Entry Level Program Assistant Jobs – National Union of Women with Disabilities of Uganda (NUWODU)

Job Title:     Program Assistant
Organization: National Union
of Women with Disabilities of Uganda (NUWODU)
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
National Union of Women with Disabilities of Uganda (NUWODU) is an
indigenous women –led Disable Peoples Organization. It is an umbrella
Organization that was formed in 1999 with the overall purpose of bringing
together all categories of girls and women with disabilities including the
physically, sensory and mentally impaired women.
About Project:
NUWODU is planning to implement 3 year project of Promoting inclusive
participation and Livelihoods for women and girls with Disabilities in Busoga
Region. The project will be implemented in four districts of Kamuli, Luuka,
Buyende and Kaliro.
Job Summary: The Program
Assistant will be responsible for implementation of all activities in a timely
Key Duties and
Mobilize and form Groups of women and girls with
Disabilities and their households to benefit from the livelihood component
Collect data, document and report on women and
girls with disabilities
Build and strengthen institutions of women with
Disabilities’ Association at the district level to be functional and effective
including registration process where it warrants
Support the groups formed to come up with action
plans and guide them in the implementation
Mentor and train women and girls with
disabilities in life skills, human rights and gender issues
Report and document cases of violence,
discrimination against women and girls with Disabilities in the region
Coordinate with Government and other
stakeholders to address issues of women and girls with disabilities
Link the women with disability’s groups to
benefit from government programs and other programs available in the region
Work closely with sub county, district officials
and the partner to deliver the intervention
Prepare and submit timely activity, progress and
financial report to the immediate supervisor
Qualifications, Skills and
The Program Assistant must possess Diploma in
the following fields; Development Studies, Social Work and Administration,
Social Science, Adult and Community Psychology, Gender and Community
Development, Disability studies and other related Humanities from Reputable
Institutions. Bachelor’s degree in relevant field will be added advantage.
A minimum of two to three years working
experience in project management and Implementation, Report Writing, monitoring
and evaluation and resource mobilization
Knowledgeable in Gender and Disability issues
Previous experience in working with women and
persons with disabilities
Able to deliver results effectively with minimum
supervision, ability and willingness to learn
Able to document results, lessons and best
practices out of interventions
Excellent communication skills
Excellent track record in financial management,
accountability and reporting
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applicants should send a
motivation letter and detailed 2-3 page Curriculum Vitae with three
professional referees addressed and submitted by hand or via email to the
address below:
Chairperson Personnel Committee,
National Union of Women with Disabilities of Uganda
Plot 62, Ntinda Road Kampala -Next to Capital Shoppers Mall
P.O Box 24891Kampala- Uganda.
OR send via email to: nuwodu@gmail.com
NOTE:  NUWODU is an equal opportunity organization,
and qualified women and girls with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 6th September 2016 by
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