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Multi Community Based Development Initiative (MUCOBADI) is a local NGO founded in 2000 by Community Development Volunteers and currently working in 13 Districts of Bugiri, Tororo, Mayuge, Buikwe, Butaleja, Budaka, Bududa, Busia, Namayingo, Kitgum, Pader, Lamwo and Agago. MUCOBADI’s current programming focuses on Health, Livelihoods, WASH and Rights and Social Accountability. In partnership with World Education/BANTWANA, MUCOBADI is implementing a USAID – funded programmes (Better Outcomes for Children and Youth in Tororo, Bugiri, Busia and Namayingo and seeks to fill the following positions;


Position: District Technical Officer – Economic Strengthening (01 position)

Reports to: Project Manager

Duty stations: (Busia/Namayingo)

Contract period: One year renewable


Overall purpose: Reporting to the Project Manager he/she will be responsible for coordinating all project activities empowering orphans and other vulnerable children, youth and their caregivers to better economically access core services)

Key Responsibilities

·         Support Household Assessment (HAT) in the areas of livelihoods and support the development of specific households development plans

·         Coordinate CBTs and Program Officers to identify households which need Temporary Consumption Support (TCS) and develop plan of action for support

·         Participate in the preparation of quarterly and annual implementation plans to ensure inclusion of socio-economic and livelihoods activities

·         Coordinate all project staff to ensure interventions integrate household’s economic strengthening pathways and good practices.

·         Lead the process of second level capacity building/trainings for all staff on VSLA+ and other economic strengthening initiatives.

·         Identify, select and establish socio-economic strengthening support networks/linkages among Better outcomes targeted beneficiaries

·         Guide the identification and mapping of economic strengthening actors for linkages.

·         Support the development of monitoring systems, collect and analyze data on agreed indicators

·         Prepare precise, analytical monitoring, monthly and quarterly reports


Job requirement:

·         Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Micro-Finance, Social Sciences, Social Works and Social Administration, Public Administration and Development Studies from a recognized University.

·         Minimum of 3 years’ experience in managing/implementing OVC projects

·         Good knowledge and understanding of VSLA methodology and livelihoods empowerment approach

·         Should be able to ride a motorcycle with a valid Class A permit

·         Knowledge of the local language is an added advantage.

Position: District Youth Technical Officer (01 position)

Reports to: Project Manager

Duty stations: (Busia/Namayingo)

Contract period: One year renewable


Overall Purpose: Reporting to the Project Manager, he/she will be responsible for coordinating youth field activities under Better Outcomes Project to improve the capacity of youth structures in communities and provide continuous supervision, coaching and mentorship to District Based Trainers to roll out Youth program.

Key Responsibilities

·         Developing and implementing quarterly, monthly and activity schedules in coordination with the Project Manager, Case Management and Economic Strengthening officers.

·         Coaching, Mentoring and monitoring District Based Trainers to reach PEECs, PECs, and Girls First Clubs with standard deliverables.

·         Work with the Economic Strengthening Officer on rolling out economic strengthening interventions for youth among PEECs, PECs and Girls First Clubs.

·         Work with the Case Management Officer for comprehensive Case management in Youth Clubs and ensure referrals to respective service points for integrated services

·         Carry out TNA among DBTs and recommend competence based trainings

·         Compiling monthly and quarterly technical reports about key implemented activities under Better Outcomes Youth Project.

·         Work with District Based Trainers to map safe spaces for Youth Clubs.

·         Build synergies with key stakeholders including Schools, local communities to roll out Youth Program

·         Conduct evidence based mapping of youths who will be part of the program through PEECs, PECs and GICs in collaboration with M&E Officer.


Job Requirements

·         A degree in social work, social sciences, development studies and any other relevant humanities

·         Min 3 years’ relevant experience in designing and implementing health/youth programs

·         Excellent verbal, facilitation and mobilization skills in English and local languages

·         Strong computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

·         Good communication skills and ability to communicate in the local languages.

·         Displays initiative, creativity and strategic thinking in all aspects of Youth Program development

·         Motor cycle riding license (Class A)


Position: District Parenting/Early Childhood Development Technical Officer (02 positions)

Reports to: Project Manager

Duty stations: (Tororo, Busia/Namayingo)

Contract period: One year renewable


Job Summary

The Parenting Project Officer (PPO) will work closely with other technical Officers -Case Management, Youth Offiicerand Economic strengtheningand enrolled households to support the development, implementation, and evaluation of parenting interventions in the District. S/he will oversee the planning and actual delivery of trainings on effective parenting and will ensure effective documentation and monitoring the delivery of training models.

Specific Responsibilities and Duties

·         Provide oversight and coordination support for the ECD activities in the District

·         Participate in the development of project annual, quarterly, monthly and weekly work plans and scheduling of ECD capacity building activities at community level

·         Mentor, supervise and provide coaching of Project staff and Facilitators to enable them deliver services to beneficiary households with children 0-5 years

·         Facilitate and strengthen linkages and coordination between the ECD sector with the other components of the project (Economic strengthening, systems strengthening, case management).

·         Support the development of resources for innovations in Parenting and ECD programming.

·         Support identification of training needs of community structures in ECD service delivery mechanisms.

·         Periodically develop costed training plans and coordinate the training of Project staff and Field structures in ECD.

·         Represent MUCOBADI in technical meetings, events and other collaborative activities relevant to parenting and ECD.

·         Strengthen collaboration with various child protection service providers to ensure comprehensive service delivery to beneficiary vulnerable households.

·         Take lead in technical development and compilation of district specific project reports for submission to the Project Manager and donors

·         Document parenting and ECD best practices, interest stories and case studies for sharing across program teams and partners

·         Develop activity, monthly, quarterly and annual progress reports detailing trend in parenting activities and reported outcomes



·         Degree in Social work, Development Studies, Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD), Education or Community Psychology

·         At least 3 years’ experience working with Child protection focused projects, OVC programming, case management and knowledge of HIV/AIDS service delivery

·         Ability to work autonomously with demonstrated creativity, initiative, team work and commitment.

·         Strong computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

·         Mobilization skills in English and local languages

·         Motor cycle riding license (Class A)



Position:          Monitoring and Evaluation Assistants (5)

Reports to:      Monitoring, Evaluation &Officer

Location:         Tororo, Bugiri, Busia/Namayingo

Contract period: One year renewable


Job Purpose: Reporting to the M&E Officer, the M&E Assistants will be responsible for the maintenance of project data, data tools, filing system, ensure accurate and timely entry of project data and fulfill general M&E function with support from M&E Officer

Key Responsibilities

·         Manage OVCMIS, VSLA+ MIS  and maintain up-to-date data base

·         Prepare, compile and sort filled forms for data entry.

·         Check source documents/filled forms for accuracy and completeness

·         Perform data entry, processing and both quantitative and qualitative analysis

·         Provide assistance to the M&E Office in maintaining M&E records and project reports

·         Accurately enter data from source documents/forms into online Database.

·         Develop user-appropriate tools for proper information and data management

·         File/store entered forms in designated locations/files.

·         Perform additional assignments and responsibilities as assigned or requested by your supervisors


Job Requirements

·         A degree in social work, social sciences, statistics, Population studies, IT, development studies and any other relevant humanities

·         Min 2 years’ experience in M&E in an NGO setting

·         Excellent verbal, written communication and facilitation and analytical skills

·         Strong computer skills (Access, Excel, SPSS, Epidata, Epinfo, PowerPoint)


Position: Program Officers (09 positions)

Reports to: Project Manager

Duty stations: (Bugiri, Tororo, Busia and Namayingo)

Contract period: One year renewable


Overall purpose:Reporting to the Project Manager, you will be responsible for implementation of activities at Household, Community and District level as per the project guidelines and strategy


Key Responsibilities

·         Documentation of work/activities in communities using the appropriate report templates

·         Prepare and submit monthly and quarterly activity plans to Project Manager

·         Participate in the development of annual plans and budgets

·         Write monthly, quarterly & annual program reports & consolidated program reports

·         Participate in beneficiary household identification, assessment, enrollment and retention.

·         Support the identification, training and supervise DBTs, CBTs and Para-social worker

·         Formation, identification, training and enrolment of households to VSLA

·         Hold review meetings with VSLAs and monitor their performance

·         Participate in the SOVCC meetings and follow up on resolutions

·         Carry out mapping of service providers and referral points in the targeted project sites

·         Work with Sub County CDOs and other community resources persons to improve case identification, detection, follow up and monitoring to ensure effective case management.

·         Organise monthly case management meetings (case conferences) with para social workers and other OVC service providers

·         Work with CBTs to identify households in need for Temporary Consumption Support (TCS) and develop plans of action for support


Job Requirements

·         A degree in social work, social sciences, development studies and any other relevant humanities

·         Min 2 years’ relevant experience in a position of interest in an NGO setting

·         Excellent verbal, facilitation and mobilization skills in English and local languages

·         Strong computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

·         Motor cycle riding license (Class A)




Position: Human Resource Officer (01 position)

Reports to: Executive Director

Duty stations: (Bugiri)

Contract period: One year renewable

Reporting to the Executive Director with a dotted line to the Finance and Administration Manager, you will be responsible for delivering staff-focused, high quality, HR service with specialization in employee relationscareers coaching and performance management.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide first line support in resolving queries related to employment including staff benefits administration
  • Support with inductions for all new staff and HR administration
  • Deliver performance management programs that drive a high performance culture.
  • Direct and manage the recruitment and selection process and establish and train line Managers in interviewing and assessment procedures.
  • Implement and monitor the effectiveness of staff training, learning and development programs.
  • Lead in the development, implementation and maintenance of human resources policies.
  • Produce monthly reports on key HR indicators, including remuneration and benefits, leaves, absenteeism and turnover.
  • Support in designing and approval for job descriptions and advertisements
  • Advising line Managers and other employees on employment laws and MUCOBADI’s own employment policies and procedures
  • Negotiating salaries, contracts, working conditions or redundancy packages with staff and representatives.
  • To undertake general HR administration such as maintenance of personnel files, appraisals, performance measures and standard HR letters and correspondence.

Key skills and experience:

·         A bachelors qualification in human resources management, business management or psychology

·         Good knowledge of and experience within an HR environment.

·         A demonstrated track record in developing and implementing HR objectives in organisations, preferably NGOs

·         Superior interpersonal, coaching, communication, negotiation and consultative skills.

·         3 years’ experience of dealing with HR issues (disciplines, grievances, performance management)


Position: Internal Auditor (01 position)

Reports to: Executive Director

Duty stations: (Bugiri)

Contract period: One year renewable


Job Summary


Reporting to the Executive Director with a dotted line to the Board, the Internal Auditor will provide advisory opinion on how the organisation can effectively reduce risks, improve internal controls and operate effective systems.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate internal control systems at the Head office and branch offices and recommend improvements and enhancements to ensure that assets are adequately safeguarded against loss and misappropriation and that administrative and financial records are accurate and reliable;
  • Conduct financial, operational and compliance audits at the Head office and branch offices in accordance with prescribed audit standards and ensure that regulations, rules, policies and agreements are adhered to;
  • Periodically conduct detailed reviews of MUCOBADI’s financial statements and the supporting documents to ascertain the fairness of balances of accounts as presented and conformity with the generally accepted principles.
  • Perform efficiency, economy and value for money audits in Head office and branch offices to ensure that utilization of resources is in accordance with plans and budgets
  • Develop audit work plans for assigned audit engagements
  • Assess the reliability and propriety of accounting and financial information provided to Management on which decision and/or policy formulation are based
  • Follow up on the implementation of audit recommendations made by internal and external auditors and evaluate the responses and actions taken by management
  • Provide advice on policy documents prepared by management as required;
  • Provide training/technical guidance to staff as required;
  • Perform other related duties as required, including carrying out management audits, special studies, investigations and inspections.

Minimum Qualifications and Requirements

·         A graduate degree in Accounting, Finance, Auditing or related field; Full professional accounting qualifications such as Chartered Public Accounting (CPA), ACCA, CIMA or equivalent.

·         Proven minimum of two years internal audit experience in public entities/NGOs

·         Good knowledge of public fund accounting including reporting requirements of development partners.

·         Skills in preparing annual Internal Audit Plans indicating the scope and timeliness of each audit.


Application Process

Interested candidates can submit a 1 page cover letter and CV (Max 3 pages) to info@mucobadi.org or hand delivered/posted to:


Attn: Fin & Admin Manager

Multi Community Based Development Initiative (MUCOBADI)

P.O. Box 285, Bugiri, Uganda;

Plot 02, Ayazika Road, Ndebba Cell, Bugiri Town Council (50m Off Kampala-Tororo Highway)

Telephone: +256-434250913/+256-702723582


Deadline: 5 pm on 3rd /November /2017.


Please Note:MUCOBADI is an equal opportunity employer and is against any form of discrimination against PLHIVs, Women and PWDs and is committed to the safety and protection of children