Fresher Project Assistant – GBV NGO Jobs – Lutheran World Federation

Job Title:   Project Assistant – GBV (Fresher NGO Jobs)

Organisation: Lutheran World Federation

Duty Station: Adjumani, Uganda

Reports to: Project Officer


About Organisation:

The Lutheran World Federation is a global communion of national and regional Lutheran denominations headquartered in the Ecumenical Centre in Geneva, Switzerland. The federation was founded in the Swedish city of Lund in the aftermath of the Second World War in 1947 to coordinate the activities of the many differing Lutheran churches. Since 1984, the member churches are in pulpit and altar fellowship, with common doctrine as the basis of membership and mission activity.


Job Summary:  Under the guidance of the Project Officer, the Project Assistant is responsible for the day-to-day general implementation of Gender Based Violence (GBV) cases within the settlements and host communities.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Project Implementation

  • Assist the project officer in identifying GBV/ SGBV cases and promote active participation of beneficiaries and intermediaries in the planning, implementation and evaluation of the project activities
  • In collaboration with the project officer, provide guidance to community structures to report cases of GBV/SGBV
  • Provide basic psychosocial support for survivors of gender-based violence and human rights violations;
  • Liaise with the project officer, legal Officer and Lawyers to facilitates legal representation to complainants as necessary especially in regard to mobilization
  • Participate in the coordination meetings on GBV, partakes in SGBV training in the identification of survivors, assess victims and provide medical care support where necessary and makes appropriate referrals
  • Ensuring timely and prompt case follow up of all GBV cases
  • Using participatory methods, identifies and engages key stake holders in promoting active community participation in prevention and responses to SGBV
  • Train community structures and stakeholders on GBV prevention and response SASA methodology
  • Collect and tabulate data field data on project activities carried on a regular basis and undertake impact assessment using participatory approaches for all beneficiaries to determine the relevance and impact of the assistance offered;
  • Ensure all survivors received appropriate services depending on the clients need
  • Ensure Adherence to the principle of confidentiality and dignity
  • Ensure that weekly reports and monthly reports are submitted to the responsible officer within the specified time.

Project Planning

  • Ensure that all activities have approved work plan
  • Ensure that all work plan is submitted to the Project Officer in time

Staff Management

  • Ensure that all community-based facilitators comply with LWF code of conduct and the child protection policy
  • Report issues that affects the community Base facilitators to the Settlement Officer

Financial management / Budget Monitoring & Control

  • Ensure correct documentation of complaints tools e.g. attendance list, distribution list, beneficiaries list and ensure proper filing of project documents

Project Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting

  • Conduct regular field visits to all beneficiaries site where project activities are under taken, check on progress and verify existing case loads needs, document challenges on deliveries and utilizations of protection inputs in line with project objectives.
  • Documentation of story of change on a quarterly basis
  • Develop project monitoring plans to ensure that project activities are implemented as per the expectation.


  • Undertake other related duties as may reasonably be assigned by the Supervisor.

Qualifications Skills and Experience:

  • University Degree in Gender and Women Studies, Social work, Social Sciences, Development or other relevant field of study
  • At least two years of experience in Project Management/Community Development programming
  • Proven knowledge and experience in developing and implementing community mobilization projects and SASA implementation.
  • Problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Ability to inspire and build capacity of national staff
  • Good interpersonal skills and excellent negotiation skills
  • Excellent English language (both written and spoken)
  • Information Technology (MS Office, Internet)
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines
  • Good team worker with good communication skills
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment, to remain flexible to a changing environment, and to make decisions independently.


NB: LWF/WS is an equal opportunity employer, irrespective of gender, race or religious affiliation. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted!


How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below.


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Deadline: 24th June 2024


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Date Posted 2024-06-11T13:23
Valid Through 2024-06-25T00:00
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization Lutheran World Federation
Job Location Adjumani, Adjumani, Adjumani, 0256, Uganda

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