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

Organisation: Youth Alive
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
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
Assist in compiling periodic program reports.
Qualifications, Skills and
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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