Fresher Program Officer – VSLA Project NGO Jobs – Katalemwa Cheshire Home (KCH)

Organisation: Katalemwa Cheshire Home (KCH)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Program
Manager
About US:
Katalemwa Cheshire
Home (KCH) is a development organization established in 1970 and is committed
to rehabilitate children with disabilities between 0-18 years. KCH focuses on
both medical and social rehabilitation as well as provision of
appliances/assistive devices to clients. KCH also promotes children’s’ rights
to quality education and offers livelihood programmes to enable CWDs and their
families live independent lives.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Oversee, coordinate and provide leadership during the VSLA project
    implementation, supervise field promoters and ensure that the project
    takes off effectively and in a timely manner
  • Provide input to the project progress planning process, promote team
    ethos amongst staff, evaluate and verify project implementation processes
    and ensure that they are in alignment with the set approaches, makes field
    visits to the respective groups and Identify challenges and develop
    possible solutions, organize for the staff meetings and capacity building
    activities or field promoters’ training that are in line with the project
    design, appraise project staff and make recommendations for their improvement
    and growth
  • Organizes and contribute to training programme for both field
    promoters, other project staff and the respective groups.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual reports to the Program
    Manager.
  • Get involved in preparation of donor reports, facilitate development
    of work plans, support the monitoring and evaluation function
  • Promote organizational sustainability, learning and reflection
  • Actively contribute to brand strengthening/ corporate image building
    and national profile process of KCH
  • Building strategic partnerships and engagement with stakeholders
    including central and local government and development partners.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a bachelor’s degree in social sciences/
    Humanities, community development, Public administration
  • A minimum of two years of experience in the similar position or in a
    program coordination role in a reputable development organization.
  • Previous experience in management of VSLA and M& E training are
    of added advantage, good knowledge and skills in using computerized
    systems and processes, in possession of good people and mobilization
    skills.
  • Knowledge in community based rehabilitation & disability issues
    is preferred.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should hand deliver an application letter
and CV, present position, current remuneration, copies of
certificates/testimonials and three recent professional references in a sealed
envelope, plus day time telephone contact to the address below;
The Executive
Director,
Katalemwa Cheshire
Home for Rehabilitation Services,
P.O. Box 16548,
Kampala, Uganda
Off Gayaza Road at
Mperere to Buwambo (about 200 meters from Mperere Trading Centre)
Deadline: 24th August 2018
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