5 Entry Level Field Supervisor Job Careers – Uganda Women’s Effort to Save Orphans (UWESO)

Job Title:        Field Supervisor (5 Job Careers)
Organization: Uganda Women’s Effort to Save Orphans (UWESO)
Duty Station: Mbale (3 Jobs) and Soroti (2 Jobs), Uganda
Reports to: Area Field Coordinator
About Us:
Women’s Effort to Save Orphans (UWESO) is a national non-government
organization which was founded in 1986 by Ugandan mothers committed to
providing relief aid to needy children left parentless by the civil turbulence
of the mid-1980’s and the HIV/AIDS pandemic.
About PROFIRA Project:
in partnership with Care International in Uganda and Government of Uganda plan
to reach out to 62,500 vulnerable households in 22 districts in Eastern Region
(i.e. Teso and Bugisu Sub Regions) through Livelihoods pathway over a three
year period (2016-2019). Creation of Community Savings and Credit Groups
(CSCGs), Business Skills Training and Financial Literacy Education are key interventions
of Project for Financial Inclusion in Rural Areas (PROFIRA) with funding from
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Actively promote the project to the community
  • Keenly monitor, coach and provide feedback to
    Field Agents (FAs)to develop their skills in CSCGs methodology
  • Ensure the quality of Community Savings and
    Credit Groups (CSCGs)  through
    regular field visits and spot checks
  • Organize and facilitate project events with
    local leaders, FAs and groups as needed
  • Keenly review data collection of forms and
    MIS reports and take action
  • Ensure timeliness and accuracy of agent
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants for the PROFIRA Project Field
    Supervisor career jobs must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Business
    Administration, Social work and any other related field
  • At least two years’ experience working with
    community-based projects
  • Previous experience with savings group
  • Prior experience in monitoring and
    supervision of the project team
  • Knowledge of the local socio-economic
  • Willingness to reside within the area of
    jurisdiction after appointment
  • Knowledge of VSLA Methodology is an added
  • Knowledge of local language(s) (Ateso, Kumam,
    Lugishu, Luganda, Lugwere, Samia, Japadhola and Kiswahili)
  • Ability and willingness to ride a motorcycle
    (Valid permit required )
  • Age: Above 25 years
How to Apply:
suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to send their softcopy applications
with an application letter, CV (Max 3 pages) including names of three
professional referees, Copies of relevant academic documents, salary history and
a daytime telephone contact addressed to:
Resource Officer,
Women’s Effort to Save Orphans,
2 Tagore Crescent, Kamwokya,
Box 8419, Kampala. Uganda
to: jobs@uweso.org. (All email applications should be in a single PDF file of
maximum size – 5MB)
Deadline:  12th
August 2016

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