6 Project Officer NGO Job Vacancies – Communication for Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU)

Job
Title:         
 Project
Officer (6 Job Vacancies)
Organisation: Communication for
Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU)
Duty Station: 
Uganda
About US:
Communication for
Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU) with support from UN Women, the EU-UN
Spotlight Initiative, and the Government of Sweden is implementing a 2 year
Multi-Media- Multi- Channel project called Make Happiness Not Violence! as part
of the Ending Violence Against Women and Girls (EVAWG) Programme. The project
aims to promote favorable social norms, attitudes and behaviors at community
and individual levels to prevent VAWG and improve SRHR in Uganda.  While the Multi-Media  Multi- Channel project will be implemented in
20 districts in Uganda, the 11 districts will in addition have community level
activities. These are Gulu, Pader, Amuria, Kaberamaido, Abim, Kotido, Kaabong,
Moroto, Napak, Nakapiripirit, and Amudat.
CDFU is a
Non-governmental Organisation (NGO) that was formed in 2002. CDFU designs and
implements Social and Behaviour Change programmes (SBC) programmes countrywide.
Job Summary:  The
Project Officers will contribute to the effective management of CDFU programmes
by providing substantive inputs to programme design, formulation,
implementation and evaluation.  The
project Officers facilitate the delivery of CDFU programmes by monitoring
results achieved during implementation and ensuring appropriate application of
systems and procedures and develop enhancements if necessary.  The project Officers work in close
collaboration with district leadership, structures and networks, civil society
and community based organizations, faith based organization and the media to
ensure smooth and effective implementation of CDFU programmes.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
·        
 Lead implementation of project activities in a
cluster of districts
·        
Represent
CDFU in district coordination meetings at district level
·        
Liaise
with district officials (Community Development Officers, Child and Family
Protection Officers, Probation Officers, District Health Officers) and sub
county leaders in project activities
·        
Supervise
the work of Community Activists and Listening Action Platforms in
implementation of project activities
·        
Participate
in training of Community Activists in SASA! methodology to Violence Against
Women prevention
·        
Participate
in design, implementation and monitoring of mass media, including radio talk
shows, radio dramas, print materials, among others.
·        
Prepare
weekly, monthly and quarterly reports
·        
Document
success stories in the cluster districts
·        
Be
part of the district GBV referral network
·        
Any
other duties as assigned by the supervisor.



Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
The ideal
candidate must hold a degree in either of the following; women and gender
studies, human rights, development studies, social sciences, community
development or related field.
·        
Three
years of experience in implementing Gender and Sexual Reproductive Health and
Rights work
·        
Demonstrate
knowledgeable practice of working with districts, non-governmental and
community based organizations as well as government departments.
·        
Excellent
interpersonal communication skills and ability to work as a team.
·        
Good
presentation, writing, facilitation and analytical skills.
·        
Computer
skills of Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point.
·        
Good
programme formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation skills
·        
Good
knowledge of Gender equality and gender related laws and policies will be an
added advantage
·        
Prior
knowledge of SASA! Methodology will be an added advantage
·        
Experience
in riding motorcycles with a valid permit will be an added advantage
Core Values:
·        
Respect
for Diversity
·        
Integrity
·        
Professionalism
·        
Team
work
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested applicants should hand deliver their applications with
the following:
·        
Cover
letter
·        
Detailed
C.V
·        
Copies
of transcripts and certificates
·        
Daytime
telephone contact
·        
Three
referees with telephone contacts and email addresses.
Send to:
The Human Resource
Officer,
Communication for
Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU),
P. O. Box 8734,
Plot 105, Kira Road,
Kamwokya, Kampala.
Deadline: 24th
April 2019
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