3 Fresher Project Officer – GNO Project NGO Job Vacancies – Plan International


Job Title:    Project Officer – GNO
Project (3 Job Opportunities)

Organisation: Plan

Duty Station:  Uganda

Reports to: Project
Manager- GNO Project


About US:

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian
organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We believe
in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by
poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it’s girls who are most
affected. Working together with children, young people, our supporters and
partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the
challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.


Job Summary:  Plan
International Uganda is looking for Three Project Officers to oversee
implementation of its 3 Years project “Strengthening Primary Education in West
Nile” in Nebbi and Madi Okollo Districts, West Nile Region. The overall
responsibility of this position is to manage day to day implementation of the
project interventions in Nebbi and Madi Okollo districts and targeted schools
working in collaboration with other members of the project team and other
project stakeholders (local government, NGO partners, Communities). He/she will
ensure that the project activities are implemented in a timely and efficient
manner in a bid to contribute to improved access, enrollment and attendance.
He/she directly implements project supported interventions to achieve the set
objectives and targets. He/she will be a member of the Education and ECD team
at Program Area level.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

high quality collaboration and coordination is maintained for effective and
efficient implementation of Project interventions by all stakeholders.

will support district and sub district education stakeholders in the
implementation of all Project interventions supported by Plan International
Uganda. He /she will work with the respective district Education Technical
working Committees for smooth coordination, data collection and timely
documentation of all Project activities.

mobilize communities and advocate for enrollment and retention of out of school
children especially girls in project target primary and secondary schools.

conduct planning meetings and come up with ways of addressing any gaps that are
identified including supporting district stakeholders during supervision and
monitoring of Project activities.

Orientation of key district stakeholders on implementation of Project
activities-what it requires, implications, roles and responsibilities-action
Plan for the district

organize and conduct Project reflection and review meetings at team, district
and school levels that bring on board different stakeholders.

project stakeholders conduct quarterly project monitoring and support
supervision visits and meetings.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

applicant must hold a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Primary/Secondary
Education, Child Development, Development Studies, Social Sciences or any
relevant field with wide demonstrated relevant experience working with
International Non-Governmental Organisations.

At least
two years of progressively professional work experience in design,
implementation and evaluation of primary/secondary Education programmes.

coordination and organization skills. Able to work in a matrix environment and
keep track of multiple priorities and adhere to deadlines

skills and experience in report writing, donor compliance and budget

to Identify and synthesis best practices and lessons learned to promote
knowledge management and sustainability.

to work in hard to reach hard to stay areas and familiar with programming for
vulnerable children especially young girls and boys.

effective partnerships with external stakeholders

communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills, with ability to
work with people from diverse cultures

computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft software including MS Word
processing, Power point presentation, Excel spreadsheets, e-mail and web-based

in gender mainstreaming and gender equality and inclusion in humanitarian

working with Education or Child protection programmes.


How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below.




Deadline: 23rd March 2021


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