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Friday, June 2, 2017

Youth & Public- Private- Partnership (ppp) Specialist Job at Action for Community Development ( ACODEV ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Youth & Public- Private- Partnership (ppp) Specialist

Jobs at:
Action for Community Development ( ACODEV )

Deadline of this Job:
6th June, 2017, at 5:00 pm

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
With funding from USAID, Action for Community Development (ACODEV) in partnership with Catholic Relief Services (CR5) as the Lead Agency, is implementing a 5-year consortium Sustainable Outcomes for Children and Youth (SOCY) Program. The Program is designed to improve the health, nutrition, education and psychosocial wellbeing of orphaned and vulnerable children, as well as reduce abuse, exploitation and neglect among this population. lt is expected to reach a minimum of 625,000 children and their caregivers within 101,500 households in ‘l9 districts in central, south western and western Uganda. The program will improve outcomes for vulnerable children and youth by strengthening the systems that surround them; caregivers will have greater economic opportunities, which will increase their resilience and make them less susceptible to shocks; local government structures and CSOs will be strengthened to provide services targeting the diverse needs of vulnerable children, and health and social service agencies will strengthen their coordination and referral systems to provide integrated care along the continuum of response. SILC and Youth group formation are the key vehicles used to support the beneficiary groups. It is anticipated thatfor every household enrolled will have a minimum of one youth, making, approximatelyi100,000 youth.80% these are expected to participate in socy activities. it isagainst this background that acodev looking for a youth specialist,carryout vertical consolidation

Key Roles and Job Requirements
Coordination of Youth activities, identifying and engaging Public Private Partners, Providing technical oversight and guidance to CSO
Youth Program Officers, Monitoring youth and Public-Private-Partnership-PPP activities within the region.
Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Development Studies, Education, Social Sciences or related qualifications are required;
At least 5 years’ experience and knowledge in working with vulnerable children and/or youth.
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Job application procedure
Address your applications, CV, academic and other certifications to the addresses below, by 6th June, 2017, at 5:00 pm: The Human Resource Bi Operations Manager, ACODEV, National Office: Plot 98/99 Masoli Road, 600m off Gayaza Road; P.O. Box 22234 Kampala-Uganda; Or ACODEV Western Regional Office: Plot 29 Bukonzo Road, Muyenga, next to Rwenzori the Gardens, Kasese Municipality; or submit electronically to ; Tel; i256(O)41459G684 (Office)