2 Fresher Disability Inclusion Officer NGO Job Opportunities – Light for the World ~ Jobs in Uganda | Ugandan Jobline Jobs

 

Job Title:    Disability Inclusion Officer
(2 Fresher Jobs)

Organisation: Light for the World

Duty Station:  
Uganda

 

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:  

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

·       
Ensure
timely and quality implementation of project interventions against set targets.

·       
Ensure
maximum integration and synergies of the Project with other ongoing
interventions.

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

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

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

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

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

·       
Liaise
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.

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

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

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

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

·       
Demonstrated
experience in Saving groups methodology, livelihoods, microfinance and IGA
methodology

·       
Excellent
written and oral communication skills.

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

·       
Demonstrated
expertise in implementation of Livelihoods and Disability inclusion is desired.

·       
Good
facilitation skills are required.

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

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

·       
Ability
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.

 

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Here

 

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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