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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Initiative Coordinator-Livelihoods Job at Care International - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Initiative Coordinator-Livelihoods

Jobs at:
Care International

Deadline of this Job:
21st December 2017.

Duty Station:
Arua, Uganda

Care International has been active in Uganda since 1969 and working in the country continuously since 1979, implementing a diverse portfolio of programs and projects ranging from emergency services to economic development and civil society building, Our current programming targets Women, Girls and youth as well as vulnerable groups such as the extreme poor, internally displaced people, children to provide assistance and opportunities for empowerment and sustainable development through addressing the underlying causes of poverty grounded on careful and thorough analysis of power relations between different groups in society and the local context in which they live and work. Our programming is guided by our core values of transformation, integrity, Diversity, Equality and excellence.
CARE international in Uganda seeks to recruit highly motivated and qualified development professionals with genuine commitment to gender equality and women and girls‘ rights to fill up the following position;
Post: Initiative Coordinator-Livelihoods (Arua)
Reporting to the initiative Manager, the initiative Coordinator- Livelihoods is the lead in the area of livelihoods for implementation in Omugo Camp. S/he will be responsible for guiding the Partner in undertaking planned business training, selection of youth entrepreneurs from refugee and host community for trainings and conducting information, Education, and Communication (IEC) sessions within the community. The initiative Coordinator- Livelihoods will also effectively guide the partner in effective management of the beneficiary youth start-up grants, ensuring that friendly proposals to access financial and technical support from targeted youth led businesses are properly drafted, reviewed and supported to transform community youth ideas into successful run become more self-reliant business. The initiative Coordinator- Livelihoods, will ensure that the approved Partner work plan is properly implemented as agreed with the supervisor. Initiative Coordinator- Livelihoods will ensure planning and preparation of weekly, monthly and quarterly Partner work plans and reports on field activities are properly drafted and timely submitted to the initiative Manager. S/he is responsible for writing and documenting case stories of lessons learnt. The initiative Coordinator- Livelihoods will assist the Partner to maintain, monitor and update beneficiary disaggregated livelihood data system for use by CARE and other implementing partners. S/he will help the Partner monitor business start-up grants and perform monthly spot-checks on established youth business initiatives.
Job and Person Specification (requirements)
Bachelor Degree in Business Management. Possession of a Diploma in Education or training is desirable. At least 2-years‘ experience in Project Cycle Management, managing Economic and Social Empowerment projects in Host Community/Refugee Setup with ability to work with CARE Partner to deliver sustainable community based business entrepreneurships or hands on skills in implementation of livelihood projects through local NGOs in refugee setup.
Job application procedure
Candidates who are interested in the above jobs should submit an updated CV and Application letter giving a day time telephone contact and names, telephone contacts and email addresses of 3 (three) work related referees only through our recruitment email  clearly indicating the job title in the email subject. CVs will be received until the 21st December 2017.
For any questions please call our offices on 0312258100/121 CARE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES, GENDER SENSITIVE & CORRUPTION INTOLEHANT EMPLOYER