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10 District Project Officer USAID Project Jobs - Youth Alive Uganda


Job Title:    District Project Officer (10 Job Opportunities)

Organization:  Youth Alive Uganda

Project Funding Source: United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Duty Station: Agago, Apac, Dokolo, Gulu, Omoro, Kitgum, Kole, Nwoya, Oyam, and Lira, Uganda

Reports to: Project Director/OVC Specialist


About US:

Youth Alive Uganda is the leader in innovative children, adolescents and youth integrated development programming since 1993. Youth Alive Uganda is a registered youth led and children/youth focused NGO that implements children and youth integrated development programs across the country in four thematic areas; Health, Livelihood, Education, Human rights and skills Development and Mentorship.


About USAID Project:

Youth Alive Uganda is an Implementing Partner on the five-year, USAID-funded Integrated Child and Youth Development (ICYD) Activity in partnership with World Education Bantwana Initiative and Education Development Centre. The goal of (ICYD) Activity is for Ugandan children and youth, especially the most vulnerable, to receive the support and services necessary to lead resilient, healthy, and productive lives. The USAID ICYD activity aims to improve learning outcomes, advance HIV epidemic control in Uganda and ensure that children and youth have the opportunity to lead resilient, healthy and productive lives. The USAID ICYD Activity will deliver critical HIV/GBV/violence prevention and response services to children and youth and their families in communities, clinics, and schools.


Job Summary:  The District Project Officer will provide technical oversight, operational coordination and management including; planning, implementation, capacity enhancement, monitoring/evaluation and reporting and work with district and subcounty OVC structures to coordinate OVC services.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        Participate in the Development and implementation district activity schedules or work plans in coordination with the program technical leads and implementing partners,

·        Provide technical support to para-social workers, peer educators and other community facilitators to deliver coordinated and integrated OVC services.

·        In collaboration with the different sector leads, the Technical Field officer is expected to assist in the development of capacity building materials, tailoring curriculum development for the beneficiary adolescents and families as well as participating in capacity building sessions.

·        Oversee the implementation of social protections, HIV Case Management implementation, economic strengthening, school retention and learning development activities of the adolescent girls and young women, OVC and children and adolescents living with HIV (C/ALHIV) in the district of operation.

·        Providing technical assistance, supervision and capacity building to para social workers and District Based Trainers to ensure that all associated project activities are implemented and results achieved to the highest standards as planned.

·        Develop, produce and submit quality in-depth monthly progress reports with the various supporting documents on project activities planned and implemented.

·        Create linkages and referrals for the various adolescent girls and young women, OVC and children and adolescents living with HIV (C/ALHIV) and other key populations to other community services

·        Create and maintain good coordination and working relationships with the district leadership, sub-county, local government departments and institution (police probational office) and importantly soliciting their support in participation in the project activities.

·        Representing the organization at the district level including general meetings with implementing partners, donors, key development actors and local authorities

·        With support of the Finance Officer, oversee the management of finances and administrations at the district level including planning, authorization of expenses and reporting according to the organization policy.

·        In collaboration with the MEAL team, support in the capture of required data, tracking and reporting of related program deliverable in an accurate and timely way.

·        Compile and submit quality timely monthly, quarterly and annual progress reports as per implementation schedules.

·        Conduct any other duties assigned.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The ideal candidate should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work and Social Administration, Social Sciences or any other related field.

·        A postgraduate training in project planning and management will be an added advantage.

·        At least four years of recent experience in designing, implementing and managing OVC programs in HIV setting in a fast paced project.

·        Experience in implementing donor-funded projects

·        Familiar with OVC programming in Uganda

·        Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office Programs)


How to Apply:

All interested candidates should send their application letters and resumes (no academic documents) in a SINGLE PDF DOCUMENT to The subject of the email should contain job title and name of the candidate.


Note: Hand delivered applications will not be considered.


Deadline: 29th October 2020 by 05:00pm Ugandan time


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