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Project Officer Micro-Enterprise NGO Job Opportunities – BRAC International

Job Title:        Project
Officer Micro-Enterprise
Organisation: BRAC International
Duty Station: Uganda
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, Skills Development Programme:
BRAC Uganda with support from
ENABEL Uganda and in collaboration with YWCA is implementing a Skills
development project for youth, women and girls among refugees and host
communities m Kiryandongo district. The project aims to increase access to
local labour market and help beneficiaries establish micro-enterprises. The
youth will be given market relevant technical and soft skills by involving them
in skills development opportunities. This will enhance their employment and or
self-employment opportunities within the local labour market; improve the household
income and contribute to the local economy.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Support
    the effective implementation of the Skills development project with a
    specific focus on microenterprise training for Child bearing mothers,
    women with families and the disabled.
  • Support
    the selection and or enrollment of beneficiaries under the project.
  • Offer
    technical support for the training programmes under the micro-enterprise
    component of the project.
  • Co-ordinate
    with other implementers and relevant government departments to align the
    micro enterprise training component with the Skilling Uganda strategy.
  • Monitor
    and follow up all field level operations in respect to the project and
    ensure regular supervision of the project activities.
  • Organize
    and conduct community engagement meetings and stakeholder workshops, based
    on the project demands and requirements.
  • Write
    reports and maintain accurate documentation in respect to implementation
    of the project.
  • Ensure
    effective communication with internal and external all stakeholders.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate for the BRAC International Project Officer
    Micro-Enterprise job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Development
    studies, social entrepreneurship, social sciences or related discipline.
    Additional training in micro-enterprise is an added advantage.
  • At
    least three years’ experience in implementing related projects in an NGO,
  • Should
    have knowledge and experience on the ethos of micro-enterprise training.
  • Ability
    to supervise, inspire motivate and work with women groups.
  • Excellent
    communication skills in English and the local languages in the above
    location.
  • Previous
    experience working with diverse groups including refugee settlements.
How to Apply:
All qualified and interested
candidates should send their application letters, Curriculum Vita and copies of
academic documents to hrd.uganda@brac.net. 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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