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Monday 7 April 2014

Programmes Administrator - International Law Institute-African Centre ILI-ACLE Uganda

Vacancy: Programmes Administrator
Recruiting Organisation: International Law Institute-African Centre for Legal Excellence (ILI-ACLE)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Country Uganda
Reports to: Head of Programmes

Fifteen years ago, we established an Institute dedicated to providing affordable and high-level post-professional education to public and private sector officials in Uganda in the areas of law, governance, finance and project management to equip these professionals with practical tools to stand shoulder-to-shoulder and compete effectively with other professionals across the globe. The relevance of our approach was quickly recognized, and over the years, we began to draw public and private sector professionals engaged in development from across countries in Africa.

Today, ILI-ACLE enjoys continuing collaboration with partners such as the Open Society Initiative for East Africa in the area of International Criminal Law and with the Danida Fellowship Centre in the areas of Promoting Government Integrity and Anti-Corruption and the Human Rights-Based Approach to Development. ILI-ACLE is also pursuing partnerships with major U.S. and international law schools, including a new ABA approved collaboration with the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law, to develop opportunities for more diverse and sustainable capacity building for practicing lawyers, law students and law professors. ILI-ACLE’s partnerships will continue to raise the bar for the region’s public and private sector institutions, and we strive to be ever-relevant and ready to meet the region’s evolving needs.

Job Summary: The Programme Administrator assists in the planning, design and implementation of training programmes at the Institute. Specifically, the Programmes Administrator provides logistical and administrative support to the Head of Programmes to ensure timely communication with local and international programme participants; logistical arrangements are in place for travel and accommodation of local and international trainers; timely development and reproduction of high-level training curriculum, manuals; procurement of stationary and other training tools; seamless running of ongoing programmes through daily evaluation; and reporting on programme outcomes.

The ideal candidate must possess a Bachelor's Degree in Law, Social Science

Skills and Experience:
At least two years’ relevant working experience in an NGO or donor-funded institution, preferably working in the area of programme administration.
The candidate should demonstrate leadership, maturity, strong organisational skills, excellent written and oral communication, professionalism, ability to thrive in a multi-cultural and international-level work environment, flexibility, commitment to work extended hours and travel out-of-station, as necessary, and ability to work collaboratively with a small professional and administrative team.
Past International experience will be an added advantage.
This position is open to all qualified applicants, but preference will be given to candidates with residency status in Uganda.

All suitably qualified candidates should submit (1) a letter of interest demonstrating knowledge of and commitment to the work of the Institute and qualifications for the position, (2) CV (including contacts for three professional references), and (3) two sample promotional materials developed by the candidate, to administrator@ili.or.ug.