Earn over 6.5m as Programme Assistant at European Commission (ECHO)

Job Title:     Programme Assistant
Organisation: European
Commission’s Directorate General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian
Aid Operations (ECHO)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Monthly Salary: UGX 6,514,614 /=
About US:
The European
Commission’s Directorate General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian
Aid Operations (ECHO) funds relief operations for victims of natural disasters
and conflicts outside the European Union. For humanitarian aid, the Commission
works with about 200 operational partners, including United Nations agencies,
the Red Cross/Crescent movement and non-governmental organizations (NGOs). Humanitarian
Aid is channelled impartially, straight to victims, regardless of their race,
ethnic group, religion, gender, age, nationality or political affiliation.
Job Summary:  The Programme Assistant will be based in
Kampala. He/she will carry out activities to contribute to the delivery of an
effective humanitarian response. Under the direct supervision of the Technical
Assistant, the employee shall contribute to assessments, monitoring and
evaluations of projects, as well as to the analysis of the humanitarian context
in the area of coverage.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
of ECHO partner’s proposals;
evaluation and coordination of projects;
and programme administration;
with partners in an advisory capacity.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
ideal candidate must hold a relevant first level university degree or
equivalent experience;
years of relevant working experience in the development and/or; humanitarian
aid sector / INGOs / NGOs. If the candidate does not have a relevant university
degree, ten years’ work experience in the humanitarian sector will be required;
thorough knowledge of the Logical Framework Approach and Project Cycle
written and spoken English and Luganda are required with Excellent drafting
initiative; ability to work both independently and in a team, with ability to set
priorities, and to work to tight deadlines;
Show commitment,
determination, reliability, a high degree of personal integrity and discretion;
to analyse and process complex information; ability to clearly and concisely
convey information to others.
NB: The
position is open to all nationals of Uganda and other residents holding a valid
working permit or able to obtain such working permit before the foreseen
recruitment date.
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send their applications including a cover letter, a detailed CV,
academic and employment certificates should be uploaded at the link below.
Deadline: 23rd August 2019
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