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Project Assistants- Kiryandongo

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Project, program management
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Temporary

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Job Summary

The Project Assistant Will have field level responsibility for the implementation of the MumsRead Project in Kiryandongo and Oyam districts. The job holder will provide field level support and oversight for project implementation and will be expected to continually observe the day-today effectiveness of the project delivery, noting and reporting any areas where improvements are possible. With support from the PM, S/he will work on the project in carrying out the agreed project activities, including Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) activities, and monitoring and reviewing project impact. S/he will work closely with the project partners but also collaboratively with other staff in BAU on project management, MEL and reporting to the donors


  1. Experience of developing and facilitating training sessions within low literacy communities
  2. Effective communication and listening skills.
  3. Willing to speak up and proactively raise issues
  4. Good report writing and computer skills including Microsoft Excel and Word.
  5. Ability to ride a motor cycle with a valid riding permit
  6. A good team player.
  7. Creativity and innovation.
  8. Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  9. Strong analytic skills
  10. Ability to work under sometimes harsh field conditions
  11. Knowledge and experience of working in rural communities in Kiryandongo and Oyam is an added advantage

Job application procedure

1. Your CV/resume should include your contact information and 3 work-related references.
2. You should clearly state your current salary and Expectations


  1. Proven experience in community mobilization approaches with proven experience in Adult Literacy and Gender interventions
  2. Proven experience and technical knowledge of managing community projects
  3. Knowledge in data collection approaches, methods and tools
  4. Relevant degree (Education, Gender, Development Studies, Social work and Community based development with at least 3 years related work experience on development projects, preferably with an INGO.
  5. Experience of direct working with communities and children
  6. Should be proactive in thinking and able to question the status quo in their day to day work.
  7. Awareness of child safeguarding, conflict sensitivity and knowledge of Do No Hamr Programming.
  8. A person of high integrity that will follow BAU’s core values and adhere to a zero tolerance on waste and corruption.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Temporary
Job type: Full Time
Location: Uganda
Area of work: Project, program management
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required skills: Project monitoring and evaluation (M&E); Data collection; Training program planning; Project implementation; Data analysis
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)