Entry Level Volunteer Program Officer Jobs – Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA Uganda)

 

Job Title:    Volunteer Program Officer

Organisation: Korea
International Cooperation Agency (KOICA Uganda)

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

 

About US:

KOICA Uganda is a
governmental organization established to effective Official Development
Assistance (ODA) to enhance the effectiveness of the Republic of Korea’s grant
aid programs for Uganda by implementing selected Government grant aid and
technical cooperation programs. Since KOICA Uganda Office was founded in 2010
September, we have dispatched 475volunteers from 2011 in different areas such
as education, vocational training, agriculture, rural development, health,
public administration, forestry and fisheries, and energy industry in order to
promote friendly and cooperative relationship, mutual exchanges and supporting
of economic and social growth between the government of the Republic of Korea
and Uganda.

 

Job Summary: The
Volunteer Program officer shall assist WFK (World Friends Korea) Volunteers who
dispatched to respective institutions in Uganda and play a key role as a bridge
between volunteers and the organizations for successful volunteer service.
Under the guidance of the country director, the Officer will be responsible for
monitoring and ensuring high quality of volunteer activities. Also, she/he is
in charge of writing various reports about the volunteers’ activity on regular
basis. The Officer will work closely with Ministry of Education of Uganda as
well.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Perform
program planning, monitoring, and evaluation for volunteer program including
site visits when it is necessary

·       
Supports
to enhance the performance of volunteer program and volunteer’s project
(project agreement, progress, ceremony, etc.)

·       
Work
closely to strengthen the partnership between KOICA and partner organizations.

·       
Conducts
volunteer annual evaluation meeting, business trip and support other meetings
(event)

·       
Supports
volunteer’s administrative issues (visa, letter, medical check, etc.) and
others as requested

·       
Organizing
the process of dispatching volunteers with host organizations before and after
arrival.

·       
Scale-up
and manage partnerships with Government ministries, other development partners,
financial institutions, key private sector actors and other related
organizations

·       
The
research established best practices and make recommendations for quality
program service delivery

·       
Provide
administrative support whenever required and perform any other duties that may
be assigned from time to time

·       
Other
duties assigned by Supervisor

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The applicant
must hold a Bachelor or Master Degree in Education, Social sciences,
International development studies, Statistics, and/or relevant subjects.

·       
Demonstrated
ability to analyze and report on program performance and impact.

·       
At least
2-3 years of relevant experience preferably in a similar position or in project
planning, performance management, field survey in government, non-government
organization or international organization.

·       
Experience
in research, publication, educational assessment, data management, as well as
analysis and production of Reports.

·       
Strong
interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with
a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.

·       
Knowledge
of academic and/or vocational education curricula.

·       
Records
maintenance skills.

·       
Ability
to draw conclusions and make recommendations based on research data and
findings.

·       
Skill in
the use of personal computers and related software applications.

·       
Program
planning and implementation skills.

·       
Knowledge
of communication principles, media, and marketing techniques.

·       
Skill in
organizing resources and establishing priorities.

·       
Ability
to manage and facilitate educational programs.

·       
Advanced
writing and editorial skills.

·       
Knowledge
of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control procedures.

·       
Experience
working with donor agencies is preferable

·       
Impeccable
level of integrity and confidentiality

 

How to Apply:

Please send your
application outlining your career aspirations and salary expectations in either
Microsoft Office Word Format or PDF format including your curriculum
vitae/resume and photocopies of academic documents not exceeding
[email protected] (Copied [email protected]) OR hand-deliver the
application   addressed to:

 

The Country
Director,

KOICA Uganda,

2nd Floor, Mariba
House,

Plot 17, Golf Course
Road,   Kololo, Kampala

 

Deadline: 1st March 2021 at 1200 pm (Noon) EAT

 

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