Employment Promotion Officer Job – Enabel

Job Title:   Employment Promotion Officer (3 Jobs)

Organisation: Enabel

Duty Station:  Kampala, Jinja or Fort Portal, Uganda

About US:

Enabel is the Belgian development agency. It implements the Belgian governmental cooperation. The agency also implements actions for other national and international donors. With its Belgian and international partners, Enabel provides solutions to address urgent global challenges: Climate Change, Urbanisation, Human Mobility, Peace and Security, Social and Economic Inequalities and Global Citizenship. With 1,800 staff, Enabel manages about 150 projects in twenty countries, in Belgium, Africa and the Middle East.

Job Summary:  Enabel in Uganda is looking for passionate, dynamic individuals to fill 3 vacancies for Employment Promotion Officer based in Kampala, Busoga and the Albertine/Rwenzori region

The Employment Promotion Officer (s) will lead in mapping labour market intelligence systems and coordinating labour market actors for the project

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • You map existing labor market intelligence systems and/or platforms as well as the partners promoting them to enhance coordination, build synergies and reduce duplication.
  • You conduct a scoping study as well as consultative meetings organized both at national and field level in Rwenzori & Albertine and Busoga regions to identify major promoters of various platforms.
  • You coordinate skills and job matching of the actors of the project to ensure that the results of the project (outputs – outcomes) are achieved within the set execution deadline.
  • You facilitate the process of expanding access to employment opportunities, map key public and private firms/companies with clear potential to employ young people.

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Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate must hold a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Human Resources Management, Guidance and Counselling, or any other business-related fields.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management; Social Sciences, Vocational Studies; Education; Guidance and Counselling; Business Administration or related fields.
  • A minimum of five years of experience in employment support services like job matching in public or private sector organizations and networks;
  • At least two years of experience in capacity building, private sector development, career guidance, coaching or other employment support services
  • You have broad and in-depth understanding of the various aspects of international cooperation (context, challenges, strengths, partners, functioning, etc.);
  • Expertise in jobs and skills matching activities;
  • Good understanding of the key labour market actors and national and regional levels especially in Rwenzori Albertine, Busoga and metropolitan Kampala;
  • Demonstrated understanding of employment policies and issues with a focus of youth and young women;
  • Fluent understanding of project implementation data management, monitoring and evaluation;
  • Excellent understanding of the local economy and the local economic opportunities.
  • Basic knowledge of Start-Your-Business and Manage-Your-Business approaches
  • Expertise in developing and implementing mechanisms and interventions for enhanced youth livelihoods.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills allowing to interact and work with vulnerable youth and women, as well as private sector actors and other (high-level) stakeholders.
  • Creative thinking and being pro-active i.e. taking initiatives and responsibility at the same time
  • Good working knowledge of ICT technologies (related software, phone, email) and computer applications (e.g. MS Office).
  • Ability to work on own initiative as well as a member of a team
  • Ability to deal with people with tact and diplomacy
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment and to demonstrate gender sensitive and non-discriminatory behavior and attitudes
  • Fluent in English, with excellent reporting skills.
  • You commit to the vision, mission and values of Enabel https://www.enabel.be/content/enabel-vision-mission-values

NB: Only applications submitted via the above link will be considered. Qualified and experienced women are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply:

All candidates should submit their applications online at the link below(indicating your preferred duty location) with an updated CV (maximum 3 pages)

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Deadline: 10th March 2023 by 11:59pm

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