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Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Program Officer (interparty Dialogue) Job at Netherlands Institute for Multiparty Democracy ( NIMD ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Program Officer (interparty Dialogue)

Jobs at:
Netherlands Institute for Multiparty Democracy ( NIMD )

Deadline of this Job:
5.00pm on Friday 10th August, 2018

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Based in the Hague, the Netherlands Institute for Multiparty Democracy ( NIMD ) works to promote peaceful, just and inclusive politics worldwide. Founded in 2000 by seven Dutch political parties across the political spectrum , NIMD currently works with more than 200 political parties in over 20 countries in Africa, middle East, Latin America, Asia and Eastern Europe.
NIMD’s overall objective in Uganda is to help foster a well functioning, strong and vibrant multiparty democracy. We do this by facilitation of the dialogue between all political parties represented in Parliament and encouraging them to cooperate on political issues. in addition to this. NIMD with financial support of the Democratic Governance Facility (DGF) will also implement the Political Parties Capacity Strengthening Program (PPOSP) for 3 years having started on the 1st July 2018. We seek to recruit qualified individuals with broad and demonstrable experience to fill the following positions in Kampala.
Post: Program Officer (interparty Dialogue)
Reporting to the Country Representative
Under the direct supervision of the Country Representative of NIMD, this role will be responsible for leading and coordinating the day to day planning, budgeting, implementation and reporting on activities in support of the interparty dialogue platform.
The role will also require preparing and disseminating IPOD council minutes, collection of monitoring and evaluation data, preparation of narrative reports and timely communication of project successes and achievements.
The post holder will play a key role in stakeholder management and will work closely with responsible officials of the political parties in IPOD.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant discipline e.g. Political Science international Development, Project Management or Project Administration.
  • Thorough understanding of program management, project implementation, planning and budgeting and excellent report writing skills.
  • Good working knowledge of Uganda‘s political system and democratic processes.
  • At least 3 years‘experience of democracy and governance related programs.
  • Excellent command of the English language, written and oral communication skills.
  • Knowledge of dialogue processes is an added advantage.
Job application procedure
Please send your application letter, documentation and CV to  by 5.00pm on Friday 10th August, 2018. Indicate the position you have applied for in the subject area of your email and address all applications to the Country Representatives. If you have not heard from us by the 30th August, 2018, consider your application unsuccessful.