3 Project Officer Community Engagement and Sponsorship Job Opportunities – Food for the Hungry (FH/U)

Job Title:  Project Officer Community Engagement and Sponsorship (3 Job Opportunities)  

Organisation: Food for the Hungry (FH/U)

Duty Station:   Uganda

Reports to: Project Coordinator (CESP)


About US:

Food for the Hungry (FH/U) is a Christian international relief and development organization that has been working in Uganda since 1989. FH is currently operating programs in Asia, Latin America and Africa with support offices in the UK, Canada, Switzerland, Sweden, United States of America and Japan. FH’s primary goal is to end all forms of poverty World-wide. In Uganda, FH is operational in the Districts of Adjumani, Kitgum, Lamwo, Kole, Kween, Mbale, Namutumba and Amudat Districts implementing programs in four main sectors of Education; Food Security and Livelihoods; Health/Nutrition and Disaster Risk Reduction; with the Head office located in Kampala.


Job Summary:  Under the overall guidance and supervision of the Project Coordinator, this role will be responsible for implementation of the Community Engagement and Sponsorship Project (CESP) creating synergies and integration of sponsorship into community development across the country portfolio and addressing drivers of sustainability at Area Program level. This role will champion and implement interventions that champion the “sponsorship-development nexus” transformational initiative that will ensure that program children and families are involved in community development. Thereafter bringing about sustainable wellbeing of families and children.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Project planning and implementation
  • Stakeholders Engagement, networking and collaboration
  • Monitoring, reporting and documentation
  • Child, Adolescent and youth participation

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Agri-business, Animal husbandry, Forestry, environment, energy conservation, Food science and relevant work experience
  • A post graduate qualification in a relevant field is an added advantage.
  • Four years of experience in program management, compliance, financial management experience. Experience with working with private and institutional donors.
  • Non-profit ministry experience is a plus. Program leadership experience that includes risk and compliance management, financial, and opportunity development
  • Knowledge in value chain development, income generating activities and VSLA is desirable. Ability to speak local language of the area is an added advantage
  • Knowledge in value chain development, income generating activities and VSLA is desirable. Ability to speak local language of the area is an added advantage.


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by Clearly stating the position applied for in the Subject line and submitting only electronic copies in one pdf file not more than 25MB of an application letter, a detailed CV, contact telephone numbers, copies of relevant testimonials/certificates, names/contact details of three referees, addressed to: The Human Resources Manager, Food for the Hungry Uganda Email: recruitment-fhuganda@fh.org


Deadline: Thursday 18th August, 2022 at 4:30pm.


NB: Please consider your application unsuccessful if you don’t hear from us by 15th September, 2022


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