Several Reach Field Officer NGO Jobs – ACTED Uganda

Job Title:  Reach Field Officer (Several Jobs)

Organisation: ACTED Uganda

Duty Station: Rhino Camp and Nakivale, Uganda


About US:

ACTED is an independent international, private, non-partisan and non-profit organization that operates according to principles of strict neutrality, political and religious impartiality, and non-discrimination. ACTED was created in 1993 to support populations affected by the conflict in Afghanistan. Based in Paris, France, ACTED now operates in 38 countries worldwide. ACTED sectors of intervention include emergency relief, food security, health promotion, economic development, education & training, microfinance, local governance & institutional support, and cultural promotion.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: The REACH Field Officer shall be responsible for:

  • Managing enumeration teams
  • Facilitating focus group discussions

Logistics support

  • Any other tasks needed to ensure the success of the REACH mission in Uganda

Data collection and analysis

  • The REACH Field Officer will manage and lead field data collection (including recruitment and training of enumerators), develop/review/update the manual for enumerator trainings, provide support to assessment teams with analysis of data, and ensure that all data they collect is properly stored onto a server.

Field coordination

  • The REACH Field Officer will lead enumeration teams of up to 30 or more individuals in the refugee settlements and be responsible for providing direction, logistical and technical support to the enumerators.
  • The F.O will also support the Assessment and GIS/Data team as and when required. The F.O will directly manage Field Assistants and their enumeration teams.
  • The F.O will initiate, develop and maintain a professional relationship with relevant stakeholders, and regularly update the stakeholders’ database. They also must ensure accountability to and that assessment respondents are treated with respect (and regularly disseminate the CRM platform).

Logistics support

  • Ensure compliance with ACTED logistics and finance policies and procedures, develop procedures for tracking, management and deployment of assets (phones, tablets & other data collection equipment) in the field, and provide logistics support to the REACH Field and assessment teams. They will also provide support in organizing movement of REACH teams to and from field locations, identifying accommodations and office space, and liaising with appropriate government authorities to ensure REACH can conduct activities as needed.
  • The FO will also Manage payments and all finances in the field, collecting all required documentation for compliance while adhering to determined timelines.

Security and safety

  • The REACH Field Officer will ensure that the enumeration teams adhere to the ACTED safety and security protocols, and Code of Conduct, regularly update the security focal person on all matters pertaining to field security including providing daily updates when required, and ensure the privacy and security of information collected in the field through adherence to IMPACT’s data protection policies.

Accountability to Communities and Beneficiaries

  • The staff member is responsible for ensuring that all relations with the communities we work with are conducted in a respectful and consultative manner. Due attention must be paid to ensuring that communities are adequately consulted and informed about ACTED programme objectives, activities, beneficiary selection criteria, and methodologies. This is the responsibility of every ACTED staff member.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline (Social Sciences, Development Studies, etc) required
  • At least two years of experience in humanitarian or development organizations, preferably in a field-based position
  • Willingness and ability to work in a dynamic and fast-paced field environment for extended periods of the time required
  • Strong skills with the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience in using ODK for quantitative data collection, or the ability to rapidly master the process
  • Experience in hiring and managing casual laborers
  • Experience in data collection (conducting focus group discussions and KIIs)
  • Experience in collecting information using hand-held GPS devices
  • Knowledge of creating kml/ kmz files in Google Earth
  • Positive attitude and a willingness to learn
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to work in a cross-cultural environment requiring flexibility
  • Prior experience working in refugee settlements an asset.
  • Written and spoken fluency in English required;
  • Working knowledge of Juba Arabic and/ or regional languages (in South Sudan, DRC, Burundi etc) an asset
  • Ability to work independently.


How to Apply:

All qualified Uganda Nationals with the required qualifications/skills are invited to submit their applications accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae and cover letter as a single PDF document with the cover letter being on the first page and the CV starting on the second page, detailing three work related referees and contacts. Send to with the subject line as APPLICATION FOR FIELD OFFICER – UGANDA. Note that Applications sent without this exact subject line will not be shortlisted.



NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Shortlisting will be done on rolling basis and ACTED reserves the right to hire before the deadline.


Deadline: 31st May 2024 by 5:00pm


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Date Posted 2024-05-20T10:23
Valid Through 2024-05-31T17:00
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization ACTED Uganda
Job Location Rhino Camp, Rhino Camp, Rhino Camp, 0256, Uganda

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