4 Project Field Officer Career Jobs at ACODEV

Organisation: Action for
Community Development (ACODEV)
Project Name: Save the
Children Keep It Real (KIR) Project
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Project
Coordinator
About US:
Action for Community
Development (ACODEV) is a national NGO that has been implementing program in
Uganda for 11 years now. ACODEV has received funding from Save the Children
International (with support from the Dutch Government) to continue implementing
the Keep It Real (KIR) project in all divisions of Kampala Capital City
Authority this 2015. The project which is a Sexuality Education project aims at
providing boys and girls with age appropriate, culturally relevant and
scientifically accurate information. The ultimate goal of the project is to
contribute to reduced unintended and early pregnancy, child marriage,
contributing to HIV prevention, improved health, and helping young people to
complete school, and contribute to a productive and empowered younger
generation. The project will work s with in-school going young people in 100
primary and secondary schools and 20 out of schools youth groups
Job Summary:  The Project Field Officers will be responsible
for day to day implementation of the Keep It Real Project activities within the
field in schools and out of school youth groups. The incumbents will be
responsible for follow-ups in schools and community youth group; ensure
effective and timely reporting about all field activities conducted;
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    candidates should hold Degrees in Social Sciences, Development Studies,
    SWSA, Nursing, Public health with relevant field experience
  • Three
    or more years relevant NGO or field experience in Uganda.
  • Working
    knowledge of the Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health Policies and the
    dynamics of young people health issues in Uganda is key.
  • Working
    knowledge of Save the Children International operational standards
    including the Child Safeguard policies is important 
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and
interested applicants who wish to join ACODEV should send their cover letters,
updated CV, copies of academic documents and contacts for three referees to:
Human Resources Department,
Action for Community Development, Plot 98/99 Masoli Rd, off Gayaza road, P.O
Box 22234, Kampala, Uganda Or ACODEV Regional Office, Kasese District; 300
meters off Kasese Mbarara Highway near Rwenzori International Hotel.
Deadline: 9th February, 2015
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