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Friday, July 21, 2017

Project Officer (GBV) Job at Lutheran World Federation ( LWF ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Project Officer (GBV)

Jobs at:
Lutheran World Federation ( LWF )

Deadline of this Job:
Friday, July 28, 2017

Duty Station:
Lamwo Sub Program

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Job details:
Lutheran World Federation ( LWF ) is part of the Lutheran World Federation Department forWorld Service (LWF-DWS), an international humanitarian and development agency. LWF Uganda works to reduce people's vulnerability, supporting them to realize their potential, to build on their assets, and to respond to their own problems and needs. LWF Uganda is currently operating in Pader, Kitgum, Lamwo, Adjumani, Moyo Luuka, Kamwenge, and Kampala Districts:
The LWF is looking for, qualified and experienced persons for the following position:
Job Title: Project Officer (GBV)
Place of Assignment: Lamwo Sub Program
Reports to: Team Leader
Job Profile: The GBV Program Officer will supervise a team of Field Extension Workers, and community structures to effectively implement GBV prevention and response among refugees in Lamwo district.
Duties and responsibilities: visit our: Uganda.lutheranworld.org

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • University degree in development studies, international law, sociology, political science, leadership and management or any relevant field with demonstrable knowledge in protection relating to refugee women, gender, humanitarian and development issues, and SGBV_ prevention and response Work experience in Results Based Management, including monitoring and reporting
  •  Experience with GBVIMS is an asset.
  • At least 3 years‘ experience in humanitarian program management, community mobilization SGBV projects with strong program/technical and budget management skills.
  • Awareness and knowledge of GBV issues, knowledge, skills and experience in participatory methods for community education and mobilization
  • Must be able to work independently while being a strong team player with proven supervisory skills
  • Experience of monitoring and evaluation and LWF ‘procedures and project management is also an essential part of this position
  • Experience in working with refugees and local communities to promote community- based structures and institutions for self-management;
  • Proficiency in computer packages; Ms word processing, Excel, Power point etc.;
  •  Experience in peace building /community security projects;
Job application procedure
Applications (motivation letter and detailed curriculum vitae in English), with the names and e-mail addresses of three persons who know the applicant professionally, should be sent by Friday, July 28, 2017 to: Email: recruitment@lwf.or.ug . Please do not include certificates for education, trainings, etc.
LWF/DWS is an equal opportunity employer, irrespective of gender, race or religious affiliation. Female candidates possessing the above requirements are encouraged to apply. LWF/DWS is a signatory to the Code of Conduct for humanitarian agencies. Our recruitment and selection procedures reflect the organization's commitment to the prevention of abuse and exploitation of beneficiaries.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted