Programme Officer Non-profit Jobs – African Initiatives for Relief and Development (AIRD)

Job Title:  Programme Officer  
Organisation: African Initiatives for Relief and Development
Funding Source: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Country Director
About US:
Initiatives for Relief and Development (AIRD) is a non-governmental,
non-political, non-religious and non-profit making organization with the main
aim of protecting and seeking durable solutions for Refugees and IDPs in Africa
in partnership with UNHCR the UN refugee agency.
Job Summary: The Programme Officer will oversee and manage AIRD
Programme activities
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Carry an assigned portfolio of priority
    grants in the field.
  • In charge of consulting with the country
    management team regarding specific grants proposals to ensure that the
    proposal meets donor guidelines and /or initiative requirements, and is a
    well- formulated requestRegularly respond to inquiries from donors
    regarding donor funds & guidelines and requests for proposals
  • Actively participate in preparation of
    project Budgets & negotiations with funding organisations.
  • In charge of preparing and analysing Project
    Proposals and sourcing of project funds from donors
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold a
    Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or any related courses
  • Possession of a post graduate or Master’s degree
    is an added advantage.
  • At least three to five years of
    post-University experience in nonprofit sector is required.
How to Apply: 
suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to hand deliver
their applications to:
and Admin Manager,
Initiatives for Relief and Development AIRD/UNHCR,
289, Ntinda Industrial Area, Kampala.
Tel: 0414286956.
NB: The applications should be hand delivered at the
reception during working hours i.e. Monday-Thursday 8:30am-5:00pm and Friday
8:30 am-2:00pm.
Deadline: 5th February, 2016
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