Fresher Project Officer NGO Jobs – Straight Talk Foundation (STF)



Job Title:     Project Officer
Organisation: Straight Talk
Foundation (STF)
Duty Station: Uganda
About Us:
Straight Talk Foundation is an indigenous health communications NGO
operating nationally in Uganda through the provision of quality behaviour
change programs. Straight Talk Foundation (STF) is a Ugandan health
communication NGO registered in 1997. STF exists to empower adolescents and
adults to achieve lives of dignity by triggering and driving authentic dialogue
that leads to reflection, problem solving and concrete action for greater
sexual, economic and environmental well being.
Job Summary: The Project
Officer will be responsible for providing information to individuals with
psychosocial problems so that they can make informed decisions on how to cope
with their challenges in Kaabong. 
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Formulate and implement strategies and programmes for mobilizing, sensitizing
    and working with communities.
  • Actively
    engage youth in programme development, implementation and evaluation.
  • Develop
    and facilitate training programmes for children, youth and adults.
  • Provide
    counseling for clients in different socio-economic settings.
  • Tasked
    with networking and partnering with other organizations.
  • Communicating
    effectively with different stakeholders.
  • Report
    writing.
  • Perform
    any other duty as assigned by the line manager.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold
    a Diploma in Social Work and Social Administration or any relevant
    qualifications with additional training in HIV&AIDS counseling, as
    well as provision of youth friendly services.
  • One year of working experience in project
    implementation especially in a rural setting.
  • Computer
    literacy skills especially MS office applications.
  • Ability to utilize different computer
    packages for radio communications.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both
    orally and in writing.
  • Ability to apply analytical techniques for
    reporting communication activities.
  • Knowledge of contemporary issues in
    community development.
  • Ability to work under minimum pressure.
  • Ability to build rapport with the public
    with diplomacy, discretion, and customer-service orientation.
  • Proven ability to apply principles of
    logical or scientific thinking to define problems, collect data, establish
    facts and draw logical conclusions.
  • Be sensitive to cultural differences among
    individuals and groups of persons.
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and
    ability to work well with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Computer literacy for radio communications
    and excellent documentation skills are a must.
  • Demonstrated ability to ride a motorcycle.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applicants should send an updated
CV and a cover letter (attached as one document) indicating three professional referees
to;
The Human Resource & Administration Manager,
Straight Talk Foundation,
Plot 4 Acacia Avenue,
P.O. Box 22366, Kampala. Uganda
Or Send via E-mail to:
straighttalkjobs@gmail.com
Deadline: 26th April
2017
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