Program Assistant – Mercy Corps

July 15, 2023

Job Title: Program Assistant

Organization: Mercy Corps

Duty station: Yumbe


Roles and responsibilities:

Program Implementation
• Assist with the design and implementation of weekly, monthly and quarterly workplans
• Conduct participant identification exercises for the different activities in the community.
• Mobilize participants for planned activities in respective locations.
• Organize and supervise community trainings in line with the approved work plan and budget based.
• Coordinate to ensure complementary approaches, monitor implementation of project activities and document learnings and success stories.
• Collaborate with fellow Program team members to ensure team success, including but not limited to logistics coordination, temporary support during leave, etc., as advised by Program Officer.

Gender and Youth Integration

• Ensure that program activities apply gender equity and empowerment principles
• Monitoring and Evaluation
• Responsible for data gathering, data validation, quality control and timely data submission including gender and age disaggregated data.
• Troubleshoot monitoring and evaluation challenges for proactive problem solving with support of program manager and M&E team.
• Utilize qualitative and quantitative data to inform program implementation.
• Actively document best practices and lessons learned to share with team during routine monitoring, coordination meetings and other learning opportunities.
• Prepare and submit timely and quality weekly and monthly reports.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Advanced Training Certificate or Diploma
  • 1-2 years experience in conducting community mobilization, training, and networking
  • Experience in capacity building with communities in Yumbe and/or Gulu
  • Experience and skills in working with other NGOs, government partners, and local community-based organizations.
  • Fluency in local languages prevalent within the operational district where assigned (essential)
  • Computer literacy
  • Ability to ride a motorcycle with a valid riding permit is desired


How To Apply:

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their applications online via the link below:

Click Here To Apply!

Application Deadline: 25th July 2023.

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