3 Field Officer US Non-profit Jobs – Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Job Title:         Field
Officer (3 Job Opportunities)
Organization: Catholic
Relief Services (CRS)
Duty Station: 
Uganda
Reports to: Refugee
Response Manager
About US:
Catholic Relief
Services (CRS) is an international non-profit organization which implements the
commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and
vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and
operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partners people of all
faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to
serving those in need.
Job Summary:   The Field Officer will assist project
implementation in Kyangwali by working directly with local partners and
community members, coordinating various project activities and events in
support of Catholic Relief Services (CRS) work, to serve the poor and
vulnerable. Your service and community relation skills ensure that the local
partners and communities feed into and benefit from the project that
consistently applies best practices and continuously works towards improving
its impact.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Support the coordination and monitoring of project activities at the
    field level, ensuring implementation schedules are met as per the detailed
    activity plan, and that adherence to systems for quality project
    implementation are strengthened.
  • Coordinate communication and facilitate information sharing among
    the project team, implementing partners, and project beneficiaries at the
    community level to assist local partners in strengthening the community
    interest, involvement and support networks.
  • Liaise with various community stakeholders and mobilize them to
    ensure full involvement of community leaders, community representatives,
    and local government representatives in the overall implementation and
    improvement of project activities.
  • In coordination with the project team support capacity building
    events for community representatives.
  • Coordinate, monitor, and report on volunteer activities.
  • Compile data provided at the community level as per project
    requirements and contribute to the preparation of reports.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Field
    Officer job should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in community development,
    social work or related social science field, or equivalent professional
    experience.
  • At least three years’ relevant work experience.
  • Additional education may substitute for some experience.
  • Computer skills required.
Personal Skills
  • Observation, active listening and analysis skills with ability to
    make sound judgment
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to interact effectively
    with diverse groups
  • Proactive, results-oriented and service-oriented
  • English is required
  • Agency-wide
    Competencies (for all CRS Staff): 
    Trusting Relationships, Professional Growth, Partnership,
    Accountability
How to Apply:
All candidates
should Email a cover letter and CV only to ug_recruitment@crs.org. Large
files and/or scans of documents will lead to rejection of your application, in
the subject line of the email, copy and paste –
FIELDOFFICERCOMMUNITYMOBILIZATIONHOIMA only
Deadline: 7th February 2019
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