Heritage Programme Officer Non-profit Jobs – The Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda (CCFU)

Title:          Heritage Programme Officer
The Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda (CCFU)
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
The Cross-Cultural
Foundation of Uganda (CCFU) is a registered, not-for-profit national NGO.  Since its inception in 2006, CCFU has been
dedicated to promoting the recognition of culture as vital for human development
that responds to Uganda’s national identity and diversity.  The Foundation’s mission is premised on the
conviction that the positive aspects of culture can be harnessed to bring about
sustainable, social and economic transformation. CCFU attempts to find ways to
capitalize on our cultural wealth and to turn this into opportunities for
social harmony and equitable development. 
The Foundation has
three interlinked programme areas through which it works to achieve this
mission, namely ‘Promoting a Culture in Development Approach’ which involves research,
documentation and training, and provides a basis for all the work. The second
area is ‘Cultural Heritage Preservation and Development’ which focuses on
support to local initiatives to promote, develop and preserve cultural heritage
(through community museums, heritage education, historical buildings and policy
advocacy. The third strand of our programme work is ‘Cultural Rights,
Governance and Managing Diversity’ which involves engagement and support to
indigenous minority groups and cultural institutions to realize their cultural
Job Summary:  Over the past 12 years the Foundation has
widened the scope of its operations and is now looking for a dynamic and
qualified Ugandan to join the CCFU team as a Heritage Programme Officer! The
successful candidate will be offered a 2-year contract upon satisfactory
completion of a 6-month probation period. The expected start date for
employment is 15th July 2019.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: The Heritage Programme Officer will be
expected to:
strategies to contribute to the Foundation’s heritage education agenda
technical support and participate in capacity building, research, monitoring
and evaluating projects relevant to cultural heritage and development
resources for programmes focusing on the promotion and preservation of cultural
and maintain linkages and collaboration with relevant stakeholders in and
outside Uganda to promote and preserve cultural heritage as vital for human

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
The ideal
candidate for the Heritage Programme Officer should hold a university degree in
Cultural Heritage Studies/ Anthropology / Social Work and Social
Administration/Development Studies or a related field.
At least
two years of related work experience
Good track
record of engagement in heritage development or promotion
in written and verbal English (knowledge of an indigenous language would be an
in using ICT and social media
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested applicants should submit their applications, including
a cover letter highlighting experience and interest in heritage development and
promotion, a Curriculum Vitae with 3 professional referees and copies of
academic documents. These should be sent by email or deposited at our offices.
Email submissions should indicate in the subject title: “Application for
position of Heritage Programme Officer” Only shortlisted applicants will be
Emily Drani
Executive Director
The Cross-Cultural
Foundation of Uganda
Makerere Hill, Off
Bativa Road
P. O. Box 25517,
Kampala (U)
Tel. +256-393
Deadline: 25th June 2019
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