Association for Aid and Relief Japan Project Officer Jobs in Uganda

Association for Aid and Relief Japan Project Officer Jobs in Uganda

Job Description:

The Project Officer is to work under direct supervision of the (Acting) Country Director/Programme Coordinator (International Staff) to oversee the project implementation. While being based in the Hoima Office, s/he is responsible to supervise and monitor the day-to-day field activities carried out in Kyangwali Refugee Settlement by coordinating with the relevant stakeholders of AAR Japan.

Providing guidance to field officers and reporting to his/her supervisors in a timely manner are also one of the key tasks of the Project Officer. S/he may occasionally have business trips to Kampala and other districts/cities. The position requires hands-on working experience in fields of child protection and education as an aid worker.

Scope of Works:

  • Supervise and provide necessary guidance to field officers for the smooth implementation of the project activities.

  • Coordinate with the target beneficiaries, partner organizations and authorities to carry out the activities under the project.

  • Monitor progress of the project activities and report to the supervisors on a regular basis.

  • Collect and share any project-relevant information through attending coordination meetings and consultative meetings to represent AAR Japan.

  • Coordinate and supervise local contractors and any temporary assistant staff/officers for the project on behalf of the International Staff.

  • Identify and gather compelling needs in the field through assessment for future projects’ proposals.

  • Assist International Staff with proposal writing.

  • Perform any other duties requested by the supervisors.

    Experience Required:

  • More than three (3) years of experience in the field of project management/coordination in NGO sector.

  • More than five (5) years of experience in emergency relief activities in aid organizations.

  • Experience in implementing projects for child protection and education.

  • Experience in facilitating workshops and/or seminars.

  • Experience in
    working at a refugee settlement or a refugee camp would be advantageous.

    Qualification Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in the relevant field (Development Studies, Education, Social Work, Community Based Development, Psychology etc.).

  • Residing in Uganda and able to station in Hoima.

  • Language: Fluency in both written and spoken English. Knowledge of Kiswahili, Lunyoro, French and other locally spoken languages would be advantageous.

  • Excellent MS Office skills (MS Word, MS Excel etc.).

  • Strong motivation to commit oneself to be a part of a humanitarian/aid organization.

  • Strong coordination and negotiation/communication skills.

  • Self-driven with problem-solving skills and capability to work under minimum supervision.

  • Capability to complete assignments with tight deadlines under challenging circumstances.

  • Capability to produce quality draft documents and reports for the project.

  • Punctuality.

    How to Apply

    Interested individuals should submit their application to by 5th February 2023 (EAT 23:59).

    The email Subject Title shall be: “Project Officer_Your Full Name”.

    Document to be submitted:

  • Cover Letter (Shall not exceed one (1) A4 page)

  • The title of the attached file shall be: “Cover Letter_Project Officer_Your FullName”.

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)

  • The title of the attached file shall be: “CV_Project Officer_Your FullName”.

  • Include at least three (3) referees, one must be from the most recent employer.

  • Copy of Academic and Work Certificates

  • Copy of National ID card

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