Vocational Coordinator USAID Project Jobs – Uganda Women’s Effort to Save Orphans (UWESO)

Organization: Uganda
Women’s Effort to Save Orphans (UWESO)
Project Name: USAID’s
BETTER OUTCOMES for Children and Youth in Eastern and Northern Uganda
Duty Station: Wakiso
(Masulita Town Council), Uganda
About US:
Uganda Women’s
Effort to Save Orphans (UWESO) is a national non-government organization which
was founded in 1986 by Ugandan mothers committed to providing relief aid to
needy children left parentless by the civil turbulence of the mid-1980’s and
the HIV/AIDS pandemic.
Being a consortium
partner on USAID’s BETTER OUTCOMES for Children and Youth in Eastern and
Northern Uganda, UWESO currently is implementing an Economic Strengthening
component of BETTER OUTCOMES Project to reach out to 60,000 vulnerable
households in 20 districts in Eastern and Northern, the USAID funded Districts
through Livelihoods and other pathways over a five year period (2015-2020)
.Village Savings and Loans Association (VSLA) Methodology, Business Skills
Training, Financial Literacy Education and Bank Linkage are key interventions
under the economic strengthening component.
Job Summary:
The Vocational Coordinator will provide technical and administrative oversight
of Masulita UWESO Vocational Institute as well as the children’s home and farm.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • In charge of the implementation of the Curriculum Strategy and
    instruction and be responsible for all aspects of Vocational course
    syllabus/assessment material development in conjunction with instructors.
  • Responsible for all aspects of Vocational course programming and
    timetabling, in conjunction with Instructors and ensuring all training is
    conducted in accordance with the Curriculum Strategy.
  • Ensure all training is conducted in a dynamic, realistic and safe
    manner, in line with the training objectives and current teaching and
  • Provide day-to-day financial and administrative management, and
    reporting oversight for the Institute, Children’s home and the farm.
  • Provide line management of the instructors and administrative staff of
    the children’s home and farm.
  • Carry out periodic assessment of students’ performance to obtain
    feedback and publicizing the institute to increase student enrollment.
  • Carry out mobilization activities effective management of the
    institute and its sustainability.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Education,
    Vocational Studies and other related fields from recognized institutions
    of higher learning.
  • A Diploma in Vocational Training and Business Education, or its
  • At least five years’ experience at Principal level in a vocational
    training institution.
  • Possess a good working and writing knowledge of the English
    language; Self-driven and motivation to achieve the best results; Ability
    to use computer packages like Microsoft Office.
  • Strong appreciation of ethical work practices, procedures and
    guidelines in a vocational institute setting;
  • Age: Above 30
    years and must adhere to the child protection policies.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to send their softcopy applications with an
application letter and curriculum vitae electronically to jobs@uweso.org. The position applied for MUST
be indicated in the subject line of the email. (All applications should be in a
single PDF file of maximum size 5MB).
Deadline: 6th June 2018
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