Program Officer NGO Job Careers – National Union of Women with Disabilities of Uganda (NUWODU)

Job Title:     Program Officer
Organization: National Union
of Women with Disabilities of Uganda (NUWODU)
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
National Union of Women with Disabilities of Uganda (NUWODU) is an
indigenous women –led Disable Peoples Organization. It is an umbrella
Organization that was formed in 1999 with the overall purpose of bringing
together all categories of girls and women with disabilities including the
physically, sensory and mentally impaired women.
About Project:
NUWODU is planning to implement 3 year project of Promoting inclusive
participation and Livelihoods for women and girls with Disabilities in Busoga
Region. The project will be implemented in four districts of Kamuli, Luuka,
Buyende and Kaliro.
Job Summary: The Program
Officer will be responsible for overall coordination and implementation of the
project activities.
Key Duties and
The incumbent will be in charge of day to day
management of all project activities.
Timely implementation and reporting of all
activities. Compile and submit quality activity reports, progress reports and
all necessary reports in a timely and effective manner.
Ensure quality across intervention.
Manage the initiation and completion of work
plans and Budget
Carry out capacity building and training on
Gender, Human Rights and Disability.
The Job Holder will have to adhere to NUWODU’s
policies and donor guidelines effectively and efficiently.
Work closely and strengthen the relationship of
NUWODU with District Leadership and other stakeholders in the region to deliver
broader goal of the project.
Strengthen coordination with partners, CSOs,
Government and Stakeholders to address issues concerning Girls and Women with
Disabilities that may arise during the implementation
Advocate for the inclusion of women and girls
with disabilities in development programs including linking them to actively
benefit and participate for example Government Operation Wealth Creation, Women
entrepreneurship grant and others.
Actively participate in district activities to
represent the organization
Monitor and evaluate the progress of the
project, document results, best practices and lessons learnt from the project
to inform further intervention.
Actively participate in Mobilization of
Resources for the Organization
Develop training manuals and communications
Mentor, supervise and support the Program
Assistants to deliver quality intervention.
Work closely with the Partner Organization to
deliver the results of the intervention.
Qualifications, Skills and
The Program Officer must possess Bachelor’s
Degree in the following fields; Development Studies, Social Work and
Administration, Social Science, Adult and Community Psychology, Gender and
Community Development, Disability studies and other related Humanities from
reputable Institutions.
Possession of Post Graduate Diploma in Project
Planning and Management, Monitoring and Evaluation, Development studies and
Gender and Disability Studies is an added advantage.
A minimum of four years’ experience in project
management and Implementation, Report Writing, monitoring and evaluation and
resource mobilization.
The applicant must have held supervisory
position of staff under his/her department
Knowledgeable in Gender and Disability issues
Previous experience in working with women and
persons with disabilities
Able to deliver results effectively with minimum
supervision, ability and willingness to learn.
Skills in Monitoring and Evaluation and is able
to document results, lessons and best practices out of interventions
Excellent communication skills
Excellent track record in financial management,
accountability and reporting
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applicants should send a
motivation letter and detailed 2-3 page Curriculum Vitae with three
professional referees addressed and submitted by hand or via email to the
address below:
Chairperson Personnel Committee,
National Union of Women with Disabilities of Uganda
Plot 62, Ntinda Road Kampala -Next to Capital Shoppers Mall
P.O Box 24891Kampala- Uganda.
OR send via email to:
NOTE:  NUWODU is an equal opportunity organization,
and qualified women and girls with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 6th September 2016 by
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