Project Officer Job Careers – ChildFund International

Job Title:          Project Officer
Organization: ChildFund
International
Duty Station:   Uganda        
Reports to:       ECD & Education Specialist
About US:
For over seventy years globally, ChildFund
International has been providing help to deprived, excluded and vulnerable
children to have the capacity to improve their lives and opportunity to become
young adults, parents and leaders who bring lasting and positive change to
their communities. We promote societies whose individuals and institutions
participate in valuing, protecting and advancing the worth and rights of
children.
Job Summary: The Project
Officer, Early Childhood Care & Development (ECD) will be part of the team
that will lead, design, implement projects and programs, document lessons
learnt, build community capacities, provide technical support, mentoring of
community volunteers, monitor and evaluate sustainable community development
programs that champion children’s development technical oversight in
coordinating and implementing quality community care for children.

Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
·        
Take a
lead in design, quality assurance and evaluation of ECD project components
·        
 Conduct ECD capacity assessment & building
activities of existing staff, teacher, tutors, CBOs, other programme partners,
volunteers and all stakeholders as appropriate within the project area.
·        
Adapt/Develop
materials related to ECD, including training packages, assessment tools for
smooth roll out and implementation of ECD project component.
·        
 Ensure that there is linkage between the ECD
project component beneficiaries to VSLA methodology for the sustained household
income and child wellbeing.
·        
Ensure
smooth operation of ECD activities, by implementing and monitoring ongoing
activities; ensuring they are on schedule, are in line with budget and agreed
results framework, yield expected results, and are reported on time.
·        
 Liaise with ChildFund International ECD
Advisers at Country and international offices to ensure adherence to relevant
ChildFund standards, policies and procedures
·        
In
consultation with M & E officer facilitate quarterly reflection sessions
and document lessons learnt and progress to impact including the unintended
outcomes/challenges.
·        
Prepare
and disseminate regular ECD monitoring reports to all stakeholders.
·        
Provide
information as required for knowledge management and learning, this will
include but not limited to documentation of lessons learnt and promising
practices generated from ECD interventions
·        
 Identify areas of growth and funding gaps as
necessary.
·        
Engage
with other local development actors involved in ECD and complementary
activities Support advocacy activities as required.



Qualifications,
Skills and Experience:
·        
The
ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor degree or relevant qualification in
Education, development studies, child development, community development,
social work, social sciences, public health (with early childhood focus) or a
related field.
·        
Post
graduate Diploma in project planning and Management is an added advantage.
·        
Minimum
of 5 years’ working experience of Child development projects with at least 3
years implementing ECD programmes.
·        
Strong
participatory/ capacity building and training skills.
·        
Excellent
organisational, logistic, communication and interpersonal skills
·        
Motorcycle
license or ability and interest to learn and ride motorcycle.
·        
Knowledge
of local language will be an added advantage.
How to Apply:
All interested and qualified candidates
who  meet the above requirements please
submit your application including detailed Curriculum Vita, academic and
professional papers and names of 3 work related Referees with their Email/
daytime telephone contacts to:
The Country Director
Child Fund International
P.O. BOX 3342, Kampala
Email: ugandahr@childfund.org OR Hand
delivers to ChildFund National Office located on Plot 71/72 Namirembe Road P.O.
Box 3341, Kampala NOTE: While we appreciate every response to this advert, only
short listed candidates will be contacted. ChildFund is an equal opportunity
employer.
Deadline: 13th November 2019

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