Capacity Building Officer Job Opportunities - National Association of Social Workers of Uganda (NASWU)


Organisation: National Association of Social Workers of Uganda (NASWU)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: National Coordinator

About US:
The National Association of Social Workers of Uganda (NASWU) is a professional body for Social Workers in Uganda. The Association aims at bringing together all Social Workers in Uganda to contribute to a better professional practice, favorable conditions of work for Social Workers and equitable national development and transformation. The overall aim of NASWU is to promote and facilitate Social Welfare and Social Development in Uganda
Under the Coordinating Comprehensive Care for Children (4 Children) a five-year, USAID-funded project implemented by a consortium of organizations led by CRS. NASWU supports systems and structures at country and regional levels to implement evidence-based interventions that protect against risk, interrupt cycles of vulnerability and build pathways to resilience leading to an AIDS Free Generation.

Job Summary: The Capacity Building Officer will implement NASWU’s capacity building strategy to reinforce social service provision in Uganda.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Develop and implement an integrated capacity building plan in consultation with the Coordinator and NASWU Advocacy and Technical wing
  • Develop, maintain, and intensify contacts with international and local institutions and trainers on issues related to strengthening the capacities of NASWU members
  • Identify appropriate institutions, training programs, workshops, conferences, and possible sites for study tours, exchange program, on-the-job training, and mentoring program
  • Identify capacity training needs and organise relevant trainings
  • Identify, develop and promote tools and guidelines for capacity building which helps NASWU mobilize members to achieve the best social service sector


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold a Bachelor’s in Social Work and Social Administration
  • Five years of progressive professional experience in a capacity building and training capacities.
  • Knowledgeable in devising and administering capacity building programs for institutions.
  • Proven experience of capacity building, learning theory and organizational development work in multinational settings in several capacity building areas
  • Ability to find and mobilize resources to support the capacity building work. 

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applicants should send their applications and updated CVs (Detailing responsibilities carried out in previous positions) and three referees via Email addressed to:

National Co-ordinator,
National Association of Social Workers of Uganda

Email to: naswu2014@gmail.com (Please indicate clearly on the application subject line the position applied for.)

NB: Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 20th April 2018 by 4:00pm

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