3 Social Work Jobs – District Liaison Officer at Plan

Organisation: Plan International
Sub Regional Project
Gulu, Lira and Kitgum,
Founded 75 years ago, Plan
International is one of the oldest and largest children’s development
organizations in the world. We work in 50 developing countries across Africa,
Asia and the Americas to promote child rights and lilt millions of children out
of poverty. Plan’s vision is of a world in which all children realize their
‘full potential in societies that respect people’s rights and dignity. Plan is
independent, with no religious, political or governments/affiliations. 
Working in 50 developing
countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas. Plan aims to reach as many
children as possible, particularly those who are excluded or marginalized with
high quality programs that deliver long lasting benefits by increasing Its
Income, working In partnership with others and operating effectively. NU-HITES
(Northern Uganda Health Integration to Improve Services) is a USAID funded
project in northern Uganda to improve access lo I regular use of basic health
services and requires intensive monitoring and evaluation at many levels with
many stakeholders.
She/he will
serve as the project’s contact person between NU-HITES and the district in the
issuance of funds, monitoring and ensuring proper accountability in the
respective sub-region S/he will provide innovative ways to ensure timely
processing of funds required for NU-HITEs activities in the districts and
timely provision of accountability by the districts of the monies received. 
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Overseeing
    the monitoring and implementation of the compliance practices in line with
    PLAN USAID guidelines for all district related funding from NU-HITES
  • Responsible
    for payments during NU-HITES district supported activities and ensuring
    proper accountabilities are received for all funds advanced.
  • Carry
    out financial monitoring visits to strengthen Financial Management of
    NU-HITES supported activities by district stakeholders.
  • Follow
    up on nil requests, budgets and accountabilities from the different
    district partners and forward to the finance department on time.
Skills & Experience:
  • Bachelor’s
    degree in B.Com.,  B. Social Administration,
    or related fields
  • 2
    years relevant experience working with USAID or similar donor funded
  • Professional
    training on or experience with related field would be an added advantage
  • Knowledge
    and experience of working in the socio-economic and political context of
    northern Uganda
  • At
    least 2 years’ experience in district performance based funding projects
  • Demonstrable
    abilities in planning and coordination
  • Good
    communication, negotiation and mobilization skills
  • Excellent
    communication skills, both in written English and in face-to-face
to apply:
If interested in these job
vacancies, please visit kazijobs.com and search for it. Send only your CV
and cover letter with 3 work related referees to the address or e-mail below.
Please mark your application with the Position Name of the job you are applying
for. E-mails that exceed 2MB will be
rejected by the system. While we thank all applicants for your interest, only
those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead
to automatic disqualification. Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.
As a child centered development organization, Plan strives to ensure that
children are kept sale in all the areas we operate. The organization further
has a child protection policy that every staff is required to sign. Potential
candidates will be required to provide information confirming whether or not
they have ever been convicted of any child abuse crimes,
People Performance Group
Plot 8 Kitante Close, Kitante P.O. 8ox 12405, Kampala – Uganda
Friday, 17th May, 2013 at 5PM
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