Project Officer – CSEC NGO Jobs – Protecting Families Against HIV/AIDS (PREFA)

Organisation: Protecting Families Against HIV/AIDS (PREFA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Program Manager
About PREFA:
Families Against HIV/AIDS (PREFA) is an indigenous Non-Governmental
Organization (NGO) that was formed to contribute to Uganda’s efforts in
enhancing access to quality HIV/AIDS prevention, care, treatment, and support
services to families with a historical focus on Elimination of Mother-to-Child
Transmission (eMTCT) of HIV. PREFA has secured funding for interventions
against Commercial Sex Exploitation of Children (CSEC), targeting the areas of
Kampala and Wakiso.
Job Summary: The Project Officer – CSEC will offer technical
support and guidance in the planning, implementation as well as monitoring and
evaluation of activities to counter CSEC in Kampala & Wakiso Districts.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • The incumbent will serve as the primary link
    person between the three implementing partners in this project in the day
    to day activities.
  • Ensure a functional and effective feedback
    platform for various implementing partners.
  • Provide technical support to the three
    implementing partners for the interventions against CSEC.
  • Effective coordination mechanism with various
    stakeholders – Law Enforcement, Health System, and relevant Government
    structures etc.
  • Responsible for the preparation and submission
    of timely work plans submitted to PREFA & shared with the relevant
  • Preparation and submission of timely,
    comprehensive and accurate reports.
  • Ensure increased awareness about and
    involvement of various stakeholders in interventions against CSEC right
    from Community level.
  • Engage various stakeholders on policy in the
    area of CSEC.
  • Regularly and continuously update and
    document performance indicators for monitoring CSEC activities.
  • Guide the entire project on documentation of
    success stories and lessons in CSEC that can enable the writing of a Best
    Practice document (to be published in a Peer reviewed platform) that can
    be used for benchmarking implementation of similar projects.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The ideal candidate for the Project Officer –
    CSEC should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science, Adult &
    Community Education Social Works and Social Administration or Development
    Studies. Applicants with a Bachelor’s Degree in any health related field or
    Project Planning & management will also be considered
  • The applicant should preferably have training
    and skills in Monitoring and Evaluation.
  • Good report and scientific writing skills
  • Computer literacy i.e. proficiency in Microsoft
    Excel, Word and other Microsoft Office Packages.
  • Good team player.
  • Previous experience working with district
    & community structures.
  • Prior exposure and experience implementing a
    similar project is an added advantage.
How to Apply:
interested candidates should send a current detailed CV, application letter,
copies of testimonials and certificates; and three professional references with
telephone and email contacts to:
Executive Director,
Families Against HIV/AIDS (PREFA),
71, Lithuli Avanue Bugolobi,
Box 25769, Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: Wednesday, 9th March, 2016
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