Project Assistant – LWF Uganda Jobs

August 30, 2023

Job title: Project Assistant

Organization:  Lutheran World Federation

Location:  ObongiNorthern RegionUganda


Roles and responsibilities:

  • Assist the project officer in identifying GBV/ SGBV cases and promote active participation of beneficiaries and intermediaries in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of the project activities;
  • In collaboration with the project officer, provide guidance to community structures to report cases of GBV/SGBV;
  • Provides Basic psychosocial support for survivors of gender-based violence and human rights Violations;
  • Liase with the project officer, legal Officer and Lawyers to facilitates legal representation to complainants as necessary especially in regard to mobilization;
  • Participates in the coordination meetings on GBV, partakes in SGBV training in the identification of Survivors, assesses victims and provides medical care support where necessary and makes appropriate referrals;
  • Ensuring timely and prompt case follow up of all GBV cases;
  • Using participatory methods, identifies and engages key stake holders in promoting active community participation in prevention and responses to SGBV;
  • Trains community structures and stakeholders on GBV prevention and response SASA/ZTVA methodology;
  • Collect and tabulate data field data on project activities carried on a regular basis and undertake impact assessment using participatory approaches for all beneficiaries to determine the relevance and impact of the assistance offered;
  • Ensure all survivors received appropriate services depending on the clients need;
  • Ensure Adherence to the principle of confidentiality and dignity;
  • Ensure that weekly reports and monthly reports are submitted to the responsible officer within the specified time.


Minimum qualifications:

  • University Degree in Gender and Women Studies, Social work, Social Sciences, Development or other relevant field of study;
  • At least 2 years experience in Project Management/Community Development programming;
  • Proven knowledge and experience in developing and implementing community mobilization projects.
  • Problem Solving and Decision-Making skills;
  • Ability to inspire and build the capacity of national staff;
  • Good interpersonal skills and excellent negotiation skills;
  • Excellent English Language (both written and spoken);
  • Information Technology (MS Office, Internet);
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines;
  • Good team worker with good communication skills;
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment, to remain flexible to a changing environment, and to make decisions independently.


How to apply:

Interested applicants should submit their applications online via the link below:

Apply Here

Deadline: Sept 8th 2023


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