Fresher Project Officer – SHG/Livelihood NGO Jobs – ACET Uganda


Job Title:    Project Officer – SHG/Livelihood

Organization:  ACET

Duty Station:  Uganda


About US:

ACET is a Christian
AIDS charitable service organization, locally registered NGO that started it
operation in Uganda in 1990. ACET primary goal is a continent where all lives
are of equal value and living to their full potential. In Uganda ACET is
operational in 5 regional offices located in Pader, Mbale, Gulu, Kitgum and
Kampala as the head office. Each office has a clear emphasis ranging from
livelihood and economic empowerment, Education Support, primary health care and
Psychosocial Support programme.


About Project:

ACET Pader, through
funding from Kindernothife (KNH) – Germany, is undertaking a Self Help Group
(SHG) Approach for 7 years in Northern Uganda under the new strategy of
transforming ACET Uganda from typical community development model into social
business model. The approach is being implemented in Ogom Sub County Pader
district, where it was piloted since October 2018. The approach targets rural
women and aims at holistic empowerment of the poorest of the poor in the
communities, through its three pillars of; economic, social and political


Job Summary:  The Project Officer – SHG/Livelihood will provide
technical support in the implementation of the livelihood project with more
focus on SHG approach to the vulnerable communities of Pader district.


Key Duties and

quarterly learning and review meeting for community facilitators (CFs) and
other stakeholders

together with the community facilitators in the formation process and
strengthening of SHG/CLA groups.

drawing of monthly, quarterly, biannual and annual work plans

that activity reports are written and filed for every activity by both project
staff and CFs.

Keep an
updated log of current project statistics.

with the accountant every two weeks to map out expenditure patterns and options

cash flows related to project activities to inform the finance commentary in
your periodic reports.

and track the performance of the project as it should be in line with the
agreed indicators

out a quarterly skills audit for project implementing team and submit a
competence report to the Regional Manager.

appraise each of the project  team (CFs
& volunteers)  directly supervised by

the capacity of the CFs on the SHG approaches and any other areas of need that
may arise during the implementation.

and develop strategy for the proper expansion and management of the goat farm.

and contribute to a monthly management team meeting with the Regional Manager
and administrator at the office.

district coordination meetings and carryout any other duties that may be
assigned to you by the supervisor


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Agribusiness, Social Science,
Development studies or any other related field. Post graduate in Monitoring and
Evaluation or Project planning will be an added advantage.

in value chain development, income generating idea is desirable.

minimum of two (2) years’ practical field experience working in holistic
communities with livelihoods practices and any other community development
related field.

personal relationship with Christ Jesus and demonstrate willingness to live in
a ‘spiritual community ‘and able to demonstrate the LOVE as Jesus did  for everyone without  exception

interpersonal skill, mobilization skills and proactive problem solving skills.

in implementing SHG approach, Microfinance, Agri-business concept will be an
added advantage.

oral and written communication skills, ability to interpret written documents
in Lou and English

computer skills with MS office and proven documentation and report writing

to learn new concepts/ideas and willingness to work and live in a rural
community environment.


How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified candidate should submit ONLY electronic application to the Human
Resource department, ACET Uganda on email lamara.gloria@acet-uganda.org .
Copies of academic credentials together with motivational letter and updated CV
including contact details of three work related references all should be in Max
of 7 pages .Recommendation from your ordained church leader is essential . All
these should only be in one attachment. ONLY Email with the subject line
Project Officer – SHG/Livelihood will be accepted.


an equal opportunity organization and she/he who meet the above criteria is
encouraged to apply .Any sort of soliciting will lead to automatic
disqualification. ONLY shortlisted applicant will be call for an interview.


Deadline; 6th November 2020 by 5:00pm


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