Project Officer

at Youth Sport Uganda
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted February 25, 2024
Category Management
NGO
Job Type Contract
Currency UGX

Description

JOB DETAILS:
Position: Project Officer

Job Summary
The Project Officer is responsible for the coaches on the project and ensures that they are all enabled to deliver their targets in a planned manner. They also coordinate with the team to conduct capacity building trainings for coaches.

Key Duties and Job Responsibilities
• Conduct regular visits to project sites to monitor the implementation of activities, gather feedback from coaches and submit detailed report about the activities and findings
• Provide mentorship and support supervision to coaches.
• Assist to identify needs and opportunities by conducting training needs assessments for coaches.
• Collect data on project indicators and maintain an updated database on project progress
• Assist in tracking project performance at community level and report, monitor and follow up on project activities.
• Support the Monitoring and Evaluation team in the tracking of outcome of activities evidenced by accurate data to enhance quality of reporting
• Identify and document human interest stories and case studies based on the successes of implemented projects
• Coordinate Community of Practice for coaches to share best practices across the program line.
• Oversee the planning and delivery sports activities by coaches, providing safety instructions and demonstrations of equipment and ensuring these are adhered to.
• Reporting any safeguarding concerns among program beneficiaries.

Qualifications, Skills and Responsibilities.
Essential
• Bachelor's degree in Social Works and Social Administration or a related field.
• Two years of progressive experience as a project officer.

Desirable
• Strong interpersonal skills, demonstrating professionalism in all dealings with staff and coaches.
• Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
• Ability to effectively read and interpret information, present numerical data in a resourceful manner.
• Ability to prioritize and plan work activities as to use time efficiently.
• Good organizational skills.
• Experience in sport for development.

Applying Instructions

Qualified candidates should submit their CVs accompanied by a cover letter & academic documents via email on mary.shema@youthsportuganda.org 

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