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 CoLMEAL Assistant JOB ADVERT

 

 

Position:   CoLMEAL Assistant

Project: TOGETHER Project

Location: Based in Kitgum with field-based activities in Kitgum, Lamwo, Pader, Agago

Supervisor: Project Manager/MEAL Manager

Duration: 5yrs subject to annual performances and renewal conditions

 

 

Key Duties:

  • The Community-Led Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (CoLMEAL) Assistant is responsible for the success of the CoLMEAL activities of TOGETHER Project.
  • S/he manages information and reporting processes and products to ensure professional, high-quality communication about ADRA Uganda’s TOGETHER CoLMEAL activities and results.
  • The CoLMEAL Assistant will ensure improved information management and data quality and strengthen knowledge-sharing and learning at the community level (through CoLMEAL) across the organisation with the international health and development communities.
  • The CoLMEAL Assistant will assume responsibility for full-cycle CoLMEAL activities of the TOGETHER project, developing appropriate methodologies and tools to design community
  • Other roles and responsibilities relevant for the TOGETHER Project success

Requirements:

  1. At least two years experience in project implementation/management, with proven success in designing, implementing and operating M&E systems from project initiation to closeout.
  2. At least two years of experience in strategic planning and performance management, including indicator selection, target setting, reporting, database management, and developing M&E and performance monitoring plans.
  • Experience in planning and managing surveys, developing and refining data collection tools, and with data quality assessments and oversight.
  1. Demonstrated experience in participatory processes and in facilitating dialogue among and between communities, development partners, the private sector, civil society, and government on sensitive matters.
  2. A good understanding of the social-economic and environmental dynamics of the Acholi Region, especially East Acholi, Northern Uganda
  3. Proven experience in participatory processes and in facilitating dialogue among and between communities, development partners, the private sector, civil society, and government.
  • Quality report writing skills.
  • Solid organisation and time-management skills.
  1. Solid foundation in data collection and analysis
  2. Excellent written English with good communication and collaboration skills.
  3. Excellent practical knowledge of MS Office tools
  • Native Acholi Language Speakers will have added advantage

CoLMEAL Assistant Job Summary:

  1. Lead and manage CoLMEAL work
    1. In collaboration with Salanga, develop the CoLMEAL facilitation guides and session materials for community groups
    2. Together with assigned Field Officers/Community Facilitators, train the Community Management Committees (CMCs) and Community MEAL Committees (CMECs) on CoLMEAL processes
    3. Collect and compile community level data for aggregation at the project level
    4. Ensure collected data is uploaded into the TOGETHER M&E system
    5. Prepare the documentation and reflection after the CoLMEAL steps
    6. Ensure all Learning Platform Assignments are completed, submitted and followed up in time
  2. Community Level
    1. Provide direct supervisory and support to CMC
    2. Mentor and support CMCs to implement CoLMEAL Community Action Plans
    3. Responsible for Community level data collection from the CoLMEAL Committees (CMCs)
  3. TOGETHER Staff Support:
    1. Closely monitor and ensure compliance of all staff regarding CoLMEAL Activities
    2. On a monthly basis, ensure the CoLMEAL trackers are duly filled, and submitted
    3. Coordinate and support staff to relate with and work alongside CMCs
  4. Personal Development
    1. Learn CoLMEAL in TalentLMS, lead in group assignments, attend the online sessions, lead/coordinate the conduct of required fieldwork

Overall Objectives of the Role:

  1. Ensure that the communities are well-trained in CoLMEAL and effectively manage Community Action Plans/Grants
  2. Prepare documentation and reflection reports on the progress of the CoLMEAL activities including photo, audiovisual and narrative reports
  3. On a monthly basis ensure all the trackers are filled and submitted in time
  4. Report at least one success story per month

The Main activities of the CoLMEAL Assistant include Organizing CMC and CMELC by

  1. Ensuring the CoLMEAL Viability Assessment templates are duly filled and submitted
  2. Ensuring the CoLMEAL Planning Templates are completed and submitted in time
  • Collaborating with the MEAL Manager and the Project Manager and MEAL Manager, complete and submit the CoLMEAL Capacity Assessment forms
  1. Ensuring there’s clear understanding, and summarize all the CoLMEAL training Modules in order to:
    1. Train and support 40 CMCs on community assessment & design (TOC and CAP) (10/year)
    2. Ensure the trained CMC and CMELCs acquire basic facilitation & proj management skills
    3. Support CMCs and CMELC to conduct community assessment, design, and validation sessions
    4. Train & support CMELC on indicators development including Community-led monitoring, mapping and planning
    5. Train & support CMELCs on Monitoring Mapping & planning
    6. Train & support CMELC on monitoring tools development, sampling, data collection
    7. Train & support CMELC on data analysis, interpretation and dissemination
    8. Train & support CMC on TOC and CAP adaptation
    9. Train & support communities on the development of Community Action Plans that will enable them access and manage community action grants
    10. Review each cycle of CoLMEAL and use the lessons learned to replicate the CoLMEAL approach in new target communities

Expected start Date August 1, 2022

 

 

Key Performance indicators

  1. Ensure that the communities are well-trained and supported in CoLMEAL and effectively manage Community Action Plans and Community Action Grants according to the training protocols provided
  2. Upon assessing and drawing lessons learned from each batch of CMCs and CMELCs, replicate the training of subsequent communities
  3. Prepare Consistent Monthly documentation and reflection reports on the progress of the CoLMEAL activities including photo, audiovisual and narrative reports
  4. Ensure that ensure all the CoLMEAL trackers are filled monthly and submitted in time
    1. Ensuring the CoLMEAL Viability Assessment templates are duly filled and submitted
    2. Ensuring the CoLMEAL Planning Templates are completed and submitted in time
  5. Provide at least one success story per month.

 

Deadline is 25th July 2022

Kindly fill the form below and attach all required documents in pdf format only. 

 

CoLMEAL Assistant

Email(Required)
Address(Required)
Please list your language proficiency.
Please use Uganda currency format (UGX)
Have you ever applied to/worked for ADRA before?(Required)
Do you have any family, friends, relatives, or acquaintances working for ADRA Uganda?(Required)
Max. file size: 20 MB.
A cover letter must be submitted in PDF format and must fit on one page.
Max. file size: 20 MB.
A CV must be submitted in PDF format only.
Drop files here or
Max. file size: 20 MB.
    Please upload three letters of recommendation. One of which must come from a priest/pastor/bishop/religious leader.

    ADVERT FOR ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

     

    Project: TOGETHER Project

    Location: Kitgum

     

     

    Job Summary:  Do all secretarial work for administration and ensure efficient, effective and secure management of  ADRA Uganda storage facilities and services. 

     

    Roles and Responsibilities:

    1. Do all secretarial and typing work for the organization as you shall be assigned by your immediate supervisor and / or higher authorities
    2. Carry out photocopying, binding and filing of official organizational documents as you shall be assigned by your immediate supervisor and / or higher authorities.
    3. Co-ordinate incoming and outgoing communication including telephone calls, post office mails parcels etc., and direct them to the right offices in a timely manner.
    4. Work with the security officer to receive, direct and advise visitors to the right offices at the right time
    5. Ensure that the reception area and front office is clean and well organized and presentable at all times.
    6. Keep records and develop schedules of official messages and appointments for all officers.
    7. Draw and co-ordinate the schedules for daily devotions in collaboration.
    8. Maintain the notice board showing the itineraries of different officers and advise visitors and workers accordingly.
    9. Be in charge of ADRA Uganda Warehousing / storage facilities.
    10. Arrange all stock and inventories in their right bins.
    11. Maintain and make regular updates on all stores records and documentation including; Purchase requisition, Bin cards, Stores material control records and Delivery notes.
    12. Advise the Logistics / Procurement officers about balances and re-order levels of stocks and inventories.
    13. Prepare release orders and present them to the authorized officer for approval.
    14. Internal maintenance and control of supplies of inventories.
    15. Prepare monthly stores reports.
    16. Perform any other duties that are incidental thereto and as may be assigned by ADRA Uganda.
    17. In liaison with the Project Manager ensure that TOGETHER Project obtains quality Goods, Assets and Services at competitive prices, in a timely manner within the budget
    18. Maintain and update a list of approved suppliers and their qualifications, delivery times, and potential future engagement

    Qualifications, Skills and Experience:                                                                                                                                   

    1. A minimum of a Degree in Business Administration or any other related qualification. Diploma Holders with substantial experience will be considered
    2. Minimum of three years’ experience in Administrative Assistant or related positions
    3. Understanding & demonstrated experience working with NGO is an added advantage.
    4. Able to work under minimum supervision & with strict deadlines.
    5. A decent & self-driven person.
    6. A person with a proven track record & unquestionable integrity
    7. A fast learner, mentor, problem solver, team player with a strong character who can think creatively & critically
    8. Proven experience of using MS Office applications (Word and Excel) and Sun plus system.
    9. Post training related to NGO and humanitarian work will be added advantage
    10. Treats all individuals with respect
    11. He/she must be keen on details and well-organized individual.

     

    All qualified and interested candidates, should submit their applications online not later than 30th August 2022.

    Only qualified candidates will be notified for interviews.

    Please fill the form below and upload required documents only in pdf format. 

    ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

    Email(Required)
    Address(Required)
    Please list your language proficiency.
    Please use Uganda currency format (UGX)
    Have you ever applied to/worked for ADRA before?(Required)
    Do you have any family, friends, relatives, or acquaintances working for ADRA Uganda?(Required)
    Max. file size: 20 MB.
    A cover letter must be submitted in PDF format and must fit on one page.
    Max. file size: 20 MB.
    A CV must be submitted in PDF format only.
    Drop files here or
    Max. file size: 20 MB.
      Please upload three letters of recommendation. One of which must come from a priest/pastor/bishop/religious leader.

      Only qualified candidates will be notified for interviews.

      JOB ADVERT FOR SECURITY OFFICER FOR THE GENERAL FOOD DISTRIBUTION PROJECT IN KYAKA

       

      ADRA Uganda wishes to recruit One (1) Security Officer in a project called General Food Assistance Project implemented in Kyaka11.

       

      Job Objective:

      To promote effective and efficient documentation, communication and management of security issues that are likely to impact the Food Assistance operations.

                       ;              

      Duties and Responsibilities 

       

      1. Security Assessment, analysis and advisory support
      2. To advise management and staff on key security issues that may affect General Food Assistance operations.
      3. To promote the implementation of ADRA Uganda minimum-security management guidelines and to regularly monitor compliance with audit security requirements.
      4. To carry out security risk assessments and advice on appropriate measures and actions within the area of operation.
      5. Ensure Security Risk Assessments, and Core Security Requirement standards, processes and procedures are completed in accordance with current Office of Corporate Security guidelines and training
      6. Documentation and communication
      7. To prepare and submit incident reports to relevant offices.
      8. To regularly prepare security update, briefs and trend analysis as may be relevant for engaging management in security issues.
      9. Networking and Liaison
      10. To identify areas of security management that may require external support
      11. To establish and maintain a productive working relationship with other stakeholders
      12. Build ongoing networks for sharing security information and coordination in the Region.
      13. To participate in key strategic security meetings within the area of operation.
      14. Conduct security investigations when required.
      15. Represent ADRA Uganda at local NGO security network meetings and ensure information from these groups is disseminated to relevant staff.
      16. Training and awareness
        1. To create awareness among all staff in the area of operation on security issues.
      17. Supervisory duties
        1. Oversee and assess performance of security service providers and take overall responsibility for ADRA Uganda office and asset safety and security.
      18. Other technical deliverables
        1. Actively participate in and or develop concept notes and proposals aimed at expanding/improving the operation.

       

       

       

      Qualifications:

      • Minimum Bachelor’s degree or any related field
      • Should have 7 years of progressive working experience
      • Formal training in Security
      • Fluent in English
      • Ability to communicate and interact well with people from different educational, religious backgrounds
      • Keen attention to detail and ability to effectively manage time

       

      Deadline; 

      10th July 2022

       

      How to Apply:

      Kindly fill the form below and upload required documents in pdf format only. 

      SECURITY OFFICER

      Email(Required)
      Address(Required)
      Please list your language proficiency.
      Please use Uganda currency format (UGX)
      Have you ever applied to/worked for ADRA before?(Required)
      Do you have any family, friends, relatives, or acquaintances working for ADRA Uganda?(Required)
      Max. file size: 20 MB.
      A cover letter must be submitted in PDF format and must fit on one page.
      Max. file size: 20 MB.
      A CV must be submitted in PDF format only.
      Drop files here or
      Max. file size: 20 MB.
        Please upload three letters of recommendation. One of which must come from a priest/pastor/bishop/religious leader.