Humanitarian Programme Officer NGO Careers – DanChurchAid (DCA)

Job Title:        Humanitarian Programme Officer
Organization: DanChurchAid
Duty Station: Kampala,
Report to: Head of
About US:
DanChurchAid (DCA) is a faith-based Danish INGO working closely with
church-based as well as secular NGOs in Uganda and in the Great Lakes region.
Their programmes cover two main areas: Active Citizenship with a strong focus
on good governance and democratization, and Food Security including
Humanitarian and Transitional Responses to conflict and natural disaster.
DanChurchAid has supported emergency relief and development programmes in Uganda
since 1979. DanChurchAid works through partners and with a gender-inclusive
rights-based approach, which is mainstreamed throughout all DanChurchAid
programme types as well as within the organization.
Job Summary: The Humanitarian
Programme Officer will be responsible for ensuring the implementation of high
quality and timely humanitarian response activities in close cooperation with
DCA humanitarian project team and NGO partners.
Key Duties and
In charge of monitoring, reporting and
documenting project results including lessons learnt
Ensuring close cooperation and exchange of
information within DCA and the ACT Alliance, inclusive 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
In charge of grants management including
financial project budget monitoring and accountability
Responsible for capacity building and work with
DCA staff and partners including ACT members
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate must hold a university
degree in humanitarian response or other related discipline.
At least five years’ experience from a similar
position in emergency and humanitarian response work
Extensive experience with grant management
Broad knowledge of Sphere Standards and Core
Humanitarian Standards (previous HAP)
Work experience from cash transfer programming
and mobile monitoring technology is an advantage
Previous experience with mainstreaming
protection, gender equality, and applying rights-based approach.
Outgoing, results-oriented and proactive with
good liaison and coordination skills
How to Apply:
All candidates should e-mail their updated CVs and cover letters
explaining their suitability for the post, including three work-related
referees and copies of certificates to the following email: Please clearly
mark “DCA – Position name” in the subject field where you replace
“position name” with the position you are applying for. Online attachments may
not fill more than 2 MB.
Deadline: 9th
December 2016
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