Project Officer Non-profit Jobs – Good Neighbors

Job Title:     Project Officer
Organization: Good Neighbors 
Duty Station: Jinja, Uganda
Reports to: Project
About US:
Good Neighbors is an
international, non-profit humanitarian organization committed to child
education, community development, and emergency relief projects in 30 countries
around the world. We have fundraising offices in the USA, Korea, and Japan, and
an International Cooperation Office in Geneva. Good Neighbors USA opened its
Los Angeles office in 2007, which currently handles fundraising, donor
management, volunteer programs, and marketing campaigns for all major projects.
In December 2010, a Washington, D.C. office was established to network and
partner with other organizations, as well as obtain grants from U.S. government
agencies and foundations.
Job Summary:  The Project Officer will be responsible for
the preparation and follow-up of projects in the several sectors of development
cooperation with Good Neighbors Uganda in particular Jinja District.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Project identification, formulation, follow-up of implementation and
    appraisal according to the Multiannual Indicative Program, and Thematic
  • Technical, financial and administrative follow up of relevant
    projects, including but not limited to:
  • Preparation, follow up, monitoring, invoicing review and reporting
    of the relevant projects, including evaluation of reports and overall/
    annual work plans.
  • Monitoring of ongoing projects, including field visits, on the spot
    evaluation and control of payments and contracts performance.
  • Dissemination of projects information to third parties upon approval
    by project Manager.
  • Liaison with relevant Uganda Government Ministries and state
    agencies, NGOs and stakeholders, including participation and reporting on
    all relevant meetings.
  • Liaison with relevant units at head office in the execution of the
    relevant activities.
  • Policy analysis and follow up of main developments in the relevant
  • Contribute to the preparation of workshops, seminars, conferences
    and other public events.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in social Sciences or
    other related Courses is required.
  • Minimum experience of two years in project management from a
    reputable organization is required.
  • Ability to speak LUSOGA or LUGANDA.
Core Competencies
  • Teamwork and collaboration
  • Communication
  • Respect for organizational, intercultural and ethical values
  • Learning and Innovation
  • Resource mobilization and fundraising
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications and CV to
Hands deliver at
Good Neighbors Head Office, Plot 3242, Ochola Close, Muyenga, and Block 244,
P.O. Box 2934, Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 8th March, 2019
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