Skills Development Fund Field Officer NGO Jobs – Belgian Development Agency (BTC)




Organisation: Belgian
Development Agency (BTC)
Duty Station: Uganda
Gross Monthly Salary: UGX
3,600,000 and UGX 4,000,000
Reports to: International
Intervention Field Manager
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.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
Fund Management (40%)
  • Significantly contribute to the
    development and ensure quality of SDF grant facility operational manual;
  • Oversee quality control of the implementation
    of activities in support to the Business Technical Vocational Education
    and Training (BTVET) and private sector stakeholders through the
    functioning of the Skills Development Fund;
  • Ensure gender equity and social targeting
    of the SDF through active promotion of specific target windows of the SDF
    and monitoring of eligibility criteria;
  • Ensure when necessary the follow-up of
    administrative files of the SDF in support of the project managers and
    under supervision of the International financial and administrative
    officer;
Coaching and Promotion (30%)
  • Take lead in the promotion of the
    competitive SDF as an agent for change and innovation in Skills
    Development in Karamoja;
  • Coaching and supporting the private sector
    organisation and the BTVET institutions in Karamoja in Uganda in
    introducing quality proposals in the framework of the fund, based on a
    sound identification of regional skills gaps;
  • Coordinate the positioning of the SDF in
    the overall support landscape to BTVET providers and private sector
    partners, building on international experiences;
  • Support the setting up of a SDF knowledge
    sharing platform for BTVET & private sector stakeholders &
    contribute to high level discussions and scenario development around
    pooled funding for Skills Development;
Monitoring and Reporting (30%)
  • Support monitoring (including tracer
    studies) and supervision of the selected SDF partners & activities;
  • Compile regular SDF progress and activity
    reports and compile lessons learned from SDF supported activities;
  • Contribute to the compilation of the
    overall project reporting.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold
    a Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in technical fields of; Social
    Sciences, Social Works, Education, Business Administration and Management;
  • A minimum of five years of proven,
    relevant experience in grant management, donor institutions and
    development co-operation agencies;
  • Relevant experience in facilitating the
    co-operation between BTVET institutions and private sector stakeholders
    would be an advantage;
  • Previous exposure and experience working
    with/in the private sector would be of an advantage;
  • Proven expertise in the practical side of
    BTVET delivery would be an advantage;
  • Prior experience in working for a
    bilateral or multilateral agency would be an advantage.
  • Fluent in English, with excellent writing
    and reporting skills;
  • Good team building skills and ability to
    work autonomously, etc.
  • Good computer skills i.e. proficiency in
    Word, excel, power point and internet;
  • Mature, good communicator and facilitator;
  • Ability to work under stressful conditions
    and having no objection to working overtime;
  • Hold a Valid Motorcycle driving license.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join
Belgian Development Agency (BTC) in this capacity are encouraged to hand
deliver their application letters and updated resume, plus copies of academic
and professional qualification certificates as well as at least three recent
professional references to:
Human Resource Officer,
BTC Uganda,
Plot 1B, Lower Kololo Terrace,
P.O. Box 40131, Kampala-Uganda.
Deadline: 3rd March,
2017

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