Program Officer Job Opportunities – Uganda Professional Drivers’ Network

Job Title:  Program
Organization:  Uganda Professional Drivers’ network
Duty Station:
 Kampala, Uganda
About US:
UPDN is an umbrella
organisation for drivers’ associations/organisations and related stakeholders.
UPDN was established in 2015 and registered with the NGO Board under the Ministry
of internal affairs in 2016. This was at a time when many drivers’ associations
were characterized by limited organization which adversely affected
coordination in pursuit to common objectives of better welfare, common voice
and professionalism. UPDN was hence established to build skills for
professional development, coordination for unified voice of drivers on road
safety agenda and to strengthen driver organisations for better welfare for
their members.

Job Summary:  The Program Officer will be responsible for
the coordination of all project specific activities and will provide project
implementation support to Project Officers peer leaders, partners and other
stakeholders in the implementing area..
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Perform and coordinate all project related
·       Plan and Implement project activities that
contribute to the attainment of project objectives
·       Strengthen the capacity of community support
structures to identify and support communities in need.
·       Assist in Program Administration of the UPDN.
·       Ensure proper Project management.
·       Conduct continuous research and provide
recommendations on significant developments, emerging opportunities.
·       Promote UPDN image and provide technical
support to stakeholders in line with the Organizational mission vision and
·       Timely preparation of work plans and related
monitoring. • Timely implementation of project activities.
·       Visibility of UPDN interventions with donors,
partners, and beneficiaries
·       Preparation of timely quality reports.
·       Meet specified targets with expected
·       Organized office system evidenced by the
ability of the supervisor to access all the information regarding the project.
·       Disseminating information regarding
interventions in a positive way PERSON

 Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant must hold a  Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences/Social
Work/community Development/Project Management or any other related field
·       At least Two Years’ experience in program
development and management in an NGO
How to Apply:
All interested and
qualified candidates Please send your applications physically or through email
to addresses below; The Executive Director-UPDN, accompanied with a one page
cover letter and a C.V. only. Please do not attach copies of academic documents
email: info@driversnetworkug.org Plot 182, Kaduyu Road Kiwatule. Next to
Foxwoods Hotel. Tel: +256414671011

Deadline: 6th March 2020
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