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Project Officer-Nutri-cash Project

Food for the Hungry (FH/U) is a Christian international relief and development organization that has been working in Uganda since 1989. FH is currently operating programs in Asia, Latin America and Africa with support offices in the UK, Canada, Switzerland, United States of America and Japan. FH’s primary goal is to end all forms of poverty Worldwide. In Uganda, FH is operational in the Districts of Adjumani, Kitgum, Lamwo, Kween, Mbale, Namutumba and Amudat Districts implementing programs in four main sectors of Education; Food Security and Livelihoods; Health/Nutrition and Disaster Risk Reduction; with the Head office located in Kampala.

Vacancy announcement (To be hired on Rolling Basis) FH/Uganda is actively seeking for qualified candidates committed to its Heartbeat and Corporate Strategy to fill the career openings below on a rolling basis;

Job Title: Project Officer-Nutri-cash Project

Position Type: Full Time National Staff

Location: Adjumani Office

Reports to: Program Area Manager

Contract Length: 6 Months with possibility of extension depending on funds and performance

Start Date: 1st May, 2022

Position Summary:
The Project officer is responsible for effective and efficient delivery of the nutrition activities and cash based interventions of the Nutri-cash project. She will be responsible for initiating action in the areas of Cash Based Transfer (CBT), build capacity and provide orientation to cash transfer staff in the project. In addition to the specific duties outlined below, the project officer will be responsible for providing technical support and supervision to the Nutrition Assistant, health volunteers teams, M&E Assistant.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Project management and coordination
• Coordination and reporting
• Project monitoring and evaluation
• Performance management and supervision
• Project resource mobilization
• Documentation and reporting

Education & Experience
• Bachelor’s degree in nutrition, Food science and technology, development studies, humanities. Post-graduate degree is desirable.
• A significant (4-5 years) experience working with an INGO in positions of reporting and responsibility.
• Experience (3 years) developing and implementing integrated food security, health and nutrition projects.
• Experience with donor compliance and reporting, budgets and tracking of project resources

NOTE: *Complete Job Descriptions are available by contacting iaber@fn.org Employment with FH offers an attractive package which includes; a good salary commensurate to one’s role, a good medical insurance package for staff and dependents, provident fund, GPA and provision for other statutory requirements. FHU is an equal opportunity employer.
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by Clearly stating the position applied for in the Subject line and submitting only electronic copies in one pdf file not more than 25MB of an application letter, a detailed CV, contact telephone numbers, copies of relevant testimonials/certificates, names/ contact details of three referees, addressed to:

The Human Resources Manager,
Food for the Hungry Uganda
Email: recruitmentfhuganda@fh.org

not later than Monday 11th April, 2022 at 4:30pm. Consider your application unsuccessful if you don’t hear from us by 29th April 2022

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