Humanitarian Programme Officer NGO Jobs - DanChurchAid (DCA)


Organisation: DanChurchAid (DCA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head of Programmes (HoP)

About US:
DanChurchAid (DCA) is a faith-based, non-missionary relief and development organization based in Copenhagen, Denmark and founded in 1922. DCA has supported development and humanitarian programs in Uganda for over 35 years, working in partnership with local partners. DCA is a member of the ACT Alliance. Our key competencies in Uganda are livelihoods and food security, humanitarian response, and civil society development.

Job Summary: The Humanitarian Programme Officer will primarily ensure the implementation of timely and high quality humanitarian response in close cooperation with the DCA humanitarian project team and NGO partners.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  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
  • Capacity building of DCA staff and partners including ACT members 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Humanitarian Programme Officer job should possess a good university degree in humanitarian response or other related discipline.
  • At least five years of experience from a similar position in emergency and humanitarian response work
  • 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

NB: This is a re-advertisement so those who applied earlier need not apply again. 

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the DanChurchAid (DCA) in the aforementioned capacity should apply online at the link below.


Deadline: 20th April 2018

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