Programme Officer Job Opportunities – Urban Refugees

Organisation:  Urban
Duty Station:    Kampala, Uganda
Reports To  :    Head of
About US:
Urban Refugees (UR) is an international NGO aiming to improve the lives
of urban refugees in the Global South. To do so, we:

  • Supports refugee-led organisations to develop their capacity to organise,
    plan and advocate for themselves through our incubation programme. This
    includes: technical assistance and training, support in governance, fundraising
    and communication mapping.
  • Create and coordinate a network of NGOs, academics, refugee-led organisations
    and practitioners to help them share best practices and work together towards
    shared goals and
  •  Advocate changing policies
    affecting urban refugees
Job Summary:   The Programme
Officer  to collaborate in the design of
training methodologies and deliver training sessions on various subjects
including project management, leadership, communication, financial management,
partnership creation and management and fundraising to 2 Refugee-Led
Organizations (RLOs).
The overall objective of this programme is to strengthen the capacities
of refugee community leaders and volunteers thanks to the delivery of workshops
and training sessions. It is estimated that each training will be provided to
up to 20 persons from different backgrounds and with diverse level of understanding.
Key Duties and
to the design of training methodologies on issues such as Leadership, Community
mobilization, Finance and accounting, Fundraising, External communications or
Project management
trainings and workshops to beneficiaries (refugee leaders of communities) on
those topics
short evaluations of each training session and document best practices in the
 Ensure that the overall Programme Plan is
 Focal point for the refugee leaders on matters
related to training logistics, agenda, materials…
 Monitor progress of each RLOs and update
monitoring and evaluation plan accordingly
 Participate in stakeholder meetings when
 Other tasks may be asked

Skills and Experience:
experience as a Programme Officer appreciated
experience in facilitating workshops and/or delivering trainings an asset
 Bachelor degree or higher in a relevant field
 Excellent organizational skills, attention to
detail, and follow-through
 Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal
communication skills
computer-based skills
sensitivity and ability to work with a multicultural team
 Reliable, flexible, and able to work both
autonomously and as a member of a team, proactively and with limited
in English required, French desirable
of refugees’ humanitarian context an asset
national or person eligible to work in Uganda
based on experience
How to apply:
All Qualified candidates are requested to submit a cover letter
indicating their expected salary and a CV via e-mail at the address:
Urban Refugees strongly encourages refugees, women and persons with
disabilities to apply.
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