Field Officer NGO Job Opportunities – ACTED (Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development)

Job Title:           Field Officer
Organisation: ACTED (Agency
for Technical Cooperation and Development)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Programme
Manager
About ACTED:
ACTED (Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development) is a non-
political and non-confessional international NGO founded in 1993 and
headquartered in Paris, France.  The
organization’s vocation is to save lives, assist vulnerable populations and
bring hope to those in need for a better future.
Job Summary: The Field
Officer will directly assist the project officer and ensure implementation of
activities in time and also assist the programme manager in managing the work
schedule and direct implementation of activities.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
Programme Planning:
  • Attend weekly planning meetings with
    logistics, finance and Programme to develop work plans and corresponding
    budgets, to support procurement and payments approvals process.
  • Work closely with the Programme Officer
    and Programme Manager to develop movement schedules, UNDP activities,
    training, and distribution work plans, budgetary and BOQ requirements for
    implementation and procurement.
  • Liaise directly with AMEU officer  in development of BOQs and weekly work
    plans, to communicate back to the Programme Manager.
Implementation Support:
  • Coordinate with Enumerators , AMEU
    officers and staff of other ongoing projects to ensure operational
    efficiency and mitigation of resource duplication.
  • Work closely with the Programme Officer to
    identify programmatic challenges, opportunities and progress, and report
    back to the Programme Manager on a weekly basis
  • Conduct site visits and liaise with local
    actors to support AMEU officer in ensuring stakeholder buy-in.
  • Take lead in beneficiary selection process
    through collection of vulnerability data, and feed back to Programme
    Officer to support development of beneficiary lists and database
Programme Monitoring, compliance, and reporting:
  • Support Programme Officer in maintenance
    of files for all relevant implementation documentation for all ongoing
    projects, including but not limited to attendance, payment, and
    distribution lists.
  • Support Programme Manager in development
    of monthly implementation reports



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the ACTED Field
    Officer job placement must hold a Bachelor’s
    degree in social sciences, Humanities, community and development studies
    or a related degree from a recognized University.
  • A
    minimum of three years’ experience and sound knowledge in Livelihoods and
    promotion of Rights of vulnerable groups with a reputable organization.
  • Good
    team player with a capability to work with people in such a manner
    as to build high morale and group commitment to objectives.
  • Ability
    to travel and work under pressure
  • Excellent
    communication skills including ability to clearly document and present
    information through oral and written means.
  • High
    degree of flexibility and adaptability
  • Language Skills: Fluency in English and Madi is required         
NB: Applicants should be natives or currently living in Moyo.


How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should hand deliver their applications accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, three work related referees and daytime contacts to the Senior Community Development Officer or District Labour Officer, Moyo District, P.O. Box 1, Moyo. Uganda

Deadline: 16th August 2017 by 5:00pm
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