FAWE Programme Officer - Jobs in Kampala Uganda
FAWE Programme Officer - Jobs in Kampala UgandaJob Title:Programme Officer
Kampala, Head Office
The Programme Officer shall be part of the programmes team and shall provide support in planning, budgeting and implementation of the respective Project activities in all regions of operation.
She/he has to ensure that high quality work is done in the delivery of services towards achieving the objectives of the project.
Key Performance Areas/ Accountabilities
Key ResponsibilitiesPlanning, Budgeting and Implementation
Lead the annual planning and budgeting for the project
Participate and provide technical support in the general organizational planning and budgeting process
Ensure that programme specific activities are effectively and efficiently implemented as per programme calendar
Take lead in identifying programme requirements through research, feedback and interaction with beneficiaries and key stakeholders
Ensuring proper follow-up of the implementation of outlined activities among different stakeholders
Bring to the attention of the supervisor in a timely manner any issues that would affect the effective implementation of programme activities that may require urgent attention
Prepare quality and comprehensive reports on project achievements and outcomes and submit both summary and narrative reports in a timely manner as per established reporting schedules by both the organization and the funding partner
Ensure that whatever is planned is implemented as evidenced by the necessary reports.
Actively participate in the project beneficiary identification process
Ensure that day to day decisions are in line with agreed project strategy and guidelines.
Networking, Advocacy and Stakeholder Management
Organize regular meetings with both stakeholders to foster positive relationships
Actively participate in the designing and implementation of effective advocacy strategies
Provide regular updates to FAWE-Uganda and relevant stakeholders on the progress of implementation of program/ project activities
Carry out stakeholder / beneficiary relationship management and ensure harmonious relationships and partnerships between FAWE and its stakeholders/ beneficiaries
Champion networking, advocacy and building support systems for programme sustainability within the regions of programme implementation
Develop public relations and communication strategies to support program goals and increase awareness about the programme
Documentation, Replication and Mainstreaming
Ensure clear documentation of project work, file and maintain all project documents in both soft and hard copy
Prepare and submit good quality reports to the immediate supervisor in a timely manner
Disseminate documentation / information/ reports with relevant stakeholders in line with approval from the line manager
Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, Research and Learning
Actively participate in the monitoring and support supervision of programme activities
Identify areas requiring research for both program improvement and learning purposes
Ensure timely and quality reporting to the organization and to the funder
People Management and LeadershipShare relevant information / communication from management and to management and maintain an open line of communication with the team and supervisor
Participate and make input into the performance planning and evaluation processes
Participate and complete all trainings organized and geared towards staff capacity development
Finance, Accountability and Procurement Processes
Make timely requests and accountability for all funds advanced to you
Maintain a high standard of stewardship and accountability for all funds and assets entrusted to you
Ensure safety of all assets under your charge and report all faults to administration
Take lead in proposal development
Identify potential donors, maintain and strengthen relationships with existing donors and like-minded partners
OthersParticipate in or implement assigned projects and tasks in line with instructions from the supervisor
Qualifications and Training
A Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Social Sciences, Social Work and Social Administration, Development Studies, Adult and Community Education or related field is essential
Post Graduate Training in Project Planning and Management is essential
Computer literacy (MS Word, Excel, Statistical Packages, and Database)
At least three years’ experience in programming in a reputable NGO work environment.
Experience working on girls’ education and development issues will be of an added advantage
Strong analytical skills
Working knowledge of project planning and management
Demonstrated capacity building skills
High standard of integrity, discretion and loyalty
Actively seeks out feedback on their performance (both results and behaviours) with a view to continuous learning and growing
Self-driven and able to work under minimal supervision
Proven ability to work effectively with others to achieve results with strong people leadership skills and abilities
A commitment to women empowerment as a route to development
Build relationships –ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with others both internally and externally to achieve the goals of the organization
Demonstrated understanding of concepts and application in organizational learning and knowledge management
Demonstrated report writing skills
An excellent understanding of the concepts and practices of participatory development approaches
Financial Management skills
Excellent Communication skills
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 17th May 2019
For more information and job application details, see; FAWE Programme Officer - Jobs in Kampala Uganda
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