Capacity Building Officer NGO Jobs – National Coalition of Human Rights Defenders Uganda (NCHRD-U)

Job Title:           Capacity Building Officer
Organisation: National
Coalition of Human Rights Defenders Uganda (NCHRD-U)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: National
About US:
The National Coalition of Human Rights Defenders Uganda (NCHRD-U) is an
umbrella organization of individuals and organizations working to promote the
protection of Human Rights Defenders (HRD) in Uganda, united in our mission we
provide a platform for promoting synergy, cooperation, collaboration and
sharing of best practices among HRDs in Uganda to overcome challenges faced.
The NCHRD-U came to life during its launch in June 2013.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the Capacity
    Building Officer job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s degree in
    Humanities, Social sciences, Social work, Education, development studies,
    human rights or other relevant field.
  • Possession of post graduate qualifications
    relevant field is an added advantage
  • At least five years’ experience in
    designing and implementing activities related capacity building
  • Three years professional work experience
    with CSOs in human rights defenders related issues.
  • Excellent track record of inputting into
    and delivering on successful capacity building strategies within the human
    rights framework
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of the
    current trends and strategic issues affecting the operation of CSOs in
    Uganda with demonstrated understanding of protection for human rights
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze, develop
    and implement strategies that adds substantial value to the NCHRD-U’s
  • Proven experience in provision of
    technical support, training and mentoring of technical professionals.
  • Excellent conceptual, presentation and
    communication skills particularly in developing technical reports,
    materials, guidelines, standards and tools, and must have qualities of
    dynamism, leadership and interpersonal skills.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
application letters with detailed CVs indicating three referees, two of whom
should have been direct supervisors addressed as below submitted via email to:
The Chief Executive Officer,
Human Rights Network Uganda,
Plot 94, Old Kira Road Ntinda PO Box 21265 Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 24th February, 2017
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