Uganda Development and Health Associates Project Officers Jobs

Uganda Development and Health Associates Project Officers Jobs

Job Purpose:

  • Spearhead projects implementation of activities in the district of operation and manager of teams and resources attached to project in a district.

    Job Roles /Responsibilities, Specifications, and Competencies

  • Coordination, planning, reporting and ability to actively support project teams to manage competing work priorities.

  • Prepare monthly, quarterly work Plans and Budgets

  • Supervise and mentor frontline stakeholders like the VHTs, Mentors, Community champions etc. to deliver desired project results.

  • Ensure proper utilization and accountability for all resources allocated to activities in Compliance with the approved donor budget and work Plans.

  • Represent UDHA in the Sector Working Groups at district levels

  • Build sound and mutually respectable relations with the communities and stakeholders served by the project.

  • Develop and deliver project progress reports, requirements, documentation, and presentations.

  • Hold performance reviews in the districts of operation.

  • Co-ordinate projects meetings in district of operation

  • Liaise with project stakeholders in areas of operations.

  • Plan for resources needed to achieve project goals

  • Implement and coordinate the daily project activities

  • Maintain regular contact with partners and project beneficiaries in the districts

  • And any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor and/or management

    Qualifications & Personal specifications

  • The job applicant should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Social sciences/Social works and social Administration, Public Health, Community Psychology and any professional training in Humanities

  • A Post Graduate Diploma in either Project planning and Management or Monitoring and Evaluation will be an added advantage. Training in Adolescent sexual reproductive Health, Counselling training, HIV/AIDs are highly desirable.

  • High Level of Integrity.

    Work experience

  • The suitable candidate must have at least 3 years working experience in donor funded. Experience of working in the rural community.

    Key competences:

  • Motorcycle riding skills a requirement (Attach a copy of the riding permit).

  • Presentation, facilitation and training skills.

  • Fluent spoken and written English.

  • Analytical and report
    writing skills.

  • Ability to work with adolescence and young people especially girl child.

  • Good communication skills and positive attitude to team work.

  • Good computer skills in MS office and Basic internet applications.

  • Knowledge of programme management standards, tools and techniques applicable to the project.

  • Self-motivated, ability to use own initiative, flexibility.

  • Decision making Sound judgment and the confidence to take independent action;

  • A high degree of initiative and persistence combined with high levels of discretion and diplomacy.

  • Ability to work under minimum supervision.

  • Ability to work multi task and meet tight deadlines on a regular basis.

  • And any other duties as assigned to you from time to time by the immediate supervisors.

  • Must have a Valid riding permit and able to ride motorcycles.

    How to Apply

  • Candidates who meet all the requirements are encouraged to submit in single PDF their cover letter, CV and CERTIFIED copies of academic documents addressed as below to:

  • with copy to


    The Executive Officer
    Uganda Development and Health Associates (UDHA),
    P.O. Box 77, Iganga Municipality

    Posting date: 15-March, 2021
    Closing date: 09-April, 2021 by 5:00pm

  • While UDHA appreciates all the interested applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. In case you do not hear from UDHA one month after the closing date, please consider yourself unsuccessful. Please note that any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Any telephone solicitation will lead to automatic disqualification.

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