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