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Entry Level Programme Assistant –Livelihood iSAVE NGO Jobs – NUDIPU

Organization: National
Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda (NUDIPU)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to:
Programme Officer – Livelihood iSAVE
About US:
The National Union
of Disabled Persons of Uganda (NUDIPU) is an umbrella organization promoting
the rights of Persons with disabilities in Uganda with the vision of having
‘Dignity for every person with disability.’ NUDIPU exists to advocate for the
rights of PWDs in a unified voice for improved livelihoods.
Job Summary:
The Programme Assistant –Livelihood iSAVE will support the livelihood programme
team implement Livelihood activities in line with NUDIPU’s strategy and policies
to realise NUDIPU’s goal. The jobholder is responsible for the day to day
direct implementation of field activities as assigned by the Programme Officer
in Livelihood Programme, taking lead in the implementation of iSAVE inclusive
livelihood programme activities in the district.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Programme Planning
and Development
  • Support in the development of the livelihood programme
  • Prepare periodic work plans for activity implementation and write
    reports.
  • Make appropriate arrangements and prepare logistics for meetings,
    trainings and other activities.
  • Collect and share relevant project information and data in
    accordance with the Programme/project M&E frameworks
  • Support M& E processes.
  • Participate in preparation (content) and conducting of trainings.
Implementation of
iSAVE programme activities
  • Steer the implementation of I save inclusive economic empowerment
    program activities in the district.
  • Supervise and appraise district based staff.
  • Preside over community sensitization meetings, Support program wide            progress and impact
    assessments.
  • Conduct technical capacity assessments of the district and establish
    district unions’ specific work plans.
  • Be an agent to the EE-P bank account and the district union
    accounting person in regards to the project.
  • Train community mobilizers / field promoters in the program models.
  • Champion the collection of data under the programme
  • Closely monitor the programme and ensure quality control.
  • Network with other organizations in the field of economic empowerment         in the district
  • Provide advice and trainings of the field promoters and focal
    persons according to agreed schedules and on demand basis
  • Provide regular technical oversight of the district union in regard
    to activity planning, implementation and program performance.
  • Document lessons leant and success stories to facilitate learning.
  • Write develop and submit monthly and quarterly progress financial
    and MIS reports to supervisor
Other tasks and
responsibilities
  • Participate in the organisation’s key events and represent the
    organisation in relevant foras.
  • Provide technical guidance, couching and mentoring to staff and
    volunteers.
  • Support and participate in other programme area activities when
    required.
  • Ensure that resources under his/her care are properly deployed and
    utilised.
  • Ensure vulnerable people (aged, youth, women & children)
    participate in NUDIPU activities.
  • Undertake all necessary actions to protect and promote the image and
    brand of NUDIPU
  • Carry out own administrative functions including timely filing and
    the use of Word for the production of own correspondences and reports.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Degree in Social sciences, Community
    Development Business Studies or related field
  • Community development. Livelihood empowerment.
  • Training and research skills
  • Administrative and coordination skills and motivational skills
  • One year of experience in implementing livelihood interventions and
    community savings schemes.
  • Open to change.
  • Keen sense of ethics, integrity and commitment to NUDIPU’s mandate.
  • Able to multitask. 
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Team player with positive attitude and flexible mind.
  • Communication and Interpersonal skills
  • Ability to understand new issues quickly and make wise decisions.
  • Ability to provide effective feedback.
  • Comfortable working in multi-cultural settings.
  • Good writing and oral skills.
  • Effective interpersonal skills to work with colleagues, stake
    holders and donors.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should submit their capability statements,
CVs and two professional referees to the “Executive Director” either via post
to: NUDIPU, P.O. Box 8567 Kampala OR Physically to NUDIPU offices on Plot 530,
Bukoto-Kisaasi Road,
NB:
Applicants are advised to clearly mark the application envelopes by indicating
the position applied for.
Deadline: 17th August 2018
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