Capacity Building Specialist EUTF Project Jobs – Associazione Centro Aiuti Volontari (ACAV)


Job Title:    Capacity Building Specialist

Organization:  Associazione Centro Aiuti
Volontari (ACAV)

Duty Station:  


About US:

Associazione Centro
Aiuti Volontari (ACAV) is an international non-profit organisation whose
mission is to promote international solidarity for equitable and compatible
development in the world so as to reach a balance between poor and rich social
realities. Its cooperation projects for development are based on the values of
sustainability, transparency, respect, accountability and reciprocity. ACAV
operates according to the principles of equality, non-discrimination and
impartiality by adopting the same approach towards all individuals and
institutions with whom it interacts.


About EUTF Project:

ACAV has been awarded
a 3-year grant by European Union Emergency Trust Fund to address the irregular
migration and displacement of people in Africa (EUTF) to finance the
implementation of the action titled “Technical Assistance to Koboko
Municipality to implement CRRF (Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework):
Inclusive Urban Development and Mobility in Koboko, Uganda.”


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

Degree in Education, Economics, Social Sciences, Development Studies,
Statistics, Public Administration, Public Health or a related field. Required.

degree or equivalent qualification in the above fields is preferred. Additional
and relevant qualifications in the related fields is an added advantage.

At least
five years of direct work experience for a Master’s degree holder and eight (8)
years for a Bachelor’s Degree holder in a senior or expert position related to
capacity building in busy organizations or government is required.

experience of working in a multi sectoral humanitarian and development nexus
with organizations and government is highly desirable.

with the project area or West Nile sub region including fluency in one or more
of the local languages spoken in Koboko will be an asset.

ability to design capacity building strategies based on clear needs
identification and understanding of the operating context and experience of
local governments and CBOs/CSOs.

experience in designing and managing capacity building programs for local
governments and NGOs to improve quality, efficiency, effectiveness and sustainability
in service delivery is desirable.

experience of implementing projects funded by the European Union is desirable.

skills in delivering multi-sectoral capacity building trainings in conflict
sensitive and multicultural environment.

Must be
results-oriented and a good team player able to collaborate with diverse

possess excellent communication skills

Be a
person of integrity, high degree of discretion and confidentiality

inter-personal, negotiation and problem-solving skills

time management to handle multiple tasks, priorities and meet deadlines.

level proficiency in MS Office is a MUST. Knowledge of information management
systems such as ODK, Kobo, Collect, Activity Info, etc. is an added advantage

planning and programme management skills

and flexibility to occasionally work outside of regular working hours is a

work attitude and ability to work under high pressure


Desirable Criteria

experience of working on project funded by the European Union.

work experience in project and programmes dealing with forced migration (i.e.
Refugees, IDPs, Returnees).

work experience in the project area or West Nile, Uganda is an added value.

in one or more of the local languages spoken in Koboko and West Nile, Uganda is
an asset.

to start work by November once considered.


How to Apply:

All interested
applicants who meet the above requirements for the positions advertised shall
submit their application accompanied with:

or cover letter.

curriculum vitae.

of academic testimonials and other credentials

of three professional and reputable referees

address, email and reliable day time telephone contacts


Address your
applications to:


Human Resource

Associazione Centro
Aiuti Volontari (ACAV),

Plot 94, Moyo Road,
Koboko Municipal Council,

P.O. Box 126, Koboko
– Uganda


Applications can be
delivered to ACAV Koboko Office or via e-mail at


Deadline: 2nd November 2020 by 5:00pm.


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