Entry Level Field Operations Officer NGO Jobs – Basic Needs UK in Uganda (BNUU)

Job Title:        Field
Operations Officer
Organization: Basic
Needs UK in Uganda (BNUU)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to:
Program Manager
About US:
Basic Needs UK in
Uganda (BNUU) is a National Organization committed to supporting access to
quality Mental Health Services in Uganda through in service training of health
workers, research, advocacy and raising awareness about mental health issues in
communities. With funding from Comic Relief through Network for Africa, BNUU is
implementing a 3 years community mental health and development project in Agago
District to strengthen mental health service delivery in the District.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • To organise and facilitate activities between BasicNeeds, partners
    and the User groups.
  • Organise and facilitate activities with various stakeholders working
    at sub county and district level.
  • To support user groups in local level
    advocacy initiatives at sub county and District level.
  • To animate community level meetings with
    people with mental illness.
  • To facilitate the formation of Self Help
    Groups owned and managed by stabilised poor People with Mental Disorders
    and their carers.
  • Animate Community awareness raising
    meetings and train SHGs to do the same.
  • Lead in the development of programme IEC
    materials in consultation with the Programme Manager.
  • To organise and facilitate stakeholder
    related workshops and meetings for and with partners working at sub county
    and district level.
  • To ensure all project activities are
    well documented and saved on the server and in hard copy.
  • To comply with all BasicNeeds policies
    and procedures as detailed in the various management bulletins and policy
  • To ensure cordial relations with all
    partners and stakeholders in the field of mental health and development.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in community
    development, social work or any related degree
  • At least two years of relevant working, capacity building and
    partnerships experience (thematic area/change management, team leadership)
  • Active knowledge of English and Acholi languages (verbally and
  • Knowledge of and experience in partnerships practices; and capacity
    building initiatives and participatory techniques.
  • Proven management capacity
  • Broad knowledge of and insight into theories relevant to development
    in the field of structural poverty alleviation
How to Apply:
All candidates
should submit an updated CV and cover letter only to the Program Manager on
email: basicneedsug@gmail.com or
deliver in BNUU office located at St Bakhita Vocational Training Center,
Kalongo Town Council.
Deadline: 25th September 2019 by 5:00pm
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