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INTERNATIONAL SKILLS DEVELOPMENT EXPERT , Uganda

Enabel is the Belgian development agency. Under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, we carry out public service assignments in Belgium and abroad. In addition, Enabel enhances the impact of Belgium in international development by carrying out assignments for Belgian and international third-party donors.

Job description

The International SDE will be selected by ENABEL and presented to the Ministry of Education and Sports (MoES). S/he is an expert in skills development and will be supervising (i) the activities on skills development in the Albertine and Rwenzori region and (ii) the ENABEL office in Fort Portal. S/he will report to the Belgian funded SSU Intervention Manager and through him to the Program Manager and Program Steering Committee (PSC). S/he will be a member of the Program Management Team.

Tasks

Support to selected Vocational and Technical Institutes
Be responsible for the Implementation of the support activities to the five selected VTIs (Vocational and Technical Institutes) in the Albertine and Rwenzori region. This support concerns pedagogical, technical and management dimensions of the VTIs.

Setup and Implementation of the pilot Skills Development Fund (pSDF)
Provide technical inputs and feedback in the design and setup of the pilot Skills Development Fund (pSDF), including support supervision of the grantees organizing trainings funded by the pSDF.

Teamleader
Lead and coach a field team of 10 National Staff in the implementation of VTI support and the SDF funded grants.

Linking with Local Government, MoES and Private Sector
Collaborate with District governments, BMOs (Business Membership Organisations) and private sector companies in the Regional Skills Development Platforms and articulate PPP-projects (Public-Private Partnership).

Reporting
The International Skills Development Expert is assisting the Project Management Team in the preparation of periodic progress and financial reports.

Your profile
• A Master’s degree in technical fields, social Sciences or management of Education and Training
• Minimum 5 year experience in the field of pedagogical, strategic and organisational management in TVET (Technical and Vocational Education and Training) and in linking TVET to the private sector
• Minimum 5 year experience in working in TVET of witch at least 3 years in sub-Sahara Africa
• Relevant experience or capacity in leading a team of professionals, in supervising staff and coaching co-workers
• Experience in advising of TVET Training Funds would be an asset
• Fluent in English as working language
• Ready to work under conditions with frequent regional travel

We offer you

A contract of 23 months based in Fort Portal (70 % Fort Portal, 30 % Kampala)

Monthly salary package: (cat.2 – B417) between 5,288.32 euro and 7,524.32 euro (this includes the gross monthly salary and the expat benefits: hardship allowance and expat allowance). The salary is calculated, depending on the composition of the family and the number of years of relevant experience.

Are you interested in becoming an International Skills Development Expert? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

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Expiring: Oct 18, 2018
INTERVENTION MANAGER IN BURKINA FASO , Burkina Faso

Enabel est l’Agence belge de développement. Nous accomplissons toute mission de service public qui s’inscrit dans le cadre de l’Agenda 2030 pour le développement durable, en Belgique et à l’étranger. Ainsi, Enabel renforce l’impact de la Belgique en matière de développement international en exécutant également des missions pour des mandants tiers, tant nationaux qu’internationaux.

Le programme de coopération bilatéral Belgo-Burkinabé pour la période 2018‑2022 consiste en un portefeuille pays composé de quatre interventions : (i) Appui au développement d’un entrepreneuriat inclusif et durable dans la région du Centre-Est, (ii) le Renforcement de la sécurité dans le Centre-Est, (iii) le Renforcement des droits sexuels et reproductifs « Elle décide » et (iv) un Programme de formations, études et expertises.
L’intervention ‘Renforcement de la sécurité dans le Centre-Est’ vise, comme son nom l'indique à renforcer la sécurité dans le Centre-Est, à travers la mise en œuvre et l’opérationnalisation de la police de proximité.


Description de la fonction

L'Intervention Manager devra principalement :
• Assurer la gestion de la programmation opérationnelle et financière dans le but de garantir un démarrage fluide et l’avancée des résultats au sein de l’intervention
• Présenter la planification opérationnelle et financière de l’intervention au comité de pilotage (méthodologie, plan opérationnel, indicateurs, rapports d’avancement…)
• Assurer l’atteinte des résultats fixés, de la cohérence de la stratégie définie, de la mise en place de dialogues avec les différents acteurs et de la prise en compte des thématiques transversales (genre, sécurité alimentaire, climat…)
• Coordonner les activités de l'intervention et assurer leur réalisation conformément aux engagements et aux procédures
• Être responsable de la gestion de l’équipe d’intervention composée de deux Assistants Techniques nationaux et un appui administratif et financier :
• Assurer une collaboration étroite avec les partenaires principaux à savoir les autorités locales (Haut-commissaire, Gouverneur, …), les autorités centrales (Ministère de la Sécurité, dont la Direction de la Police de Proximité, Police Nationale, Gendarmerie Nationale, Police Municipale, …), et les autres parties prenantes (Union Européenne, GIZ, …) ;
• Assurer une communication et complémentarité étroite avec le PARSIB (Programme d'Appui à la Réforme de la Sécurité Intérieure au Burkina) mis en œuvre par Enabel ;
• Assurer le rôle de référent technique dans le domaine spécifique de la sécurité et dans le cadre d’une Approche Basée sur les Droits Humains.

Votre profil

Niveau de formation requis

• Master en en droit, criminologie, sciences politiques, sciences sociales ou assimilé en lien avec la domaine concerné.

Expériences requises

• Expérience professionnelle d’au moins 5 années dans la gestion de projet ; expérience de la gestion de plusieurs intervention/projets est un atout
• Expérience de minimum 5 ans dans le domaine de la sécurité, plus spécifiquement en lien avec le sous-secteur de la sécurité intérieure (police, gendarmerie, …)
• Expérience en tant que responsable d’équipe d’au moins 5 ans ;
• Une expérience internationale de terrain (en tant qu’expatrié-e) dans la coopération au développement, de préférence au sein d’une organisation internationale
• Une expérience dans la région concernée est un atout, de même qu'une expérience de collaboration avec les acteurs locaux (autorités administratives, coutumières, groupes d’auto-défense,…) ainsi qu’une expérience spécifique sur le concept de police de proximité.

Connaissances et compétences requises

• Connaissance approfondie et pratique d’une méthodologie en gestion de projet ou de programme
• Capacité à intégrer les sensibilités du contexte dans la mise en œuvre d'un processus de changement ; capacité à identifier les situations win-win dans un environnement de travail complexe.
• Capacité d'écoute et de diplomatie
• Capacité à générer la collaboration entre les acteurs du projet et à créer une dynamique de synergie.
• Être orienté résultat
• Maîtrise du français


Nous vous offrons

Package salarial mensuel : Catégorie 1 (B476) Intervention Manager entre 6.702,08 euros et 10.195,43 euros (en ce compris le salaire brut mensuel et les avantages liés au statut d’expatrié : primes d’éloignement et de pénibilité). Le salaire est calculé en fonction de l'expérience pertinente.
En outre, nos collaborateurs expatriés bénéficient également d’avantages liés à l’expatriation tels que la prise en charge des frais de logement (plafonnés), une allocation de déménagement, d’installation, la prise en charge des frais de scolarité des enfants qui accompagnent (plafonnés), un package d’assurances pour toute la famille dont l’assurance rapatriement, des billets d’avion aller-retour une fois/an pour toute la famille.
Les différents montants payés vont varier en fonction de l’expérience pertinente reconnue pour la fonction, la composition familiale et la situation fiscale.
Durée du contrat : 60 mois

Lieu d’affectation : Tenkodogo, Région Centre-Est (possibilité d'installer la famille en capitale).

Date probable d’entrée en fonction : dès que possible

Are you interested in becoming an Intervention Manager in Burkina Faso? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

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Expiring: Oct 17, 2018
Director Rwanda, DR Congo and Burundi , Rwanda

Swisscontact is the business-oriented independent foundation for international development cooperation. Represented in 36 countries with over 1400 employees, it promotes - since 1959 - economic, social and environmental development.

In the Great Lakes Region, Swisscontact carries out projects for some donors in its two core areas: skills development and enterprise promotion. For our Programme PROMOST (Promoting Market Oriented Skills Training), a skills development’s project funded by the Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation (SDC) and for the further development of our project portfolio, we currently seek to employ a

Director Rwanda, DR Congo and Burundi / Project Director for PROMOST

Employment start: March 1st 2019
Contract duration: 2 years with option of renewal
Place of work: Kigali, Rwanda
Disposition for frequent travelling within the Great Lakes Region

Tasks
• Legally represent Swisscontact within Rwanda, DR Congo and Burundi, and ensure the effective administrative/budget operations within the three countries; assume overall responsibility for overseeing all Swisscontact projects within Rwanda, DR Congo and Burundi from project start, through project implementation to project conclusion;
• Implement a project which contributes to increased employment and income generation for the rural population within the Great Lakes Region;
· Lead the positioning of Swisscontact in the international donor community as well as with public and private local stakeholders;
· Develop the Swisscontact project portfolio through acquisitions of new projects;
· Participate and represent Swisscontact in relevant national and international meetings, seminars, committees, working groups.

Requirements
• Master’s in educational science, economy or equivalent;
• At least 10 years of experience in managing projects and/or multi stakeholder initiatives, preferably in development cooperation in Sub Saharan Africa;
• Good knowledge of and practical experience in the use of methodologies related to skills development, labour market insertion and/or entrepreneur-ship promotion, private sector experience, preferably in Inclusive Markets Development as well as in Monitoring and Results Measurement;
· Strong leadership skills and experience in coordinating interdisciplinary and intercultural project teams;
· Capacity to elaborate concept notes and project proposals;
· Excellent skills in English and French (written and spoken);
· Ability to think analytically and systemically; strong in innovation and creativity;
· Strong communication skills and team spirit including the capability to build and sustain good collaboration with all stakeholders, in an intercultural context.

We specially encourage women to apply.

We offer you a challenging scope of duties with personal responsibility. Are you interested in a fascinating job in an international context, and strive for contributing to development cooperation? Application (in English) should be directed to: www.swisscontact.org/jobs

Special job

Expiring: Nov 26, 2018
Country Manager of Soft Power Health , Uganda

Commitment: minimum 2 year full time contract based in Bujagali

Start Date: Jan 2, 2019

Reporting to: Executive Director

Summary: Soft Power Health is looking for an energetic, positive, resilient and detail-oriented individual to fill the role of Country Manager, starting on 2 January 2019.

Soft Power Health is a medical non-profit organization dedicated to providing affordable high-quality primary and preventative healthcare and community-based health education in rural Uganda. Soft Power Health is divided into two sections – a medical clinic and community outreach
.
The clinic is a subsidised GP drop in clinic where for 6 days a week patients have access to GP's, nurses, physiotherapists, a dentist, a lab, paediatric triage, Mother and Child Wellness Centre, vaccines, a pharmacy, and ultrasound. The clinic also assists patients with onward referrals to external, more specialised consultants and services.
Our community outreach programmes are based out of Soft Power Health clinic. These include Malaria, Malnutrition, Family Planning, Domestic Violence and DIG (Development in Gardening). These outreach teams work in neighbouring villages on 5 days a week emphasising information provision, awareness, education, intervention and follow up.

About the job …
The Country Manager will report directly to the Executive Director (based out of country), will work in collaboration with the on-site Clinic Medical Director and be direct supervisor to the
1. Daily Operations Manager
2. External Referral Logistics Manager
3. Heads of all departments including laboratory, nursing, community outreach programs
4. Body of over 70 Ugandan staff.

The Country Manager manages the staff of the outpatient clinic and the community outreach programs with the support of the Daily Operations Manager and is responsible for overall management of Soft Power Health which includes:
1. Responsible for Operations and Logistics

a. Supervision of Daily Operations Manager
The Daily Ops Manager reports directly to the Country Manager and is responsible for ensuring the smooth running of the community outreach programmes on a daily basis including providing petty cash, managing logistics, timetable and schedules; all maintenance at the clinic; reporting punctuality of staff; monitoring and ensuring the timely signing of time sheets for accurate payroll purposes; daily petty cash control and management; gathering, recording and submitting of quarterly reports to the Country Manager, Clinic Medical Director and Executive Director.


b. Logistics

 Supervision, monitoring and approval of monthly/yearly schedule creation for 5 community outreach programmes
 Supervision of External Referral Logistic Manager who is responsible for logistics and transportation of all patients requiring external referral to services.

2. Financial Management
 Manage the financial operations of the organisation and ensure timely and accurate financial reports for the ED including cash management, payroll, ledgers etc.
 Responsible for entering financial information and maintaining all financial records for projects and for the organisation.
 Providing, reviewing and controlling weekly budgets for Daily Operations Manager, Nursing Manager and External Referral Logistics Manager
 Budget Management: Responsible for creating and reporting fortnightly budgets to the ED, which includes devising and managing several concurrent budgets
 Pay roll including PAYE and NSSF
 Review accuracy of accounts and carry out periodic checks on financial matters
 Ensure the preparation, accuracy and timely submission of financial reports for annual financial audit
 Check and verify all inventory and promote efficient management of organizational assets

3. Human Resources
 Recruitment and Management of Staff
 Coordinate regular reviews and update of all staff contracts.
 Ensure compliance with the disciplinary policies of SPH in accordance with the national labour laws
 Annual Leave Management
 Supervising foreign volunteers and global health researchers at the clinic
 excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills, including ability to effectively lead and build a team, communicate a vision, make timely and transparent decisions, solve problems and manage conflict
 Lead and manage by motivating employees to remain optimistic even when faced with challenges and encouraging good performance and values

4. Accountability
 Supervision: Works independently under the supervision of the Executive Director
 Decision Making: Refers high level decisions to ED via email, responsible for daily decision making on the ground
 Responsibility over assets: Overall responsibility for the country budget, all organizational resources and assets.
 Responsibility over Staff: All country staff

5. School Fees Section
 Receiving school financial circulars from over 40+ recipients, and forwarding these to the ED for approval of payment
 Receiving funds and onward payment of school fees
 Documentation and record keeping

6. Other
 Allocate resources and supplies as to ensure staff and volunteers can complete their responsibilities to their highest potential
 Networking and partnering if required with the Ministry for Health District of Jinja Division, cooperating on regular District visits and audits.
 Liaising with other government level organisations working in the region, as well as other influential organisations
 Regular/as required reporting to the ED in relation to clinic and outreach statistics
 Attendance at sporadic networking events as SPH representative

About You…

As the linchpin around which the many parts and people of SPH Uganda revolve, the ideal candidate for Country Manager will have:
 education to degree level or equivalent experience
 paid management experience
 experience working within a developing country
 strong financial management and administrative skills
 ability to handle a large workload, work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision
 computer literate with proficiency in Microsoft Office including Microsoft Word, Excel.
 excellent interpersonal and communication skills – both written and oral
 well established and practiced organisational and planning skills
 strong ability to prioritise, and delegate appropriately
 ability to function in a fast-paced, dynamic and challenging environment
 remain calm, flexible, patient and approachable under pressure
 be resilient and adaptable
 feel comfortable making last minute decisions

Other desirables…

 Experience working in a healthcare setting and/or a healthcare background is helpful but not necessary.


If this sounds like you, please forward a CV and letter of interest to Jessie Stone at jessie@softpowerhealth.org

Are you interested in becoming a Country Manager in Uganda? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

Special job

Expiring: Nov 23, 2018
Madagascar Country Director , Madagascar

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), an international conservation NGO with headquarters at Bronx Zoo, New York, USA, currently seeks a new Country Director for our Madagascar Country Program. This permanent position, based in Antananarivo, Madagascar, provides an extraordinary opportunity to contribute to global biodiversity conservation.

WCS has been working in Madagascar for 25 years and currently employs 150 staff in field sites and in the capital city HQ in Antananarivo. The largest program is the Mamabay Landscape / Seascape in the northeast of the country and WCS also has marine intervention sites in the southwest and northwest of Madagascar. The Madagascar program forms an important part of the Madagascar & Western Indian Ocean Region and the Country Director will work closely with the Regional Director to ensure alignment between country program activities and the regional structure.

The Madagascar Country Director is WCS’s legal representative in Madagascar and is responsible for all WCS activities in the country. The Country Director will be responsible for the continued development of the WCS Madagascar Program in alignment with the country program’s 5-year strategic plan and the regional strategy for Madagascar & Western Indian Ocean.

The responsibilities of the Country Director are as follows:

1. Direct overall strategic and program planning and budgeting processes for the Madagascar Country Program in order to grow and develop the program and contribute materially to conserving Madagascar’s biodiversity.

2. Ensure the effective functioning of financial, staffing and administrative matters and adequate internal control between the WCS NY HQ, WCS regional program, WCS Madagascar country office and field offices.

3. Engage with multi-lateral and bi-lateral agencies as well as private individuals and Foundations to mobilize resources in order to implement WCS Madagascar’s priority activities.

Required Qualifications

• Masters degree or higher in a discipline related to natural resources management, environment or rural development, protected area management, or wildlife / conservation biology.
• Minimum of ten years progressively increasing responsibility for protected areas or natural resources management, sustainable development or other environment related work in developing countries
• Proven ability to build capacity and direct initiatives in community-driven natural resources management, oversee field research, conservation biology, conservation advocacy and project management.
• Proven knowledge and experience with government agencies and management of large agency grants.
• Proven fundraising record from a diverse range of sources.
• Substantial experience in partner Government relations and knowledge of international conservation policy issues; proven ability to develop and maintain a network of high-level contacts with government officials, multilateral and bilateral technical and financial partners; demonstrated tact and negotiation skills.
• Demonstrated experience effectively managing staff
• Superb English communication skills, both written and oral
• French fluency (speaking, oral comprehension, written comprehension) including the ability to participate and lead meetings and ability to draft written French
• Previous work experience in Madagascar will be an advantage.

Applications consisting of a cover letter and CV should be sent before 19 October 2018 to the following address: africaapplications@wcs.org with “Madagascar CD Application” in the subject line.
The full Terms of Reference for the position can be requested at: wcsmad@wcsmad.org

Special job

Expiring: Nov 16, 2018
Management Couple in Uganda , Uganda

We are looking for an experienced and energetic management couple to lead our team of 30 staff and ensure all aspects of the lodge are running well and that guests are very satisfied with their experience at Rwakobo Rock. This role suits people who want to live in a natural and remote environment.

Preferable starting date is October 2018.

Please send CVs and cover letters to katie@rwakoborock.com

Skills
- Experience in African tourism industry
- A second Language is a big asset (Dutch, German, Spanish, Italian, French or Luganda would be more useful)
- Experience working in Uganda or E. Africa
- Knowledge and passion of E. African wildlife
- Knowledge of mountain biking would be useful

Responsibilities
The below are a guideline of responsibilities but managers would be expected to be flexible and willing to work outside the scope of work.
- Recruiting & Training Staff, managing staff salaries and time off
- Management finances, on a daily and monthly basis
- Stock control and weekly purchases for restaurant, housekeeping and bar systems
- Maintenance issues –ensuring the lodge remains in a good and workable condition and fixing problems when they occur.
- Overseeing reservations operations- good email and telephone communication
- Overseeing minor construction/developmental works to lodge.
- Ensuring visitors are constantly impressed with all elements of our service.
- Marketing and Sales – updating social media sites on a weekly basis
- Developing a community and conservation programme as part of the CSR

A Typical Day
- An early start to check guests activities run smoothly
- Helping to check out guests
- Doing some administration (taking reservations, clearing cash float, checking tip box, entering data into computer)
- Quality control checks in rooms/kitchen
- Small maintenance jobs (with plumbing or solar)
- Welcoming guests to lodge
- Checking supplies and organizing a shopping trip (with our drivers)
- Paying some staff members or payments for local deliveries
- Chatting to guests in evening

Remuneration and Package

Salary – 1,000 USD per person net per month, will contribute to NSSF saving scheme as well and get work visa.
Leave - 6 weeks on and 2 weeks off
Benefits – Accommodation on site provided, food provided, laundry provided, use of lodge vehicles included.

Start Date – Oct 1 2018 – Dec 1 2018

People will get to live in a wonderful location, Uganda is an amazing and diverse country to explore. There is also scope in the future to develop a more active role in conservation surrounding the park and community empowerment. Being a remote lodge, the candidates can expect to enhance numerous skills. Managing the smooth operation of staff and services and ensuring the happiness of clients can be a challenge. Work is seasonal and managers should commit to work during busy periods. They will be willing to work closely with the directors.

Are you interested in becoming a Management Couple in Uganda? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

Special job

Expiring: Nov 01, 2018

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