Jobs in Uganda - 2 Program Assistant Jobs at National Union of Women with Disabilities of Uganda

2 Program Assistant Job Posts

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 02

Deadline: 12 March 2021

Hiring Organization: National Union of Women with Disabilities of Uganda

JOB DETAILS:
National Union of Women with Disabilities of Uganda (NUWODU) is an indigenous women led Disabled Peoples Organization. It is an umbrella Organization that was formed in 1999 with the overall purpose of bringing together all categories of girls and women with disabilities including the physically, sensory and mentally impaired women.
NUWODU provides a strong voice for a common cause, particularly to defend, protect and promote the rights and advocate for equal opportunities for Women and Girls with Disabilities.
NUWODU works to advance the Equality, Empowerment and the Rights of Women and Girls with Disabilities in development programs.
VISION: A society where Women and Girls with Disabilities live dignified lives.
MISSION: To promote the political, economic, social and cultural advancement of Women and Girls with Disabilities through advocacy for their effective participation in development.
Position: 2 Program Assistants (region based) .

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Program Assistant will be responsible for day-to-day implementation of all activities in a timely manner.
• Mobilize and form Groups of women and girls with Disabilities and their households to benefit from the livelihood component.
• Collect data, document and report on women and girls with disabilities.
• Develop and strengthen institutions of women with Disabilities‘ Association at the district level to be functional and effective including registration process where it warrants.
• Support the groups formed to come up with action plans and guide them in the implementation.
• Train women and girls with disabilities.
• Report and document cases of violence, discrimination against women and girls with Disabilities in the region.
• Coordinate with Government and other stakeholders to address issues of women and girls with disabilities.
• Link the women with disability's groups to benefit from government programs and other programs available in the region
• Work closely with sub county, district officials and the partner to deliver the intervention.
• Produce timely progress and financial report to the immediate supervisor.

EXPERIENCE
• The Job Holder must have at least 2- 3 years working experience in project management and Implementation, Report Writing, monitoring and evaluation and resource mobilization.
• Knowledgeable in Gender and Disability issues
• Experienced in working with women and persons with disabilities.
• Able to deliver results effectively with minimum supervision, ability and willingness to learn.
• Able to document results, lessons and best practices out of interventions.
• Must have good communication skills
• Must have good track record in financial management, accountability and reporting.
• Knowledge of the local language is an added advantage.

QUALIFICATION
The Program Assistant must possess Diploma in the following fields, Development Studies, Social Work and Administration, Social Science, Adult and Community Psychology, Gender and Community Development, Disability studies and other related Humanities from Reputable Institutions.
Bachelor's degree in relevant field will be added advantage.


Job Skills : Not Specified


Job Education Requirements: Diploma


Application procedure

All applicants to:
• Submit a motivation letter and detailed 2-3-page Curriculum Vitae
• Referees: Should have at least 3 referees with 1 professional (work related) for follow up purposes
• Deadline for Submission of the Application is 12th March 2021 at 5:00Pm East African time.
• All applications should be addressed and submitted by hand or via email to the addresses below:
Addressed to:
Chairperson Personnel Committee,
National Union of Women with Disabilities of Uganda,
Plot 2015 Kisaasi- Kyanja Road,
P.0 Box 24891 Kampala- Uganda.

Date Posted: 2021-03-01

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