Vacancy title:Project Officers
Deadline of this Job:07 December 2021
The Project Officers will support day-to-day the implementation of all project activities and ensure timely delivery of project deliverables. S/he will also be responsible for planning implementation of activities under the guidance of the Project Coordinator.
Specific Duties include:
- Support organizing of project inception meetings for key stakeholders and implementing partners
- Work with coordinator and consultants to undertake rapid assessments in project sites to establish learning opportunities that may be emerging during COVID 19
- Support establishment of learning libraries and work with community librarians to identify caregivers to support the project
- Identify and select participants for various ongoing project trainings
- Support project actors to conduct quarterly and monthly stakeholder visits to promote COVID responsive learning practices for children
- Organise training on learning through play with a focus on Toy making for caregivers
- Facilitate implementation of the Community Action Cycle in target communities (including the formation and training of community mobilisation teams, issue prioritisation, and conducting social audits)
- Distribute and support communities to adapt learning materials and associated equipment including Yoto players
- Project Compliance
- Ensure that activity plans and budgets are developed/submitted to the Program Manager in time
- Draft activity reports to contribute to the quarterly and annual project reporting deliverables and flag challenges and other key concerns
- Support drafting of interest stories, lessons learnt and share with senior management team.
- Partnerships and collaborations
- Maintain good/efficient working relationship with partners including district authorities, other CSOs, targeted centres, and other institutions.
- Support integration of Child Protection activities for other collaborating CSOs including orientation of staff on child safeguarding and other good practices
- Laisse with centre management committees to engage parents in the development and implementation of Centre Child friendly spaces
- Maintain effective networks with all partners local government and participates in district based forums for promoting learning
- Participate in project-wide level and district level regular work planning and review/reflection
- Organise, coordinate and conduct field visits for district, internal and external visitors including consultants interested in learning from AKF interventions.
- Perform other relevant duties as and when assigned by AKF
Minimum qualifications and experience
- A recognised degree in Education, gender, Social Sciences, or similar fields with children and adult learning background.
- 3-5 years relevant experience of working on learning programs
- Familiar with TOT evidence-based models for facilitators and other community Change Agents/Resource Persons
- Experience mobilising stakeholders and respectfully working with them to develop action plans, monitor implementation, document, and disseminate findings.
- Familiar working with Local Governments to promote education and gender advocacy
- Experience of working in multi-cultural and diverse teams including experience of working in Refugee Settlement context
- Evidence of understanding of and commitment to child protection and safeguarding as well as other vulnerable populations
- Fluent in one or more of the following three local languages: Kakwa, Lugbarati and Aringa’ti, will be an added advantage
- Ability to ride a motorcycle and possession of a valid riding permit will be an added advantage.
Experience in Months: 36
Level of Education: Bachelor Degree
Job application procedure
Candidates interested in this unique career opportunity with AKF should submit a two-page cover letter and a maximum three-page CV including the names and contact information of three professional referees by 4:30 pm on December 7th, 2021.
Click on the link to apply: www.akdn.org/careers