Capacity Building Coordinator NGO Careers – ADD International

Title:            Capacity Building Coordinator

Organisation: ADD

Duty Station: Kampala,

Reports to: Head
of Programmes

About US:

For over 32 years,
ADD International has been supporting some of the world’s most remarkable
disability activists working on the frontline of discrimination. We give them
and their organisations the tools and resources to build powerful movements for
change; and we make sure their voices are heard by global leaders and people
with the power to make real change. Based in the UK, we have 5 offices in East
Africa and Asia with a staff team of approximately 100 people.

Job Summary:  The Capacity Building Coordinator will mainly
lead the implementation of high quality, effective capacity building programmes
for ADD International – Uganda Programme.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

Support Capacity
Building of Disabled People’s Organisations and Partner Organisations (80%)

  • In collaboration with the Head of Programmes and Head of MEL,
    conduct capacity assessments for partner DPOs and disability inclusion
    assessments for partner organisations.
  • Based on these assessments, lead programme staff in the process of
    developing joint Capacity Building plans with DPOs and partner
    organisations, identifying ADD’s contributions to achieving agreed
    Capacity Building targets.
  • Ensure that the programme team maintains regular communication with
    DPOs on joint project implementation, reflection and learning,
    opportunities for engagement with powerholders, and other areas of mutual
  • Strengthen the capacity of ADD’s Programme team to deliver Capacity
    Building support to DPOs, identifying gaps and weaknesses, and providing
    training, mentoring, and management support as appropriate.

Support learning
processes (20%)

  • Support the Uganda ADD team members and staff of partner
    organisations to develop and carry out specific learning activities (as
    part of project planning/delivery) which produce evidence to support
    influencing and policy dialogue

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant must hold a Degree in Humanities, Social Sciences,
    Community or Development studies from a recognised University/Institute,
    or equivalent demonstrated knowledge and experience (specialism in one of
    ADD’s programme area is an added advantage)
  • Relevant Post-graduate Qualification, or equivalent demonstrated
    knowledge and experience Commitment to – and an understanding of – the
    Social Model of disability, the Convention on the Rights of Persons with
    disabilities (CRPD), and the rights-based approach to development
  • At least five years’ experience, at least three of which in a
    Manager/Co-ordinator role in Public Service/ a National or International
    Non-Governmental Organisation with duties related to capacity building.
  • Commitment to and understanding of gender sensitivity in programmes,
    including of issues related to violence against women and girls
  • Familiar with organisational capacity building processes/ Proven
    field experience of designing and delivering training.
  • Understanding of qualitative and quantitative MEL tools and
  • Possess excellent oral and written
    communication skills.
  • Proficiency use of Microsoft Office
    applications including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Awareness of the value of diversity and
    cultural difference
  • Demonstrate safeguarding ethics and

How to Apply:

applicants should send the following attachments by email:

  • Updated CV (max 3 pages)
  • Letter of motivation (max 2 pages), please state your current or
    most recent salary
  • The names contact numbers and addresses of 2 referees (please state
    if you are not happy for them to be contacted at this stage)

Please send your
application to: with a copy to

Deadline: 12th July 2019

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