School Enterprise Challenge Fellow UK NGO Jobs – Teach A Man To Fish

 Job Title:    School Enterprise Challenge

Organisation: Teach A Man To Fish

Duty Station: 
Mukono, Uganda

Reports to: SEC
Programme Officer -Sustainability Pilot

Salary and benefits: UGX 770,000 gross salary per month, medical health insurance for staff +
1 dependent


About Teach A Man To Fish:

Teach A Man To Fish
is guided by a simple, all-encompassing mission: to empower young people with
the skills they need to succeed, in school, work, and life. We focus on
developing and emerging countries. This is done through supporting schools to
set up educational and profitable school businesses that provide real-life
hands-on training and experience for students. This empowers student
entrepreneurs with a critical workplace, entrepreneurship, and life skills and
mindsets so that they can leave school with the competencies to get a good job
or run their own successful business.


In our ambitious,
new, 5-year strategy, the organisation has set a goal for all programmes to
cover their direct costs by 2023. In 2021, Teach A Man To Fish Uganda will
launch an exciting pilot of a sustainable model for the School Enterprise
Challenge programme in Mukono district, whereby the costs of the programme will
be subsidised by fees collected from client schools. The pilot will test the
model and provide data and learning for a country-wide scale-up of a
sustainable approach to the delivery of this flagship programme.


About the SEC Fellowship

In 2021, Teach A Man
To Fish is launching an exciting one year fellowship programme in Mukono
District. This is a chance to join our team, learn about innovative approaches
to education and develop your skills in the field of international development.
The successful candidate will be given the opportunity to experience a variety
of areas of programme delivery and will receive mentoring from our management
team to develop their skills over. The Fellow will also be given training in
business planning and receive dedicated coaching and technical assistance to
develop a robust business plan for a personal business, with the chance to
receive a seed capital grant at the end of the one year fellowship. This is an
exciting opportunity to join a growing team delivering innovative, impactful
work supporting young people to develop skills for economic empowerment.


The objective of the role: The SEC Fellow will support the Sustainability Programme Officer to
deliver the sustainability pilot project activities in 45 Mukono Municipality
schools, including sales and marketing, organising events and providing follow
up support and monitoring to schools. This will be done whilst ensuring that
activities are conducted according to the agreed work plan and budget. This
position will be home-based in Mukono District and will require some travel to
Teach A Man To Fish’s head office in Kampala.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Programs: 80%     

the SEC Sustainability Programme Officer to deliver all project activities, including
sensitizations, training, monitoring, awards events

marketing activities with Mukono Municipality Authorities and targeted schools
and ensure sales targets are met.

regular visits to the 45 Mukono Schools at both steps one and two for monitoring
and supervision of SEC program activities.

delegated field activities according to the agreed project plan, budget, and
log frame

effective customer service and support Sustainability Programme Officer to
adapt programme activities in line with beneficiary feedback

all trackers are completed accurately and according to the agreed schedule.
Review for quality and flag trackers regularly to SEC Sustainability Programme

the SEC sustainability to establish a communication schedule to update
stakeholders including appropriate staff in the organization, implementation
partners and/stakeholders, and relevant working groups on the progress of the
SEC sustainability project

all comms activities in the 45 Mukono schools and ensure e-mails, SMS, phone
calls and WhatsApp communications delivered according to work plan, with
consistent accurate messaging.

with logistics for teacher training at steps one and two

Sustainability Programme Officer to organize and coordinate training,
sensitization, and marketing events to the agreed work plan, budget, and log

up with the schools to ensure that all their payments to the programme are
submitted within the agreed time frame

Finance &
Administration: 10%

SEC Sustainability to manage budget and deliver activities within budget limits

weekly financial requests and reconciliations submitted on time with 100%

Monitoring and
Evaluation: 10%         

MEAL Manager to deliver baseline and summative evaluations on time, to budget,
and quality standard

delivery of inspirational stories on time and to the quality standard


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: The successful applicant should have the
following qualifications, skills, experience, and capabilities:


in Education, Development, NGO management, Sales & Marketing, Business
Administration, Business or related field.

understanding of Uganda’s education system

of basic business concepts, including business planning and business management

to use common software packages including Word, Excel, Skype, E-mail

motivated, organized, and able to manage competing priorities on a tight

approach to problem solving

communication and negotiation skills

to work in a fast-paced environment as part of a small team

to travel by public transport and work flexibly

license and ability to ride a motorcycle

in English and Luganda

of Mukono District

criminal record (to be evidenced by a letter of good conduct from Interpol)



At least
one year of experience in a sales/marketing/programmes or related field in a
NGO or corporate entity

experience in business development, sales, and marketing

in teaching or training

working with profit-making education or child protection programmes in the
Uganda context

of the local language spoken in Mukono (Luganda)

in programme management, monitoring, and evaluation or similar


How to Apply:

All candidates
should please submit a maximum of 4 paged CV and a one-page cover letter
(combined into a single PDF document). Please be sure to clearly show in your
cover letter why you are interested in this job and what makes you the most
suitable candidate. Please also include your salary history. Completed
applications should be sent to with
“Application: SEC fellow – Sustainability Pilot” in the title of the email.


NB: Do
not attach academic documents at this point. Qualified female candidates and
persons with disabilities are particularly encouraged to apply.


Deadline: Friday 19th February 2021


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