Earn 26m Annually as Assistant Programme Coordinator Youth Internship Programme at Restless Development

Organisation: Restless
Reports to: Programme
Salary: UGX 26,416,800 Annual gross
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Development is an international non-profit organization which is embarking on
becoming the global banner carrier for youth-led development; demonstrating at
the grassroots and policy levels that young people can and must play a lead
role in development. Over the past five years, Restless Development has more
than tripled the size of its budgets and programmes, and has been repeatedly
cited as a model of best practice in youth-led development by the World Bank,
DFID, UNICEF and others.
About Youth Internship Programme:
Over the two
years, the Internship programme has equipped 150 young graduates (ages 23-30)
with employability, entrepreneurship and leadership skills combined with the
practical experience necessary to work, lead, and contribute to development efforts.
Job Summary:  The Assistant Programme Coordinator (APC) will
support our Youth Internship programme and our alumni network activities. The
APC will be responsible for the day-to-day delivery of the youth internship programme,
ensuring that all objectives are achieved. The incumbent will also take lead in
programme implementation, working closely with the Programme Manager and
Programme Officer. S/he will ensure regular support is provided to the young
people and host employers participating in the programme. S/he will also
monitor project progress, enabling timely reporting to donors.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Programme design & implementation: 50%
Deliver training events and coordinate exposure
The incumbent will plan and lead site visits to
employers to review the progress of each intern hosted, including discussion
and resolution of any challenges
The job holder will also plan and lead debrief at
the end of each cycle of internships with interns and host employers, including
career fair
Coordinate the documentation of a business case of
the internship programme
Steer the coordination of dissemination events to
share programme learning
Manage and provide direction to the coordination of
alumni network initiatives
Design and oversee ongoing career guidance and job
placement support for interns and alumni.
Monitoring & Reporting: 20%
Provide regular written and verbal reports tracking
progress against the work plan and implementation schedules
The job holder will also administer M&E tools
(e.g. KAP and follow-up surveys etc.) and support analysis of data collected to
ensure continual programme improvement
Technically support the coordination of the final
programme evaluations
Lead develop development of donor reports and unit
monthly progress reports
Financial Planning & Management: 15%
Manage and monitor the programme budget with support
of the Programme Manager and finance team
The incumbent will also ensure that all funds are
accounted for on time and accompanied by the required documentation enabling
accurate and timely reporting
Prepare and submit financial reports with support of
the Programme Manager and finance team
Uphold financial policy and procedure
Partnership Support: 10%
Build and strengthen effective working relationships
with programme stakeholders, in particular host employers and interns
Coordinate partnership events and activities to
raise the profile of the programme and secure leverage and other commitments of
Oversee the development and dissemination of
communication materials about the programme, including case studies and news
Other: 5%
Perform any other duties as required. Occasionally working on weekends
and holidays for which time off in lieu can be taken.
Qualifications, Skills and
The Restless Development Assistant Programme
Coordinator Youth Internship Programme should hold a Degree in relevant field
of study
At least two to three years’ experience in programme
design and implementation,  including
proven experience relating to youth livelihoods and employment
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Excellent numeracy skills, with experience in budget
Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to make
sound operational decisions quickly
Previous experience of developing and delivering
interactive training for young people
Past exposure and experience of mentoring and/or
providing career guidance to young people
Prior experience of compiling project reports for
external audiences, including donors and other stakeholders
Broad knowledge and understanding of contemporary development
issues, particularly those related to youth livelihoods and employment
Past experience of supporting youth volunteering,
internship and/ apprenticeship programmes is desired
Prior exposure of working in and/or engaging the
private sector will be an added advantage
Previous experience of working in a youthful,
multi-cultural environment is desired
Personal commitment to Restless Development’s
mission and values.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send a completed
application, form, download
and send it to: ugandajobs@restlessdevelopment.org, stating the
vacancy job title Uganda – APC Youth Internship Programme.
Deadline: 11th December 2015
by 5:30 pm (East Africa Time)
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