Fresher Program Development Officer NGO Jobs – Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Job Title:        Program Development Officer
Organisation: Danish Refugee Council (DRC)
Kampala, Uganda
Head of Programs 
About US:
The Danish Refugee Council
(DRC) is a private, independent, humanitarian organization working on all
aspects of the refugee cause in more than 36 countries throughout the world.
The aim of DRC is to protect refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs)
against persecution and to promote durable solutions to the problems of forced
migration, on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights. DRC works
in accordance with the UN Conventions on Refugees and the Code of Conduct for
the ICRC and NGOs in Disaster Relief.
The Program
Development Officer is responsible to assist in Program Development in the
country program and M&E. The Program Development officer is also
responsible for communication and visibility of projects in the Uganda country
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Development and Fundraising:
  • Under
    guidance from the HOP, be responsible for program development, writing
    concept notes and developing project proposals.
  • The
    incumbent will ensure coordination with various components of the program,
    and receive and collage the information required for projects.
  • Draft
    proposals in response to relevant call for proposals.
  • Identify
    new opportunities for program expansion within the strategic priorities of
    Uganda program.
  • Develop
    rapport and possibility for partnership with relevant organizations for
    the longer term cooperation and possible joint programming.
  • Work
    closely with the Program and support teams for quality enhancement of
    program development. 
and Evaluation:
  • Be
    responsible for developing and implementing M&E plan for dedicated
    projects in Uganda, in coordination with the Head of Program and Area
  • Influence
    program development in Uganda with timely feedback based on monitoring and
    impact reports. 
  • Support
    the M&E Unit in preparing certain reports
and Visibility:
  • Serve
    as the communication and visibility focal point for Uganda, liaise with
    Regional Office and HQ on communication and visibility.
  • Keep
    abreast the Communication and visibility plan for Uganda country program
    and constantly update it
  • Develop
    human stories and other printed materials to assist the visibility of
  • Regularly
    update the DRC social media webpage. 
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    applicant for the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Program Development Officer
    should preferably hold a Postgraduate in international development and/or
    humanitarian action
  • One
    year of work experience in the field 
  • Possess
    strong analytical and conceptual skills.
  • Proven
    commitment to accountable practices.
  • Knowledge
    of working in challenging environments.
  • Proven
    ability to manage large varied workloads and deal constructively with
    stress and periods with long hours.
  • Proven
    ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines and work with limited
  • Proactive,
    stable and robust character and a good team player.
  • Excellent
    communication skills, calm and a good sense of humour.
  • Excellent
    interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to establish effective
    working relations at all levels. 
  • Fluent
    in written and spoken English.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should send their applications including;
  • A
    cover letter (1 page) in which you explain why you are interested in the
    position and how you meet the qualities and qualifications criteria and
    please indicate your salary expectations
  • Updated
    and detailed (maximum 3 pages). The CV should include information about
    your qualifications, relevant training courses, work experience, and name
    and contact details of three relevant references.
complete application package should be uploaded online, Click
Deadline: 16th August 2016
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