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Friday 1 March 2013

Program Officer needed at SOS Childrens Village

Program Officer (institutional Partnership Development) Job at the  SOS Childrens Village Entebbe Ugand

We seek to recruit a Socially Stable, mature person aged 28 - 45 years to lead the development and implementation of institutional partnerships strategies to support SOS Uganda increase it's local funding as well as establishment of strategic partnerships with government institutions and other private organizations. SOS Children's Village Uganda works to achieve the highest level of service delivery for children in our target group. The Programme Officer will be based at the national Office and reports to the National Programme Advisor.

Job title: Program Officer (institutional Partnership Development)

1- Identifying institutional partnership opportunities at the national local level ie bilateral, multilateral international organizations embassies and foundations to support the works of SOS
2- Leading proposal writing and coordinate the proposal development process and maintain regular contact with partners by organizing roundtable, face to face meetings and attending donor forums to support programme development
3- Coordinate, monitor and assess the quality of donor reporting, ensuring that donor requirement are met during the project implementation phase
4- Develop and maintain good relationships with donors through regular communication, knowledge exchange and efficient reporting
5- Develop and implement institutional partnership strategy in line with the needs of SOS Children’s villages Uganda and ensure that it is incorporated within the national plans
Position Requirements:
1- University degree in Social Sciences/ Development Studies/ Post graduate qualification in a programme development field will be a strong advantage.
2- Should have Knowledge/proven experience in a number of the following areas: Monitoring & Evaluation, Project Cycle Management, Proposal development, partnership development, child rights, networking, advocacy, public relations and working experience of relevant government policies
3- At least 2 years progressive work experience with NGO or other development organizations in Programme development work
4- Practical experience in Resource mobilization and implementation of programmes will be an added advantage
5- Knowledge and practical experience in fundraising and managing multi donor projects is required
6- Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
7- Knowledge of log frame development, project design and management is desirable.

Country: Uganda
City / Location: Entebbe
Min. years of experience: 2 years
Minimum degree: Bachelors degree

Contact/How to apply:
Application letters enclosing a detailed Curriculum Vitae,
Current salary information, copies of academic transcript and
certificates, a passport size photograph, telephone contact and
details of at least 3 references should be addressed to:
The Human Resource Coordinator,
SoS Children's Village Uganda,
P.O Box 27510
Physically drop off your application at the gate,
SoS National Office Entebbe, Abaita Ababiri - 25kms, Entebbe road.