Senior Project Officer – Education NGO Job Careers – ZOA

Organization: ZOA
Duty Station: Kampala,
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
Job Summary: The Senior Project Officer, with support
from the Project Manager, is responsible for the day to day planning, and
implementation of activities under the specific ZOA project(s) assigned to
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
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
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.
Provide inputs to implementation plans and
activity/monthly reports;
Identify, document lessons learned and best
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 must hold a Degree or Diploma in
(Special Needs) Education, Development Studies or other related relevant field;
Two to three years of experience in a similar
position implementing related projects;
Excellent facilitation, communication skills and
writing ability;
Understanding of the local context, culture, and
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
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
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 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 –
Education” on the subject line. Qualified female candidates and or individuals
with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply.
Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 17th
January, 2020
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