ACORD Livelihood and Social Protection Officers Jobs 2023 – Uganda NGO Jobs

ACORD Livelihood and Social Protection Officers Jobs 2023 – Uganda NGO Jobs.

ACORD Uganda looking for “Livelihood and Social Protection Officers”.

Applicants with a Bachelor’s Degree may apply on or before September 15, 2023.

Agency for Cooperation in Research and Development Uganda (ACORD Uganda) is a National Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) that has worked in Uganda since 1979 initially as an implementing arm of ACORD International.

In 2019, ACORD Uganda was formally registered as an indigenous Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) with the National Bureau for NGOs in Uganda. ACORD Uganda aspires to contribute towards Uganda’s Development, Humanitarian response and to promote social justice for vulnerable communities and groups particularly the poor, children, youth and women.

ACORD Livelihood and Social Protection Officers Jobs 2023

The ACORD has published a job vacancy announcement on September 05, 2023 for qualified Uganda’s to fill in the vacant post of Livelihood and Social Protection Officers to be based in Mubende, Uganda.

Recruiter Agency for Cooperation in Research and Development (ACORD)
Position Livelihood and Social Protection Officers
Location Mubende, Uganda
Country Uganda
Total Vacant Post 05
Qualification Bachelor’s Degree
Experience Required Minimum Two years
Application Deadline September 15, 2023

ACORD Job Vacancy 2023

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Formulate and implement strategies and interventions to sustainably increase household income-generation and savings among vulnerable households targeted by the project.
  • Provide technical and management leadership including designing and implementing technical strategies, programs or tools in specific technical areas related to family-centered economic strengthening.
  • Facilitate the integration of Household Economic Strengthening and social protection with other result areas including but not limited to increased access to health and social services for OVC, and their families.
  • Identify innovations/strategies in the field of Household Economic Strengthening and social protection and integrate these into on-going project designs to increase efficiency and impact.
  • Ensure linkage of OVC households to existing social safety net programs, and supporting the beneficiaries to transition to government and non-government social protection initiatives
  • Significantly contribute to work plans, quarterly and annual reports summarizing project results and evidence.
  • Provide technical leadership to ensure economic strengthening activities are in line with globally-recognized best practices for addressing needs of OVC, youth and their caregivers.
  • Ensure all economic strengthening and social protection strategies are gender-sensitive and promote equitable programming.
  • Manage project activities and set high quality performance targets ensuring adherence to technical standards, best practices and donor guidelines.
  • Provide mentorship and coaching to Economic strengthening and social protection community structures, conduct trainings, and facilitate group interaction as part of project execution toward specific outputs and objectives.
  • Work in liason with the Cluster Coordinator to coordinate district-based teams to provide comprehensive OVC services
  • Equip community structures with skills and resources to empower households and also assess outcomes and impact of HES and SP activities.

Position in Organization:

  • Job Title: Livelihood and Social Protection Officers
  • Reports to: Cluster Coordinator
  • Responsible for Community Based Trainers, District Based Trainers, Sinovuyo facilitators and MOH Journeys Plus facilitators
  • Program/Project: USAID OVC West Central Activity
  • Location: Luwero, Gomba, Kakumiro, Kyenjonjo, Mityana, Fort portal, Kabarole, Bunyangabo, Mubende, Kassanda, Kiboga, Nakaseke and Kyegegwa.
  • Contract period: One (1) Calendar Year-renewable


  • The holder should possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Entrepreneurship, Development Economics, Community Development, Business Administration, Education or a related field.
  • Relevant work experience of managing NGOs community-based children and adolescent health projects specifically HIV/AIDS, livelihoods and child protection.
  • Experience in working with Local Governments systems is an added advantage.
  • A post graduate qualification in project management will be an added advantage.
  • At-least 2 years’ consistent experience in a technical advisory/support role with an NGO.
  • Additional Qualification in Child Protection is an added advantage
  • Experience in implementing OVC USAID funded projects.
  • Ability to ride a motorcycle with a valid riding permit is an added advantage.

How to Apply ACORD Livelihood and Social Protection Officers Jobs 2023

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to

The Closing Date: September 15, 2023.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Send CV and Application Letter to to apply.

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