European Union Jobs- Programme officer - Governance

Job Title: Programme officer - Governance

Overall purpose:
Contribute to the implementation of the development policy of the European Union in Uganda. The job holder shall assist in managing projects in support of good governance and accountability.

Functions & duties:
Project management
• Provide support to democratic governance and accountability programme and related projects. This includes the validation of calls for tender, call for proposals, contracts and payments prepared by the unit.
• Ensure appropriate evaluation and reporting on programme / project execution.

Delegation’s project cycle management
• Contribute to the smooth running of the Delegation's governance and accountability programmes.
• Assist with all aspects of the procurement processes (drafting Terms of Reference, launching tenders, etc.).
• Monitor: when requested attend management and monitoring meetings, evaluate and contribute to progress reports and propose action if and when needed.
• Validate payments on operational level.
• Contribute to the evaluation of project.
• When requested assist in maintaining contacts with other donors active in Uganda.
• Give the "operational visa" on any document where required.
• Follow up actively on closures (individual and global level) of older projects.

Job requirement


• The ideal candidate will have project management skills, in particular knowledge of EDF rules and procedures and project administration under EDF.
• S/he will need at least 2 years experience in project administration / accountancy
• Experience in the fields of governance and/or accountability would be an asset.
• Education: Graduate in relevant discipline
• Effective analytical skills and problem solving skills
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Computer literate
• Language: fluent in English

The standard CV format and job descriptions are available on the delegations website at

How to apply

Applications should be addressed to;
The Head of Delegation,
Delegation of European Union to the Republic of Uganda
Crested Towers Building, 15th Floor
Plot 17-23, Hannington Road
P.O. Box 5244 ,

Applications should reach the EU Delegation offices by 1300 hours on Friday, 1st July 2011.

Late submissions will be ignored
Only candidates whose applications have been retained on the shortlist will be contacted


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