Fresher Programme Assistant NGO Jobs – Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE)

Job Title:   Programme Assistant

Organisation: Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE)

Duty Station:  Masindi, Uganda


About US:

Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE) is a national women’s non-governmental organization based in Kampala.  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 Programme Assistant to support the Programme Officer in the implementation of the organization’s work at Masindi Field Office.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support to prepare project and periodic specific work plans to guide implementation of activities.
  • Support to mobilize and organize beneficiaries, partners and other stakeholders for training and participation in project activities.
  • Represent FOWODE at key forums such as sector meetings at district and regional level in consultation with your line supervisor.
  • Support the Programme Officer in the preparation and provision of project reports in a timely and accurate manner including monthly reports, quarterly reports, donor reports and annual reports.
  • Promote the organization’s visibility in the print and electronic media including social media.
  • Ensure cost effective use of all FOWODE’s resources in line with the national laws, organizational policy and values.

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Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Diploma in Social Work and Social Administration, Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, SWASA, Community Psychology, Mass Communication and Development Studies.
  • A Certificate or Post Graduate Diploma in Project Planning and Management and knowledge in Gender Studies is an added advantage.
  • At least two years of experience working at field level
  • Good communication skills
  • Good report writing skills
  • Public Relation skills
  • Basic monitoring and evaluation skills
  • Computer skills with knowledge in internet usage
  • Must be resident in Masindi.
  • Must be able to communicate fluently in the local language.
  • Must be able to ride a motor cycle.


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and submit their cover letters, a detailed curriculum vitae and copies of relevant academic documents to


Please ensure that your attachments do not exceed 5 MB.


Deadline: 28th May 2023 at 5.00pm


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