2 Fresher Project Assistant – GBV US NGO Job Vacancies – Lutheran World Federation

Organization: Lutheran World
Reports to: Protection Officer
World Federation (LWF) is part of the Lutheran World Federation Department for
World Service (LWF-DWS), an international humanitarian and development agency.
LWF Uganda works to reduce people’s vulnerability, supporting them to realize
their potential, to build on their assets, and to respond to their own problems
and needs.
Job Summary:  Under the guidance of the Project Officer, the
Project Assistant is responsible for the day-to-day general implementation of
Gender Based Violence (GBV) cases within the settlements and host communities.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Assist the project
Officer in identifying GBV/SGBV cases and promote active participation of
beneficiaries and intermediates in the planning, implementation and evaluation
of the project activities
·       In collaboration with
the project officer, provide guidance to community structures to report cases
·       Provides Basic
psychosocial support for survivors of gender-based violence and human rights
·       Liase with the project
officer, legal Officer and Lawyers to facilitates legal representation to
complainants as necessary especially in regard to mobilization;
·       Participates in the
coordination meetings on GBV, partakes in SGBV training in the identification
of survivors, assesses victims and provides medical care support where
necessary and makes appropriate referrals;
·       Ensuring timely and
prompt case follow up of all GBV cases,
·       Using participatory,
methods, identifies and engages key stake holders in promoting active community
participation in prevention and responses to SGBV;
·       Trains Community
structures and stakeholders on GBV prevent on and response SASA Methodology.
·       Collect and tabulate
field data on project activities carried on a regular basis and undertake
impact assessment using participatory approaches for all beneficiaries to
determine the relevance and impact of the assistance offered
·       Ensure all survivors
received appropriate services depending on the clients need
·       Ensure Adherence to the
principle of confidentiality and dignity
·       Ensure that weekly
reports and monthly reports are submitted to the responsible officer within the
specified time.
Project Planning;
·       Ensure that all
activities have approved work plan.
·       Ensure that all work
plan is submitted to the project Officer in time.
Staff Management
·       Ensure that all
community-based facilitators comply with LWF code of conduct and the child
protection policy.
·       Report issues that
affects the community Based facilitators to the Settlement Officer.
Financial management,
Budget Monitoring & Control:
·       Ensure correct
documentation of complaints tools e.g. Attendance list, Distribution list,
beneficiaries list and ensure proper filing of project documents.
·       Project Monitoring,
Evaluation and Reporting
·       Conduct regular field
Visits to all beneficiaries site where project activities are under taken,
check on progress and verify existing caseloads needs, document challenges on
deliveries and utilizations of protection inputs in line with project
·       Documentation of story
of change on a quarterly basis.
·       Develop project
monitoring plans to ensure that project activities are implemented as per the
·       Undertake other related
duties as may reasonably be assigned by the Supervisor

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant must
hold a University Degree in Gender and Women Studies, Social work, Social
Sciences, Development or other relevant field of Study:
·       At least 2 years’
experience in Project Management Community Development programming
·       Proven knowledge and
experience in developing and implementing community mobilization projects.
·       Problem Solving and
Decision-Making skills
·       Ability to inspire and
build capacity of national staff
·       Good interpersonal
skills and excellent negotiation skills
·       Excellent English
language (both written and spoken): information Technology (Ms Office,
·       Ability to work under
pressure to meet tight deadlines
·       Good team worker with
good communication skills
·       Ability to exercise
sound, judgment, to remain flexible to a changing environment, and to make
decisions independently
How to Apply:
and detailed CV must include email address and telephone contacts of 3
referees. Hard copies should be submitted during working days, Monday to Friday
(8:00am to 5:00pm) addressed to the Administrive/HR Officer, LWF Lamwo Sub
deliver at our Subprogram office in Lamwo-Palabek Kal.
is an equal opportunity employer, irrespective of gender, or religious
candidates possessing the above requirements are encouraged to apply. LWF/DWS
is a signatory to the Code of Conduct for humanitarian agencies. Our recruitment
and selection procedures reflect the organization’s commitment to the
prevention of abuse and exploitation of beneficiaries, Knowledge of the local
Language is a MUST and a VALID Ridding permit for all the Project Assistant
position and valid driver permit for Driver Position.
short-listed candidates will be contacted
Deadline: 25th January

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