Thursday, August 3, 2017

Belgian Development Agency (BTC) Assistant Project Coordinator Job Vacancy in Kampala, Uganda

Organization: Belgian Development Agency (BTC) Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Monthly Salary Package: Between UGX 7,500,000 and UGX 8,600,000

About US:
The Belgian Development Agency, BTC, mobilises its resources and its expertise to eliminate poverty in the world. BTC contributes to the efforts of the international community and works towards a society that provides present and future generations with sufficient resources to build a sustainable and fair world. BTC currently supports more than 200 cooperation projects and programmes in 18 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. In the future, BTC’s efforts will focus on 14 partner countries as a result of a decision made by the Minister of Development Cooperation.

About Skilling Uganda:
BTC, the Belgian Development Agency supports the Ministry of Education & Sports to implement the Skilling Uganda (SSU) Project.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Contribute to the System Engineering of a PPP Strategy for BTVET: 50%
  • Tasked with the preparation of manuals and guidelines on PPP in BTVET Provide expertise to Sector Skills Councils and coordinate working groups;
  • Work closely with a wide range of public and private stakeholders Develop a capacity building strategy for the national and local (decentralized) partners of the Skilling Uganda -interventions, and supervise Capacity Building (CB) activities
  • Preparation of different Capacity Building instruments (Guidelines, Concepts, Manuals, etc.)

Operational Planning & Reporting: 30%
  • Oversee the compilation of quarterly progress and activity reports, and submit them for approval to the project manager and co-manager Contribute to the compilation of the project final report at the end of the project
  • Work closely with the regional project offices (Fort Portal, Moroto, Arua) Ensure when necessary the follow- up of administrative files in support of the project managers and under supervision of the International financial and administrative officer.

Monitoring and Evaluation: 20%
  • Actively contribute to benchmarking and data-gathering methodology for project monitoring Contribute to and exercise quality control of M&E reports Provide guidance and instruments and facilitate M&E

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a master’s degree in Social science, Education, Economics or Business Administration;
  • At least seven years of professional experience in development work;
  • At least four years’ experience in working for a bilateral or multilateral agency.
  • Previous exposure and experience in institutional change management, capacity building and the TVET sector
  • Relevant experience in M&E and / or reporting
  • Familiarity with project management
  • Soft skills such as to work in a team, to work autonomously

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should hand deliver an application letter, an updated CV (Resume) with copies of academic and professional certificates as well at least 3 (Three) recent referees with their contacts addressed to;

Human Resource Officer;
Plot 1B Lower Kololo Terrace,
P.O. Box 40131, Kampala, Uganda.

Deadline: 11th August 2017

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