Recruitment Officer NGO Jobs – Teach For Uganda

Job Title:    Recruitment Officer

Organisation: Teach
For Uganda

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to:
Head of Fellow Recruitment and Marketing

 

About US:

At Teach For Uganda
(TFU), we believe that every child in Uganda regardless of their socioeconomic
background deserves an opportunity of an excellent education. Our mission is to
build a movement of diverse and capable leaders who will work to end education
inequity in our country. We recruit, train and place top university graduates
and young professionals in high need primary schools across Uganda to serve as
full-time teachers committed to transforming the education outcomes of
less-privileged children through significantly improving their achievements and
aspirations in a 2-year teaching fellowship.

 

As a young,
non-profit organization working towards achieving an ambitious goal in a

challenging
environment, we are looking for an exceptional individual who embodies our core
values, is self-driven, honest, a strategic thinker, detail oriented and has a
knack for numbers to add to our dynamic staff and help fulfill our mission.

 

Job Summary:  Our recruitment department seeks a highly
motivated, creative, persuasive individual to support recruitment, selection
and matriculation of fellowship applicants into our innovative fellowship
program. You must be able to build relationships at Ugandan universities, and
with other relevant stakeholders. You will adopt a sales and marketing approach
to compel talented individuals to apply to the TFU Teaching As Leadership
Fellowship Program, and build a movement at campuses to ensure that Teach for
Uganda successfully matriculates its third cohort of 56 excellent fellows.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Stakeholder
Engagement (40%)

·       
Establish,
foster and maintain added-value relationships with important networks at

·       
assigned
universities – including lecturers, staff, student leadership, cultural
societies

·       
and
campus-based student volunteers – through clear communication plans which

·       
engage
key stakeholders with Teach For Uganda’s vision.

·       
Identify
and empower campus ambassadors to support our campus recruitment efforts

·       
in order
to achieve our recruitment goals.

·       
Execute
on the set recruitment goals and drive all partners – including campus-based

·       
student
volunteers – towards achieving them.

Campus Engagement
(30%)

·       
Build a
strong brand on campus for Teach For Uganda – expertly and knowledgeably

·       
promoting
the Teaching As Leadership Fellowship Program to all students, finalists, and

·       
recent
graduates from assigned universities.

·       
Identify
key talent at assigned universities and youth organizations and influence good

·       
quality
candidates to engage with Teach For Uganda’s vision.

·       
Build a
Teach For Uganda movement across first and second year talent pools at target

·       
universities
to ensure sustainable future growth of the organization.

·       
Coordinate
resources for assigned universities and maintain detailed records of campus

·       
activity.

·       
Cultivate
potential talent and incoming participants through events, regular telephone

·       
calls
and meetings.

·       
Maintain
candidate contact throughout the recruitment process, and update records of

·       
contact
made with prospective candidates.

·       
Support
the Head of Recruitment to build a sense of community within the incoming

·       
cohort
through events and relationship management.

Marketing and
Branding (30%)

·       
Lead and
execute sections of the recruitment campaign to achieve ambitious application

·       
targets.

·       
Execute
marketing strategies designed to influence public perception of the TFU brand.

·       
Organize
and/or support effective execution of recruitment events by providing
logistical

·       
coordination
and conducting attractive publicity campaigns.

·       
Provide
administrative support including, but not limited to: conducting relevant

·       
research;
tracking all aspects of campaign progress and maintaining all databases.

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in any relevant field of study
from a reputable university in Uganda

·       
Experience
in marketing and sales is preferable

·       
Exceptional
relationship-building skills – the ability to establish effective working

·       
relationships
with people of all working styles, backgrounds, industry-experience, etc.

·       
Persuasive
communication skills, compelling presentation skills and the ability to

·       
articulate
our vision passionately.

·       
Creativity
and innovation to devise solutions to effectively market the Teaching As

·       
Leadership
Fellowship Program

·       
Collaborative
nature as well as ability to work independently to meet deadlines

·       
Results-driven
and goal-oriented approach with a drive to exceed aspirational targets

·       
Ability
to analyze data, draw accurate conclusions and devise/implement solutions

·       
Strong
organizational skills and the ability to assess, prioritize and manage a varied

·       
workload

·       
Self-starter
with initiative, confidence, drive, and flexibility to deal with unexpected

·       
situations
or last-minute changes in a dynamic organization

·       
Ability
to effectively use various social media platforms to engage a large audience

·       
Knowledge
and experience of Ugandan university structure, calendar, organization.

 

TFU Competencies
(for all TFU Staff):

We want you to apply
if you:

·       
Put
Children First at the center of everything you do.

·       
Possess
a Sense of Responsibility and invest above and beyond what’s expected of you

·       
Have the
quest to Continuously Learn

·       
Exercise
Humility and Respect for all

·       
Are able
to exercise Teamwork

 

How to Apply:

Please email your
resume and a one-page cover letter to jobs@teachforuganda.org

 

Please indicate the
position applied for in the subject line of your email. Your cover letter
should be no longer than one page and should answer the following questions:

·       
Why are
you interested in Teach For Uganda?

·       
Your
goal is to get 500 talented graduates to apply for the TFU fellowship by April
2021.

 

Design a recruitment
strategy that will enable you to achieve that goal.

 

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