Several Program Officer NGO Job Opportunities – African Initiatives for Relief and Development (AIRD)

Organisation: African
Initiatives for Relief and Development (AIRD)
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
African Initiatives for Relief
and Development (AIRD) is a non-governmental, non-political, non-religious and non-profit
making organization with the main aim of protecting and seeking durable
solutions for Refugees and IDPs in Africa in partnership with UNHCR the UN
refugee agency.
Job Summary:  The Program Officer will be providing support
to all AIRD Program activities. The jobholder will be tasked with the preparation
of Project work plans and follow up executions in the field as well as
participating in preparation of project Budgets & negotiations with funding

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate for the AIRD Program Officer job opportunity must hold a University
    Degree in Development studies, Social Sciences or any other related degree
  • At
    least three years of relevant program and/or administrative experience is
  • Excellent
    knowledge of Project Management and Support is required
  • Experience
    in the use of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel,
    etc.) and knowledge of spread sheet and database packages
  • Excellent
    interpersonal and communication skills.
  • High
    level of honesty and Integrity
  • Excellent
    report writing skills
  • Ability
    to work under pressure with minimum supervision.
  • Willingness
    to work in any part of the country
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates are encouraged to send their typed application letters stating
their qualification and experience together with motivation letters, academic
documents with an updated C.V and submit their application in person to the
following address:
African Initiatives for Relief
and Development (AIRD) Uganda Program,
Plot 1, Ntinda Martyrs way,
Kampala. Tel: 0414664369, 0393215498 AIRD/UNHCR Kampala or Sub Offices
(Mbarara, Hoima, Arua, Adjumani).
Note: Please indicate the
position you are applying for on top of the application envelope.  Applications can be delivered at the
reception during working hours from Monday – Thursday (8:50 am to 5:30pm) and
Friday (8:50 am to 2:00 pm).
Deadline: 23rd January 2018
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