Fresher UNHCR Livelihood Assistant Jobs – InterAid Uganda Limited (IAU)

Job Title:    
 Livelihood Assistant  
Organization: InterAid Uganda Limited (IAU)
Funding Source: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
(UNHCR)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Livelihood Officer
About US:
InterAid
Uganda Limited (IAU) is a non-governmental humanitarian national organization
established in 1988, and duly registered with the NGO Board and NGO Forum. IAU
is actively involved in programs geared towards the protection and improvement
of lives of disadvantaged people living in urban and rural areas in Uganda and
in the Great Lakes Region. InterAid Uganda is focused on its thematic areas of
Rights Protection, Education, Livelihood & Food Security, Health
(HIV&AIDS; Malaria; Maternal and Reproductive Health), Water, Sanitation
& Hygiene (WASH), Environment and Disaster Management and good Management
and Governance systems.
Job Summary: The Livelihood Assistant will assist the
Livelihood Officer to implement livelihood activities to support the refugee
and host community in Kampala to get, maintain and develop sustainable
livelihoods.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Support the Livelihood Officer in training
    identified refugees in business / Entrepreneur skills.
  • Provide support in conducting Business
    clinics for refugees interested in starting businesses.
  • In charge of the mobilization and
    sensitization of refugee communities on livelihood issues and facilitate
    them to take individual and or group decision on improving their
    livelihoods in line with available livelihood opportunities.
  • Support refugees, develop and implement business
    plans for self-reliance.
  • Provide Livelihood counseling to refugees and
    provide relevant information regarding access and management of Income
    Generating Activities.
  • Offer support and advice to refugees on
    coming up with groups and their management.
  • Responsible for organizing financial literacy
    trainings.
  • Carry out field visits on IGAs granted and
    provide feedback and reports.
  • Provide support in conducting assessment of
    groups before releasing IGA funds
  • Support the desk in recovering the extended
    funds
  • Compile weekly, monthly, quarterly, annual
    and specific activity reports and timely submission
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The applicant should preferably hold a Bachelor’s
    Degree in Business management, Administration, Micro-finance or any
    business related course from a recognized institution.
  • At least two years relevant work experience
    in Project Planning and Management
How to Apply: 
All
suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their cover letters, updated
CVs and photo copies of their professional qualifications including three
referees via E-mail to recruitment@interaiduganda.org or hand deliver to our
address below.
Executive
Director,
InterAid
Uganda,
Plot
1102 Block 8,
Kabala
Anjagala Road P.O. Box 737,
Kampala,
Uganda.
Deadline:  15th February 2016 by
5:00pm.
NB : Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
In case you do not hear from us by 29th February, 2016, please
consider your application unsuccessful. Please quote the Position being applied
for on your application and envelope.
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