District Technical Officer – Economic Strengthening NGO Jobs – MUCOBADI

Organisation: Multi
Community Based Development Initiative (MUCOBADI)
Project Name: USAID Better
Outcomes for Children and Youth in Eastern and Northern Uganda Project
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Project Manager
About US:
Multi Community Based Development Initiative (MUCOBADI) is a local NGO
founded in 2000 by Community Development Volunteers and currently working in 10
Districts of Bugiri, Mayuge, Buikwe, Butaleja, Budaka, Bududa, Kitgum, Pader,
Lamwo and Abim. MUCOBADI’s current programming focuses on Health, Rights and
Social Accountability, Livelihoods and WASH. Working in partnership with
BANTWANA/World Education, MUCOBADI is implementing a 5-year USAID funded
programme (Better Outcomes for Children and Youth in Eastern and Northern
Uganda Project.
Job Summary: The District
Technical Officer – Economic Strengthening will be responsible for coordinating
all project activities empowering orphans and other vulnerable children, youth
and their caregivers to better economically access core services)
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
·        
Support Household Assessment (HAT) in the areas
of livelihoods and support the development of specific households development
plans
·        
Coordinate CBTs and Program Officers to identify
households which need Temporary Consumption Support (TCS) and develop plan of
action for support
·        
Take part in the preparation of quarterly and
annual implementation plans to ensure inclusion of socio-economic and
livelihoods activities
·        
Coordinate all project staff to ensure
interventions integrate household’s economic strengthening pathways and good
practices.
·        
Oversee the process of second level capacity
building/trainings for all staff on VSLA+ and other economic strengthening
initiatives.
·        
Identify, select and establish socio-economic
strengthening support networks/linkages among Better outcomes targeted
beneficiaries
·        
Guide the identification and mapping of economic
strengthening actors for linkages.
·        
Support the development of monitoring systems,
collect and analyze data on agreed indicators
·        
Prepare precise, analytical monitoring, monthly
and quarterly reports



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The applicants for the USAID Project District
Technical Officer – Economic Strengthening job placement hold a Bachelor’s
Degree in Business Administration, Micro-Finance, Social Sciences, Social Works
and Social Administration, Public Administration and Development Studies from a
recognized University.
·        
At least three years’ experience in
managing/implementing OVC projects
·        
Extensive knowledge and understanding of VSLA
methodology and livelihoods empowerment approach
·        
Ability to ride a motorcycle with a valid Class
A permit
·        
Extensive knowledge of the local language is an
added advantage.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send a one-page
cover letter and updated CV (Max 3 pages) to info@mucobadi.org or hand deliver
/post to:
Attn: Fin & Admin Manager,
Multi Community Based Development Initiative (MUCOBADI),
P.O. Box 285, Bugiri, Uganda,
Plot 02, Ayazika Road, Ndebba Cell, Bugiri Town Council (50m Off
Kampala-Tororo Highway)
Telephone: +256-434250913/+256-702723582
Deadline: 3rd
November 2017 by 5:00pm
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