Professional Experience

2022: Secretary to Cavendish Journal of Social Science and Management Main Activities and Responsibilities Manage academic submissions throughout the year Ensure manuscripts are taken through blind reviews Act as a link between authors and reviewers Manage academic research conference Ensure the annual publication of the journal 2017: Uganda Technology And Management University Acting Deputy Vice Chancellor Acting Dean School of Education and Vocational Studies Secretary to International Conference of Technology and Management (ICTM) Secretary to the International Journal of Technology and Management (IJOTM) Senior Lecturer Main Activities and Responsibilities Coordinate and Manage research, proposal and grant writing activities of the University Provide expert advice and interpretation to all stakeholders regarding eligibility, funding, rules and regulations Liaise with University Management and advice researchers on proposal and grant supervision Support the organisation of annual conferences Support university through publicity for research events liaising closely with the relevant department Manage lecturers ensuring they attend to students through teaching and learning. Appropriate and effectively manage the departmental budgets. Promote and represent the university both internally and externally Undertake research publication of all research outputs; organize research seminars, workshops and conferences 2014: Cavendish University Member of the Faculty promotions committees for Faculty Social Economic Sciences and Faculty of Science and Technology Cavendish University Uganda Main Activities and Responsibilities Review promotion dossiers, including candidates' research contributions, teaching effectiveness, leadership qualities, and service to the faculty and university. Engage in committee discussions and participate in committee meetings, sharing your insights and expertise to ensure a fair and comprehensive evaluation of the candidates' qualifications. Provide recommendations and insights in determining whether candidates meet the required criteria for promotion. Member of Cavendish Innovations Committee Main Activities and Responsibilities Identify innovation opportunities Developing innovative strategies for faculties Foster a culture of innovation among students Review innovative proposals Promote knowledge and skill sharing 2014 to 2016 Victoria University Dean Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Senior Lecturer Main Activities and Responsibilities Provide strategic leadership to the faculty in the planning, implementation, monitoring and review of faculty strategic plans Ensure effective, consistent and quality driven teaching within and across departments Coordinate with registrar to ensure academic staff comply with quality assurance and risk management procedures of the faculty Provide guidance and assistance to lecturers and students as they carry out research projects Act as a chief spokesman for the faculty Coordinate coursework assessments and examinations for the faculty 2014: Consultant Kitgum NGO Forum Consultant Main Activities and Responsibilities Facilitate a two days review meeting of the previous Strategic Plan and lead discussions on the new Strategic Plan with selected stakeholders Produce a workshop report Develop a 2014-2019 strategic plan 2014 Consultant Plan International Uganda Main Activities and Responsibilities Develop data collection tools and collect data on out of school time club programme Evaluate the out of school time club programme and suggest areas for improvement Develop a training guide for young adults to use while teaching children Develop a trainer of trainers training manual for staff to use Develop a rapid assessment report 2011 Centre for Batwa Minorities Executive Director Main Activities and Responsibilities Contribute to the development of a communication strategy as per the project. Contribute to the amendment of the organisation’s strategic plan Contribute to the development of work plans as per specified budget lines Identify cases of rights violation either children or women and refer to relevant personnel. Ensure children who do not access education, health and basic necessities are identified and withdrawn if need be Identify women facing gender based violence as well as those whose right to health is being violated Identify possible areas for funding the different departments in the organisation and contribute ideas to include in proposals. Work with all staff to identify gaps in implementation that need more scrutiny and funding Support the M&E consultant, staff and board to ensure the existing monitoring systems are in place and are used in the day to day implementing of activities Contribute to developing monitoring and evaluation tools for the different departments and ensure they are used as expected Link the organisation to a network that keeps abressed with issues in the strategic plan, e.g. NGOs, CSOs and the relevant government bodies. Contribute to updating the website with the organisation’s publications and relevant information. 2011 Iganga Farmers Association Child Protection Manager Main Activities and Responsibilities Provide on the ground experience on the implementation of the Orphans and Vulnerable Children’s project. Provide local partners with guidance and technical support to program implementation. Train the partners on the Uganda Child protection policy Plan, schedule and track project timelines, milestones and deliverables using appropriate tools Develop work plan and monitoring tool on how the partner will implement its activities Train partners in the report writing techniques and funds accountability as per donor requirements Oversee the data collection process Adjust the data collection tool to suit better the topic for which information to is be collected. Advise on the data collection methods to be used for different questionnaires Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members and contractors, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work. Develop best practices and tools for project execution and management. Designed a risk evaluation tool to be used after every field visit aiming at minimising the risks/negative impact that may hinder project advancement and completion 2009 Platform for Labour Organization Team Leader Child Labour Department Information and Document Officer Main Activities and Responsibilities Team leader Child Labour Department Lead the team to identify, withdraw and rehabilitate exploited children from labour Using the selection criteria, identify children working under exploitative situations Identify the children’s household of origin and through LCs withdraw from this community for counselling and rehabilitation and place them in technical schools Work with programme partner organisations to monitor output of programme being implemented Ensure implementing partners work in the specified budget lines Review progress reports from partner agencies and ensure they are sent to donor on time. Participate in quarterly monitoring visits of the activities carried out by partners Identify the strengths and weaknesses of programme partners to be shared during the review meetings in order to encourage improvement in service delivery and experience sharing or overall project success Ensure the trainings and awareness sessions in the communities and areas of operation are carried out Draft and share work plans with the field officers looking out for content of the training Monitor that trainings are carried out as per the work plans through visits to training sites and bi-annual end user monitoring. Undertaking research in the field of child exploitation and proof read related documents Identify contentious or lacking areas in the field of child protection and develop project proposals with high community impact from such researches. Participate in proposal development to secure funding for project sustainability Maintain links with other stakeholders and non government organisations and work together in the area of child labour Information and Documentation officer Draft Information Education and Communication materials for distribution to the public during workshops, seminars, trainings, to donors etc Compiling, editing reports as well as publishing newsletters, documentaries and books and manage their sales Collate information from all other departments and write the annual report Coordinate and schedule radio and TV talk show appearances Identify organisations achievements that the public should be made aware of Schedule talk shows and or TV appearances and news paper of radio interviews to make this information public. Contribute to the development of the website Identify the best practices from all departments, edit it and update the website with this data. 2008 Kibukamusoke and Tendo Advocates Administration Manager Main Activities and Responsibilities Receive, receipt and bank money received from clients Follow up on clients with pending payments Maintain the office electronic filing system of cases Arrange for appointments and maintain the counsels calendars’ for court and meetings Type, edit and file both manually and electronically of all office correspondence and reports Follow up on the organisations tax obligations and payments of the same. Manage the daily operational budget, allocating funds as needed and providing logistical support. Make disbursements from petty cash, maintain these records and balance the accounts on a weekly basis. Team Leader Child Labour Department Information and Document Officer Main Activities and Responsibilities Lead the team to identify, withdraw and rehabilitate exploited children from labour Using the selection criteria, identify children working under exploitative situations Identify the children’s household of origin and through LCs withdraw from this community for counselling and rehabilitation and place them in technical schools Work with programme partner organisations to monitor output of programme being implemented Ensure implementing partners work in the specified budget lines Review progress reports from partner agencies and ensure they are sent to donor on time. Participate in quarterly monitoring visits of the activities carried out by partners Identify the strengths and weaknesses of programme partners to be shared during the review meetings in order to encourage improvement in service delivery and experience sharing or overall project success Ensure the trainings and awareness sessions in the communities and areas of operation are carried out Draft and share work plans with the field officers looking out for content of the training Monitor that trainings are carried out as per the work plans through visits to training sites and bi-annual end user monitoring. Undertaking research in the field of child exploitation and proof read related documents Identify contentious or lacking areas in the field of child protection and develop project proposals with high community impact from such researches. Participate in proposal development to secure funding for project sustainability Maintain links with other stakeholders and non government organisations and work together in the area of child labour 2008 Atlas Procurement Consult Intern/Researcher Main Activities and Responsibilities Develop data collection tools for research related activities Design questionnaires on the related topic Collect data from the field Lead a pool of research assistants to collect data Conduct focus group discussions Pre-testing in Arua district about the extent of Gender Based Violence (GBV) Finding out available services offered to Victims of Gender Based Violence and identifying ways in which the community has been sensitised about GBV 2007 Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Researcher Main Activities and Responsibilities Find out the prevalence and causes of child labour in Masindi and Hoima districts through data collection Find out the extent to which the causes of child labour have influenced the life of Uganda’s children Make recommendations as per findings and publish them 2003 American Refugee Committee Intern/Researcher Main Activities and Responsibilities Collect and review existing data Generate and analyse statistics Compile statistics about funding for the refugee camps Analyse and prepare projections about refugee welfare, food and accommodation. Carry out advocacy and information dissemination for programme activities Draft a report on programme activities from formulation through implementation to completion