World Vision Resilience and Livelihoods Technical Lead Jobs in Uganda

World Vision Resilience and Livelihoods Technical Lead Jobs in Uganda


World Vision International

World Vision is a humanitarian, development and advocacy organisation devoted to improving the lives of children, families and their communities around the world.

Our 42,000+ staff members working in more than 90 countries are united through our ethos, mission and shared desire for all individuals, especially children, to overcome poverty, inequality and injustice.

Here’s where you come in:

  • As Resilience and Livelihoods Technical Lead, WV Uganda, you will provide overall strategic leadership in the Resilience & Livelihoods sector, guiding relevant programming in both development and refugee contexts across Uganda.
  • Your will be a thought leader, driving continuous improvement in Resilience & Livelihoods programming through their technical expertise, facilitation of learning and innovation.
  • This leadership shall be seen both within World Vision and externally with other key stakeholders across Uganda, including representing World Vision as co-chair of the Refugee Livelihoods & Resilience Sector Working Group.

    Requirements include:
  • Education: post-graduate degree in development studies, economics or other relevant field is a requirement.
  • Technical skills: academic and/or direct programming experience and expertise in at least three of the following thematic areas is required: financial inclusion/micro-finance, climate smart agriculture, value chain development, small enterprise development, emergency livelihoods programming, cash-based programming.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in technical leadership and/or field-based programme management roles in
    Resilience & Livelihoods sector; including people management.
  • Experience in Uganda or similar contexts and working in refugee contexts.
  • Experience with relevant technical models such as Village Savings & Loans, Local Value Chain Development and Ultra-Poor Graduation Model.
  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 30% of the time.

    How to Apply:
  • World Vision is dedicated to our team members’ development and their success.
  • We aspire for all employees to be fulfilled through their work and their contributions to an organisation working to provide long-term sustainable solutions to the world’s most vulnerable people.
  • Find the full responsibilities and requirements for this position online and apply by the closing date 2nd January 2018.
  • Due to the number of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
  • For more information and job application details, see; World Vision Resilience and Livelihoods Technical Lead Jobs in Uganda

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