Program Officer NGO Jobs – Foundation for Community Development and Empowerment (FCDE)

Organisation: Global Health Corps (GHC)
Placement Organisation: Foundation for Community Development and
Empowerment (FCDE)
Duty Station: Uganda
Salary: Monthly Stipend of 550 dollars per month
About GHC:
Global Health Corps pairs intelligent and
passionate fellows with organizations that require new thinking and innovative
solutions. We provide these young leaders with the tools to remain connected
after their fellowship year finishes, deepening their ability to enact change
through heightened skills and strong partnerships. We currently place fellows
in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the United States, and Zambia.
About FCDE:
The Foundation for Community Development
and Empowerment (FCDE) collaborates with established community-based
organizations to increase their institutional capacity. Acting as a catalyst,
FCDE provides direct support to strengthen each partner organization’s efficacy
in the community and ensures that local voices direct development. Some of our
capacity building approaches include: conducting skill building workshops,
providing one-on-one support, placing interns with organizations, helping
conduct institutional self-assessments, grant making, assisting organizations
with identifying funding opportunities, and providing a localized resource
center for the community.
Job Summary: The Program Officer will render support
in developing, improving, and expanding the organization’s positive impact on
underserved communities by increasing the efficacy of the health programs of
FCDE’s community partners in Uganda.  The
Program Officer will also be responsible for technically supporting local
organizations to deliver quality services through planning, implementing,
monitoring, and evaluating programs and projects focusing on health and
HIV/AIDS programs.  The Program Officer
will render support in these three core areas;
Design and Implementation: Work closely with FCDE partner
organizations to design and implement innovative health and HIV/AIDS programs
and projects in line with new trends in the field
Monitoring and Evaluation: Support partners in designing, implementing,
monitoring and evaluation frameworks (including reporting and delivery) to
track impact of set goals, objectives and indicators for programs and projects
Fund Mobilization: Support partner organizations to
increase their capacity for fundraising through grant writing, marketing, and
sustainability planning
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
out assessments of partner organizations to identify gaps in programmatic
design and management of innovative programs/projects focused on health and
and disseminate information to partners on new trends of health and HIV/AIDS
issues; be an advocate for creative solutions and new ideas in the field
training and mentorship to partner organizations in the areas of designing,
implementing, monitoring, and evaluating health programs/projects in relation
to new trends; this includes developing project log frames, setting realistic
goals, objectives and indicators, designing tools for data collection, data
analysis, and interpreting and generating reports from the analyzed data
support partner organization’s fundraising efforts through identification of
potential funders, writing quality proposals, and marketing their stories
Qualifications, Skills and
ideal candidate for the Global Health Corps career opportunity should have keen
interest in organizational capacity building, especially in rural communities
knowledge of new trends in health and HIV/AIDS issues, or strong interest in
learning about them
ability to work in a team environment with self-sufficiency and self-motivation
experience with project planning and management, including monitoring and
proposal writing skills and experience
to undertake regular field visits to rural communities
with experience in advocacy have an added advantage
and facilitation skills desired; comfortable with public speaking
experience in partnership development is desired
ability to get things done and come in with an open mind, new ideas, and a
passion for global health
Job Terms and Conditions: Fellows will be provided with housing,
health insurance and a living stipend of $550/month. Additionally, fellows will
receive an award of $1500 upon successful completion of the fellowship year.
Flights to and from the placement site and all other costs associated with GHC
programming are included, including $600 in professional development funds.
FCDE will provide a full house for the fellows, which will be equipped with
individual rooms for each GHC fellow, a comfortable living space, a kitchen and
washroom. The house will be located less than two kilometers from the office in
Kasese, a peri-urban center.
The living stipend and completion award may be paid out in USD or local
currency, as determined by the placement organization.
How to Apply:
All applicants who desire to be placed by
the Global Health Corps in the aforementioned organization should express
interest by clearly following the instructions at the web page below.
Deadline: 2nd February, 2016

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