9 Fresher Project Officer NGO Job Placements – Community Empowerment for Rural Development (CEFORD)

Organization: Community
Empowerment for Rural Development (CEFORD)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Project
Officer
About US:
Community
Empowerment for Rural Development (CEFORD) is a leading, not for profit
Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) in West Nile, registered with the National
NGO Board and operating in West Nile (Uganda).
Job Summary:  The Project Officer will facilitate the
development and implementation of CEFORD project activities at community level
in line with Area Work Plans. The incumbent will ensure timely preparation of
progress reports and accountabilities .
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Develop
work plans for implementation of CEFORD project activities in area of operation;
·       
Implement,
monitor and evaluate project activities;
·       
Train/mentor
the Field staff under your supervision
·       
Participate
in research including baseline and other surveys, and needs assessment of
community development demands and expectations;
·       
Provide
technical support to the target community groups;
·       
Prepare
and submit quality progress reports on implementation as per agreed schedules
with the Project Coordinator;
·       
Contribute
to strengthening of CEFORD-Community relations and positive image;
·       
Perform
any other duties and responsibilities that may be assigned by the Project
Coordinator.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The applicant
must hold a Diploma/Degree in Agriculture, Social Work, Development studies
·       
Certificate
in Project Planning and Management and proposal writing is an added advantage.
·       
A
minimum of two years working experience (preferably with a civil society
organization) in Rural Development Programme, Agriculture and Institutional
Capacity Building; Experience working in refugee setting an added advantage.
·       
Computer
literate: MS applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
·       
High
level of integrity, commitment, strong report writing, analytical and
communication skills, knowledge of participatory approaches.
·       
Must be
self-supervised, able to work extra hours and willingness to adhere to
organization values.
·       
Sensitivity
to the needs and priorities of different sectors of the community; traditions,
culture, beliefs and refugee/host community hierarchical structures
·       
Strong
community mobilization skills
·       
Strong
communication skills, knowledge of local languages in area of preference
(Lugbara and Aringa), knowledge of Arabic or any of the refugees’ language an
added advantage.
·       
Ability
to ride motorcycle and valid riding permit is a MUST
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send their applications in own handwriting, clearly stating the position
applied for and District of preference accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae
and photocopies of relevant academic transcripts, testimonials and contacts of
3 referees including day telephone numbers, should be addressed to:
The Executive
Director – CEFORD
P.O. Box 303
Arua. Uganda
Applications can be
delivered to the CEFORD Offices in Arua and Yumbe. Late submission of
applications will not be accepted.
Deadline: Tuesday 28th January 2020 by 4:00 pm.
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