Project Officer – Livelihoods US Non-profit Jobs – LWF World Service

 

Job Title:    Project Officer –
Livelihoods

Organization: LWF
World Service

Duty Station:
Uganda

Reports to:  Project
Manager

 

About US:

LWF World Service is
the humanitarian and development arm of the Lutheran World Federation. We are a
widely recognized, international, faith-based organization working in over 20
countries. We seek to bring people of all backgrounds together in the common
quest for justice, peace, and reconciliation in an increasingly complex and
fragmented world.

 

Job Summary:  Under the guidance of the Project Manager, the
project officer is responsible for all livelihood’s activities within the newly
approved GAC/CLWR project in Lamwo. Activities from planning, implementation and
monitor must be in line with LWF and Donor guidelines and procedures.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Implement
all planned project activities with expertise and in a manner that leads to
attainment of the project goals and outcomes;

·       
Ensure
that the Project’s objectives/outputs are achieved according to the work plans
and within the contracted project period according to donor guidelines;

·       
Preparing
and submitting reports as required; (End of activity, Weekly and Monthly)

·       
Keep
records of all project activities including project assets under custody/use,
beneficiary list, partner list, assets or inputs provided, activity and
monitoring reports, lists of PoC benefiting from the project, etc.;

·       
Regularly
develop and share monthly activity plans with the Project Manager;

·       
Ensure
100% implementation of the planned project activities on a monthly basis and
that budgets are not under and over spent.

·       
Develop
activity and budget tracking tools, and use on a monthly basis to track and
report on activity and budget management.

·       
Support
in collaboration and tabulation on a regular basis field data on project
activities carried out and undertake impact assessment using participatory
approaches for all beneficiaries to determine the relevance and impact of the
assistance;

·       
Ensure
that proper mapping of project beneficiaries is done & information shared
in time. Regular visit to all beneficiary sites where project activities are
undertaken, check on progress, offer support as directed by the project manager
in line with the project objectives;

·       
In
collaboration with the PMER unit lead in development of Tools and ensure
effective deployment and use of the Survey CTO.

·       
Lead and
manage Project Assistants ensuring clarity over plans and priorities, providing
supervision, guidance and mentoring, encouraging effective team work and
inclusiveness and building a team spirit through regular meetings and events
and clear reporting mechanisms for each team member;

·       
Take
lead in conducting project livelihood activities to increase men’s and women’s
capacity to generate income that helps address immediate household needs, as
well as in integrating mechanisms that target men and male youth with awareness
raising that promotes women’s participation in household decision-making and
resource management

·       
Take
lead in the provision of vocational skills for PoCs and cash grants to support
IGA development

·       
Provide
technical support to the functional adult literacy (FAL) component of the
project

·       
Take
lead in organizing awareness and promotion of women’s livelihoods and
gender-equitable decision-making about household spending and resources.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate for the LWF Uganda Project Officer – Livelihoods job
opportunity should hold a University degree in related fields with past
experience in similar Livelihoods, Agribusiness and above-mentioned activities;

·       
Postgraduate
training in Project Planning and Management with knowledge of Financial
Management is an added advantage.

·       
Knowledge
and practical experience in the implementation of FAL activities is an asset

·       
Four
years of work experience in livelihood and social protection activities in
refugees’ context.

·       
Experience
in working with different stakeholders as partnership approach.

·       
Good
interpersonal skills and excellent negotiation skills;

·       
Proficiency
in computer programming; word processing, spreadsheets etc.

·       
Ability
to ride a motorcycle and with a valid riding permit is desirable

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should
submit an updated CV and application letter (in English), giving a daytime
telephone contact and email addresses of 3 (three) work-related referees only
through our recruitment email recruitment.uga@lutheranworld.org

 

LWF/DWS is an equal
opportunity employer, irrespective of gender, race, or religious affiliation.
persons with disabilities. Female candidates who possess the above requirements
are encouraged to apply. LWF/DWS is a signatory to the Code of Conduct for
humanitarian agencies. Our recruitment and selection procedures reflect the
organization’s commitment to the prevention of abuse and exploitation of
beneficiaries.

 

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job title of the position you are applying for as the subject line:

 

Deadline: Friday 2nd April 2021 by 5:00 pm

 

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