Job Title: Learning & Documentation Officer (1 National Position)

Based in Kampala, Uganda (40 hours a week)

About the Job:

Reporting to the MERLA Manager, the Learning and Documentation Officer will support various activities related to documentation, learning, communication, and innovation under the We Can Work program. This includes documenting stories of change, facilitating brainstorming sessions, developing content for print and digital media, and supporting capacity building initiatives.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Behavioural Change Communication: Develop and manage content for print and digital media to promote disability inclusion.
  • Content Development: Create engaging content for WCW communications and audio-visual materials.
  • Co-creation and Brainstorming: Facilitate brainstorming sessions and “Think-Tank” activities around specified challenges.
  • Knowledge Products Development: Develop knowledge products, communication materials, and resource materials.
  • Capacity Building: Provide training to program team and partners on documenting change stories and best practices.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Social Sciences, International Relations, Development Studies, or related field. Post Graduate Diploma in M&E preferred.
  • Minimum three (3) years of professional experience in Monitoring and Evaluation or a similar role.
  • Experience in content development, program documentation, and digital communications.
  • Strong team player with analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience working with Organizations of Persons with Disabilities or mainstream organizations preferred.
  • Photography skills desired.

Others/Extra Details:

Job Application Procedure:

  • Follow the provided links to submit your profile and application documentation.
  • Complete both links provided to avoid automatic disqualification.
  • Applications should be addressed to the Human Resources Manager at Light for the World International.
  • Deadline for applications: 5.00pm (EAT) March 13, 2024.

What We Offer:

  • An opportunity to bring about change through an international development organization.
  • A growing profile and a dedicated team.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

  • Light for the World strives for inclusion and diversity.
  • Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
  • No money is required at any stage of recruitment.


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Note: Consider your application unsuccessful if not contacted within eight (8) weeks after the closing date. Lobbying at any stage will lead to automatic disqualification. By submitting your personal information, you consent to Light for the World holding and using it according to its recruitment policy.



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