Field Officer NGO Jobs – Association for Aid and Relief (AAR Japan)

Job Title:    Field Officer
Organisation: Association
for Aid and Relief (AAR Japan)
Duty Station: Uganda
Salary Range (Gross):  UGX 1,400,000 – 2,120,000 per month (depending on the experience
and skill of a candidate)
About US:
Association for Aid
and Relief (AAR Japan) was founded in 1979 by Yukika SOHMA, our first
chairperson, with a mission to help refugees from Indochina, and as a civil
organization without any political, religious, or ideological affiliations. It
has since then grown into an international organization approved and registered
by the United Nations. AAR Japan has five main pillars of activities; 1)
emergency assistance, 2) assistance to persons with disabilities, 3) landmine
and unexploded ordnance (UXO) action, 4) action against infectious diseases and
5) public awareness raising about global issues in Japan. Since the beginning,
AAR Japan has operated in over 60 countries. Currently we are active in 15
countries and areas, including 4 African countries namely Kenya, Zambia, Sudan
and Uganda.
Job Summary:   The Field
Officer will manage and accomplish assigned project activities from planning,
procurement, mobilization, budget and asset control, implementation and
reporting, and other assignments relevant to our project in education and
protection area. The person will be based in Yumbe, but may have frequent
business trips to Kampala, Arua, and Moyo District.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
with schools, local authorities, donors, communities and other stakeholders and
partner organizations in regard to AAR Japan’s projects;
Project officer(s) school management including but not limited to management of
teachers, school facilities, enrolment and attendance, exams and community
involvement, follow-ups, maintenance of school facilities by performing data
collection, communication, mobilization and drafting reports;
assigned activities from planning, procurement, mobilization, budget and asset
control, implementation and reporting;
distribution of scholastic, school and administrative materials to pupils and
teachers in the settlement and host community;
children with disabilities and provide adequate supports to strengthen their
access to education;
and manage the data and compile it as a report and presentation to assess the
objective situation and trends in the settlement;
trainings for teachers and local community leaders, class management trainings,
guidance and counseling sessions, orientations, and any necessary trainings and
club activities for primary and secondary school pupils both from refugee
settlement and host community;
and/or participate in meetings, monitoring, and other events as a
representative of AAR Japan;
administrative, logistic, financial or any other duties if requested by

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
Hold a Bachelor’s
or higher Degree in Development Studies, Education, Gender, Social Work,
Project Management, -Community Based Development, Social Sciences, Data
Analytics, and Statistics.
A minimum
of five years of experience working in project planning and management or
related field in a reputable firm, public body or NGO.
in leading project activities preferably related to training management,
community identification, mobilization, and sensitization approaches preferably
in education, child protection, and gender interventions.
and experience in identification of children with disabilities, promotion of
girls’ education, youth career development are preferred.
in data collection, analytics, and management with a proven capacity of
strategical, logical and lateral thinking.
The applicant
must be a Ugandan citizen, residing in Uganda and able to station in Yumbe.
Able to
travel to Kampala (AAR’s Kampala Office), Arua district and Moyo district
(Field Office) or other districts at supervisors’ instructions
knowledge of English and preferably of a language commonly used in South Sudan.
data analyzing skills with computer skills especially in Word and Excel and
knowledge of other database preferred.
integrity, self-driven, able to work under challenging circumstances, and able
to complete assignments with tight deadlines under minimal supervision.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested individuals should submit their application to or hand deliver their application to AAR Japan Yumbe
Office (*Incomplete application shall not be considered.)
Subject Name for the email shall be: “Field Officer _Name”
Letter (Shall not exceed one A4 page)
Vitae (CV)
Copy of
academic and work certificates
Deadline: 30th April 2019
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