Community Development Officer NGO Jobs – Hunger Free World

Job Title:       Community
Development Officer

Organisation: Hunger
Free World

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to:
Senior Programs Manager

About US:

Hunger Free World is
an international non-profit organization whose objective is to create a world
free of hunger. Being able to access adequate food in order to sustain a
healthy body and mind is the most fundamental human right. HFW aims to make
this “Right to Food” a reality for all.

Job Summary:  The Community Development Officer will be
responsible for managing Community Development Programs.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

Implementation – 60%

  • Monitor and operationalize aggregated farm input fund for Hunger
    Free cooperatives (MOFA project or as shall be directed by project manager
    from time to time).
  • Build capacity of cooperative members to save and improve on their
    share(s) as individuals and as cooperative institution.
  • Keenly monitor operation and maintenance schedules of the Hunger
    Free coop machineries such as maize mill, tractor (MOFA project or as
    shall be directed by project manager).
  • Assist your supervisor to monitor management of restricted shock
    absorbing operational support fund and make reports on its usage.
  • Assist Senior Programmes Manager to make reports on decisions made
    on retained earnings and monitor its management
  • Assist Senior Programmes Manager to reconcile the accounts records
    (yellow cards) with quick books data entries.
  • Receive loan applications from the cooperative members and site
    visit them to inspect their physical residents.
  • Sign loan agreements as witnesses which bind the borrower to the HFZ
    cooperative society.
  • Draft loan payment schedules and entering weekly HFZ transactions in
    quick books for each HFZ cooperative.
  • Monitor ongoing and implemented HFZ cooperative projects
  • Prepare monthly, Quarterly, and Annual program reports,
  • Contribute and participating in the mid-term and term evaluation of
    the cooperatives documenting all information related to project successes
    and best practices, creating a bank of pictures, videos, and most
    significant change stories on the project, and documenting and reporting
    initial market assessment findings,
  • Participate in regular market research, market monitoring, market
    trends and market information feedback for various commodities, especially
    beans and maize..

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree in Community
    Development, Development Studies, Business Studies, or related fields,
  • Four years of experience working in the community development
  • Ability to construct, interpret, critique budgets and track
  • Demonstrate ability to foster partnerships with community and/or
    Government agencies/organizations and groups,
  • Knowledge of community development, empowerment and mentoring
    approaches Research, monitoring and evaluation skills,
  • Experience with small business financing, market analysis and market
  • Good oral and written communication skills

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send an updated resume, cover
letter, three (3) professional references via email to Please
include “Community Development Officer Candidate” in the subject line of your

Deadline: 21st June 2019

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