04 Project Assistant jobs at Lutheran World Federation

Lutheran World Federation

04 Project Assistant jobs

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 04

Deadline: 03 May 2022

Hiring Organization: Lutheran World Federation

Job Details:

LWF World Service is the humanitarian and development arm of the Lutheran World Federation. We are a widely recognized, international, faith-based organization working in over 20 countries. We seek to bring people of all backgrounds together in the common quest for justice, peace, and reconciliation in an increasingly complex and fragmented world.
A commitment to the human rights of every individual, regardless of their status, guides our work, actions, and operations. We are particularly known for our timely, compassionate, and professional humanitarian work, and for our field presence in hard-to-reach areas. Our work is people-centered and community- based. Above all, we work with the most vulnerable, and in order to claim and uphold their rights, we engage proactively with local government and community structures.
LWF Uganda works closely with United Nations agencies (UNHCR, UNICEF, IOM, UNFPA, WFP), PRM, EU/ECHO, BfTW, etc. LWF Related and faith-based agencies and their back donors.
For additional information, please see www.lutheranworld.org/WorldService.
The LWF Uganda Program is looking for qualified and experienced persons to fill the following position;
Job Title: Project Assistant- Cash Transfer
Place of Assignment: Ramwanja & Palabek Refugee Settlements
Reports Directly To: Project Officer- Cash Transfer
No; of Positions: Four (04)
Duration of Contract: 1 year (with possibility for extension)
Application Deadline: May 03, 2022

Job Summary:
Under the guidance of the livelihoods officer, the project Assistant- Livelihoods/cash transfer supports the implementation of the livelihood component in Rwamwanja and Palabek Refugee Settlements.

Main Duties and Responsibilities
• Project Implementation and planning
• Work with project officer and M&E team in identification, assessment, and verification of household beneficiaries.
• Supporting Identification, mobilization, and sensitization of vulnerable households eligible for multipurpose cash grant intervention.
• Responsible for building the capacity of the cash grant beneficiaries in Income Generating Activities and social protection activities
• Representation:
• In consultation with the Project Officer, liaise with and provide technical support to the relevant local authorities, community leaders, civil society/NGOs, collaborating/implementing partners, and other stakeholders where appropriate to ensure proper coordination of project activities, promotion of inter-agency cooperation, and smooth implementation of the transition plan.
• Field Monitoring & Control.
• Regularly conduct monitoring of the household beneficiaries and report the success and challenges regarding the utilization of the multipurpose cash grant.
• Collecting and tabulating on a regular basis field data on project activities carried out and regular visiting of project sites.
• Conducting routine monitoring to ascertain the performance of the cash grant beneficiaries and consistency of membership in order to update the database.
• Project Monitoring, Evaluation, and Reporting:
• Preparing weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual work plans that guide implementation according to the project design.
• Participate in the production and documentation of best practices for the organization.
• Supervises and supports incentive workers for the effective implementation of field activities.
• Supports and guides post-distribution monitoring, survey, and tabulating data on the performance of the project beneficiaries as required by the project.
• Team management
• Promoting active participation of community structure and incentive workers, beneficiaries, and intermediaries in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of Project activities as required.
• Supervise, monitor, and support incentive workers for the effective implementation of field activities and observe the LWF code of conduct and core rules.
• Ensuring active participation of beneficiaries in programming as part of project implementation.
• Other:
• Undertake other related duties as may reasonably be assigned by the Supervisor
• Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
• A Minimum of a Bachelor’s/Diploma relevant to the position field from a recognized institution; Proven practical experience in non-agriculture livelihood interventions, especially cash-based programming; Experience in implementing cash based programmes; Demonstrated Community development skills; Experience of implementing livelihood projects e.g. social protection; cash for work projects; home based skills development or income generation projects; Minimum 1- year experience working in livelihoods or income generating projects preferably with an NGO in a refugee/IDP setting;
• Special Skills, Aptitude or Personality Requirements:
• Good problem Solving, Decision Making, interpersonal, Communication and negotiation skills; Fluency in English, both written and verbal; Information Technology (MS Office, Internet); Ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines; Good team work with good communication skills; Ability to exercise sound judgment, to remain flexible to a changing environment, and to make decisions independently.

Application procedure

Applications should be addressed to;
LWF Uganda Office of Human Resources
Plot 1401, Ggabba Road, Nsambya
P.O Box 5827, Kampala- Uganda
Tel: +256 (0) 393 264 006/7/8
Please note: This is pending donor’s approval
LWF/DWS is an equal opportunity employer, irrespective of gender, race or religious affiliation. Persons with disabilities, non-Ugandans with valid work permits and Female candidates possessing the above requirements are encouraged to apply. LWF/DWS is a signatory to the Code of Conduct for humanitarian agencies. Our recruitment and selection procedures reflect the organization’s commitment to the prevention of abuse and exploitation of beneficiaries.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted
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Date Posted: 2022-04-21