Community Development Officer NGO Jobs – Hunger Free World

Job Title:       Community
Development Officer
Organisation: Hunger
Free World
Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:
Senior Programs Manager
About US:
Hunger Free World is
an international non-profit organization whose objective is to create a world
free of hunger. Being able to access adequate food in order to sustain a
healthy body and mind is the most fundamental human right. HFW aims to make
this “Right to Food” a reality for all.
Job Summary:  The Community Development Officer will be
responsible for managing Community Development Programs.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Program
Implementation – 60%
  • Monitor and operationalize aggregated farm input fund for Hunger
    Free cooperatives (MOFA project or as shall be directed by project manager
    from time to time).
  • Build capacity of cooperative members to save and improve on their
    share(s) as individuals and as cooperative institution.
  • Keenly monitor operation and maintenance schedules of the Hunger
    Free coop machineries such as maize mill, tractor (MOFA project or as
    shall be directed by project manager).
  • Assist your supervisor to monitor management of restricted shock
    absorbing operational support fund and make reports on its usage.
  • Assist Senior Programmes Manager to make reports on decisions made
    on retained earnings and monitor its management
  • Assist Senior Programmes Manager to reconcile the accounts records
    (yellow cards) with quick books data entries.
  • Receive loan applications from the cooperative members and site
    visit them to inspect their physical residents.
  • Sign loan agreements as witnesses which bind the borrower to the HFZ
    cooperative society.
  • Draft loan payment schedules and entering weekly HFZ transactions in
    quick books for each HFZ cooperative.
  • Monitor ongoing and implemented HFZ cooperative projects
  • Prepare monthly, Quarterly, and Annual program reports,
  • Contribute and participating in the mid-term and term evaluation of
    the cooperatives documenting all information related to project successes
    and best practices, creating a bank of pictures, videos, and most
    significant change stories on the project, and documenting and reporting
    initial market assessment findings,
  • Participate in regular market research, market monitoring, market
    trends and market information feedback for various commodities, especially
    beans and maize..



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree in Community
    Development, Development Studies, Business Studies, or related fields,
  • Four years of experience working in the community development
    sector,
  • Ability to construct, interpret, critique budgets and track
    expenditure,
  • Demonstrate ability to foster partnerships with community and/or
    Government agencies/organizations and groups,
  • Knowledge of community development, empowerment and mentoring
    approaches Research, monitoring and evaluation skills,
  • Experience with small business financing, market analysis and market
    research,
  • Good oral and written communication skills
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send an updated resume, cover
letter, three (3) professional references via email to patience@hungerfree.net. Please
include “Community Development Officer Candidate” in the subject line of your
email.
Deadline: 21st June 2019
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