NGO Social Science Jobs – Project Officer at TPO Uganda

Job Title: Project Officer
Organisation: TPO Uganda
Location: Kampala
Reports to: Program Manager
TPO Uganda seeks to recruit a competent person to fill the position of one of its projects in Northern Uganda.
Duties & Responsibilities
·         This position will be responsible for providing overall technical leadership to the project; including managing all aspects of project implementation; through liaison with implementing partners and other field staff;
·         Preparing and maintaining of reports;
·         Providing overall responsibility for the day to day operations including finance, administration and procurement;
·         Coordination and accountability of project activities and resource utilization.
·         A degree in Social work, Social sciences, Development studies or a related field of study.
·         A post graduate qualification in project management will be an added advantage.
Essential Experience
·         Previous experience of working in an NGO with — 5 years in a coordination position in the areas of Child rights, psychosocial support, community rehabilitation, trauma support, mental health; post conflict social protection.
·         Experience working in local government systems, managing private/public partnerships.
Essential Skills and Knowledge
·         Proven ability to motivate and develop a team.
·         Excellent organizational skills with ability to coordinate activities.
·         Ability to communicate effectively both internally and externally
How to Apply
Only persons meeting these specifications should apply.
Female candidates are in particular encouraged to apply.
Address your application letter to the Human Resource Manager, and submit your CV, an application letter and a table showing your past 3 year salary history to  stating the position that you are applying for in the subject line; P.O Box, 21646 Kampala Uganda
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
Deadline: 15th October, 2012
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