Several Fresher SILC Officer NGO Jobs – Caritas International

Job Title:          SILC Officer (Several Fresher
Organisation: Caritas
Ref No: CKD/NUYOK/2018
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Livelihoods
Programmes Manager
About US:
Caritas International is a
confederation of 16 Catholic relief, development and social service
organisations operating in over 200 countries and territories worldwide.
Collectively and individually their claimed mission is to work to build a
better world, especially for the poor and oppressed. The first Caritas
organisation was established by Lorenz Werthmann on 9 November 1897 in Germany.
About NUYOK Program:
Caritas Kotido Diocese is part
of a consortium led by Catholic Relief Services (CRS) to run a five-year Food
for Peace (FFP) USAID funded program called NUYOK to build resilience to shocks,
enhance livelihoods and improve food security and nutrition for vulnerable
rural families in three districts of Karamoja viz: Abim, Nakapiripirit and
Napak – which are home to 406,880 people living in an estimated 58,126
households. Caritas Kotido Diocese through support from CRS will implement the
activities of NUYOK Programme in Abim District.
Job Summary: The SILC
Officers will be responsible for overseeing and providing technical support to
all relevant SILC activities implemented by Caritas Kotido Diocese within each
of their respective sub counties within the district. They will also oversee
the 5 SILC Supervisors in the district sub-counties
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Support
    the coordination and monitoring of SILC activities at the field level,
    ensuring implementation schedules are met as per the detailed activity
    plan, and that adherence to systems for quality project implementation are
  • Manage
    community mobilization for SILC including field agent selection process
    and self-selection process for the establishment of SILC groups
  • Liaise
    with various community stakeholders and mobilize them to ensure full involvement
    of community leaders, community representatives, and local government
    representatives in the overall implementation and improvement of project
  • Responsible
    for training and oversight of field agents on SILC methodology, responsibilities,
    and group mentorship
  • Monitor
    progress of SILC groups through regular structured visits, provide ongoing
    support to field agents who take over the facilitation of SILC groups.
  • Coordinate
    communication and facilitate information sharing among the project team,
    implementing partners, and project beneficiaries at the community level to
    assist local partners in strengthening the community interest, involvement
    and support networks.
  • Coordinate,
    monitor, and report on volunteer activities and maintain good records.
  • Compile
    data provided at the community level as per project requirements and contribute
    to the preparation of reports.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Business administration,
    Bachelor of Commerce and/or microfinance.
  • Two
    to five years of work experience in community development and
  • Computer
  • Observation,
    active listening and analysis skills with ability to make sound judgment
  • Good
    interpersonal skills and the ability to interact effectively with diverse
  • Proactive,
    results-oriented and service-oriented
  • Ability
    to communicate in the local dialect of Abim.
  • Possession
    of a valid riding license is a must.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should send their application letters, Curriculum Vitae,
certified academic (transcripts & certificates) and other relevant work
experience documents to;
The Secretary SSD Board,
Kotido Catholic Diocese,
P.O Box 55, Kotido -Uganda.
OR to;
The Parish Priest,
Abim Catholic Parish,
P.O. Box 55, Kotido – Uganda
  • Only
    shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
  • Canvassing
    for support will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • Ensure
    your academic documents are certified before submission of your
Deadline: 16th
February 2018
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