2 USAID Technical Officer Economic Strengthening Job Opportunities – THETA

Organization: THETA
Project Name: USAID BETTER
OUTCOMES PROJECT for Children and Youth in Eastern and Northern Uganda.
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: District Project
Coordinator
About US:
THETA Uganda Limited is a National Non-Governmental Organization
established in 1995. Our primary mission is to improve health of society
through strengthening collaboration between the traditional and biomedical
health care systems through advocacy, research, capacity development,
partnerships and service-linkages.
About USAID BETTER OUTCOMES
PROJECT:
THETA -Uganda in collaboration with World Education Inc. / Bantwana
(WEI/B) the financial support from USAID are implementing a BETTER OUTCOMES
PROJECT for Children and Youth in Eastern and Northern Uganda. The purpose of
the project is to improve access to comprehensive services across the continuum
of HIV care and to help vulnerable children and care givers prevent and respond
to HIV, violence and other adversities that impact child wellbeing in Northern
Uganda, including the District of Lira, Dokolo, and Kole.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
Ensure the OVCs, Youth and Care Givers benefit are empowered to access
core services
  • Supervise the DBTs and agricultural
    extension workers
  • Support VSLA group activities
  • Work closely with guidance the technical
    lead to do program planning and implementation in the areas of economic
    strengthening
  • Prepare and submit’ written reports on the
    program capturing impacts related to all activities.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the
    supervisor



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the USAID Project
    Technical Officer Economic Strengthening job placement must hold a
    Bachelor’s Degree in Economic Development, development studies, Social
    science or social work, or related field
  • At least three years’ experience in
    economic strengthening initiatives that target vulnerable communities
    mainly orphans and vulnerable children and households
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send a cover
letter, updated CV with referees from previous employers and day-time contacts,
copies of academic documents and certificates by email or hand deliver to,
Human Resource Officer, THETA-Uganda, P.O. Box 21175, Kampala, Plot 724/5
Mawanda Road- Kamwokya, Kampala. Uganda
Email to: theta@thetaug.org
or kanuma@thetaug.org. (Please indicate
job title as subject of the email.)
Deadline: 29th
September 2017 by 5:00pm

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