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Saturday, February 10, 2018

Careers Advisor Job at BRAC Uganda - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Careers Advisor

Jobs at:
BRAC Uganda

Deadline of this Job:
Sunday 18th February, 2018

Duty Station:
Uganda




Job details:
BRAC UGANDA, SKILLS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME.
BRAC Uganda with support from ENABEL Uganda and in collaboration with YWCA is implementing a Skills development project for youth, women and girls among refugees and host communities in Kiryandongo district. The project aims to increase access to local labour market and help beneficiaries establish micro-enterprises. The youth will be given market relevant technical and soft skills by involving them in skills development opportunities. This will enhance their employment and or self-employment opportunities within the local labour market; improve the household income and contribute to the local economy.

Post; Careers Advisor
Duty Station: Country Office
CORE ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • The primary role shall be to explore scholarship opportunities for the scholars.
  • Provide on-going career information and education support services for scholars currently enrolled on the Programme.
  •  Support the scholars to draw up action plans tor subject choices at lower secondary and at the University transitional stage.
  •  Support the management of institutional partnerships, organizing university recruitment fairs and admissions process, internship placements, entrepreneurial and employment initiatives, alumni led activities, etc.
  • The careers advisor will be responsible for regular reporting and analysis of various programme initiatives related to and specific to this function and role.
REQUIRED OUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
  • Candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree in education, Social sciences or a related discipline.
  •  Minimum of five years’ experience in a similar position within the education or development sector especially post- secondary & tertiary institutions.
  • Should possess understanding of education and youth programming.
  • Ability to mentor and work with young people especially secondary students.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, good computer skills & effective interpersonal skills.
  • Experience working in a multicultural environment with diverse internal & external stakeholders.
Job application procedure
Applicants should send their Application, CV, and copies of all academic documents (soft copies) to: hrd.uganda@brac.net . The email subject MUST include the name of the position applied for. All applications should be addressed to: The Human Resource Manager, BRAC Uganda, PO BOX 31817, KAMPALA UGANDA Only complete applications will be accepted and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.