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World Vision

Project Coordinator - Becoming One Project

Kampala, Uganda

Closing: May 30, 2022

8 days remaining

Published: May 21, 2022 (1 day ago)

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POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Program Officer-Northern Uganda will work closely with the Program Area Coordinator-Northern Uganda to implement project activities; provide training, technical assistance and support supervision to local partner staff and community agents; and collect project monitoring, evaluation and learning data. The Program Officer will also work with Grameen country office staff, the Uthabiti Northern regional team, and local partners to ensure timely implementation of program activities and achievement of program targets.


The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Development Studies, Economic, Finance, Social Work, Business or related discipline recommended
  • At least 2 years’ experience implementing community-based development or market systems programs in rural communities.
  • At least 2 years of experience implementing financial inclusion programs for rural, last-mile communities and a deep understanding of the challenges, needs and situations of rural households related to financial services.
  • At least 2 years of experience implementing programs in refugee settlements and/or understanding of the lived experiences of refugees is a strong plus.
  • Solid Knowledge of Village Savings and Loan Association/savings group methodology, digital financial services, and/or microfinance fields. Experience in more than one of these fields is a strong plus.
  • Excellent and proven training and facilitation skills.
  • Fluent in English is a Must, Acholi and/or Arabic. Fluency in both Acholi and Arabic is a plus but not required.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Authorized to work in Uganda


Responsibilities
POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Program Officer-Northern Uganda will work closely with the Program Area Coordinator-Northern Uganda to implement project activities; provide training, technical assistance and support supervision to local partner staff and community agents; and collect project monitoring, evaluation and learning data. The Program Officer will also work with Grameen country office staff, the Uthabiti Northern regional team, and local partners to ensure timely implementation of program activities and achievement of program targets.


The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Development Studies, Economic, Finance, Social Work, Business or related discipline recommended
  • At least 2 years’ experience implementing community-based development or market systems programs in rural communities.
  • At least 2 years of experience implementing financial inclusion programs for rural, last-mile communities and a deep understanding of the challenges, needs and situations of rural households related to financial services.
  • At least 2 years of experience implementing programs in refugee settlements and/or understanding of the lived experiences of refugees is a strong plus.
  • Solid Knowledge of Village Savings and Loan Association/savings group methodology, digital financial services, and/or microfinance fields. Experience in more than one of these fields is a strong plus.
  • Excellent and proven training and facilitation skills.
  • Fluent in English is a Must, Acholi and/or Arabic. Fluency in both Acholi and Arabic is a plus but not required.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Authorized to work in Uganda


Work planning and Coordination

  • Developing weekly and monthly work plans to guide their activities, based on targets provided by the Program Area Coordinator.
  • Working closely with Uthabiti Northern regional staff and local partners to ensure the timely implementation of planned activities


Training and Technical Assistance

  • Using Grameen training guides to train local partner staff and community agents in the Northern region on project financial education, digital financial literacy and agent network activities.
  • Making regular support supervision visits to local partners, community agents and community groups to verify the achievement of performance targets and high-quality implementation of project activities.

 

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning

  • Collecting project monitoring data and working with local partner staff and community agents to ensure the timely collection of project monitoring, evaluation and learning data.
  • Actively participating in project learning, assessment and design activities to ensure that project activities are tailored to the needs, constraints and preferences of people in project communities.

 


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