Junior Professional Officer – Programme Development & Grants Coordinator NGO Jobs – DanChurchAid (DCA)

Job Title:  Junior Professional Officer – Programme Development & Grants Coordinator  

Organisation: DanChurchAid (DCA)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda


About US:

DanChurchAid (DCA) is a faith-based, non-missionary relief and development organization based in Copenhagen, Denmark and founded in 1922. DCA has supported development and humanitarian programs in Uganda for over 35 years, working in partnership with local partners. DCA is a member of the ACT Alliance. Our key competencies in Uganda are livelihoods and food security, humanitarian response, and civil society development.


Job Summary:  The main purpose of the Junior Professional Officer – Programme Development & Grants Coordinator is to plan, coordinate and ensure quality and timeliness in all grants and fundraising processes of DCA’s Country Office in Uganda. The PDGC is the focal point and key person responsible for 1) coordinating timely proposal development – together with partner organisations, other INGO staff and DCA colleagues – ensuring that proposals are of high quality and meet donor requirements, 2) ensuring appropriate grants management of international funded projects, 3) assisting in building relations and increase visibility of DCA among both donors, private sector, partners, INGOs and other key stakeholders, 4) ensuring that all funded projects meet the visibility and communication requirements of the funding agency and 5) securing constructive and close collaboration with relevant units and colleagues in DCA, both in Uganda and in DCA in Copenhagen. Finally, the PDGC builds the competence of DCA staff and partners to do fundraising from international as well as country-based donors.

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Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant should preferably hold a university degree in international development or other related sciences
  • At least two years of working experience, preferably internationally.
  • Documented successful experience in coordinating proposal development and writing, incl. excellent English writing skills.
  • Knowledge of grant management of international donors including EU, ECHO, UNHCR, Danida and other institutional donors. Knowledge of and experience in working with the partners and the private sector.
  • Enjoys and is good at liaison, building relations and networking.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills with experience in engaging with people of different cultures and backgrounds.
  • Flexible, pro-active, self-motivated and good at coordinating and organizing own work as well as that of the team, while managing several processes at a time. This should be combined with a strong attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of DCA’s programmatic areas is an advantage.


NB: Please note, that since this is a junior position applicants should not have more than 4 years of resource mobilization and grant management experience.


How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below.


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Deadline: 23rd April 2023


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