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Saturday, January 13, 2018

20 Graduates Job at Restless Development - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
20 Graduates

Jobs at:
Restless Development

Deadline of this Job:
Friday, January 19th, 2018

Duty Station:
Uganda




JOB DETAILS:
Chemonic International in partnership with Restless Development is implementing Feed the Future Uganda Youth Leadership for Agriculture Activity (YLA) which aims to increase economic opportunities for 350,000 Ugandan female and male youth ages 10 to 35 years in agriculture related fields and improve their skills development (entrepreneurship, employability, leadership and lite skills). The overall approach tor YLA is partner-driven, leveraging private and public-sector actors, vocational training providers, NGOs, youth groups, local government entities and community associations to reach youth.
YLA will implement an internship program targeting 20 young graduates aged 19-25 years. The program will equip graduates with workplace skills and practical work experience necessary for" them to flourish in a competitive job market. The interns will take practice with the following teams: communications; finance and administration; grants and contracts; partnerships development and management; and monitoring, evaluation and learning within YLA. While no professional experience is required, typical candidates will demonstrate the following attributes and will need to commit to the full 6 months internship period:
  • Languages: Fluency in English and ideally one other European language
  • Education: Degree or equivalent from institution of higher education.
  • Sector interest: Agribusiness; Finance and Administration; Communication; Monitoring and Evaluation; Private Sector.
  • Personal Attributes: written and verbal communication; strong work ethic and commitment; demonstrable leadership experience and/or potential; entrepreneurial and open to new challenges; ability to work independently; ability to work under pressure in a non-hierarchical environment; team player; Demonstrable self-initiative and drive;
    Proficiency: Demonstrable proficiency in Microsoft Office or similar computer package
Job application procedure
Please doload the Job description and application form from restlessdevelopment.org/Uganda-youth-internship-programme

Application forms, clearly outlining how you meet the above attributes must be submitted to graduateinternship@restlessdevelopment.org  before Friday, January 19th, 2018.
Due to a large number of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Assessment for those applicants will be held from February 5th to 9th, 2018 at Grand Global Hotel, located in Makerere Kikoni. it considered; the successful batch will undergo a one-week residential pre-placement training and placement will run from March to August 2018.
All Candidates that applied are encouraged to re-apply.