Norwegian Association of Disabled Regional Inclusive Education Adviser Jobs in Uganda

Norwegian Association of Disabled Regional Inclusive Education Adviser Jobs in Uganda

  • The Norwegian Disability Association is an organization of and for people with disabilities.

  • Our vision is a diverse society where people with disabilities have the same opportunities as others to live in line with their own desires, abilities and interests, and are able to fully contribute and participate.

  • In this job, you will be responsible for supporting partners at country level in their implementation of inclusive education projects.

  • This involves supporting their development of plans, budgets and reports, the identification and provision or facilitation of technical support needs.

  • It will also involve more directly supporting the implementation at country level in specific areas of work.

  • Importantly, you will be the NAD technical lead on developing and quality assuring a new and innovative approach to capacity building of Disabled People's Organizations (DPOs) on inclusive education, from national to grass roots level, in close collaboration with other stakeholders.

  • NAD will receive technical support from EENET in this process.

  • You will support the development and maintenance of a sound monitoring system, and will assist NAD Oslo in organizing quarterly steering committee meetings for the IE programme.

  • This position involves a wide range of tasks, and may include representing NAD in forums at regional and international levels.

  • The work will require travels to partner countries in the region.

    We Offer

  • Varied and challenging work in collaboration with network of passionate and knowledgeable colleagues

  • Five weeks of leave

  • An accessible work place with adjustments made if necessary, .

    We Would Like to Hear from You if You Are

  • Responsible, self-driven, creative and gets things done

  • A good
    and creative facilitator of participatory processes

  • A proactive problem-solver

  • Collaborates well with others

    We Want Someone Who Has

  • Relevant higher education within a relevant field, such as education, international development, political science or law (human and/or disability rights)

  • Relevant experience with similar work, including experience with project management, facilitation, capacity building, and engaging civil society.

  • Relevant personal experience living with a disability or other relevant experience from rights-based advocacy.

  • Experience managing donor-funded development projects, preferably experience being responsible for budgets

  • Experience coordinating complex projects involving many partners

  • Fluent in English, both verbal and in writing

  • A Ugandan national

    How to Apply

  • We would like the NAD regional IE Adviser to start as soon as possible.

  • NAD wants a society for all, where no one is discriminated.

  • We I therefore encourage anyone who is qualified to apply, regardless of age, gender, orientation, religious beliefs, disability, national or ethnic background.

  • We customize the workplace if you need it.

  • If qualifications are otherwise comparable, people with disabilities will be given priority.

  • If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact the IE Program Adviser, Elise Bjästad, on email

  • C.V and Application Letter to

  • with the title: “Uganda-Regional IE Adviser”

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