Plan International

Deadline: 27 April, 2021

Location: Adjumani, Uganda

Plan International is seeking to fill the role of Project Officer Youth Economic Empowerment (BAHIA Project).

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

Responsibilities

  • Support in developing and implementing weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual project workplans, project activities and budgets
  • Prepare and submit to project manager, high quality activity, weekly, quarterly and annual narrative reports for all completed activities
  • Coordinate effectively with project staff and other staff members to leverage efforts, build synergy, team work and deliver high quality project results
  • Support tracking, monitoring, evaluation, documentation and reporting of project outputs, outcomes, impact or results and changes in close collaboration with project manager
  • Support effective project budget utilisation, management and monitoring for activities directly implemented by Plan International staff and partners
  • Support timely accountability for funds used to implement project in line with Plan International accounting policies and procedures and donor requirements
  • Assist in effective management of project resources, including procurements, in accordance with Plan International Uganda policies and guidelines and in accordance with grant conditions
  • Support with representation in livelihood working group meetings with UNHCR and other stakeholders at settlement and district level
  • Assist with project risk management in the implementation of project to minimise negative effects on the project
  • Ensure compliance with Plan International’s safeguarding children and young people policy and guidelines in all project activities
  • Mobilise target community members, children, families and key stakeholders at settlement level and host communities, sub-county and district to participate in BAHIA project activities
  • Support the project manager in developing concept papers/proposals for funding opportunities

Requirements

  • Degree in Agriculture Education, Rural Economy, Economics, Business Administration,  Development Studies, Social Studies, or Entrepreneurship
  • Three years, minimum, of experience in implementing livelihood technical and life skills interventions and cash voucher systems for young people, preferably with an international non-government organisation
  • Strong understanding of gender-aware and gender-transformative programming
  • Knowledge and dynamism in working with vulnerable young girls and boys in an emergency setting
  • Experience and skills in the use of participatory approaches and rights-based programming
  • Excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in networking with other development partners in the field

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