6 Senior Project Officer – Livelihoods NGO Jobs – ZOA

Organization: ZOA
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
ZOA is an international NGO that inspired by Christian
identity and biblical message of reconciliation and restoration of a broken
world with its headquarters in the Netherlands. ZOA operate in fifteen countries
on and on three continents. At ZOA we provide relief to people affected by
conflict or natural disasters, contribute to a new perspective of hope in which
people work together for a promising future in dignity and mutual trust.
Together with the affected communities we work on the recovery of their
livelihoods.
Job Summary:  The
Senior Project Officer – Livelihoods (SDCS) will be responsible for the day to
day planning, and implementation of activities under the specific ZOA
project(s) assigned to him/her. The Senior Project Officer will be
directly involved in the implementation of project activities and will be
providing supervision to a number of Village Agents and SDCs
Major responsibilities
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
General
       
Implements project activities in line with the
workplan to achieve optimal project outputs and outcomes in line with ZOA/donor
procedures and targets;
       
Supports possible community volunteers in day to
day implementation;
       
Accounts timely for executed project activities
in line with and according to relevant ZOA policies and guidelines;
       
Ensures project outputs are consistent with
project proposals, log frames and in line with quality standards and country
policies;
       
Oversees and ensures implementation is in line
with standards and policies of both ZOA and government of Uganda;
       
Any other duty as assigned by the supervisor in
line with the project.
       
Reporting
       
Provide inputs to implementation plans and
activity/monthly reports;
       
Identify, document lessons learned and best
practices;
       
Prepare and submit well written success stories;
       
Contribute to project reports or implementation
plans as required by supervisor;
       
Collect monitoring data according to ZOA’s
systems and activities in the project;
       
Actively participate in (technical) working
groups and coordination meetings.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
       
The applicant for the ZOA Senior Project Officer
vacancy must hold a Degree or Diploma in Agriculture/forestry/animal
husbandry/Agribusiness;
       
Two to three ears of successful experience in a
similar position implementing related projects;
       
Excellent facilitation, communication skills and
writing ability;
       
Understanding of the local context, culture, and
language(s);
       
Experience with implementing projects funded by
institutional donors is an added advantage;
       
Having worked in a project in collaboration with
a partner is an added advantage;
       
Excellent spoken and written command of English.
       
Good communication, writing and facilitation
skills;
       
Innovative, creative and enthusiastic;
       
Good computer skills: Ms Excel and Ms Word;
       
Self-motivator, able to work with limited
supervision;
       
Ability to drive a motorcycle with valid
driving/riding license.
       
Flexibility and adaptability;
       
Interpersonal and cross-cultural sensitivity;
       
Able to work under pressures and meet deadlines;
       
Able to work in a sometimes fluid and insecure
environment;
       
Aims to integrate and reflect Christian values
in relief and rehabilitation work.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates with the
required qualification, experience, knowledge, skills, and attitude should send
their applications to ugandavacancies@zoa.ngo. Applications should only include
the following: cover letter and an updated CV (with three professional
referees) of which two must be 2 professional references, including your
supervisor and the most recent/previous employer, and 1 character reference
could be your pastor or priest.
Please indicate only “Application Senior Project Officer –
Livelihoods” on the subject line. Qualified female candidates and or
individuals with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 17th
January, 2020
Note: Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted.
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