CEFORD Project Assistants Jobs in Uganda

CEFORD Project Assistants Jobs in Uganda

Job Details

  • Community Empowerment for Rural Development (CEFORD) is a not for profit Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) in West Nile, registered with the National NGO Bureau; and operating in the West Nile districts.

  • CEFORD has secured funding to implement three Projects in Refugee hosting districts of Arua, Madi Okollo, Yumbe and Koboko and wishes to recruit competent persons to fill the following posts to support the self-reliance, resilience and social stability of displacement affected communities, South Sudanese refugees, and their host communities in the target districts

    Job Title

  • Project Assistant (PA) 06 Positions

    Key Functions/ Result Areas

  • To Facilitate the Development and Implementation of CEFORD Project Activities at Community Level in Line with Area Work Plans.

    To Ensure Timely Preparation of Progress Reports.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participate in development of work plans, for implementation

  • Supports Project Officers in mobilization of beneficiary community.

  • Participate in baseline surveys, research and needs identification/ prioritization of the beneficiary.

  • Implements project activities and that includes providing training in areas identified by the beneficiary

  • Write activity reports and other regular reports as required.

  • Contribute to the strengthening of CEFORD-community relations and positive image

  • Participate in any other assignments that may arise from time to time.

    Experience, Education and Required Skills

  • Minimum Diploma in Nutrition, Social Work, Development studies, Agriculture and any other relevant field.

  • A minimum of two years working experience (preferably with a civil society organization) in Rural

  • Development Programme and in a refugee setting an added advantage.

  • Computer literate: MS applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • High level of integrity, commitment, strong report writing, analytical and
    communication skills, knowledge of participatory approaches.

  • Must be self-supervised, able to work extra hours and willingness to adhere to organization values.

  • Sensitivity to the needs and priorities of different sectors of the community; traditions, culture, beliefs and refugee/host community hierarchical structures

  • Strong community mobilization skills

  • Strong communication skills, knowledge of local languages in area of preference (Aringa), knowledge of Arabic or any of the refugees’ language an added advantage.

  • Ability to ride motorcycle and valid riding permit is a MUST

    Job Education Requirements

  • Diploma in Nutrition, Social Work

    Job Experience Requirements

  • two years

    Job application procedure

  • Applications in own handwriting, clearly stating the position applied for and District of preference accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae and photocopies of relevant academic transcripts, testimonials and contacts of 3 referees including day telephone numbers, should be addressed to:
    The Executive Director – CEFORD
    P.O. Box 303

  • To reach her not later than 4:00 pm Tuesday 28th January 2020.

  • Applications can be delivered to the CEFORD Offices in Arua and Yumbe.

  • Late submission of applications will not be accepted.

  • Only short- listed candidates will be contacted.


  • Women are encouraged to apply.

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