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Vacancy Announcement – Feb 2020

Job Title: Project Officer
Reports to: Program Manager
Duty station: Kampala
Duration: One-year renewable based on performance and availability of funds

Job Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate implementation of all project interventions in line with CEWIGO policies and donor requirements.
  • Carrying out program beneficiary screening in order to accurately identify eligible project beneficiaries.
  • Ensure that relevant team members understand their respective roles and make positive contributions to achieve the planned project results.
  • Monitor and report any challenges and/or gaps identified to inform adjustments to implementation schedules and project results at all levels.
  • Conduct beneficiary capacity needs assessment and lead technical support for empowerment to ensure effective impact.
  • Ensure proper tracking of resources and project results through periodic budget reviews and follow-ups.
  • Coordinate logistical and administrative components of the project.
  • Ensure effective project documentation as per CEWIGO’s reporting guidelines and donor requirements.
  • Identify unmet community perspectives and emerging issues and integrate them in funding proposals.
  • Execute any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor or Executive Director

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Development Studies, Social Sciences or in a related field
  • A minimum of 2 years Community Project Management work experience
  • Additional Post Graduate relevant experience will be an added advantage
  • Proven experience working with Local Governments and communities
  • Strong aptitude using MS Office packages (Excel, Word &PowerPoint)

Personal Skills:

  • Analysis and problem-solving skills with ability to make sound judgment
  • Good relationship management skills and the ability to work closely with local communities and other partners.
  • Proactive, results-oriented and service-oriented
  • Attention to details, accuracy and timeliness in executing assigned responsibilities


This job description is not an exhaustive list of skills, effort, duties and responsibilities associated with the position.


NOTE: To apply, please follow these instructions otherwise your application will NOT be considered: Email a cover letter, CV and scanned copies of academic documents only to by 5:00pm on 12th, February 2020.

The subject line of the email should be CEWIGO Project Officer


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