Several Canadian Non-profit Project Officer Job Opportunities – Raising the Village International (RTV)

Organization: Raising the
Village International (RTV)
Duty Station:  Kisoro and Kanungu, Uganda
About US:
Raising The Village International (RTV) is a Canadian non-profit
organization which works in works with hard to reach “last-mile” villages in
Uganda focused on ending extreme poverty by eliminating immediate barriers of
scarcity, nurturing income-generation activities and building local capacity,
while moving communities toward economic self-sufficiency.
                                         
Job Summary: The Project
Officer works directly with our Project Villages from project selection to
completion, and supports all aspects of the RTV Programme. Project Officers
travel frequently to assigned villages to facilitate all aspects of our
approach including community meetings, training, data collection and
implementation. 
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
The Project
Officer works with RTV project partners, prospective villages, coordinates with
third parties, and supports all aspects of project as follows:
Assessments and Data Collection:
  • Conduct the initial project visits for
    prospective visits
  • Complete the preliminary assessment report
    identifying key priorities of community members
  • Create the recommendations and content for
    discussion with team for project selection
  • Conduct the full community assessment and
    populate necessary data for design and load into Dropbox including;
    Stakeholder Assessment, Risk and Issues document, Monitoring and
    Evaluation Plan, Logframe, Workplan and Budget
  • Project Viability Models and additional
    plans
  • The jobholder will document key contact
    information of (LC3, LC1, CDO, and specific individuals)
  • Tasked with community mapping and needs
    prioritization
  • Conduct Household income surveys and
    village data surveys for Design and M&E Team
  • Complete photographs and sharing for data
    repository
  • Create a five-year plan community vision
    document
  • Conduct project review with the RPS, OM,
    NPO, and peer review for approval



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The applicants for the Raising The Village
    Project Officer job opportunity should preferably hold University Degrees
    in Business Administration, Economics, Community Development, or related fields
  • A minimum of three to five years’
    experience in community development programs, and a demonstrated long-term
    passion for community development
  • Computer literacy i.e. proficiency in
    Microsoft Word, Excel, etc
  • Project management at a village level
    experience
  • Energetic and physically able to hike on
    high terrain, ability to travel 80% of time
  • Fluency in local languages
    (Lufumbira/Lukiga & Lunyankole) must be highlighted in the
    application/CV.
Desired Skills:

  • Organizes workload
    effectively while remaining aware of changing priorities and competing
    deadlines
  • Accurately completes
    multiple tasks while taking into consideration special assignments,
    frequent interruptions, available resources and multiple reporting
    relationships.
  • Strong training &
    facilitation skills.
  • Strong communication
    skills, both verbal and written English, and team player
How to Apply:
All qualified and interested candidates should send a letter of
application and curriculum vitae including address, telephone contact and two
references to: recruitment@raisingthevillage.org
NB:
  • PDF documents are preferred, and include
    all relevant information in your letter or CV, no other documents should be
    forwarded to the hiring committee.
  • Please indicate your position of interest
    in your email or subject line.
  • Resumes received after the deadline will
    still be considered in a future round.
Deadline: 28th November 2017

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