Fresher Project Officer NGO Job Opportunities – Community Empowerment for Rural Development (CEFORD)

Job Title:         Project
Officer (PO)
Organization: Community
Empowerment for Rural Development (CEFORD)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Project
Coordinator
About US:
Community Empowerment for Rural
Development (CEFORD) is a leading, not for profit
Non Governmental Organization
(NGO) in West Nile, registered with the National NGO
Board and operating in West
Nile (Uganda).
Job Summary: The Project
Officer will
facilitate the development and implementation of CEFORD project
activities at
community level in
line with Area Work Plans. The incumbent will also
ensure timely
preparation of progress reports and accountabilities
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Formulate
    work plans for implementation of CEFORD project activities in area of operation
    .
  • Implement,
    monitor and evaluate project activities;
  • Actively
    participate in research including baseline and other surveys, and needs assessment
    of community development demands and expectations;
  • Offer
    technical support to the target community groups;
  • Prepare
    and submit quality progress reports on implementation as per agreed schedules
    with the Project Coordinator;
  • Contribute
    to strengthening of CEFORD-Community relations and positive image;
  • Perform
    any other duties and responsibilities that may be assigned by the Project Coordinator.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant must hold a first University
    degree in the discip
    line of
    Agriculture and/or Diploma in Agriculture;
  • Certificate in Project Planning and Management
    and/or Monitoring and Evaluation is
    an added advantage.
  • At
    least two
    years of working experience (preferably with a civil society organization)
    in Rural Development Programme, Agriculture and Institutional Capacity
    Building; Experience in working in refugee setting an added advantage.
  • Computer literate: MS applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • High level of integrity, commitment, strong report
    writing, analytical and communication skills, knowledge of participatory
    approaches.
  • Must be self supervised, able to work extra
    hours and willingness to adhere
    to organization values.
  • Sensitivity to the needs and priorities of
    different sectors of the community; traditions, culture, beliefs and
    refugee/host community hierarchical structures
  • Strong community mobilization skills
  • Strong communication skills, knowledge of local language (Madi),
    knowledge of Arabic or any of the refugees’ language an added advantage.
  • Ability to ride motorcycle and valid riding
    permit is a MUST
How to Apply:
Applications in own
handwriting, clearly stating the position applied for and District of
preference accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae and photocopies of relevant
academic transcripts, testimonials and contacts of 3 referees including day
telephone numbers, should be addressed to:
The Executive Director – CEFORD
P.O. Box 303
Arua. Uganda
Applications can be delivered
to the CEFORD Offices in Adjumani, Yumbe and Arua only. Late submission of
applications will not be accepted. Only short listed candidates will be
contacted.
Note: Women are encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 3rd May 2018
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