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Windle International Uganda Jobs 2020 – Project Assistant

Job Title: Project Assistant – Windle International Uganda Jobs  2020

Organization: Windle International Uganda

Duty Station: Field-based

Reports to: Project Coordinator

Nature of Contract: Annual

Windle International Uganda Profile:

Windle International Uganda (WIU) formerly Windle Trust Uganda is a registered INGO whose primary mission is to provide peace and development in communities through promotion and coordination of Education and Training opportunities for refugees and people affected by the conflict in Africa.

With funding from the European Union, WIU is implementing the Skills for Employment Project (SEP) which seeks to build the productivity of refugees and host community youth and young women to overcome livelihood constraints to consequently enhance and sustain their socio-economic status. WIU, therefore, seeks to recruit a suitably qualified person to support the project in the following position

Job Profile:

The Project Assistant (PA) will be responsible for supporting in the coordination and implementation of the vocational skills training activities in the assigned district of implementation.

  • Carry out community mobilization and sensitization on issues like the importance of Vocational skills training.

  • Coordinate with selected vocational training institutions during the training of the enrolled beneficiaries to ensure that the implemented activities are in line with schedules provided.

  • Support the placement of trained beneficiaries at existing businesses for work-place based learning

  • Support and promote Child protection and safeguarding during project implementation within the project area.

  • Promote strong character, leadership and community giveback among the beneficiaries.

  • Monitor the progress of Vocational Training Learners at the institutions where the project is being implemented.

  • Follow up on all beneficiaries regularly to gather information on the relevance of the skills training

  • Keep an up to date register on learner’s attendance and progress at the Vocational TrainingInstitutions

  • Regular reports on the performance of trainers and tutors

  • Early follow up on the dropout rates of the selected and enrolled beneficiaries

  • Initiate student’s requirements under entitlement and forward them to the Project Coordinator.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A degree in Development Studies, Social Work and Social Administration, Education and other relevant courses in livelihoods and humanities.
  • Certificate in Technical Teacher Education is an added advantage.
  • Excellent planning, analytical, conceptual and organizational skills.
  • Proven knowledge of Uganda Skilling the Youth Agenda
  • Computer literate
  • Able and willing to live, work, travel in fast-paced and difficult environment adhering to strict security guidelines.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • At least one year of progressive experience gained within a humanitarian NGO is preferred.
  • Strong analytical and documentation skills in the management of education
  • Working knowledge of computers in MS Office, Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Good understanding of Ugandan and international Skilling the Youth Agenda.
  • Negotiation skills;
  • Verbal and written communication skills;
  • Ability to build working relationships;
  • Superior Analytical and Presentation skills;
  • Time management;

How To Apply For Windle International Uganda Jobs 2020 – Project Assistant: 

Interested candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience are invited to submit an updated CV and cover letter explaining their motivation and why they are suited for the post by clicking on “Apply Now” Button below to Start Their Application.

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Deadline: 24th Feb 2020

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