Job Title:Zonal Livelihoods Facilitator
Land O’Lakes International Development seeks an experienced Zonal Livelihoods Facilitator. The Facilitator will provide technical support at the district level on economic strengthening activities for people living with HIV (PLHIV) on a USAID-funded program.
Please note that this position is wholly dependent upon USAID award and approval. Qualified Ugandan applicants are requested to submit CV as soon as possible, and no later than Friday, February 4th 2011 to uganda. firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the title of the position you are applying for as the subject of your email.
Qualified candidates will be contacted. No phone calls, please. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
The Facilitator will be responsible for following:
Implement activities to promote economic development among vulnerable households, including those with PLHIV and OVC, including supporting training in business development skills, cooperative management, and financial literacy;
Capacity building through training and monitoring of local CBOs and Government of Uganda agencies to strengthen livelihoods services and programming for HIV-affected households;
Help facilitate linkages with other economic development programs, international NGOs, private sector businesses, local CBOs, and government agencies;
Mobilize target beneficiaries and CBOs in support of program activities
Support reporting and monitoring and evaluation, assuring that reports are submitted in project formats.
Bachelor’s degree in international development, business administration, agricultural development, or public health related field.
Five years of experience implementing livelihoods and economic development programs required, with significant experience supporting diverse economic strengthening activities for OVC and PLHIV.
Significant experience supporting vulnerable populations with business development skills building, access to finance, and income generating activities.
Significant experience with income generation programs in multiple business sectors and agricultural value chains
Significant experience conducting trainings, training of trainers, and organizational capacity building
Significant experience in community mobilization in support of health and economic development programs.