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Monday, April 9, 2018

Capacity Building Officer Job at National Association of Social Workers of Uganda (NASWU) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Capacity Building Officer

Jobs at:
National Association of Social Workers of Uganda (NASWU)

Deadline of this Job:
20th April 2018

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

The National Association of Social Workers of Uganda (NASWU) is a professional 5 body for Social Workers in Uganda. The Association aims at bringing together all Social Workers in Uganda to contribute to a better professional practice, favorable conditions of work for Social Workers and equitable national development and 5 transformations. The overall aim of NASWU is to promote and facilitate Social Welfare and Social Development in Uganda 5

Under the Coordinating Comprehensive Care for Children (4 Children) a live-year, USAID-funded project implemented by a consortium of organizations led by CRS. NASWU supports systems and structures at country and regional levels to implement evidence-based interventions that protect against risk interrupt cycles of vulnerability and build pathways to resilience leading to an AIDS Free Generation.

Under this project, NASWU seeks the services of competent and self-driven personnel to fill the following positions:
POSITION: Capacity Building Officer
REPORTS TO: National Coordinator
DATE: April 2018
Job Summary
The main purpose of this position is to implement NASWU's capacity building strategy to reinforce social service provision in Uganda.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop and implement an integrated capacity building plan in consultation with the Coordinator and NASWU Advocacy and Technical wing 
  • Develop, maintain, and intensify contacts with international and local institutions and trainers on issues related to strengthening the capacities of NASWU members
  • identify appropriate institutions, training programs, workshops, conferences, and possible sites for study tours, exchange program, on-the-job training, and mentoring program
  • identify capacity training needs and organize relevant trainings
  • Identity, develops and promotes tools and guidelines for capacity building which helps NASWU mobilize members to achieve the best social service sector
Job Requirements and Qualifications:
  • Degree in Social Work and Social Administration
  • A minimum of 5 years of progressive professional experience in a capacity building and training capacities.
  • Knowledgeable in devising and administering capacity building programs for institutions.
  • Proven experience of capacity building, learning theory and organizational development work in multinational settings in several capacity building areas
  • Ability to find and mobilize resources to support the capacity building work
Job application procedure
Interested applicants with the required qualifications, knowledge, skills, attributes and abilities should send their applications and CV (Detailing responsibilities carried out in previous positions) and 3 referees to:
National Co-ordinator
National Association of Social Workers of Uganda
Through the following email:  indicates clearly on the application subject line the position applied for.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Details about the above vacancies can be got on NASWU website:
Deadline for applications: 20th April 2018