Fresher Associate Program Officer Job Opportunities – ELMA Philanthropies Services

Job Title:    Associate Program Officer (Fresher

Organisation: ELMA
Philanthropies Services

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:

With offices in New
York City, Cape Town, Johannesburg, and Kampala, The ELMA Philanthropies
Services develops program strategies, identifies and explores grant and other
investing opportunities, monitors investment performance, and establishes philanthropic
relationships for The ELMA Group of Foundations. This Group includes The ELMA
Foundation, The ELMA Relief Foundation, The ELMA Vaccines and Immunization
Foundation, The ELMA Music Foundation, The ELMA Growth Foundation, and The ELMA
South Africa Foundation. The ELMA Philanthropies is largely focused on
providing these services to the largest foundation within the group, The ELMA

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

thorough due diligence, including critical analysis of proposals, budgets,
work-plans, monitoring and evaluating frameworks, organizational strengths and
weaknesses, and external risk factors of grantees

with diligence and precision relevant aspects of grants administration,
including timely preparation, review and maintenance of all grant reports and

and update all records and documents related to East Africa grants in ELMA’s
grants management database

in the drafting of grant recommendations and other documents for ELMA’s boards

monitor the programmatic effectiveness and financial management of grantees and
report this to senior management

analysis and prepare tables, reports and factsheets for presentation to the
board, other colleagues, and stakeholders

scheduling and communication with partners, potential grantees, and current

to phone and e-mail inquiries

duties, as assigned

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The applicant
must hold an Undergraduate degree required, Masters qualification preferred

At least
two years of experience working in the education, health, or development
sectors within eastern Africa

for the diversity of ELMA colleagues, grantees, beneficiaries, and stakeholders

research and analytical skills and ability to write and present effectively in
English for a variety of audiences

to analyze budgets and other financial information

to source, synthesize, and effectively present information and data

communicator and able to collaborate on multi-country teams as well as with
external stakeholders and partners

organizational and time management skills

work ethic and ability to prioritize and multi-task

with Microsoft Office software

A valid
passport and ability to travel in the region as needed

to work non-traditional hours as needed

Ugandan citizen or having legal authorization to work in Uganda

How to Apply:

All interested
Ugandan nationals who wish to join us in the aforementioned capacity are
encouraged to send a detailed CV, a TYPED cover letter, all necessary academic
documents and the contact details of three work-related referees all in one PDF
document addressed to

Deadline: 31st August 2020

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