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2 Fresher Graduation and Markets Officer Job Opportunities - Caritas International


Organisation: Caritas International
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.

Job Summary: The Graduation and Markets Officer will be tasked with overseeing the graduation of the market beneficiaries and the market systems development.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Planning, developing and implementing market development activities.
  • Coordinate, supervise, train and support the Literacy Trainers, Graduation Field Supervisors and Graduation Mentors.
  • Actively promote innovative services and facilitate linkages among market actors
  • Ensure appropriate and demand-driven training of market students.
  • Actively participate in identification and assessment of economic opportunities and resources, needs and potential activities as well as challenges.
  • Identify value-addition opportunities that strengthen economic opportunities, especially for young women and rural youth, in the livestock and agriculture sectors as identified by local and national government as well as independent market studies and needs assessments.
  • Advocate for the program to relevant stakeholders including local business owners, local representatives and community members
  • Identify, assess and develop networks and strategies for potential private, public and civil society sector partnerships. participate in developing and implementing technical and financial capacity building programmes for business
  • Tasked with mobilization of targeted youth to fully participate in the program for sustainability. Develop work plans and reports as per reporting schedule.
  • Monitor and evaluate progress of program activities.
  • Keenly analyze project implementation strategies to identify constraints to program success and provide timely recommendations.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Caritas Graduation and Markets Officer job must hold a Bachelor in Business Administration, Marketing, Commerce, Agribusiness, Economics or Development Studies with two years of experience’ in business or market/economic development or a diploma in Business Administration, Marketing, Commerce, Agribusiness, Economics or Development Studies with three years of experience in business or market/economic development.
  • Previous experience with market facilitation, supporting systemic change and promoting supporting services.
  • Excellent knowledge of a wide variety of market development tools and approaches.
  • Knowledge of the agricultural or livestock sectors is highly desirable.
  • Practical experience in working with small and medium sized companies in development
  • Strong communication and negotiating skills as well as business-minded.
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work with little or no supervision.
  • Sensitivity and diplomacy in working with socially disadvantaged communities.
  • Very good analytical and information management skills.
  • Keen attention to detail, ability to follow procedures and meet deadlines and work cooperatively with team members.
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Proven skills in riding a motorcycle and possession of a valid riding license.
  • Knowledge of Nga'Karimojong language is an added advantage.

How to Apply:
All qualified candidates should address and send their application letters, Curriculum Vitae and copies of relevant academic and work based certificates to:

The Chairperson, 
Caritas Moroto Diocese Commission, Moroto Diocese,
P.O. Box 46, Moroto – Uganda and submit to the Caritas Moroto Diocese Head Office in Moroto or the nearby Catholic parish within Moroto Diocese.

NOTE: Applicants should indicate their preferred duty station on their application letters. Please send your application letter, CV, copies of relevant academic and work based certificates as well as contact details of three (3) FORMER direct supervisors as references

Deadline: Monday, 7th May 2018

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