The Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development (MGLSD) is the lead agency in the Social Development Sector and it focuses on management and coordination of programs and services for vulnerable groups, including Persons with Disabilities. Persons with Disabilities are marginalized and often excluded from benefits of development and are susceptible to exploitation and income shocks among other disadvantages.
As part of her mandate, MGLSD implements the National Special Grant for Persons with disabilities aimed at promoting economic empowerment and improved livelihood for persons with disabilities. The Guidelines on National Special Grants aim at creating a national guide on implementation of the grant in a simplified, transparent and inclusive manner whilst providing value for money (VfM) and the desired program learning through Monitoring and Evaluation.
The Ministry of Gender Labour and Social Development, invites applications from qualified Ugandans to fill the positions listed below;
Closing Date: All applications must be submitted before 12th August, 2021.
The Government of Uganda, through the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development with support of ILO is implementing Elimination of Child Labour in the Coffee and Tea Supply Chains Project. The Project is part of the regional ILO project of accelerating action for the elimination of child labour in supply chains in Africa” (ACCEL Africa) with particular focus on the specific supply chains, namely Cacao, Coffee, Cotton, Gold and Tea.
The project is building on lessons learnt from over 25 years of the International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour (IPEC) and overall ILO experience. The ACCEL project will work on: public policy and good governance; empowerment and representation, and partnership and knowledge sharing among global supply chain actors working in Africa
The Programme is funded by ILO and implemented in selected districts of Mbale, Buikwe, Kabarole, Kyenjonjo, Hoima, Bushenyi, and Jinja.
The Ministry of Gender Labour and Social Development is therefore seeking to recruit a contract staff to support the initial implementation of activities. The Programme Staff will be stationed at Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development.
Deadline for submission of applications is 28th May, 2021
JOB ADVERT: APPRENTICESHIP PILOT PROJECT
The Government of Uganda under the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development with the support from ILO is implementing the pilot of Apprenticeship Scheme in the Tourism and Hospitality sector for the unemployed / underemployed youth from Refugees and Host Communities of Isingiro and Arua district. The Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development with support of International Labour Organisation (ILO) is leading the implementation of the pilot project to skill Ugandans. The job details are as follows;
JOB ADVERT: YOUTH LIVELIHOOD PROGRAMME
The Government of Uganda is implementing the Youth Livelihood Programme (YLP) and under the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development (MGLSD). The main objective of the Programme is to empower the target youth to harness their socioeconomic potential and increase self-employment opportunities and income levels. The Programme provides revolving funds to finance small enterprises initiated by the groups of youth in various sectors of the economy. The Ministry of Gender Labour and Social Development, invites applications from qualified Ugandans to fill the vacant position of Driver. The job details are as follows;
JOB ADVERT: GREEN JOBS & FAIR LABOUR MARKET PROGRAMME
Government of Uganda through Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development is implementing the Green Jobs and Fair Labour Market Programme. The Ministry, invites applications from qualified Ugandans to fill vacant positions in the Programme Management Unit. The job details are as follows;
JOB ADVERT: EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES UNDER THE JOB-MATCHING ARRANGEMENT
The Internal Employment Unit under the Department of Employment Services was charged with the responsibility of placement of job seekers into active employment through the job matching services. One of the core responsibilities of the Unit is to engage with employers and the private sector, for purposes of increasing accessibility of decent jobs to the Uganda workforce.
In view of the above, the Ministry, in partnership with Victory Vision LTD has received a job order for matching of highly qualified Ugandans into the newly opened project for the re-development of one of Kampala’s markets into modern stalls.
Applications are therefore, invited from suitably qualified job seekers to fill up the positions below. Hand-deliver your CV, copy of National ID, LC1 letter and other accompanying documents to the Internal Employment unit, level 7 not later than 10th March 2020. Applications received after the closing date will not be considered for this opportunity. Applications should bear the title of post applied for.
JOB ADVERT: GREEN JOBS & FAIR LABOUR MARKET PROGRAMME
Government of Uganda through Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development is implementing Green Jobs & Fair Labour Market Programme. The programme is aimed at creation of green and decent employment, enhancement labour productivity, and reduction of poverty reduction. The programme targets both educated and uneducated women and youth. Overall, the programme contributes to reduction of the high levels of unemployment among educated and uneducated through:-
- promotion of workplace re-skilling and skilling for educated and un-educated;
- promotion of resource efficiency and social safeguards at workplaces;
- enhancement for the productivity of workers and enterprises
The components of the Programme are;
- Support to the Informal Sector Businesses (Jua-Kalis);
- Revitalization of Quality Apprenticeship and Volunteerism at workplaces;
- Roll-out Songhai Model – Uganda Green Incubation Programme (UGIP).
The Programme is being funded by GoU, UNDP and ILO with specific interventions. The Programme staff being recruited will supporting the implementation of Social Safeguards. The Ministry of Gender Labour and Social Development is therefore seeking to recruit short term contract to support the effective implementation of programme interventions. The Programme Staff will stationed at Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development.
The Ministry of Gender Labour and Social Development, invites applications from qualified Ugandans to fill vacant positions in the Technical Support Team of the Programmes.