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SDG Scholarship Project Officer Austrian NGO Careers - HORIZONT3000


Organisation: HORIZONT3000
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior Program Officer Technical Advisory Program (TAP)

About US:
HORIZONT3000 is an Austrian NGO working in the area of development cooperation. With the mandate of our member organisations of the catholic development sector we specialise in the monitoring and implementation of projects as well as in the provision of experts in developing countries.

Job Summary:   The SDG Scholarship Project Officer will work closely with the TAP team to  plan and implement the SDG internship program in Uganda and Kenya.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Planning Phase:
  • Identification of potential field placements for students with partner organizations in the wider HORIZONT3000 network
  • Assessment of partner organizations
  • Development of assignment descriptions for internships of 3-6 months
  • Preparation and orientation of partner organizations
  • Prepare Work/Residence Permit application process
Implementation Phase:
  • Organization of country specific orientation trainings for the students (twice a year)
  • Render support in the process of conducting monitoring visits to the partner organizations during the internships
  • Evaluation of assignments together with the partner organizations, the students and HORIONT300
  • Perform any other duties in the Technical Advisory Program as assigned by the supervisor


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The SDG Scholarship Project Officer must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Sciences, Development Studies or International Relations
  • At least three years’ experience in project planning, implementation and monitoring with an (I)NGO.
  • Ability to work against tight deadlines and under pressure, excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to plan, prioritise and manage own workload under minimal supervision
  • Ability to work on own initiative and to work well as part of a team
  • Experience in project proposal writing
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, good problem solving skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office packages (especially Word, PowerPoint and Excel)
  • Competences in at least one field of rural development/natural resources, WASH and human rights/civil society is desirable
  • Experience in working in a church-based environment is desirable
  • Excellent skills in speaking and writing in English, knowledge of Luganda and/or Kiswahili is an added advantage

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their typed cover letters, curriculum vitae and copies of relevant academic certificates and references via email to: office@horizont3000.org

Deadline: 29th July 2018

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