Entry Level Programme Assistant NGO Jobs – National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda (NUDIPU)

Job Title:        Programme Assistant
Organization: National
Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda (NUDIPU)
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
The National Union
of Disabled Persons of Uganda (NUDIPU) is an umbrella organization promoting
the rights of Persons with disabilities in Uganda with the vision of having
‘Dignity for every person with disability.’ NUDIPU exists to advocate for the
rights of PWDs in a unified voice for improved livelihoods.
Job Summary:  The Programme Assistant will implement the
iSAVE Inclusive Economic Empowerment Programme. The job holder is responsible
for the day-to-day direct implementation of field activities as assigned by the
Programme Officer in Economic Empowerment Programme, taking lead in the
implementation of iSAVE Inclusive Economic Empowerment programme activities in
the district.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Programme Planning
and development
  • Support in the development of the Economic Empowerment programme
  • Develop periodic work plans for activity implementation and write
  • Make appropriate arrangements and prepare logistics for Programme
    meetings, trainings and other activities.
  • Collect and share relevant program information and data in
    accordance with the Programme/project M&E frameworks
  • Support M& E processes.
  • Actively participate in preparation (content) and conducting of
Implementation of
iSAVE Programme activities
  • Take lead in the implementation of iSAVE Inclusive Economic
    Empowerment program activities in the district.
  • Supervise and appraise district based staff.
  • Preside over community sensitization meetings. Support program wide
    progress and impact assessments.
  • Carry out technical capacity assessments of the district and
    establish District Unions’ specific work plans.
  • Be the District Union accounting person in regard to the Programme.
  • Train community mobilizers I field promoters in the program models.
  • Champion the collection and utilization of data under the programme
  • Closely monitor the programme and ensure quality control.
  • Network with other organizations in the field of economic
    empowerment in the district
  • Provide advice and trainings of the field promoters and focal
    persons according to agreed schedules and on demand basis
  • Provide regular technical oversight of the district union in regard
    to activity planning, implementation and program performance.
  • Document lessons learnt and success stories to facilitate learning.
  • Develop and submit monthly and quarterly progress financial and MIS
    reports to the supervisor

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The Programme Assistant must hold a Degree in Social sciences,
    Community Development, Business Studies or related field.
  • One year of experience in implementing livelihood interventions and
    community savings schemes.
  • Community development. Livelihood empowerment. Training and research
    skills. Administrative and coordination skills and motivational skills.
  • Computer literacy skills
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
and interested candidates should submit their capability statements, CVs and
two professional referees to the “Executive Director” either via post to:
NUDIPU, P.O. Box 8567 Kampala OR Physically to NUDIPU offices on Plot 530,
Bukoto-Kisaasi Road,
Applicants are advised to clearly mark the application envelopes by indicating
the position applied for.
Deadline: 10th August 2018
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