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Saturday, January 5, 2019

VSLA Coordinator Job at People Performance Group - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
VSLA Coordinator 

Jobs at:
People Performance Group 

Deadline of this Job:
18 January 2019  

Duty Station:
Arua , Uganda , East Africa , 256 

Date Posted: 4th January 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time , Currency: Ush

The Northern Uganda Resilience initiative (NURI) is one oi three engagements under the Uganda Programme on Sustainable and inclusive Development of the Economy (UPSIDE). which is a thematic programme of the Danish Country Programme inr Uganda 2018-2022. NURI will pursue enhanced resilience and equitable economic development in Nortiiern Uganda, including lor reiugeos and host communities, by supporting Climate Smart Agricultum, Rural Infrastructure, and Water Resources Management for 4 years imm 2tJii) to 2022. Geographically NURl covers 9 districts in Northern Ugaruia. namely; Arua, Pakwach, Nebbi, Zombo, Moyo and Adiumani in West Nile sub region and Agago, Kitgum and Lamwo in the Acholi Sub Regions. Besides tareting nationals, NURl works with refugee settlements within selected districts including Rhino Camp in Arua District, Palorinya Relugee Settlement in Moyo District, 3 selected retugee settlements in Adiumani District‘ and Paiabek Ogiil Refugee Settlement in Lamwo District. NURl activities are implemented by various local partners, e.g. District Farmers Associations - (DFAs), and Resilient AgriculturaiUnits (RAUs).
Post: VSLA Coordinator
Reporting: Programme management Adviser
Duty station: Arua
A coordination function (CF) has been established to oversee and coordinate the implementation ot NURI. NURI CF seeks to hire a highly qualified, dedicated and experienced national for the position of VSLA Coordinator.
Purpose of the position
• To fine-tune the VSLA strategy across the NURI programme and guide
• Lead and build the capacity of the team involved in implementation of VSLA in NURI
• Ensure quality control, monitoring and reporting for the VSLA activities in NURI
• Build a VSLA strategy that encourages and enables investment in agricultural activities while building up household resilience to shocks through savings, assets and social capital.
Education Knowledge
• A bachelor degree in Marketing, Economics, Business studies or related fields
• At least 3 years of experience working with micro-finance / VSLA sector
• Demonstrated experience in Community Economic Development and Management
• Demonstrate ability to foster partnerships with community, Government agencies and Groups
• Strong group facilitation and training skills.
Technical Skills & Abilities:
• Financial Management skills,
• Knowledge of community development, empowerment and mentoring approaches
• Research, Monitoring and Evaluation skills.
• Good oral & written communication skills
• Report writing skills

Job application procedure
To apply, please send your CV and cover letter with 3 work related referees to the address or email below:
Address: People Performance Group,
Plot 8 Kitante Close,
P.0. Box12-105 Kampala,
Emails that exceed 2MB will not he considered.
Closing date: 18 January 2019
While we thank all applicants for applying, only those that have been shortlisted will be contacted. Any cases of forgery will lead to automatic disqualification.