Educate! NGO Jobs – Program Design and Training Officer

Organization: Educate!
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
Educate! develops young leaders
and entrepreneurs in Africa. Educate! provides a proven mix of a leadership and
entrepreneurship course, long-term mentoring, and practical experience of
starting an enterprise for A’ level students. Educate! is working with over
20,000 diverse youth across Uganda, growing to a staff of 57 in just five
years, has a memorandum of understanding with Ministry of Education &
Sports and has already incorporated its curriculum into Uganda’s National
Education System to reach 25,000 students annually. The organization has
received the Ashoka Fellowship and several international awards and grants,
proving out a program model that can be replicated across Africa.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
1. Designing Youth Business
Experience (YBE) Content
Curriculum design for Youth Trainings in Entrepreneurship and Leadership.
2. Program Design Monitoring:
  • Steer
    the designing, administering and monitoring learning loops,
  • Technically
    support the design and implementation of field staff focus groups, mentor
    and scholar focus groups
  • Actively
    collaborate with M&E on data entry, conduct field observation visits,
    dissemination lessons learnt and ensuring their integration in design and
    implementation etc.
3. Design Production:
  • Pre-test
    all program content, support in editing curriculum and ensuring content is
    in context, make bi- termly procurement orders.
  • Perform
    a quality check on all D&T procured materials every time an order is
  • Regularly
    review and update the programs team on any new design changes, support
    departmental budgeting, planning and goal setting etc.
4. Training:
  • Carry
    out introductory and refresher trainings of Regional Officers on facilitation
    of designed materials
  • Steer
    the annual YET training
  • Render
    support in updating program officer induction & youth leader induction
    based on learning loops.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicants should hold Undergraduate Degrees in Education or its
  • At
    least two to four years in program management, program design and
  • Excellent
    training and facilitation skills
  • Possess
    excellent writing and communication skills,
  • Detail
    oriented, proactive and creative,
  • Possess
    excellent interpersonal and leadership skills,
  • Staff
    development and vocational skills.
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should send an updated CV, copy of university transcript
and a cover letter to the email address:
Please write “Design and Training Officer” in the subject line.
Deadline: 30th January, 2015.
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