Careers Advisor NGO Career Jobs – BRAC International

Job Title:        Careers
Organisation: BRAC International
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
BRAC International is one of
the world’s largest Non-Governmental Development Organizations, working in a
number of countries in Africa and Asia on poverty alleviation Programs, is
registered in Uganda as BRAC Uganda. The organization implements integrated
development approach combining Education, Health, Agriculture, Livestock,
Adolescent Empowerment and Microfinance.
About BRAC Uganda Scholarship Program:
BRAC Uganda in partnership with
The MasterCard Foundation implements a national level secondary scholarship
programme targeting academically talented yet economically marginalized young
Ugandans. Over a period of eight years, the programme will enable 5,000
students to complete secondary school and transition into higher education.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The
    incumbent will explore scholarship opportunities for the scholars.
  • Provide
    on-going career information and education support services for scholars
    currently enrolled on the Programme.
  • Support
    the scholars to draw up action plans for subject choices at lower
    secondary and at the University transitional stage.
  • Support
    the management of institutional partnerships, organizing university
    recruitment fairs and admissions process, internship placements,
    entrepreneurial and employment initiatives, alumni led activities, etc.
  • The
    careers advisor will be responsible for regular reporting and analysis of
    various programme initiatives related to and specific to this function and

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate for the BRAC International Careers Advisor job placement
    must hold a Bachelor’s degree in education, Social sciences or a related
  • At
    least five years’ experience in a similar position within the education or
    development sector especially postsecondary and tertiary institutions.
  • Possess
    extensive knowledge and understanding of education and youth programming
  • Ability
    to mentor and work with young people especially secondary students.
  • Excellent
    written and verbal communication skills, good computer skills &
    effective interpersonal skills.
  • Previous
    experience working in a multicultural environment with diverse internal
    & external stakeholders.
How to Apply:
All qualified and interested
candidates should send their application letters, Curriculum Vita and copies of
academic documents to The Email should include the
position applied for as subject of the Email. Applications should be addressed
to; The Human Resource Manager, BRAC Uganda, P.O. Box 31817, Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: Sunday 18th February, 2018.
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