Fresher Project Officer Jobs – Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE)

Job Title:  Project Officer

Organisation: Forum
for Women in Democracy (FOWODE)

Duty Station: Uganda

About US:

Forum for Women in
Democracy is a non-partisan women’s organization operating in Uganda with its
head office in Kampala. FOWODE grew out of the Women’s Caucus of the 1994 –
1995 Constituent Assembly (CA) that debated and passed the 1995 Constitution.
The organization’s mission is to promote gender equality in all areas of
decision making through capacity development, community empowerment, policy
engagement and strategic partnerships.

Job Summary:  The Project Officer will lead the
implementation of the organization’s work in Kitgum District.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Be the contact person for FOWODE at the district level
  • Manage the FOWODE Field Office
  • Organize and manage FOWODE activities at district level
  • Prepare project/activity narrative and financial reports
  • Participate in fundraising through developing concepts and
    identifying potential partners
  • Supervise FOWODE resource persons including interns in the district
  • Represent FOWODE at district and other stakeholders’ meetings
  • Network and collaborate with the local government, other likeminded
    organizations and partners with the goal of advancing gender equality and
    women’s empowerment
  • Maintain and safeguard FOWODE property at the district level

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate must hold a Diploma in Social Sciences, Social
    Work and Social Administration, Community Psychology and Development
    Studies or related field.
  • At least two years of related work experience in the field
  • Must have knowledge of gender and women’s rights.
  • Knowledge of Project Planning and Management is an added advantage.
  • The individual should be self-driven with an interest in continuous
  • Good report writing and communication skills
  • Computer skills with knowledge in internet usage
  • Must be resident in Kitgum
  • Must be able to communicate fluently in the local language

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested individuals should send their applications including
their curriculum vitae and copies of academic documents to:

The Executive

Forum for Women in
Democracy (FOWODE)

Plot 15 Vubya Close,
Ntinda – Nakawa Road

P.O. Box 7176


Or email to

Only short listed applicants will be contacted.

Deadline: Tuesday, 30th July 2019 by 5.00pm. 

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