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Thursday, November 1, 2018

Vocational Skills Coordinator Job at Samaritan’s Purse - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Vocational Skills Coordinator 

Jobs at:
Samaritan’s Purse 

Deadline of this Job:
Friday 9th November, 2018 

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda 

Date Posted: 31st October 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time

Samaritan’s Purse is an international Christian relief and development organization meeting the critical needs of victims of war, poverty, natural disaster, famine and disease with the aim of sharing God’s love.

VACANCY: Vocational Skills Coordinator (1 Position) For Anti Trafficking Uganda- Reintegration and Prevention (ATRAFF) Project, Kampala

Samaritan’s Purse is seeking to hire a mature, qualified and experienced national staff with at least three years of vocational programming or job skills training experiences, working experience with repeatable NGOs is preferable. Bachelor’s degree in Vocational Education or related fields.
S/He should possess excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Good report writing, good spoken and written English skills, ability to demonstrate sensitivity to the cultural/ethnic diversity of the service population and to be sensitive to the needs of special populations. Must be computer proficient.

Job Summary
The Vocational Skills Coordinator will be responsible for the overall implementation of the vocational skills trainings to victims of human trafficking (beneficiaries). S/he will oversee the efficient and effective running of the vocational skills activities while also providing monitoring and evaluation tools to assess progress against agreed objectives. He/she will be expected to attend devotions and be an example to others through their faith and walk with God.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Assess the vocational skills needs and interest of beneficiaries
  • Provide career and technical guidance to beneficiaries
  • Map vocational training institutions and centers and build relationships with relevant ones
  • Develop appropriate, measurable vocational goals and objectives
  • Implement vocational and or life skills trainings as needed by the project
  • Assess vocational development of the beneficiaries
  • Collect and maintain accurate vocational skills training project data
  • Monitor and mentor beneficiaries and record development/progress
  • Provide written report of beneficiaries progress
  • Respond promptly to questions and beneficiaries concerns
  • Participate in trafficking prevention outreaches as assigned
  • Participate in staff meetings to discuss and resolve staff and program issues and concerns
  • Work collaboratively with other colleagues, partners and stakeholders
  • Maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, supervisors and all staff.
  • Promote the best interest of the organization.
  • Other duties as deemed necessary by the supervisor
Job application procedure
Send CV, covering letter and relevant documentation by email to HR:  or hand delivery to Samaritan’s Purse offices, Kampala Office not later than 5:00pm Friday 9th November, 2018. Only short listed candidates will be contacted for the interviews.