2 Entry Level Program Assistant Jobs – National Union of Women with Disabilities of Uganda

 

Job Title:    Program Assistant (2 Entry
Level Jobs)

Organisation: National
Union of Women with Disabilities of Uganda

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

 

About US:

National Union of
Women with Disabilities of Uganda (NUWODU) is an indigenous women led Disabled
Peoples Organization. It is an umbrella Organization that was formed in 1999 with
the overall purpose of bringing together all categories of girls and women with
disabilities including the physically, sensory and mentally impaired women. NUWODU
provides a strong voice for a common cause, particularly to defend, protect and
promote the rights and advocate for equal opportunities for Women and Girls
with Disabilities. NUWODU works to advance the Equality, Empowerment and the
Rights of Women and Girls with Disabilities in development programs.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
The Program
Assistant will be responsible for day-to-day implementation of all activities
in a timely manner.

·       
Mobilize
and form Groups of women and girls with Disabilities and their households to
benefit from the livelihood component.

·       
Collect
data, document and report on women and girls with disabilities.

·       
Develop
and strengthen institutions of women with Disabilities’ Association at the
district level to be functional and effective including registration process
where it warrants.

·       
Support
the groups formed to come up with action plans and guide them in the
implementation.

·       
Train
women and girls with disabilities.

·       
Report
and document cases of violence, discrimination against women and girls with
Disabilities in the region.

·       
Coordinate
with Government and other stakeholders to address issues of women and girls
with disabilities.

·       
Link the
women with disability’s groups to benefit from government programs and other
programs available in the region

·       
Work
closely with sub county, district officials and the partner to deliver the
intervention.

·       
Produce
timely progress and financial report to the immediate supervisor.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
Program Assistant must possess Diploma in the following fields, Development
Studies, Social Work and Administration, Social Science, Adult and Community
Psychology, Gender and Community Development, Disability studies and other
related Humanities from Reputable Institutions.

·       
Bachelor’s
degree in relevant field will be added advantage.

·       
The Job
Holder must have at least 2- 3 years working experience in project management
and Implementation, Report Writing, monitoring and evaluation and resource
mobilization.

·       
Knowledgeable
in Gender and Disability issues

·       
Experienced
in working with women and persons with disabilities.

·       
Able to
deliver results effectively with minimum supervision, ability and willingness
to learn.

·       
Able to
document results, lessons and best practices out of interventions.

·       
Must
have good communication skills

·       
Must
have good track record in financial management, accountability and reporting.

·       
Knowledge
of the local language is an added advantage.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should send their applications with a motivation letter and detailed 2-3-page
Curriculum Vitae, should have at least 3 referees with 1 professional (work
related) for follow up purposes addressed and submitted by hand or via email to
the addresses below:

 

Addressed to:

Chairperson
Personnel Committee,

National Union of
Women with Disabilities of Uganda,

Plot 2015 Kisaasi-
Kyanja Road,

P.0 Box 24891
Kampala- Uganda.

 

Deadline: 12th March 2021 

 

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