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Saturday, February 10, 2018

Project Officer Micro-enterprise Job at BRAC Uganda - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Project Officer Micro-enterprise

Jobs at:
BRAC Uganda

Deadline of this Job:
Sunday 18th February, 2018

Duty Station:
Kiryandongo, 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; Project Officer Micro-enterprise
Duty Station: Kiryandongo
CORE ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Support the effective implementation of the Skills development project with a specific focus on micro- enterprise training for Child bearing mothers, women with families and the disabled.
  • Support the selection and or enrollment of beneficiaries under the project.
  • Provide technical support for the training programmes under the micro-enterprise component of the project.
  • Co-ordinate with other implementers and relevant government departments to align the micro enterprise training component with the Skilling Uganda strategy.
  • Monitor & follow up all field level operations in respect to the project and ensure regular supervision of the project activities.
  • Organize & conduct community engagement meetings and stakeholder workshops, based on the project demands and requirements.
  • Write reports & maintain accurate documentation in respect to implementation of the project.
  •  Ensure effective communication with internal and external all stakeholders.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
  • Candidate should have a Bachelor's degree in, Development studies, social entrepreneurship, social sciences or related discipline. Additional training in micro-enterprise is an added advantage. ‘
  • Should have knowledge and experience on the ethos of micro-enterprise training.
  • Ability to supervise, inspire motivate and work with women groups.
  • Excellent communication skills in English and the local languages in the above location.
  •  Experience working with diverse groups including refugee settlements.
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.