3 Fresher ICS Programme Officer Job Opportunities – Restless Development

Organization: Restless
Duty Station: Jinja,
Gross Annual Salary: UGX 18,709,177 gross per annum
Reports to: Programme
Co-ordinator– Restless Development Uganda
About US:
Restless Development
(Uganda) is an International NGO established to address the challenges faced by
young people in Uganda by placing young people at the forefront of change and
development. Our vision is for all Ugandan youth to live healthy and productive
lives, fully supported by those around them. Our programming focuses on three
core areas: youth sexual and reproductive health and rights, youth civic
participation and youth employment and livelihoods.
Job Summary: The Programme Officer will support the Restless Development International
Citizenship Service programme leading the implementation of an exciting, Youth
Sexual and Reproductive Health Programme implemented in Iganga and Kayunga
Districts. The incumbent will be responsible for programme preparations and
implementation, managing volunteer leaders and their respective volunteer
teams, developing and managing partnerships as well as programme finance
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Preparation and delivery (35%)
by the Programme Coordinator;
  • Take a lead role in the planning and implementation of the ICS
    programme components.
  • Plan and deliver a comprehensive community sensitisation programme
    and risk assessment.
  • Take lead in identification and orientation of host homes for the
  • Take responsibility of volunteer safety and welfare, through
    training volunteers in Safety and welfare, risk assessment, management and
  • Support the recruitment of
    Team leaders, and Volunteer’s.
  • Support the development of
    programme delivery manuals.
  • Support in all training preparations for volunteers.
  • Ensure monitoring, evaluation and reporting procedures and timelines
    are followed by team leaders and volunteers through the M&E systems.
  • Record and collect evidence of action at home for all volunteers
  • Participate in development and continuous improvement of volunteer
    activities and events innovatively.
Development Management (15%)
  • Ensure that key staff at the Sub-County Offices have a clear
    understanding of Restless Development programme.
  • Identify opportunities for joint activities with District and sub
    county government staff.
  • Prepare and submit quarterly reports to sub county local government.
  • Link young people to available local government and partner
    opportunities supporting youth livelihood and sexual and reproductive
  • Represent Restless Development Uganda at meetings with government
    and NGO partners as required
  • Identify and establish relationships with host homes, schools and
    health centres, and ensure a good working relationship is maintained.
People Management
and Development (15%)
  • Lead performance and Line management of team leaders and volunteers
    as required, serving as a role model at all times.
  • Ensure that all team leaders have clear performance objectives,
    monitored on a monthly basis.
  • Continually support and supervise the outputs of the team leaders
    through line management and performance reviews
  • Support the team leaders to address challenges among them and
    volunteer teams.
  • Build the capacity of team leaders and volunteers as required with
    support of the Programme Coordinator.
  • Ensure volunteer targets are in place
  • Ensure Handover notes are documented per cycle.
Management, support and welfare 15%.
  • Support in carrying out community risk assessment in all placements.
    Ensure volunteers, and team leaders are trained in health and safety
  • Ensure that volunteers and team leaders understand and adhere to the          code of conduct.
  • Report all volunteer and team leader incidents in line with Restless
    Development      health & safety
    policies and procedures.
  • Provide discipline, care and guidance in an approachable, supportive
    way to all the volunteers
  • Assist volunteers in managing challenges faced in the communities.
  • Lead support and welfare meeting with team leaders and host parents.
  • Ensure cross-cultural events and evening activities take place
Financial Planning
and Management (15%)
  • Work closely with the Programme Manager and Finance unit to:
  • Track the project budget and develop quarterly financial reports
  • Ensure that financial management is undertaken according to Restless
    Development policy and procedures
  • Lead on generation of regular updates and reports as required
Other duties as
required (5%)
  • Other duties as required. Occasionally working on weekends, late
    night in case of volunteer incidents and holidays for which time off in
    lieu can be taken

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicants for the Restless Development Programme Officer ICS
    job opportunity should hold a graduate Degree in relevant field of study
    (SRH, education, working with young people).
  • The applicant should have one year of experience in relevant field
    (sexual and reproductive health, youth livelihoods, education and/or
    working with young people)
  • Experience in training and programme management including welfare
  • Excellent IT, written and verbal communication skills 
  • Fluency in
    written and spoken English
  • A good understanding of contemporary development issues particularly
    those related to young people in the field of HIV/AIDS, health and
  • A strong personal commitment to the values, aims and methods
    of Restless Development
  • Ability to analyse problems and make sound operational decisions
  • Experience in youth reproductive health programmes within an NGO
    Knowledge of relevant national and international strategies and frameworks
    in the areas of youth empowerment, sexual health, HIV/AIDS, education and
    poverty issues.
  • Risk mitigations and response skills
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who wish to join Restless Development in
the aforementioned capacity should fill in this form, download
, and send it to ugandajobs@restlessdevelopment.org. Please note
that we DO NOT accept CVs, resumes and cover letters.
Deadline: 9th August 2018
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