Embassy of Sweden Careers – Programme Officer for Inclusive Growth and Employment (Renewable Energy & ICT)

Organization: Embassy of
Duty Station: Kampala,
About Embassy:
The Embassy of Sweden in
Kampala has a broad mandate to promote Swedish-Ugandan relations through
political dialogue, development cooperation, trade and investment, cultural
exchange and through service to Swedish and foreign citizens with issues
related to Swedish authorities. Sweden is strengthening its engagement with
Uganda in the area of trade and investment, and has embarked on a new
programming period of its bilateral development cooperation.
Job Summary: The Programme
Officer for Inclusive Growth and Employment (Renewable Energy & ICT) will manage
the Embassy’s contributions related to renewable energy and ICT for
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Actively
    contribute to portfolio development of the country programme;
  • Oversight
    of contributions, including preparations, risk analysis, performance
    review, financial monitoring and auditing;
  • Actively
    participate in trade promotion activities and contribute to reporting in
    the field of responsibility;
  • Be
    the focal point for innovation.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    candidate for the Swedish Embassy PO Job should hold an advanced academic
    degree in a relevant field;
  • A
    minimum of seven or more years of relevant professional experience in
  • Working
    knowledge of ICT for development.
  • Excellent
    analytical capacity;
  • Excellent
    written and oral communication skills;
  • Excellent
    command of English;
  • Excellent
    interpersonal skills and experience of working in a multicultural
  • Possess
    the ability to adhere to rules and regulations of the Embassy of Sweden;
  • High
    degree of motivation to promote Swedish policies and values.
  • Past
    experience from the private sector in Africa is an advantage
  • Prior
    experience of working with ICT for Development is also advantageous
  • Prior
    experience of working with innovation is desired
  • Past
    experience of working with inclusive business and corporate social
How to Apply: 
All interested candidates are
encouraged to e-mail their updated CVs and cover letter explaining suitability
for the post and how they meet the requirements, including three professional referees
and copies of certificates to the address below.
Please clearly mark in subject
field or on envelope: “Embassy of Sweden – PO inclusive growth and employment
(renewable energy & ICT).”
E-mail to: application@ppg.co.ug
People Performance Group
Plot 8 Kitante Close, Kitante
P.O. Box 12405, Kampala, Uganda
Attachments may not fill more than 2 MB. While we thank all applicants for your
interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any form of
lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.
Deadline: 14th December, 2014 by 2PM
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