FES Uganda Jobs – Young Leaders Training Program 2020

FES Uganda Jobs

Vacancy: Young Leaders Training Program (YLTP) – FES Uganda Jobs

Employer: Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES)

About us:

FES Uganda Jobs: The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Uganda office, invites suitably qualified candidates to apply for admission to the 2018 intake of the Young Leaders Training Program (YLTP). The YLTP is an initiative of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES). The goal of the program is to contribute to the development of political leadership among up-coming young women and men with the potential to become future leaders in Uganda.

About the Program.

The programme comprises of eight mostly policy- or issue-based modules, each lasting two days which will take place between February and October 2020. The training sessions consisting of lectures, workshops and participatory interactions will be conducted by external experts. The training is fully funded by FES.

1. Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Ugandan citizenship or proof of residency for non-citizens.
  • Aged between 18 and 30 years.
  • Have a minimum of “A” level education.
  • Have proven commitment to public affairs, community involvement or advocacy.

2. Each application must be accompanied by:

  • An updated and complete CV with three referees.
  • Copies of A’ level certificate or its equivalent and any other academic transcripts if applicable.
  • A letter of motivation for participation and future plans relating to the programme. (You should clearly state your expectations towards the programme and how you would use your acquired knowledge & skills to make an impact in society.)

3. Application Process

  • Deadline for application (online and hard copy) is Friday 30th August, 2019, 5:00PM.
  • Only complete applications will be considered.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and invited for interviews

Successful candidates are expected to attend all the training sessions. After successful participation in the programme, participants will receive a certificate of attendance. Women and PWDs are strongly encouraged to apply.

Online Applications should be sent to fes@fes-uganda.org ( Attached as one PDF document).

Applications in envelopes marked “FES – YLF intake IX” should be sent to:

Plot 5B, Acacia Avenue, Kololo, P O Box 3860 Kampala, Uganda.


Deadline: Friday 30th August, 2019, 5:00PM.

FES Uganda Jobs – Young Leaders Training Program

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  1. Dear Receiver; I was just wondering, if the programme really calls people between 18 to 30 years old. I am a senior citizen and would be interested in this job or as volunteer work.
    Kind tegards
    Ritva Leppänen

  2. I am a graduate in the field of Information Technology and Computing, I really have the interest for this training, I would wish to know the minimum qualification for the training, and if there shall be a chance of employemnt there after?.

    1. Hello Clifford,
      The minimum requirements are in job listing, Kindly re-read the text for clarity.
      We as Fresher Jobs Uganda cannot tell if the employer will give you jobs thereafter/ It is entirely upto them.

      Our job is to advertise.

  3. Me I have a certificate in hotel management under business and am a senior four leaver, please am i allowed to apply .

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