8 Fresher Project Officer Job Opportunities – Uganda Development and Health Associates (UDHA)

 

Job Title:    Project Officers (8 Fresher
Job Opportunities)

Organisation: Uganda
Development and Health Associates (UDHA)

Duty Station:  Uganda

Reports to: Project
Coordinator

 

About US:

Uganda Development
and Health Associates (UDHA) strives to empower, promote and strengthen key
health and development interventions in communities we work. We envision a
society in which people are fully empowered to manage their health and
development needs. UDHA is Sub Recipient to TASO under the new funding model
implemented in partnership with TASO and aims to support the implementation of
Uganda’s Response to the HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis.

 

Job Summary:  The Project Officer will spearhead projects
implementation of activities  in  the district of operation and manager of
teams and resources attached to project in a district.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Coordination,
planning, reporting and ability to actively support project teams to manage
competing work priorities.

·       
Prepare
monthly, quarterly work Plans and Budgets

·       
Supervise
and mentor frontline stakeholders like the VHTs, Mentors, Community champions
etc. to deliver desired project results.

·       
Ensure
proper utilization and accountability for all resources allocated to activities
in Compliance with the approved donor budget and work Plans.

·       
Represent
UDHA in the Sector Working Groups at district levels

·       
Build
sound and mutually respectable relations with the communities and stakeholders
served by the project.

·       
Develop
and deliver project progress reports, requirements, documentation, and
presentations.

·       
Hold
performance reviews in the districts of operation.

·       
Co-ordinate
projects meetings in district of operation

·       
Liaise
with project stakeholders in areas of operations.

·       
Plan for
resources needed to achieve project goals

·       
Implement
and coordinate the daily project activities

·       
Maintain
regular contact with partners and project beneficiaries in the districts

·       
And any
other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor and/or management

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The job
applicant should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Social sciences/Social works and
social Administration, Public Health, Community Psychology and any professional
training in Humanities

·       
A Post
Graduate Diploma in either Project planning and Management or Monitoring and
Evaluation will be an added advantage. Training in Adolescent sexual
reproductive Health, Counselling training, HIV/AIDs are highly desirable.

·       
High
level of integrity.

·       
The
suitable candidate must have at least 3 years working experience in donor
funded. Experience of working in the rural community.

·       
Motorcycle
riding skills a requirement (Attach a copy of the riding permit)

·       
Presentation,
facilitation and training skills

·       
Fluent
spoken and written English

·       
Analytical
and report writing skills.

·       
Ability
to work with adolescence and young people especially girl child

·       
Good
communication skills and positive attitude to team work

·       
Good
computer skills in MS office and Basic internet applications.

·       
Knowledge
of programme management standards, tools and techniques applicable to the
project.

·       
Self-motivated,
ability to use own initiative, flexibility.

·       
Decision
making Sound judgment and the confidence to take independent action;

·       
A high
degree of initiative and persistence combined with high levels of discretion
and diplomacy.

·       
Ability
to work under minimum supervision

·       
Ability
to work multi task and meet tight deadlines on a regular basis.

·       
And any
other duties as assigned to you from time to time by the immediate supervisors.

·       
Must
have a Valid riding permit and able to ride motorcycles.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to submit in single PDF
their cover letter, CV and CERTIFIED copies of academic documents addressed as
below to: info@udhauganda.org with copy to udhajobs@gmail.com

 

The Executive
Officer

Uganda Development
and Health Associates (UDHA),

P.O. Box 77, Iganga
Municipality

 

Deadline: 9th April 2021 by 5:00pm

 

While UDHA
appreciates all the interested applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted for interviews. In case you do not hear from UDHA one month after the
closing date, please consider yourself unsuccessful. Please note that any form
of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Any telephone
solicitation will lead to automatic disqualification.  

 

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