Fresher VOICE Project Assistant UK NGO Jobs – Oxfam

Job Title:     VOICE Project Assistant
Organization: Oxfam  
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Voice
Project Manager
About US:
Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end
the injustice of poverty. That means we tackle the inequality that keeps people
poor. Together we save, protect and rebuild lives. When disaster strikes, we
help people build better lives for themselves, and for others. We take on
issues like land rights, climate change and discrimination against women. And
we won’t stop until every person on the planet can enjoy life free from
Job Summary: The VOICE Project Assistant will assist
the Project Manager  with the grant
management and monitoring including internal control procedures;
administration, planning, and event-related activities of the Voice programme
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Support the Project Manager in handling all
aspects of grantmaking from review of proposals, including preparation and
archiving of relevant documents, due diligence, providing feedback to
applicants, and to manage routine inquiries from potential grantees.
Work closely with the Voice team to contribute
to the implementation of grantmaking strategies and priorities through the lens
of gender and to support current and new partner organizations from the most
marginalized regions;
Support the Manager  in the review of grantees’ progress reports
to ensure compliance; analyze the 6-monthly narrative reports of each grantee,
and provide feedback timely;
Support the Manager  in the routine monitoring and reviewing of
grantee’s progress in meeting targets/ deliverables and assessment of reports
in line with project milestones
Follow-up and support the improvement of
grantees’ capacity as identified during organizational assessment.
Support the Finance Officer in verifying that
the approved budget for each grant complies with the general budget of the
Maintain well-organized and updated files and
records on each grantee in line with the Voice filing and archiving guidelines;
Where necessary, take part in the partnership
support to grantees through regular monitoring, field visits and interactions;
Be responsible for the logistics and
accountability of events organised by Voice
Periodically share project briefs and updates
with the relevant Voice stakeholders;
Participate in the periodic Voice e-meets and
learning events with the Coordination and Voice county teams;
Perform any other duty as may be assigned from
time to time.
Eager and required to adhere to Voice and Oxfam’s
principles and values (click here) as well as the promotion of gender justice
and women’s rights (click here).
Understanding of and commitment to adhere to
equity, diversity, gender, child safety and staff health and wellbeing

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in
Management, Economics, Law, Administration, or other related field. Or
equivalent in work experience.
Two years of relevant experience preferably in
managing the administrative components of grants, grants-under-contract,
subcontracts, preferably in donor-funded programs for marginalized groups.
Experience working for and/or with Civil Society
Organizations, Community Based Organizations is required.
Experience in working for international
organisations, projects is an asset;
An excellent command of spoken and written
Team player with a high level of flexibility,
integrity and creativity;
Ability to manage stress effectively in a
dynamic work environment;
A result & customer oriented approach;
problem-solving and accurate.
Ability to demonstrate sensitivity to cultural
differences and gender issues, as well as the commitment to equal
Ability to demonstrate an openness and
willingness to learn about the application of gender/gender mainstreaming,
women’s rights, and diversity for all aspects of development work.
Commitment to Oxfam’s safeguarding policies to
ensure all people who come into contact with Oxfam are as safe as possible.
How to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join Oxfam in this capacity
should apply online at the link below.
Deadline: 9th
January 2020
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