Project Officer NGO Jobs – Forum for African Women Educationalists – Uganda Chapter (FAWEU)

Job Title:        Project Officer
Organisation: Forum for
African Women Educationalists – Uganda Chapter (FAWEU)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Program Manager
About US:
Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWEU) is an international
non-governmental organisation which was launched in February 1997 as part of a
bigger network of 34 National Chapters across Africa with a primary aim of
addressing gender disparities in education that were manifested through low
rates of access to education, retention, performance and completion of girls
starting from upper primary school through secondary up to higher education
levels.   FAWE Uganda has secured funding
from Plan-CEDAW for a new project to be implemented in Eastern Uganda.
Job Summary: The Project
Officer will be part of a team responsible for the planning, budgeting and
implementation of project specific activities.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:   
  • Actively participate in planning,
    budgeting, implementation, support supervision and reporting processes
  • Ensuring that the project specific
    activities are effectively and efficiently implemented as per project
    calendar/schedule/plan
  • Provide support in identifying program
    requirements through research, feedback and  interaction with beneficiaries and other
    key stakeholders
  • Actively participate in networking,
    advocacy and building support systems for programme sustainability within
    the districts of project implementation.
  • Ensure clear documentation of project
    success stories
  • Tasked with resolving cross-functional
    issues at project level
  • In charge of monitoring project progress
    and performance
  • Ensure timely preparation and submission
    of quality monthly, quarterly and annual reports
  • Maintain a high level of transparency and
    accountability.
     



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:  
  • The applicant should preferably hold a Bachelor’s
    Degree in the relevant field such as Education, Development Studies,
    Social Work and Social Administration, Social Sciences, Adult and
    Community Education or related field from a recognized Institution.
  • Possession of a post graduate training in
    project planning and management will be of an added advantage
  • A minimum of three years of relevant
    experience with a reputable NGO
  • Working knowledge of Project Planning and
    Management, Mobilization, Capacity Building skills, report writing skills
  • Proven ability and skills in organizing
    and facilitating groups
  • Highly proficient in computer applications
  • Excellent communication skills
  • High standards of integrity, discretion
    and loyalty
  • Computer literacy skills i.e. proficient
    in MS Office applications
  • Self-driven and able to work under minimal
    supervision
How to Apply:
Ail suitably qualified and interested applicants should send their
applications including updated curriculum vita and copies of relevant documents
to;
The Executive Director,
FAWE Uganda Chapter,
P.O. Box 24117 Kampala. Uganda
OR
Hand deliver your applications to their office on Plot 328 Magulu Close
in Bukoto
Deadline: 5th June 2017
by 12 PM

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