Job Title: Applied Learning Officer, Uganda
Closing Date: Tuesday, 31 July 2012
Key Responsibilities: -Review the current Applied Learning Strategy and come up with simple and clear plan with specific action for its implementation - Develop or strengthen the Business Development tools/methods and ensure their effective use for promoting IIRR products and services in Uganda and in the region - Work with IIRR communications team to effectively use the IIRR website and social media to effectively market IIRR products and services. -Work with Applied Learning teams to improve on our services for our client's satisfaction. -Lead or participate in Applied Learning assignments (based on competence) such as CMDRR, Climate Change Adaptation, IWM, PPM & E, Advocacy, etc This position will involve developing responses to TORs, designing program materials, delivery of assignment and reporting. -Maintain effective external relations with partner agencies, national and government officials, media and general public -Secure adequate funding from Applied Learning to boost country program revenues -Ensure all Applied Learning reports are of high standard and submitted on time -Coordinate comprehensive and systematic documentation of lessons, best practices and ensure sharing the same for the promotion of IIRR -Supervise and guide the Applied Learning team in Uganda -Initiative customized trainings, technical consultancies, publications and study missions are stepped up. -Establish net work of alumni and IIRR friends to help in promoting the various services of IIRR. -Conduct periodic market survey (formal and informal) and Gather feedback to inform IIRR management to make necessary adjustments. -Set up marketing and promotion/involvement systems and recruitment targets with all program staff and monitor its implementation. Essential Qualifications: -At Least a Bachelor's Degree in development studies, or organizational Business development or any other related field of study. -A minimum of 3 years experience working in an international development NGO, with strong business development and management. 2 -Skills in facilitation of adult learning -Proven management ability, including ability to motivate and develop skills of others. -Good networking and marketing skills -Ability to work under pressure and go the extra mile to meet required deadlines -Strong communication, problem solving and analytical skills
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (The knowledge, skills and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience, or on-the-job training) Other Competencies/Abilities/Skills Required -Excellent communication and report writing skills -Excellent business management skills -Strong analytical skills -Computer skills (MS Office, Publisher etc) -Good presentation and facilitation skills -Strong negotiation skills (a) Relevant Job Experience At least three years relevant experience.
How to apply:
Candidates should submit (1) a letter of interest; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) contact information (telephone, email); and (4) three letters of references with address and contact email/phone numbers not later than 31 st July 2012 to: firstname.lastname@example.org with copies to: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline: 31st July 2012