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Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Manager, Enrichment, Giveback and Alumni Network (MEGAN) Job at Brac - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Manager, Enrichment, Giveback and Alumni Network (MEGAN)

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Deadline of this Job:
December 29th, 2017

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BRAC is a global leader in creating large-scale opportunities for the poor. Founded in Bangladesh in 1972, it is now one of the world's largest development organizations, touching the lives of an estimated 138 million people in 11 countries across Asia and Africa. For more information please visit BRAC’s website, BRAC Uganda invites applications from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill up the available vacant position within the Scholarship Program.
BRAC UGANDA, Scholarship Program
The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Programme at BRAC aims at providing talented yet economically marginalized young people; next-generation leaders who are committed to giving back, with access to quality Secondary education, and deliver holistic financial, emotional and academic support throughout their secondary education. In Uganda, this eight year programme now in its fifth year is supporting 5000 young Ugandans to access and complete their Secondary education. A total of 1100 UACE Scholars have graduated from the programme over the last three years and have been supported to transition into further education. The programme is being implemented in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Sports in 105 Schools across the Country.
Post: Manager, Enrichment, Giveback and Alumni Network (MEGAN)
Job Location: Country Office
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Managing the enrichment and giveback activities of the Programme. .
  • Supporting the establishment of a strong and vibrant alumni network of the programme anchored on “an alumnus led approach".
  • Supporting the Alumni in formulation and implementation of the giveback projects plus monitoring these projects.
  • Reporting and analyzing the various programme initiatives.
  • Managing’ programme implementation as per the agreement with MasterCard Foundation.
Required Qualifications, Experiences and Skills:
  •  Master's Degree in Social Sciences or Education.
  • At least 5 years’ experience working, coaching and mentoring young people.
  •  Experience of working in the education sector, specifically in secondary education and/or working with young people.
  • Previous knowledge and experience of working with development agencies shall be an added advantage.
  • Experience of working in a multicultural environment.
  • Good team player with motivating attitude.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Very good command of English language both written and oral.
Job application procedure
Interested applicants should send their Application letters, Curriculum Vitae, All Scanned copies of academic/other supporting documents, MUST BE IN PDF FILE. In total, there should be a maximum of 2 attachments and send to . Applications should be addressed to; THE HR MANAGER, BRAC Uganda.
Please mention the name of the position in the subject bar.
Only complete applications will be accepted and short listed candidates will be contacted. Application deadline: December 29th, 2017 BRAC is an equal opportunities employer