Program Development Officer US Non-profit Careers – Samaritan’s Purse

Job Title:       Program
Development Officer
Organisation: Samaritan’s
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
Samaritan’s Purse is
an international Christian relief and development organization meeting the
critical needs of victims of war, poverty, natural disaster, famine and disease
with the aim of sharing God’s love. It was founded in the United States (US). 
Job Summary:  The Program Development Officer will play the
invaluable role of creatively crafting and implementing grant proposals to
maximize Samaritan’s Purse’s consideration for funding opportunities, thereby
ensuring continued Christ-like care of those we are seeking to minister
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Maintain a personal, active relationship with Jesus Christ and is a
    consistent witness for Jesus Christ.
  • Develop concept papers and prepare grant proposals to Samaritan’s
    Purse and donor organizations.
  • Ensure that program planning aligns with relevant international and
    internal standards.
  • Monitor and actively search for funding opportunities.
  • Analyze data and background materials in order to provide guidance
    and support to Program Managers and key decision makers.
  • Maintain a monthly grants or project status and reports tracking and
    share with management.
  • Attend daily morning devotions and participate in prayer support for
    the ministry, its donors and volunteers.
  • Maintain a strong Christian witness to colleagues, vendors,
    charitable beneficiaries, and the general public.
  • Assess, manage, and report critical physical, emotional, or
    spiritual concerns of supervised staff.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Samaritan’s Purse Program Development Officer
    job placement should hold a Bachelor’s degree (BA) from four-year college
    or university; Master’s degree in related fields (international relations,
    international health, agriculture, economics, etc); three to five years’
    related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education
    and experience.
  • 12 credit hours of college-level Biblical studies strongly
  • Experience working for humanitarian organizations or International
    NGOs will be an advantage.
  • Maintain a personal relationship with and be a consistent witness
    for Jesus Christ.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and oral proficiency in
  • Strong skills in analytical and strategic thinking.
  • Good quantitative and qualitative data analysis skills.
  • Proven experience in proposal writing and M&E (including data
  • Ability to develop and carry out work plans and solve problems
  • Strong writing and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work in an international and multicultural environment.
  • Excellent knowledge of computer applications, in particular
    proficiency required in MS Word, MS Excel and Power Point.
Employee Benefits:
Employees who choose to work internationally
get to take advantage of the following benefits:
  • Medical, prescription, dental & vision coverage
  • Disability insurance
  • Term Life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Ten paid holidays (holiday observance will depend on the host
  • Annual home leave
  • Twelve vacation days per year
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should 
apply online at the link below.
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