Job Opportunity: Project Assistant (25 positions) at Raising The Village

  • Position: Project Assistant (25 vacancies)
  • Location: Rubirizi, Rukiga, Kitagwenda, Buhweju, Rakai, Kibaale, Kakumiro, Bunyagabu, Kassanda, Kagadi, Kiryandongo
  • Employment Type: Full-time
  • Experience: 2+ years
  • Travel Required: Up to 90%
  • Reporting to: Project Officer

About Raising The Village (RTV): Raising The Village (RTV) believes in finding straightforward solutions to complex problems of inequality. Founded on the conviction that ultra poverty is the most severe form of inequality, we are committed to ending ultra poverty in our generation. Since 2012, we have partnered with last-mile rural communities in Uganda to develop initiatives that lead towards economic self-sufficiency. We empower families to make empowering decisions, access new opportunities, and shape their future.

Roles & Responsibilities:

Project Implementation:

  • Conduct project design review meetings with partner villages, providing necessary feedback for updates.
  • Coordinate and co-facilitate training activities on financial literacy, health sanitation, agriculture, etc.
  • Implement RTV’s project methodologies to increase household income and reduce extreme poverty.
  • Develop and submit lists of required goods/services for project implementation.
  • Verify goods/inputs prior to distribution and ensure project compliance through follow-ups.
  • Identify risks, provide mitigation measures, and recommend improvements.
  • Conduct regular meetings with leadership and community members for project feedback.

Reporting and Administration:

  • Develop and manage work plans.
  • Complete weekly field reports and support donor reporting and proposal writing.
  • Attend staff meetings and cluster team meetings, sharing project updates.
  • Submit weekly financial requests, submissions, and accountabilities.
  • Capture and share photographs for data repository.

Monitoring and Evaluation:

  • Provide feedback and recommendations to enhance RTV’s work.
  • Suggest activities for project sustainability and improvement in community lives.

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 (Word, Excel) and community-based development principles.
  • Effective organization and time management skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively to achieve goals.
  • Innovative problem-solving skills and positive attitude in challenging environments.
  • Energetic and physically able to travel and hike in high-terrain areas.
  • Ability to ride a motorbike is 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: Interested candidates meeting the requirements are invited to submit their applications by March 24, 2024.

APPLY HERE: Project Assistant Application Link

Please Note:

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further processes.

Join us at Raising The Village and be part of a transformative team dedicated to empowering communities and ending ultra poverty in Uganda.

RAISING THE VILLAGE – Jobs in Uganda

  • About Raising The Village
  • Industry: NGO
  • Location: Kampala, Uganda

 

 



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