Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Project Officer Job Vacancy at Solidaridad

Job Title:  Project Officer

Employer: Solidaridad

Job Location: Kampala

Job Expiry Date: 27th November 2019

Duties:

Support the preparation of project work plans, budget and time schedules for implementing the project activities.
Support the identification and planning of technical activities and requirements to implement the project as per organisational standards.
Coordinate and implement day to day project activities with beneficiaries and partners in field ensuring that technical quality and standards are considered and respected during project(s) implementation.
Ensure project activities are on time, target and budget, using effective monitoring and evaluation (M&E) systems to reach desired impacts.
Assist the Project Manager to trouble-shoot any project challenges during project implementation.
Provide regular and timely updates on progress and challenges to the Project Manager and other team members.
Adhere to Solidaridad’s Code of Conduct and treat all beneficiaries with respect and without any distinction or discrimination based on nationality, race, ethnicity, tribe, gender, religious beliefs, political opinion or disability.
Support the selection of beneficiaries benefiting from the project activities.
Communicate Solidaridad’s Complaints and Response Mechanism target communities and participate in solving complaints related to the project in coordination with the Project Manager.
Keep records of all the project activity documents, in particular beneficiary list, completion certificates, attendance sheets etc.
Help maintain a beneficiary master database containing all beneficiary registration and baseline information, as well as the project activities from which the beneficiaries benefitted ensure the data is protected from misuse in line with Solidaridad’s data protection policy.
Participate in project coordination meetings with the project team.
Develop project communication materials for internal coordination.
Ensure that project field staff understand and are able to perform their roles and responsibilities.
Follow-up the work plans and day-to-day activities of the project field staff.

Job Requirements:
Relevant academic level education - Undergraduate degree or higher – in relevant field (e.g. Agriculture, Public Policy, Development Studies, Social Science, Project Management, Strategic Management etc.
Minimum four (4) years’ experience working with projects funded by international agencies or development partners.
Demonstrable experience in project design, planning and implementation.
Experience with proposal writing and technical report writing.
Experience in designing and facilitating workshops and seminars would be desirable.
Ability to work independently and as a member of a team to implement projects and local partners to effectively meet project needs.
Ability to work effectively with government, NGOs and local communities in carrying out project objectives.
Excellent reporting skills and ability to relate sensitively to diverse groups.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates that meet the above qualifications should send their one-page cover letter (including salary expectations and availability) and CVs to:

Email: hr.eca@solidaridadnetwork.org

Subject: “Project Officer_Uganda”

The CVs will be evaluated as they are received. Only successful candidates will be contacted.

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