Fresher Diploma Jobs – Field Officers – Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE)


Job Title:    Field 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:  FOWODE is looking for a Field Officer to lead
the implementation of the organization’s work in Lyantonde district.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: The Officer will:

Be the
contact person for FOWODE at the district level.

the FOWODE Field Office.

and manage FOWODE activities at district level.

project/activity narrative and financial reports.

in fundraising through developing concepts and identifying potential partners.

FOWODE resource persons including interns in the district.

FOWODE at district and other stakeholders’ meetings.

and collaborate with the local government, other likeminded organisations and
partners with the goal of advancing gender equality and women’s empowerment.

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.
Must have knowledge of gender and women’s rights. Knowledge of Project Planning
and Management is an added advantage.

individual should be self-driven with an interest in continuous learning.

At least
two years of experience working at field level

report writing and communication skills

skills with knowledge in internet usage

Must be
resident in Lyantonde.

Must be
able to communicate fluently in the local language

Must be
able to ride a motor cycle.


How to Apply:

All interested
female candidates are encouraged to send their applications including their
curriculum vitae and copies of academic

documents to or deliver to the address below;


The Executive

Forum for Women in
Democracy (FOWODE)

Plot 15 Vubya Close,
Ntinda – Nakawa Road

P.O. Box 7176



Deadline: 4th January 2021 by 5.00pm.


NB: Only
short listed applicants will be contacted for interviews.


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