Non-profit Jobs – Programme Officer at Real Medicine Foundation (RMF)

Job
Title:   Programme Officer
Organisation: Real
Medicine Foundation (RMF)
Duty
Station:
Uganda
Reports
to:
RMF Country Director and Programme Officer
About
US:
Real Medicine
Foundation provides humanitarian support to people living in disaster and
poverty stricken areas, focusing on the person as a whole by providing
medical/physical, emotional, economic, and social support.
Job
Summary:
The Programme Officer supports the planning, programming,
implementation and monitoring of assistance projects to persons of concern in
the Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement, Uganda. The job holder undertakes field
visits to evaluate and improve the assistance project. The Programme Officer
also provides input for the country operations plan (including budgets,
staffing levels and structures) as well as prepares inputs for funding
submissions, appeals and reports.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        
Assess and analyze the needs of persons of concern
in the Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement, Uganda in a participatory manner and
using an Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD) perspective to form a firm basis for
planning.
·        
Ensure that the Implementing Partner (IP)
agreements are established in a timely manner, regularly monitored and reported
on in compliance with established guidelines and procedures.
·        
Support RMF’s fundraising actions by maintaining
regular contact with donor representatives and by submitting project funding
submissions and appeals.
·        
Through a consultative process within the country
and field visits within Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement, assist in the
development of strategies, methodologies, contingency plans that respond to new
and emerging operational challenges for Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement.
·        
Render support in developing the Kiryandongo
Refugee Settlement operations plan in compliance with global strategic
priorities and regional priorities as well as with annual programming and
planning instructions.
·        
Guide and train RMF (IP) staff in UNHCR standard
procedures related to the Results Based Programme management.
·        
Undertake field visits to evaluate and improve the
planning, programming, implementation and monitoring of the Kiryandongo Refugee
Settlement projects.
·        
Apply UNHCR’s corporate tools (e.g. Global Focus,
Focus Client) to record data and assess the technical soundness of the
operation and generate data for evidence based decisions at regional and
country level.
·        
Assist in monitoring compliance to the
organization’s resource allocation framework, providing support and taking
corrective action where required.
·        
Provide inputs for the country operations plan
(including budgets, staffing levels and structures) as well as prepare funding
submissions, appeals and reports.
·        
Negotiate implementing partner agreements.
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience:  
·        
The Programme Officer should preferably hold a University
degree in Economics, Business Administration, Social Science or related field.
·        
At least three years of relevant experience with
Advanced University/Master’s degree (5 years with University/Bachelor’s
Degree).
·        
Languages: Excellent
knowledge of English and good working knowledge of at least one other Ugandan
language.
How
to Apply:
All suitably qualified
and interested candidates should E-mail their updated CVs and cover letters to
jobs@realmedicinefoundation.org or send hard copies to RMF Uganda, Kamalu
Makerere Kavule, Kampala Tel: 0712994110
Deadline:
13th January, 2016
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