2 Project Officer – Secondary Education Non-profit Job Vacancies – Finn Church Aid (FCA)

Job Title:     Project
Officer – Secondary Education (2 Job Vacancies)

Organisation: Finn
Church Aid (FCA)

Duty Station: Uganda

Reports to:
Project Manager

About US:

Finn Church Aid is
Finland’s biggest development co-operation organisation and the second biggest
organisation in Finland working in humanitarian aid. Finn Church Aid is a
member of the ACT Alliance (ACT), an alliance of faith-based development and
humanitarian aid organisations forming one of the world’s largest aid
organisations. Finn Church Aid is committed to continue working until people in
need of assistance can make their own living and fulfill their basic needs.
Finn Church Aid also campaigns for dignity and justice.

Job Summary:     The
Project Officer – Secondary Education will carry out field assessments,
monitoring the progress of the projects activities and be the key focal point
for the teachers/facilitators, students, caregiver and community groups in one
of the districts mentioned above. Ensuring full inclusion of the most
vulnerable children and families is a key responsibility of this role. The role
will be based directly in the districts and will have direct interaction with
teachers, school management committees, head teachers of selected schools in
the district and community groups, and other stakeholders.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • To undertake timely, Education project
    activity duties as per work plan as delegated by the Project;
  • Ensure timely delivery and implementation
    of project activities;
  • Track project deliverables using
    appropriate tools & indicators;
  • Constantly monitor and report on
    progress of the project to Project Officer;
  • Present reports defining project
    progress, challenges and solutions;
  • Implement and manage project changes and
    challenges to achieve project outputs;
  • Schedule and coordinate meetings,
  • Responsible for mobilization of project
  • Register beneficiary complaints and
    submit those to line manager;
  • Undertake any other duties as
    appropriate and within the post holders capabilities;
  • Conduct follow up on all project
    activities to ensure efficiency, timeliness and program quality;
  • Participate in information gathering and
  • Carry out site mapping exercises to determine
    the class locations based on population size, education needs, and access
    to formal education
  • Carry out education service mapping of
    both formal and non-formal services for information sharing and referrals
    with the projects beneficiaries;
  • Participate in additional information
    gathering and assessments as required;
  • Participate in teacher trainings in the
  • Work with the district education
    department to plan education activities in the district;
  • Monitor field level implementation of
    primary education;
  • Monitor the qualitative and quantitative
    delivery of primary education classes, such as student progress
    appraisals, teaching methods, attendance rates, assets management, etc;
  • Ensure adherence by primary education
    teachers to the standard operating procedures and codes of conduct;
  • Conduct regular coordination meetings
    with primary education teachers, caregivers and community representative
    groups to identify activity progress, successes and areas for improvement;
  • Train teachers/facilitators and supervise
    their development
  • Support continuous  performance improvement support to the
    teachers in close collaboration with the district education officials;
  • Responsible for field level
    documentation, such as attendance sheets, teacher feedback forms and community
    meeting minutes.
  • Monitor the correct usage of
    documentation, and support to fill gaps as needed.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant for the Finn Church Aid
    (FCA) Project Officer – Secondary Education job must hold a Bachelor’s Degree
    Secondary Education from a reputable university;
  • Three to five years of working
    experience in education, in administration and/or classroom teaching
  • Strong written and spoken English, and
    other local languages;
  • Computer skills especially Microsoft
    word, excel skills
  • Honesty and trustworthiness and
    responsive to feedback and constructive criticism;  The ability to prioritize competing
  • Commitment to humanitarian principles
    and values;
  • Commitment to FCA equal opportunity and
    gender practices, FCA’s Programme
  • Participant Protection Policy and FCA’s
    accountability commitments

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to hand deliver a completed
application letter and CV to the address below. Ensure to indicate the job
title applied for on the left hand corner of the envelope.

Applications can
also be delivered at FCA field offices in Adjumani, Moyo, Rwamwanja, Kyaka II,
Arua and Yumbe.

Finn Church Aid
(FCA) – Uganda Program

Plot 1495, Roche
close – Muyenga, off Tank hill Road

P.O. Box 21826,
Kampala- Uganda

Deadline: 16th August 2019

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