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VSLA Officer x2 to Adult Education Project

Finnish Refugee Council (FRC)

This is a Full-time position in Adjumani posted March 16, 2022.

VSLA Officer x2 to Adult Education Project Jobs in Finnish Refugee Council (FRC) Adjumani vacancies in Adjumani at Finnish Refugee Council (FRC)

# Job Description

Finnish Refugee Council FRC is an INGO promoting adult education and
community development among refugees since 1997 as an operational partner to
UNHCR and OPM. FRC is here by seeking suitably qualified and hardworking
Ugandans to fill the following positions.

Position VSLA Officer
Vacancies 2
Contract type Fixed term
Location Kyangwali Refugee Settlement – Kikube 1 Vacancy
Ayilo Refugee Settlement – Adjumani 1 Vacancy
Reports To Livelihood Specialist / Project Manager

Job Purpose:
The key purpose of the job is to develop, promote and implement activities
related to saving and loan groups at community level. The VSLA Officer is part
of “Enhanced Livelihood Opportunity through Climate-Smart Agriculture”
-project but provides technical support to other projects.

Key tasks:
• Identify technical capacity and challenges of beneficiaries’ skills and
knowledge on VSLA and income generation activities, and plan & implement
appropriate trainings.
• Facilitate establishment of village and saving loan groups among
• Train beneficiaries on VSLA methodology – including group governance and
leadership, and rapid appraisal of income generating activities.
• Provide guidance and advice on running the community VSLA groups.
• Track progress of VSLA groups and keep records.
• Facilitate data collection, compile reports.
• Link VSLA groups with other skill training such as literacy, financial
literacy, life skills.
• Link VSLA members to economic development and income generating activities.

Qualifications and competencies:
• Bachelor’s degree in Entrepreneurship, Business management, Rural
Development or similar.
• 3 years’ professional work experience in VSLA, IGA or business promotion.
• Willingness to travel and live in rural project locations.
• Experience working with non-governmental organisations and local
• Ability to use standard computing packages.
• Knowledge of languages spoken by refugees is an added advantage.
• Riding skill is a MUST with valid riding licence.

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Email:: [email protected]

Email Application to **[email protected]** by 23rd March 2022
Application and CVs Should be one document and a maximum of 5 pages Include in
your application letter:

• Gross salary request,
• Contact details email and telephone of 3 professional reference persons.

Please quote the Position and Location in the subject line
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
Do not email copies of certificates.

If you do not hear from FRC by end of April, your application has not been

VSLA Officer x2 to Adult Education Project Jobs in Finnish Refugee Council (FRC) Adjumani vacancies in Adjumani at Finnish Refugee Council (FRC)

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