Jobs at IREX International in Uganda - Training and Development Specialist

Job Title: Training and Development Specialist, Youth Empowerment and Development Initiative
General Information
Location: Uganda
Division: Education Programs Division
Reports To: Chief of Party

Position Summary
IREX is currently seeking a Training and Development Specialist for a Youth Empowerment and Development Initiative in Uganda. The program aims to address exploitative child labor among youth (15-18) by helping them to develop marketable skills to secure employment, and by supporting their engagement as leaders in their local communities.

This position is contingent on funding.

Eligibility: Ugandan citizens are encouraged to apply
Duties & Responsibilities
• Provide creative vision, technical design, and implementation oversight to the training and development component of this youth development program.
• Oversee and contribute technical input on youth development training; oversee and develop the creation of appropriate training curriculum for youth and youth-serving professionals.
• Support the formation of and activities for youth-serving organizations and networks.
• Ensure that activities and milestones are implemented on track and that deliverables are of high quality.
• Contribute to the development of annual plans, work plans, and reports.
• Manage project staff and implementing partners.
• Maintain effective working relationships with local partners and stakeholders, including government officials.
• Minimum of three years of experience in a leadership position responsible for developing livelihoods, training, and development interventions.
• Experience with the technical aspects related to the Applicant’s proposed strategy, including skills training, employment generation, entrepreneurship, alternative/additional income generation, youth employment, and social protection, as applicable.
• Experience in projects promoting leadership development.
• Understanding of youth empowerment and development issues.
• Experience working successfully with government agencies and private organizations engaged in promoting youth empowerment and development, including the provision of livelihoods and social services.
• Experience working with employers' organizations, trade unions, or other civil society organizations.
• Outstanding English communication skills, both written and oral

How to Apply:

Deadline: 16/08/2013


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