Fresher Technical Officer – Women Economic Empowerment (WEE) NGO Job Opportunities – ActionAid

Fresher Technical Officer – Women Economic Empowerment (WEE) NGO Job Opportunities – ActionAid

Job Title:        Technical Officer – Women Economic Empowerment (WEE)

Organisation: ActionAid

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Surge Technical Coordinator

About US:

ActionAid is an International Development Agency working in over 50 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. ActionAid Uganda’s mission is to achieve social Justice, gender equality, and poverty eradication by working with people living in extreme poverty and exclusion, their communities, people’s organisations, activists, social movements and their supporters.

Job Summary: The Technical Officer-Women Economic Empowerment (WEE) will coordinate the planning, implementation and monitoring of women’s economic empowerment as a complementary component of violence against women programming in five Districts of Mubende, Kween, Gulu, Mbarara and Moroto

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Coordinate the Design, planning and implementation of WEE in line with the developed program approach
  • Provide technical assistance to WEE staff and partners to adapt to the designed document and develop specific program approaches and actual roll out of program strategies.
  • Spearhead and ensure women’s economic empowerment initiative (WEEI) is implemented in an effective manner and in a way that ensures women’s protection from further violence.
  • Plan and coordinate reporting, monitoring and evaluation of all aspects of
  • WEE component efficiently and transparently in line with WEE document and project standards and guidelines
  • Coordinate and manage capacity building for staff and WEE groups and ensure provision of and distribution of financing- including linking to external financial institutions and opportunities in line with WEE document.
  • Establish and maintain working relationships with WEE implementing partners, district and national stakeholders to promote AAIU image in line with the Organizational mission vision and values.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant for the ActionAid Technical Officer – Women Economic Empowerment (WEE) job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in economics, business administration, agriculture, business management and marketing, agricultural economics, social sciences.
  • Postgraduate training in relevant fields will be of added advantage.
  • A minimum of two years of experience in similar capacity
  • Personal Competencies: Proven experience, skills and knowledge in women’s economic empowerment, enterprise development, livelihood or employment creation for women, business development and management, agriculture and livestock production, management and marketing and small enterprise development. Proven ability to think strategically, effectively plan, setting priorities and meeting tight deadlines; results-oriented approach to delivering work priorities.

How to Apply:

All qualified and interested candidates should deliver their application letters, CVs and copies of Academic documents with details of at least three (3) referees one of which shall be from your most recent employer. The complete applications should be hand delivered or sent by email to addressed to: The Director Human Resource and Organizational Effectiveness, ActionAid Uganda Plot 2514/2515 Ggaba Road, Opposite Kampala International University, P.O. Box 676 Kampala. Uganda.

NB:  All Applications sent by email should clearly indicate the position title in the subject line.

Deadline:  8th June 2018

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