8 Project Officers jobs at BRAC


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8 Project Officers job Posts

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2022 - 2023


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 08

Deadline: 27 January 2022

Hiring Organization: BRAC

Job Details:

BRAC is a global leader in creating large-scale opportunities for the poor. Founded in Bangladesh in 1972, it is now one of the world’s largest development organizations, touching the lives of an estimated 138 million people in 11 countries across Asia and Africa. For more information, please visit BRAC’s website, www.brac.net.

Empowerment & Livelihood for Adolescents (ELA) Program
BRAC’s program for adolescents is designed to socially and economically empower teenage girls through providing safe spaces for them to socialize and receive mentoring, life skills and financial literacy. The ELA+ project is therefore seeking to recruit staff to fill vacant positions.


Job Title: Project Officers
Position: 08
Location: Yumbe (Bidibidi), Tororo,Napak, Kween, Terego-Rhino Camp, Mayuge and Kapchorwa

Core Roles and Responsibilities
1. To take leadership during the implementation the project activities in the district.
2. Participate in regular coordination meetings with all the actors in the district, the sub counties and parish levels
3. Support in developing and implementing weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual project work plans, project activities and budgets in line with the approved ELA plus project proposal, work plans and budgets.
4. Collaborate with service providers to ensure referrals to other services such as psychosocial support, mental health, and family planning and livelihoods interventions.
5. Assist with project risk management in the implementation of the project to minimize their occurrence and possible effects on the project in line with BRAC Risk Management policy and project risk mitigation measures.
6. To ensure quality clubs activities including attendance, club decoration, regular sessions and update of club records.
7. Support timely accountability for funds used to implement project in line with BRAC accounting policies and procedures and donor requirements.
8. Mobilize target community members, children, youth, women, families and key stakeholders from the Sub County and district level to participate ELA plus project activities.
9. Organize and directly facilitate trainings sessions and other capacity building initiatives for support committee members, mentors, youth groups, parents/ caregivers and male partners.
10. Support the establishment and strengthening of ELA plus project groups or safe spaces for empowerment of vulnerable girls

Safeguarding roles
Read, understand, practice, promote and endorse the issues of safeguarding policy among team members and ensure the implementation of safeguarding standards in every course of action.
Follow the safeguarding reporting procedure in case any reportable incident takes place, encourage others to do so.


Required Qualifications and Skills
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Social Works, Psychology, Gender, Development studies, Adult and Community Education, Business administration related degree desired a postgraduate diploma in project planning and management is added advantage
At least 2 to 4 years work experience in implementing Protection programs, preferable social protection, Gender, human rights work or legal assistance, in humanitarian or development settings, Prior experience providing services to children, adolescents, youth and young women at risk and victims of abuse, exploitation and violence, providing gender-sensitive and youth-friendly counselling services, and/or developing/implementing referral pathways, Previous experience working with a team in a cross-cultural setting, ability and willingness to work in a participatory manner with diverse range of client communities, Knowledge of community mobilisation and facilitation techniques and computer skills (Ms word,Excel,outlook,powerpoint).
Persons with disabilities and women are encouraged to apply.

Application procedure

Interested candidates should send their Application, CV and academic documents as one document addressed to the Head Human Resources by email to hrd.uganda@brac.net  Deadline is Thursday 27 January 2022.The subject must be the name of the position applied for strictly when submitting. Only complete applications will be accepted, and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Date Posted: 2022-01-25

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