Embassy of Sweden Jobs – Programmer Officer, Human Rights, Democracy and Rule of Law

Organisation:
Embassy of Sweden
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
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.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Tasked with the management of development cooperation
    projects/programmes including preparations, risk analysis, performance
    review, financial monitoring, managing audit processes and report
    preparation;
  • Offering political analysis and advising on democratic governance,
    human rights and rule of law;
  • Engaging with partners and non-partners on issues of importance to
    Sweden;
  • Collaborating with other donors; and
  • Representing the Embassy at official events.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Swedish Embassy Programmer Officer,
    Human Rights, Democracy and Rule of Law should hold a Bachelor’s degree in
    Law, Political Science or related field;
  • Postgraduate qualification in Law, Political Science or related field;
  • Membership to a relevant professional law or human rights body;
  • Seven years of relevant professional experience of working with
    democracy, human rights and/ or rule of law;
  • Experience of working with development interventions and civil
    society organisations;
  • Documented experience of managing projects/programmes, including
    financial matters;
  • The ability to apply political and institutional analysis and use
    this to influence strategic planning and programming;
  • Experience in managing programmes relating to conflict or
    transitional justice;
  • Knowledge about the public sector and political processes in Uganda;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to network with relevant
    stakeholders; and
  • Proven ability to apply human rights based approaches and a gender
    perspective to development programmes.
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send an application and updated CV to hr.s@ug.pwc.com
Deadline: 27th July 2018
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