Community Development Officer Job Vacancy at District Local Government in Uganda

Job Title: Community Development Officer

(3 posts)

Reference No.: MNF DSC 005/2012

Salary Scale: U4

Reports to: Sub-county Chief

Job Purpose:

To facilitate and empower communities for community development.

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 creation and growth of functional groups for the improved welfare of the population;

vii. Sensitizing communities to adhere to existing legislation on gender and child rights.

viii. Any other duties as maybe assigned by the supervisor

Person Specifications:

(i) Qualifications:

    • An honors degree in the Development Studies, Arts, Social Sciences, Social Work and Social

Administration and Management Science from a recognized University or Institution.

How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following Vacant Posts in Manafwa District Local Government, Manafwa and Lwakhakha Town Councils. Interested persons should obtain application forms (PSC Form 3) in triplicate from the Secretaries,

District Service Commissions or Public Service Commission. Serving Officers should route their applications through their respective Heads of Departments who should be reminded of the closing date. Only certified copies of the academic and professional qualifications, CV, daytime telephone contacts, 3 passport size photographs and any other relevant documents should be attached to the application. Closing date is four weeks from the date of the advert.

Applications should be addressed to the Secretary, Manafwa District Service Commission

P.O. Box 916 Mbale.

Deadline: 14th Nov 2012


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