British Council Uganda Jobs – Project Officer

Job Title: Project Officer
Organization: British Council
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Project Manager
Context and Environment:
British Council Uganda has its office in Kampala. We deliver a full range of programmes that includes examination administration, school linking projects, higher education partnerships between Uganda and the UK and we also manage grant programmes funded by organisations such as EU and DFID.  The Project Officer is a member of the programmes team, and reports to a Project Manager and may be responsible for more than one project.
Job Summary: The Project Officer will plan, manage and evaluate events and deliver project outputs as per contract with partners: Deliver high quality project activity and events, working with partners and stakeholders in order to meet global, regional and country plans.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Partnerships:
  • Deliver projects in accordance to business need, ensuring compliance with all client and corporate standards.
  • Deliver projects to agreement and proactively manage partners through positive communication to ensure that projects maintain positive, mutually beneficial relations.
2. Monitoring & Evaluation, Database Management:
  • Plan and implement questionnaire surveys, collate, analyse and report results
  • Maintain an accurate database of contacts engaged through projects
  • Prepare case studies that will be used as evaluation of long term outcomes
  • Ensure that project targets set out in all project plans are met
3. Marketing and Communications:
  • Deliver the agreed marketing and communications project outputs
  • Work with agencies to ensure that promotional and branded materials meet branding standards
  • Manage content of publications of various projects
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant should possess a Degree in a related discipline
  • Project management qualification is also desirable
  • Prior proven experience with governance related projects
  • Experience in proposal development
Project management skills:
  • Market analysis and business intelligence
  • Managing relationships with clients, customers and stakeholders
  • Product and service development
  • Monitoring, evaluation and reporting
Financial planning and management skills:
  • Planning and forecasting
  • Managing risk
  • Business and system processes 
Communications skills:
  • Understanding purpose
  • Understanding the audience (potential markets and customers)
  • Understanding tools and media
How to Apply:
For information on the behaviours and generic skills, please see the section on British Council behaviours and Generic skills in the upper part of this page
Download and complete the British Council application form. Please note that only applications received on the British Council application form will be considered
Send your application via email to
NB: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. The British Council is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity and Diversity and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community. We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria.
The British Council is also committed to a Child Protection Policy; applications will be considered only for candidates who declare their agreement to the Policy.
Deadline: Friday 18 October 2013 by 16.00 hours

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