Adult Education Specialist job at Finnish Refugee Council
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Vacancy title:
Adult Education Specialist

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Non-profits, Foundations & Philanthropists ]

Jobs at:

Finnish Refugee Council

Deadline of this Job:
Monday, April 15 2024 

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala, East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, March 12 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Attached to Country Programme

Purpose of the Role:
The role provides technical leadership and guidance in strengthening adult education expertise in the FRC Uganda country program, acts as adult education advocate and supports partnership building, networking and fundraising efforts. In addition, the position holder leads Access to Adult Education -project.

Technical support to strengthen adult education expertise in country program (50%)
• Contribute to organisation’s strategic objective of being an expert adult education operator and provide vision on how to achieve this.
• Introduce appropriate adult education and learning approaches for all projects in the country program.
• Strengthen the development, creation and use of teaching and training aids, including digital.

Advocacy, partnership development and networking in formal and informal education (25%)
• Keep updated on current trends and developments in formal and informal education in relation to refugee context to ensure program objectives and project implementation stays relevant.
• Liaise and establish connections with formal education and adult education actors at national and international level to learn, form networks and strengthen co-operation.
• Advocate for FRC’s adult education work within country and internationally.
• Support project concept note and proposal development.

Project management and monitoring (25%)
• Lead and coordinate Access to Adult Education -project implementation to ensure targets and objectives are achieved.
• Provide support to team in planning, monitoring, analysis of progress and identify corrective actions.
• Support M & E to arrange surveys and evaluations, and lead in data interpretation to improve projects’ quality and effectiveness, and data utilisation for program development and fundraising.

University degree in adult and community education / adult learning / education and teaching.
At least 5 years’ relevant, progressive experience in adult education, training material design and development, or in formal education combined with strong emphasis on adults.
Knowledge and experience on project management, monitoring and evaluation.
Proven experience in networking and advocacy work.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure

Email Application to  latest on Sunday 24th March 2024
Application and CVs Should be ONE PDF document and a maximum of 5 pages.
Include in your application letter:
• Mention in the subject line the position you are applying for.
• Include your gross salary request.
• Contact details (email and telephone) of 3 professional reference persons.
• DO NOT include copies of any certificates.

Only shortlisted candidates are contacted. If you do not hear from FRC by 15th April 2024, your application has not been successful.

Please note that FRC does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process.
FRC is committed to observing all local, national, and international laws that protect children, vulnerable adults, and basic human rights of all. FRC is committed to a policy of “zero tolerance for sexual exploitation, abuse, and harassment (SEAH)” and expects anyone who works for FRC to uphold protection and safeguarding as a priority.

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Job Info
Job Category: NGO - Non Government Organisation jobs in Uganda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Monday, April 15 2024 
Duty Station: Kampala
Posted: 12-03-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 12-03-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 12-03-2067
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