Team Leader Job – Finnish Refugee Council (FRC)

Job Title:  Team Leader

Organisation: Finnish Refugee Council (FRC)

Duty Station:  Isingiro, Uganda

Reports to: Project Manager

About US:

Finnish Refugee Council (FRC) is an NGO providing adult education and community development among refugees in Uganda since 1997 as an operational partner to OPM and UNHCR.

Job Summary:  The Adult Education Team Leader provides technical support for quality project implementation, reporting, monitoring & evaluation. Position has 3 to 5 Adult Education Officers to supervise in two locations: Nakivale and Kyaka II Refugee Settlements. Position holder also coordinates field level office administration, HR and logistics issues and support staff.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Project and Program Development

  • Advise and work with Project Manager to develop project implementation and M&E plans.
  • Ensure collaboration with other FRC projects at settlement level.
  • Include environment and resilience approaches, gender, disability, HIV, community and beneficiary involvement into adult education courses, in project implementation and monitoring.

Technical Advice and Support on Project Implementation

  • Provide technical support and advice to the field teams on planning, activity budgeting, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of adult education project activities.
  • Provide technical knowhow and expertise on remedial education, transfer of literacy skills and developmental literacy as pre-requisite for adult education among field teams and volunteer business skill facilitators and literacy and language instructors.
  • Explore techniques and approaches for adult learner support such as digital learning.
  • Keep up to date on developments in adult education sector and ensure that learning is incorporated into field activities and shared with other staff.
  • Review and contribute to development of training materials and topics.
  • Conduct regular field visits to review and report on training progress and impact, especially in relation to efficiency and effectiveness and to determine future development.
  • Provide feedback to field staff and management on key recommendations.

Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting

  • Ensure in cooperation with MEAL Specialist, that mechanisms are in place to measure and improve quality of the project, sharing best practises and transfer of technical skills to field staff.
  • Ensure the documentation and dissemination of lessons learned from the project.
  • Coordinate with MEAL Specialist the planning of and assist in needs and capacity assessments, baselines and impact / end line studies when necessary and relevant.
  • Support active monitoring & evaluation amongst field staff, collect and analyse data gathered.
  • Write, review and provide input on internal and external reports and other documents as needed.

Other duties

  • Assess field staff performance, plan and implement in house training as necessary.
  • Develop and implement other trainings as needed with staff and beneficiaries.
  • Actively represent the FRC on agreed forums and networks at settlement and district level.
  • Coordinate and provide guidance in procurement and support staff HR at field level.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Adult Education with strong experience in participatory methods.
  • At least three years of experience at team leader level.
  • Willingness to travel and live in rural project locations.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and achieve results.
  • Ability to use standard computing packages and basic M&E data tools.

How to Apply:

All interested and qualified should Email Application to frcugandaadmin@refugeecouncil.fi

Application and CVs should be ONE PDF 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.

Note:

  • Please quote the position you apply for in the subject line.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Do not email copies of certificates.
  • Please note that FRC does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process.

Deadline: 13th March 2023

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