Project Officer NGO Job Vacancies – Youth Advocacy and Development Network (YADNET Uganda)

 

Job Title:    Project Officer

Organisation: Youth Advocacy and Development Network
(YADNET Uganda)

Project Name: SHE
LEADS PROJECT

Duty Station: Uganda

Reports to: Project
Coordinator

 

About US:

Youth Advocacy and
Development Network (YADNET Uganda) is an organization /coalition registered in
Uganda with registration number INDR153454304NB that brings together
partners/CSOs that work with and for young people on SRHR, Economic Empowerment
and Environment. The membership organization has coordination structures of
members in all regions of uganda with regional coordination offices in Arua,
Lira, Mbale, Hoima, Mbarara, Kamuli and Moroto with National office in Najeera,
Kampala.

 

About SHE LEADS PROJECT:

She Leads is a
programme developed for the Power of Voices Strategic Partnerships with the Ministry
of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands. The programme focuses on strengthening
capacity of civil society organisations in the field of lobby and advocacy, with
a specific focus on strengthening lobby capacity of young women and girls (GYW)
and the civic space wherein they operate. Consortium partners are Terre de
Hommes, Defence for Children-Ecpat and FEMNET. The number of targeted groups
are; 28 girl – led groups, 35 CSOs. In total 3000 girls and young women will
benefit. The districts to be covered are Kampala, Kamuli and Buyende. There
will be many stakeholders in the project (Government, CSOs), in this regard
Plan International Uganda mutually agrees with Youth advocacy and development
network (YADNET) on how to collaborate in the implementation of the
aforementioned project.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
On
regular basis in liaison with project coordinator to plan, track and assess the
progress of the project implementation

·       
Implement
project workplans

·       
Organize
project meetings with stakeholders and Girls and Young Women in the project
sites

·       
Keep and
maintain project documents that track project progress.

·       
Monitor
and regularly meet project reporting deadlines

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold an undergraduate degree, or associated qualifications
combined with relevant practical experience from recognized
University/institution. Having post graduate qualifications is an added
advantage.

·       
At least
three years of experience and sound knowledge of project implementation.

·       
Demonstrate
practical skills of applying operational and administrative guidelines to the
design and management of projects

·       
Strong
computer skills and good knowledge especially Micro soft and Excel

·       
Well-developed
interpersonal and communications skills, including English language written
skills

·       
Demonstrate
exceptional skills in project planning and management and ability to track and
monitor targets.

·       
Computer
literate in MS, internet, power point, etc

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should send their applications to: kyadnet@gmail.com

 

Deadline: Friday 26th March 2021 at 17:00hours/5:00pm

 

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