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

Organisation: Straight Talk
Foundation (STF)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Centre
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
Qualifications, Skills and
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
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:
Deadline: 11th November 2016
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