NGO Jobs – Project Officer – YETA Project at Reproductive Health Uganda (RHU)

Job
Title:    Project Officer-Youth Empowerment through
Agriculture (YETA)
Organisation:
Reproductive Health Uganda (RHU)
Duty
Station:
Uganda
Reports
to:
Gender & Youth Coordinator
About
US:
Reproductive
Health Uganda (RHU) is a member of the International Planned Parenthood
Federation (IPPF), and its core mandate is to promote high quality, high-impact
and gender sensitive Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights information
and services through capacity building, specialized service delivery, issue
specific advocacy and strategic partnerships.
Job
Summary:
The Project Officer will be responsible for the day to day
implementation of the Youth Empowerment through Agriculture (YETA) Project activities
assigned to RHU in the region of operation. The officer will act as de-facto
RHU representative on the YETA project team at the respective regional office
Key
Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Organize and monitor project activities to ensure
attainment of planned results and desired learning in a timely manner
·        
Render technical support to the project team to
fully integrate sexual and reproductive health aspects within the YETA
programme
·        
Document case studies, success stories, promising
practices and lessons learnt in relation to the integration of SRHR and
Livelihoods for young people, in a systematic manner and share information with
the Project Coordinator and other stakeholders
·        
Ensure timely, accurate and comprehensive
reporting on all project activities, adhering to organizational and donor
requirements
·        
Develop and maintain networks with Project
partners, local district authorities, communities and other significant
stakeholders
·        
Perform any other professional duties as may be
assigned by the supervisor
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
The Project Officer should preferably hold a Bachelor’s
degree in Public Health, Social Work, Social Sciences or related discipline from
an accredited university or college; and
·        
A minimum of three or more years of progressive
experience in project management with a reputable Non-Government Organization
(NGO).
·        
Working knowledge concerning integrated Sexual and
Reproductive Health services.
·        
Possess skill in providing related training,
quality of care assessment, supervision, excellent writing skills and provision
of feedback.
·        
Demonstrated leadership, administration and
motivation skills, organizational ability and ability to multi-task and deliver
accurate and complete results in an efficient and timely manner.
·        
Proven ability to work effectively with minimum
supervision and under pressure, and ability to coach, guide, and build task
oriented teams. (Knowledge of local language is an advantage, but not a
prerequisite).
How
to Apply: 
All
candidates are encouraged to either post or hand-deliver a letter of
application with certified copies of academic transcripts, a detailed
Curriculum Vitae and other relevant certificates plus contact addresses (e-mail)
of three referees (including day time telephone numbers) to: The Executive
Director, Reproductive Health Uganda, P.O. Box 10746 Kampala Or hand-deliver
at: RHU Head Office, Plot 2, Katego Road, Kamwokya (Opposite Uganda Museum) or submit
electronically via email to: rhu@rhu.or.ug
and copy to hr@rhu.or.ug
NB:
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Applications received after the
closing date will not be considered. Female applicants are encouraged to apply
Deadline:
2nd June, 2015.
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