Project and Research Officer-Education NGO Jobs - Build Africa

Organisation: Build Africa
Duty Station: Uganda

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 and Research Officer – Education will have field level responsibility for the implementation of a project which has a strong focus on research, documentation, lessons learned, evaluation and report writing as well as the delivery of project specific education activities.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The applicant for the Project and Research Officer-Education vacancy must possess a Master’s Degree in Education, Development or Social Sciences or relevant degree
·         At least five years of relevant experience
·         Proven experience of collecting, analyzing date and writing research and evaluation reports in a professional setting
·         Extensive research background and experience of gathering both qualitative and quantitative data and using appropriate software such as SPSS, or related programme
·         Imagination and curiosity, a desire to explore cross-cutting themes and synthesize ideas, data and information
·         Previous experience in designing and managing Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning components of projects
·         Prior experience of facilitation and running participatory sessions (trainings, meetings, workshops, research ) for community, government and other key stakeholders
·         Previous experience of putting together training programmes for different audiences.
·         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:

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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