Jobs in Uganda - 2 Programme Assistants Job at Ayuda en Acción

2 Programme Assistants

Location:  Uganda

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 02

Deadline: 23 December 2020

Hiring Organization  Ayuda en Acción

Founded in 1981, Ayuda en Acción is an international NGO that operates in more than 20 countries of Africa, Latin America, Asia and Europe. Ayuda en Acción is committed to the values that stem from respect for Human Rights and that believes in the need to generate changes that make social justice possible, by addressing the causes that cause inequality of opportunities, social exclusion and poverty. Ayuda en Acción has been in Uganda for over 20 years and is now in the process of establishing itself stronger, in order to expand impact by creating more partnerships and work projects implemented through partners as well as direct implementation.
Ayuda en Acción is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
Objectives of the Position
The Programme Assistant will ensure timely planning, implementation, and monitoring of activities at the community level in close collaboration with community level actors such as the children, parents, community members, community leaders and other stakeholders.
General Key Task:
The position of Programme Assistant will support all field activities in the sub-counties and provides linkage between Ayuda en Accion and the Sub-County level government authorities, will also be the focal point to report to the programme officer on the child protection concerns, and the general day to day activity implementations in the parishes and sub counties of operation.
Overall day to day Activities
Working closely with the support and supervision of the Programme Officer Sponsorship, this position will liaise with the programme community structures (children, parents, community leaders) in joint protection and Sponsorship activities and other Ayuda en Accion interventions in the area involving planning, monitoring, evaluation, accountability, and reporting .

Specific Responsibilities
Programme Planning and implementation
• Participate in programme planning for effective delivery of protection and sponsorship activities
• Develop weekly and monthly plans and ensure they are approved
• Mobilize community (children, parents/ guardians, and school management) to participate in all activities implemented by Ayuda en Accion in the sub counties of operation.
• Conduct field monitoring of all the Interventions undertaken by Ayuda en Accion in the targeted sub counties.
• Compile monthly reports to narrate programme progress, challenges, and way forward.
Sponsorship Communications
• Help to generate engagement from the communities, the children, and their families in the sponsorship programme.
• Timely processing and management of key sponsorship communication materials (semester 1 communication, semester II communications, group photographs, individual photographs, Kobo collect), and other sponsorship correspondences such as sponsor mails etc.) In line with Ayuda en Accion sponsorship standards.
• Participate in collecting and compilation of information for the development of reports (Quiero contarte, climate paper etc) in the district of operation.
External relations
• Participate in sub county and other sectoral planning/coordination meetings to represent Ayuda en Accion in the area.
• Participate in sector meetings with key protection and Livelihood partners at the sub-county and settlement level
• Participate in community engagement and advocacy meetings with key stakeholders; parents, school management committee, police, health officials and other development agencies in activities implemented within the parish.
• Closely work with Sub County authorities, and other relevant community structures at village, parish levels to ensure compliance with child wellbeing and safeguarding in all the Ayuda en Accion field activities.

Skills, qualification, and experience
• A minimum of bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Development studies, Social Work and Social Administration, Education/ Early Childhood Development, or any other related fields.
• At least 1-2 years of progressive experience in Community or Social work, preferably working with Children in an NGO setting. Proven knowledge of child protection and safeguarding policy. Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment, set priorities, and meeting deadlines.

Qualities and key skills
• English (fluent)
• Good working knowledge of MADI local language and English is an advantage.
• High skills in office software (Excel, Power Point, Word, etc.)
• Ability to Ride a Motor- cycle with valid license class A.
• A certificate of good conduct from Police will be required as evidence of clean criminal record as a requirement for working with children.

 Other requirements

• Availability to travel to rural areas;
• Flexible working hours;

Job offer conditions
• Immediate incorporation.
• Full-time job.
• Work Center: based in Kampala
• Remuneration in accordance with the Ayuda en Acción remuneration policy.

Application procedure

Interested candidates should register in the link as follows no later than the 23rd December 2020 Programme Assistant: 

Date Posted: 2020-12-18



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