Job Title: Program Ofﬁcer
Organisation: National Union of Women with
Disabilities of Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
National Union of
Women with Disabilities of Uganda (NUWODU) is an indigenous women led Disabled
Peoples Organization. It is an umbrella Organization that was formed in 1999
with the overall purpose of bringing together all categories of girls and women
with disabilities including the physically, sensory and mentally impaired
women. NUWODU provides a strong voice for a common cause, particularly to
defend, protect and promote the rights and advocate for equal opportunities for
Women and Girls with Disabilities. NUWODU works to advance the Equality,
Empowerment and the Rights of Women and Girls with Disabilities in development
Key Duties and Responsibilities: The Program Officer will be responsible for
overall coordination and implementation of the project activities including
planning, budgets, implementation processes, partnership management and results
strengthen and manage collaborations with governments, key partners,
institutions and stakeholders;
the initiation and completion of work plans and Budget
Capacity Building and training on Gender, Human Rights and Disability.
Holder will have to adhere to NUWODU’s policies and donor guidelines
effectively and efﬁciently.
closely and strengthen the relationship of NUWODU with District Leadership and
other stakeholders in the region to deliver broader goal of the project.
for the inclusion of women and girls with disabilities in development programs
including linking them to actively beneﬁt from Government programs such as
Operation Wealth Creation, Women entrepreneurship grant and others.
in district activities to represent the organization
and submit quality activity reports, progress reports and all necessary reports
in a timely and effective manner.
and evaluate the progress of the project, document results, best practices and
lessons learnt from the project to inform further intervention.
in Mobilization of Resources for the Organization
training manuals and communications materials
and support the Program Assistants to deliver quality intervention.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
Program Ofﬁcer must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in the following ﬁelds;
Development Studies, Social Work and Administration, Social Science, Adult and
Community Psychology, Gender and Community Development, Disability studies and
other related Humanities from reputable institutions.
of a Post Graduate Diploma in Project Planning and management, monitoring and
Evaluation, Development studies and Gender and Disability Studies is an added
Holder must have at least four years of working experience in project
management and Implementation, Report Writing, monitoring and evaluation and
supervisory position of staff under his/her department
in Gender and Disability issues
in working with women and persons with disabilities.
deliver results effectively with minimum supervision, ability and willing to
skills in Monitoring and Evaluation and is able to document results, lessons
and best practices out of interventions.
have good communication skills
have good track records in ﬁnancial management, accountability and reporting.
of the local language is an added advantage.
How to Apply:
should send their applications with a motivation letter and detailed 2-3-page
Curriculum Vitae, should have at least 3 referees with 1 professional (work
related) for follow up purposes addressed and submitted by hand or via email to
the addresses below:
National Union of
Women with Disabilities of Uganda,
Plot 2015 Kisaasi-
P.0 Box 24891
Deadline: 12th March 2021