Community Empowerment for Rural Development Project Officer Jobs in Uganda

Community Empowerment for Rural Development Project Officer Jobs in Uganda

Major Functions

  • 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 and accountabilities

    Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop work plans for implementation of CEFORD project activities in area of operation;

  • Implement, monitor and evaluate project activities;

  • Train/mentor the Field staff under your supervision

  • Participate in research including baseline and other surveys, and needs assessment of community development demands and expectations;

  • Provide technical support to the target community groups;

  • Prepare and submit quality progress reports on implementation as per agreed schedules with the Project Coordinator;

  • Contribute to strengthening of CEFORD-Community relations and positive image;

  • Perform any other duties and responsibilities that may be assigned by the Project Coordinator.

    Experience, Education and Required Skills

    • Minimum Diploma/Degree in Agriculture, Social Work, Development studies

    • Certificate in Counselling, Health Science, Project Planning and Management is an added advantage.

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

  • Development Programme, Agriculture and Institutional Capacity Building; Experience working in 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

    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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