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Kampala, Uganda

Full-time

Deadline: 

February 29, 2024 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

Plan International started working in Uganda in 1992 to respond to the needs of children affected by a guerilla war in Luwero district.

Since then we have worked alongside communities on many different issues to improve millions of children’s lives.

Our work is aligned with the Global Goals, the African Union’s Agenda 2063 and Uganda’s second National Development Plan. Gender equality and the empowerment of girls and women are at the centre of our work.

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Technical Advisor, Youth Employment & Entrepreneurship job at Plan International

Job Description

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it’s girls who are most affected.

Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children. We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Technical Advisor, YEE is responsible for ensuring programme quality and gender transformative outcomes for programming and influencing in the area of creating opportunities for youth employment and entrepreneurship, in both development and humanitarian contexts and in line with Country Strategy and Global priorities.

  • The Advisor will lead on new programme design, actively support business development and ensure technical soundness of all programme design and program implementation for YEE.

  • The Advisor will actively represent Plan International Uganda in relevant technical working groups and other fora at National, Regional and International levels.

  • They will also work closely with Plan International’s global network of National Organisations, its Global and Regional Hubs, and the relevant technical network, to ensure Plan Uganda is well represented and is up to date with evolving policies and trends.

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Qualifications and Competencies


Knowledgeable:

  • A technical advisor should have a deep and broad understanding of the relevant technologies, tools, methodologies, and best practices in their field. They should also keep up with the latest trends and developments in the industry and be able to apply them to their work.


Communicative:

  • A technical advisor should be able to communicate effectively with different audiences, such as clients, stakeholders, developers, managers, and end-users. They should be able to explain complex technical concepts in simple and clear terms, as well as listen actively and empathetically to the needs and feedback of others.


Problem-solving:

  • A technical advisor should be able to identify, analyze, and solve technical problems in a systematic and logical way. They should also be able to anticipate potential risks and challenges and propose appropriate solutions or alternatives.


Collaborative:

  • A technical advisor should be able to work well with others in a team environment. They should be able to share their knowledge and expertise, as well as learn from others. They should also be respectful, supportive, and constructive in their interactions with others.


Creative:

  • A technical advisor should be able to think creatively and innovatively when designing or implementing technical solutions. They should be able to adapt to changing requirements and situations and come up with new ideas or approaches that meet the needs of the clients or projects.

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How to Apply

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