Fresher Project Officer Non-profit Jobs – CEDO Uganda


Job Title:    
Project Officer

Organisation: CEDO Uganda

Duty Station:  Uganda


About US:

CEDO Uganda is a
child focused not for profit development organization established in 1992. The
organization is dedicated to supporting vulnerable children and their families.
Over years, the Organization has focused mainly on child rights protection and
advocacy, promoting the right to education to the most disadvantaged children,
the right to food and good health. CEDO has also engaged in promoting civic
rights and good governance and promoting rights of women and other
underprivileged groups. CEDO has been implementing the Tugende-Tutandike
Program targeting vulnerable children and their caregivers in three (3)
Sub-Counties of Masindi District; i.e. Budongo, Karujubu, and Pakanyi and Koch
Goma sub county in Nwoya district The program undertakes to challenge
underlying causes of poverty at a household level by empowering the most at
risk populations through knowledge, appreciating their rights and promotion of
other sources of income to improve livelihoods.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Program Management:

Be the
focal point and responsible for all deliverables of the project;

implementation and monitoring of project intervention strategies

the target population in the program area; as defined by the
Activity/Deliverable Descriptions

that the project office staff is performing their functions in timely and
efficient manner, directing and motivating the project team;

that applicable CEDO policies, rules and regulations are met during the
implementation of the project;

proper use and maintenance of project equipment and office records and any
other documentation by the project personnel;

regular team meetings to track implementation progress and share relevant
program and administrative data;

coaching, direction, and leadership support to project team members to achieve

the project annual budgets, and ensure spending rates are on target;

monthly, quarterly and annual project reports for both internal and external

project’s annual institutional milestones are achieved;


coordination and quality monitoring of team’s input and work content;

and maintain strong working relationships with all relevant partners and

information is shared and flows transparently within the organization

with management team to identify technical assistance needs;


and maintain strong working relationships with local and National Networks and
partners relevant to project deliverables;

and maintain strong relationships with relevant stakeholders, including
government departments, private sector companies, business associations, and
civil society organizations involved in work related to the project;

CEDO at internal and external functions where appropriate;

respect and promote CEDO’s values, vision, and strategy in the implementation
of assigned duties.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

applicant must hold a University degree in Agriculture, Agribusiness,

minimum of two to three years of experience working in a similar position

good program report writing skills as well as analytical capacities

experience in organizing and conducting training and capacity building

in relevant computer applications and databases, with hands-on

experience in the use of software is required, and a Class A Driving Permit.


How to Apply:

If you are
interested and meet the requirements for any of the above positions, please
apply by email to: with the position title in the
subject line and on the Application Letter. Hand delivered applications SHALL
NOT be accepted. Any form of conversing or lobbying will lead to automatic
disqualification. Send ONLY your Application Letter and CV, with names and
telephone contacts of three professional referees.


Deadline: 18th September 2020


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