3 European Union Concern Job Opportunities – Project Officers at Community Integrated Development Initiatives (CIDI)

Organisation: Community Integrated
Development Initiatives (CIDI)
Funding Source: European
Union (EU) and Concern Worldwide
Duty Station:  Uganda
About CIDI:
Community Integrated
Development Initiatives (CIDI) is a National NGO that coordinates and
implements several projects in Uganda. CIDI works at the vanguard of community
development focusing on four thematic areas; water and sanitation promotion,
sustainable agriculture for food and incomes, health promotion, conflict
prevention and peace resolution. CIDI with branches across the country works
amongst the poor and vulnerable communities in both rural and urban areas to
improve their livelihoods.
About Project:
With funding from EU and
CONCERN Worldwide will implement a three year project in which is aimed at
imparting vocational skills targeting both young men and women of Karamoja in
both on farm and off farm activities. The project will be implemented in three
districts of Moroto, Napak and Nakapiripit.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Oversee
    the mobilization of the young karamojong men and women to actively take
    part in the implementation of all project activities.
  • Organize
    and conduct training seminars, workshops and other trainings that are
    geared to achieving the objectives of this project.
  • Work
    closely with and link with other partners and stakeholders in the area
    such as the local entrepreneurs, vocational skills outlets, district
    extension coordination office, arrange sharing sessions with them such as
    quarterly review meetings.
  • Monitor
    and evaluate the impact of implemented projects on the youths and document
    these findings in an agreed format.
  • Work
    with the project manager to make monthly, quarterly, mid and end of year
    progress reports
  • Perform
    any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by CIDI authorized
    management for furtherance of organizational goals
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The
    candidates must hold relevant qualifications in any of the following
    fields; agriculture extension, entrepreneurial skills development, social
    sciences, development studies.
  • Additional
    qualifications in project planning and management, monitoring and
    evaluation and previous work experience with youth development programs is
    an added advantage. A valid riding license is a requirement.
  • A minimum
    of two to three years’ work experience in similar positions.
  • The
    applicant should have excellent report writing, communication and
    interpersonal skills, able to work with minimal supervision and beat tight
    deadlines.
  • The
    ideal candidate for this position must have excellent training skills,
    agriculture extension or entrepreneurial development skills.
  • He/She
    must have a good grasp of the Ngakarimojong language to be able to deliver
    trainings to the youth majority of who are illiterate.
How to Apply:  
All interested and suitably
qualified candidates should hand deliver to CIDI offices in Matanyi (Karamoja)
or Soroti Regional Field Office or Kampala Head office or email their
applications with detailed updated CV together with copies of academic
certificates, recent passport photograph, with at least 3 referees with
day-time telephone number/email addresses to:
Human Resource Manager
Community Integrated
Development Initiatives (CIDI)
P.O Box 692, Kampala, Uganda
Plot 2809 Tankhill Road Muyenga
TEL: 0414 510358
Please Email to:
cidi@cidiuganda.org
Deadline: Friday 10th November 2014.
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