ELMA Philanthropies Services Associate Program Officer Jobs in Uganda

ELMA Philanthropies Services Associate Program Officer Jobs in Uganda

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conduct thorough due diligence, including critical analysis of proposals, budgets, work-plans, monitoring and evaluating frameworks, organizational strengths and weaknesses, and external risk factors of grantees

  • Manage with diligence and precision relevant aspects of grants administration, including timely preparation, review and maintenance of all grant reports and documentation

  • Maintain and update all records and documents related to East Africa grants in ELMA’s grants management database

  • Assist in the drafting of grant recommendations and other documents for ELMA’s boards

  • Critically monitor the programmatic effectiveness and financial management of grantees and report this to senior management

  • Undertake analysis and prepare tables, reports and factsheets for presentation to the board, other colleagues, and stakeholders

  • Support scheduling and communication with partners, potential grantees, and current grantees

  • Respond to phone and e-mail inquiries

  • Other duties, as assigned

    Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree required, Masters qualification preferred

  • At least two years of experience working in the education, health, or development sectors within eastern Africa

  • Respect for the diversity of ELMA colleagues, grantees, beneficiaries, and stakeholders

  • Excellent research and analytical skills and ability to write and present effectively in English for a variety of audiences

  • Ability to analyze budgets and other financial information

  • Ability to source, synthesize, and effectively present information
    and data

  • Excellent communicator and able to collaborate on multi-country teams as well as with external stakeholders and partners

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

  • Strong work ethic and ability to prioritize and multi-task

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software

  • A valid passport and ability to travel in the region as needed

  • Ability to work non-traditional hours as needed

  • A Ugandan citizen or having legal authorization to work in Uganda


  • Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Excellent benefits package.

  • The ELMA Philanthropies is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply for this position.

    How to Apply

  • If you meet the above requirements and feel equipped for this challenging position, please submit your application to

  • eastafricajobs@elmaphilanthropies.org by 31 August 2020

    Your application should include the following:

  • Cover letter

  • CV

  • Details of three contactable referees.

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