ACTED NGO Jobs in Uganda

Since 1993, as an international non-governmental organization, ACTED has been committed to immediate humanitarian relief to support those in urgent need and protect people’s dignity, while co-creating longer term opportunities for sustainable growth and fulfilling people’s potential. ACTED endeavors to respond to humanitarian crises and build resilience; promote inclusive and sustainable growth; co-construct effective governance and support the building of civil society worldwide by investing in people and their potential. We go the last mile: ACTED’s mission is to save lives and support people in meeting their needs in hard to reach areas. With a team of 4,300 national staff 300 international staff, ACTED is active in 35 countries and implements more than 450 projects a year reaching over 11 million beneficiaries.


ACTED NGO Projects Development Officer Jobs in Uganda

Responsibilities

Context Analysis

  • Analyse the country’s socio-economic situation, (donor) trends, needs and gaps;
  • Regularly conduct stakeholder analysis, in particular who does what and where (3W)

    External relations

  • Maintain active and regular working relationships with donors
  • Maintain active and regular working relationships with other NGOs, UN agencies, clusters, working groups, Alliance2015, consortia and academia;
  • Regularly update a directory of donors, international and local NGOs, other partners and stakeholders;
  • Contribute to the reporting to national and local authorities as required by ACTED registration/legal status in country;
  • In the absence of Technical Coordinators, represent ACTED in key clusters and working group meetings.

    Fundraising and proposal development

  • Identify funding opportunities;
  • Contribute to the identification of potential relevant international and/or local partners (private sector partners, national and international NGOs, think tanks, academia, etc.) to be included in proposals;
  • Liaise with AMEU to contribute to the ToRs of assessments to be conducted for proposal development and to request their input in the logframe development (esp. formulation of SMART indicators);
  • Contribute to the development of fundraising documents (be it expression of Interests/ Concept Notes/ Proposals) in line with ACTED country strategy and donor requirements and in close collaboration with ACTED HQ GMU (Grant Management Unit) and finance;
  • Liaise with Area Coordinators, Project Managers and Technical Coordinators to ensure that proposals are relevant and technically sound;
  • Integrate learning from previous interventions (e.g. lessons learnt and best practices) into new proposals
  • Involve FLATS teams in the development of fundraising documents, particularly finance for the budget and logistics in case of specific donor procurement rules.

    Contracting

  • Contribute to addressing in a timely manner all comments by donors on proposals in liaison with relevant staff in country and ACTED HQ GMU and finance;
  • Read thoroughly all contracts before signature, seeking ACTED HQ GMU and finance advice when required.

    Qualifications

  • Master Level education in a relevant field such as International Relations or Development
  • Project management experience (management, planning, staff development and training skills) in development programs
  • 2-5 years previous work experience in a relevant position
  • Proven capabilities in leadership and management required
  • Excellent skills in written and spoken English
  • Strong negotiation and
    interpersonal skills, and flexibility in cultural and organizational terms
  • Ability to work well and punctually under pressure

    How to apply

    Interested candidates should apply online by 1st March, 2018

    For more information and job application details, see; ACTED NGO Projects Development Officer Jobs in Uganda




    ACTED NGO Area Coordinator Jobs in Uganda

    Responsibilities

    Ensure ACTED Representation in the area of activity

  • Representation vis-à-vis provincial authorities
  • Representation vis-à-vis Donors
  • Representation amongst other international organisations
  • More generally, the Area Coordinator is expected to contribute to the creation of a positive image and overall credibility of the organisation, notably through the application of ACTED’s mandate, ethics, values and stand-point with regard to other actors.

    Contribute to the development of a global intervention strategy and to support its implementation at provincial level

  • Analyse the context and develop strategic plans, in consultation with the Country Director
  • Implement the financial strategy
  • Implement the operational strategy
  • Oversee reporting procedures
  • More generally, communicate systematically to the Country Director the development of the area strategy and its implementation.

    Oversee Staff and Security

  • Guide and direct the staff of the area of intervention
  • Contribute to the recruitment of expatriate staff
  • Oversee staff security

    Qualifications

  • Master Level education in a relevant field such as International Relations or Development
    Project management experience (management, planning, staff development and training skills) in development programmes
  • 2-5 years previous work experience in a relevant position
  • Proven capabilities in leadership and management required
  • Excellent skills in written and spoken English
  • Strong negotiation and interpersonal skills, and flexibility in cultural and organizational terms
  • Ability to work well and punctually under pressure

    How to apply

    Interested candidates should apply online by 1st March, 2018

    For more information and job application details, see; ACTED NGO Area Coordinator Jobs in Uganda

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