Senior Programme Officer (Business Skills) NGO Jobs – 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 Senior Programme Officer (Business Skills) will
work in liaison with the private sector and partners on business skills and
employment components of the programme.
incumbent will develop strategies to link youth to markets and will coordinate
youth groups either directly or through partners throughout all stages of the
programme. The jobholder  will also
prepare and submit monthly and other progress reports whilst working with local
partners, community groups and local government.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Senior Programme
    Officer (Business Skills) job opportunity should hold a University degree
    in community development and/ or business skills or other relevant
  • At least five years’ experience in community
    development work in a challenging environment, preferably with an
    International NGO.
  • Previous exposure and experience in
    implementing business skills in development programmes, linking producers
    to markets and linking skilled people to employment opportunities is
  • 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 resourcingug@concern.net 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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