Job Vacancies

The organization seeks to recruit a qualified and competent Resident Manager to play the overall managerial roles at the children’s village.

No. of Positions     One

Job location:          Masulita Children’s Village (Wakiso)

Reports to :            Head of Programs

Nature of appointment: Contractual Basis

Job Summary: The Resident Manager is to provide direction and oversight to the existing 3 units namely; children home, vocational centre and farm which are by, the Project Assistant MCV/ BEC, Vocational Principal & Farm Extension officer respectively.

Major duties and responsibilities;

  1. To coordinate the three integrated units of MCV so as deliver harmonized work plans and budgets that feed into UWESO’s program cycle & strategic plan.
  2. To provide managerial support to the Farm Manager, Vocational Principal and the Project Assistant/BEC so as to deliver inter-related results.
  3. To provide overall support supervision to all MCV activities.
  4. To coordinate MCV procurement, estates, assets and fleet management at MCV.
  5. To manage development and implementation of a fundraising strategy for MCV.
  6. To support monitoring, evaluation action research and learning as integrated unit to various interventions.
  7. To act as an overall spokesperson on behalf of the children’s village.

Minimum Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  1. Either a Bachelor’s degree in Child development, Social works & Social Administration or its equivalent with experience of 3years working in a reputable children’s home or a child focused NGO. Or a Diploma in related fields with a minimum of 7years’ working experience working in a reputable children’s home or a child focused NGO is required.
  2. Professional trainings in management & children’s welfare are required.
  3. Applicants should have good & reputable behaviours in regard to children or related fields and must be ready to stay at the children’s village.
  4. Must exhibit a high degree of integrity, morality and be a role model to the children.

Send soft copies of your Application letter, CV (max 3 pages) including names of 3 referees, copies of relevant Academic documents, and a working daytime telephone contact by email to jobs@uweso.org.

All email applications should be in a single PDF file of maximum size of 5MB.

Not later than 27th November 2017 at 3:00 pm.

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.