NGO Jobs - Project Officer Livelihood Katakwi & Kitgum Sub Programs at Lutheran World Federation (LWF)


Organisation: Lutheran World Federation (LWF)
Duty Station: Uganda

About LWF:
The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) Uganda Program is part of the Lutheran World Federation Department for World Service (LWF-DWS), an international humanitarian and development agency. LWF Uganda works to reduce people’s vulnerability, supporting them to realize their potential, to build on their assets, and to respond to their own problems and needs. LWF Uganda currently has five areas of operation in Pader, Kitgum, Katakwi, Sembabule, Kampala and Kamwenge Districts.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Carry out participatory needs assessments, identify appropriate livelihood interventions to increase incomes for the local community and reduce poverty in the target areas;
  • Implement relevant Village Savings and Loaning (VSL) activities in local communities with emphasis on promoting group development through support, coaching, mentoring, regular feedback and identification of investment needs and opportunities;
  • Ensure planning and smooth implementation of farmer field schools
  • Assist in meetings and trainings with stake holders and target groups in the settlement;
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
  • A Bachelors Degree in Agricultural Studies or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working in livelihoods or income generating projects preferably with an NGO in a refugee/IDP setting;
  • A keen understanding of business and rural development issues including farmer field school approaches with skills or training rural economy is crucial to this position;
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize multiple tasks while working as part of a team, good planning and organizational skills coupled with problem solving capabilities, hands-on community mobilization skills, a strong selfstarter with ability to take initiative are highly desirable for this position; 
How to Apply:
All candidates should send their applications with detailed CVs  including email address and telephone contacts of 3 referees, one of whom must be your supervisor in your current/former employment to:
The Administrator/Human Resource Manager, Lutheran World Federation, Plot 1401, Ggaba, Road next to Quality Hill P. O. Box 5827, Kampala, Uganda
Or e-mailed to: recruitment@lwf.or.ug

Find details of the Key Duties and responsibilities of the vacancies above on our Website: www.lwf.or.ug

Deadline: Friday, 5th July, 2013

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