NGO Jobs at CARE – 2 Village Savings and Loans Associations Advisors (VSLA)

Location:  Gulu, Uganda
About Care:
CARE International in Uganda (CARE) works with others to make a sustainable improvement in the lives of the very poor. Our program implementation is focused on supporting communities in fulfillment of their economic rights and achievement of sustainable livelihoods, conflict resolution and peace building, natural resource management and good governance.
Our operations are guided by our core values of excellence, accountability, respect, integrity and transparency.

CARE Uganda seeks motivated and qualified professionals to fill the positions of Programme Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Coordinator and 2 Village Savings and Loans Associations (VSLA) Advisors. One position of the VSLA Advisor will be based in our NUWEP program in GULU while the rest of the positions are based in CARE Uganda Headquarters, Kampala supporting the implementation of Women and Youth Financial Inclusion Programme (WAYFIP).

Job Summary: Under the direct supervision of the Programme Manager WAYFIP the key role will be responsibility for implementation of VSLA activities and providing technical support; mentoring and monitoring the implementing organizations to enable them implement program activities effectively and efficiently. In addition the Advisor will ensure that the implementing partners program complies with Care Uganda cooperative agreement obligations and program work plans.
Duties & Responsibilities:
·         Assess, facilitate and strengthen the Capacity of partner organizations in VSLA methodology
·         Coordinate and establish venues of sharing experiences in order to forge good working relationships among and with implementing partners
·         Ensure that the project is based on agreed best practices and it relates to CARE’s vision and overall WAY FIP program goals as spelt out in the program document
·         Work with the M&E Unit to review and implement monitoring and evaluation systems
·         Support programme wide progress and impact assessments
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
·         Bachelor’s degree in Business administration, social sciences with at least 5 years working experience
·         2-3 years experience in managing partnerships and experience in organizational capacity building
·         Experience of at least two years working with different micro finance products
·         Experience in conducting training of training and ability to work on her/his own with minimum supervision
How to Apply:
Interested persons with the above requirements should submit typed applications together with detailed (CV) giving day time telephone contacts and names and addresses of 3 (three) work related referees as well as certified copies of all academic and professional certificates .
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Applicants who do not receive any response within three weeks of the closing date should consider their application unsuccessful Please mark your envelopes.
Applications should be addressed to: Human Resource
Management Coordinator, CARE International in Uganda,
P.O. Box 7280, Kampala or .
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Deadline: 15th October, 2012

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