Jobs in Uganda - Project Officer- Peace Building Job at Lutheran World Federation (LWF)

Project Officer- Peace Building post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 22 January 2021

Hiring Organization  Lutheran World Federation (LWF)

Lutheran World Federation (LWF) is part of the Lutheran World Federation Department for World Service (LWF-DWS), an international humanitarian and development agency. LVVF Uganda works to reduce people's vulnerability, supporting them to realize their potential, to build on their assets, and to respond to their own problems and needs.
LWF Uganda is currently operating in Pader, Kitgum, Lamwo, Adiumani, Moyo Luuka, Kamwenge, and Kampala
Districts: Please check  for more details
The LWF Uganda Program is looking for mature, qualified and experienced persons to fill the following position:
Job Title: Project Officer- Peace Building (1)
Place of Assignment: Lamwo Sub program
Report to: Protection Coordinator
Job Purposes: The Project Officer will oversee and ensure that all activities related to the project are implemented in a timely and efficient manner according to the agreed LWF Uganda, and Donor Guidelines, and provide leadership and coordination for all aspects related to project activities In the designated sub-program .

Duties and responsibilities
• Work in close collaboration with the community services team in the overall planning, management and development of the peace Building and Conflict Resolution sector.
• Liaise with community leaders, community members (Host and refugee community) and other stakeholders to identify Peace Building and Conflict Resolution community concerns;
• Lead the team to implement peacebuilding interventions among communities including community
• dialogues, alternative dispute resolution, youth empowerment etc.
• Design innovative ways of addressing conflicts among PoCs and between PoCs and the host community in order to enhance peaceful coexistence between the two communities;
• Establish/strengthen community-based groups to prevent and respond to risks to peaceful co-existence between PoCs and host community.
• Establish a budget monitoring system for Peace Building and Conflict Resolution unit to ensure cost effective and efficient implementation of the project;
• Work with communities to identify community training needs in Peace and Conflict Resolution and plan and facilitate relevant training and cost-effective peace education training in the camp;
• Manage the assessment and documentation of vulnerable PoCs in the camp and make necessary referrals for support;
• Prepare timely and accurate monthly, quarterly, bi-annual, annual, and feature reports.
• Support in organizing and facilitating meetings between elders, local authorities, police and others to improve interactions between leaders and local authorities in the target communities;
• Monitoring communities for instances of conflict and changes in conflict triggers or underlying causes;
• Ensure 100% implementation of the planned project activities on a monthly basis and that budgets are not under and over spent;
• Develop activity and budget tracking tool, and use on a monthly basis to track and report on activity and budget management;
• Support in collaboration and tabulation on a regular basis field data on project activities carried out and undertake impact assessment using participatory approaches for all beneficiaries to determine the relevance and impact of the assistance;
• Ensure that proper mapping of project beneficiaries is done & information shared in time. Regular visit to all beneficiary sites where project activities are undertaken, checks on progress, offers support as directed by the Protection Coordinator in line with the project objectives;
• ln collaboration with the PMER unit, lead in development of Tools and ensure effective deployment and use of the Survey CTO.
• Be responsible for the planning and implementation of relevant trainings as well as follow up and mentoring of training participants in close cooperation with other partners.

Education, Experience, Skills & Technical Competencies
• Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Development studies or psychology
• A masters or its equivalent in any of the above qualifications is an added advantage.
• A minimum of 3 yea6'experience in development or humanitarian protection.
• Excellent team work and problem-solving skills
• Demonstrated experience in conducting assessments, baselines & evaluations using participatory methodologies;
• Sound understanding of project management cycle, humanitarian principles & standards including SpHERE, HAP and the Code of Conduct.
• Computer literacy with full knowledge of office applications, internet and email.
• Fluency in English is essential.
• Passion for working with PoCs.
• High level of integrity, commitment and professional responsibility

Application procedure

Candidates who are interested in the above positions should submit an updated CV and Application letter giving a day time telephone contact and email addresses of 3 (three) work related referees only through our recruitment email
Please use the full job title of the position you are applying for as the subject line
LWFDWS is an equal opportunity employer, inspective of gender, race or religious affiliation. Persons with disabilities and Female candidates possessing the above requirements are encouraged to apply. LWFDWS is a signatory to the Code of Conduct for humanitarian agencies. Our recruitment and selection procedures reflect the organization's commitment to the prevention of abuse and exploitation of beneficiaries.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Date Posted: 2021-01-20



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