Project Support Officer Non-profit Jobs – Finn Church Aid (FCA)

Job Title:      Project Support Officer
Organisation: Finn Church
Aid (FCA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About FCA:
Finn Church Aid is Finland’s biggest development co-operation
organisation and the second biggest organisation in Finland working in
humanitarian aid. Finn Church Aid is a member of the ACT Alliance (ACT), an
alliance of faith-based development and humanitarian aid organisations forming
one of the world’s largest aid organisations. Finn Church Aid is committed to
continue working until people in need of assistance can make their own living
and fulfil their basic needs. Finn Church Aid also campaigns for dignity and
justice. FCA has received funds from UNICEF to implement a project aimed at
improving the quality of Education in seven districts namely; (Adjumani, Moyo,
Kibale, Nebbi, Yumbe, Zombo, Koboko).
Job Summary: The Project
Support Officer will be responsible for supporting the project coordinator to
undertake project activities. He or she will be accountable to the Project
Coordinator and will from time to time work with her or her office to ensure
proper project implementation.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Support the Project Coordinator in planning,
developing, supervising, implementing and coordinating the project within the
project area of operation
Work closely with and consult regularly with the
M & E Officer to ensure effective implementation
Prepare periodic work plan in liaison with
Project Coordinator
Make regular field visits to the project area of
operation to assess project progress
Assists the Project Coordinator in supervising
project staff and taking appropriate action to ensure efficient and effective
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant should preferably hold a Bachelor’s
degree in Education, Development Studies, Social Work and Social
Administration, Social Sciences and any other related discipline.
Additional qualification in Project Planning and
Management is an added advantage.
A minimum of three years’ experience in
community work of education projects with a reputable public body or NGO.
Computer literacy skills with proficiency in
project planning and management software applications
High integrity, self-driven and able to set own
work schedule with rigorous deadlines.
Ability to initiate and complete assignments and
to work under demanding circumstances with minimal supervision.
Strong organization, supervisory,
problem-solving, interpersonal, communication as well as team building and
negotiation skills.
Knowledge of one of the local languages in Adjumani
Willing to reside in Adjumani and possession of
a valid motorcycle riding license)
How to Apply: All candidates
are encouraged to send their applications either by hand delivery or via  email, addressed to: The Country Manager, Finn
Church AID, Uganda Program, P.O. Box 21826 Kampala. Please send your short
application and CV to:
Deadline: 25th October 2016
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