International NGO Careers – Head of Department Youth Skills Development at Welthungerhilfe (WHH)

Welthungerhilfe (WHH)
Project Name: RIAS –
Strengthen Resilience through Infrastructure, Agriculture and Skills
Funding Source: German
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
Welthungerhilfe (WHH), founded
in 1962, is today one of the biggest non-governmental aid and development
agencies in Germany. We campaign against worldwide hunger and for sustainable
food and nutrition security by promoting site-appropriate farming, establishing
access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene, improving healthcare and
education for people living in rural areas. Welthungerhilfe currently has four
areas of operation in Moroto, Lira, Adjumani, and Fort Portal.
About RIAS Project:
In anticipation of a grant from
the German Government, the organization will implement a long-term project
“RIAS – Strengthen Resilience through Infrastructure, Agriculture and Skills”
in Arua and Adjumani District possibly starting in March 2015.The project aims
to improve the livelihood of refugees and local host communities in the
settlement areas.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Responsible
    for technical leadership and oversight for activities designed to
    strengthen the technical, entrepreneurial and work force readiness skills
    for youth aged 16-25.
  • Develop
    and establish short term training modules for youth groups
  • Identify
    potential institutions, training providers in the private sector for youth
    skill development and liaise closely with relevant Local Government
  • Organize
    and conduct officially recognized Worker’s PAS examinations and liaise
    with government departments such as the Directorate for Industrial
    Training (DIT)
  • Responsible
    for the identification and specification of relevant training equipment
    for diverse craft professions.
  • In
    charge of recruitment of qualified trainers for the skilled trades
  • Narrative
    Progress and final reporting
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    candidate should hold a Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) in education,
    business, or other relevant field or a Bachelor’s Degree
  • A
    minimum of eight or more years of relevant experience.
  • Past
    experience in organizing non-formal skills trainings for youth
  • Sound
    theoretical and practical experience with DACUM process and Training of
  • Prior
    experience in working with local youth organizations and businesses in the
    private sector
  • Prior
    knowledge and practical experience in organizing Worker’s PAS assessments
    are a strong asset
  • Demonstrated
    high level technical and analytical skills
  • Excellent
    interpersonal skills and talent for productively interacting with a wide
    range of organizations and stakeholders
  • Prior
    experience working with international NGOs is preferred.
  • Excellent
    oral and written English skills.
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should send a pdf document consisting of cover letter (1
page) and CV (max. three pages) to:
Please identify the position
for which you are applying in the subject line of your E-mail.
Deadline: Friday, 27th February 2015 by 4PM
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