Careers Advisor NGO Career Jobs – BRAC International

Organisation: BRAC International
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
BRAC International is one of the world’s largest Non-Governmental Development Organizations, working in a number of countries in Africa and Asia on poverty alleviation Programs, is registered in Uganda as BRAC Uganda. The organization implements integrated development approach combining Education, Health, Agriculture, Livestock, Adolescent Empowerment and Microfinance.
About BRAC Uganda Scholarship Program:
BRAC Uganda in partnership with The MasterCard Foundation implements a national level secondary scholarship programme targeting academically talented yet economically marginalized young Ugandans. Over a period of eight years, the programme will enable 5,000 students to complete secondary school and transition into higher education.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The incumbent will explore scholarship opportunities for the scholars.
  • Provide on-going career information and education support services for scholars currently enrolled on the Programme.
  • Support the scholars to draw up action plans for subject choices at lower secondary and at the University transitional stage.
  • Support the management of institutional partnerships, organizing university recruitment fairs and admissions process, internship placements, entrepreneurial and employment initiatives, alumni led activities, etc.
  • The careers advisor will be responsible for regular reporting and analysis of various programme initiatives related to and specific to this function and role.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the BRAC International Careers Advisor job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in education, Social sciences or a related discipline.
  • At least five years’ experience in a similar position within the education or development sector especially postsecondary and tertiary institutions.
  • Possess extensive knowledge and understanding of education and youth programming
  • Ability to mentor and work with young people especially secondary students.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, good computer skills & effective interpersonal skills.
  • Previous experience working in a multicultural environment with diverse internal & external stakeholders.
All qualified and interested candidates should send their application letters, Curriculum Vita and copies of academic documents to hrd.uganda@brac.net. The Email should include the position applied for as subject of the Email. Applications should be addressed to; The Human Resource Manager, BRAC Uganda, P.O. Box 31817, Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: Sunday 18th February, 2018.


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