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Community Development Officer at Jinja District Local Government

Jinja District Administrative Area, Jinja, Uganda
negotiable Expired 3 years ago
This job has expired.

JOB DETAIL

Job Title : Community Development Officer
Salary Scale : U4
Reports to : Sub-county chief
Responsible for : Assistant Community Development Officer
Job Purpose
To facilitate and empower communities for community development.

Key Outputs
i. Development programmes at the community level planned and budgeted for;
ii. Supervising staff that is involved in uplifting the social and economic welfare of local communities;
iii. Organized local communities to effectively participate in development initiatives;
iv. Communities sensitized on gender issues, social rights, roles and obligations;
v. Community development programmes and projects Monitored, evaluated and reported on;
vi. Equal participation of all communities in development programmes promoted;
vii. Creation and growth of functional groups for the improved welfare of the population promoted;
viii. Communities trained in literacy programmes and income generating activities;
ix. Advice provided on effective mobilization of the community for development; and
x. Communities sensitized on adhering to existing legislation on gender and child rights.

Key Functions
i. Planning and budgeting for development programmes at the community level;
ii. Supervising staff that is involved in uplifting the social and economic welfare of local communities;
iii. Organizing local communities to effectively participate in development initiatives;
iv. Sensitizing communities on gender issues, social rights, roles and obligations;
v. Monitoring, evaluating and reporting on community development programmes and projects;
vi. Promoting the equal participation of all communities in development programmes;

Skills

Coaching and mentoring;
Mobilization skills;
Accountability;
Concern for quality and standard;
Communicating effectively; and
Time management.

Education Requirements

An honors degree in the Development Studies, Arts, Social Sciences, Social work and Social Administration and Management Science from a recognized University or Institution.

Applying Instructions

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the under mentioned vacant posts. Applications should be submitted in triplicate on Public Service Commission Form 3 (2008) to the

Secretary District Service Commission,

P. O. Box 1551,

jinja, 

Application forms are obtainable from the District Service Commission Offices. Hand written applications with detailed CVs are also acceptable.Applications should bear the title of the post. Applicants should attach three sets of certified academic certificates and transcripts! testimonials plus three recent passport size photographs. Serving Officers should route their applications through their Heads of Departments who should be informed of the closing date to avoid late submissions.
Applicants who shall not hear from the District Service Commission on completion of the selection exercise should consider themselves unsuccessful.

Details of the Advertised jobs can be accessed from any of the following points:
Ministry of Public Service Website: www.publicservice.go.ug
jinja District Local Government website: www.jinja.org.ug
The District Health Services Website: www.jinjahealthoffice.go.ug

Jinja District Local Government Headquarters’ Notice Boards, jinja Municipal Council Headquarters and Division Notice Boards
Sub-County Headquarters Notice Boards;
Town Council Headquarters Notice Boards; and Office of the Secretary-jinja District Service Commission

Eastern Region, Uganda, Jinja

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This job has expired.