Job Listing Project Assistant – GBV                                                                                                      Company: LWF World Service
Location: Adjumani, Northern Region, Uganda
Type: Full-time
Application Deadline: 24 June 2024
Reports to: Project Officer
Industry: NGO

Position Overview

The Project Assistant is responsible for the day-to-day implementation of Gender Based Violence (GBV) cases within settlements and host communities under the guidance of the Project Officer.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

Project Implementation:

  • Assist the Project Officer in identifying GBV/SGBV cases.
  • Promote active participation of beneficiaries in planning, implementation, and evaluation of project activities.
  • Provide guidance to community structures to report GBV/SGBV cases.
  • Offer basic psychosocial support for survivors of GBV and human rights violations.
  • Liaise with the Project Officer, Legal Officer, and Lawyers to facilitate legal representation for complainants.
  • Participate in GBV coordination meetings and SGBV training.
  • Ensure timely case follow-up for all GBV cases.
  • Use participatory methods to engage key stakeholders in promoting active community participation in GBV prevention and response.
  • Train community structures and stakeholders on GBV prevention and response using the SASA methodology.
  • Collect and tabulate field data on project activities and undertake impact assessment using participatory approaches.
  • Ensure survivors receive appropriate services based on their needs.
  • Adhere to principles of confidentiality and dignity.
  • Submit weekly and monthly reports to the responsible officer within the specified time.

Project Planning:

  • Ensure all activities have approved work plans.
  • Submit work plans to the Project Officer on time.

Staff Management:

  • Ensure community-based facilitators comply with LWF code of conduct and child protection policy.
  • Report issues affecting community-based facilitators to the Settlement Officer.

Financial Management / Budget Monitoring & Control:

  • Ensure correct documentation of complaints tools (attendance lists, distribution lists, beneficiaries lists) and proper filing of project documents.

Project Monitoring, Evaluation, and Reporting:

  • Conduct regular field visits to all beneficiary sites to check progress and verify existing caseload needs.
  • Document challenges in deliveries and utilization of protection inputs.
  • Document stories of change on a quarterly basis.
  • Develop project monitoring plans to ensure activities are implemented as expected.


  • Undertake other related duties as reasonably assigned by the Supervisor.

Education, Qualifications & Experience Required

  • University Degree in Gender and Women Studies, Social Work, Social Sciences, Development, or other relevant fields.
  • At least 2 years of experience in Project Management/Community Development programming.
  • Proven knowledge and experience in developing and implementing community mobilization projects and SASA implementation.

Special Skills, Aptitude, or Personality Requirements:

  • Problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to inspire and build capacity of national staff.
  • Good interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent English language skills (both written and spoken).
  • Proficiency in Information Technology (MS Office, Internet).
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines.
  • Good team worker with strong communication skills.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment, remain flexible in a changing environment, and make decisions independently.

Apply Here:

Application Deadline: 24 June 2024

LWF Uganda
Industry: NGO
Location: Adjumani, Uganda



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