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Project Officer – Education


This is a Full-time position in Kampala posted January 14, 2022.

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# Job Description

DUTY STATION: Kampala with 60% of the time in the project site

EMPLOYMENT BASIS: Full-time for 1 year and subject to a 3 month probation
Edukans is an international NGO with headquarters in the Netherlands and
country offices in Malawi, Kenya, Ethiopia and Uganda. We provide marginalized
children and youngsters around the world with basic education and vocational
training. With over 30 years of experience, we built a solid theory of change
that is guiding our work for quality education. Our mission is to create
opportunities enabling children and young people to shape their futures with
confidence and our vision is to pursue future proof quality education through
a collective effort focusing on a safe learning environment, dedicated school
management, quality trained teachers and home support by parents and

Project summary:
The Digital Assessments and School Improvement Plans to enhance Education
Resilience in Uganda project EDU-Q Up! under the Wehubit programme financed
by Enabel; with the aim to provide schools with skills and knowledge for self-
assessment to generate a process of continuous education quality improvement,
by using a digital tool for evidence-based feedback of quality assurance
officers, discussion on outcomes of assessment and joint action planning. The
project will be implemented in 200 schools in the districts of Luwero,
Nakaseke, Nakasongola, Apac and Kwania districts.

The Project Officer – Education will be responsible for ensuring effective
implementation of the project’s activities, overseeing project work-plan
performance and task assigned to attain goals and objectives of the EDU Q Up

Key Duties and Responsibilities
1\. Project Management and support: Implementation of project activities
will be the primary responsibility of the PO, in line with the project
purpose, among which include: working with the CPTCs, the schools, the
district education offices and school management committees. The PO is
required to actively participate in the planning processes and coordinating
activities in all the intervention CPTCs, schools, including but not limited

2\. Finance and reporting:
? Submit timely requisition and accountability for project expenditures in
the field in line with the budget lines.
? Support in sourcing out service providers and ensure collection of relevant
documents e.g., quotations.
? Support in the timely preparations and submission of field trip reports.

3\. Monitoring and Evaluation: Actively monitor programmes/projects through
field visits and exchange information with stakeholders to assess progress,
identify bottlenecks and potential problems, and take timely decisions to
resolve issues and/or refer to relevant officials for timely resolution.

4\. Networking and partnership building: Build and sustain effective close
working partnerships with relevant stakeholders through active networking,
advocacy and effective communication to build capacity, exchange
knowledge/expertise and to reinforce cooperation to achieve sustainable and
broad results on education programmes related to the project.

Application requirements
Minimum qualifications
Bachelors Degree in Education and other social sciences. Additional
qualifications will be an added advantage

Experience and Knowledge
• minimum of 4 years working experience preferable with NGOs especially in
development and education projects.
• Knowledge of the project areas and willingness to make frequent movement
60% of total time in the project districts

Competence skills
• Computer skills Microsoft word, excel, PowerPoint and ability to use
virtual platforms, it could formulated like: agility in using current software
packages, tools, management information systems and digital platforms.
• Strong report writing skills and Knowledge of project management cycle.
• High-level communication skills, stakeholder and partnership management
• Able to work with wide range of internal and external stakeholders and to
foster and maintain successful working relationships.

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Email:: [email protected]

For applications, submit a Curriculum Vitae CV max 3 pages, one-page cover
letter explaining their suitability and motivation for the position, and three
professional references via email to **[email protected]** with
a subject line “Project Officer – Education” by the 20th January 2022 “Edukans
expects its employees to behave with integrity and to carefully take into
account the rights and interests of others. Requesting references is part of
the procedure. Upon acceptance, we ask you to sign our Code of Conduct.”

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