Programs Coordinator US Non-profit Careers - Akola Project

Organisation: Akola Project
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Country Director

About US:
Akola (she works) Project is a US founded non-profit, social business that empowers women by facilitating vocational training, employment opportunities, savings and loans associations, education programs, support groups and leadership development. Akola Academy is an educational program that incorporates participatory principles in developing empowerment and educational programs that are directly informed by our beneficiaries’ expressed needs. Akola Academy utilizes peer mentors to lead and encourage their peers as each member works to build the skills that will enable her to take leadership of her own development.

Job Summary: The Programs Coordinator- Akola Academy will be responsible for developing, coordinating, and facilitating empowerment programs and Akola Academy for all women’s groups. The incumbent will be managing all activities, staff, and members at Akola Project’s site in Pajule, Uganda

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should hold a four-year college or university Bachelor’s degree in International Relations, International Development or a related field.
  • Previous experience working in a cross-cultural development context (ideally within an African nation), including management of people and resources desired
  • Prior non-profit experience preferable
  • Professional experience in statistics and Excel data management and manipulation a plus
  • Professional experience in developing curriculum, administering training, or working in an educational context desired 
How to Apply:
All applicants should send their applications with the email subject line “Application: Programs Coordinator” to recruitment@akolaproject.org. Please include the following in your application;
  • Resume/CV with relevant work experience
  • Cover letter that outlines (1) Why you are interested in this position, Uganda, Akola Project, the mission and vision; (2) Relevant work experience for the position and why you believe you are the best candidate for the job. (3) Where you saw the position advertised/who referred you i.e. theugandanjobline.com website.
  • Contact information for two references: one personal and one professional.

Deadline: 28th July 2017


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