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

Organisation: Straight Talk
Foundation (STF)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Project
Coordinator, Bursary
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, Bursary will be responsible for implementing field level bursary
programme operations in line with the performance targets and STF bursary
policies and standards.
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant for the Straight Talk Foundation
Project Officer, Bursary job position should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in
Development Studies, Social Sciences, Adult and Community Education or related
A minimum of two years’ experience in
development programmes of managing Bursary/Sponsorship operations is essential.
Prior exposure and experience of working with
local partners and District Local Government in bursary, Health, Education,
HIV/AIDS or Child Protection program delivery.
Possession of demonstrable financial, planning
and budget management skills is a MUST.
Highly developed cultural awareness and ability
to work well with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
Highly developed interpersonal and communication
skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching.
Excellent planning, coordination and reporting
skills, with the ability to organize a substantial workload comprised of
complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities.
Computer literacy and excellent documentation
skills are a must.
Ability to operate a motorcycle.
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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