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Friday, February 15, 2013

Programme Officer Job at ANPPCAN Uganda Chapter - Employment Opportunity in Uganda

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ANPPCAN Uganda Chapter

Vacancy title:
Programme Officer

Deadline of this Job:
3rd March 2013
Job details:



The African Network for the Prevention and Protection against Child Abuse and

Neglect (ANPPCAN)

Uganda Chapter is a national child focused organization working to protect and

promote the rights of

children with particular focus on preventing and redressing violations of children’s


ANPPCAN Uganda Chapter seeks to recruit competent dynamic and creative

individuals to join her

team of passionate child advocacy professionals in the following position:

Position : Senior Programme Officer Livelihoods

Duty Station : Kampala with periodic travel upcountry

Reports to : Programme Manager Child Protection Services

Purpose of the position

To support the ANPPCAN Programme team in planning and implementing effective

livelihoods support

interventions within the organisation’s projects and programmes

Specific Tasks

1) Spearheading livelihoods needs assessments within ANPPCAN’s target groups

and areas of operation.

2) Providing leadership in developing innovative livelihood strengthening

programmes and interventions

that are consistent with ANPPCAN’s child protection mandate.

3) Supporting the Programme development team to incorporate livelihood

interventions into project/

programme design.

4) Overseeing and ensuring the effective implementation of livelihood

interventions across the

organisations programmes through proper targeting and result oriented


5) Developing, disseminating and orienting ANPPCAN staff on livelihood

programme management and

monitoring tools

6) Building the capacity of ANPPCAN programme staff in managing and supporting

livelihood interventions

7) Building and maintaining links between ANPPCAN and livelihood support

systems and programmes at

national and community level so as to leverage livelihood support opportunities for

the ANPPCAN target


8) Keeping ANPPCAN abreast of the new developments and innovative

approaches in the area of livelihood


9) Supporting the M&E Team in ensuring that livelihood interventions are properly

monitored and


10) Undertaking donor and stakeholder education on the importance of livelihood

interventions in child

protection programming.

11) Communicating and publicising ANPPCAN’s livelihoods strengthening

interventions among relevant


Qualifications and person specifications

• Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Entrepreneurship, Economics, Development

studies or Business

Management obtained from a recognized institution.

• At least 3 years’ experience in a livelihood development programming position

working with

vulnerable groups.


• Well-developed business analysis and management skills.

• Ability to work independently, think innovatively and strategically and work

effectively within a multidisciplinary


• Excellent writing and oral communication skills.

• Training, mentoring and coaching skills

• A broad grasp of socio- economic policy issues with respect to livelihood

development in both rural

and urban setting.

• Technical knowledge in Food Security, Social Protection, Gender issues,

HIV/AIDS and Environment

• Good knowledge of participatory approaches

Job application procedure

Interested candidates should fill in and submit a Vacancy Application Form which is

available on

the website to the email address -

Deadline for submission: Sunday 3rd March 2013 – any applications received after

this date will not

be considered

While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews

will be contacted. Any form

of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification

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