22 August 2016

Program Associate NGO Career Jobs - National Organization of Peer Educators (NOPE)

Job Title:     Program Associate
Organization: National Organization of Peer Educators (NOPE)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Programs Manager

About US:
The National Organization of Peer Educators (NOPE) Uganda is an affiliate of National Organization of Peer Educators which is a regional Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) with its headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya. NOPE Uganda was registered on 2nd August 2013 and currently implements public health and social development programs among Inadequately Served Populations (ISPs) including Young Persons Living with HIV (YPLHIV), Youth in Schools (Including Primary Schools, Colleges and Universities), Youth Out of School, vulnerable populations including young women and girls (10-24 years), truckers and sex workers.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         The Program Associate will in charge of implementing, Monitoring and reporting on the assigned projects
·         Responsible for mobilizing the various stakeholders necessary for implementing the projects
·         Offering support to other staff to ensure that the reports from the projects are complete and of good quality as stipulated in the documents of engagement with the partners
·         In charge of compiling and submitting Monthly and quarterly reports on aspects and progress of projects
·         Taking reasonable care of the resources, tools and equipment used for the project and assigned to him/her to prevent misuse, damage or loss
·         Making relevant trips in the field to ensure satisfaction of the beneficiary community and provide timely feedback on the project being implemented
·         Providing supportive supervision and mentorship to the interns and community volunteers assigned to him/her within the NOPE values and standards
·         In charge of documenting Lessons Learnt, Challenges and Best Practices from the projects
·         Ensuring Quality Control & Improvement

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The ideal candidate should be a holder of Bachelor’s Degree in Community Development, Social Studies or Community Health Psychology or other relevant discipline from a recognized institution of higher learning, minimum Diploma level.
·         Post Graduate Diploma in Participatory Rural /Urban Appraisal (PRA/PUA) will be an added advantage.
·         Attained training in Adolescent Life Skills, Behavior Change Communication (BCC) and / or other HIV related Trainings e.g. Peer Education, Peer Counseling, Youth Development Studies or Community Health
·         At least four years working experience in Youth Programming and provision of Life Skills Education among young people
·         Significant exposure and experience in project activities; Planning, Implementation, Monitoring and Reporting.
·         Prior experience in working in both donor-funded and non-donor funded community based Preventive Health Projects among youth and vulnerable populations
·         Excellent communication and listening skills with ability to create good rapport with young, vulnerable women in a non-judgmental manner
·         Good and proven knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access computer is desirable
·         The candidate should demonstrate maturity and courtesy, should be a team player.
·         S/he should have high level of confidentiality/professionalism.
·         S/he should have high level of tolerance to beneficiary community members, and ability to handle difficult Clients.
·         Ability to work with minimal supervision and under pressure to meet deadlines
·         Fluent in English and Luganda.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applicants should send their cover letters with salary expectations, curriculum vitae and contacts of three work-related referees via email to The Human Resource, National Organization of Peer Educators (NOPE) to HR@nope.or.ke.

Deadline: 26th August, 2016 by 5:00 pm

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