2 Fresher Disability Inclusion Officer NGO Job Opportunities – Light for the World


Job Title:    Disability Inclusion Officer
(2 Fresher Jobs)

Organisation: Light for the World

Duty Station:  


About US:

Light for the World
is a global disability & development organization, breaking down barriers
to enrich society and unlock the potential in all of us. Light for the World
(LFTW) is an international disability and development organisation whose vision
is an inclusive society where no one is left behind. We enable crucial eye
health services and help empower people with disabilities in some of the
poorest regions of the world.


Job Summary: Reporting
to the Programmes Manager, the Disability Inclusion Officer will support the
WeAreAble! Programme to ensure full inclusion of persons with disabilities in
all programme interventions. The WeAreAble! Programme aims at influencing laws,
policies, practices and norms for improved food security by engaging public
authorities, men, women and youth with disabilities and other exclused groups.
It is a multi-country programme and in Uganda the programme will be implemented
in Arua, Yumbe, Nwoya and Omoro.


The Disability
Inclusion Officer will be responsible for programme activities to be delivered
on time, to the required quality standards, and meeting both programmatic and
financial targets. S/he manages relationships with a wide range of groups,
including consortium partners, Disability Inclusion Facilitators, Organisations
of Persons with Disabilities, Local Government Actors and all project
stakeholders. The Disability Inclusion Officer is also responsible for managing
the work of Disability Inclusion Facilitators, allocating and utilizing
resources in an efficient manner. The Disability Inclusion Officer is an expert
in project implementation and partnership management and has strong affinity
with disability inclusion. He/ she has further experience with facilitation
field implementation and building synergy among implementing partners


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

the project in development of project annual work plans and budgets.

timely and quality implementation of project interventions against set targets.

maximum integration and synergies of the Project with other ongoing

the activities of the Disability Inclusion Facilitators and provide coaching
and support where needed.

with, and provide updates on progress to, project stakeholders/management and
promotes disability inclusive practices.

timely and accurate monthly management, quarterly, semi/annual reports and
other reports as needed or requested in line with project timelines

and guide the project’s implementation of work plan, M&E processes and
budgets in line with agreed targets and standards.

appropriate filing and availability of documentation of project information as
required for internal and external communications, accountability, audits, and
evaluation purposes and reporting.

with the local government and other partners in regard to disability inclusive
project implementation and opportunities, leveraging their resources with
LFTW’s to improve sustainability.

and represent LFTW in key partner engagements and technical working forums at
district level.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

ideal candidate must hold a University Degree in field relating to humanitarian
and development work, program management or a relatable field

years of experience working in Non-Governmental Organization, ideally focused
on implementation of projects in a consortium and through sub-grantees

experience in Saving groups methodology, livelihoods, microfinance and IGA

written and oral communication skills.

understanding of project management best practices, including planning,
budgeting, and stakeholder management.

expertise in implementation of Livelihoods and Disability inclusion is desired.

facilitation skills are required.

knowledge and understanding of participatory methodologies for project design,
implementation and evaluation.

great initiative and be able to work well in a team and independently.

to work independently and produce timely and high-quality results


How to Apply:

All candidate should
apply online at the link below with a complete CV and a letter of motivation
are important parts of this. Please let us know why you would like to join our
team and why you consider yourself suitable.




Deadline: 26th February 2021


NB: We
are an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage people with
disabilities to apply for this position. Only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted for an interview.


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