Earn 4m monthly as Skills Development Fund Officer at Enabel

Development Fund Officer
Organization: Enabel 
Duty Station: Uganda
Salary Package: UGX 4,000,000 and UGX 4,500,000
About US:
Enabel (Belgian
development agency, formerly BTC), together with different Government
Ministries, are implementing the bilateral co-operation between Uganda &
Job Summary:  The Skills Development Fund Officer  will specifically be in charge of quality
implementation of skills development funds amongst the target grantees as well
as supporting and coordinating skills development work amongst the other Field
Coordinators In the SSU intervention in 4 target districts of Masindi, Hoima,
Kabarole and Kasese, in the Albertine Rwenzori region.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Fund Management
  • Ensure quality of the SDF grants in the Albertine Rwenzori region
    according to the Skills Development Fund (SDF) operational manual
  • Ensure compliance with the Grant Agreements concluded with the
    partners and effective management of Belgian public funds allocated under
    Program SSU
  • Ensure gender equity and social targeting of the SDF through active
    promotion of specific target windows of the SDF and monitoring of
    eligibility criteria
  • Support the other Field Coordinators in good planning,
    implementation, follow up and coaching of the target SDF grantees
  • Ensure that the grantees’ reporting requirements and deadlines are
    observed in accordance with the guidelines of the Grant Agreements
  • Conduct regular field visits to the target grantees to ensure
    compliance with the grant procedure as described in the grant agreements
  • Be a focal person for the‘ periodic grantees reports i.e. coordinate
    with the field coordinators to receive, review and validate the said
    technical reports
  • Ensure adequate follow-up of administrative and operational issues
    of the SDF in support of the field intervention managers and under
    supervision of the international Grant Expert
Coaching and
Promotion (30%)
  • Steer the promotion of the competitive SDF as an agent for change
    and innovation in Skills Development in the Albertine Rwenzori region
  • Coaching and supporting the private sector organisations and the
    BTVET institutions in Albertine Rwenzori region in introducing quality
    proposals in the framework of the fund, based on a sound identification of
    regional skills gaps
  • Support the setting up of a SDF knowledge sharing platform for BTVET
    & private sector stakeholders & contribute to high level
    discussions and scenario development around pooled funding for Skills
Capacity building,
Monitoring and Reporting (30%)
  • Support monitoring (including tracer studies) and supervision of the
    selected SDF partners & activities
  • Support the grantees’ capacity in general management and enabling
    those who need it to become autonomous and absorb the support that the
    SSU/SDF Program puts at their disposal
  • Support the grantees’ capacity in conducting qualitative skills
  • Compile regular SDF progress and activity reports and compile
    lessons learned from SDF supported activities
  • Contribute to the compilation of the periodic SSU regional and
    overall intervention performance reporting
  • Work closely together with:
  • The Field Coordinators in SDF planning, implementation, reporting
    and quality control amongst the target grantees
  • The Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant in providing regular SDF
    data on the SSU intervention indicators
  • The Regional Finance and Administration Officer to ensure proper SDF
    financial follow up, management and reporting as per the SDF manual

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in
    technical fields of Business Administration & Management; Social
    Sciences; Social Works and Social Administration; Population studies
  • Five years of good track record and practical experience in grants
    management for social development interventions
  • Relevant experience in facilitating co-operation between BTVET
    institutions and private sector stakeholders is an advantage
  • Experience working with/in the private sector Would be an advantage
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Soft skills such as to work in a team, yet work autonomously,
    organized and independent, etc.
  • ICT skills in MS Word, Excel, &Access, as well as Power Point,
    and Internet
  • Good communicator and facilitator
  • Work experience in International Development Organisations and
    Agencies in fields of Skills Development and Grants management
  • Ability to work under stressful conditions and having no objection
    to working overtime
  • Valid motorcycle riding license

How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested applicants should send their hard copy applications
including a cover letter, curriculum vitae (CV) of 4 pages maximum and copies
of relevant academic documents with names of at least 3 professional referees;
their emails and telephone contacts to:
The Human Resource
Enabel in Uganda,
Plot 1B Lower Kololo
Terrace P.O. Box 40131, Kampala.
Deadline: 30th November 2018
NB: Clearly
indicate in your application Letter the position(s) you are interested in.
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