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Business Support Assistant - Asset Creation And Livelihoods (ACL) Intern

Closing: Feb 10, 2022

12 days remaining

Published: Jan 13, 2022 (16 days ago)

Job Requirements

Education:

Bachelor's degree

Work experience:

6 months

Language skills:

English

Job Summary

Contract Type:

Full time, Fixed term

We are seeking a qualified graduates for the position of Business Support Assistant- Asset Creation and Livelihoods-Interns (3) , SSA3 to be based at Kyangwali, Isingiro and Kyenjojo Field Offices under the internship project. Selected candidates will be employed on Special Service Agreement (6 months).

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT

The World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide. We are currently seeking to fill internship positions under the WFP South West Area Office based at Kyangwali, Kyenjojo and Isingiro Field Offices. The Internship will be for an initial period of 6 months starting from 1st January 2022

JOB PURPOSE

The positions are based at the Field Offices (FO's) and report to the Monitoring Assistants or designates. The position holders will support the overall implementation of the Asset Creation and Livelihood interventions under the 3 FOs through undertaking and participation in all activities ranging from planning, implementation, monitoring, and reporting.

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND COMPENTENCIES

  • A recent graduate of a bachelor’s programme in Social Work Social Administration, Development studies, Agriculture, Environment Management, Project Planning and Management among others with at least a second class degree from a Recognised University.
  • Basic understanding of the livelihood programming
  • Good knowledge and understanding of the local communities
  • Good computer skills with knowledge of MS office applications
  • Good interpersonal and networking skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Ability to work with the most vulnerable communities including refugees
  • Highly flexible and willing to live and work in hard to reach areas
  • A team player who is able to work effectively in a diverse environment
  • Self motivated and ready to work with minimal supervision
  • A resident of the local Area (Should originate from the targeted local region (South West), born and staying in the region)


Responsibilities

We are seeking a qualified graduates for the position of Business Support Assistant- Asset Creation and Livelihoods-Interns (3) , SSA3 to be based at Kyangwali, Isingiro and Kyenjojo Field Offices under the internship project. Selected candidates will be employed on Special Service Agreement (6 months).

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT

The World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide. We are currently seeking to fill internship positions under the WFP South West Area Office based at Kyangwali, Kyenjojo and Isingiro Field Offices. The Internship will be for an initial period of 6 months starting from 1st January 2022

JOB PURPOSE

The positions are based at the Field Offices (FO's) and report to the Monitoring Assistants or designates. The position holders will support the overall implementation of the Asset Creation and Livelihood interventions under the 3 FOs through undertaking and participation in all activities ranging from planning, implementation, monitoring, and reporting.

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND COMPENTENCIES

  • A recent graduate of a bachelor’s programme in Social Work Social Administration, Development studies, Agriculture, Environment Management, Project Planning and Management among others with at least a second class degree from a Recognised University.
  • Basic understanding of the livelihood programming
  • Good knowledge and understanding of the local communities
  • Good computer skills with knowledge of MS office applications
  • Good interpersonal and networking skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Ability to work with the most vulnerable communities including refugees
  • Highly flexible and willing to live and work in hard to reach areas
  • A team player who is able to work effectively in a diverse environment
  • Self motivated and ready to work with minimal supervision
  • A resident of the local Area (Should originate from the targeted local region (South West), born and staying in the region)


KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (1/2)
  • Participate in the programme design and planning processes
  • In partnership with District Local Governments and OPM participate in the community sensitization and beneficiary selection process
  • Support project beneficiary profiling and registration exercises
  • Support the monitoring assistant in the overall monitoring of the ACL/livelihood activities in the refugee settlement and in the host community in collaboration with Government (OPM, DLG), UNHCR and other livelihood partners in the district using MODA
  • Strengthen internal and external programme integration
  • Support the district, OPM and sub counties in the implementation of the ACL activities
  • Working with the Sub County teams and OPM, maintain a record of attendance for all beneficiaries participating in ACL activities
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (2/2)
  • Support in the development of concept notes for activities and support in the processing of funds for activity implementation
  • Support in organizing and participate in joint support missions to the different project locations
  • Support in the program documentation maintaining both hard and soft copies of all relevant information
  • Working with the community engagement team support to document success stories/human interest stories emerging from program implementation
  • On a weekly and monthly basis submit to the Monitoring Assistant highlights of activities undertaken during the reporting period and any other important information for the attention of management
  • Support the monitoring and implementation of other programs such as the AMS/MKF activities
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor


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