Programme Officer – Financing for Development NGO Jobs – SEATINI

Organisation: Southern
and Eastern Africa Trade Information and Negotiations Institute (SEATINI)
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
The Southern and
Eastern Africa Trade Information and Negotiations Institute (SEATINI),
established in 2001, SEATINI Uganda is one of the leading NGOs working on
issues of trade, fiscal and development issues. SEATINI Uganda has focused on
strengthening stakeholders’ capacity to influence trade, fiscal, and related
policies and processes at national, regional and international levels for
sustainable development and improved livelihoods in Uganda and the East African
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Lead in the development of technical proposals for the programme.
  • Develop programme work plans and implementation strategies that are
    linked and relevant to the strategy objectives and take advantage of the
    existing opportunities for influencing policies and negotiations.
  • Ensure that programmes activities are implemented as per approved
    plan and budget.
  • Lead in the development of regular programme reports for management
    and donors, detailing achieved results and outcomes.
  • Act as the technical contact person for the programme
  • Monitor and supervise the implementation of the organizational
    programme activities as per the work plans
  • Generate quarterly, bi-annual and annual reports in line with
    organization policies and donor requirements and submit them to the
    Country Director
  • Conduct regular departmental, technical meetings
  • Produce policy briefs, updates and topical articles for influencing
    policy processes and power centers.
  • Manage the program budget and ensure regular communication with the
    Accountant and Country Director on all budget matters.
  • Initiate and/or support relevant partnership within civil society,
    parliament, research and academia etc. that will advance achievement of
    the programme purpose and objectives.
  • Develop newspaper articles
  • Develop newsletter articles

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must have a Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Business
    Administration, Public Administration or related fields. A Master’s Degree
    is desirable in Humanities, Social Sciences, Development Studies, Gender
    and Women Studies or Law from a recognized university, a broad knowledge
    of development issues, especially trade and tax is an added advantage.
  • Three years’ experience in a similar position, preferably in a busy
    NGO, and skills in project management and proposal writing.
  • Must have strong writing skills, including experience in generation
    of funding proposals, reports, and other informational documents
  • Good grasp of trade, fiscal policies and practices and their
    implications on the local economy and people’s livelihoods.
  • Demonstrate working experience in programme management with a
    reputable institution
  • Proven ability to successfully work as a team player and build and
    maintain a positive work environment within the Organization.
  • Thorough knowledge of Labor Laws
  • Competences: Customer Focus, Integrity and trust, Drive for results,
    Time management, Multi-tasking, Creativity
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested applicants should address their applications and
resumes/CVs including three (3) referees to; The Country Director, Southern and
Eastern Africa Trade Information and Negotiations Institute (SEATINI-Uganda),
deliver them to SEATINI-Uganda Offices on Plot 806, Block 213 Bukoto-Kisaasi
Road, P.O Box 3138, Kampala, Uganda.
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Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
Deadline: 10th August 2018, 17:00hrs
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