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3 VSLA Officers Job at UWESO - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
3 VSLA Officers

Jobs at:
UWESO

Deadline of this Job:
Not later than 8th September 2017 at 4:00pm

Duty Station:
Lira and Jinja 


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Job details:
UWESO is an indigenous Non Governmental Organization registered with the Uganda NGO Board and is committed to improving the quality of life of orphans and other vulnerable children.

UWESO a consortium partner on USAID ‘s BETTER OUTCOMES tor Children and Youth in Eastern and Northern Uganda, UWESO currently is implementing an Economic Strengthening component of BETTER OUTCOMES Project to reach out to 60,000 vulnerable households in 20 districts in Eastern and Northern, the USAID funded Districts through Livelihoods and other pathways over a five year period (2015-2020).Village Savings and Loans Association (VSLA) Methodology, Business Skills Training, Financial Literacy Education and Bank Linkage are key interventions under the economic strengthening component

UWESO seeks to recruit qualified and competent candidates for the following positions as detailed below;

Job Title: 3 VSLA Officers
Job location: Lira and Jinja
Reports to : VSLA Technical Coordinator
Nature of appointment: Contract — 2 Years

Tasks and key responsibilities;

  • Supervision of Community Based Trainers 
  • Mobilization & sensitization of community groups  
  • Mobilization & raising awareness with local leadership, Civil society and Community
  •  Training groups in the implementation of Village Savings & Loans Association(VSLA) methodology  
  • Gathering VSLA data & monitoring the Village Saving and Loans Associations  
  • Provide Technical assistance to partner staff on business development service
  •  Prepare periodic & operational Plans  
  • Prepare progress reports  
  • Participate in M& E Functions-Documentation of Progress, Success stories, lessons learnt.  
  • Participate in Baseline Surveys, Impact Assessment  
  • Support all project economic strengthening team.  
  • Network with other Partners and Field Staff  
  • Any other Assignment by UWESO
Minimum qualifications:
  • A Honors Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies, Economics, Business Administration
Experience and Skills:
  • At least 2 years’ relevant experience in Community Development, Rural Finance NSLA Promotion, Enterprise Development, Linkage Banking and OVC Programming 
  • Computer Literate  
  • Training and supervisory skills  
  • Partnership Management  
  • Team Player with good people's skills  
  • Good Communication and interpersonal skills
Other requirements:
  • Knowledge of local languages 
  • Ability and willingness to ride a motorcycle (Valid permit required )  
  • Knowledge of the local socio-economic environment  
  • Willingness to reside within the area of jurisdiction after appointment  
  • Knowledge of VSLA Methodology is an added advantage  
  • Above 25 years
Start date: 01st/ Oct/2017

Job application procedure
Send soft copies of your Application letter, CV (Max 3 pages) including names of 3 referees, Copies of relevant Academic documents, and a daytime telephone contact by email to jobs@uweso.org Not later than 8th September 2017 at 4:00pm.

NB: Only successful candidates will be contacted For other details please visit our website: www.uweso.org