National Field Manager – Karamoja Job Vacancy – Belgian Development Agency (BTC)

Organisation: Belgian
Development Agency (BTC)
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
The Belgian Development Agency, BTC, mobilises its resources and its
expertise to eliminate poverty in the world. BTC contributes to the efforts of
the international community and works towards a society that provides present
and future generations with sufficient resources to build a sustainable and
fair world. BTC currently supports more than 200 cooperation projects and
programmes in 18 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. In the future,
BTC’s efforts will focus on 14 partner countries as a result of a decision made
by the Minister of Development Cooperation.
Job Summary: The National
Field Manager – Karamoja will be responsible for managing the planning and
implementation of activities for the roll out of the support to the regional
BTVET stakeholders and their private sector stakeholders. The jobholder will
also contribute to the quality assurance and technical guidance of the pilot
Skills Development Fund in Karamoja.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
Give technical advice in BTVET:
  • Upgrading instructors of the selected
    BTVET institutions technically and pedagogically (in service training);
  • Developing work-based learning (WBL)
    schemes as well as its modalities and build the capacities of both
    employers and training institutions in its implementation;
  • Introducing certification for short term
    courses.
  • Implement additional technical activities
    assigned to him/her
Reporting, knowledge sharing and M&E:
  • Support the setting up of a BTVET
    knowledge sharing platform for BTVET stakeholders & BMO’s at regional
    level
  • Manage the monitoring of progress towards
    business plans of the selected BTVET partners
  • Prepare and submit progress and activity
    reports, and share with the Project Management Team (PMT) and the
    international intervention field manager;
  • Gather M&E data and compile M&E
    reports.
Capacity building and daily management:
  • Work closely with other donors and
    technical partners in BTVET, Liaise with the national office,
  • Coach the Karamoja-staff officers
  • Contribute to the development of a PPP
    strategy on the local level
  • Provide expertise to regional Skills
    Councils and working groups
  • Ensure when necessary the follow- up of
    administrative files in support of the project managers and under
    supervision of the International financial and administrative officer.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a masters /degree
    in social science, education or economy / administration (or equivalent)
  • A minimum of six years of professional
    experience
  • At least four years’ experience in working
    for a bilateral or multilateral agency.
  • Relevant experience in the BTVET sector
    and expert in PPP.
  • Profound knowledge of and experience in
    project management, capacity building and M&E
  • Soft skills such as to work in a team, to
    work autonomously.
How to Apply:
All candidate should send an application letter and copy of the
applicant’s CV with the names and contact information of 3 work related
referees should be sent to BTC – Lower Kololo Terrace Plot 1B – Kampala
(mentioning “National Field Manager – Karamoja”  on the application envelope)
Deadline:  Friday, 2nd September 2016 at
16:00 hrs
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