2 European Union (EU) Project Career Positions – Training Officers at Cheshire Services

Organisation: Cheshire
Services Uganda
Funding Source: European
Union (EU)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Livelihood
Resource Centre (LRC) Manager
About US:
Cheshire Services Uganda is a
nongovernmental organization working the field of disability and development.
CSU works with and for Persons with Disabilities through four thematic
programme areas of Livelihoods, Inclusive Education, Advocacy and campaign,
health and rehabilitation. CSU in collaboration with Leonard Cheshire
Disability has received funding from the European Union to implement a three
year livelihoods project for Persons with Disabilities in Adjuman and Moyo
districts.
Job Summary:  The EU Project Training Officer will provide
training on livelihood opportunities, both in and out of the Livelihood
Resource Centre (LRC).
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Carry
    out needs assessment of Persons with Disabilities in collaboration with
    the LRC Manager;
  • Plan
    and organize various training programmes for Persons with Disabilities on
    wage and self-employment either through the LRC or via external
    institutions – specifically catering to job-oriented courses
  • Develop
    inventory of resource institutions and resource persons to carry out
    various training in and out of the LRC.
  • In
    charge of planning and organizing training programmes – Pre-vocational and
    vocational training;
  • Works
    closely with the LRC Manager and training institutes to adapt curricula to
    the needs of Persons with Disabilities;
  • Develop
    and conduct life skills, basic IT skills and communication skill sessions
    for the Persons with Disabilities.
  • Establish
    linkages with financial institutions, MFIs and government departments for
    training, placement, apprenticeship and job shadowing.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant should possess a bachelor’s degree in any relevant field
  • At
    least two years’ experience in developing and delivering training
    programmes.
  • Excellent
    communication skills in spoken and written English.
  • Excellent
    interpersonal skills.
  • Highly
    innovative, and have skills to design new programmes and develop new techniques to deliver
    training to disabled people.
  • The
    applicant should be aware of industry trends in terms of skills and job
    requirements to identify the training programmes which suit market demands
  • Good
    understanding of issues related to disability
  • Computer
    literacy skills
  • Good
    working knowledge of local languages is desired
  • Working
    knowledge of Sign Language is an added advantage
How to Apply: 
All qualified candidates are
encouraged to send their applications, updated CVs and supporting documents to
the address below. Please indicate the position you are applying for on the
envelope. Note that no email applications will be considered.
The Chairperson
Cheshire Services Uganda
Plot 935 Old Kira Road Bukoto
near Kadic Hospital or opposite MTN Stage
P.O. Box 70012 Clock Tower
Kampala. Uganda.
Deadline: 27th February, 2015

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