Uganda National NGO Forum Programme Officer, Giving for Change Jobs

Uganda National NGO Forum Programme Officer, Giving for Change Jobs

Main Purpose of the Job

  • Reporting to the Coordinator, Giving for Change; the Programme Officer will be responsible for shaping and driving UNNGOF’s Giving for Change work and agenda; share lessons and effective practices; facilitate voices and perspectives from the local and national levels to inform policy spaces on domestic resource mobilisation and the philanthropy landscape.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Implement the activities under the Giving for Change programme and the Change the Game Academy in consultation with the Coordinator;

  • 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 partnerships;

  • 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 minutes/reports;

  • Assist in budget preparation and expense management activities within the programme
    including monitoring of project grants;

  • Participate in research processes and writing of position papers on key issues relevant to the programme;

  • Ensure submission of quality and timely reports as per UNNGOF and donor
    requirements/standards; and

  • Perform any other duties that are beyond the scope of this job description in mutual discussion and agreement with the Coordinator, Giving for

    Qualifications, Competences and Experience

  • Must possess 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.

  • Minimum of three or more years working experience in philanthropy, citizen participation, democracy, rights and or 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.

  • Good interpersonal skills coupled with ability to influence, negotiate, advise, mentor and train respective staff and stakeholders.

    How to apply

  • Suitable and qualified candidates should submit their applications, detailed CVs including 3 referees and copies of professional/academic certificates to the Executive Director via email at


  • All applications should be submitted by close of business on Friday 26th February 2021.

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