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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Project Officer Job at Right To Play ( RTP ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Project Officer

Jobs at:
Right To Play ( RTP )

Deadline of this Job:
July 7, 2017

Duty Station:
Adjumani, Uganda

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Job details:
Right To Play ( RTP ) is a fast-growing International Non-profit Organization with headquarters in Toronto, Canada. RTP has 10 country programs in Africa with the Africa Regional Office in Kampala, Uganda. The Uganda Country Program is currently looking to hire:
Project Officer (Based ln Adjumani)
This position reports directly to the Program Manager (PM) and is responsible for the effective administration of the project.
Responsibilities:
  • Prepares and leads the implementation plan of project activities from existing operational plan.
  • Develops and strengthens understanding of our project management cycle with project staff and partners.
  • Completes monthly budget projections and tracks expenditures.
  • Participates in the planning of budget and tracks activity expenses occurred against cash projections.
  • Shares activity plans with local NGOs. CBOs (community-based organizations) and looks for synergies and opportunities to work together.
  • Ensures implementation of Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) and agreements with local representation of Government, UN Agencies and partner organizations.
  • Facilitates collaboration and networking with other organizations, government and other relevant institutions to enhance RTP visibility and project activities.
Minimum Requirements (Must have)
  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, management, social sciences or other related discipline.
  • 3 years’ experience in project administration or community work including managing direct reports.
  • Self-starter with ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Strong development and team building skills
  • Computer literacy in outlook, MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Internet
  • Understands project management cycle
  • Effective report writing and analytical skills
Job application procedure
if you meet the minimum requirements above, please send your updated resume and cover letter to: UgandaHR@righttoplay.com  and kindly include “Position” and your name in the subject line. Please indicate your salary expectations in the cover letter. The deadline for applications is July 7, 2017
While we thank all applicants for their interest only those selected for interviews will be contacted.