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Project Officer – SUPREME x2

ZOA

This is a Full-time position in Arua posted January 12, 2022.

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# Job Description

ZOA is an international NGO that inspired by Christian identity and biblical
message of reconciliation and restoration of a broken world with its
headquarters in the Netherlands. ZOA operate in fifteen countries on and on
three continents. At ZOA we provide relief to people affected by conflict or
natural disasters, contribute to a new perspective of hope in which people
work together for a promising future in dignity and mutual trust. Together
with the affected communities we work on the recovery of their livelihoods.

In Uganda, ZOA has offices in Kampala, West Nile Arua, Acholi Nwoya, and
Karamoja Amudat. ZOA Uganda works both in relief and recovery on the themes
of food security & livelihoods, WASH, primary/accelerated/vocational
education, and conflict management with a special focus on land security.
ZOA is looking for a: The Project Officer PO – SUPREME 2 Positions

Purpose of the position

The Project Officer PO – SUPREME, with support from the Project Coordinator
and Project Manager, is responsible for the day to day planning, and
implementation of ZOA activities under the SUPREME livelihoods project as
part of a consortium led by World Vision.

Project specific details:

The SUPREME project runs from August 2020 – July 2024. The project’s overall
outcome is to increase access to decent employment for refugees and host
communities. The project’s Theory of Change TOC is that financial inclusion
and social cohesion are necessary preconditions for economic self-reliance of
vulnerable populations. The project directly benefits 25,000 households men,
women & youth in 4 refugee hosting areas namely Arua, Madi Okollo, Obongi and
Moyo districts. ZOA implements the project in Arua and Madi Okollo districts.
Project outputs include 1 Financial inclusion and social cohesion among
Saving & Development Clusters SDC increased 2 Sustainable agricultural
value chain and nonagricultural enterprises developed and 3 Young women and
men from SDC member households are linked to private sector employment.

The PO will mobilize the Savings and Development Clusters SDCs farmer
groups and train them on agribusiness ensuring they adopt the methodology for
higher incomes. The PO supports the community volunteers Village Agents in
monitoring and collecting data from the SDCs ensuring that the project
indicators are report

Place in organization

The PO fulfills a technical role within the Supreme project and reports to the
Project Coordinator field coordination. The PO supports other project team
members and community volunteers in implementation.

Responsibilities and main activities
Implementation
• Implements project activities in line with the project proposal to achieve
optimal project outputs and outcomes in line with ZOA/donor procedures and
targets;
• Supports community volunteers Village Agents in day to day implementation;
• Accounts timely for executed project activities in line with and according
to relevant ZOA policies and guidelines;
• Oversees and ensures implementation is in line with standards and policies
of both ZOA and government of Uganda;
• Any other duty as assigned by the supervisor in line with the project.

Reporting
• Provide inputs to implementation plans and activity/monthly reports;
• Identify, document lessons learned and best practices;
• Prepare and submit well written success stories;
• Contribute to project reports or implementation plans as required by
supervisor;
• Collect monitoring data according to ZOA’s systems and activities in the
project;
• Actively participate in technical working groups and coordination
meetings.

Human Resource Management
• The Project Officer does not supervise any staff as a direct supervisor.
However, Project Officer will work and oversee the work of community
volunteers. They may be asked to check attendance records, training quality
delivery and provide day to day support to volunteers.

Procurement and finance
• Initiate timely purchase requisition of project goods/services;
• Ensure expenses are in line with approved budget;
• Provide appropriate codes for expenses.

Characteristics of Role

Duty station is the ZOA office in Rhino Camp with regular visits to project
locations in West Nile

The role is 1.0 FTE 40 hrs/ week. Working hours are outlined in the ZOA
Uganda Conditions of Service. Some flexibility on working hours may be
required, e.g. for travel at weekends, or during reporting times.

Contacts
External contacts:
• Local government actors and relevant district offices;
• Key project specific sector actors.

Internal contacts:
• ZOA Management;
• Members of the project team Project Officers;
• Other project teams, particularly SUPREME project team;
• Support staff.

Supervises
• Volunteers on the project
Competencies
Knowledge & Experience:
• Degree or Diploma in the Agricultural Sciences, Agribusiness, Agricultural
Education, development studies and related fields; Specialized training as TOT
in ERI, VSLA and FFS methodology is a plus.
• At least 2 years successful experience in a similar position implementing
related projects;
• Working experience in a humanitarian setting is an added advantage;
• Experience with large project funded by institutional donors;
• Understanding of the local context, culture, and languages;
• Proven experience in implementing clean/renewable energy projects.

Skills:
• Good communication, writing and facilitation skills;
• Innovative, creative and enthusiastic;
• Good computer skills: Ms Excel and Ms Word;
• Self-motivator, able to work with limited supervision;
• Able to ride a motorbike in field conditions, holding a valid driving
license. This will be checked with a practical test during the interview
process.

Attitude:
• High level of personal integrity
• Flexibility and adaptability;
• Interpersonal and cross-cultural sensitivity;
• Able to work under pressures and meet deadlines;
• Able to work in a sometimes fluid and insecure environment;
• Commitment to ZOA’s mission, vision and values see https://www.zoa-
international.com/corporate-identity

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**Closing Date** : 24th Jan. 2022

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