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;

·       
Planning,
implementation and monitoring of project intervention strategies

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

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

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

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

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

·       
Provide
coaching, direction, and leadership support to project team members to achieve
results;

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

·       
Produce
monthly, quarterly and annual project reports for both internal and external
consumption;

·       
Ensure
project’s annual institutional milestones are achieved;

Personnel
Management:

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

·       
Establish
and maintain strong working relationships with all relevant partners and
stakeholders

·       
Ensure
information is shared and flows transparently within the organization

·       
Work
with management team to identify technical assistance needs;

Representation:

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

·       
Establish
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;

·       
Represent
CEDO at internal and external functions where appropriate;

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

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a University degree in Agriculture, Agribusiness,

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

·       
Very
good program report writing skills as well as analytical capacities

·       
Strong
experience in organizing and conducting training and capacity building

·       
Proficiency
in relevant computer applications and databases, with hands-on

·       
Previous
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: hr.cedouganda@gmail.com 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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