US Non-profit Project Officer – Community Services Job Placement – Lutheran World Relief (LWR)



Organisation: Lutheran World
Relief (LWR)
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
Lutheran World
Relief is a US non-profit organization that works with local partners to
provide lasting solutions to poverty, injustice and human suffering. 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,
Adjumani, Katakwi, Sembabule, Kampala and Kamwenge Districts.
Job Summary: The Project
Officer – Community Services will be responsible for monitoring and supporting
all community-based activities, including all stages of the mapping exercise
and oversight and coordination of the Community Facilitators. The incumbent will
work closely with other unit staff to improve the proper operations and
management of Community Services in the camp. The incumbent will establish and
develop community structures with inclusive representation participants in
community structures to ensure they receive support and training, but are also encouraged
to take on social responsibility. As a minimum, this includes: (Refugee
leadership/Committee, Women’s Group, Youth Group, Refugee community outreach
workers)
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidate should preferably hold a University
Degree in human rights, social sciences, social work or related field
·        
At least three years of humanitarian work in deep
field locations
·        
Excellent analytical and communication skills
·        
Proven ability to work independently with guidelines
and clear expectations.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their E-mail
applications applicants to: recruitment@lwf.or.ug addressed to the Office of
Administration/Human Resources. The complete application must include the
following;
One page cover
letter, explaining the candidate’s suitability for the position
·        
Updated Curriculum vitae (CV): Please do not include
certificates for education, trainings, etc.
·        
List of three professional references (name, title,
relationship to applicant, telephone number, email address)
·        
Salary expectations and earliest date available
NB:
Only shortlisted candidates will
be contacted.
Deadline: 14th December, 2015
by 5:00 pm

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