Main duties and responsibilities
The Regional Projects Officer will be responsible for program development & management; planning, monitoring and evaluation for LVRLAC.
His/her duties will be:
To spearhead the development of appropriate and competitive regional level and country level programs and projects for LVRLAC in line with the organisation's strategic plan and the emerging contextual needs opportunities and requirements.
To support the Secretary General in resource mobilization and maintenance of strategic links with donors and other relevant partners.
To supervise and oversee the efficient implementation of LVRLAC regional level programs and activities
To ensure proper documentation of and reporting on LVRLAC's programme activities and generate reliable and timely program/project reports for LVRLAC Management, donors and other relevant stakeholders
To develop and operationalise a functional and reliable monitoring and evaluation system that meets the learning and reporting needs of the Organization.
To establish a knowledge management system for LVRLAC.
To support capacity building of LVRLAC staff and member local authorities in program development, management and resource mobilization.
Minimum postgraduate degree in Project Planning and Management, Social sciences, Environment Science, Natural Resource Management, Economics, or Development Studies. Computer proficiency in word processing and Excel packages a must.
At least 5 years experience in a relevant senior management position with a reputable organization.
Solid experience in program design, management, monitoring and evaluation.
Experience in working on issues of sustainable development
Experience in participatory planning methodologies
Well developed writing and oral communication skills (including report writing and presentation skills)
Ability to lead and work as team member
Closing date: 06/09/2010.
Applications with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, names of three referees and the applicant's daytime telephone contact should be sent to:
Dama Consultants Limited
10th Floor Uganda House
P.O. Box 3967
Tel: +256-414-235 944
Applicants who meet the above specifications will be contacted within two weeks of closing date.
Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
Previous applicants need not reapply.