15 Project Assistants jobs at Lutheran World Federation


Lutheran World Federation

15 Project Assistants jobs

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 15

Deadline: 20 October 2022

Hiring Organization: Lutheran World Federation

Job Details:

Job Summary:
Under the supervision of the Project Officer, the Project Assistant is the project focal point who will provide a link between the project and the target communities. He/she will work closely with the Village Health Teams (VHTs), the cluster focal points, religious and local council leaders, and health facilities, institutions and other relevant stakeholders to implement project activities in a timely and efficient manner according to the agreed work plan and Donor guidelines, play coordination role for all aspects related to project activities in the designated sub counties. In liaison with key stakeholders, the project assistant is responsible for community mobilisation for SBC initiatives and Ebola Virus Disease preparedness, prevention and response.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:
Undertake the implementation of all project activities in the target communities and ensure quality and integrity of implementation, including adherence to technical guidelines, administrative systems, and established guidelines for managing the project;
Participate in the design and implementation of SBC strategies/plan at sub county and parish level for purposes of increasing awareness on EVD;
In close collaboration with community leaders, VHTs and relevant stakeholders, take lead in community mobilisation for SBC initiatives;
In liaison with the project officer, develops activity concept notes for planned activities;
Provides day-to-day coordination of project activities to ensure timely implementation;
Organise and participate in conducting community awareness and sensitizations session through dialogues, mass sensitisation, outreaches, etc.
Assess and facilitate capacity strengthening initiatives for the health workers, village health teams/community health workers and target community leaders involved in SBC activities;
Responsible for proving proof of implementation of project activities through generating participants attendance list, distribution lists and activity reports after every activity implementation,
Prepares and submits quality and timely end of activity and monthly narrative reports in standard reporting formats;
Participate in the collection, review and reporting of data related to project activities and outputs.
Regularly conduct follow up visits to project beneficiaries and the key stakeholders to monitor changes in the social norm and perceptions bout EVD and provide feedback on issues raised by the community from time to time.
Represent the organization in the various meeting whenever called upon
Participates in documentation of project results through data collection, conducting feedback sessions and documenting success stories on a month basis.
Others:
Perform any other official duties that may be assigned to, by the supervisor or his/her designate.

Special Skills, Aptitude or Personality Requirements:
Applicants must possess A Bachelor’s Degree in Community Psychology, Public health, Community Health Education, Community and Development Studies, Social sciences, or any related field. At least 1-2 years of experience in implementing community based initiatives with more focus on community mobilisation and capacity building, coordination with line agencies, Health and education institutions, and other development agencies; knowledge of Gender and SGBV concepts as preferred; Prior experience working in Health-related projects especially vaccine/immunization campaign is preferred; exhibits maturity and discretion, Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; Strong organizational skills. Ability to speak at least one of the local languages of the target population is a must.


 

Application procedure

Applications should be addressed to;
LWF Uganda Office of Human Resources
Plot 1401, Ggaba Road, Nsambya
P.O.Box 5827 Kampala, Uganda.

Date Posted: 2022-10-17

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