3 Fresher Livelihoods Assistant Jobs – DanChurchAid (DCA)

Job Title:          Livelihoods Assistant (3 Fresher Jobs)
Organization: DanChurchAid
(DCA)
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
DanChurchAid (DCA) is a faith-based Danish INGO working closely with
church-based as well as secular NGOs in Uganda and in the Great Lakes region.
Their programmes cover two main areas: Active Citizenship with a strong focus
on good governance and democratization, and Food Security including
Humanitarian and Transitional Responses to conflict and natural disaster.
DanChurchAid has supported emergency relief and development programmes in
Uganda since 1979. DanChurchAid works through partners and with a
gender-inclusive rights-based approach, which is mainstreamed throughout all
DanChurchAid programme types as well as within the organization.
Job Summary: The Livelihoods
Assistant will provide support to ensure the successful implementation of
cash-based and other livelihood interventions, including agricultural
development, market and business development, IGAs, cash for work, vocational
skills training, and VSLA. The incumbent plays a key role in the field with
community mobilisation, beneficiary and vendor registration and verification,
and monitoring of and support to field activities.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The applicant for the DanChurchAid (DCA)
    Livelihoods Assistant job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s degree in agriculture, economics, business development,
    forestry or other relevant discipline
  • A minimum of two years’ experience working with agricultural development, IGAs,
    market and business development, vocational skills training, and cash
    based interventions.
  • Previous
    exposure and experience in environmentally friendly and energy
    saving technologies for agriculture and income generating activities
  • Prior
    experience in using mobile technologies, including MMT
  • Excellent
    communication skills and ability to write good reports
  • Previous
    experience with other local and international NGOs
  • Knowledge
    of local languages
How to Apply:
All candidates should e-mail their updated CVs and cover letters
explaining their suitability for the post, including three work-related
referees and copies of certificates to the following email:
application@ppg.co.ug. Please include the 
“DCA + position name” in the subject field where you replace “position
name” with the position you are applying for. Online attachments may not fill
more than 2 MB.
Deadline: 24th March
2017 by 5:00PM

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