Project Officer Jobs – Eastern Africa Centre for Constitutional Development (KcK)

Job Title:   Project Officer  
Organization:  Eastern
Africa Centre for Constitutional Development (KcK) Kituo cha Katiba
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Programmes Director
About US:
Kituo cha Katiba:
Eastern Africa Centre for Constitutional Development (KcK) is implementing a
project on electoral reform and justice in Uganda, aimed at enhancing electoral
democracy in the country. The project involves 3 major components: monitoring compliance
by the Attorney General with the orders of a 2019 Supreme Court public interest
litigation (PIL) case that challenged the Attorney General’s non-compliance
with the orders of the same court made in Presidential Election Petition No.1
of 2016 and awareness creation about the PIL case; a comprehensive study of the
electoral reforms proposed by the Supreme Court in the (above) 2016
Presidential Election Petition; and a critical review of the 2016 parliamentary
election judgements to ascertain their consistency and legal basis with a view
of improving future adjudication of electoral disputes.
Job Summary: KcK
seeks to employ a full time Project Officer to offer programmatic technical
support to the effective implementation of the project.  Under the overall guidance of the Executive
Director and direct supervision of the Programmes Director, the Project Officer
will undertake the implementation of the project activities to achieve the
intended outcomes and outputs. 
Key Duties and Responsibilities: The Project Officer shall have the following
duties and responsibilities:
·       
In
general, in collaboration with the Programme Manager, oversee the program
management and coordination and the Project related activities;
·       
Project
Planning; in collaboration with the Programme Manager,  undertake periodic planning for implementation
of the project activities (Operational Planning, )
·       
Participate
in  the development of project proposals
and project documentation related to the project under implementation;
·       
In
collaboration with the Programmes Manager, develop both activity specific and
quarterly project work plan;
·       
Support
the project team in all aspects of the programme implementation and development
as requested.
·       
Actively
assist in the setup and participate in project events
(meetings/workshops/trainings) with the various targeted actors;
·       
Undertake
other program administration tasks as and when necessary
·       
Ensure
transparency, ethical conduct and efficiency in project implementation
·       
Report
on project activities as requested by the Project Manager and according to
project timeframes including preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual
reports.
·       
Project
Monitoring and Evaluation-Implement the project M & E plan in a
professional manner.
·       
Take
part in various periodic meetings of the Project review.
·       
Support
the project team in the reviewing and redesigning of the various potential
interventions in consultation with the Project Manager and other actors to
respond to changes in the implementation of the project.
·       
Compile
/document lessons learnt and intervention model;
·       
Support
the Communications officer in the production of communications tools: video
clips, leaflet, press release/ press kit, database.
·       
Perform
other duties as may be required.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
applicant must hold a University Degree in law or relevant social science.
·       
Any
postgraduate qualification in the same shall be an added advantage.
·       
Three years
of experience in project design, management and implementation of good
governance/electoral democracy/human rights related projects.
·       
High
professional and personal integrity;
·       
 Excellent interpersonal skills;
·       
Possession
of excellent organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills; and
attention to detail; and the ability to concurrently handle multiple
assignments;
·       
Ability
to collaborate effectively with diverse stakeholders and implementing agencies;
·       
Basic
monitoring and evaluation skills desirable;
·       
Ability
to work both independently and collaboratively in a team;
·       
Displays
cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and
adaptability in a diversity characterized working environment;
·       
Demonstrates
strong oral, presentation and written communication skills;
·       
Internet
and social media competent with ability to communicate project milestones on
such forums.
·       
Language
Skills:
High proficiency in
spoken and written English
·       
Computer
literacy:
 High proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel,
PowerPoint etc,) and excellent web navigation skills.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
and interested candidates should submit applications via email to
iaketch@kituochakatiba.org and copied to kituo@kituochakatiba.org
Applications should
include:
·       
An
application letter with 2 work referees and their contact details;
·       
A resume
summarizing qualifications and experience;
NOTE: Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted. KcK is committed to achieving
workforce diversity. All applications will be treated with the strictest
confidence.
Deadline: 30th April 2020
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