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Kampala, Uganda

Full-time

Deadline: 

November 6, 2023 at 2:00:00 PM

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About the Organisation

In Uganda, we scale up proven models of care that prevent and respond to HIV, violence and other vulnerabilities within a coordinated referral network and case management system. We continuously innovate, aggressively addressing emerging gaps through capacity development of local organizations and government from community to national levels to deliver and monitor the effectiveness of high quality, integrated services. Together we are reaching 235,000 children, youth and caregivers across 45 districts in Uganda, closing the gaps in HIV and violence prevention and response, strengthening family resilience, and contributing to Uganda’s 95 95 95 HIV epidemic control goals.

Job Title

District Project Officers job at Bantwana Initiative Uganda (BIU)

Job Description

The District Project Officers (DPO) will provide both administrative and technical support on the day-to-day REAL Fathers field activities in the targeted districts. They are responsible for supporting the direct implementation to stimulate learning, team environment and external relationships at the district and sub county level. The DPOs will ensures the Lower Local Government structures, Community based Mentors and Young Fathers are effectively coordinated to achieve the project goal and objectives in the districts. They will work closely with the District Technical Coordinator and Finance Officer to comply to organizational policies and donor requirements. District Project Officers will be stationed at district local government.

Duties and Responsibilities

Major Responsibilities:

  • Support the District Technical Coordinator to manage, monitor, report and build partnerships in allocated districts;

  • Provide technical and administrative support in the field and ensure operational systems are in place to support field activities, including logistics (transport, facilitation, procurement, security, administration, and human resources.

  • Provide leadership to mentors and work with the District Technical Coordinators to ensure an integral approach during implementation of the REAL Fathers project interventions.

  • Support the District Technical Coordination to timely prepare and submit project reports including, activity, quarterly and annual progress reports.

  • Provide mentoring, coaching, and training in the field as required.

  • Manages and coordinates all field events in the district

  • Regularly ensure that all administrative and programmatic activities are documented (including meeting minutes), analyzed and reported.

Qualifications and Competencies

Job Specifications:

  • A bachelor's degree in Social Works and Social Administration, Community Development, Gender Studies, Education, Leadership, Management, or any other related degree in Humanities. Additional training in Project Planning and Management is an added advantage

  • Minimum of three (3) years of progressively increasing responsibility working in program management of OVC.

  • Good analysis and strategic planning skills as well as a demonstrated and theoretical understanding of the project cycle, issues of community development are necessary.

  • An appropriate balance of technical, financial, administrative, managerial and interpersonal experience and oversight.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced dynamic environment with community structures and families, flexible and independent.

  • Good organizational, analytical, and oral and written communication skills (in English). Effective organizational, and prioritization skills. Versatile multi-tasker with the proven ability to organize and prioritize many urgent tasks.

  • Willingness to travel frequently to project sites within the district including beneficiary households.

  • Ability to ride moto cycle (active permit)

How to Apply

Interested applicants with the required Qualification, Knowledge, Skills, Attributes and Abilities should send their applications and CVs (detailing responsibilities carried out in previous positions) to the HR and Admin Officer, Bantwana Initiative Uganda through the following email: wei_recruitment@ug.worlded.org. Copy: ashura_namusisi@ug.worlded.org

Indicate clearly on the application subject line the position applied for easy reference.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Deadline for applications: Monday, November 06 2023

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