Project Assistant – Renewable Energy Job – Alliance Forum for Development (AFOD)

Job Title:    Project Assistant – Renewable Energy (4 Fresher NGO Jobs)

Organisation: Alliance Forum for Development (AFOD)

Duty Station: Moyo, Obongi, Adjumani, Koboko and Yumbe, Uganda

Reports to: Project Officer

About US:

Alliance Forum for Development (AFOD)-Uganda is a national NGO, registered with Uganda national NGO board and is mandated to support the government of Uganda in
delivery of adolescent sexual reproductive health (ASRH), maternal and child nutrition (MCN), child protection, creating community resilience in food security, and research both in humanitarian and development programmes.

Job Summary:  Under the supervision of Project Officer, provide direct oversight to the implementation AFOD Uganda OffGrid project in the respective districts.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Providing full-time supervision at the health facility and local community to ensure smooth project implementation and integration of renewable energy with WASH, health, nutrition, food security and livelihood for socioeconomic empowerment and resilience.
  • Support in capacity development and supervision of Off Grid Box Keepers and other project related staff for quality improvement of the project interventions.
  • Ensure good relationship and participation in health facility management and relevant district cluster coordination meetings especially WASH, Nutrition, Health etc
  • Produce technical reports (weekly and monthly) and disseminate to the line supervisor.
  • Participate in the development and delivery of annual/quarterly/monthly work/activity plans, follow up the implementation of plans and ensure timely review/adjust them to achieve committed target.
  • Support in proper record keeping and management of spare part movements • Support in the development of renewable energy project proposals and budgets.
  • Support in routine corrective, preventive inspections, and emergency maintenance and troubleshooting of the OffGrid system and reporting is conducted professionally and reported in time.
  • Support in investigating technical failures in time, prepare and disseminate formal technical reports for action.
  • Ensure that the renewable energy program is integrated and implemented in line with the AFOD 2-P and ICLEM model.
  • Provide technical support in all aspects of the project management cycle in ensuring the integration of Renewable energy with other programs using community led model.
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a diploma in any relevant public health, Nutrition, FSL and WASH is required and any complementary certified training in integrated renewable energy is an added advantage.
  • Two years of experience in implementation of projects in above related sectors. Further experience in leading field teams especially in humanitarian contexts will be an added advantage
  • Experience in integrated programming is an advantage
  • Ability to supervise, collect and generate quality and timely reports
  • Ability to work independently, as a team and in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Willingness to learn and ability to solve uncommon issues of electrical systems.
  • Willingness and ability to lift heavy materials, climbing ladders and moving about on roofs
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines, juggling multiple competing tasks and prioritizing demands
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills including report writing, English fluency (spoken and written).
  • Basic skills in MS Office packages

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications addressed to the Human Resource Officer, AFOD Uganda. Include a cover letter, vacancy reference, CV (with 3 referees and their functional email & contacts) and copies of academic qualifications/certificates. Clearly state only the Position as the email subject line. Send your application by email to or by hand delivery to AFOD offices listed below:

Adjumani field office located on Kelvin Road Karoko Village Biyaya Parish Adjumani Town council.

Moyo Town Field Office. For Obongi drop at the Palorinya base camp, Obongi


Koboko field office located at Lipa Village – Near Koboko Parents Senior Secondary School.

Kiryandongo District Headquarters, Office of the DHO-District Health office.

Kampala Country Office located on Block 216 Plot 3973 Kanfirst Drive-Canon Road, Off Kyambogo Road Buye -Kigowa Ntinda.

Deadline: 24th July 2023

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