Initiative Coordinator – Livelihoods NGO Career Jobs – CARE International

 Job Title:            Initiative Coordinator- Livelihoods  
Organization: CARE
International
Duty Station: Uganda
About CARE:
CARE International is a leading global development and humanitarian
organization. In 2014, CARE worked in 90 countries around the world, supporting
880 poverty-fighting development and humanitarian aid projects, reaching more
than 72 million people. CARE International in Uganda (CARE) works with others
to make a sustainable improvement in the lives of the very poor, with a focus
on women and girls. Our current program focuses on women and girls’ economic
rights, particularly financial inclusion and governance of natural resources
women and girls depend upon, and on their sexual and reproductive health
rights, including a life free of violence. Our programming is guided by our
core values of excellence, accountability, respect, integrity and transparency.
Job Summary: The Initiative
Coordinator- Livelihoods is the lead in the area of livelihoods for
implementation in Omugo Camp. S/he will be responsible for guiding the Partner
in undertaking planned business training, selection of youth entrepreneurs from
refugee and host community for trainings and conducting Information, Education,
and Communication (IEC) sessions within the community.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The Initiative Coordinator- Livelihoods
    will also effectively guide the partner in effective management of the
    beneficiary youth start-up grants, ensuring that friendly proposals to
    access financial and technical support from targeted youth led businesses
    are properly drafted, reviewed and supported to transform community youth
    ideas into successful run become more self-reliant business.
  • The Initiative Coordinator- Livelihoods,
    will ensure that the approved Partner work plan is properly implemented as
    agreed with the supervisor.
  • The incumbent will ensure planning and
    preparation of weekly, monthly and quarterly Partner work plans and
    reports on field activities are properly drafted and timely submitted to
    the Initiative Manager.
  • S/he is responsible for writing and
    documenting case stories of lessons learnt.
  • The Initiative Coordinator- Livelihoods
    will assist the Partner to maintain, monitor and update beneficiary
    disaggregated livelihood data system for use by CARE and other
    implementing partners.
  • The jobholder will help the Partner
    monitor business start-up grants and perform monthly spot-checks on
    established youth business initiatives.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The applicant should preferably hold a
    Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management. Possession of a Diploma in
    Education or training is desirable.
  • Two years’ experience in Project Cycle
    Management, managing Economic and Social Empowerment projects in Host
    Community/Refugee Setup with ability to work with CARE Partner to deliver
    sustainable community based business entrepreneurships or hands on skills
    in implementation of livelihood projects through local NGOs in refugee
    setup.
How to Apply:
All applicants are encouraged to send their application letters clearly
articulating alignment with the above profile and an updated detailed (CV)
giving day time telephone contacts and names and addresses of 3 (three) work
related referees to ugarecruitment@care.org
Deadline: 21st
December 2017
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