Zonal Field Assistant NGO Jobs – Finn Church Aid (FCA)

Job Title:      Zonal
Field Assistant
Organisation: Finn
Church Aid (FCA)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Education
Project Officer
About US:
Finn Church Aid is
Finland’s biggest development co-operation organisation and the second biggest
organisation in Finland working in humanitarian aid. Finn Church Aid is a
member of the ACT Alliance (ACT), an alliance of faith-based development and
humanitarian aid organisations forming one of the world’s largest aid
organisations. Finn Church Aid is committed to continue working until people in
need of assistance can make their own living and fulfil their basic needs. Finn
Church Aid also campaigns for dignity and justice.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • The Zonal Field Assistant – Finn Church
    Aid will aid the Project Officer in planning, developing, supervising,
    implementing and coordinating project activities within Omuggo refugee
    settlement and surrounding communities.
  • Work closely and consult regularly with
    the relevant local authorities, community leaders, civil
    society/non-governmental departments 
    collaborating / implementing partners and other stakeholders where
    appropriate in the delivery of project activities
  • Prepare periodic work plans and budgets
    in liaison with the project Officer and the Sub program Manager
  • Make regular field visits to all
    beneficiary sites within the project area to assess and verify existing
    beneficiary case loads, project needs, problems, delivery and utilization
    of project inputs and support to beneficiaries and advises the parties
    concerned accordingly.
  • The jobholder also supports the Project
    Officer in supervising the field activities including trainees and
    trainers and taking appropriate action to ensure efficient and effective
    performance;
  • To identify school going children within
    and outside the settlement and recommend them for enrolment to schools.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Finn
    Church Aid (FCA) Zonal Field Assistant job placement should
    preferably hold a Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in Vocational education,
    development studies, Social work, social sciences or related field is
    essential.
  • Possess a clean and valid driving permit
    class A
  • Computer literacy skills
  • At least four years of experience working
    in project planning & management or related field in a reputable firm,
    public body or NGO.
  • Experience working with refugees and
    UNHCR implementing partner organizations is an added advantage
  • High integrity, self-driven, able to
    work under challenging circumstances, and able to complete assignments
    with tight deadlines under minimal supervision.
  • Excellent organization, supervisory,
    problem-solving, interpersonal, communication as well as team playing
    skills.
  • Knowledge of one of the local languages
    in Omuggo/Arua.
How to Apply:
All qualified and
interested candidates should hand deliver their applications to the following
addresses;
Head Office: Finn
Church Aid (FCA),  Plot 1495, Roche Close – Muyenga, Off Tank hill Road,
P.O. Box 21826, Kampala – Uganda Tel: +256 392177266
Field Offices: Arua,
Yumbe and Adjumani.
Deadline: 22nd May 2018
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