Project Officer Peace Building US Non-profit Jobs – Lutheran World Relief (LWR)

Title:               Project Officer Peace Building
Lutheran World Relief (LWR)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to:
Team Leader
About US:
Lutheran World
Relief is a US non-profit organization that works with local partners to
provide lasting solutions to poverty, injustice and human suffering. LWF Uganda
works to reduce people’s vulnerability, supporting them to realize their
potential, to build on their assets, and to respond to their own problems and
needs. LWF Uganda currently has five areas of operation in Pader, Kitgum,
Adjumani, Katakwi, Sembabule, Kampala and Kamwenge Districts.
Job Summary:    The Project Officer Peace Building  provides key technical support to LWF
partners and community actors in Kyangwali Sub Program. S/he will have direct
experience of working with communities and authorities in Kyangwali. The idea
candidate will have a proven track record in programs and clear enthusiasm and
dedication to supporting local communities.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Lutheran World Relief (LWR) Project
    Officer Peace Building  career
    opportunity should hold a University degree in development studies,
    sociology, political science, leadership and management or any relevant
  • Three years’ experience in humanitarian program management,
    community mobilization;
  • Experience of monitoring and evaluation and LWF procedures and
    project management is also an essential part of this position
  • Experience in working with refugees and local communities to promote
    community- based structures and institutions for self-management.;
  • Strong representation, facilitation, negotiation and coordination
    experience gained from working with UN organizations, national and
    international NGOs;
  • Proficiency in computer programming; word processing, spreadsheets
  • Experience in peace building /community security projects;
  • Experience in capacity building, training and skills building;
  • Experience in capacity building, training and skills building;
  • Very enthusiastic and able to work long hours to achieve the
    objectives of the project
  • Ability to work in an international or multicultural environment;
How to Apply:
(motivation letter and detailed curriculum vitae in English), with the names
and e- mail addresses of three persons who know the applicant professionally by
Email to:  Please
do not include certificates for education, trainings, etc. Please use the title
of the job you are applying for as the subject line. Hand delivered applications
can also be sent to our Offices in Kampala. Please indicate the position you
have applied for on the top of the parcel addressed to:
The Human Resource
Lutheran World
Plot 1401, Ggaba,
Road after the American Embassy,
P. O. Box 5827,
Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 21st January 2019

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