Programme Officer Job Vacancy at Embassy of Sweden

About Embassy:
The Embassy of Sweden in Kampala has a broad mandate to promote Swedish-Ugandan relations through political dialogue, development cooperation, trade and investment, cultural exchange and through service to Swedish and foreign citizens with issues related to Swedish authorities. Sweden is strengthening its engagement with Uganda in the area of trade and investment, and has embarked on a new programming period of its bilateral development cooperation.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Significantly contribute to portfolio development of the country programme;
The Program Officer will be in charge of the management of contributions, including preparations, risk analysis, performance review, financial monitoring and auditing;
Actively participate in trade promotion activities;
Significantly contribute to reporting in the area of environment/ climate change, inclusive growth and economic development;
Serve as the primary focal point for the Embassy on environment and climate change;
Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal candidate for the Programme Officer for Inclusive Growth and Climate Change should hold an advanced academic degree in relevant field;
A minimum of seven years of professional experience in the field.
Detailed working and understanding of environment and climate change;
Documented knowledge in economics;
Excellent analytical capacity;
Possess excellent written and oral communication skills;
Excellent command of both written and spoken English;
Excellent interpersonal skills and experience of working in a multicultural environment;
Ability to adhere to rules and regulations of the Embassy of Sweden;
Motivation to promote Swedish policies and values.

How to Apply:
All interested candidates are encouraged to e-mail their updated CVs and cover letter explaining suitability for the post and how they meet the requirements, including three professional referees and copies of certificates to the address below.

Please clearly mark in subject field or on envelope: “Embassy of Sweden - PO Climate Change”

E-mail to:

People Performance Group
Plot 8 Kitante Close, Kitante
P.O. Box 12405, Kampala, Uganda

NB: Attachments may not fill more than 2 MB. While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.

Deadline: 13th July, 2015 by 2PM


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