International NGO Jobs – Programme Officer – Active Citizenship at DanChurchAid (DCA)

Organisation: DanChurchAid (DCA)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Reports to: Head of Programmes
About US:
DanChurchAid (DCA) is a faith-based Danish INGO working closely wiih
church-based as well as secular NGOs in Uganda. DanChurchAid has supported
emergency relief and development programmes in Uganda – including Karamoja,
since 1979. DanChurchAid works with partner organisations through a
gender-inclusive rights-based approach.
Job Summary: The Programme Officer – Active Citizenship will be
esponsible for the management, coordination and development of the Active
Citizenship Programme. This includes collaborating with all partner
organisations, quality assuring and monitoring partners’ projects within the
programme. The incumbent is also responsible for fostering and strengthening
partnerships and providing capacity building of partner organisations. The
Active Citizenship programme is currently consisting of eight projects and
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Responsible for programme management,
    including planning, approval, execution, monitoring and evaluation.
  • In charge of the collaboration, monitoring
    and capacity building of partner organisations.
  • Actively contribute to fundraising for the
  • Financial programme budget monitoring and
  • Ensure timely reporting.
  • Responsible for coordination and
 Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The incumbent should preferably hold a
    Master’s degree in a field relevant to the position
  • Five or more years’ experience working
    with active citizenship, good governance, advocacy, accountability,
    anti-corruption, electoral democracy and participation.
  • Past exposure and experience in working
    with and building organizational and technical capacity of partner
  • Demonstrated experience in project cycle management,
    mainstreaming gender equality, applying rights-based approach and
    promoting accountability mechanisms.
  • Excellent analytical skills and capacity
    for strategic planning.
  • Proven capacity to prioritize tasks, plan
    and organize own and partners’ efforts to meet objectives and deadlines.
  • Be patient, flexible, pro-active,
    self-motivated and able to work independently.
  • Working knowledge of Karamoja and Teso
    regions and languages an advantage.
How to Apply: 
All candidates should send their updated CVs and cover letters with
three work-related referees via e-mail to: The
subject line should be labeled: “Programme Officer.” E-mails
exceeding 2MB will not be considered.
Deadline: 1st May 2015.
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