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Call for applications! Expert Facilitator, Kampala, Uganda


Job Title: Training Expert URIP (Urban Refugees Incubation Program)
Location: Kampala, Uganda
Expected Start: 15/08/19
Contract duration: Twelve month contract, up for renewal
Reporting to: Head of Mission 


URBAN REFUGEES (UR) is an international NGO aiming to improve the lives of urban refugees in the Global South. To do so, we: 

  • Supports refugee-led organisations to develop their capacity to organise, plan and advocate for themselves through our incubation program. This includes: technical assistance and training, support in governance, fundraising and communication mapping
  • Create and coordinate a network of NGOs, academics, refugee-led organisations and practitioners to help them share best practices and work together towards shared goals and 
  •  Advocate to change policies affecting urban refugees 

To learn more about our action, consult :

Objective of the position:

URBAN REFUGEES is currently seeking an experienced trainer to design learning methodologies and deliver training sessions on various subjects including project management, leadership,  communication, financial management, partnership creation and management and fundraising to 2 Refugee-Led Organizations (RLOs). 

The overall objective of this programme is to strengthen the capacities of refugee community leaders and volunteers thanks to the delivery of workshops and training sessions. It is estimated that each training will be provided to up to 20 persons from different backgrounds and with diverse level of understanding.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Design interactive learning methodologies on training modules such as Leadership , Community mobilization, Finance and accounting, Fundraising, External communications or Project management
  • Deliver trainings and workshops to beneficiaries (refugee leaders of communities) on those topics
  • Conduct short evaluations of each training session and document best practices in the toolkit
  • Ensure that the overall Program Plan is followed
  • Focal point for the refugee leaders on matters related to training logistics, agenda, materials…
  • Monitor progress of each RLOs and update monitoring and evaluation plan accordingly 
  • Participate in stakeholder meetings when necessary 
  • Other tasks may be asked 

Qualifications / Experience

The following qualifications and expertise are required for the position:

  • Expertise in training design and delivery
  • Extensive experience and demonstrated excellence in facilitating workshops and/or other types of trainings
  • Bachelor degree or higher in a relevant field such as Advanced Education or professional training
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and follow-through
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Excellent computer-based skills
  • Cultural sensitivity and ability to work with a multicultural team
  • Reliable, flexible, and able to work both autonomously and as a member of a team, proactively and with limited supervision
  • Fluency in English required, French desirable 
  • Understanding of refugees humanitarian context an asset


  • Uganda national  or person eligible to work in Uganda
  • Remuneration based on experience 

How to apply
Qualified candidates are requested to submit a cover letter indicating their expected salary and a CV  before 31st July 2019 via e-mail with the object “Training expert” at the address:

URBAN REFUGEES strongly encourages refugees, women and persons with disabilities to apply.

Our impact

  • 3700

    refugees have better access to education and livelihood opportunities

  • 40

    countries in which our partner NGOs are implementing solutions

  • 490

    refugee children benefit from mathematics, english, art and sports classes

  • 700

    women can now support their families

  • 650

    refugees have access to critical healthcare and safety information

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