Position: Project Assistant (4 vacancies)
Location: Kagadi, Kyenjojo, Kaliro, and Kiryandongo
Employment Type: Full-time
Employer: Raising the Village
Travel Required: Up to 90%
Reporting To: Project Officer

Roles & Responsibilities

Project Implementation

  • Conduct project design review meetings with partner villages and provide feedback to update project designs and budgets
  • Coordinate and co-facilitate training activities on various topics such as financial literacy, water and health sanitation, agriculture, etc.
  • Implement project methodologies to increase household income and reduce extreme poverty
  • Develop and submit lists of required goods and services for project implementation
  • Verify goods/inputs prior to distribution
  • Provide support and guidance to community groups and households for project compliance and continuation
  • Identify potential risks and issues, and provide mitigation measures and recommendations
  • Conduct regular meetings with leadership and community members to assess project performance and participation

Reporting and Administration

  • Develop and manage work plans
  • Complete field reporting on a weekly basis and support information sharing for donor reporting and proposal writing
  • Attend and participate in weekly staff and cluster team meetings
  • Complete weekly financial requests, submissions, and accountabilities
  • Take and share photographs for data repository

Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Provide feedback and recommendations to improve RTV’s way of work
  • Suggest potential activities for review or introduction to ensure project sustainability and improvement in community members’ lives

Note: Other requirements may be assigned by the direct supervisor or management.

Requirements and Experience

Technical and Administrative Skills:

  • Strong training and facilitation skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and local languages
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (Word and Excel)
  • Understanding of Community-Based Development Principles
  • Effective organization and time management
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Creative problem-solving skills and positive attitude
  • Physically able to hike high-terrain and travel extensively
  • Ability to ride a motorbike would be advantageous

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Science, Social Work, Humanities, Community Development, or related field
  • Minimum of two (2) years of relevant work experience at the village level

Application Process

To apply, please submit your application by February 16, 2024.

Raising The Village is an equal-opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We highly encourage women candidates to apply.

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