Field Officer, Education Programme NGO Jobs – Association for Aid and Relief (AAR Japan)

Job Title:    Field
Officer, Education Programme

Organisation: Association
for Aid and Relief (AAR Japan)

Duty Station: Uganda

Salary Range (Gross):  UGX 1,400,000 – 2,120,000 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 Officer 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

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Coordinate with schools, local authorities, donors, communities and
    other stakeholders and partner organizations in regard to AAR Japan’s
  • Support the Project officer(s) 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;
  • Lead assigned activities from planning, procurement, mobilization,
    budget and asset control, implementation and reporting;
  • Coordinate distribution of scholastic, school and administrative
    materials to pupils and teachers in the settlement and host community;
  • Identify children with disabilities and provide adequate supports to
    strengthen their access to education;
  • Analyze and manage the data and compile it as a report and
    presentation to assess the objective situation and trends in the
  • Organize trainings for teachers and local community leaders, class
    management trainings, guidance and counselling sessions, orientations, and
    any necessary trainings and activities;
  • Organize club activities for primary and secondary school pupils
    both from refugee settlement and host community;
  • Attend and/or participate in meetings, monitoring, and other events
    as a representative of AAR Japan;
  • Perform administrative, logistic, financial or any other duties if
    requested by supervisors.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant must be a Ugandan citizen, residing in Uganda and able
    to station in Yumbe.
  • Able to travel to Kampala (AAR’s Kampala Office), Arua district and
    Moyo district (Field Office) or other districts at supervisors’
  • Hold a Bachelor’s or higher Degree in Development Studies,
    Education, Gender, Social Work, Project Management, -Community Based
    Development, Social Sciences, Data Analytics, and Statistics.
  • Extensive knowledge of English and preferably of a language commonly
    used in South Sudan.
  • Good data analyzing skills with computer skills especially in Word
    and Excel and knowledge of other database preferred.
  • Five years of experience working in project planning and management
    or related field in a reputable firm, public body or NGO.
  • Previous experience in leading project activities preferably related
    to training management, community identification, mobilization, and
    sensitization approaches preferably in education, child protection, and
    gender interventions.
  • Knowledge and experience in identification of children with disabilities,
    promotion of girls’ education, youth career development are preferred.
  • Experience in data collection, analytics, and management with a
    proven capacity of strategical, logical and lateral thinking.
  • High 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 Officer _Name”

Letter (Shall not exceed one A4 page)

o   Curriculum Vitae (CV)

o   Copy of academic and work certificates

Deadline: 1st July 2019 by 8:00am

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