Programme Officer (Functional Adult Literacy / Hospitality) NGO Careers – Concern Worldwide

Organisation: Concern Worldwide
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to:  Programme
About US:
Worldwide is an international non-governmental, humanitarian organisation
dedicated to the reduction of suffering and working towards the ultimate
elimination of extreme poverty in the world’s poorest countries. Our mission is
to help people living in extreme poverty achieve major improvements in their
lives which last and spread without on-going support from Concern.
Job Summary: The Programme Officer (Functional Adult
Literacy/Hospitality) will be responsible for management of the Functional
Adult Literacy (FAL) and the hospitality training components of the programme. The
incumbent will work with sub-county and district local government to implement
these components of the programme, including lessons and learning review. The
incumbent will be tasked with preparing and submitting monthly and other
progress reports and will work closely with local partners, community groups
and local government.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Programme Officer
    (FAL/ Hospitality) job opportunity should hold a University degree in
    community development, Adult and Community Education, Social work or any
    other relevant discipline.
  • At least five years’ experience in community
    development work in a challenging environment, preferably with an
    International NGO.
  • Significant exposure and experience implementing
    functional adult literacy programmes and working with local government to
    implement development programmes.
  • Previous experience working in vocational
    skills training programme
  • At minimum, a basic understanding of
    NgaKarimojong and a strong understanding of issues affecting youth,
    particularly in the Karamoja context is required.
  • The candidate must be proficient in both
    spoken and written English.
  • Possession of a valid motorbike permit (Class
    A) is desirable.
How to Apply:
suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications and
updated CVs (max 4 pages) with day time phone contacts, names and addresses of
three (3) professional referees via email to with the
job title as the subject of email or address hard copies to: The Human
Resources Department, Concern Worldwide Uganda, P.O. Box 6599, Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 12th February 2016 by 5:00pm

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