Fresher Education Project Assistant NGO Career Jobs – Finn Church Aid (FCA)

Organisation: Finn Church
Aid (FCA)
Duty Station: 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.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  
  • Support the Education Project Officer and
    the Project Coordinator in implementing the FCA’s Education in Emergency
    and Child Protection project in Bidibidi refugee settlement, Uganda.
  • Work in liaison with the Education Officer
    and the Project Coordinator to initiate and coordinate the planning of the
    Education project activities to ensure optimum utilization of project
    resources.
  • Work in close cooperation with the
    relevant local authorities, community leaders, relevant civil society and
    non-governmental organization collaborating, implementing partners and
    other stakeholders where appropriate in order to achieve the project
    objectives and facilitate project implementation.
  • The jobholder will also collect and
    tabulate on regular basis field data on project activities carried out and
    undertake assessment using participatory approaches for all rights holders
    to determine the relevance and impact of the project activities.
  • Regularly visit all project beneficiaries,
    sites where project activities are undertaken, check on progress and
    identify challenges, offer support as directed by the Project Coordinator
    in line with the project objectives.
  • Promote active participation of the
    refugees, host community, local leaders, rights holders and intermediaries
    in the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of project
    activities as required.
  • Support the Project Education Officer in
    the preparation of periodical work plans and reports on project activities
    and achievements in line with the requirements stipulated in the project
    documents
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Finn Church
    Aid (FCA) Education Project Assistant job placement should hold a good
    University degree or equivalent in Education, Special Needs Education,
    Social Sciences, SWSA, Development Studies or other closely related
    fields.
  • At least two years’ experience in working
    with a humanitarian NGO
  • Previous exposure and experience in
    implementing and monitoring formal and non-formal education projects,
    Education in Emergency interventions with linkages to Child Protection.
  • Experience in implementing ALP project
    activities.
  • Proven experience in community
    mobilization
  • Previous experience in networking and
    working with local government, international actors and UN agencies.
  • Yumbe residents will be preferred
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates who wish to join the Finn Church Aid
(FCA) in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to send their short
applications and updated CVs to: Admin.Ugaco@kua.fi. Please address your
application to:  The Country Manager,
Finn Church Aid (FCA), Uganda program, Plot 2409 Kiwafu Estates – Kansanga,
Kiwafu Rd, P.O. Box 21826, Kampala. 
Uganda
Deadline: 18th April 2017
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