TVET Specialist Non-profit Careers – 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:
  • Provide technical assistance to the project on issues related to skills development and TVET.
  • Ensure job skills training and career guidance to the Scholars on the Programme.
  • Offer technical support in undertaking a comprehensive mapping, assessment of the identified TVET partner institutions to provide holistic TVET alternative education services to the scholars.
  • Provide supervision to TVET Institutions, local consultants, on short term collaboration consultancy and ensure well-coordinated delivery of component activities through effective and efficient planning and coordination.
  • Develop a framework for integrating skill development programs with local industry needs.
  • Support the application and registration of scholars into the TVET Program.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the BRAC International TVET Specialist 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 post- secondary & tertiary institutions
  • Broad 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.
  • 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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