Project Officer

Job Description

The Project Officer will collaborate closely with the Women’s Rights Economic Justice (WREJ) Manager to
ensure adherence to project implementation standards and guidelines.

Duties and Responsibilities

The primary responsibilities include
overseeing the performance of assigned project work plans, participating in project planning, budgeting,
implementation, monitoring, and reporting. Moreover, the position holder will manage the day-to-day
operations of the Youth Hub in Waterfalls, ensuring its full functionality and responsiveness to the needs of
the youth demographic. Additionally, she/he will cultivate and maintain positive stakeholder relations within
the geographic area. The Project Officer will also collaborate with the Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning
(ME&L) Officer to conduct ongoing project monitoring and evaluation, utilizing findings for informed decision-
making during implementation.

Qualifications and Experience

• A degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies, Project Management or equivalent.
• Post graduate qualification in a related field will be an added advantage.
• Solid knowledge of gender and Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) sector as evidenced by
minimum 3 years, officer level work experience within communities, particularly in promoting and
advocating for adolescent sexual reproductive health and rights, gender mainstreaming, protection and
capacity development of rights holders.
• Knowledge of sexual reproductive health rights and life skills development in youth programming.
• Experience in NGO sector or working with other agencies in gender and women’s protection, market
systems facilitation, agribusiness or financial services is desirable.
• Good organizational and planning skills, ability to write concise, analytical, accurate and timely reports.
• Exceptional interpersonal and networking skills to develop effective working relationship quickly with
people from many different cultural backgrounds.
• Negotiation and influencing skills with ability to work independently and under pressure.
• Strong Interpersonal and Communication Skills.
• Excellent facilitation skills.

How to Apply

Please submit Curriculum Vitae and motivational letter to the attention of Human Resources by 7th of June
2024 at 1700hours. Use the button below to view the Job Description and to submit your application and resume:

ActionAid is committed to recruiting candidates who are committed to ActionAid’s SHEA and Safeguarding
policies and values, thereby helping to create safer working cultures.
NB: Please note that whilst all applicants will be assessed strictly on their individual merits,
qualified women are especially encouraged to apply. Please further note that although we value all
applications, we unfortunately can only respond to short-listed candidates.

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