Program Officer Enterprise Development NGO Job Opportunities – Save the Children International

Officer Enterprise Development
Organisation: Save
the Children International
Duty Station:  Uganda
About US:
Save the Children is
the world’s leading independent organization for children and has program
presence in over 120 countries in the world and has been implementing programs
for over 90 years. Save the Children envisions a Uganda in which every child
attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our
mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and
to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We strive to create
impact for children by delivering our Programmes through partnerships, by being
innovative, by acting as the voice for and of children, and by achieving
results at scale. 
Job Summary:   The
Program Officer, Enterprise Development will be responsible for the development
of training materials suitable for refugees starting micro-enterprises.
Trainings will stimulate innovative business ideas with high social impacts,
providing training on long term business planning, basic accounting and record
keeping as well as training on savings and loans groups operation. The Program
Officer will also work with the project team to identify and implement
appropriate Cash for Work (CfW) interventions, in a safe and environmentally
appropriate manner. The post holder will also monitor both CfW implementation
as well as micro-business start-up, participating in selection of business
plans, based on environmental and other risk factors. The Officer will provide
health and safety training, plus project specific trainings relevant to risk
management and environmental impacts during the implementation of a CfW
component. The Programme Officer will lead the provision of micro-enterprise
trainings as well as ongoing follow up of micro-enterprise start-ups, to
provide mentoring, coaching and support as needed.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Save the Children Program Officer Enterprise
    Development career placement should hold a Master’s Degree in
    business, economics, or other related field;
  • Five years of relevant professional experience in developing
    training materials and delivering training in microenterprise development,
    entrepreneurship, savings and loans association, etc.
  • Specialized knowledge in microenterprise development and training;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills and
    commitment to capacity building of staff
  • Specialized knowledge in environment and risk management
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills and
    commitment to capacity building of staff, with proven skills as a
    trainer/facilitator and mentor
  • An understanding of the role of INGOs and current development
    debates, particularly participatory approaches, organizational development
    and capacity building with/for both state and non-state partners.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the title
link below.
Deadline: 20th July 2018
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