Several Fresher Field Assistant NGO Jobs – Association for Aid and Relief (AAR Japan)

Job Title:    Field Assistant

Organisation: Association
for Aid and Relief (AAR Japan)

Duty Station: Uganda

Salary Range (Gross):  UGX 825,000 –1,150,000 per month (depending on the experience and
skill of a candidate)

About US:

Association for Aid
and Relief (AAR Japan) was founded in 1979 by Yukika SOHMA, our first
chairperson, with a mission to help refugees from Indochina, and as a civil
organization without any political, religious, or ideological affiliations. It
has since then grown into an international organization approved and registered
by the United Nations. AAR Japan has five main pillars of activities; 1)
emergency assistance, 2) assistance to persons with disabilities, 3) landmine
and unexploded ordnance (UXO) action, 4) action against infectious diseases and
5) public awareness raising about global issues in Japan. Since the beginning,
AAR Japan has operated in over 60 countries. Currently we are active in 15
countries and areas, including 4 African countries namely Kenya, Zambia, Sudan
and Uganda.

Job Summary:    The Field Assistant will manage and
accomplish assigned project activities from planning, procurement,
mobilization, budget and asset control, implementation and reporting, and other
assignments relevant to our project in education and protection area. The
person will be based in Yumbe, but may have frequent business trips to Kampala,
Arua, and Moyo District.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

Field Officers to coordinate with schools, local authorities, donors,
communities and other stakeholders and partner organizations in regard to AAR
Japan’s projects;

Field Officers in school management including but not limited to management of
teachers, school facilities, enrolment and attendance, exams and community
involvement, follow-ups, maintenance of school facilities by performing data
collection, communication, mobilization and drafting reports;

Field Officers to coordinate distribution of scholastic, school and
administrative materials to pupils and teachers in the settlement and host

Field Officers to identify children with disabilities and provide adequate
supports to strengthen their access to education;

in data analytics and data management and compile it as a report and
presentation to assess the objective situation and trends in the settlement;

in organizing trainings for teachers and local communities, class management
trainings, career guidance, counseling sessions, orientations, and any
necessary trainings and activities;

in organizing club activities for primary and secondary school pupils both from
refugee settlement and host community;

when Field Officers attend and/or participate in meetings, monitoring, and
other events as a representative of AAR Japan;

administrative, logistic, financial or any other duties if requested by

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

applicant must hold a Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree in Development Studies,
Education, Gender, Social Work, Project Management, Community Based
Development, Social Sciences, Data Analytics, and Statistics.

minimum of two years of experience working in project planning and management
or related field in a reputable firm, public body or NGO.

in community identification, mobilization, and sensitization approaches
preferably in education, child protection, gender interventions.

knowledge of English and preferably of a language commonly used in South Sudan.

Computer Skills, especially in Word and Excel and knowledge of other databases,

and experience in the identification of children with disabilities and the
promotion of girls’ education are preferred.

in data collection, analytics, and management with a proven capacity of
strategical, logical and lateral thinking.

citizen, residing in Uganda and able to station in Yumbe.

Able to
travel to Arua district, Moyo district (Field Offices), or Kampala, or other
districts at supervisors’ instructions

integrity, self-driven, able to work under challenging circumstances, and able
to complete assignments with tight deadlines under minimal supervision.

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested individuals should submit their application to or hand deliver their application to AAR Japan Yumbe
Office (*Incomplete application shall not be considered.)

Subject Name for the email shall be: “Field Assistant _Name”

Letter (Shall not exceed one A4 page)

Vitae (CV)

Copy of
academic and work certificates

Deadline: 30th April 2019

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