Development Officer Job Careers – Uganda Christian University

Job Title:         Development
Uganda Christian University 
Duty Station: UCU
Main Campus, Mukono, Uganda
About US:
Uganda Christian
University (UCU) is an authentic Christian institution established by the
Church of Uganda in 1997 in response to a call for quality university education
with a Christian perspective. In 2004, UCU became the first private university
to be chartered or accredited by the government of Uganda. Located in Mukono,
less than an hour’s drive from the capital city Kampala, Uganda Christian
University is one of Uganda’s leading teaching and research universities.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Oversee the general administration of Development office.
  • Carryout research for grant possibilities/donors.
  • Writing of project proposals and grant requests.
  • Oversee projects accountability.
  • Responsible for preparing accountability for donors.
  • Identify UCU professional chairs and possible funders.
  • Consulting with other University Offices for fundraising needs,
    strategies and proposal writing.
  • In-charge of organization of annual fundraising events.
  • Report to donors on project progress and finances.
  • Represent the line DVC to the stakeholders when necessary.
  • Network with other institutions (Funders or Partners), float
    concepts verbally and in writing and think dynamically about how UCU and
    its programmes fit with other organization’s priorities.
  • Describe easily UCU’s programmes and distinctive features in
    creative ways for African and non-African audiences.
  • Liaise with support organizations abroad.
  • Develop strategies to work with UCU stakeholders including alumni,
    parents and employers for funding and other developments.
  • Oversee activities of the Alumni Affairs Office.
  • Develop and monitor Development plans in line with the strategic
    plan, and maintain the current priority list of development needs by the
    target area.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the line DVC.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Master’s degree in Administration or a
    Management discipline from a recognized institution of higher learning.
  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Administration or a Management
    discipline from a recognized institution of higher learning
  • A minimum of five years of work experience performing similar tasks
    in a reputable organization.
  • Have a broad knowledge and understanding of development Principles,
    with proven analytical, interpretative abilities and report writing
  • Must be a person of high integrity and self-driven.
  • Must be a team leader and a person of affable character.
  • Exposure to working under pressure with strict adherence to
  • Highly effective interpersonal, communication and negotiation
  • Must have budgetary skills and analysis capabilities.
  • Be client service oriented and have sound conflict management and
    time management skills.
  • Excellent computer skills, particularly Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Must be a committed and practicing Christian with a demonstrable
How to Apply:
All qualified
candidates should apply online at the link below.
Click Here – > Select Position Title -> Apply
Deadline: Friday, 27th September 2019.
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