Social Work NGO Jobs – Programme Officer at People Performance Group (PPG)

Job Title: Programme Officer
Organisation: People Performance Group (PPG)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
About Us:
The People Performance Group is an HR Consultancy firm which is recruiting on behalf of its client, a democracy assistance organization supporting political parties and building their capacities to engage in constructive dialogue on relevant political and policy issues. It provides education programmes for (potential) politicians focusing on democratic values, knowledge and skills.
Job Summary: The Programme Officer will be responsible for the effective management of our new project aimed at strengthening the capacity of political parties. You will support and assist the Programme Manager in the daily activities for the project.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·                     Offer logistical support in the implementation of the project and ensure the political parties submit all the required documentation regarding the implementation of project activities.
·                     Support the Programme Manager in ensuring that all activities are reported on using the agreed monitoring and evaluation tools and that all necessary documentation is received from the participating political parties.
·                     Support the Programme Manager to monitor and analyze political developments that may have implications for the project and keep track of the various party activities under the project.
·                     Assist the Programme Manager in the coordination of the cross –party activities that will be organized by the PMU during the course of the project.
·                     Perform any other tasks related to the project as delegated by the Programme Manager or the Country Coordinator
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·                     The Programme Officer should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, Development Studies or a relevant field.
·                     At least three (3) years minimum experience in a related field
·                     Working knowledge of project management cycle
·                     Good knowledge and understanding of the political system in Uganda
·                     Excellent interpersonal skills
How to Apply: 
All candidates who so desire the aforementioned job opportunity should send their applications to any of the addresses below. Mark your application: ‘PPG – Programme Officer. E-mails must not exceed 2MB.
People Performance Group
Plot 8 Kitante Close, Kitante,
Kampala, Uganda
E-mail to: application@ppg.co.ug
NB: While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those shortlisted for interviews will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.
Deadline: 19th September, 2014
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