Livelihoods Technical Coordinator job at Alight


Alight

Livelihoods Technical Coordinator job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2022 - 2023


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 06 May 2022

Hiring Organization: Alight

Job Details:

Job Ref No LTC/2022
Job Category: Program
Duty Station: Kampala, UG
Employment Type: Full-time
Salary Scale: UGX 5 - 6 (Gross P/Month)
Deadline: May 06, 2022 05:00 PM
Number of Positions: 1
Age Limit: Not Specified

Description
Hello Hello! Alight is recruiting a Livelihoods Technical Coordinator for our program in Uganda to be based at Kampala Office. You’re interested in joining us? Welcome, we’re happy you’re here!
If you join us, you will find…
A team with deep experience in co-designing solutions that create new value around the world. We know we need to always be better, and we believe in the power and abundance of everyday people, everywhere, to change the world with us.
A culture of radical accountability to our customers –as we help build a meaningful life for and with the displaced, we ask them what they want and then deliver on it.
Reporting to the Protection Lead, the The Livelihoods Technical Coordinator will be responsible for planning, coordinating, managing and monitoring the implementation of Livelihoods Programme activities to assist the achievement of the program overall objectives. He / she will ensure that the ALIGHT Livelihoods Programme delivers high-quality programming and builds on ongoing activities.

Key Duties & Responsibilities
• Provide overall technical leadership in developing and monitoring the implementation of ALIGHT Livelihoods Strategy and constantly push to maximize both value for livelihoods activities as well as innovation within the sector works.
• Contribute to proposal development in regard to Livelihoods, providing high quality and well researched elements to proposals when requested.
• Ensure a cross-sectoral approach for integrating Protection, WASH and MHPSS mainstreaming, and disaster risk reduction in Livelihoods program intervention across all sites.
• Provide leadership in planning and budgeting for the livelihoods sector at both Country and field level in line with Alight mission and financial management guidelines.
• Manage Livelihoods project budget at country level and ensures expenses are incurred in line with approved budget
• Establish and maintain productive working relationships with Local Government officials, Line departments, Refugee leaders, OPM, UNHCR and other Partners implementing livelihoods.
• Provide leadership in the support of creation of linkages, setting up IGAs, alternative livelihood options, business owners and financial skill development and expansion of good practices amongst the beneficiaries.
• Monitor livelihoods programme development / implementation and identify deviation from approved project plans and implement corrective measures when necessary to ensure that the partners meet the project objectives.
• In liaison with the Operations department, develop and monitor the implementation of the procurement plan for Livelihoods programme intervention.
• Provide technical support in identification, development and strengthening of partnerships relevant to the Livelihoods sector at both country and site level in line with ALIGHT Livelihoods Strategy and Alight procedures.
• Lead the process of reporting on the project progress for Livelihoods Intervention at country level through a Project Implementation Plan (PIP) on a periodical basis.
• Coordinate the identification of staff capacity gaps and technical assistance needs for capacity strengthening and required interventions to support quality project implementation.
• Contribute to capacity strengthening initiatives in Livelihoods markets programming for staff through helping develop learning and training strategies and agendas/curriculums, conducting trainings and workshops, and mentoring and coaching to staff.
• Provide leadership support to Livelihoods groups in the process of developing viable business, savings, and expenses plans, with heavy focus on integration of livelihoods activities in local markets, both refugee and host community, and, where relevant, regional markets;
• Lead the development and implementation of livelihoods assessments, rapid surveys, and provide insight on opportunities for livelihoods promotion which reflect local capacities, resources, and aspirations of beneficiaries.


Requirements
• Master’s degree in Agriculture, Agric-Business Management, Economics, Food Security or related field;
• At least 5 years work experience in Food Security and Livelihoods programming.
• Previous experience in providing technical assistance and developing successful Livelihoods proposals for external donor funding is required.
• Demonstrated application of technical principles and concepts in Markets and Agricultural Livelihoods, including cash and market-based programming, and microfinance, General knowledge of other related disciplines to ensure proper cross-sectoral approach.
• Experience in business development, project design and proposal development in Markets and Agricultural Livelihoods, including technical writing.
• Experience and skills in networking and relations with donors, peer organizations, and faith-based and civil society partners. Understanding of partnership principles.
• Proficient in MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Web Conferencing Applications, information and budget management systems, knowledge-sharing networks.

Application procedure

Use the link below to apply.
https://alight.hrmagic.co/careers/job?id=ODAy

Date Posted: 2022-04-29

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