Earn 45m Annually – Project Officer – YELG Project at VSO International

Organisation: VSO International
Duty Station:  Gulu, Uganda
Salary: 45,000,000 per
annum
About VSO:
VSO is the world’s leading independent international development
organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing
countries. Our high-impact approach brings people together to share skills,
build capabilities, promote international understanding and action to change
lives and make the world a fairer place.
Job Summary: The Project
Officer will primarily offer effective and efficient management of the YELG
livelihoods project
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
1. Project Development, Delivery, Monitoring and Evaluation:
  • Oversee the implementation of all aspects
    of the project, including detailed work planning, implementation and
    monitoring.
  • Develop annual, quarterly and monthly work
    plans to deliver on the project objectives, so that the YELG groups are
    economically sustainable.
  • Monitor progress against targets, and
    provide appropriate and timely updates to key stakeholders, including the
    Programme Manager, Deputy Country Director, and Country Director.
  • Responsible for budget planning and
    monitoring of finances, ensuring VSO’s financial and procurement
    requirements are adhered to by the project.
  • Develop specifications for procurement of
    external services or MOU with partner organisations which deliver on the
    project objectives.
  • Compile and maintain a risks and issues
    log at project level.
  • Maintain project management templates,
    produce guidance and support documents.
  • Take responsibility to identify areas of
    good practice for sharing
  • Also, ensuring linkages and referral
    systems are in place.
2. Logistics and Administration:
  • Support and organise key project meetings
    and events.
  • Maintain records – set up and maintain
    project files, establishing document control procedures.  Maintain quality register, other
    registers and logs as necessary.
3. Grant Management: Support in the effective monitoring of
donor grant allocated to project, ensuring appropriate reporting in place.
4. Monitoring and Evaluation: Ensure project documentation is
collected and maintained in such a way to assist donor reporting and the
M&E requirements of the programme
5. Project Development, Delivery, Monitoring and Evaluation:
  • Oversee implementation of all aspects of
    the project, including detailed work planning, implementation and
    monitoring.
  • Develop annual, quarterly and monthly work
    plans to deliver on the project objectives, so that the YELG groups are
    economically sustainable.
  • Monitor progress against targets, and
    provide appropriate and timely updates to key stakeholders, including the
    Programme Manager, Deputy Country Director, and Country Director.
  • Responsible for budget planning and
    monitoring of finances, ensuring VSO’s financial and procurement
    requirements are adhered to by the project.
  • Develop specifications for procurement of
    external services or MOU with partner organisations which deliver on the
    project objectives.
  • Compile and maintain a risks and issues
    log at project level.
  • Maintain project management templates,
    produce guidance and support documents.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The candidate should hold a Bachelor’s
    degree in social studies, development, business administration or
    agriculture with at least 2 years work experience
  • Good facilitation skills
  • Past exposure and experience of working
    with grassroots community organizations and facilitating them to develop
    their own solutions.
  • Skills and experience in delivering
    relevant soft skills (Group dynamics, and enterprise / business support)
Working with young people: Experience of working with, and
understanding the challenges faced by young people in northern Uganda.
Livelihoods Projects: Understanding approaches to delivering on
sustainable livelihoods and experience of delivering livelihoods projects.
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to
Apply by visiting the web link below.
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