Country: Uganda
Organization: Save the Children
Closing date: 17 Mar 2022

Field Technical Coordinator -BHA – (1) Lamwo, (1) Nakivale

Save the Children International Uganda, is currently recruiting the Field Technical Coordinators for USAID/BHA funded Uthabiti: Building Resilience through Market-Led Livelihoods Opportunities Project. The Field Technical Coordinators will spearhead the implementation of USAID/BHA funded Uthabiti: Building Resilience through Market-Led Livelihoods Opportunities project in Lamwo (Palabek) & Isingiro (Nakivale) refugee settlements. The Field Technical Coordinators will have direct responsibility for the project team, reporting to the operations Manager. They will be responsible for ensuring that project interventions in the refugee settlements are implanted timely and within budget. S/he will also will be responsible for all coordination with other actors and officials in Lamwo and Nakivale districts, including interactions with other Save the Children projects and teams. The project aims at ensuring that refugee and refugee-hosting households, particularly youth and women, have diversified livelihoods opportunities to meet their basic needs and participate in economic growth through increased opportunities for participation in market-led and diversified livelihoods opportunities, improved access to financial services and productive assets, and build the evidence base for nexus programming in Uganda and globally. The Field Technical Coordinator together with project officers will work closely with nonprofit and for-profit partners who will layer integrated push and pull interventions, with a particular focus on women and youth, that strengthen pro-poor value chains such as bee-keeping, poultry, sesame, and agricultural waste transformation.The Field technical coordinators will work closely and liaise with the other senior project staff in other thematic areas to spur integration and benefit from project synergies within the refugee settlements; while ensuring that project implementation is well aligned to approved design, SCI program quality benchmarks and contributes to SCI’s overall country and global outcomes and breakthrough for children.

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

Essential:

Minimum of Degree in Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness, Economics, Development Studies, Social Sciences or any other related fields of study;
At least 3-5years of relevant professional work experience in project management, livelihoods, microenterprise development, market led Value chains;
Strong analytical and conceptual skills and the ability to think and plan strategically
Strong skills and experience in all aspects of project management, including project monitoring, review & evaluation.
Substantial experience of developing working relations with private sectors and financial institutions in market led value chains
Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills and commitment to capacity building of staff.
Understanding of social relations and commitment to integrate gender, diversity and other power related issues into livelihood programming
working experience of displacement (refugee) context preferred; and
Knowledge of a local language will be added advantage
Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills and commitment to capacity building of staff, with proven skills as a trainer/facilitator and mentor.
Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles.

The Organization

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realize the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Application closes on 17th March 2022 at midnight Ugandan time.

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent, persons with disabilities and female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents

How to apply:

Please follow this link to apply: https://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=YS50YW1iYS40MzY3NS4xMjE4NUBzYXZldGhlY2hpbGRyZW5hby5hcGxpdHJhay5jb20

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