Capacity Development Officer NGO Career Jobs – Light for the World


Job Title:    Capacity Development Officer

Organisation: Light
for the World

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda


About US:

Light for the World is an international disability and development
organisation whose vision is an inclusive society where no one is left behind.
We enable crucial eye health services and help empower people with disabilities
in some of the poorest regions of the world.


Job Summary:  Reporting
to the Program Manager, the Capacity Development officer will provide all round
support to the programmes team in relation to development of training materials
and participatory design of training programmes. Whereas most of the training
sessions will be conducted by the team of Disability Inclusion Advisors and
pool of Disabiltity Inclusion Facilitators, the Capacity Development Officer
will provide coaching and technical support. The training materials to be
developed will all relate to disability and disability inclusion mainly in the
field of advocacy, human rights and economic empowerment of persons with
disabilities. The Capacity Development Officer is an expert in adult learning
and familiar with participatory training methodologies, organisational
development and behavioral change communication. He/ she has further experience
with coaching, facilitation of learning and human centred design.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

of training materials/ focus on DPO development (advocacy, PWD rights)

for DIFs on development of facilitation guides and materials

for development of e-learning materials

to the development of workplans and monitoring systems and tools,

training and mentoring to DPOs & DIFs, for specific areas/topics identified
as needed for capacity development

support to design and implement disability inclusion initiatives

that the training activities are undertaken according to the workplan;

training needs assessment

Technical Assistance to DPOs


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

applicant must hold a University Degree or Higher in field relating to
humanitarian and development work, program management or a relatable field

At least
three years of experience working in Non-Governmental Organization, ideally
focused on Capacity Development, 
implementation of projects through sub-grantees, developing capacity
building plans.

with Adult learning/ participatory training methodologies

experience in developing the capacity of community-based organizations and

trainer and facilitator with some experience in designing, and considerable
skills in conducting, skills-building workshops and other capacity development
approaches with a variety of stakeholders.

of best practices in capacity development methods, including needs assessment
and performance measurement.

people skills with the ability to develop others and to impart knowledge and
experience in an accessible and clear manner.

written and oral communication skills.

to local capacity building and past experience of engaging and working with
local stakeholders in project design and implementation.

expertise in implementation of Livelihoods and Disability inclusion is desired.

facilitation skills are required.

of participatory methodologies for project design, implementation and

great initiative and be able to work well in a team and independently.

to work independently and produce timely and high-quality results


How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below with a complete CV
and a letter of motivation.


Click Here


Deadline: 22nd
January 2021


NB: We are an equal opportunity employer. We
strongly encourage people with disabilities to apply for this position. Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.


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