Xavier Project Programme Officer Jobs in Uganda

Xavier Project Programme Officer Jobs in Uganda

Job Description

  • Xavier Project is looking to recruit for the position of Programme Officer in our Uganda office who will predominantly work within our education programmes.

  • The Programme Officer will be based in Kampala but will be required to make regular short-term field trips to our other two locations - Imvepi refugee settlement, northern Uganda and Rwamwanja refugee settlement, southwestern Uganda.

    Main Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the Programme Lead in all stages of programming including design, planning, implementation and evaluation

  • Providing supervision and support to field staff

  • Contributing to the design of effective strategies to address challenges encountered during the life of the programmes

  • Delivering a range of administration tasks including basic accountability, procurement, record maintenance, etc.

  • Organising and attending implementation and monitoring field trips

  • Producing reports, action plans and other relevant documents

  • Conducting basic research activities

  • Promoting local leadership and community-led solutions

  • Active participation in promoting Xavier Project’s vision and mission

  • Any other duties assigned

    Essential Requirements

  • Tertiary education in relevant field

  • Experience and good understanding of working in the education sector

  • Strong interpersonal skills and empathy, particularly with regards to working with vulnerable people

  • Willingness to travel within Uganda

  • Experience working with budgets, work plans and reports

  • Knowledge of procurement

  • Fluency in both spoken and written English language

  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office

  • Reliability and self-reliance

  • Ability to work in a team

  • Motivation to cultivate and share knowledge

  • Responsible and systematic work approach

  • Enthusiasm and self-initiative

    Desired Features

  • Strong understanding of the challenges faced by refugees and other marginalised communities in East Africa

  • Experience working with a diverse team of people from different backgrounds

  • Fieldwork experience in challenging contexts

    What we offer

  • Working in an international team of visionary and motivated individuals

  • Opportunities for personal and professional growth

  • Regular staff capacity-building trainings

  • Twenty-five days of leave per year

  • Health insurance

  • Participating in extensive national and international networks within humanitarian aid and development sector

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Xavier Project Programme Officer Jobs in Uganda

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