NGO Jobs – Family Tracing Officer at Invisible Children

Organization: Invisible
Duty station: Gulu, Uganda
Reports to: Counter-LRA
Programs Manager
About Invisible Children:
Invisible Children is a non-governmental organization dedicated to
bringing a permanent /1 end to the LRA war and improve the quality of Life of
LRA affected communities. Invisible Children, Regional Office seeks to recruit
a competent person as follows:
Job Summary: The family
tracing officer will support Invisible Children’s DDRRR department and to form
positive relations between Invisible Children, LRA defectors and their families.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Offer content to FM stations across the
    region by gathering defection messages from family members of current LRA
    members across northern Uganda
  • Take photos of returnees safely at home
    with their families for use on Invisible Children defection fliers and for
    external communications by IC HQ or other IC offices.
  • Provide family tracing support for key
    individuals within the LRA; establish a relationship with needed
    stakeholders and utilize them for defection messaging content
  • Work closely with the Invisible Children
    US communication team to highlight stories from returnees and from
    families with relatives still in LRA captivity
  • Use radio editing software to ensure that
    gathered messages are delivered to Invisible
  • Children Regional Office and FM partners
    ready for broadcasting
  • Spend at least 60% of working hours in the
    field tracing families and gathering messages.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual
    reports to be consolidated in IC periodic reports.
  • Perform any other duties as may be
    assigned from time to time by direct supervisor.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The candidate should have a Bachelor’s
    degree in Social Sciences or in communications related disciplines.
  • Excellent communications and analytical
    skills are essential
  • The job holder should possess three years
    prior experience in related assignments
  • Fluency in Luo is relevant to the
How to Apply:
All candidates should send their application letters accompanied with
detailed CVs and a one-page motivation letter to: Regional HR and Admin.
Manager – Invisible Children Regional Office Kampala office: Plot 24 Bazarabusa
Rise, Bugolobi Kampala, Uganda  Gulu
office: Plot 101 Acholi Road, Pece Gulu Or via Email: /
NB:  Only successful candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 20th September 2013
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