Uganda: Project Assistant – Food Security – Ugandans Only – Uganda

Organization: Norwegian Refugee Council
Country: Uganda
Closing date: 28 Feb 2017

Project Assistant – Food Security – Ugandans Only – Uganda
Norwegian Refugee Council

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water,sanitation and hygiene sectors.
The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters -NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours notice when a crisis occurs

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, and emergency livelihood/food security, legal assistance, and water, sanitation and hygiene sectors.
With funding from UNMFA, UNHCR, ECHO and other donors, NRC will be implementing s livelihoods (and related activities) in Adjumani/Yumbe and Arua Refugee settlements. NRC now seeks to fill Project Assistant Positions for its Food Security project in Yumbe and Rhino Camp – Arua:

Job descriptionThe Project Assistant will work closely with the Food Security Project Officer to ensure project compliance to NRC SOPs and M & E frame work and the entire NRC strategies. The successful candidate will:

Ensure community mobilization and sensitization of beneficiaries is conducted in an organized manner.
Ensure he/she does not work in isolation from the community leaders, government structures and NRC set standards during registration and verification of beneficiaries
Monitor cash transfers and agricultural food production activities.
Participate in distribution of project inputs in accordance with set NRC guidelines and standards.
Gather impact stories for program documentation and M & E reporting.
Participation in the compilation of M&E Data for the project.

QualificationsDiploma in Agriculture; Social sciences, developments studies and other related fields from a recognized university. Bachelor degree in Agriculture will be an added advantage.

Experience with INGO in a refugee operation in Livelihoods is an added advantage.
At least 2 years of experience in implementing or supervising livelihoods related projects.
Experience in monitoring IGA activities like small scale businesses, VSLA, FFS and other related agricultural activities.
Knowledge of local culture and language (Aringa/Lugbara. Swahili/Arabic and/or Kakwa).

Education field

  • Agricultural / Forestry / Aquaculture

Education level

  • Vocational upper secondary school
  • College / University, Bachelor’s degree

Personal qualitiesConversant with training and facilitation skills.

Computer knowledge in; MS word, Excel, Power point and Internet a Must

We offerDuty Station: Yumbe and Rhino Camp Arua

Salary: As provided by NRC Regulations

Miscellaneous info

  • Travel: Some travelling must be expected

How to apply:

Please, apply through www.nrc.no, then vacancies

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