Project Officer Non-profit Job Opportunities – Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE)




Job Title:       Project Officer
Organization: Forum
for African Women Educationalists (FAWE)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Programs Manager
About US:
Forum for African Women
Educationalists (FAWE) Uganda Chapter is a Non-Governmental Organization
established in 1997 as part of the wider FAWE Network to address gender
disparities in Education.
Job Summary: The Project
Officer will be part of the programs team and shall provide support in
planning, budgeting and implementation of the “Building Resilience: Education
Opportunities in Fragile and Crisis Affected Environments” project activities
in Lamwo Refugee Settlement. She/he has to ensure that high quality work is
done in the delivery of services towards achieving the objectives of the
project.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Actively
    participate in the Project Planning and budgeting processes
  • Ensure
    that project specific activities are effectively and efficiently
    implemented as per project calendar
  • Coordinate
    the trainings of different beneficiary categories as per the project work
    plan
  • Organize
    and coordinate meetings with different categories as outlined in the
    project work plan
  • Ensuring
    proper follow-up for proper implementation of outlined activities among
    different stakeholders
  • Actively
    participate in the coordination of meetings with other settlement
    stakeholderssuch as OPM, UNHCR, consortium members, other operating
    partners and the district local government
  • Prepare
    and submit good quality reports to the immediate supervisor in a timely
    manner
  • Ensure
    clear documentation of project success stories as well as filing and
    maintaining all project documents in both soft and hard copy and share on
    regular basis with the supervisor.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Social Sciences,
    Social Work and Social Administration, Development Studies, Adult and
    Community Education or related field is essential
  • Three
    years of work experience with an international or local NGO in refugee
    emergency context.
  • Computer
    literacy (MS Word, Excel, Statistical Packages)
  • Knowledge
    of Acholi language is a must
  • Knowledge
    of Arabic will be an added advantage
  • Working
    knowledge of project planning and management
  • Demonstrated
    capacity building skills
  • High
    standard of integrity, discretion and loyalty
  • Actively
    seeks out feedback on their performance (both results and behaviors) with
    a view to continuous learning and growing
  • Self-driven
    and able to work under minimal supervision
  • Build
    relationships –ability to establish and maintain positive working
    relationships with others both internally and externally to achieve the
    goals of the organization
  • Demonstrated
    report writing skills
  • An
    excellent understanding of the concepts and practices of participatory
    development approaches
  • Financial
    management skills
  • Excellent
    communication skills
How to Apply:
All candidates should send
their applications with updated CVs to;
The Human Resource Manager
Forum for African Women
Educationalists Uganda Chapter
C/O The District Education
Officer
Lamwo District Local Government
Lamwo District Headquarters
OR
The Human Resource Manager
Forum for African Women
Educationalists Uganda Chapter
P.O Box 24117
Kampala
OR
Hand deliver to
Forum for African Women
Educationalists Uganda Chapter
Plot 328, Magulu Close, Bukoto
Kampala
Deadline: 31st March 2018
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