13 August 2017

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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