Project Officer Early Childhood US Non-profit Careers – Right To Play

Organisation: Right
To Play
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Project
Manager (PM)
About US:
Right To Play is
headquartered in Toronto, Canada and has operations in North America, Europe,
the Middle East, Asia and Africa. Right To Play is a global organization
committed to improving the lives of children and youth affected by conflict,
disease and poverty. Established in 2000, Right To Play has pioneered a unique
play-based approach to teaming and development which focuses on quality
education, life skills, health, gender equality, child protection and building
peaceful communities. 
Job Summary: The
Project Officer Early Childhood is responsible for the effective administration
of the project and reporting on the outcome to internal and external contacts
as required. He/she is responsible for providing direct advice and guidance to
planners for effective implementation of Right To Play ECD projects in the
project location.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Actively contributes to the formulation of the project strategic
    plans feeding into the overall country strategic plan.
  • Prepares and leads the implementation plan of project activities
    from existing operational plan.
  • Develops and strengthens understanding of our project management
    cycle with project staff and partners.
  • Oversees training of coaches delivered by Field
  • Facilitators and observes coaches’ performance for certification.
  • Shares activity plans with local NGOs, CBOS(Community-based
    Organizations) and looks for synergies and opportunities to work together.
  • Maintains a positive working relationship with Ministry of Foreign
    Affairs, Ministry of Education and other Ministries and partners.
  • Ensures implementation of Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) and
    agreements with local representation of Government, UN Agencies and
    partner organizations.
  • Visits project locations to oversee activities, events and collects
    information to report on performance outcomes.
  • Works with school directors and teachers to develop their
    understanding of RTP‘s monitoring and evaluation system as it relates to
    reporting on children and teachers actively involved in sport and play
  • Ensures accurate collection and timely submission of quantitative
    and quantitative monitoring in formation according to RTP monitoring
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Right To Play Project Officer Early
    Childhood job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in childhood
    development, education, social sciences and or any related discipline,
  • Three years of experience in working with ECD field including
    experience in assessing ECD development activities.
  • Emergency programming, including preparedness and planning.
  • Knowledge in child and/or adult education.
  • Knowledge in Sport or Development.
  • Experience developing and managing budgets
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills both written and
  • Self-starter with ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Strong organizational and delegation skills
  • Able to meet deadlines and prioritize tasks‘
  • Strong development and team building skills
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send an updated resume
and cover letter to:  and kindly include
“Position” and your name in the subject line. Please indicate your salary
expectations in the cover letter.
Deadline: 10th July 2018
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