Community Empowerment for Rural Development Project Coordinator Jobs in Uganda

Community Empowerment for Rural Development Project Coordinator 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 a Livelihood Project in Refugee hosting communities in Yumbe district and wishes to recruit competent persons to fill the following posts to Strengthened Livelihoods and Peaceful Co-existence of Host and Refugee Community Households in Bidibidi Settlement, West Nile, Uganda..


  • To provide technical leadership to the project staff implementing activities in areas of operation;

  • To ensure timely reporting and accountability for all project activities in Area of jurisdiction.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare Area Work Plans and Budgets for review by the Programme Coordinator;

  • Supervise Field staff within Area of jurisdiction;

  • Train/mentor the Project staff under your supervision

  • Supervise and monitor implementation of approved Area Work Plans

  • Prepare and submit periodic project progress reports in a timely manner as determined by the Executive Director
  • Ensure proper utilization and accountability for all resources allocated to the Project Area;

  • Provide effective team leadership to all staff in Area of jurisdiction;
  • Appraise all Project Officers in a timely manner as per CEFORD Service Regulations;

  • Represent CEFORD in the Sector Working Groups as requested

  • Build sound and mutually respectable relations with the communities and stakeholders served by the Area;

  • Adhere to the Humanitarian Principles and Code of Conduct; CEFORD Codes of Conduct.

  • Ensure participation of women and other age/sex groups in CEFORD works.

  • Act in a way that is sensitive
    to gender, protection, HIV, environment and other important crosscutting concerns.

  • Perform any other duties and responsibilities that may be assigned by the Executive Director or his/her designee.

    Qualifications & Experience

    • Minimum Degree in Agriculture, Social Work, Rural Development or related field

    • Post graduate training in project management an added advantage

    • Good understanding of local government policies & operations; Humanitarian standards and principles

    • Computer skills in MS applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

    • At least 2 years’ experience in similar work

    • Mature, responsible professional of high integrity

    • Ability to ride motorcycle and valid riding permit an added advantage

    How to Apply

  • Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, only Online applications shall be received. Indicate clearly the position applied for and District of preference in the Subject.

  • Applications should include Cover
    Letter, Detailed CV and contacts of 3 referees including day telephone numbers, should be addressed to:

    The Executive Director – CEFORD
    P.O. Box 303

  • E-mail:

  • To reach her not later than 4:00 pm Tuesday 7th July 2020. Applications submitted after the deadline

  • will not be accepted. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.


  • Women are encouraged to apply.

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