31 October 2016

2 Project Officer - Education NGO Job Vacancies - Build Africa

Organisation: Build Africa
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Area Program Manager

About US:
Build Africa is an International NGO that has been operational in Uganda since 1996. Build Africa Uganda (BAU) programmes focus on Education and Livelihood improvement. BAU currently works in 13 j districts with its field programs coordinated through two Area offices located in Kumi and Masindi. Build Africa is currently implementing a number of projects from different donors.

Job Summary: The Project Officer - Education will have field level responsibility for the implementation of the Project. The job-holder will offer timely technical and operational oversight for the project implementation and will be expected to continually observe the day-to-day effectiveness of the project delivery, noting and reporting any areas where improvements are possible. S/he will work with the Project Assistant in carrying out the agreed project activities, including Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) activities. S/he will work closely with the project partners, and reports to the Area Program Manager.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The ideal candidates for the Project Officer - Education Job Vacancies should preferably hold degrees in Education, Development Studies, Social work and Community based development
·         A minimum of three years of related work experience on development projects, preferably with an INGO.
·         Proven experience and technical knowledge of managing community and primary school focused education projects
·         Working knowledge and experience of MEL approaches, methods and tools
·         Broad knowledge and understanding of project cycle management including budget management and financial management
·         Previous exposure and experience of directly working with communities and children
·         Should be proactive in thinking and able to question the status quo
·         Awareness of Child Safeguarding issues
·         A person of high integrity that will follow BAU's core values and adhere to a zero tolerance on waste and corruption.
·         Previous experience of planning, developing and facilitating training
·         Highly organised with strong attention to detail for accuracy
·         Effective communication and listening skills.
·         Excellent planning skills for programs and finance budgeting
·         Good report writing and computer skills including Microsoft Excel and Word.
·         Ability to ride a motor cycle with a valid riding permit
·         Good team player who shows creativity and innovation.
·         Ability to work with minimum supervision.
·         Excellent analytical skills
·         Ability to work under sometimes harsh difficult condition
·         Willingness to speak up and proactively raise issues

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applicants should send an updated CV/resume which should include your contact information and three professional referees, state your current salary and expectations. Send to;

The Human Resources Officer, Kampala or
Email to: recruit@build-africauganda.org

Physically submit applications to the address below;
Build Africa Uganda- Kampala (Head Office), Plot 431 & 424, Central Zone, Off Gaba Road, P.O Box 7224 Kampala. Tel 0414 267828

Build Africa Uganda- Kumi, Plot 28 Liang Road,
P.O. Box 350 Kumi. Tel 0392 769648

Build Africa Uganda- Masindi, Plot 2 Kabalega Crescent,
P.O. Box 66 Masindi. Tel 0465420171

Deadline: 14th November 2016

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