Fresher Technical Officer – Women Economic Empowerment (WEE) NGO Job Opportunities – ActionAid

Organisation: ActionAid
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to:
Surge Technical Coordinator
About US:
ActionAid is an
International Development Agency working in over 50 countries in Africa, Asia,
Latin America and the Caribbean. ActionAid Uganda’s mission is to achieve
social Justice, gender equality, and poverty eradication by working with people
living in extreme poverty and exclusion, their communities, people’s
organisations, activists, social movements and their supporters.
Job Summary:
The Technical Officer-Women Economic Empowerment (WEE) will coordinate the
planning, implementation and monitoring of women’s economic empowerment as a
complementary component of violence against women programming in five Districts
of Mubende, Kween, Gulu, Mbarara and Moroto
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Coordinate the Design, planning and implementation of WEE in line with
    the developed program approach
  • Provide technical assistance to WEE staff and partners to adapt to
    the designed document and develop specific program approaches and actual
    roll out of program strategies.
  • Spearhead and ensure women’s economic empowerment initiative (WEEI)
    is implemented in an effective manner and in a way that ensures women’s
    protection from further violence.
  • Plan and coordinate reporting, monitoring and evaluation of all
    aspects of
  • WEE component efficiently and transparently in line with WEE
    document and project standards and guidelines
  • Coordinate and manage capacity building for staff and WEE groups and
    ensure provision of and distribution of financing- including linking to
    external financial institutions and opportunities in line with WEE
  • Establish and maintain working relationships with WEE implementing
    partners, district and national stakeholders to promote AAIU image in line
    with the Organizational mission vision and values.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the ActionAid Technical Officer – Women Economic
    Empowerment (WEE) job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in
    economics, business administration, agriculture, business management and
    marketing, agricultural economics, social sciences.
  • Postgraduate training in relevant fields will be of added advantage.
  • A minimum of two years of experience in similar capacity
  • Personal Competencies: Proven experience, skills and knowledge in women’s economic
    empowerment, enterprise development, livelihood or employment creation for
    women, business development and management, agriculture and livestock
    production, management and marketing and small enterprise development.
    Proven ability to think strategically, effectively plan, setting
    priorities and meeting tight deadlines; results-oriented approach to
    delivering work priorities.
How to Apply:
All qualified and
interested candidates should deliver their application letters, CVs and copies
of Academic documents with details of at least three (3) referees one of which
shall be from your most recent employer. The complete applications should be
hand delivered or sent by email to addressed to:
The Director Human Resource and Organizational Effectiveness, ActionAid Uganda
Plot 2514/2515 Ggaba Road, Opposite Kampala International University, P.O. Box
676 Kampala. Uganda.
All Applications sent by email should clearly indicate the position title in
the subject line.
Deadline:  8th June 2018
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