Jobs in Uganda - Program Officer Job at National Union of Women with Disabilities of Uganda

Program Officer Job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 12 March 2021

Hiring Organization: National Union of Women with Disabilities of Uganda

JOB DETAILS:
National Union of Women with Disabilities of Uganda (NUWODU) is an indigenous women led Disabled Peoples Organization. It is an umbrella Organization that was formed in 1999 with the overall purpose of bringing together all categories of girls and women with disabilities including the physically, sensory and mentally impaired women.
NUWODU provides a strong voice for a common cause, particularly to defend, protect and promote the rights and advocate for equal opportunities for Women and Girls with Disabilities.
NUWODU works to advance the Equality, Empowerment and the Rights of Women and Girls with Disabilities in development programs.
VISION: A society where Women and Girls with Disabilities live dignified lives.
MISSION: To promote the political, economic, social and cultural advancement of Women and Girls with Disabilities through advocacy for their effective participation in development.
Position: Program Officer (Region based) .

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Program Officer will be responsible for overall coordination and implementation of the project activities including planning, budgets, implementation processes, partnership management and results
• Build, strengthen and manage collaborations with governments, key partners, institutions and stakeholders;
• Ensure quality interventions.
• Oversee the initiation and completion of work plans and Budget
• Conduct Capacity Building and training on Gender, Human Rights and Disability.
• Job Holder will have to adhere to NUWODU's policies and donor guidelines effectively and efficiently.
• Work closely and strengthen the relationship of NUWODU with District Leadership and other stakeholders in the region to deliver broader goal of the project.
• Advocate for the inclusion of women and girls with disabilities in development programs including linking them to actively benefit from Government programs such as Operation Wealth Creation, Women entrepreneurship grant and others.
• Participate in district activities to represent the organization
• Compile and submit quality activity reports, progress reports and all necessary reports in a timely and effective manner.
• Monitor and evaluate the progress of the project, document results, best practices and lessons learnt from the project to inform further intervention.
• Participate in Mobilization of Resources for the Organization
• Develop training manuals and communications materials
• Supervise and support the Program Assistants to deliver quality intervention.

EXPERIENCE
• The Job Holder must have at least 4 years working experience in project management and Implementation, Report Writing, monitoring and evaluation and resource mobilization.
• Held supervisory position of staff under his/her department
• Knowledgeable in Gender and Disability issues
• Experienced in working with women and persons with disabilities.
• Able to deliver results effectively with minimum supervision, ability and willing to learn.
• Have skills in Monitoring and Evaluation and is able to document results, lessons and best practices out of interventions.
• Must have good communication skills
• Must have good track records in financial management, accountability and reporting.
• Knowledge of the local language is an added advantage.

QUALIFICATION
The Program Officer must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in the following fields; Development Studies, Social Work and Administration, Social Science, Adult and Community Psychology, Gender and Community Development, Disability studies and other related Humanities from reputable institutions.
Possession of a Post Graduate Diploma in Project Planning and management, monitoring and Evaluation, Development studies and Gender and Disability Studies is an added advantage.

Job Skills : Not Specified


Job Education Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree

Application procedure

All applicants to:
• Submit a motivation letter and detailed 2-3-page Curriculum Vitae
• Referees: Should have at least 3 referees with 1 professional (work related) for follow up purposes
• Deadline for Submission of the Application is 12th March 2021 at 5:00Pm East African time.
• All applications should be addressed and submitted by hand or via email to the addresses below:
Addressed to:
Chairperson Personnel Committee,
National Union of Women with Disabilities of Uganda,
Plot 2015 Kisaasi- Kyanja Road,
P.0 Box 24891 Kampala- Uganda

Date Posted: 2021-03-01

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