WPE Skilling Officer job at International Rescue Committee
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Vacancy title:
WPE Skilling Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Management ]

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International Rescue Committee

Deadline of this Job:
Wednesday, July 10 2024 

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Yumbe, East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, June 26 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Job overview:
The Women’s Protection & Empowerment Skilling Officer support will lead skilling intervention at the Protection Houses (Females and Males) while providing extension services to the Women and Girls Safe spaces in the Zones as required by the supervisor. With direct supervision from the WPE
manager, the WPE skilling Officer will ensure that the goals and objectives of the projects are met in a timely and effective manner. Specific responsibilities include oversight of skilling program at the Protection houses and occasionally extension technical support to skilling activities at the WGSS in the different Zones within Bidibidi to the Persons of concern.

Duties And Responsibilities
• Create functional or decorative objects by hand, using a variety of methods and materials and also describes how this is done.
• Develop concepts or creative ideas for craft objects
• Set specifications for materials, dimensions, and finishes.
• Sketch or draw objects to be crafted
• Develop designs using specialized computer software
• Create prototypes or models of objects to be crafted.
• Fabricate patterns or templates to guide craft production including Cutting, shaping, fitting, join, mold, or otherwise process materials, using hand tools, power tools, and/or machinery.
• Select materials for use based on strength, color, texture, balance, weight, size, malleability and other characteristics
• Apply finishes to objects being crafted
• Research craft trends, venues, and customer buying patterns in order to inspire designs and marketing strategies.
• Develop product packaging, display and pricing strategies.
• Advertise products and work, using media such as internet advertising and brochures.
• Attend craft shows to market products
• Confer with customers to assess customer needs or obtain feedback.

Position reports to: WPE Program manager
Position directly supervises: None
Indirectly supervises: None
Indirect reporting: ERD Manager

Other Internal And/or External Contacts

Internal: Close coordination with IRC Protection, ERD,SC

External: Close collaboration with UNHCR, Partners collaborating with IRC at Protection Houses.

Standards For Professional Conduct
At IRC - we are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, respectful and safe work environment where all people are treated fairly, with dignity and respect. In keeping with our core values of Integrity, Service, Accountability and Equality, IRC strives to maintain a work environment built on mutual respect in which all individuals treat each other professionally, and free of bias, prejudice, and harassment.
We acknowledge and honor the fundamental value and dignity of all individuals. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and consider all applicants based on merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other human demographic.
Deadline for receiving applications is June 30th,2024
Due to the urgency of this position, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis

Minimum Qualifications:
• Diploma in Craftsmanship, crocheting, knitting, Beading from Vocational institutions certified by DIT, and UBTEB or an equivalent.
• DIT certification and or work pass out by Directorate of industrial training in Crafts making, crocheting, knitting.
• Experience of 3 to 5 years in Crafts making, crocheting, knitting.
• Must demonstrate practical applications of skills in crafts making, crocheting, knitting.
• Ability to Use Crafts, crocheting and Knitting machines (manual and Electronics equipment)
• Ability to make minor repairs in case of machine breakdown is an added advantage
• Basic knowledge in bakery of snacks is an added advantage.
• Must speak and write local arabics, English, Kakwa and Lugbara.
• Female candidates and persons with disability are encouraged to apply. IRC is an organization that offer equal opportunities during application processes.

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months:

Level of Education:
Associate Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Management jobs in Uganda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 10 July 2024
Duty Station: Yumbe
Posted: 26-06-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 26-06-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 26-06-2068
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