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Thursday, April 26, 2018

Savings and Internal Lending Community (SILC) Job at CARITAS Moroto Diocese - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Savings and Internal Lending Community (SILC)

Jobs at:
CARITAS Moroto Diocese

Deadline of this Job:
Monday, 7th May 2018

Duty Station:
Uganda





JOB DETAILS:
SAVINGS AND INTERNAL LENDING COMMUNITY (SILC)
OFFlCERS (2 POSITIONS)
Position title: SILC Officer
Reports to: Livelihoods program manager
Supervises: SILC Supervisors and Field Agents
Duty Station: Iriir Field Officer (1) and Nakapiripirit Field Officer (1)
Job Purpose: Overseeing and providing technical support for all relevant SILC programming.
Responsibilities and Tasks:
  • Coordinate and monitor the implementation of SILC activities and ensure implementation schedules are met as per the detailed activity plan.
  • Manage community mobilization for SILC, including Field /\gent selection process and selfselection process for the establishment of SILC groups.
  • Liaise with various community ‘stake holders and “mobilize them to ensure full involvement of community leaders, community representatives, and local government representatives in the overall implementation and improvement of project activities.
  • Responsible for coordination, supervision and support of SILC Supervisors and Field Agents as well as training on SILC methodology, responsibilities and SILC group mentorship.
  • Monitor and evaluate the progress of SILC groups through regular structured visits,
  • Provide ongoing support to SILC Supervisors and Field Agents
  • Coordinate and facilitate information sharing ‘among the project team, implementing partners, and project beneficiaries at the community level.
  • Actively participate in developing capacity building materials for business, technical and financial capacities as well as plan, initiate and implement capacity building sessions.
  • Compile data provided at the community level as per project requirements.
  • Develop work plans and reports as per reporting schedule.
  • Keenly analyze project implementation strategies to identify constraints to program success and provide timely recommendations.
Requirements:
  • Bachelor in Business Administration, Finance, Commerce, Agribusiness, Economics or Development Studies and 2 years of experience in VSLA, SACCO, business or market/economic development.
  • A diploma in Business Administration, Finance, Commerce, Agribusiness, Economics or Development Studies and 3 years of experience in VSLA, SACCO, business or market]economic development.
  • Proven experience in education, training and community consultations.
  • Very good knowledge of SILC methodologies and financial tools as well as approaches to business-start-ups and income generating activities.
  • Excellent supervisory, training, mentoring skills
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work with little or no supervision.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Sensitivity and diplomacy in working with government officials and socially disadvantaged communities.
  • Keen attention to detail, ability to follow procedures and meet deadlines and work cooperatively with team members. A
  • Excellent computer skills and very good analytical, information management skills.
  • Proven skills in riding a motorcycle and possession of a valid riding license or willingness to acquire.
  • Knowledge of Nga’Karimojong language is an added advantage.
Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties and responsibilities associated with the position.
Job application procedure
Qualified candidates should address and send their application letters, Curriculum Vitae and copies of relevant academic and work based certificates to:
The Chairperson,
Caritas Moroto Diocese Commission,
Moroto Diocese,
P.O. Box 46, Moroto - Uganda.

And submit to the Caritas Moroto Diocese Head Office in Moroto or the nearby Catholic parish within Moroto Diocese.
NOTE: APPLICANTS SHOULD INDICATE THEIR PREFERRED DUTY STATION ON THEIR APPLICATION LETTERS
Please send your application letter, CV, copies of relevant academic and work based certificates as well as contact details of three (3) FORMER direct supervisors as references before close of business on Monday, 7th May 2018.
NOTE:
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
  • CANVASSING for support will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.