2 Project Officer – Education NGO Job Vacancies – Build Africa

Organisation: Build Africa
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Area Program
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
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
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
Good team player who shows creativity and
Ability to work with minimum supervision.
Excellent analytical skills
Ability to work under sometimes harsh difficult
Willingness to speak up and proactively raise
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:
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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