IDF Social Work Jobs – Programme Support Officer (Human Rights and Good Governance)

Organization: International
Development Fund
Reports to: Programme
Support Manager
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Job Summary: the job
holder will be responsible for identifying organizational capacity gaps of the
grantees and providing ensuring they receive support to strengthen
organizational capacity especially in the technical areas of Human Rights and
Good Governance

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Assess
    the technical capacity gaps of grantees and ensure initiatives are put in
    place to develop them to an adequate capacity
  • Support
    realignment of grantee project results with IDF strategic goals and
  • Ensure
    strategic programmes or plans of grantees are in place and clearly reflect
    the work that is being supported by IDF and its sustainability
  • Ensure
    grantees have human resource policy and procedures that provide for
    improvements of staff technical support in areas that are supported by IDF
  • Ensure
    grantees have good fundraising strategies or actions to support the
    sustainability of the work supported by IDF
  • Coordinate
    general and purposeful communication to grantees with a view of capacity
  • Ensure
    Grantee programme capacity gaps are addressed to a level that allows them
    to function normally
  • Conduct
    evaluation of grantee management capacity through frequent monitoring and
    reporting on project implementation progress and compliance with
  • Perform
    any other tasks related to the programme support as may be required

Key Performance Areas:
  • Improved
    performance of grantees in effective implementation of the programmes
  • Timely
    assessment of capacity gaps
  • Completion
    of training and capacity building programmes in a timely and cost
    effective manner
 Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    candidate should possess a Bachelors degree in disciplines of Human Rights
    and/or Good Governance
  • Three
    or more years experience in technical support or project management
  • Good
    knowledge and understanding of a human rights and Good Governance issues
    in Uganda
  • A
    good understanding of community based approaches/understanding of
    development issues in Uganda and of civil society dynamics will be an
    added advantage
  • Excellent
    written, oral communication and inter-personal skills, relationship
  • Excellent
    analytical ability
  • Good
    Team work
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified
candidates should send their applications via email to
Deadline: 20th September, 2013
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