Economic Inclusion Officer NGO Jobs – Stromme Foundation (SF)

 

Job Title:    Economic Inclusion Officer

Organisation: Stromme
Foundation (SF)

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

 

About US:

Stromme Foundation
(SF) is a Norwegian international non-Governmental Organisation. From its Head
Office in Kristiansand, Norway, SF works through a field structure comprising
of Regional and Country Offices in East and West Africa, and Asia to implement
projects in the areas of creating Employment and lob opportunities, promoting
inclusive Education (IE) and strengthening the capacity of local communities.
SF‘s field structure works closely with local partners in implementing projects
and programmes.

 

Job Summary:  The Economic inclusion officer position is a
National local position based in the Stromme Foundations Regional Office for
East Africa (SFEA) in Kampala. Uganda. The Economic inclusion officer has the
overall responsibility for the development, coordination, monitoring,
promotion, development, and growth of SF’s livelihoods activities (these
include but not limited to the following: Community Managed saving groups, Food
Security, Life skills training, business development and other credit plus
activities) and capacity building interventions of SFEA partners in Uganda,
Kenya, and Tanzania..

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Take
lead in the management and implementation of the Livelihoods program activities
in line with SFEA policies and procedures.

·       
Promote
use of technology and innovations in the Livelihood programme.

·       
In
Liaison with PMEAL unit oversee baseline data household surveys to, establish
status at onset and annually review and establish changes m their livelihoods
of participating households,

·       
Work
closely with the PMEAL Officer in timely monitoring and evaluation and
providing monthly activity, quarterly and annual narrative reports to ensure
quality and provide timely feedback to partners on issues for follow up.

·       
Prepare
periodic reports, annual plans, Quarterly plans. activity plans and
documentation on the Livelihoods activities.

·       
Manage
SAVlX MIS of Partner Organisations (F0) and ensuring that all partners have
updated their SAVIX W8 on time.

·       
Ensure
that all Livelihood programme interventions are based on the Rights

·       
Ensure
qualitative and quantitative growth of the CMSG portfolio.

·       
Together
with the partners, target group and other stakeholders build/facilitate the
development of the SF Livelihoods programme by developing/integrating other
relevant credit plus activities of high impact on the lives of the poor and, in
the poor communities where we intervene.

·       
Participate
in the regional resource mobilization and preparation of the regions annual
reports and proposal.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Degree or its equivalent in Agriculture, agribusiness,
development studies, business field, or any other related field.

·       
Excellent
track-record in project management.

·       
Must
have a minimum of three years documented working experience in training savings
and credit groups, business development skills. Food security or related
fields.

·       
Technical
training qualifications in areas of Agriculture, Food security, Livelihood
Sustainable Agricultural Agribusiness, Fisheries or other related field is an
added advantage.

·       
Have a
dynamic personality with a sense of initiative, good communication and
interpersonal skills.

·       
Relevant
personal experience with the green economy programming promoting youth green
entrepreneurs, digital financing, and working commercial villages.

·       
Conversant
with digital tools (including monitoring tools) and workflows. Familiarity with
principles and practice of savings—led microfinance Strong data analysis
background and familiar with VSLA MIS.

·       
Strong
experience of supervising implementing partners.

·       
Experienced
TOT trainer.

·       
Experience
working with poor communities on development matters, environment management
and gender change, disability inclusion, anti-corruption, advocacy, governance,
gender equality and children rights is added advantage.

·       
Experience
with the use of mobiles in groups is an added advantage.

·       
Good
report writing and presentation skills.

·       
Fluency
in English language and Swahili is an added advantage.

·       
Willingness
to regularly travel to the field.

 

Competencies:

·       
Ability
to think strategically; work creatively, effectively and in an innovative
manner.

·       
Good
interpersonal, communication and proposal; writing skills.

·       
Ability
to work under pressure and to meet strict deadlines.

·       
Ability
to work on own initiative as well as a member of a team.

·       
Ability
to work in a multicultural environment and to demonstrate gender-sensitive and
non-discriminatory behaviour and attitudes.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should send an application, Curriculum vitae, and Contacts of three referees
addressed to;

 

Tile Regional
Director

Stromme Foundation,

Plot 1, Kololo Hill
Drive, PO Box 27200 Kampala.

 

Email to: recruitmentsea@stromme.org  with the subject line of which post you are
applying.

 

NB:
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to
automatic disqualification.

 

Deadline: 5th March 2021 

 

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