US Non-profit Careers – Livelihood Co-ordinator at Lutheran World Relief (LWR)

Organisation: Lutheran World
Relief (LWR)
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
Lutheran World Relief is a US non-profit organization that works with
local partners to provide lasting solutions to poverty, injustice and human
suffering. LWF Uganda works to reduce people’s vulnerability, supporting them
to realize their potential, to build on their assets, and to respond to their
own problems and needs. LWF Uganda currently has five areas of operation in
Pader, Kitgum, Adjumani, Katakwi, Sembabule, Kampala and Kamwenge Districts.
Job Summary: The
Livelihood Co-ordinator will provide strategic direction, planning, implementation
and monitoring of the livelihoods program. The incumbent will strengthen and
maintain a project monitoring system, including an effective field reporting
system that will enable measurement of progress at output and outcome levels.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture,
    Community Development, Natural Resource Management or closely related
    discipline. Possession of a Master’s level degree in Agriculture,
    Community Development, Natural Resource Management or closely related
    discipline is desired
  • A
    minimum of three years practical experience preferably with an
    international development organization managing agricultural / livelihoods
    projects under complex operating environments
  • Prior
    training/experience in vocational training, SME development, nutrition,
    community microfinance methodologies and emergency planning is highly
    desired
  • Proven
    practical project management experience covering all aspects of the
    project cycle from design through to evaluation.
  • Good
    knowledge and understanding of the household livelihood security framework
  • Excellent
    analytical skills and fluent writing skills.
  • Significant
    experience in proposal
    writing, log-frame development and donor reporting.
  • Excellent
    IT skills including strong knowledge of MS Word applications
  • Excellent
    communications, interpersonal and training skills and track record of
    building/developing cohesive teams
  • Past
    experience of HIV and gender mainstreaming is an added advantage
  • Working
    experience in cash transfers is also an added advantage
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
their E-mail applications applicants to: recruitment@lwf.or.ug addressed to the
Office of Administration/Human Resources. The complete application must include
the following;
  • One page cover letter, explaining the
    candidate’s suitability for the position
  • Updated Curriculum vitae (CV): Please do
    not include certificates for education, trainings, etc.
  • List of three professional references
    (name, title, relationship to applicant, telephone number, email address)
NB: Only short listed
candidates will be contacted.
Deadline:  24th July, 2015 by 5:00pm
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