2 Fresher Project Officer NGO Jobs - Straight Talk Foundation (STF)

Organisation: Straight Talk Foundation (STF)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Centre Coordinator

About Us:
Straight Talk Foundation is an indigenous health communications NGO operating nationally in Uganda through the provision of quality behaviour change programs. Straight Talk Foundation (STF) is a Ugandan health communication NGO registered in 1997. Straight Talk Foundation has existing opportunities available on three of its new projects that include;
·         The Irish AID Bursary Program in Karamoja, that seeks to benefit bright but disadvantaged children.
·         The Better Life for Girls, a UNFPA funded project to improve health and wellbeing of adolescents especially girls in the Karamoja sub-region.
·         Prevention of AIDS in Communities of Karamoja (PACK), funded by the Irish AID.

Job Summary: The Project Officer will support the Centre Coordinator in the coordination of the implementation of project operations in line with STF approved plans and policies.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The applicant for the Straight Talk Foundation Project Officer vacancy should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Humanities. Post graduate training in Counseling is an added advantage.
·         At least two years of relevant working experience in HIV & AIDS counseling, sexual and reproductive health as well as provision of youth friendly services preferably in an NGO.
·         High levels of integrity and commitment.
·         Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.
·         Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching.
·         Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.
·         Excellent time management and planning capacity.
·         Broad knowledge of approaches and techniques for mobilisation, sensitization and working with communities.
·         Working knowledge of youth participation, training approaches for children, youth and adults.
·         Broad knowledge of HIV prevention.
·         Approaches and techniques of guidance and counseling.
·         Ability to develop and communicate messages on sexuality and reproductive health (including HIV & AIDS) for different age groups and communities.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applicants should send an updated CV, Cover letter and academic documents to:

The Manager Human Resource & Administration,
Straight Talk Foundation,
Plot 4 Acacia Avenue,
P.O. Box 22366, Kampala. Uganda

Or Send via E-mail to: straighttalkjobs@gmail.com

Deadline: 11th November 2016

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