Operations Associate Non-profit Careers – Imagine Her

Job Title:    Operations Associate

Organisation: Imagine Her

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Project Hello World Team Leader

 

About US:

Imagine Her is a non-profit working to accessibly provide young vulnerable women and youth with a robust innovation skillset and essential resources to create sustainable social ventures and social impact in Uganda. We do this by providing tools and collaborating with communities as key advocates to prepare pathways for their socio-economic independence.

 

As part of our work, we are implementing a Project dubbed Hello World which we seek to fill some vacant positions. Project Hello World provides educational resources and Internet connectivity to isolated and vulnerable communities. We do this by building solar-powered, outdoor Internet kiosks— so that underprivileged children and adults can educate themselves, communicate with others, and have a voice in the global community. We do this by mobilizing communities to build Hello Hubs, solar-powered outdoor Internet kiosks, and state-of-the-art technology including high-quality solar panels, satellite connectivity, rugged, waterproof touch-screen screens, camera, and audio equipment. Hello Hubs are designed to withstand extreme outdoor weather and are energy-autonomous, which means that they can bring connectivity and education to even the most isolated communities.

 

Job Summary:  The Operations Associate will be responsible for supporting the delivery of all activities associated with preparing, building, managing, and maintaining Hello Hubs under the Project Hello World in Uganda. This includes; management and oversight of the community support officer, logistical planning, and community engagement. The Operations Associate will work closely with the Team Leader to systematically implement annual and quarterly targets in Uganda. The Operations Associate will take a lead role in the execution of the following responsibilities.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Planning, preparing, management of Hub builds
  • Management and direct oversight of all Community Support Officers in the respective Hub communities
  • Act as a liaison between the project and the respective Hub communities.
  • Coordinate with the engineering team for timely app set up, deployment, and hub maintenance
  • Overseeing and managing the Hub Heroes manager
  • Coordinate and plan for future Hub builds.

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in the following fields; Social Work & Social Administration, Social Sciences, Social Work & Community Development Required
  • Prior knowledge and skills managing a team
  • Minimum of two years experience in program design and management including proven experience of managing large programs relating to Edu-tech Required
  • Leadership experience in the social and community sector Preferred
  • Superior oral and written communication skills in English Required
  • Computer fluency and understanding of Google-suite Required
  • Fast learner and can work on schedule
  • Certificate of good conduct Required.

 

Personal Qualities:

Imagine Her is a small nonprofit organization that believes in leveraging the power and potential of every girl, woman, and youth to create sustainable futures and communities. Our model was developed to empower girls, women, and youth holistically to improve their lives and communities. We have very limited resources and staff and we are almost entirely volunteer operated. Each member of our team is working towards realizing our mission by dedicating their time and skills through a wholehearted commitment to it. As a result, we are equally dedicated to those who work with us.

 

We’re looking for someone who can get their sleeves rolled up and their hands dirty. Someone who is kept up at night trying to find answers to the world’s most intractable problems and willing to make some errors along the way. We need an individual willing to share what they know and learn as they go – not afraid to take a step back and think around a problem. We’re looking for an expert with drive and heart. And we need someone who can do all those things, in some of the hardest places, and still have a lot of fun.

 

Things We’ll Bring To The Table:

  • A passionate and welcoming working environment in a small, fast-paced NGO
  • Building your capacity in all areas of your work

 

How to Apply:

Please submit CV and Cover Letter to info@i-her.org

 

Deadline: 30th June 2021 by 5:00 pm

 

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