Deadline: 27 May, 2022

Location: Arua, Uganda

Plan International is seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Project Officer (Consultant).

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

Responsibilities

  • Ensure high quality collaboration and coordination is maintained for effective and efficient implementation of project interventions by all stakeholders
  • Support district and sub-district stakeholders in the implementation of all project interventions supported by Plan International Uganda
  • Work with the respective district technical working committees and settlement working group for smooth coordination, data collection and timely documentation of all project activities
  • Support the planning of meetings and come up with ways of addressing any gaps that are identified, including supporting district stakeholders during supervision and monitoring of project activities
  • Support orientation of key district stakeholders on implementation of project activities
  • Support, organise and conduct project reflection and review meetings at team and district levels
  • Support project stakeholders in conducting quarterly project monitoring and support supervision visits and meetings
  • Support with representation in sector working group meetings
  • Motivate and ensure team work amongst the staff for greater and better performance
  • Provide technical guidance and specialised expertise specific to the role for quality services to the project participants
  • Support tracking, monitoring, evaluation, documentation and reporting of project outputs, outcomes, impact or results and changes in close collaboration with project manager

Requirements

  • Bachelor or master’s degree in Development Studies, Social Sciences or a related field with relevant experience working with international non-governmental organisations
  • Three years, minimum, of progressively professional work experience in design, implementation and evaluation of programmes
  • Excellent coordination, networking and organisation skills
  • Ability to work in a matrix environment and keep track of multiple priorities and adhere to deadlines
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in report-writing, donor compliance and budget management
  • Ability to identify and synthesis best practices and lessons learnt to promote knowledge management and sustainability
  • Ability to work in hard-to-reach, hard-to-stay areas and familiarity with programming for vulnerable children especially young girls and boys
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills, with ability to work with people from diverse cultures
  • Strong computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel
  • Experience in gender mainstreaming and gender equality and inclusion in humanitarian programming
  • Experience with Accelerated Learning Programmes (ALP)
  • Experience working with child protection programmes in a humanitarian context

To apply and for more information, click here.

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