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Wednesday, 16 October 2013

Programme Officer - Ministry of Gender Labour and Social Development

 Job Title: Programme Officer (5 Employment Opportunities)
Organization: Ministry of Gender Labour and Social Development (MGLSD)
City Kampala,
Country Uganda
Reports to: Programme Manager

About Us:
The Government of Uganda is to implement the Youth Livelihood Programme (YLP), under the Ministry of Gender Labour and Social Development (MGLSD). The overall objective of the Programme is to address the escalating problem of Youth Unemployment in Uganda.

Job Summary: The Programme Officers will coordinate YLP at the Regional Level with key stakeholders.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

    Initiate, plan, coordinate field appraisal exercises
    Provide administrative support to the programme activities.
    Coordinate the participation of key Stakeholders in YLP activities.
    Monitor the performance of project and ensure timely production of performance reports.
    Make follow up on corrective recommendations made, in order to ensure that they are effected on time.
    Liaises with relevant sector ministries where specific sector policies are required.
    Provides relevant information and documentation on YLP to the Programme Manager.
    Facilitate and coordinate production of management reports.
    Perform any other duties assigned from time to time by the Programme Manager.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

    All applicants must be Ugandans possessing the following:- an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Economics / Social Sciences / Development Studies or related field from a recognized University.
    A Post Graduate Certificate in development planning, monitoring and evaluation or business administration will be an added advantage
    At least three (3) three years of relevant experience in administration and management of development programmes.
    S/he should be conversant with the Log Frame Approach in planning, monitoring and evaluation.
    She/he should be comfortable working with computers, preferably with one or more common database packages.
    Self-motivated and strong organizational and planning skills.

Personal Competencies: Computer Literacy skills, Report writing; Team work, Planning, organising and coordinating, networking, Good Interpersonal and communication skills, Ethics and Integrity.

How to Apply:
All applicants for the above jobs should attach three sets of certified photocopies of their certificates, academic transcripts and testimonials. Applications should be addressed to:  Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development, and delivered to the Security Registry (2nd floor) Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development, Simbamanyo House, George Street OR Post to PERMANENT SECRETARY Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development P. O. Box 7136, Kampala, Uganda

Deadline: Friday 25th October 2013