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Programme Officer

Show Abilities Uganda (SAU)

This is a Full-time position in Oyam posted December 28, 2021.

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# Job Description

Show Abilities Uganda SAU is an umbrella organization of Youth with
Disabilities that was established in 2003 and registered in 2019 to bring
together different categories of youth with disabilities including those with
mental, intellectual, sensory and physical impairments between 18-30 years of
age. SAU works in partnership with existing Organizations of Persons with
Disabilities to implement projects and programs in various areas of interest
to youth with Disabilities. With a Vision of having “A society inclusive of
Youth with Disabilities in Uganda”. SAU in partnership with Operational Days
work Denmark is implementing a project known as “Empowering Youth with
Disabilities as role models and increasing access to vocational skilling”.
This is a three year ongoing project running from Sept 2020 to Aug 2023 and It
is upon this background that SAU is seeking to recruit a competent and self-
motivated person to coordinate the project for next 12 months piloted in the
four Districts of Oyam, Sironko, Kampala and Mpigi.
The jobholder is responsible for the day-to-day implementation of the project
as shall be assigned by the Executive Director.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities
• Project Planning and development
• Coordinate the planning and implementation of
• the project activities.
• Liaise with Government officials and vocational training institutions to
ensure inclusion of youth with disabilities in Vocational training.
• Mobilise youth with disabilities and support them to enrol in the vocational
• Sensitise parents, care givers of Youth with disabilities and duty bearers
to support their children in accessing vocational training.
• Establish partnerships with government agencies like DIT and BTVET to
enhance their understanding on the needs of youth with disabilities for
effective inclusion in their programs Develop periodic work plans, budgets and
concept notes for activity implementation, and submit the accountabilities and
activity reports Make appropriate arrangements and prepare logistics for
meetings and activities both at district and National level.
• Collect and share relevant project information and data in accordance with
the project M&E framework. Support in the fundraising activities of the
Organization Participate in preparation content and conducting trainings
• Network with other organizations in the field of Youth/Youth with disability
empowerment both at District and National level Document lessons learnt and
success stories to facilitate learning and reflection processes.
• Prepare and submit monthly and bi-annual progress reports for the project.
• Support in monitoring and evaluation of project activities
• Other tasks and responsibilities
• Manage and support the Youth leaders
• Participate in the organisation’s key events and represent the organisation
in relevant fora. Preside over community, dialogues, sensitization meetings,
Support program wide progress and impact assessments. Provide technical
guidance, coaching and mentoring junior staff and volunteers.
• Ensure that resources under his/her care are properly deployed and utilised.

• Mobilise youth with disabilities to participate in SAU while being gender
and disability sensitive Undertake all necessary actions to protect and
promote the image and brand of SAU.
• Carry out own administrative functions including timely filing and the use
of Word for the production of own correspondences and reports.
• Writing project articles for publicity purposes.

Person Specifications
• Education Minimum of a Degree in social work and social administration,
Adult and community Education, Development studies, Community based
rehabilitation, education among others or any other related discipline in
• Technical Skills Proposal writing, Project planning, implementation, M&E,
administrative and coordination skills computer application skills excel
sheet, MS word and power point
• Experience in application of national and international instruments such as
SDGs, CRPD, Persons with disabilities Act to promote inclusion of youth with
disabilities in the development process. Experience in advocacy and good
understanding of Disability rights Experience in implementing similar projects
• Personal qualities Open to change, keen sense of ethics, integrity and
commitment to SAU’s mandate. Able to multi-task, work under pressure, ability
to work with minimum supervision, team player with positive attitude towards
realization of organizational goals.
• Interpersonal skills.
• Ability to effectively communicate with colleagues internally and
stakeholders externally Comfortable
• Interpersonal skills.
• Ability to effectively communicate with colleagues internally and
stakeholders externally Comfortable to work in a multi-cultural environment,
written and effective communication skills.

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Email:: [email protected]

Please note that, the suitable applicants must be fluent in one of the local
languages in the project target Districts is an added advantage. Persons with
Disabilities and women are encouraged to apply. How to apply: Qualified
candidates should submit their applications, copies of academic transcripts
and detailed CV including contact addresses of 2 referees electronically to,
**[email protected]** addressed to **the Executive Director Show
Abilities Uganda, P.O.Box 25693, Bukoto Kisasi RD-Kampala** not later than
14th January 2022. Hand delivered applications shall not be received because
of COVID 19 restrictions

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