Programme Officer / Project Officer NGO Jobs – Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE)




Organization: Forum
for African Women Educationalists (FAWE)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Programmes
Manager
About US:
Forum for African
Women Educationalists (FAWE) Uganda Chapter is a Non-Governmental Organization
established in 1997 as part of the wider FAWE Network to address gender
disparities in Education.
Job Summary:  The Programme Officer shall be part of the
programmes team and shall provide support in planning, budgeting and
implementation of the respective Project activities in all regions of
operation. She/he has to ensure that high quality work is done in the delivery
of services towards achieving the objectives of the programme.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Planning, Budgeting
and Implementation            
                    
Lead the
annual planning and budgeting for the project
                    
Participate
and provide technical support in the general organizational planning and
budgeting process
                    
Ensure
that programme specific activities are effectively and efficiently implemented
as per programme calendar
                    
Take
lead in identifying programme requirements through research, feedback and
interaction with beneficiaries and key stakeholders
                    
Ensuring
proper follow-up of the implementation of outlined activities among different
stakeholders
                    
Bring to
the attention of the supervisor in a timely manner any issues that would affect
the effective implementation of programme activities that may require urgent
attention
                    
Prepare
quality and comprehensive reports on project achievements and outcomes and
submit both summary and narrative reports in a timely manner as per established
reporting schedules by both the organization and the funding partner
                    
Ensure
that whatever is planned is implemented as evidenced by the necessary reports.
                    
Actively
participate in the project beneficiary identification process
                    
Ensure
that day to day decisions are in line with agreed project strategy and
guidelines.
Networking,
Advocacy and Stakeholder Management
                    
Organize
regular meetings with both stakeholders to foster positive relationships
                    
Actively
participate in the designing and implementation of effective advocacy
strategies
                    
Provide
regular updates to FAWE-Uganda and relevant stakeholders on the progress of
implementation of program/ project activities
                    
Carry
out stakeholder / beneficiary relationship management and ensure harmonious
relationships and partnerships between FAWE and its stakeholders/ beneficiaries
                    
Champion
networking, advocacy and building support systems for programme sustainability
within the regions of programme implementation
                    
Develop
public relations and communication strategies to support program goals and
increase awareness about the programme
Documentation,
Replication and Mainstreaming
                    
Ensure
clear documentation of project work, file and maintain all project documents in
both soft and hard copy
                    
Prepare
and submit good quality reports to the immediate supervisor in a timely manner
                    
Disseminate
documentation / information/ reports with relevant stakeholders in line with
approval from the line manager
Monitoring,
Evaluation, Accountability, Research and Learning
:
                    
Actively
participate in the monitoring and support supervision of programme activities
                    
Identify
areas requiring research for both program improvement and learning purposes
                    
Ensure
timely and quality reporting to the organization and to the funder
People Management
and Leadership    
                    
Share
relevant information / communication from management and to management and
maintain an open line of communication with the team and supervisor
                    
Participate
and make input into the performance planning and evaluation processes
                    
Participate
and complete all trainings organized and geared towards staff capacity
development
Finance,
Accountability and Procurement Processes
:
                    
Make
timely requests and accountability for all funds advanced to you
                    
Maintain
a high standard of stewardship and accountability for all funds and assets
entrusted to you
                    
Ensure
safety of all assets under your charge and report all faults to administration
Resource
Mobilization 
                    
Take
lead in proposal development
                    
Identify
potential donors, maintain and strengthen relationships with existing donors
and like-minded partners
Others:
                    
Participate
in or implement assigned projects and tasks in line with instructions from the
supervisor




Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

                    
The
ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Social Sciences,
Social Work and Social Administration, Development Studies, Adult and Community
Education or related field
                    
Post
Graduate Training in Project Planning and Management is essential
                    
At least
three years’ experience in programming in a reputable NGO work environment.
                    
Experience
working on girls’ education and development issues will be of an added
advantage
                    
Computer
literacy (MS Word, Excel, Statistical Packages, and Database)
                    
Strong
analytical skills
                    
Working
knowledge of project planning and management
                    
Demonstrated
capacity building skills
                    
High
standard of integrity, discretion and loyalty
                    
Actively
seeks out feedback on their performance (both results and behaviours) with a
view to continuous learning and growing
                    
Self-driven
and able to work under minimal supervision
                    
Proven
ability to work effectively with others to achieve results with strong people
leadership skills and abilities
                    
Show
commitment to women empowerment as a route to development
                    
Build
relationships –ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships
with others both internally and externally to achieve the goals of the
organization
                    
Broad
knowledge and understanding of concepts and application in organizational
learning and knowledge management
                    
Demonstrated
report writing skills
                    
An
excellent understanding of the concepts and practices of participatory
development approaches
                    
Financial
Management skills
                    
Excellent
Communication skills
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send their applications with updated CVs via Email only addressed to:
Forum for African
Women Educationalists Uganda Chapter
Plot 328, Magulu
Close, Bukoto – Off Kisaasi Road
Kampala. Uganda
Email:
fawe@faweuganda.org
NB:
Applications may not exceed 2MBs.
Deadline: 26th April 2019
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