Embassy of Sweden Jobs – Programme Officer for Inclusive Growth and Climate Change

Organization: Embassy of Sweden
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
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 Swedish Embassy Programme Officer will
manage their work on environment and climate change and oversee the contributions
related to, market development, agribusiness and resilience.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • Significantly
    contribute to portfolio development of the country programme;
  • The
    Program Officer will be in charge of the management of contributions,
    including preparations, risk analysis, performance review, financial
    monitoring and auditing;
  • Actively
    participate in trade promotion activities;
  • Significantly
    contribute to reporting in the area of environment/ climate change,
    inclusive growth and economic development;
  • Serve
    as the primary focal point for the Embassy on environment and climate
    change;
  • Perform
    any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate for the Programme Officer for Inclusive Growth and Climate
    Change should hold an advanced academic degree in relevant field;
  • A
    minimum of seven years of professional experience in the field.
  • Detailed
    working and understanding of environment and climate change;
  • Documented
    knowledge in economics;
  • Excellent
    analytical capacity;
  • Possess
    excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Excellent
    command of both written and spoken English;
  • Excellent
    interpersonal skills and experience of working in a multicultural
    environment;
  • Ability
    to adhere to rules and regulations of the Embassy of Sweden;
  • Motivation
    to promote Swedish policies and values.
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 Climate Change”
E-mail to: application@ppg.co.ug
People Performance Group
Plot 8 Kitante Close, Kitante
P.O. Box 12405, Kampala,
Uganda
NB: 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: 13th July,
2015 by 2PM
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