Non-profit Jobs – Youth Skills & Entrepreneurship Adviser at VSO

Organization: VSO
Duty Station: Gulu, Uganda
About VSO:
VSO is the
world’s leading independent international development organisation that works
through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries. Our high-impact
approach brings people together to share skills, build capabilities, promote
international understanding and action to change lives and make the world a
fairer place.
Job Summary: The Youth
Skills & Entrepreneurship Adviser will provide support to the VSO Uganda
programme which has three active projects around youth Skills & Enterprise
development and employment. The programme aims to develop a future project
framework by completing a review of current projects. The Youth Skills and
Entrepreneurship adviser will be responsible for Review of the project design,
progress reports and other documents related to the 3 youth livelihood
projects, testing of the project outcomes and assumptions through interviews
with key stakeholders, research on key donor strategies related to youth
employability and entrepreneurship and collate market opportunities including
employment, apprenticeship etc.
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate should preferably hold a Degree
in welfare economics/youth development/a relevant area
Possess a research and analytical background,
particularly in the area of youth development.
Broad knowledge and understanding of dynamics
between skills, entrepreneurship and markets in an African context.
Good report writing skills
Good computer literacy skills
Significant experience in market and youth
employability research
Corporate executive with responsibilities related to
market development
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to download the job
description to read more details about the position and the skills and
experience we’re looking for. To submit your application, click on ‘Apply now’
and complete all relevant fields on the online application form at the web link
Deadline: 6th November 2015

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