Senior Field Officer – Waterloo Project NGO Jobs – Teach A Man To Fish UK


Job Title:    Senior Field Officer –
Waterloo Project

Organization:  Teach A Man To Fish UK

Duty Station:  Kampala, with travel to Mpigi, Dokolo
and Arua (30% travel), Uganda

Reports to: Head
of Programs

Salary and benefits: UGX 1,708,000 gross salary per month, medical health insurance for staff
+ 1 dependant.


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 Waterloo Foundation Project:

Teach A Man To Fish
has received a 2 year grant from Waterloo Foundation to School Enterprise
Challenge for 20 primary and secondary schools in Mpigi District – Central
Uganda from 2021 – 2022. This project will follow a group of participating
students as well as a comparison group. We will collect quantitative and
qualitative data from a study of “Model” School Enterprise Challenge teams in
20 primary and secondary schools in Mpigi district “Model” intervention schools
will be selected from a pool of low-resource schools in Mpigi district based on
their demonstrated efforts to engage fully in the programme in the previous
years. The project will support these school teams directly to follow our
School Enterprise Challenge 14-step programme assiduously over the 2-year period.


This will be done
providing a two-step training for teachers as student facilitators, a bank of
multi-media resources, lesson plans and templates, weekly remote support
through SMS, phone calls and email, feedback on business plans and reports, and
supportive school visits every two to three weeks when student teams are
planning and implementing their business.


Job Summary:  The Waterloo Senior Field Officer will lead on
the implementation of the Waterloo project in Mpigi District. This will be done
whilst ensuring that activities are conducted according to the agreed work plan
and budget. This position will be based in Mpigi District and will require some
travel to Kampala Head Quarters on a regular basis.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Programmes: 90%

the MEAL Manager and consultant in pretesting and rolling out the data tracking
system developed for Waterloo project.

the Head of Programs in reviewing and adaptation programme training resources
and weekly guides.

Lead on
distributing termly airtime and other motivational packages for Waterloo school

supervise teacher training at step one and two and ensure the Master Trainers
are delivering to expected standards.

coach and empower assigned Data Collectors/Monitors and capacity build them to
ensure quality experience.

regular visits to Waterloo schools in Mpigi at both step one and two for
monitoring and supervision of SEC program activities.

Lead on
marketing and sensitization events for the SEC programme in Mpigi district and
contribute to achieving registration targets.

Lead on
delivery of all comms activities in Waterloo schools and ensure e-mails, SMS,
phone calls and WhatsApp communications delivered according to work plan, with
consistent accurate messaging.

the Head of Programs to ensure that Comms and visit trackers in respect of
Waterloo project are updated timely.

Finance &
Administration 10% 

HoP to manage budget and deliver activities within budget limits

weekly financial requests and reconciliations submitted on time with 100%


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:


applicant for the Teach A Man To Fish UK Senior Field Officer – Waterloo
Project job placement must hold a bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Social
Work, Commerce, Business Administration, Development Studies, Adult &
Community Education, Business Computing, Accounting, or a related field.

Two to
three years of experience in a Field Officer/Program Assistant role or similar

English communication skills, both written and oral

of basic business concepts, including business planning and business

to use common software packages including Word, Excel, Skype, E-mail

ability to problem-solve, multi-task and work independently

organizational skills and attention to detail

to work in a fast-paced environment as part of a small team

to travel by public transport and work flexibly

criminal record (to be evidenced by a letter of good conduct from Interpol)


in business planning and business management processes

of teaching or training

of gender mainstreaming gender equality and inclusion in development programming

working with education or child protection programmes in the Uganda context

of the local language spoken in Mpigi (Luganda)

in programme management, monitoring and evaluation or similar


How to Apply:

To apply, please
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 with “Application: Senior Field Officer –
Waterloo Project” in the title of the email.


Deadline: Wednesday 30th December 2020


NB: Do
not attach academic documents at this point. Qualified female candidates are
strongly encouraged to apply.


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