Technical Assistant Jobs – Norwegian Association of Disabled (NAD)



Job Title:     Technical Assistant
Organization: Norwegian Association of Disabled (NAD)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
The
Norwegian Association of Disabled (NAD) is an independent human rights and
advocacy organization of persons with disabilities based in Oslo, Norway. It
was established in 1931 and works with Disabled People’s Organizations (DPOs)
and Governments through existing local structures to facilitate sustainable
change for persons with disabilities. Since 2006, NAD, the Association of
Microfinance Institutions of Uganda (AMFIU) and the National Union of Disabled
Persons of Uganda (NUDIPU) have been working on Economic Empowerment for persons
with disabilities. The program is expanding and developing, with more poor
persons with disabilities accessing informal and formal financial services.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Norwegian
    Association of Disabled (NAD) Technical Assistant career opportunity
    should preferably hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Development Studies, Social
    Work, Human Rights, CBR, Community psychology, Education, Microfinance,
    Business / Economics and/or a related field from a recognized
    university/institution,
  • Possession of a Post Graduate qualification
    in Project Management or Microfinance with 
    experience in working with vulnerable persons is an added advantage.
  • Good team work building, coaching, use of
    participatory learning techniques
  • Past project work experience, result-based
    monitoring and evaluation
  • High degree of creativity, innovativeness,
    analytical problem solving
  • Proven ability to work independently, timely
    delivery on deadlines
  • Computer literacy skills with proficiency in
    Internet and Microsoft Office packages     
  • Good knowledge of financial planning and
    reporting
  • Excellent organizational skills and
    logistical planning management      
  • Lobbying, advocacy, partnership building and networking
    skills 
  • Proven capability to do community mobilization
    especially for rural-based development initiatives
  • Demonstrated ability to work with vulnerable
    groups especially persons with disabilities
  • Good presentation and verbal reporting
    skills.
  • Ability to address and appeal to a diverse
    audience         
  • Self-drive, ability to motivate, build
    capacity of implementing partners and influencing them to deliver positive          
  • Excellent communication skills, good English
    language skills (also writing)
How to Apply: 
All
suitably qualified and interested candidates should send the following:
  • An application letter (1- page): describe
    your skills and qualifications and why you are the right person for the
    job.
  • Updated CV (1-page): list key academic
    qualifications, work experience, personal information and day-time contact
    information.
  • References (1 page): list 3 references by
    name, title, organization and day-time contact information.
NB:  All
submitted documents should be in Arial font, size 12.
We shall only accept e-mail submissions of 3
pages.
Please
send your application with the E-mail subject field as “Application for EEP
Assistant”
and address to george.mukisa@nhf.no
Deadline: Monday, 29th February, 2016.

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