Child Fund Uganda Jobs 2021 – 3 Fresher Project Officers

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Job Title: 3 Project Officers – Child Fund Uganda Jobs 2021

Organization: Child Fund International

Duty Station: Uganda

Reports to: Project Manager



Child Fund International Profile

For over seventy years, ChildFund International has provided support to deprived, excluded and vulnerable children to have the capacity to improve their lives and opportunities to become young adults, parents and leaders who bring lasting and positive change to their communities. We promote societies whose individuals and institutions participate in valuing, protecting and advancing the worth and rights of children. Our core commitment is child-centered change that will ensure healthy and secure infants, educated and confident children, and youth who are skilled and engage meaningfully in the affairs and decision making processes within their communities. ChildFund Uganda is working in over 30 districts to develop the capacities of local community based organizations to be able to mobilize resources and implement programs that improve the well-being of deprived, excluded and vulnerable children.



Job Summary:

The Project Officer Early Childhood Development (ECD) will be part of the team that will lead in the   implementation of project activities in Palorinya refugee settlement, Gulu and Kitgum districts.



Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Remain alert and responsive to any child safeguarding risks, acquire relevant knowledge and skills which will enable you to promote strong safeguarding practices, understand the child safeguarding policy and procedures, and conduct yourself in a manner consistent with the Child Safeguarding Policy.
  • Ensure that project activities are implemented in a timely and efficient manner in the targeted communities
  • Directly implement project supported interventions to achieve the set objectives and targets.
  • Closely work with and support project stakeholders including parents, ECD Caregivers, and Community leaders to support implementation of project activities.
  • Support acquisition, distribution, and safety of play materials to all targeted children and households.
  • Support in organizing events and trainings for parents, Care givers, and Community leaders.
  • Manage and account for project funds in compliance with ChildFund’s standards.
  • Mobilize and sensitize parents and community members to participate in project interventions at homes, at community level, and at early learning centers.
  • Coordinate with all the key partners in the districts and enhance a strong network of ECD actors
  • Support the documentation and sharing of knowledge and learning experiences generated from the project interventions with project stakeholders.
  • Prepare activity, monthly and quarterly reports to the Project Manager.
  • Performs additional duties as requested.



Minimum Qualifications

  • The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Education/Early Childhood Care and Development, Child Development and Children’s Ministry, and Social Sciences, Project Management, and any other relevant course.
  • At least two years of professional experience implementing and/or managing community led programs for children 0-8 years.
  • Excellent writing, facilitation skills.
  • Excellent command of the English language.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft office programs including MS Excel, MS Word, and MS Power Point.
  • Strong skills in teamwork and networking.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent negotiation and influencing skills in multi-cultural contexts
  • Ability to ride a motorcycle
  • Familiarity with project locations and willingness to work in remote areas is highly preferred.



How To Apply for Child Fund Uganda Jobs 2021

If you meet the above requirements, please visit our website and apply online:

Click here to apply

Deadline: Open until filled



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