2 USAID RHITES-EC Youth Technical Field Officer Career Opportunities – Youth Alive Uganda

Organisation: Youth Alive
Uganda
Project Name: USAID Regional
Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in East Central Uganda Project
(USAID/Uganda RHITES-EC) Project
Duty Station: Kampala and
Mbale, Uganda
Reports to: Project Manager
About US:
Youth Alive Uganda was started by a group of youth under the guidance
of Sr. Dr. Miriam Duggan in Kamwokya, a Kampala suburb which was severely
affected by a diversity of social and health problems, chief among them
HIV& AIDS. The group realized that the most infected and affected were
youth; mainly adolescents and young adults. In response, a youth friendly HIV
prevention strategy was designed resulting in the foundation of Youth Alive
Uganda, Starting as a peer support group. As more groups were established, the first
one became the Secretariat on 1 July 1993 and fully registered as an NGO in
1995. Youth Alive Uganda has since then spread to 17 other African countries
and still continues to spread.
About USAID RHITES-EC Project:
Youth Alive is a consortium partner IN implementing the USAID Regional
Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in East Central Uganda Project
(USAID/Uganda RHITES-EC) whose aim is to support the implementation of a
comprehensive integrated investment in regional 
health, nutritional assistance and HIV/AIDS programs. The five-year
project targets 11 districts in East Central Uganda with an estimated total
population of 4.1 million through a district-based integrated package of
quality health, nutrition, HIV / AIDS and child development services.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
·        
Support the Project Manager in designing and
coordinating livelihood/agri-business & OVC support programs for
beneficiaries of the program.
·        
The incumbent will support formation and
registration of youth associations/cooperatives.
·        
Build the capacity of CSOs to undertake policy
advocacy work
·        
Offer support in tailoring curriculums, guides
and materials for the integrated youth curriculum
·        
Take lead in training, mentoring, coaching youth
associations to facilitate knowledge acquisition, paradigm shift and develop
skills.
·        
Assist in compiling periodic program reports.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The applicants for the USAID RHITES-EC Youth
Technical Field Officer job placement must hold a Bachelor’ degree in Agribusiness,
Humanities or its equivalent
·        
A minimum of two years’ experience in planning
and implementing livelihood/ agribusiness & OVC youth programs.
·        
Prior exposure and experience with international
projects for livelihood, agribusiness & OVC programming.
·        
Computer literacy i.e. proficiency in Excel,
Word, Power Point and Outlook
·        
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
·        
Ability to work under pressure and meet targets
and deadlines
·        
Ability to manage high volume workload.
·        
Previous experience in facilitating the Youth
Alive EFL Curriculum is an added advantage
How to Apply:  
All interested candidates should send their applications either by hand
delivery to the office of the Executive Director: Plot 148B, Old Kira Road,
Kamwokya, Kampala OR via email to careers@youthaliveuganda.org
Deadline: 4th
November, 2016
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