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Monday, February 12, 2018

Humanitarian Programme Officer Job at DanchurchAid ( DCA ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Humanitarian Programme Officer

Jobs at:
DanchurchAid ( DCA )

Deadline of this Job:
26th February 2018

Duty Station:

Job details:
Post: Humanitarian Programme Officer: Kampala with travels mainly within Uganda (25-30%)
DCA is looking for a suitable professional to fill the position of Humanitarian Programme Officer.
The main function of the Humanitarian Programme Officer (HPOJ is to ensure the implementation of timely and high quality humanitarian response in close cooperation with the DCA humanitarian project team and NGO partners. The Humanitarian Programme Officer will report to Head of Programmes (HoP) DCA's Uganda Programme:
DanChurchAid (DCA) is an international NGO and has supported development and humanitarian programmes in Uganda for almost 40 years. DCA works in partnership with local partners as well as undertakes direct implementation. DCA is a member of the ACT Alliance. Our key thematic areas and competencies in Uganda are livelihoods and food security, humanitarian response, and civil society development, A gender» inclusive rights-based approach is mainstreamed throughout all DCA projects as well as within the organization. For further information on DCA, please visit: 
Main tasks and responsibilities of the Humanitarian Programme Officer will be:
Under the direction and daily task management of the Head of Programmes (HoP), the Humanitarian Programme Officer will be responsible for:
  • Monitoring, reporting and documenting project results including lessons learnt.
  • Ensuring close cooperation and exchange of information within DCA and the ACT Alliance, incl. participation in cluster/sector meetings and collaboration on appeals and other joint humanitarian responses
  • Assisting in project and proposal development, as well as preparation and implementation of reviews and evaluations of humanitarian projects
  • Grants management including financial project budget monitoring and accountability
  • Min 5 years’ experience from a similar position in emergency and humanitarian response work
  • A university degree in humanitarian response or other related discipline,
  • Extensive experience with grants management
  • Knowledge of-Sphere Standards and Core Humanitarian Standards
  • Knowledge and work experience from livelihoods and cash transfer programming
  • Experience with mobile monitoring technology an advantage
  • Experience with mainstreaming protection, gender equality, and applying a rights based approach.
  •  Outgoing, results-oriented and proactive with good liaison and coordination skills
Additional information:
Duration of the position: The position is a 2-year contract with possibility of extension. Terms and conditions are according to the Staff Manual for DCA Great Lakes Regional Office.

Job application procedure
Interested candidates should address their applications to the Country Director, DanChurchAid
DCA offers a salary package (salary, insurance, and pension) in accordance to experience and DCA Uganda HR Manual.
Deadline for submitting the updated CV and motivation letter is 26th February 2018, Applications be submitted to 
DCA is an equal opportunity employer and all interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to apply regardless of age, race, gender, marital status and religious, political or ethnical affiliation.
While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification