District Technical Officer -Economic Strengthening (01)

  • Post Date: July 18, 2016
  • Apply Before: July 19, 2030

District Technical Officer -Economic Strengthening (01)

  • Career Level Officer
  • Experience 5 Years
  • Gender Both
  • INDUSTRY Management
  • Qualification Bachelor Degree

Multi Community Based Development Initiative (MUCOBADI)

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Job Description


Multi Community Based Development Initiative is a local NGO founded in 2000 by Community Development Volunteers and currently working in 12 Districts of Bugiri,Tororo,Mayuge, Buikwe, Butaleja, Budaka, Bududa, Kitgum, Pader, Lamwo,Agago and Abim. MUCOBADI’s current programming focuses on Health, Rights and Social
Accountability, Livelihoods and WASH. In partnership with BANTWANA/World Education, MUCOBADI is implement a 5 years USAID – funded programme (Better Outcomes for Children and Youth in Eastern and Northern Uganda) and seeks to fill the following position;
District Technical Officer -Economic Strengthening (01)
Job Summary: Reporting to the Project Manager the Position Holder will be responsible for coordinating all project activities related to Result I (Orphaned and other vulnerable children, youth and their caregivers are better economically empowered to access core services) in the District to achieve the project Goal.
Contract period: One year renewable
Duty Station: Tororo District
Duties and responsibilities
  • Household Assessment (HAT) findings in the areas of livelihoods into specific households development plans that feed into the overall project approaches
  • Coordinate CBTs and Sub-county supervisors to identify households which need Temporary Consumption Support(TCS) and develop plan of action for support
  • Participate in the preparation of quarterly and annual implementation plans to ensure inclusion of socio-economic and livelihoods activities.
  • Coordinate all project staff to ensure the other Results thematic interventions
  • integrate households economic strengthening pathways and good practices.
  • Lead the process of second level capacity building/l trainings for all staff on VSLA+ and other economic strengthening initiatives.
  • Participate in the identification, selection and establishment of socio-economic strengthening support networks/linkages among Better outcomes targeted beneficiaries
  • Guide the identification and mapping of economic strengthening actors in the  project targeted communities for linkages.
  • Contribute to the development of monitoring systems, and carry out activities to collect, process and analyze data on agreed indicators
  • Prepare precise, analytical monitoring and quarterly reports
  • Establish and foster good relations with NGOs, community-based organizations,and government partners
  • Provide Technical support to staff in the field of Economic strengthening
  • Perform additional assignments and responsibilities as assigned or requested by supervision
Job requirement:
  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Micro-Finance, Social Sciences, Social Works and Social Administration, Public Administration,Education and Development Studies from a recognized University.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in managing/implementing OVC projects
  • Good knowledge and understanding of VSLA methodology and livelihoods empowerment approach
  • Clean criminal record.
  • Should be able to ride a motorcycle with a valid Class A permit
  • MUST be willing to settle within project area
Language Requirement:  Must be fluent in English language both written and oral communication. Knowledge of the local language is an added advantage.
Skills and Knowledge: Coordination, interpersonal skills, communication, writing skills and ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

Application Process:

Interested candidates can submit a 1 page cover letter and CV (Max 3 pages) to info@mucobadi.org or hand delivered/posted to:

Attn: Fin & Admin Manager

Multi Community Based Development Initiative (MUCOBADI)

P. O. Box 285, Bugiri, Uganda;

Plot 02, Ayazika Road, Ndebba Cell, Bugiri Town Council

(50m off Kampala-Tororo Highway)

Or Tororo Branch office(located within Tororo Hospital next to CDC laboratoryHub)

Telephone: +256-702166619 or +256772994981/256758123681

Deadline: 5:00pm on Friday, 22 nd July, 2016.

Please Note: MUCOBADI is an equal opportunity employer and is against any form of discrimination against PLHIVs, Women and PWDs and is committed to the safety and protection of children