Earn 2m monthly – Field Officer at Africa Development Corps (ADC)

Job Title: Field Officer
Organisation: Africa Development Corps (ADC)
Duty Station: Gulu, Uganda
Salary: Ugx 2,000,000 gross
About ADC:
Africa Development Corps (ADC), formerly known as Visions in Action, is
an international NGO based out of Washington DC, working in relief and
development throughout Africa. Over the past 23 years we have been involved in
the implementation of a wide range of humanitarian activities in countries such
as Uganda, Tanzania, South Africa and Liberia. In particular, ADC has
implemented development and relief programs in the areas of HIV/AIDS,
education, youth development and food security.
ADC is about to undertake a peace building education programme for both
refugee and host communities in two refugee camps in the Western Nile region of
Uganda. The program aims to increase access to quality, relevant peace building
education for both refugee and host communities.
Job Summary: The ADC Field Officer will work in liaison with
all program staff, and provide the Education Officer and Country Manager with
monthly progress reports. The field Officer will also manage a team of field
assistants directly underneath them and so previous management experience is
essential.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
 
  • Maintain, build and grow key working
    relationships with other NGOs working within the refugee settlements to
    ensure coordination and collaboration.
  • Build strong working relationships with
    refugee and host communities.
  • Implement advocacy and awareness events
    and campaigns.
  • Responsible for implementing large scale
    academic and recreational events.
  • Maintain a constant presence within
    refugee settlement areas where ADC is working.
  • Based on ADC programming, deliver weekly
    training sessions to various stakeholders within the refugee settlements.
  • Uphold the values of ADC at all times.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:  
  • The Field Officer must possess a relevant University
    Degree or equivalent experience required.
  • Ideally, the candidate must also have a background
    in education and a good knowledge of Peace Building and Emergency
    Education strategies.
  • Five or more years’ experience in
    nonprofit setting and/or international NGO setting essential.
  • Possess excellent English communication
    skills, both written and oral, and be willing to travel to challenging
    rural environments.
  • Good time keeping skills and ability
  • Possess the ability to work to targets and
    tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work without direct supervision
    to achieve the missions of ADC.
  • Past experience of managing a team.
  • In addition to English, people speaking
    any of the following languages are especially encouraged to apply; Dinka, Nuer,
    Luo, Nyoro and Ma’di.
How to Apply: 
Please express your interest by sending an E-mail application to:
uganda@africadevcorps.org.
The email application should include a CV, covering letter stating why
you qualify for the position, and three references. Please do not include all
of your academic certificates in your application. The subject line of the
email should read: Application for the role of Field Officer.
Deadline: 25th July 2014

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