10 District Project Officer USAID Project Jobs – Youth Alive Uganda

 

Job Title:    District Project Officer (10
Job Opportunities)

Organization:  Youth Alive Uganda

Project Funding Source: United States Agency for International
Development (USAID)

Duty Station: Agago,
Apac, Dokolo, Gulu, Omoro, Kitgum, Kole, Nwoya, Oyam, and Lira, Uganda

Reports to: Project
Director/OVC Specialist

 

About US:

Youth Alive Uganda
is the leader in innovative children, adolescents and youth integrated
development programming since 1993. Youth Alive Uganda is a registered youth
led and children/youth focused NGO that implements children and youth
integrated development programs across the country in four thematic areas;
Health, Livelihood, Education, Human rights and skills Development and
Mentorship.

 

About USAID Project:

Youth Alive Uganda
is an Implementing Partner on the five-year, USAID-funded Integrated Child and
Youth Development (ICYD) Activity in partnership with World Education Bantwana
Initiative and Education Development Centre. The goal of (ICYD) Activity is for
Ugandan children and youth, especially the most vulnerable, to receive the
support and services necessary to lead resilient, healthy, and productive
lives. The USAID ICYD activity aims to improve learning outcomes, advance HIV
epidemic control in Uganda and ensure that children and youth have the
opportunity to lead resilient, healthy and productive lives. The USAID ICYD
Activity will deliver critical HIV/GBV/violence prevention and response
services to children and youth and their families in communities, clinics, and
schools.

 

Job Summary:  The District Project Officer will provide
technical oversight, operational coordination and management including;
planning, implementation, capacity enhancement, monitoring/evaluation and
reporting and work with district and subcounty OVC structures to coordinate OVC
services.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Participate
in the Development and implementation district activity schedules or work plans
in coordination with the program technical leads and implementing partners,

·       
Provide
technical support to para-social workers, peer educators and other community
facilitators to deliver coordinated and integrated OVC services.

·       
In
collaboration with the different sector leads, the Technical Field officer is
expected to assist in the development of capacity building materials, tailoring
curriculum development for the beneficiary adolescents and families as well as
participating in capacity building sessions.

·       
Oversee
the implementation of social protections, HIV Case Management implementation,
economic strengthening, school retention and learning development activities of
the adolescent girls and young women, OVC and children and adolescents living
with HIV (C/ALHIV) in the district of operation.

·       
Providing
technical assistance, supervision and capacity building to para social workers
and District Based Trainers to ensure that all associated project activities
are implemented and results achieved to the highest standards as planned.

·       
Develop,
produce and submit quality in-depth monthly progress reports with the various
supporting documents on project activities planned and implemented.

·       
Create
linkages and referrals for the various adolescent girls and young women, OVC
and children and adolescents living with HIV (C/ALHIV) and other key
populations to other community services

·       
Create
and maintain good coordination and working relationships with the district
leadership, sub-county, local government departments and institution (police
probational office) and importantly soliciting their support in participation
in the project activities.

·       
Representing
the organization at the district level including general meetings with implementing
partners, donors, key development actors and local authorities

·       
With
support of the Finance Officer, oversee the management of finances and
administrations at the district level including planning, authorization of
expenses and reporting according to the organization policy.

·       
In
collaboration with the MEAL team, support in the capture of required data,
tracking and reporting of related program deliverable in an accurate and timely
way.

·       
Compile
and submit quality timely monthly, quarterly and annual progress reports as per
implementation schedules.

·       
Conduct
any other duties assigned.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work and
Social Administration, Social Sciences or any other related field.

·       
A
postgraduate training in project planning and management will be an added
advantage.

·       
At least
four years of recent experience in designing, implementing and managing OVC
programs in HIV setting in a fast paced project.

·       
Experience
in implementing donor-funded projects

·       
Familiar
with OVC programming in Uganda

·       
Excellent
computer skills (Microsoft Office Programs)

 

How to Apply:

All interested
candidates should send their application letters and resumes (no academic
documents) in a SINGLE PDF DOCUMENT to careers@youthaliveuganda.org. The subject
of the email should contain job title and name of the candidate.

 

Note:
Hand delivered applications will not be considered.

 

Deadline: 29th October 2020 by 05:00pm Ugandan time

 

For more of the
latest jobs, please visit 
http://www.theugandanjobline.com or find us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline

 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *