Caritas Country Representative Jobs in Uganda

Caritas Country Representative Jobs in Uganda

  • Caritas International Belgium is member of a worldwide network of 165 Christian organisations of aid, active throughout 200 countries. We assist victims of natural or man-made disasters, people suffering from hunger and poverty. In addition to emergency response, we also implement rehabilitation and development projects.

  • For its projects in Uganda, Caritas International Belgium is looking for a Country Representative, based in Kampala with frequent field trips to the projects (settlements of Kyangwali and Kyaka II).

    Main responsibilities:

  • Representation: dialogue and cooperation with local actors, international actors and authorities. Communication and dissemination of information with our partners in Uganda;

  • Monitor the implementation of projects: Conduct field visits; monitor work plans and indicators; propose adjustments to the log-frames when necessary; support capacity building of program staff in specific areas;

  • New projects / Fundraising: explore project and funding opportunities for Caritas Belgium in Uganda and South Sudan; draft proposals and negotiate new agreements (this includes missions to South Sudan);

  • Relation with headquarters in Brussels: supervise and share narrative and financial reports; draft annual reporting; collaborate with the Caritas Belgium communications team in Brussels;

  • Security : manage the daily security and report on security incidents;

  • Financial Management: final responsible for the budget and budgetary procedures of the representation; conduct the annual monitoring budget of the mission; supervise the expenditures under the projects; draft budgets in line with the funding applications and the guidelines
    of the various donors; oversee the monitoring and compliance of procedures, particularly for financial and logistical tasks.


  • Master’s degree (International development, Social sciences or equivalent);

  • Experience in multi-sectorial project management (minimum 5 years), and at least 2 years in coordination position;

  • Project management skills, including monitoring and evaluation; financial management;

  • Experience in working with main donors (DGD, ECHO, EU, UN);

  • Organizational capacity, analysis and synthesis, professional autonomy;

  • Knowledge in the humanitarian sectors of protection and livelihood;

  • Leadership, diplomacy, ability to work autonomously and in a multicultural and interdisciplinary team, flexibility, stress management, open to dialogue and ability to establish contacts;

  • Languages: English (preferably also French; Dutch is an asset).

    How to apply

  • Please send your application (CV + cover letter):

  • mentioning Representative Uganda before 20th November 2021. The candidates can expect a financial and administrative package in line with the humanitarian sector. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

  • Caritas offers you a varied work, full of human challenges.

    Find jobs in Uganda. Jobs - Uganda jobs. Search our career portal & find the latest Ugandan job positions, career opportunities & jobs in Uganda.

    Jobs in Uganda - banking jobs, IT jobs, accounting jobs, NGO jobs, business administration, ICT, UN jobs, procurement jobs, education jobs, hospital jobs, human resources jobs, engineering, teaching jobs, and other careers in Uganda.

    Find your dream job from 1000s of vacancies in Uganda posted and updated daily - click here!

  • Click here to post comments

    Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to African Jobs.