Nutrition project is implemented in line with FH's H&N technical program and strategy. Provide training and technical assistance to Care groups, VHTS, and exhaustively monitor project implementation. This includes conducting surveys and assessments to determine training needs, mobilizing and sensitizing communities and stakeholders, forming participants' groups, designing and conducting training of project participants in Essential Nutrition Actions, Essential Hygiene, Health Systems strengthening, Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights(ASRHR) to ensure successful implementation of the project according to project design document and result framework

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Project planning and implementation
• Stakeholders Engagement, networking and collaboration
• Child, Adolescent and youth i participation

Education & Experience
• Bachelor's degree in Nutrition and Dietetics, Health related sector, Food science, and relevant work experience
• A post graduate qualification in a relevant field is an added advantage
• Typically, 4+ years of experience in program management, compliance, financial management experience. Experience with working with private and institutional donors.
• Non-profit ministry experience is a plus. Program leadership experience that includes risk and compliance management, financial, and opportunity development
• Knowledge in value chain development, income generating activities and VSLA is desirable.
• Ability to speak Luo and any other local language of the area is an added advantage.
Job Info
Job Category: Several Jobs in one Advert jobs in Uganda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 18 August 2022
Duty Station: Several
Posted: 05-08-2022
No of Jobs: 20
Start Publishing: 05-08-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 05-08-2065
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