Senior Project Officer NGO Jobs – ZOA

 

Job Title:    Senior Project Officer

Organization:  ZOA

Duty Station:  
Uganda

Reports to:  Project Coordinator

 

About US:

ZOA is an
international NGO that inspired by Christian identity and biblical message of
reconciliation and restoration of a broken world with its headquarters in the
Netherlands. ZOA operate in fifteen countries on and on three continents. At
ZOA we provide relief to people affected by conflict or natural disasters,
contribute to a new perspective of hope in which people work together for a
promising future in dignity and mutual trust. Together with the affected communities
we work on the recovery of their livelihoods.

 

Job Summary:  The
Senior Project Officer, with support from the Project manager-education, is
responsible for the day to day planning, and implementation of activities under
specific ZOA project(s) assigned to him/her. The Senior Project Officer(
Embrace-Education project ) will be directly involved in the implementation of
project activities, especially supporting community awareness,
raising/sensitization at district, sub-county and village levels with focus on
promoting access, retention and completion of primary education

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

General

·       
Implements
project activities in line with the workplan to achieve optimal project outputs
and outcomes in line with ZOA/donor procedures and targets;

·       
Supports
possible community volunteers in day to day implementation;

·       
Accounts
timely for executed project activities in line with and according to relevant
ZOA policies and guidelines;

·       
Ensures
project outputs are consistent with project proposals, log frames and in line
with quality standards and country policies;

·       
Oversees
and ensures implementation is in line with standards and policies of both ZOA
and government of Uganda;

·       
Any
other duty as assigned by the supervisor in line with the project.

Reporting

·       
Provide
inputs to implementation plans and activity/monthly reports;

·       
Identify,
document lessons learned and best practices;

·       
Prepare
and submit well written success stories;

·       
Contribute
to project reports or implementation plans as required by supervisor;

·       
Collect
monitoring data according to ZOA’s systems and activities in the project;

·       
Actively
participate in (technical) working groups and coordination meetings.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Degree or Diploma in Law, Development Studies, Education,
Social Sciences, SWASA and any related fields.

·       
At least
2 – 3 years of successful experience in a similar position implementing related
projects with an International Organization

·       
Excellent
facilitation, communication skills and writing ability;

·       
Understanding
of the local context, culture, and language(s);

·       
Experience
with implementing projects funded by institutional donors is an added
advantage;

·       
Proven
experience working in Northern Uganda .

·       
Having
worked in a project in collaboration with a partner is an added advantage;

·       
Excellent
spoken and written command of English.

·       
Good
communication, writing and facilitation skills;

·       
Innovative,
creative and enthusiastic;

·       
Good
computer skills: Ms Excel and Ms Word;

·       
Self-motivator,
able to work with limited supervision;

·       
Ability
to ride a motorcycle with valid driving/riding license is a MUST.

·       
Flexibility
and adaptability;

·       
Interpersonal
and cross-cultural sensitivity;

·       
Able to
work under pressures and meet deadlines;

·       
Able to
work in a sometimes fluid and innovative environment;

·       
Aims to
integrate and reflect Christian values in relief and rehabilitation work.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates with the required
qualification, experience, knowledge, skills, and attitude should send their
applications to ugandavacancies@zoa.ngo. Applications should only include the
following: cover letter and an updated CV (with three professional referees) of
which two must be 2 professional references, including your supervisor and the
most recent/previous employer, and 1 character reference could be your pastor
or priest.

 

Please indicate only
“Application Senior Project Officer – Amudat” on the subject line. Qualified
female candidates and or individuals with disabilities are highly encouraged to
apply.**

 

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

Deadline: 3rd October 2020

 

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