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Monday, November 13, 2017

Program Officer Job at Katalemwa Cheshire Home ( KCH ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Program Officer

Jobs at:
Katalemwa Cheshire Home ( KCH )

Deadline of this Job:
not later than 17th November,2017

Duty Station:

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Job details:
Ketalemwa Cheshire Home (KCH) is a development nongovernmental organization in Uganda involved in the rehabilitation process of children with disabilities and fulfillment of their rights in Uganda since 1970. KCH’s programs focus on disability medical and social rehabilitation, gender mainstreaming, provision of assistive devices, promotion of quality inclusive education and livelihood programs to enable children and youth with disabilities live independent and meaningful lives. Each year KCH serves over 15,000 children and youth with disabilities through their various programs. Applications are invited from suitably qualified competent and dynamic individual to fill the following position:
Post: Program Officer
Reports to: Program Manager
Location: Kampala (Mpererwe)
Key responsibilities:
Coordination and program Management, Resource Mobilization specifically proposal writing , preparation of donor reports, Facilitate development of work plans through a streamlined planning and budgeting process, support the monitoring and evaluation function of the LF supported program, Promote organizational sustainability, learning and reflection. ‘Contribute to brand strengthening corporate image building and national profile process of KCH, Building strategic partnerships and engagement with stakeholders including central and local government and development partners.
Relevant educational ‘requirements and skills: A bachelor’s degree in social sciences/Humanities,’ Bachelor of science, community development, public administration. A diploma in. Occupational Therapy and or physiotherapy and management training are oi added advantage, post graduate certificate in PPM, M&E, good knowledge and Skills in using computerized systems and processes, in possession of good interpersonal and resource mobilization skills At least three years’ experience in the similar. position or in a project or program coordination role in a reputable development organization. Knowledge in community based rehabilitation/inclusive Community based development n & disability issues is preferred.
Nature of contract:
2 years Contract (renewable)
Job application procedure
A Candidate with relevant experience who knows that she/he meets the above requirements and can excel in the above position should hand deliver an application and CV, present position, current remuneration, copies of certificates/testimonials and three recent professional references in a sealed envelope, plus day time telephone contact to the address below not later than 17th November,2017. Persons with disabilities with the relevant qualifications are encouraged to apply.
Katalemwa Cheshire Home for Rehabilitation Services
P.O.BOX 16548,Kampala
Tel: +256704768363, +256 772412383
Off Gayaza Road at Mperere to Buwambo (about 200 meters from Mperere trading centre)