2 Irish Embassy Job Vacancies – Programme Executives

Executive (2 Job Positions)
Organisation: The
Embassy of Ireland in Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
The Embassy of
Ireland in Uganda was opened in 1994, and serves the purpose of advancing
relations between Ireland and Uganda and representing Ireland’s values and
interests in Uganda. Ireland’s current strategy (2016-2020) for Uganda is
guided by our foreign policy, The Global Island, Ireland’s Foreign Policy for a
Changing World’, and Ireland’s policy for international development, ‘One World
One Future’. The strategy covers the breadth of the Embassy’s work including
consular and visa services, cultural promotion, trade and investment promotion,
political engagement, and the development cooperation programme, which is closely
aligned to the Government of Uganda’s second National Growth and Development
Job Summary:  The Programme Executive is a key support
function to the development programme in the Embassy working with the Head of
Co-operation, Deputy Head of Cooperation and a team of technical advisors to
ensure efficient and effective administration of the development programme and
compliance with key institutional grant management requirements. The Programme
Executive will also have responsibility for the management of specific projects
working closely with the relevant advisors. Other responsibilities will include
event management and communications as well as providing PA support to the Head
of Co-operation and Deputy Head of Co-operation.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Providing administrative support to the grants management process.
  • Leading on specific initiatives or projects within the current
    development programme, as well as supporting the work of the development
    programme advisors.
  • Ensuring strong communications of the results of the development
    programme and ensuring maximum visibility of Ireland’s investment in
  • Working with a cross-Embassy team on the organization and management
    of key Embassy events.
  • Providing overall administrative support to the development
  • Any and all such reasonable additional tasks that may be assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Embassy of Ireland in Uganda Programme
    Executive job must hold a Degree in development studies, social science,
    communications or another relevant discipline.
  • Three (3) years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft suite of applications i.e. Word, Excel,
    Outlook etc.
  • A high standard in English, both spoken and written.
  • Strong administrative, organizational and project management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • A very high standard of personal integrity
  • Ability to prioritise effectively and work to deadlines
How to Apply:
All candidates who
wish to join the Embassy should send their completed application forms,
download here via e-mail only to Recruitment.Kampala@dfa.ie, with the subject
line; Programme Executive.
Wednesday, 27th February 2019 by 4:30 pm
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