USAID Suluhu Project Jobs – Youth Development Manager at War Child Canada

Organization: War Child
Canada
Project Name: USAID Suluhu
Project
Reports to: Programmes
Manager
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
War Child
Canada is an international charity organization that works with war-affected
communities to help children reclaim their childhood through access to
education, opportunity and justice. In Uganda, through its Youth and Peace
Building Programs, War Child Canada builds refugee and Ugandan youth capacity
to live peaceful and productive lives. War Child Canada will now be
implementing the USAID funded programme Suluhu: promoting Cross Border Peace
Building through Youth Engagement in the refugee settlements of the West Nile
region and Kiryandongo. War Child Canada also implements SGBV prevention and
response programming, namely the BPRM funded program Safe from the Start.
Job Summary: The Youth
Development Manager will be responsible for leading the youth engagement
component of the Suluhu program for South Sudanese refugees and host
communities.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
The incumbent will mentor and supervise two youth
outreach officers and two training officers
·        
Develop work plans and ensure implementation is
meeting desired outputs and outcomes.
·        
Be well versed on Person to Person Methodology and
effective training modalities for youth
·        
The incumbent will also collect and maintain data
relevant to monitoring and evaluating the project and with the assistance of
the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, analyze and prepare reports on results.
·        
Develop and maintain strong knowledge management practice.
·        
Ensure child protection and gender equality are
mainstreamed across implementation.
·        
Perform any other related duties as shall be
assigned by War Child Canada Programmes Manager.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The Youth Development Manager should preferably hold
a university degree in community development, education, psychology, social
sciences or a related field.
·        
A minimum of three years of professional experience
working with communities, preferably refugees and youth.
·        
A year of management experience including holding a
budget and people leadership.
·        
This position requires an enthusiastic youth
engagement manager who is experienced in working in hard conditions, distance
managing and driving a program to strong results.
·        
Computer literacy skills i.e. working knowledge of
Excel, Word and Email applications.
·        
Excellent understanding of issues important to young
men and women affected by war.
·        
Excellent communication and negotiation skills
·        
Fluency in a local language relevant to listed field
locations and an excellent working knowledge of spoken and written English.
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send a detailed CV, cover letter
indicating clearly daytime telephone contact and active email address, photocopies
of relevant certificates (both professional and vocational) and contact
information of at least three professional referees. Please clearly indicate
position and location for which you are applying. War Child Canada encourages
applications from residents of project districts.
Interested
applicants should deliver ONLY hard copies of their Application Packages to any
of the following War Child Canada Offices:
·        
Kampala: 2nd
Floor, Plot 944 Ggaba Road, Kansanga.
·        
Adjumani: Pakele
·        
Arua: Rhino Camp
Refugee Settlement Yoro Base Camp.
·        
Gulu: Plot No. 9
Erinayo Oryema Road, Kanyagoga.
·        
Kiryandongo: Kanyadoli
Refugee Settlement RFM Base Camp, Bweyale.
Deadline: Friday, 23rd
October, 2015 by 5PM

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