Project Officer

at Food for the Hungry
Published November 13, 2022
Location Adjumani, Uganda
Category Management  
Job Type Full Time  



FH/Uganda is actively seeking for qualified candidates committed to its Heartbeat and Corporate Strategy to fill the career opening on a rolling basis;

Under the guidance and supervision of the project Coordinator, supervise all activities of the TAI project with main emphasis on children and Youth engagement, participation Initiative for community change project activities to ensure the project stays on budget, scope and time; Ensure the project is implemented in line with FH’s Youth and Adolescent technical program and strategy as well as the requirement of Children and Youth for community change (CYCC) approaches. Provide undertake all correspondence works, training and technical assistance to children, youth clubs, businesses, VSLAs and monitor project implementation. This includes conducting child surveys, assessments to determine training needs, mobilizing and sensitizing communities and stakeholders, forming participants’ groups, designing and conducting training of project participants in different thematic areas as per project requirements, mentorship, financial literacy and inclusion. Visit/follow to periodically advise/support beneficiaries to ensure successful implementation of the project according to project design document and result framework.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Key Result #1: Project planning and implementation

Key Result #2: Sponsor-child communication

Key Result #3: Child, Adolescent and youth participation

Key Result #4: Stakeholders Engagement, networking and collaboration

Key Result #4: Monitoring, reporting and documentation

Education & Experience

Typically, 4+ years of experience in program management, compliance, financial management experience. Experience working with private and institutional donors.
Non-profit ministry experience is a plus. Program leadership experience that includes risk and compliance management, financial, and opportunity development
Knowledge and experience in project cycle management is a plus
Experience implementing youth related programs/project is required.
Knowledge of the local language is an added advantage


Bachelor’s degree in Humanities, agriculture, nutrition, Education, Social work, Community development, Development studies or another approved field of study from a recognized university.

A post graduate diploma in project planning and management, Early Child development is added advantage. required

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