Project Officer at National Union of Women with Disabilities of Uganda (NUWODU)

Job: Project Officer (1position based in Kampala)

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Project Officer will be responsible for overall coordination and implementation of the project activities including planning, budgets, implementation processes, partnership management and results.

• Lead and manage the Gender Mainstreaming project

• Be responsible for the implementation of the project and ensuring that all outputs and outcomes are delivered on time according to the agreed upon plan

• Supervise and mentor staff under the project for effective implementation of activities and career development

• Compile activity and annual reports and submit them to the Programs Manager

• Initiate corrective measures for the smooth running of the project implementation during the project lifespan

• Participate in relevant networks aimed at influencing and promoting mainstreaming
of women and girls with disabilities agenda into government programs and other service
providers particularly in the project areas

• Pursue other funding channels available in liaison with the Programs Manager and the Executive Secretary

• Carry out any other duties and responsibilities relevant to the project as will be assigned by the Programs Manager

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Organize and conduct trainings in the districts of the project

• Network and collaborate with service providers, development partners and organizations implementing gender mainstreaming projects within the project areas and at national level

• Organize awareness campaigns through meetings and the media in liaison with the Programs Manager and the Executive Secretary

• Prepare narrative and financial reports to be submitted to the Executive Secretary
and development partners in liaison with the Executive Secretary and the Finance
Manager

• Monitor and follow up the project activities in the project area
• Support the District Associations to develop their own policies
• Establish linkages with organizations/ institutions implementing gender projects nationally and internationally

• Develop guidelines for the sub-granting scheme in accordance with NUWODU and Donor guidelines

EXPERIENCE

• The Job Holder must have at least 5 years working experience in project management and Implementation, Report Writing, monitoring and evaluation and resource mobilization.

• Held supervisory position of staff under his/ her department.

• 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 willing to learn.

• Have skills in Monitoring and Evaluation and can 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.

QUALIFICATION

The Project Officer must possess a bachelor’s degree 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.

Possession of a Post Graduate Diploma in Project Planning and Management, Monitoring and Evaluation, Development studies and Gender and Disability Studies is an added advantage

SUBMISSION:

All applicants to:

1- Submit a motivation letter and detailed 2–3- page Curriculum Vitae
2- Referees: At least 3 referees should be indicated for follow up.
3- Deadline for Submission of the Application is 22nd October 2021 at 5:00Pm East African time.
4- All applications should be 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.O Box 24891Kampala- Uganda.
OR send via email to: [email protected]

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Note:
1. Qualified women and girls with disabilities are encouraged to apply
2. ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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