International NGO Jobs – Programme Officer – Education at Build Africa Uganda (BAU)

Organisation: Build
Africa Uganda (BAU)
Duty
Station:
Uganda
About
US:
Build Africa Uganda (BAU) is an
International NGO that has done development work for the last thirty years. BAU
programmes in Uganda focus on income improvement and support to education
improving the quality of Education and income sources for communities with
cross-cutting themes in HIV/AIDS and gender. BAU currently works in the
districts of Kumi, Ngora, Paliisa, Kibuku, Bugiri, Oyam, Bukedea, Masindi,
Kiryandongo and Buliisa.
Job Summary: The
Programme Officer – Education will mainly oversee all field level
responsibility for the implementation of the Education Projects in Masindi area
office. The incumbent will provide technical and operational oversight for the
project implementations and will be expected to continually observe the
day-to-day effectiveness of the project delivery, noting and reporting any
areas where improvements are possible. S/he will supervise and ensure that
project activities are in carried out as agreed including monitoring and
reviewing project impact. S/he will work closely with the project officer; will
be a member of the project implementation team. This post also supports
planning and design processes. The programme officer will report to the Area
programme Manager.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    Programme Officer – Education should hold a relevant degree (Education,
    Development Studies, Social work and Community based development)
  • A
    minimum of five years of demonstrated experience in development projects,
    preferably with an INGO.
  • Past
    exposure and experience in managing education community based projects
    with a focus on early grade reading or early childhood development
  • Working
    knowledge and experience of MEL approaches, methods and tools
  • Good
    knowledge and understanding of project cycle management
  • Prior
    experience of direct working with communities
  • The
    applicant must be a person of high integrity that will model BAU’s core
    values.
  • Ability
    to ride a motorcycle with a valid Rider’s permit.
  • Should
    be proactive in thinking and able to question the status quo in their day
    to day work.
  • Detailed
    knowledge and understanding of the education system of Uganda
  • The
    applicant should have detailed knowledge and understanding of Child
    Protection issues
  • Working
    knowledge of the local Language in the working area is an added advantage
    (Swahili, Runyoro and Luo)
How to Apply: 
All candidates are encouraged
to send their applications to: The Human Resources Officer, Kampala via email
to:recruit@build-africauganda.org
OR
Physically submit applications
to addresses below;
Build Africa Uganda- Kampala
(Head Office), Plot 431 &424, Central Zone, Off Gaba Road, P.O. Box 7224
Kampala. Uganda
OR
Build Africa Uganda – Kumi,
Plot 28 Liang Road, P.O. Box 350 Kumi. Tel 0392 769648
OR
Build Africa Uganda- Masindi,
Plot 2 Kabalega Crescent, P.O. Box 66 Masindi. Tel 0392899862
Deadline:  24th July 2015 by
1.00pm
NB:
Only Shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.

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