Uganda Women’s Effort to Save Orphans District Program Assistant Jobs

Uganda Women’s Effort to Save Orphans District Program Assistant Jobs

Job Summary

  • The District Program Assistant will be responsible for smooth implementation of project activities within the project communities of Kotido.

  • The District Program Assistant will be supervised by the OVC/Case Management Manager, with matrix reporting to the Social Protection & Livelihood Officer and the SGBV Community Engagement Coordinator for technical support.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Implement weekly, monthly and quarterly workplans aligned to the ICYD Project.
    Sensitize community leadership on the different ICYD thematic areas.

  • Conduct participant identification exercises for the different activities in the community.

  • Mobilize participants for planned activities in respective locations for technical teams to work with.

  • Organize and supervise community trainings in line with the approved work plan and budget.
    Lead and/or support respective community members to lead community dialogues based of the different technical areas.

  • Coordinate with all sectors in ICYD to ensure complementary approaches, monitor implementation of project activities and document learning and success stories.

  • Collaborate with District Program Officers to ensure team success.

  • Ensure that program activities apply gender equity and youth empowerment principles and meet the varying needs of men and boys; women and girls; and other vulnerable groups.

  • Responsible for data gathering, data validation, quality control and timely data submission including gender and age disaggregated data.

  • Troubleshoot monitoring and evaluation challenges for proactive problem solving with support
    of team leader and M&E team.

  • Actively documenting best practices and lessons learned to share with team during routine monitoring, coordination meetings and other learning opportunities.

  • Prepare and submit timely and quality weekly and monthly reports.

  • Supervise Para Social Workers and Enumerators.

  • Promote ICYD Activity visibility at both Community and Sub County level.

  • Ensure establishment and maintenance of relationships with communities, village councils and local government in ICYD target areas.

    Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • The Program Assistant must hold an Advanced Training Certificate or Diploma.

  • One to two years’ experience in conducting community mobilization, training, and networking.

  • Experience in capacity building with communities in Kotido.

  • Experience and skills in working with Implementing Partners, government partners, and local community.

  • Computer literacy skills.

  • Ability to ride a motorcycle with a valid riding permit is desired.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Uganda Women’s Effort to Save Orphans District Program Assistant Jobs

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