2 Fresher Project Officer NGO Jobs – Straight Talk Foundation (STF)




Organisation: Straight Talk
Foundation (STF)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Centre
Coordinator
About Us:
Straight Talk Foundation is an indigenous health communications NGO
operating nationally in Uganda through the provision of quality behaviour
change programs. Straight Talk Foundation (STF) is a Ugandan health
communication NGO registered in 1997. Straight Talk Foundation has existing
opportunities available on three of its new projects that include;
·        
The Irish AID Bursary Program in Karamoja, that
seeks to benefit bright but disadvantaged children.
·        
The Better Life for Girls, a UNFPA funded
project to improve health and wellbeing of adolescents especially girls in the
Karamoja sub-region.
·        
Prevention of AIDS in Communities of Karamoja
(PACK), funded by the Irish AID.
Job Summary: The Project
Officer will support the Centre Coordinator in the coordination of the
implementation of project operations in line with STF approved plans and
policies.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant for the Straight Talk Foundation
Project Officer vacancy should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Humanities. Post
graduate training in Counseling is an added advantage.
·        
At least two years of relevant working
experience in HIV & AIDS counseling, sexual and reproductive health as well
as provision of youth friendly services preferably in an NGO.
·        
High levels of integrity and commitment.
·        
Ability to intervene with crisis management or
troubleshooting as necessary.
·        
Highly developed interpersonal and communication
skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching.
·        
Computer literacy and excellent documentation
skills are a must.
·        
Excellent time management and planning capacity.
·        
Broad knowledge of approaches and techniques for
mobilisation, sensitization and working with communities.
·        
Working knowledge of youth participation,
training approaches for children, youth and adults.
·        
Broad knowledge of HIV prevention.
·        
Approaches and techniques of guidance and
counseling.
·        
Ability to develop and communicate messages on
sexuality and reproductive health (including HIV & AIDS) for different age
groups and communities.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applicants should send an updated
CV, Cover letter and academic documents to:
The Manager Human Resource & Administration,
Straight Talk Foundation,
Plot 4 Acacia Avenue,
P.O. Box 22366, Kampala. Uganda
Or Send via E-mail to:
straighttalkjobs@gmail.com
Deadline: 11th November 2016
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