Thursday, 2 August 2018

Job Opportunity At National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda-Programme Assistant

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About US:
The National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda (NUDIPU) is an umbrella organization promoting the rights of Persons with disabilities in Uganda with the vision of having ‘Dignity for every person with disability.’ NUDIPU exists to advocate for the rights of PWDs in a unified voice for improved livelihoods.

Job Summary:  The Programme Assistant will implement the iSAVE Inclusive Economic Empowerment Programme. The job holder is responsible for the day-to-day direct implementation of field activities as assigned by the Programme Officer in Economic Empowerment Programme, taking lead in the implementation of iSAVE Inclusive Economic Empowerment programme activities in the district.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Programme Planning and development
  • Support in the development of the Economic Empowerment programme
  • Develop periodic work plans for activity implementation and write reports.
  • Make appropriate arrangements and prepare logistics for Programme meetings, trainings and other activities.
  • Collect and share relevant program information and data in accordance with the Programme/project M&E frameworks
  • Support M& E processes.
  • Actively participate in preparation (content) and conducting of trainings.
Implementation of iSAVE Programme activities
  • Take lead in the implementation of iSAVE Inclusive Economic Empowerment program activities in the district.
  • Supervise and appraise district based staff.
  • Preside over community sensitization meetings. Support program wide progress and impact assessments.
  • Carry out technical capacity assessments of the district and establish District Unions’ specific work plans.
  • Be the District Union accounting person in regard to the Programme.
  • Train community mobilizers I field promoters in the program models.
  • Champion the collection and utilization of data under the programme
  • Closely monitor the programme and ensure quality control.
  • Network with other organizations in the field of economic empowerment in the district
  • Provide advice and trainings of the field promoters and focal persons according to agreed schedules and on demand basis
  • Provide regular technical oversight of the district union in regard to activity planning, implementation and program performance.
  • Document lessons learnt and success stories to facilitate learning.
  • Develop and submit monthly and quarterly progress financial and MIS reports to the supervisor

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The Programme Assistant must hold a Degree in Social sciences, Community Development, Business Studies or related field.
  • One year of experience in implementing livelihood interventions and community savings schemes.
  • Community development. Livelihood empowerment. Training and research skills. Administrative and coordination skills and motivational skills.
  • Computer literacy skills

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should submit their capability statements, CVs and two professional referees to the “Executive Director” either via post to:
 NUDIPU, 
P.O. Box 8567 
Kampala
 OR Physically to NUDIPU offices on Plot 530, Bukoto-Kisaasi Road,

NB: Applicants are advised to clearly mark the application envelopes by indicating the position applied for.

Deadline: 10th August 2018

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