Job Opportunity

1. Programs Assistant (01 Position)

The Program Assistant will implement UCS’s programs. In collaboration with the Programs Officer, s/he supports program implementation, monitoring and evaluation, communication as well as working with stakeholders in the program areas.

Location: Kampala

Type of Employment: Full time contract (Renewable)

Reports To: Programs Officer


Actual roles:

 Mobilise community members and stakeholders and create awareness for purposes of implementing program activities in the designated program area.  Coordinate field activities in close collaboration with the program officer and program stakeholders  Ensure that program activities are implemented according to the approved activity plans and budgets  Provide organized accountabilities of activity implementation.  Write activity reports in accordance with UCS and donor requirements.  Carry out or facilitate trainings of community stakeholders in the identified capacity gaps  Support Uganda Cancer Society’s members to enhance strong collaboration in the program area  Support the program in resource mobilisation, monitoring and evaluation as well as budgeting and reporting  Liaise with local government authorities in the districts of Sheema, Bushenyi, Mbarara and any other districts that may be added to these.


 BA/BSc degree in Development studies, business, humanities and or other relevant disciplines, or;  A diploma with extensive years of experience Upper


 At least 1-2 years’ experience in working with communities at the grassroots level  For Diploma holders, at least 3 years of practical experience is a MUST.


 NGO experience is desired  Strong mobilization and community facilitation skills  Experience of working with and/or serving vulnerable groups  Must be willing to travel to the program areas frequently

Submission of application

Those interested should send their resumes and application letters to addressed to: The Executive Director and the subject line should be for the position applied for. Applications should be sent not later than 18th February 2023, 5:00pm. Any applications sent after the deadline will not be considered. Ladies are strongly encouraged to apply.