Project Officer

Buyende District, Uganda Contract Negotiable

Job Purpose:

To ensure effective and efficient coordination and implementation of Organization programmes/projects to realize goals and objectives.

Key Outputs:

  • Timely project/program reports documented and disseminated to the Executive Director.
  • Project/programme work plans are developed and shared with the team.
  • Ensure project /program results are realized in a specified timeframe.
  • Timely feed back to the relevant stakeholders providing feedback to project teams conducted.
  • Close monitoring of the progress of project against agreed and documented time, budgets and targets, while ensuring appropriate quality standards are maintained.
  • Project reviews routinely organized and implemented to enable realization of project/programme results.

Key Functions

  • Conduct regular visits to project sites to monitor the implementation of activities, gather feedback from beneficiaries and submit detailed report about the activities and findings.
  • Assist to develop and strengthen local projects networks.
  • Assist to identify needs and opportunities by conducting training needs assessments.
  • Collect data on project indicators and maintain an updated database on project progress.
  • Assist in tracking project performance at community level and report, monitor and follow up on project activities.
  • Support the program team to record and analyze monitoring data for reporting and timely communicate the results of analysis to inform programme decision making.
  • Conduct surveys and analyze data on a quarterly basis and make recommendations to improve the project based on the findings.
  • Support the Project Manager to prepare periodic project reports based on accurate and evidence-based data/information.
  • Support the Monitoring and Evaluation team in the tracking of outcome of activities evidenced by accurate data to enhance quality of reporting.
  • Identify and document human interest stories and case studies based on the successes of implemented projects.
  • Assist program team in reviewing log frames, M&E work plans and targets at proposal development stage through to project implementation.

Person Specifications:


An honors degree in the Development Studies, Arts, Social Sciences, Social work and Social Organization and Management Science from a recognized University or Institution. Master’s degree will be of added advantage

Experience and Competences:

A minimum of two years’ experience working with an NGO as at project officer or in an equivalent position. Experience in managing USaid funded project is of an added advantage

Apply For The Job

Interested applicants can submit their applications, Curriculum Vitae, Academic Papers and Other supporting documents to the Executive Director Kagumu Development Organization, P.O Box 260 Pallisa on: recruitment@kado.or.ug and copy to kadopallisa@yahoo.com not later than Tuesday 19th April 2022.

Job Summery

Reprots To: Executive Director

Responsibility: Field Office

Published On: 10 Apri, 2022

Vacancy: 1 Position

Job Nature: Contract

Salary: Negotiable

Location: Buyende District, Uganda

Dead Line: 19 April, 2022

Company Detail

Kagumu Development Organization (KADO) is a National Membership Organization initiated in 1998 to respond to limited health services and extensive poverty of the people of Kagumu Sub-county in Kibuku district Uganda, registered in 1999 as a Community Based Organization (CBO) and as an NGO in 2004 and incorporated by liability in 2006.

KADO operates in Eastern, Northern, Central and west Nile regions of Uganda. Its head office is in Kibuku District in Eastern Uganda.