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Friday, July 21, 2017

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

Vacancy title:
Project Officer- Protection

Jobs at:
Lutheran World Federation ( LWF )

Deadline of this Job:
Friday, July 28, 2017

Duty Station:
Adjumani

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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- Protection
Place of Assignment: Adjumani
Reports to: Team Leader
Job Profile: The Project Officer-Protection (FDA Project) will work under the direct supervision of the Protection Coordinator. He/She will be responsible for planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting of the Protection of Human Dignity in Adjumani Refugee Settlement'(PDA Project). Protection of Human Dignity in Adjumani Refugee Settlement (FDA Project) is a multi sectorial project with interventions in SGBV, protection, livelihood and legal and therefore the Project Officer will be entirely responsible in ensuring that diversity and integration of interventions is consistently applied throughout the project.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  •  Must possess a degree in social sciences or its equivalent from a recognized university.
  • 3 years work experience in Child protection, care and development in a humanitarian setting.
  • Working knowledge and experience of humanitarian principles, laws and standards.
  • High level of integrity, commitment and professional responsibility.
  • Ability to work independently with guidelines and clear expectations.
  • Ability to tolerate cultural, education and religious diversity in the work place.
  • Excellent communication & IT, organizational and presentation skills
  •  At least a Bachelor's degree in Social Sciences, Development studies, Psychology, Law or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
  •  A minimum of 3 years’ experience in development and humanitarian protection with a reputable organization.
  •  Hands on experience on protection in emergencies;
  •  Sound understanding of project management cycle, humanitarian principles and standards including SPHERE, HAP and the Code of Conduct
  • Computer literacy with full knowledge of office applications, internet and email
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