World Vision Uganda Jobs – Project Officer (Education)

Reports to: Project Manager
Project: Pader improved Education
Organisation: World Vision Uganda
About World Vision Uganda:
World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Governmental Organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 40 districts in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.” We are now seeking for qualified persons willing to share in our vision to join the team in the following roles.
Job Purpose: To implement all project activities in the designated sub-counties in Pader district, for improved quality of education by supporting approaches for promoting literacy, numeracy and life skills for girls and boys.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Mobilisation of the target community groups/ beneficiaries for participation under the different activities
  • Monitor the achievements against the indicators of the logframe
  • Support the carrying out of most of the training to be implemented during the project
  • Support the teacher training and continuous assessment activities to improve performance of children
  • Coordinate sensitization campaigns on the value of education among the target community
  • Work with the stake holders’ especially local government and civil society, to build relationships and consensus on educational issues.
  • Ensure the project is implemented according to the project document and within Learning through Evaluation, Accountability & Planning (LEAP) guidelines and according to World Vision International Regulations.
  • Complete monthly work plans and monthly reports in alignment with the project design documents.
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
  • Degree in Social Work & Social Administration, Education, Development studies, or related field
  • Three years or more experience in education management programs
  • Relevant teamwork experience and good interpersonal skills
  • Good command of written English with experience in donor reporting
  • Self motivated with excellent time management skills.
  • A mature and committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
How to Apply:
Qualified candidates may submit their application and complete Curriculum Vitae, via email to wvujobs@wvi.org . Please address the application to the People and Culture Manager and do indicate the post title in the email subject line.
(Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply).
We do appreciate your interest in working with us. However, only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 15th February, 2013
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