Programme Officer Job Placements – Uganda National NGO Forum (UNNGOF)

Job Title:   Programme Officer
Uganda National NGO Forum (UNNGOF)
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:
Programme Coordinator, Civic Space and Governance Monitoring
About US:
The Uganda National
NGO Forum (UNNGOF) is a National Platform for NGOs that influence governance
and development processes in Uganda and enhance their operating environment.
Its constituency comprises National, Regional and International NGOs operating
in different parts of the country. It also works with a larger civil society
constituency to promote citizen-based governance.
Job Summary:  The Programme Officer will work as part of the
team to help shape and drive UNNGOF’s civic space work and agenda, share
lessons and effective practices, facilitate voices and perspectives from the
local and national levels to inform policy spaces .
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Implement the activities under the
Strengthening Citizens Engagement in Elections (SCENE) project,
·       Work collaboratively with other team members
to develop define and implement programme strategies to achieve significant and
scalable impact;
·       Work with relevant stakeholders to review
opportunities, challenges and encourage collaboration, learning and strategic
·       Represent the organisation and its work to
relevant stakeholder’s i.e. government, media, academia and private sector
through meetings, updates and interviews
·       Plan and execute programme activities in a
timely and accurate manner including preparation of work plans and periodic
programmatic reporting,
·       Organize and facilitate meetings, workshops
and campaigns i.e. concept note development, programmes/agenda and
·       Assist in budget preparation and expense
management activities within the programme including monitoring of project
·       Participate in research processes and writing
of position papers on key governance and development issues
·       Ensure submission of quality and timely
reports as per donor and UNNGOF standards, and
·       Perform any other duties that are beyond the
scope of this job description in mutual discussion and agreement with your
supervisor or his/her representative

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal candidate must hold  a Bachelor’s degree in the fields of social
work, political science, development economics, and or any other related field
·       Relevant post graduate qualification is an
added advantage;
·       At least 
three or more years working experience in democracy, rights and
governance sector,
·       Ability to work independently with limited
supervision and under immense pressure from time to time;
·       Skilled in research methods and practices,
data management and analysis;
·       Strong conceptual, analytical, writing and
presentation skills,
·       Excellent communication and information
management/technology skills, and
·       Good interpersonal skills coupled with
ability to influence, negotiate, advise, mentor and train respective staff and
How to Apply:
All interested
candidates please send your application, detailed CV including contact
addresses of three referees and copies of professional/academic certificates

The Executive
Uganda National NGO
Deadline: 28th July
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