Fresher Project Officer NGO Job Opportunities – Amref Health Africa


Job Title:    Project Officer (Fresher NGO

Organisation: Amref
Health Africa

Duty Station:  Uganda

Reports to: Project


About US:

Amref Health Africa
is an international African organization founded in Kenya in 1957. Our
Headquarters are in Nairobi with major programmes in Ethiopia, Kenya, South
Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda, and two regional hubs in Southern and Western Africa
based in South Africa and Senegal Respectively. Working with and through
African communities, health systems and governments, Amref Health Africa aims
to close the gap that prevents people from accessing their basic right to
health. Amref Health Africa is committed to improving the health of people in
Africa by partnering with and empowering communities. Our Vision is Lasting
Health Change in Africa.


Job Summary:  The project will focus on three
sub-objectives: Agriculture & Livelihoods, Health Nutrition & WASH and
Peaceful Co-existence. The role of the Project Officer is to lead the
implementation of project activities in both the refugee and host communities
of Adjumani District in West Nile region. The project officer will promote
stakeholder’s involvement in the development and operationalization of the
project work plans.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

quality project implementation plans, monthly, quarterly and annual work plans
and budgets, activity terms of reference (ToRs) and submit them timely to the
Project Manager for review and approval.

with the Project Manager, and Program Accountant to develop and manage project
budgets including submission of cash forecasts and effective tracking of

technical expertise and support to ensure that all project activities are
implemented on time and on budget, while meeting the minimum required quality
standards in each case.

and quality compilation and submission of monthly, quarterly and annual reports
to the Project Manager while ensuring compliancy to organizational and donor
reporting standards.

with the Project Manager and Monitoring and Evaluation Officer to carry out
monitoring and evaluation of project interventions.

with the project team to generate and routinely update a comprehensive project
stakeholder matrix and stakeholder management plan.

and ensure that the multi-sector project is implemented in an integrated,
coordinated and coherent manner

frameworks and tools for data collection, analysis and interpretation

prudent utilization of and accountability of programme funds and resources, in
total compliance to Amref health Africa policy guidelines.

Lead the
documentation and dissemination, to relevant stakeholders, of project impact
series or human interest stories and key lessons learnt from the project.

support from the Project Manager and other staff on the project team, develop
and regularly update a project risk register and risk management plan.

close collaboration and good working relationship with relevant the Office of
the Prime Minister, Adjumani District Local Government, UNHCR and other
Partners in the region.

in business development through identification and development of relevant and
feasible project idea notes, and working with your team members to design
quality project concepts and proposals

strong communication and coordination with and between all project partners as
a means to effectively achieve project objectives.

participate in regular project performance review meetings with the key project

integrate project activities with other Amref Health Africa supported
initiatives in the Program Unit while participating in operational research
related to the project

in national programs implemented at district level but have a bearing on
emergencies e.g. world refugee day, World water day, Sanitation week
celebration, World Health day etc.

any other tasks as may be assigned by your supervisor from time to time.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Health science,
Public Health, Nutrition, Community health, Agriculture & Livelihoods, or
their equivalent.

minimum of two years of significant experience implementing integrated projects
is a must.

in humanitarian/refugee environment is an advantage.

NGO experience

skills will be a required advantage

interpersonal skills

and problem solving skills


How to Apply:

Please send an
updated CV including three work related referees and cover letter addressed to
the Human Resources Business Partner, Amref Health Africa in Uganda through


Emails should not
exceed 2MB.


Deadline: Friday, 1st January 2021.


NB: We
regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Amref Health Africa
is committed to the principles of safeguarding at the workplace and does not
tolerate any form of abuse, discrimination or harassment.


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