Project Officer Canadian Non-profit Jobs - Right To Play

Job Title:              Project Officer
Organisation: Right To Play
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Program Manager (PM)

About US:
Right To Play (RTP) is a fast-growing International Non-profit Organization with headquarters in Toronto, Canada, whose focus is using transformative power of play to educate and empower children facing adversity. Through playing sports and games, Right To Play helps over one million children learn through play to create better futures, while operating in more than 20 countries each week.

Job Summary: The Project Officer is mainly responsible for the effective administration of the project.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Prepares and leads the implementation plan of project activities from existing operational plan.
  • Develops and strengthens understanding of our project management cycle with project staff and partners.
  • Completes monthly budget projections and tracks expenditures.
  • Actively participates in the planning of budget and tracks activity expenses occurred against cash projections.
  • Shares activity plans with local NGOs, CBOs (community-based organizations) and looks for synergies and opportunities to work together.
  • The incumbent will ensure the implementation of Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) and agreements with local representation of Government, UN Agencies and partner organizations.
  • Facilitates collaboration and networking with other organizations, government and other relevant institutions to enhance RTP visibility and project activities.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Right To Play (RTP) Project Officer job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s degree in business administration, management, social sciences or other related discipline.
  • At least three years’ experience in project administration or community work including managing direct reports.
  • Self-starter with ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Strong development and team building skills
  • Computer literacy skills with proficiency in Outlook, MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Internet
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of the project management cycle
  • Effective report writing and analytical skills

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested local and international candidates should send an updated resume and motivational letter to: and kindly include “Position Title” and your name in the subject line. Please indicate your salary expectations in the motivational letter and do not attach certificates at this point.

Deadline: 7th July 2017

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