2 Project Officer Job Placements – Community Empowerment for Rural Development (CEFORD)

Community Empowerment for Rural Development (CEFORD)
Duty Station:
Reports to:
Project Coordinator
About US:
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
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
·       Train/mentor the Field staff under your
·       Participate in research including baseline
and other surveys, and needs assessment of community development demands and
·       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 ideal applicant must hold a
Diploma/Degree in Agriculture, Social Work, Development studies
·       Certificate in Counselling, Health Science,
Project Planning and Management is an added advantage.
·       At least 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
·       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 (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:
Due to the COVID-19
Pandemic, only online applications shall be received. Indicate clearly the position
applied for and District of preference in the Subject.
Applications should
include Cover Letter, Detailed CV and contacts of 3 referees including day
telephone numbers, should be addressed to:
The Executive
Director – CEFORD
P.O. Box 303
E-mail: ceford.recruitment@gmail.com
Only short listed
candidates will be contacted
Note: Women
are encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 7th July 2020 at 4:00 pm

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