ZOA Senior Project Officer – Education, Pending Funding Jobs in Uganda
ZOA Senior Project Officer – Education, Pending Funding Jobs in Uganda ZOA is an international NGO that inspired by Christian identity and biblical message of reconciliation and restoration of a broken world with its headquarters in the Netherlands.
ZOA operate in fifteen countries on and on three continents.
At ZOA we provide relief to people affected by conflict or natural disasters, contribute to a new perspective of hope in which people work together for a promising future in dignity and mutual trust.
Together with the affected communities we work on the recovery of their livelihoods.
In Uganda, ZOA has offices in Kampala, West Nile (Arua), Acholi (Nwoya), and Karamoja (Amudat).
ZOA Uganda works both in relief and recovery on the themes of food security & livelihoods, WASH, primary/accelerated/vocational education, and conflict management with a special focus on land security.
About the Position
The Senior Project Officer, with support from the Project Manager, is responsible for the day to day planning, and implementation of activities under the specific ZOA project(s) assigned to him/her.
Has high level of integrity and ensures child safeguarding and protection in planning and implementation of all project activities and pro-actively monitors and reports (potential) concerns in line with ZOA Child Protection Policy;
Ensures high-level implementation of education activities and ensures the project builds upon achievements of the Education Cannot Wait (ECW) funded Harvest Opportunities for Pupils in Emergencies project in 2019;
Actively contributes to capacity building of the local implementing partner PALM Corps and pro-actively coordinates with other ECW Consortium.
Tasks, Responsibilities, Results
Implements project activities in line with the workplan to achieve optimal project outputs and outcomes in line with ZOA/donor procedures and targets;
Supports possible community volunteers in day to day implementation;
Accounts timely for executed project activities in line with and according to relevant ZOA policies and guidelines;
Ensures project outputs are consistent with project proposals, log frames and in line with quality standards and country policies;
Oversees and ensures implementation is in line with standards and policies of both ZOA and government of Uganda;
Any other duty as assigned by the supervisor in line with the project.
Provide inputs to implementation plans and activity/monthly reports;
Identify, document lessons learned and best practices;
Prepare and submit well written success stories;
Contribute to project reports or implementation plans as required by supervisor;
Collect monitoring data according to ZOA’s systems and activities in the project;
Actively participate in (technical) working groups and coordination meetings.
Knowledge & Experience
Degree or Diploma in (Special Needs) Education, Development Studies or other related relevant field;
At least 2 – 3 years of successful experience in a similar position implementing related projects;
Excellent facilitation, communication skills and writing ability;
Understanding of the local context, culture, and language(s);
Experience with implementing projects funded by institutional donors is an added advantage;
Having worked in a project in collaboration with a partner is an added advantage;
Excellent spoken and written command of English.
Good communication, writing and facilitation skills;
Innovative, creative and enthusiastic;
Good computer skills: Ms Excel and Ms Word;
Self-motivator, able to work with limited supervision;
Ability to drive a motorcycle with valid driving/riding license.
Flexibility and adaptability;
Interpersonal and cross-cultural sensitivity;
Able to work under pressures and meet deadlines;
Able to work in a sometimes fluid and insecure environment;
Aims to integrate and reflect Christian values in relief and rehabilitation work.
How to Apply
All suitably qualified and interested candidates with the required qualification, experience, knowledge, skills, and attitude should send their applications to
Applications should only include the following: cover letter and an updated CV (with three professional referees) of which two must be 2 professional references, including your supervisor and the most recent/previous employer, and 1 character reference could be your pastor or priest.
Deadline: 17th January, 2020. Indicate only “Application Senior Project Officer - Education” on the subject line.
Qualified female candidates and or individuals with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply.
Note Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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