2 Fresher Career Counselor NGO Job Opportunities – Finn Church Aid (FCA)

Organisation: Finn Church Aid (FCA)
Duty Station:   Uganda
Reports to: Area
Manager
About US:
Finn Church Aid (FCA) is the largest Finnish international
aid organization. We operate in 14 countries, where the needs are most dire. We
work with the poorest people, regardless of their religious beliefs, ethnic
background or political convictions. Our work is based on rights, which means
that our operations are guided by equality, non-discrimination and
responsibility. FCA operates in Yumbe, Obongi, Rwamanja and Kyaka II Refugee
Settlement under different donors which include UNHCR, ECHO UNCEF among others.
Job Summary:   The Career counselor for Rwamanja and Kyaka
II BTVET School will be charged with the duty of guiding graduated student
groups on their path to employment.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
The CC will be the link between the graduates
and the employers.
·       
Make a data base of potential employers with
their contacts and locations
·       
Ensure that every student who completes is
registered followed up and ensure that they are working.
·       
Facilitate the post-graduation model of Kyaka II
BTVET center in the settlement.
·       
Meet with student groups every three weeks,
follow-up on their employment plans and personal issues.
·       
Direct students to job opportunities and gives
guidance on career related issues.
·       
Create innovative business opportunities in the
settlement.
·       
Operate as a focal point between student groups
and all the stakeholders dealing with livelihoods.
·       
Support the development of business plans and
provide business incubation services.
·       
Follows up on businesses started by graduated
students and provide information and advice in business related issues
including markets.
·       
Monitor Business Skills Module in BTVET center
and advises the trainers when necessary.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The ideal candidate for the Finn Church Aid
(FCA) Career Counselor vacancy must hold a Bachelor of business administration,
Vocation Education, Development studies, community psychology, social work
social Admin and any humanity degree.
·       
At least three years of related work experience
·       
Excellent communication skills
·       
The ideal candidate must be have good
understanding of community engagements and practices
·       
Previous experience working in a refugee setting
will be an added advantage
·       
Ability to speak the local language spoken by
the community in Kyaka II and Rwamanja settlement is desired
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applications should
send a cover letter and a CV (not more than 5 pages) with at least three
referees and a daytime telephone contact with copies of academic papers
addressed to:
The Human Resource and Administration Manager,
Finn Church AID, Uganda Country Office.
P.O. Box 21826 Kampala, Tank Hill Rd, Roche Close, Plot 1495
Muyenga, Uganda.
Email applications should be in one file attachment (Ms Word
or PDF) mentioning the position title in the subject to
Admin.Ugaco@kirkonulkomaanapu.fi
Applications may also be hand delivered to our office in
Kampala.
Deadline: Friday 14th
February 2020.
For more of the latest jobs, please visit http://www.theugandanjobline.com or
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