Program Officer (2)

at Community Empowerment for Creative Innovation (CECI)
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted September 22, 2022
Category Management
Job Type Full-time
Currency UGX


Community Empowerment for Creative Innovation (CECI) is a registered Refugee-led Organization (RLO) working to address the dire relationships and prospects for young people, and respond to the need for resilience activities that increase peace and livelihood prospects to build peaceful, empowered and self-reliant communities. Our mission is to use recreational activities, education and innovations to transform violent conflicts to build peace and facilitate youth engagement and empowerment in refugee and host communities in Uganda.
Our programs are Community-based and focused on: Peace building and Reconciliation (focusing on conflict management & resolution, hate speech mitigation & media literacy, trauma healing & peace education), livelihood (focusing on vocational and entrepreneurial skills trainings for youth, income generating activities for youth, and girls empowerment in technology), Education (focusing on menstrual hygiene management, advocacy and community education, educational support programs for girls, and children educational programs), and Environmental Conservation (focusing on community education on climate change, promote tree planting and use of alternative fuel sources, awareness creation & community training). We use community-centered and participatory approaches and always protects the dignity of the community in programs implementation.
CECI seeks to recruit Program officers to support project development, project management, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning (MEAL), documentation and reporting as per agreed project timelines.

Title: Program Officer (2)
Job type: Full time
Duty Station: Koboko
Reports to: Programmes’ Manager.

Key Roles and Responsibilities
• Support in proposal development
• Ensure effective planning, implementation and monitoring of project activitie .
• Develop concept notes and budgets for respective activities.
Develop monthly work plans & reports and ensure monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning.
• Ensure gender and refugees mainstreaming in all activities including EVls.
• Routine data collection, analysis and reporting using standardized & customized tools.
• Data management and dissemination.
• Ensure project actions are ethically fair and proportionate.
• Liaise with local authorities, partners, persons of concern.
• Promote CECIvalues and principles.
• Ensure all activities undertaken are properly documented (in text, videos, and photographs).
• Timely develop activity reports for every activity undertaken.
Timely develop monthly and end of project reports.

Key Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, development studies and or related field of study.
• Three years of experience in a related field.
• Peace building, public awareness and protection is an added advantage.
• Exceptional verbal, written, and presentation skills.
• Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
• Experience using computers for a variety of tasks.
• Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Power point, Excel, and Outlook.
• Knowledge of file management, transcription, and other administrative procedures.
• Ability to work on tight deadlines.
• Attention to detail and ability to multi-task.
• Honest and of high integrity.
• Accurate and precise work style.
• Creativity and innovation
Preferred language;
Kakwa, Lubgara, simple Arabic (Juba/Nubi) and Swahili.

Applying Instructions

Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should submit their application or cover letter and motivation letter with updated CV including at least three referees with their telephone and email contacts. Address applications to “The Human Resource, Community Empowerment for Creative Innovation – CECI” and submit them online to Cc: or in-person to P.O. Box 158, Koboko.

See the job advert below for more information.

NB: Please note that only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted, documents once submitted will not be returned to the candidates.

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