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Temporary Mobilization, Training and Aftercare Assistant NGO Jobs – TechnoServe

Temporary Mobilization, Training and Aftercare Assistant NGO Jobs – TechnoServe

Job Title:    Temporary Mobilization, Training and Aftercare Assistant

Organisation:  TechnoServe





Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Program: Girls’ Apprentice Program (GAP), Phase VI

Reports to: Lead Business Advisor

 

About US:

TechnoServe is a leader in harnessing the power of the private sector to help people lift themselves out of poverty. A nonprofit organization operating in 29 countries, we work with enterprising men and women in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses, and industries. By linking people to information, capital, and markets, we have helped millions to create lasting prosperity for their families and communities. Founded over 50 years ago, TechnoServe has been named the#1 nonprofit for fighting poverty by the ImpactMatters charity ratings agency.

 

About Program Description:

TechnoServe wishes to engage a Mobilization, Training and Aftercare Assistant to work on the Girls’ Apprenticeship Program, Phase VI. The GAP VI program is a one-year program, funded by the Citi Foundation, that will link 20 successful business women graduates of TechnoServe’s Women Mean Business (WMB) program to 60 vulnerable girls. The businesswomen take the girls into their employment for a brief period (three – five months) during which they train them in practical skills such as tailoring, crafts making, baking, welding, shoe making and hair dressing. The businesswomen serve as mentors and role models to show the younger girls how they too can start businesses and care for themselves and their families.

 

Job Summary:  The Mobilization, Training and Aftercare Assistant will support mobilization and recruitment of sixty (60) GAP beneficiaries (mentees) and twenty (20) mentors on the project. He / She will be responsible for conducting the Entrepreneurship training and supervising the Technical skills training in the mentors’ workshops to ensure high quality training packages are delivered to the mentees. The staff should possess an ability to effectively communicate and relate with different people in society.

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Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Assist the Lead Business Advisor to mobilize mentors to participate on the GAP VI program.
  • Identify vulnerable girls who match the GAP criteria to be recruited on the program.
  • Take the mentees through training on personal effectiveness, Basic personal and business finance, and Basic business skills.
  • Assist in the matching of mentors and mentees to ensure suitability and successful relationship maintenance between the two parties.
  • Carryout follow up visits to both mentors and mentees to ensure training and mentorship are ongoing.
  • Train and prepare the girls for Business Plan Competitions.
  • Any other duties assigned by your supervisor

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate must hold a diploma in Business related discipline such as Business studies, Marketing and Entrepreneurship. A degree is an added advantage
  • Minimum of two years’ field experience with, Entrepreneurship development, Vendors and micro-retailor business support and engagement, youth and women entrepreneurship support.
  • Strong private sector experience, facilitation skills and Participatory Approaches and client relationship building
  • Relevant skills of Monitoring and Evaluation tools and practices including use of online digital platform for delivering trainings, data capturing and reporting
  • Good computer skills (Excel and MS word)
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

 





Success Factors: Competency is a combination of knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) directly related to successful performance on the job.

Core Competencies include:

  • Integrity and honesty: Is widely trusted; seen as a direct, truthful individual; presents truthful information in an appropriate and helpful manner; keeps confidences; admits mistakes; does not misrepresent himself or herself for personal gain.
  • Team Work/ Relationships: Works co-operatively and flexibly with other members of the team with a full understanding of the role to be played as a team member and/or leader, to achieve a common goal. Ability to build and maintain effective relationships and networks.
  • Learning attitude: Proactively takes advantage of opportunities to learn. Actively identifies new areas for learning; applies and shares new knowledge and skill appropriately.
  • Diversity/Inclusiveness: Demonstrates an understanding and appreciation for diversity and supports diversity efforts. Interacts effectively with and inclusively with people of all races, cultures, ethnicities, backgrounds, religions, ages, and genders.
  • Communication: Expresses ideas effectively in individual and group situations. Listens effectively; shares information, ideas and arguments; adjusts terminology, language and communication modes to the needs of the audience; ensures accurate understanding; acts in a way that facilitates open exchange of ideas and information; uses appropriate non-verbal communication.
  • Decision making/Problem Solving: Is able to analyse situations, diagnose problems, identify the key issues, establish and evaluate alternative courses of action and produce a logical, practical and acceptable solution. Is able to make effective decisions on a day-to-day basis, taking ownership of decisions, demonstrating sound judgement in escalating issues where necessary.
  • Results Oriented/ High Quality Deliverables: Stays focused on the efforts necessary to achieve quality results consistent with programmatic or departmental goals. Demonstrates the ability to achieve effective results; works persistently to overcome obstacles to goal achievement. Accomplishes tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks.
  • Planning & Time Management: Establishes a course of action for self and/or others to accomplish a specific goal. Effectively plans, schedules, prioritizes and controls activities; identifies, integrates and orchestrates resources (people, material, information, budget, and/or time) to accomplish goals. Prioritizes work according to the program or department’s goals, not just own job responsibilities; manages own time effectively.
  • Business Acumen: The ability to use information, ask the right questions and take decisions that make an impact on the overall business performance.
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How to Apply:

If you are interested and you meet the requirements, apply by email only to;UG-Jobs@tns.org

Please submit a resume, cover letter and three professional references.

 

NB:

  • Please note that only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.
  • TechnoServe encourages diversity in all levels and across all facets of our organization. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, HIV/AIDS status, protected veteran status, disability and all other protected classes.
  • We are also proud of our commitment to protecting staff, partners, and beneficiaries from abuse and exploitation and thoroughly vet all final candidates through rigorous background and reference checks.

 

Deadline:  30th August 2021

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