31 May 2017

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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