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Thursday, May 18, 2017

Regional Coordinator Job at Brac - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Regional Coordinator

Jobs at:
Brac

Deadline of this Job:
Not later than 28th May, 2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
BRAC, one of the largest Non-Governmental Development Organization in the world, working in a number of countries in Africa and Asia on poverty alleviation Programs, is registered in Uganda as BRAC Uganda. The organization implements integrated development approach combining Education, Health, Agriculture, Livestock, Adolescent Empowerment and Microfinance. BRAC Uganda Social Enterprise Program, a component of BRAC Uganda, is engaged in the commercial production and sale of high quality seeds and tissue culture plantlets among other activities. The core aim of the program is to ensure availability of high quality planting materials to farmers at fair prices which enhance achievement of food security, reduction of hunger and sustainable agricultural production. For more information please visit BRAC's website www.brac.net. BRAC Uganda invites applications from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill up the available vacant position
BRAC UGANDA, Scholarship Program
The programme delivers to the Scholars holistic financial, psychosocial and academic support throughout their secondary education. ln Uganda, this eight year programme is extending support to 5,000 Scholars across the country. The programme was rolled out in 2012 and currently has close to 4000 Scholars enrolled in 104 top schools while 1100 scholars have successfully completed their secondary education.
Job Title : Regional Coordinator
Reports to Program Manager, Scholarship
Location : Rubaga Regional office
Core Roles and Responsibilities
  • Managing program implementation as per agreement with MCF
  • Take part in selection and recruitment of scholars
  •  Regular follow up on scholars‘ academic performance and analysis of end of term reports.
  •  Organize parents support forum at least once a year and ensure 100% parents attendance.
  • Organize community service trainings for the scholars and workshops for mentor teachers and head teachers
  • Following up on scholars discipline and make sure they take part in leadership and other program activities.
  •  Creating and maintaining good relations with all program stakeholders both within and out of the organization.
  • Reporting & analysis of program initiatives, financial management and accountability of all regional activities
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
  • Minimum of Bachelor's degree in Education, development studies or relevant humanities.
  • 4 years’ experience in working with a multi-cultural environment.
  • Excellent communication, liaison and coordination skills.
  • Ability to lead, motivate, inspire and establish trust among scholars, parents and mentor teachers
  • Sufficient computer skills (MS office proficiency), Report writing and analytical skills
  • Ability to work both independently with minimal supervision as well as in a team setting
Job application procedure
Interested candidates who meet the above qualifications, must submit their application letter, Curriculum Vitae (including: Date of birth, Education qualification, language proficiency, work experience, Salary expectation and at least 3 referees in Ms. Office Word Document), All Scanned copies of academic /other supporting documents, MUST BE IN ONE PDF FILE. ln total, there must only be 2 attachments sent to hrd.uganda@brac.net , Not later than 28th May, 2017 The subject must be the name of the position applied for strictly.
NB. Only Soft Copy Applications will be considered, and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. This position is open for Ugandan nationals only.