Program Associate NGO Career Jobs – International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ)

Job Title:      Program

Organization: International
Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ)

Duty Station: Kampala,

About US:

The International
Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ) works to advance justice in countries
that have endured massive human rights abuses under repression and in conflict.
We work with victims, civil society groups, national, and international
organizations to ensure redress for victims and to help prevent atrocities from
happening again. ICTJ has been supporting transitional justice initiatives in Uganda
since 2009.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Work with the Head of Office to
    conceptualize, design and implement programs to provide technical
    assistance and support to transitional justice processes in Uganda.
  • Perform research and writing tasks (compile
    and organize comparative information, legal research, etc.); prepare draft
    memos, and other documents under the supervision of the Head of Office;
  • Assist in the drafting country research
    papers and other written work for publication; and track country news and
  • Take a lead role in organizing
    workshops, conferences and missions as organizing workshops, seminars and
    compiling training materials on transitional justice issues.
  • Liaise effectively with local
    stakeholders including government and NGOs to ensure effective
    coordination and delivery of activities of ICTJ Uganda program office.
  • Actively participate in internal and
    external coordination meetings including liaison with ICTJ consultants.
  • Assist the Head of Office in maintaining
    contact with international and local partners, organizations, embassies,
    and other relevant civil society actors or government officials.
  • Assist the Head of Office in the
    development of proposals, work plans and budget, including preparing
    website updates and drafting reports on activities as required.
  • Coordinate with the Finance and
    Administrative Manager and Program Assistant in tracking program budgets
    and expenditure
  • Provide technical advice where
    appropriate and provide support to partners and other stakeholders on
  • Draft reports, for internal use, on
    transitional justice and political and security developments in Uganda,
    for review and input of the Head of Office.
  • Carry out any other duties as required
    by the Head of Office.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate must hold a Master’s
    degree in international relations, law, political science, development
    studies, or social sciences. Specialization in human rights, transitional
    justice is an added advantage;
  • Three to four years of relevant work
    experience, preferably in human rights and/or international programs;
  • Substantive academic or practical
    experience in human rights or transitional justice issues;
  • Excellent written communication skills;
  • Ability to communicate clearly and
    effectively with a diverse array of people;
  • Strong time management and project
    management skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills in order to
    work collaboratively with staff in ICTJ country office staff and
    departments as well as external partners;
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office and
    ability to use academic research tools is essential;
  • Extraordinary initiative, creativity and
    capacity to think strategically;
  • Team spirit and respectful working and
    decision-making style;
  • Willingness to travel as needed.

How to Apply:

All candidates
should send their updated CVs via Email to:

Deadline: 6th September, 2019

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