Job Title: Project Officer – Sexual Reproductive Health

Place of Assignment: Kamwenge Sub Program

Reports to: Project Manager

Job Purpose: The Project Officer will oversee and ensure that all activities related to the project are implemented in a timely and efficient manner according to the agreed LWF Uganda, and Donor Guidelines, and provide leadership and coordination for all aspects related to project activities in the designated Sub-Program.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Implement all planned project activities with expertise and in a manner that leads to attainment of the project goals and outcomes;
  • Keep records of all project activities including project assets under custody/use, beneficiary list, partner list, assets or inputs provided, activity and monitoring reports, lists of PoC benefiting from the project, etc.;
  • Regularly develop and share monthly activity plans with the Project Manager;
  • Ensure 100% implementation of the planned project activities on a monthly basis and that budgets are not under and over spent.
  • Develop activity and budget tracking tools, and use on a monthly basis to track and report on activity and budget management.
  • Support in collaboration and tabulation on a regular basis field data on project activities carried out and undertake impact assessment using participatory approaches for all beneficiaries to determine the relevance and impact of the assistance;
  • Ensure that proper mapping of project beneficiaries is done & information shared in time. Regular visit to all beneficiary sites where project activities are undertaken, check on progress, offer support as directed by the project manager in line with the project objectives;
  • In collaboration with the PMER unit lead in development of Tools and ensure effective deployment and use of the Survey CTO.
  • Take lead in the establishment of Male Engagement Groups (MEGs) and use these community based male groups as champions of change on SRH.
  • Build the capacity of school health club pupils and patron on sexual reproductive health and skills in making reusable sanitary kits.
  • Take lead in organizing and conducting various community dialogue and sensitisation meetings on SRH.
  • Assess, facilitate and strengthen the capacity for health workers and village health teams’/community health workers and target community to conduct SRH activities.
  • Equip and facilitate sessions at youth friendly spaces at health centres and outpost.
  • Participate in the design and implementation of BCC strategies for purposes of increasing awareness on SRMH.
  • Adapt/Develop materials related to sexual reproductive health, including training packages, assessment tools for smooth roll out and implementation of sexual reproductive health project component

Education, Experience, Skills & Technical Competencies

  • The ideal candidate should possess a university degree in a health-related field, Development studies or Social Sciences.
  • Should have at least 3 years’ experience in humanitarian work in community mobilization SRH.
  • Experience in Monitoring and Evaluation and Project Management is also essential.
  • Experience working on Youth Development Programs including Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health.
  • Experience in working with Persons of Concern and local communities to promote community- based structures and institutions for self-management
  • Proficiency in computer programming; word processing, spreadsheets etc.
  • Ability to ride a motorcycle and with a valid riding permit is desirable.



Application Procedure:

Candidates who are interested in the above positions should submit an updated CV and Application letter giving a day time telephone contact  and email addresses of 3 (three) work related referees only  through  our recruitment  email

Please use the full job title of the position you are applying for as the subject line

Deadline for receiving applications is Wednesday 03, February 2021 by 5:00pm

LWF/DWS is an equal opportunity employer, irrespective of gender, race or religious affiliation.  Persons with disabilities and Female candidates possessing the above requirements are encouraged to apply.  LWF/DWS is a signatory to the Code of Conduct for humanitarian agencies.  Our recruitment and selection procedures reflect the organization’s commitment to the prevention of abuse and exploitation of beneficiaries.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted