Cycling out of Poverty Foundation (CooP-Uganda) supports students, health volunteers, farmers and small entrepreneurs with bicycles to improve access to basic needs and services such as education, health care, work and income. We believe that a bicycle makes a difference in this world and is a huge contributor to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. Our mission is to improve livelihood of Ugandan families by making bicycles and other mobility aids (such as wheelchairs, bicycle ambulances and cargo bikes) accessible and available for everyone in Uganda.

We are currently looking to recruit a highly motivated, organised, responsible, accurate and independent working Project Officer, who will be based in Jinja. The Project Officer is responsible for: – executing our social projects in the communities, – manage relationships with the community, authorities and donors, – periodic reporting in written and verbal reports, photos and videos. Also, our project officers double as bicycle tour guides from time to time.

The applicant must have:

  • A passion for cycling and conservation: must be able to easily ride 15 km by bicycle.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communications skills.
  • Diploma in community development, project management or other relevant social sciences.
  • A minimum of one year of professional experience is preferred.
  • Excellent eye for detail, perfect accuracy and perfect and consistent in spelling and layout.
  • Proficiency with office computer equipment and software.

Experience in fundraising and experience with agriculture will be an added advantage.

CooP-Uganda is looking to fill this position as soon as possible. Interviews will take place in Jinja, Uganda. Interested and qualified candidates should send their motivation letter (addressed to the General Manager) and curriculum vitae in format provided to info@coop-uganda.org.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: Friday 30th of September 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Travel costs to the interview venue for candidates will not be reimbursed.

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