Project Officer– Peace Building US Non-profit Jobs – LWF World Service



Job Title:    Project Officer– Peace

Organization: LWF
World Service

Duty Station:

Reports to:   Protection


About US:

LWF World Service is
the humanitarian and development arm of the Lutheran World Federation. We are a
widely recognized, international, faith-based organization working in over 20
countries. We seek to bring people of all backgrounds together in the common
quest for justice, peace, and reconciliation in an increasingly complex and
fragmented world.


Job Summary:  The Project Officer– Peace Building will
oversee and ensure that all activities related to the project are implemented
in a timely and efficient manner according to the agreed LWF Uganda, and Donor
Guidelines, and provide leadership and coordination for all aspects related to
project activities in the designated Sub-Program.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Work in
close collaboration with the community services team in the overall planning,
management and development of the Peace Building and Conflict Resolution

with community leaders, community members (Host and refugee community) and
other stakeholders to identify Peace Building and Conflict Resolution community

Lead the
team to implement peacebuilding interventions among communities including
community dialogues, alternative dispute resolution, youth empowerment etc..

innovative ways of addressing conflicts among PoCs and between PoCs and the
host community in order to enhance peaceful coexistence between the two

community-based groups to prevent and respond to risks to peaceful co-existence
between PoCs and host community.

a budget monitoring system for Peace Building and Conflict Resolution unit to
ensure cost effective and efficient implementation of the project;

with communities to identify community training needs in Peace and Conflict
Resolution and plan and facilitate relevant training and cost-effective peace
education training in the camp;

the assessment and documentation of vulnerable PoCs in the camp and make
necessary referrals for support;

timely and accurate monthly, quarterly, bi-annual, annual, and feature reports.

in organizing and facilitating meetings between elders, local authorities,
police and others to improve interactions between leaders and local authorities
in the target communities;

communities for instances of conflict and changes in conflict triggers or
underlying causes;

100% implementation of the planned project activities on a monthly basis and
that budgets are not under and over spent;

activity and budget tracking tool, and use on a monthly basis to track and
report on activity and budget management;

in collaboration and tabulation on a regular basis field data on project
activities carried out and undertake impact assessment using participatory
approaches for all beneficiaries to determine the relevance and impact of the

that proper mapping of project beneficiaries is done & information shared
in time. Regular visit to all beneficiary sites where project activities are
undertaken, checks on progress, offers support as directed by the Protection
Coordinator in line with the project objectives;

collaboration with the PMER unit, lead in development of Tools and ensure
effective deployment and use of the Survey CTO.

responsible for the planning and implementation of relevant trainings as well
as follow up and mentoring of training participants in close cooperation with
other partners


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

ideal candidate for the LWF World Service Project Officer– Peace Building job
opportunity must hold a University degree in Development Studies, Sociology,
Political Science, Leadership and Management or any relevant field;

At least
three years’ experience in Conflict Management in a humanitarian setting;

in working with PoCs and Local Communities to promote community- based
structures and institutions for self-management.;

representation, facilitation, negotiation and coordination experience;

in computer programming; word processing, spreadsheets etc;

in peace building /community security projects;

enthusiastic and able to work long hours to achieve the objectives of the

to work in a multicultural environment;


How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should submit an updated CV and Application
letter giving a day time telephone contact and email addresses of 3 (three)
work related referees only through our recruitment email,


Please use the full
job title of the position you are applying for as the subject line


Deadline: Friday, 22nd January 2021 by 5:00pm


NB: Only
short-listed candidates will be contacted


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