Entry Level Volunteer Program Officer Jobs – Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA Uganda)


Job Title:    Volunteer Program Officer

Organisation: Korea
International Cooperation Agency (KOICA Uganda)

Duty Station:  Kampala,


About US:

KOICA Uganda is a
governmental organization established to effective Official Development
Assistance (ODA) to enhance the effectiveness of the Republic of Korea’s grant
aid programs for Uganda by implementing selected Government grant aid and
technical cooperation programs. Since KOICA Uganda Office was founded in 2010
September, we have dispatched 475volunteers from 2011 in different areas such
as education, vocational training, agriculture, rural development, health,
public administration, forestry and fisheries, and energy industry in order to
promote friendly and cooperative relationship, mutual exchanges and supporting
of economic and social growth between the government of the Republic of Korea
and Uganda.


Job Summary: The
Volunteer Program officer shall assist WFK (World Friends Korea) Volunteers who
dispatched to respective institutions in Uganda and play a key role as a bridge
between volunteers and the organizations for successful volunteer service.
Under the guidance of the country director, the Officer will be responsible for
monitoring and ensuring high quality of volunteer activities. Also, she/he is
in charge of writing various reports about the volunteers’ activity on regular
basis. The Officer will work closely with Ministry of Education of Uganda as


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

program planning, monitoring, and evaluation for volunteer program including
site visits when it is necessary

to enhance the performance of volunteer program and volunteer’s project
(project agreement, progress, ceremony, etc.)

closely to strengthen the partnership between KOICA and partner organizations.

volunteer annual evaluation meeting, business trip and support other meetings

volunteer’s administrative issues (visa, letter, medical check, etc.) and
others as requested

the process of dispatching volunteers with host organizations before and after

and manage partnerships with Government ministries, other development partners,
financial institutions, key private sector actors and other related

research established best practices and make recommendations for quality
program service delivery

administrative support whenever required and perform any other duties that may
be assigned from time to time

duties assigned by Supervisor


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The applicant
must hold a Bachelor or Master Degree in Education, Social sciences,
International development studies, Statistics, and/or relevant subjects.

ability to analyze and report on program performance and impact.

At least
2-3 years of relevant experience preferably in a similar position or in project
planning, performance management, field survey in government, non-government
organization or international organization.

in research, publication, educational assessment, data management, as well as
analysis and production of Reports.

interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with
a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.

of academic and/or vocational education curricula.

maintenance skills.

to draw conclusions and make recommendations based on research data and

Skill in
the use of personal computers and related software applications.

planning and implementation skills.

of communication principles, media, and marketing techniques.

Skill in
organizing resources and establishing priorities.

to manage and facilitate educational programs.

writing and editorial skills.

of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control procedures.

working with donor agencies is preferable

level of integrity and confidentiality


How to Apply:

Please send your
application outlining your career aspirations and salary expectations in either
Microsoft Office Word Format or PDF format including your curriculum
vitae/resume and photocopies of academic documents not exceeding
uganda@koica.go.kr (Copied angela_uga@koica.go.kr) OR hand-deliver the
application   addressed to:


The Country

KOICA Uganda,

2nd Floor, Mariba

Plot 17, Golf Course
Road,   Kololo, Kampala


Deadline: 1st March 2021 at 1200 pm (Noon) EAT


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