Fresher Associate Program Officer Jobs – The ELMA Philanthropies Services (East Africa) Limited

Organisation: The
ELMA Philanthropies Services (East Africa) Limited
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda
About US:
With offices in New
York City, Cape Town, Johannesburg and Kampala, The ELMA Philanthropies
Services develops program strategies, identifies and explores grant and other
investing opportunities, monitors investment performance, and establishes
philanthropic relationships for The ELMA Group of Foundations. This Group
includes The ELMA Foundation, The ELMA Relief Foundation, The ELMA Vaccines and
Immunization Foundation, The ELMA Music Foundation, The ELMA Growth Foundation,
and The ELMA South Africa Foundation. The ELMA Philanthropies is largely
focused on providing these services to the largest foundation within the group,
The ELMA Foundation.
Job Summary:  The Associate Program Officer will assist in
the development and management of grant investments, primarily in health and
education in East Africa. The Associate Program Officer will report to a
Program Officer and will work closely with the team of five in the Kampala
office, as well as colleagues based in New York, Cape Town, and Johannesburg.
S/he will be joining a collaborative and dynamic global team. The ability to be
a self-starter and an active and collegial team player is essential to success
in this role.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
                    
Conduct
thorough due diligence, including critical analysis of proposals, budgets,
work-plans, monitoring and evaluating frameworks, organizational strengths and
weaknesses, and external risk factors of grantees
                    
Manage
with diligence and precision relevant aspects of grants administration,
including timely preparation, review and maintenance of all grant reports and
documentation
                    
Assist
in the drafting of grant recommendations and other documents for ELMA’s boards
                    
Critically
monitor the programmatic effectiveness and financial management of grantees and
report this to senior management
                    
Undertake
analysis and prepare tables, reports and factsheets for presentation to the
board, other colleagues, and stakeholders
                    
Support
scheduling and communication with partners, potential grantees, and current
grantees
                    
Respond
to phone and e-mail inquiries
                    
Assist
in the administration of travel and meeting coordination
                    
Other
duties, as assigned



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
                    
The
ideal candidate must hold an Undergraduate degree required, Masters
qualification preferred
                    
At least
two years of experience working in the education, health or development sectors
within Eastern Africa
                    
Excellent
research and analytical skills and ability to write and present effectively in
English for a variety of audiences
                    
Ability
to analyze budgets and other financial information
                    
Ability
to source, synthesize, and effectively present information and data
                    
Excellent
communicator and able to collaborate on multi-country teams as well as with
external stakeholders and partners
                    
Excellent
organizational and time management skills
                    
Strong
work ethic and ability to prioritize and multi-task
                    
Proficient
with Microsoft Office software
                    
A valid
passport and ability to travel in the region as needed
                    
Ability
to work non-traditional hours as needed
                    
A
Ugandan citizen or having legal authorization to work in Uganda
How to Apply:
All candidates
should submit their applications to eastafricajobs@elmaphilanthropies.org
Your application
should include the following:
                    
Cover
letter
                    
CV
                    
Details
of three contactable referees.
Deadline: 30th April 2019
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