Apply for the Job of Project Officer at African Centre for Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture Victims (AC TV)

A tripartite partnership comprising ACTV, IMLU and CVT is implementing a Human Rights Project that aims to Strengthen and Enhance Torture Prevention, Rehabilitation and Accountability in the East African Region with support of the European Union represented by the European Commission. The partnership is seeking to recruit a dynamic, energetic and result oriented individual to oversee the implementation of the Project.

Job Summary:  The Project Officer will be responsible for project implementation, information management and support the Monitoring and Financial Management in accordance with the stipulated guidelines.

Deadline:  13th December, 2013

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Be responsible for the overall project coordination and implementation of the project in compliance with EU project implementation guidelines
  • Review and advice on effectiveness of MOUs with other partners on the EU project.
  • Offer support in the audit of EU project activities
  • Support Monitoring and Evaluation of EU Project activities
  • Co-ordinate and Prepare timely and cost effective operational plans and budgets.
  • Offer support the budget planning processes to ensure that project funds are expended according to laid down procedures
  • Ensure timely submission of quality narrative Project reports.
  • Submit quarterly updates of lessons learned and best practices to Partners and Stakeholders.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must possess Post Graduate Qualifications in Project Planning and Management or Monitoring and Evaluation.
  • S/he should also possess a University Degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies or field related to Human Rights
  • A minimum of five years of progressively responsible professional work experience in Programme management, Monitoring and Evaluation in Development Programs preferably with local and/or international NGOs and/or non-profit organizations
  • Good understanding of development and humanitarian needs and issues in areas of human rights and torture.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills to build rapport with staff, partners, government officials and development partners.

Core Values (Required): Team Work, Integrity, Professionalism and Compassion.
Functional Competencies (Required): Superior organizational skills and ability to multi-task on a constant basis, Ability to work under pressure, meeting deadlines in a fast paced fluid environment, Creative and flexible with good problem solving skills, Dynamic, proactive self-starter able to work independently and Effective cross-cultural communication skills

How to Apply:
All candidates interested in the above vacancy should send their Cover letter or Application and Resume / CV to:
The Chief Executive Officer,
African Centre for Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture Victims (AC TV)
Plot No.113, Owen Road,
Off Tufnell Drive-Kamwokya
P. O. Box 6108, Kampala-Uganda
Telephone: +256 312 263918/+256 312 263620
E and
Cellphone: +256-712-200641
NB: Females are encouraged to apply

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