World Vision Uganda Jobs - Project Officer – Education


Reports to: Project Manager
Project: Wol Area Recovery Programme
Organisation: World Vision Uganda
Location:  Kalongo, Uganda

Job Summary: To implement all project activities in the designated sub-county/ area and promote adoption of recommended education management practice in line with Government of Uganda (GoU) and World Vision Uganda (WVU) policies.

About World Vision:
World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Governmental Organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice in over 40 districts of Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.” World Vision Uganda is seeking to hire qualified persons to fill the following positions.

Major Duties & Responsibilities:
·         Supervise and monitor construction work and compile required relevant documents ensuring quality implementation of education enhancement projects in Northern Uganda in line with the standards addressing the particular response.
·         Participate in community mobilizations, meetings and community trainings (training of SMC/PTAand school health clubs) as to ensure full participation of beneficiary communities in design, sitting and maintenance of education infrastructures.
·         Effectively network with local government structures and any other agencies undertaking activities in the target community and ensure that such activities are well integrated with World Vision Uganda and community activities to promote sustainability and ownership of interventions in planning and implementation.
·         Facilitate effective monitoring, documentation and reporting in compliance with agreed standards
·         Ensure appropriate education materials are purchased and construction process of infrastructure under the project are adhered to as stipulated in the contract agreement
·         Complete monthly work plans and monthly reports in alignment with the Humanitarian Emergency Affairs (HEA) frame work.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·         Degree in Social Work & Social Administration, Education, Development studies, or related field
·         Three years or more experience in education management programs
·         Relevant teamwork experience and good interpersonal skills
·         Good command of written English with experience in donor reporting
·         Self motivated with excellent time management skills.
·         Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities

How to Apply:
Qualified candidates may submit their application and complete Curriculum Vitae, via email to wvujobs@wvi.org.  Kindly indicate the post title in the subject line when applying by email.
Note: All applications must be sent by email and addressed to the People & Culture Manager
(Qualified Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply)
We do appreciate your interest in working with us. However, only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 14th November, 2012

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