3 Entry Level ECW Field Officer UK NGO Job Opportunities – Teach A Man To Fish

Organization: Teach A Man To Fish
Duty Station: Kyangwali, Bidi Bidi and Palabek, Uganda
Salary: UGX
1,140,180 gross salary per month, medical health insurance and housing
allowance of UGX 180,000
Reports to: ECW
Program Manager
About Teach A Man To Fish:
Teach A Man To Fish
is guided by a simple, all-encompassing mission: to empower young people with
the skills they need to succeed, in school, work, and life. We focus on
developing and emerging countries. This is done by supporting schools to set up
educational and profitable school businesses that provide real-life hands-on training
and experience for students. This empowers student entrepreneurs with critical
workplace, entrepreneurship and life skills and mindsets so that they can leave
school with the competencies to get a good job or run their own successful
business. We are a small organization with a big reach – Since 2006, we’ve
created over 300,000 student entrepreneurs and 18,000 enterprising teachers
through our global programmes.
About ECW Project:
In 2020, Teach A Man
To Fish is anticipating to work as part of the Education Cannot Wait (ECW)
Consortium to implement School Enterprise Challenge for ECW schools. This
project will introduce Teach A Man To Fish’s proven educational school-business
programme into 60 primary schools in three settlements (Palabek, Bidi Bidi,
Kyangwali) over the project enriching both teachers and learner
skills-building. The program will further introduce a learner-centered approach
for building children’s entrepreneurship and life skills in school where
learners plan, set up and run a real school business. The Project will aim to
strengthen preparedness to transitional pathways in post-primary education
opportunities through enhanced developmental assets.
Job Summary:  The ECW Field Officer will lead on the
implementation of the School Enterprise Challenge in 10 ECW primary schools in
the selected settlements. This will be done whilst ensuring that program
activities are conducted according to the agreed work plan and budget. This
position will be based in the selected refugee settlement and will require some
travel to Kampala Head Quarters on a quarterly basis.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Programmes: 100 %
·       
Lead on
marketing, selection, and sensitization of up to 10 ECW primary schools in the
selected refugee settlement.
·       
Work
with Master Trainers to plan, coordinate and execute teacher and partner
training.
·       
Lead on
follow up and technical support for business planning and implementation in
assigned ECW primary schools
·       
Build
and maintain relationships with ECW primary schools such that they are bought
into and engaged with the School Enterprise Challenge Program.
·       
Recruit,
manage and support a team of Data Collectors to ensure ECW program activities
are implemented in line with the approved work plan.
·       
File
weekly progress reports to ECW Program Manager and participate in the weekly
catch meetings.
·       
Represent
Teach A Man To Fish at networking events within the refugee settlement.
·       
Submit
accurate and timely cash reconciliations to Finance and Admin Officer along
with receipts for all expenditures.
·       
Support
ECW Program Manager to ensure M&E implemented to plan, ensure project
learnings documented and disseminated, ensure project design improved in
relation to learnings.
·       
Liaise
with ECW Program Manager to ensure highest levels of safeguarding and CP at
schools, partners and within our team, report any issues as per TAMTF
guidelines



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The applicants
for the Teach A Man To Fish ECW Officer jobs should hold bachelor’s degrees in
Social Sciences, Social Work, Commerce, Business Administration, Development
Studies, Adult & Community Education, Business Computing, Accounting, or
related fields
·       
One to
two years’ experience in a Field Officer/Program Assistant role or similar role
·       
The
ability to ride a motorcycle with a valid riding Permit (Class A) is a must.
·       
Candidates
must be from the host districts (Hoima, Yumbe, and Lamwo).
·       
Excellent
English communication skills, both written and oral
·       
Understanding
of basic business concepts, including business planning and business
management.
·       
Ability
to use common software packages including Word, Excel, Skype, E-mail
·       
Proven
ability to problem-solve, multi-task and work independently
·       
Well-developed
organizational skills and attention to detail
·       
Ability
to work in a fast-paced environment as part of a small team
·       
Willingness
to travel by public transport and work flexibly
·       
Proficiency
in any of the local languages spoken in the area like Kakwa,Aringa,Lugbara,
Swahili, Luo or Runyakitara.
·       
No
criminal record (to be evidenced by a letter of good conduct from Interpol)
Desirable:
·       
Experience
in business planning and business management processes
·       
Experience
of teaching or training
·       
Experience
of gender mainstreaming gender equality and inclusion in development
programming
·       
Experience
working with education or child protection programmes in a humanitarian
context.
NB: This position is
contingent upon confirmation of ECW funding. We anticipate a large number of
applications and as such only candidates who have met the required experience
& qualifications for this position will be contacted.
How to Apply:
All candidates
should submit a maximum of 4 paged CV and one-page cover letter (combined into
a single PDF document). Please be sure to clearly show in your cover letter why
you are interested in this job and what makes you the most suitable candidate.
Please also include your salary history. Completed applications should be sent
to brenda@teachamantofish.org.uk with “Application: ECW Field Officer
[state the refugee settlement of choice i.e. either Palabek or Kyangwali or
Bidi Bidi]” in the title of the email.
NB: Do
not attach academic documents at this point. Qualified female candidates from
the specific host districts (Hoima, Yumbe, and Lamwo) are strongly encouraged
to apply.
Deadline: Wednesday, 5th February 2020.
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