2 Fresher Social Work Careers – Program Officer at WEI/Bantwana

Organisation: WEI/Bantwana
Project Name: USAID’s Better Outcomes for Children and
Youth Project
Funding Source: PEPFAR/USAID
Duty Station:  Jinja,
Gulu, Uganda
About WEI:
WEI/Bantwana Initiative is a
Non-Governmental Organization that helps families and children orphaned and
made vulnerable by HIV/AIDS to access the comprehensive support and care they
need to grow into healthy adults.
About USAID Project:
The Bantwana Initiative of World
Education is implementing the USAID’s Better Outcomes for Children and Youth in
Eastern and Northern Uganda program—a $24.5 million program with a large sub
grant component. The Program is being implemented across 13 districts in
Eastern and Northern Uganda. Better Outcomes works with families, communities,
Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), Local Government and the private sector to
address the long-term, comprehensive needs of vulnerable children and families
through improved OVC service delivery.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Actively
support project implementation of integrated OVC service delivery interventions
in defined regions
·        
Work
in liaison with the project senior technical staff to manage the project
implementation in target districts and coordinate with other program partners
and stakeholders
·        
Support
project monitoring and evaluation and work with partners to deliver quality
programming and set up sound M&E reporting systems
·        
Build
and strengthen working relationships with districts and communities.
·        
Support
government and CSO partners in program planning and implementation
·        
Support
all aspects of report writing
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The
USAID Project Program Officer should hold a bachelor’s degree in Social Work,
Community Development or related field
·        
Past
experience in OVC and HIV-related programming for children and youth
·        
Possess
excellent communication, interpersonal and critical analysis skills
·        
Fluency
in local language and added advantage
·        
Computer
literacy skills i.e. PowerPoint, Word and Excel
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested
candidates who wish to join the USAID Project are encouraged to Apply via
E-mail only be sending an updated CV and cover letter to: weijobs2015@gmail.com
NB:
Please clearly include name and title of the position you are applying for and
indicate a preferred location (Jinja, Gulu or no preference) for jobs that are
in both locations in the subject line of the email.
Deadline: 15th May, 2015

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