Project Officer NGO Job Opportunities – Justice and Advocacy for Women and Children Uganda (JAWCU)

Job Title:     Project Officer
Organization: Justice and
Advocacy for Women and Children Uganda (JAWCU)
Duty Station: Mubende,
Uganda
Reports to: Project
Coordinator

About JAWCU:
Justice and Advocacy for women and children Uganda (JAWCU) Is a
National non-governmental organization based in Uganda. We believe in equality
in dignity, and respect for human rights. Our quest for equality is directed at
marginalized groups. JAWCU’s work revolves around promoting social justice and
community development by advocating for protection of the vulnerable groups’
rights. We believe that if the vulnerable groups like women, children, youth,
the disabled, people living with HIV/AIDS and others are empowered, and made to
realize their full potential, they would be an asset to economic development.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
 
The Project Officer will be expected
to perform the following duties:
·        
Oversee all assigned DREAMS project activities
in the district and be a contact point for the donor and Management.
·        
Ensure project activities comply with the
policies and regulations of the donor organization.
·        
Oversee the execution of Project deliverables,
lead project planning, budgeting, action plans and monitoring processes.
·        
Write and submit activity reports.
·        
Participate in the preparation of annual
activity based project budgets as well as monthly and quarterly project
activity reports and preparation of funding proposals.
·        
Lead and motivate the project team and monitor
project activities and project expenditure and coordinate work with consultants
and volunteers in the project.
·        
Ensures close collaboration and coordination
with cooperating partners to guarantee smooth implementation of activities and
achievement of results as specified in grant agreements.
·        
Employ resourcefulness in project design,
implementation and monitoring.
·        
Troubleshoot project problems, identify and implement
creative solutions.
·        
Carry out any other duties given by supervisor.





Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:  
·        
The ideal candidate should hold Bachelor’s
degree in Development studies, B(SWSA) or BA(SS)or other relevant bachelor’s
degree qualification.
·        
Certification in public health; social economic
strengthening; project administration and management is an added advantage.
·        
A minimum of two years of relevant working
experience in project work.
·        
The candidate should be proficient in the use of
Microsoft Word and Power Point
·        
Excellent organisational, planning and
administrative skills.
·        
Confidence in using Microsoft Office and its
associated applications.
·        
Ability to work constructively with other
Departments, Authorities and organisations with whom there is regular contact.
·        
Ability to communicate effectively with
colleagues, implementing partners, grass roots community leaders and their
constituents,
·        
An analytical approach to problems with good
communication skills both written and oral.
·        
Ability to work well as a member of a team.
·        
Mature and able to command respect, with a firm
personality
·        
Results oriented and self-driven;

·        
Trust worthy and capable of working extra hours
to meet deadlines whenever need arises.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
their applications and updated CVs by Email or in hard copy to our offices
addressed to:

Human Resource Office,
Justice and Advocacy for Women and Children Uganda,
Plot 959 Block 216 Bukenya Zone,
Buye Village, Ntinda
P.O. Box 36601, Kampala. Uganda

Email to: info@jawcu.org and copy jawcug@gmail.com

NB: Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 15th December 2017

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