Entry Level Social Extension Worker – SFL ADIMAP NGO Jobs – Send a Cow (SAC) UK

Organisation: Send
a Cow (SAC) UK
Duty Station: Gulu,
Uganda
Reports to: Project
Coordinator
About US:
Send a Cow (SAC) was
founded in the UK in 1988 to help transform lives, by helping African families
and orphans to grow enough food to eat, sell their produce and develop small
businesses that last. They have provided livestock, seeds, training and ongoing
support, to help over a million lives and their families that live in abject
poverty. The Send a Cow Group currently constitutes Country Programmes in seven
African countries plus the UK and USA, together with a Group Executive which is
based in the UK.
Job Summary: The
Social Extension Worker will be responsible for ensuring successful delivery of
the project, relationships with Farmer Groups, liaison with Project Partners
and District Authorities, and oversight and information to enable management of
budgets, plans and donor contracts. The Social Extension Worker should have a
good overview of the breadth of the Send a Cow Programme, but will have a prime
responsibility for the Gender and Social Development aspects of the project.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Conduct beneficiary training for purposes of group development in
    gender and social development.
  • Provide technical support during farm visits to ensure compliance to
    gender and social development standards.
  • Ensure that the project beneficiaries, community and partners have a
    clear understanding of social inclusion and disability mainstreaming.
  • Liaison with group executives to ensure group registration and
    signing of MOUs between the group and SACU.
  • Provide mentoring and coaching of peer farmer trainers and group
    executives on leadership and disability mainstreaming.
  • Participate in group and staff meetings and reporting.
  • Developing quarterly and annual work plans and budgets.
  • Provide counselling and guidance to project beneficiaries.
  • Identify key service providers for support and referral of people
    with disabilities.
  • Develop monthly, quarterly, annual reports and project progress
    reports.
  • Participate in community needs assessment for proposal writing.
  • Prepare groups for self-governance and sustainability after project
    graduation.
  • Maintain appropriate networks and collaboration with other
    development agencies and local government at Sub County and district.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Send a Cow UK Social Extension Worker – SFL
    ADIMAP job should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in Social Works
    & Social Administration/ Development studies/ Social Sciences or any
    related field OR a Diploma in Social Works & Social Administration/
    Development studies/ Social Sciences or any related field with experience.     
  • Experience  in field and
    community development work experience
  • Knowledge in extension services delivery
  • Experience of monitoring and managing budgets and work plans
  • Knowledge of environmental good practice           
  • Previous experience in NGO work.
  • Experience in research and development
  • Ability to encourage and enable the rural poor, working within their
    communities
  • Ability to deliver training programmes
  • Ability to build high quality group dynamics
  • Ability to manage conflict and deal positively with setbacks
  • Numerate
  • Good communication skills
  • Report writing skills
  • Basic Excel and Database skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good networking skills.
  • Able to work well with government and other development partners
  • Good computer skills.
  • Knowledge of the language of the community      
Personal Qualities            :
  • Have empathy with Send a Cow’s Christian foundation and core values
  • An initiator and self-driven
  • A team builder and developer
  • A good eye for detail
  • A team player. Flexible.
  • Understands the importance of confidentiality     
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their completed
application forms, download
here
, with copies of your academic documents to
applications@sendacow.org indicating the job applied for as the subject.
Deadline: 24th August 2018 by 5:00 PM
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