NGO Social Work Jobs – Project Officer at DSW

Job Title: Project
Officer
Organization: DSW (Deutshe
Stiftung Weltbevoloelkerung)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About DSW:
DSW (Deutshe Stiftung Weltbevoloelkerung) is an international
development and advocacy organisation with its headquarters in Hannover,
liaison offices in Berlin and Brussels and country offices in Uganda, Kenya,
Ethiopia and Tanzania. DSW’s primary goal is to help people free themselves
from poverty. For this purpose, we support integrated programs in sexual and
reproductive health and rights focusing on youth empowerment, advocacy and
capacity building of partners. For more information, please visit www.dsw.org.
Job Summary: The Project
Officer supports the department in successfully implementing its goals. He/she
will be responsible for developing, implementing and monitoring one o several
projects.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the development,
    implementation and monitoring of one of several areas / projects within the
    department
  • Responsible for the budget of the projects
    under their scope
  • Support senior management in preparing
    strategic recommendations
  • Support senior management or National
    Department Manager in preparing regular repots according to DSW guidelines
    and procedures.
  • Represent DSW towards external stakeholders
    in areas of responsibility like being member of working groups, reference person
    for parliamentarians
  • Offer technical support and training to
    staff members and other partners.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by
    superiors
Qualification Skills and
Experience:
  • The applicant should
    hold a Bachelor’s degree
    in Social Sciences, Project Planning, Development Studies or related
    discipline.
  • Fluency in English (oral and written) with
    at least 2 local languages from eastern Ugandan districts of Jinja,
    Kamuli, Busia and Tororo.
  • Excellent communication
    skills
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Three years working
    experience in a relevant field.
  • Experience in
    community mobilisation and implementing SBGV projects.
  • Good facilitation
    and presentation skills
  • Ability to manage
    social cultural dynamics
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their Job
Applications with detailed CVs and motivation letters with the reference
“Project Officer” to: jobs@dswuganda.org or through post to DSW, P.O Box 33900,
Kampala, Uganda o hand deliver to Plot 17, Naziba Close, Lubowa, Kampala,
Uganda.
Deadline: 8th
November, 2013

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