2 Project Officer USAID Project Jobs – WEI/Bantwana

Organisation: WEI/Bantwana
Project Name: USAID funded BETTER OUTCOMES for Children and
Youth in Eastern and Northern Uganda
Reports to: Capacity Building Coordinator
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
WEI/Bantwana Initiative is a Non-Governmental Organization that helps
families and children orphaned and made vulnerable by HIV/AIDS to access the
comprehensive support and care they need to grow into healthy adults.
World Education Inc. /Bantwana (WEI/B) is implementing the five- year
USAID funded BETTER OUTCOMES for Children and Youth in Eastern and Northern
Uganda. The goal of the project is to improve the wellbeing of children and
youth orphaned and made vulnerable by HIV and other adversities in Eastern and Northern
Uganda. BETTER OUTCOMES is implemented by a consortium of five partners,
namely: WEI/B as the prime partner; Mercy Corps, Uganda Women’s Efforts to Save
Orphans (UWESO), Youth, Alive and Friends of Christ Revival (FOC-REV); each
responsible for specific technical aspects of the project. The project is being
implemented in 20 districts of Eastern and Northern Uganda.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant for the USAID Project
    Officer – Capacity Building job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in
    Development Studies, Public administration, or any related studies
  • At least three years of capacity
    development or related field experience;
  • Demonstrated experience implementing
    capacity development initiatives with government and/or CSOs
  • Familiarity with OVC and HIV-related
  • Experience/knowledge of capacity building
    assessments and tools
  • Good understanding of both finance and
    program operations
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication
  • Ability to work independently, multi-task
    and take initiative.
  • Strong leadership capabilities and
    demonstrated potential for learning new skills
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the
World Education Inc. /Bantwana (WEI/B) are encouraged to apply via E-mail only
be sending an updated CV and cover letter to: Human Resource Manager, World
Education Inc Bantwana at wei_recruitment@ug.worlded.org
Deadline: 6th April 2018 by 5:00pm

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