Programme Assistant – Financing for Development Job Careers – SEATINI


Organisation: Southern and Eastern Africa Trade Information and Negotiations Institute (SEATINI)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
The Southern and Eastern Africa Trade Information and Negotiations Institute (SEATINI), established in 2001, SEATINI Uganda is one of the leading NGOs working on issues of trade, fiscal and development issues. SEATINI Uganda has focused on strengthening stakeholders’ capacity to influence trade, fiscal, and related policies and processes at national, regional and international levels for sustainable development and improved livelihoods in Uganda and the East African region.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Steer the development of technical proposals for the programme.
  • Formulate programme work plans and implementation strategies that are linked and relevant to the strategy objectives and take advantage of the existing opportunities for influencing policies and negotiations.
  • Ensure that programmes activities are implemented as per the approved plan and budget.
  • Steer the development of regular programme reports for management and donors, detailing achieved results and outcomes.
  • Act as the technical contact person for the programme and provide strategic support in the development of the Country Strategic Paper/plan.
  • Produce policy briefs, updates and topical articles for influencing policy processes and power centers.
  • Manage the program budget and ensure regular communication with the Accountant and Country Director on all budget matters.
  • Initiate and/or support relevant partnership within civil society, parliament, research and academia etc that will advance achievement of the programme purpose and objectives.
  • Develop newspaper articles
  • Develop newsletter articles


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or related fields. A Master’s Degree is desirable in Humanities, Social Sciences, Development Studies, Gender and Women Studies or Law from a recognized university, a broad knowledge of development issues, especially trade and tax is an added advantage.
  • Three years’ experience in a similar position, preferably in a busy NGO, and skills in project management and proposal writing.
  • Must have strong writing skills, including experience in generation of funding proposals, reports, and other informational documents
  • Good grasp of trade, fiscal policies and practices and their implications on the local economy and people’s livelihoods.
  • Demonstrate working experience in programme management with a reputable institution
  • Proven ability to successfully work as a team player and build and maintain a positive work environment within the Organization.
  • Thorough knowledge of Labor Laws
  • Customer Focus Integrity and trust Drive for results
  • Time management
  • Multi-tasking
  • Creativity

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applicants should address their applications and resumes/CVs including three (3) referees to; The Country Director, Southern and Eastern Africa Trade Information and Negotiations Institute (SEATINI-Uganda), deliver them to SEATINI-Uganda Offices on Plot 806, Block 213 Bukoto-Kisaasi Road, P.O Box 3138, Kampala, Uganda.
Please indicate the job title that you are interested in. You can also send your application on email; jobs@seatiniuganda.org

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Deadline: 10th August 2018, 17:00hrs

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