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.
Type of Employment: Full time contract (Renewable)
Reports To: Programs Officer
RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.