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Community Development Officer-Ntungamo District

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

Ref. No: NDSC/25/11/2020
Job application procedure
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the under-listed vacant posts that exist in Ntungamo District Local Government and Ntungamo Municipal Council. Applications must be submitted in triplicate on Public Service Commission Form 3 (Revised 2008) and ESC FORM No.3 (Revised 1998) for Teachers to the Secretary, District Service Commission, Ntungamo P.O Box 1, Ntungamo and to be received no later than December Wednesday 9, 2020 at 5:00 pm. Application forms can be obtained from Secretaries of District Service Commissions, Offices of Chief Administrative Officers, Town Clerk’s for Municipal Councils, Public Service Commissions and be submitted to the Secretary, District Service Commission P.O Box 1 Ntungamo, stating clearly the post applied for and its reference number. Those already in public service must route their applications through their Heads of Departments who should be informed of the closing date to avoid delay. Certified photocopies of Academic Certificates, Transcripts, and Identity cards from all the Institutions/schools attended, registration certificates, and Annual practicing licenses where applicable and any other supporting documents with 3passport size photographs must be attached on the application forms. Those that will be invited for interviews must come with all original academic and professional documents, Identity cards from all the Institutions/Schools attended. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted at the time of Interviews. Below are the job titles, the Scale, job purpose, and Person specifications. Other details regarding the same please refer to the job descriptions for jobs in Local Governments on the following website www.ntungamo.go.ug, the job descriptions and Specifications for Jobs in Local Governments of (2011 and 2017), on the Ministry of Public Service Website www. public service.go.ug
Job purpose:
To coordinate all gender, culture, and community-based services, programmes and projects in the district/urban council and facilitate their development.
Qualifications:
  • An Honours Degree in Arts, Social Sciences, Development Studies, Rural Development studies or Social Work and Social Administration or any related field from a recognized University or Institution.
  • Should have a working experience of at least 3 years at a level of a Community Development Officer in government or equivalent level of experience in a reputable organization in the field of social development or community-based services.

Responsibilities

i. Coordinating the effective delivery of gender, culture and community based services in the District/ Urban Council;
ii. Supervising gender, culture and community centres and other community establishments;
iii. Monitoring and evaluating the effective implementation of National and local laws and policies on gender, labour and social development;
iv. Advising Council on matters regarding gender, culture and community social developments;
v. Liaising with NGOs, Community Based Organizations and other stakeholders on matters regarding gender, culture and community development;
vi. Monitoring and evaluating gender, culture and community awareness and involvement in socioeconomic development initiatives;
vii. Coordinating the collection, analysis and dissemination of gender, culture and community information; and
viii. Supervising, registering and promoting gender, culture and community development groups

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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