Fresher Project Officer Livelihoods US Non-profit Careers – Lutheran World Relief (LWR)

Title:               Project Officer Livelihoods
Lutheran World Relief (LWR)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Team
About US:
Lutheran World
Relief is a US non-profit organization that works with local partners to
provide lasting solutions to poverty, injustice and human suffering. LWF Uganda
works to reduce people’s vulnerability, supporting them to realize their
potential, to build on their assets, and to respond to their own problems and
needs. LWF Uganda currently has five areas of operation in Pader, Kitgum,
Adjumani, Katakwi, Sembabule, Kampala and Kamwenge Districts.
Job Summary:   The
Project Officer Livelihoods is responsible for the implementation of the
livelihood components of the LWF multi-sectoral UNHCR Funded emergency project
in Kyangwali, She/he will provide direct supervision and facilitate
implementation of the budgetary control, M & E and reports. In addition to
coordination, she / he will also provide technical expertise on livelihoods of
the project from a strategic and programmatic point of view

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Lutheran World Relief (LWR) Project
    Officer Livelihoods career opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in
    Agricultural Studies or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • At least two years’ experience working in livelihoods or income
    generating projects preferably with an NGO in a refugee/IDP setting;
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize multiple tasks while
    working as part of a team, good planning and organizational skills coupled
    with problem solving capabilities, hands-on community mobilization skills,
    a strong self-starter with ability to take initiative are highly desirable
    for this position;
  • Experience of community development work and working with
    marginalised communities;
  • Experience of running and arranging informal information sessions,
    formal training courses and facilitating group based training;
  • Experience of monitoring and evaluation, team leadership skills,
    with ability to motivate
  • Excellent understanding of poverty and social exclusion and in
    particular barriers to the labour market.
How to Apply:
(motivation letter and detailed curriculum vitae in English), with the names
and e- mail addresses of three persons who know the applicant professionally by
Email to:  Please
do not include certificates for education, trainings, etc. Please use the title
of the job you are applying for as the subject line. Hand delivered
applications can also be sent to our Offices in Kampala. Please indicate the
position you have applied for on the top of the parcel addressed to:
The Human Resource
Lutheran World
Plot 1401, Ggaba,
Road after the American Embassy,
P. O. Box 5827,
Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 21st January 2019
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