As Psycho-Social Officer, you will:
Ensure planning and field coordination of project activities with internal and external stakeholders

  • Participate in the monthly activity planning meetings
  • Develop monthly and weekly field activity plans
  • Participate in the development of project activity tools
  • Coordinate field activities with technical teams, implementing partners and community stakeholders (including faith-based structures)
  • Ensure regular coordination meeting with implementing partners field staff and community stakeholders

Implement, facilitate and follow-up, daily, the project activities in accordance with the project implementation plans

  • Facilitate the implementation of inclusive action plans
  • Provide technical support for the development and implementation of each action plan
  • Facilitate capacity strengthening activities through the provision of training for education staff and mentoring
  • Facilitate inclusive education awareness-raising sessions for Parent Teacher Associations, school communities, cultural structures, and Inter-Religious Council at the districts
  • Participate in facilitating psycho-social support activities at the community level

Participate in the data collection and MEAL activities of the project

  • Produce weekly activity reports and contribute to the development of project reports using ADRA Uganda MEAL templates
  • Maintain complete documentation for each activity following the recommendations and template of the project manager
  • Contribute to the development of the Program Managers activity reports
  • Participate in project review workshops
  • Participate in assessments and facilitate project evaluations at field level
  • Facilitate participation of stakeholders and beneficiaries in monitoring and evaluation of activities
  • Ensure that field data collection is shared with the MEAL team

Qualifications, Skills, Competencies and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the Psycho-Social Officer job placement should have completed studies in psychology, psycho-social work, education, child development, community development or a similar field.
  • Theoretical and practical knowledge and skills in mental health, psycho-social support, and disability inclusion
  • At least 1 year of professional experience with an NGO at the officer level
  • Experience in the training of adults
  • Strong comprehension of the psycho-social issues
  • Proven project activity implementation skills in collaboration with stakeholders
  • Capacity building, training, and coaching skills
  • Must be fluent in written and oral English
  • Basic familiarity with the Luo language will be an added advantage
  • Basic cultural knowledge of Acholiland, including the Districts of Agago, Pader, Kitgum, and Lamwo. Working experience with the Luo people will be an added advantage


  • ADRA Uganda is an Equal Opportunity Employer: we encourage females and persons with disabilities to apply to become a part of our organization
  • ADRA Uganda staff must adhere to the values and principles outlined in the Code of Conduct
  • ADRA Uganda operates and enforces policies on protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti-fraud,  Anti-bribery, and Anti-corruption
  • ADRA Uganda does not solicit funds in exchange for employment opportunities