Projects Development Officer – Kampala (to work on the ethiopan mission) job post at ACTED

  • Temporary
  • Kampala

Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development (ACTED)

Fixed term | 6 Months | ASAP

 

ACTED

Created in 1993, ACTED is an international non-governmental organization pursuing a dual mandate of emergency response and development interventions in 40 of some of the world’s most vulnerable countries affected by conflicts, disasters or socio-economic hardship? With a team of 7,000 national staff and 400 international staff, ACTED implements 500 projects a year to support more than 20 million beneficiaries, notably in hard-to-reach areas.

 

ACTED goes to the last mile through programs and approaches that look beyond the immediate emergency towards opportunities for longer term livelihood reconstruction and sustainable development. Guided by the motto “Think Local, Act Global” and its 3Zero –Zero Exclusion, Zero Carbon, and Zero Poverty – strategy, ACTED puts local territories at the centre and provides a tailored support to local needs.

 

ACTED Ethiopia

ACTED has been present in Ethiopia since 2019, addressing the needs of IDPs affected by drought and conflict. From its capital office in Addis Ababa ACTED operates 4 field offices across Somali, Tigray and Afar Regions providing integrated emergency response in the sectors of WASH, shelter, food security and CCCM.

 

You will be in charge of

The Project Development Officer (PDO) contributes to the development of project proposals in line with ACTED’s global and in-country programme strategy, and ensures proper grant management, incl. timely reporting of project achievements to donors. The PDO facilitates internal communication and coordination with relevant departments, and contributes to ACTED external communication strategy.

 

Main duties

Fundraising

Context Analysis

External relations:

Fundraising and proposal development:

 

Grant Management

  • Contract follow-up
  • Reporting
  • Partner Follow-up

 

Management and Internal Coordination

  • Staff Management (if any):
  • Internal Coordination and Communication:
  • Filing

 

External Communication

Expected skills and qualifications

  • Master Level education in a relevant field such as International Relations, Development or Political Science;
  • 1-2 years previous work experience in a relevant position;
  • Previous related work experience, with knowledge of project design, proposal writing and grants management;
  • Knowledge of the humanitarian aid system and ability to understand the donors systems;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, analytical skills;
  • Strong coordination and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work in a multicultural and fast-paced environment;
  • Ability to work well under pressure;
  • Good team spirit and ability to work with diverse profiles.

 

Conditions

  • Salary between 1500 and 1700€ monthly (before income tax), depending on the level of education, security level, etc. as well as a monthly living allowance of $300
  • Accommodation and food provided in ACTED guesthouse
  • Pension, health insurance, life insurance and repatriation assistance (& unemployment insurance for EU citizens)
  • Flight tickets every 6 months & visa fees covered
  • Contribution to the luggage transportation: up to 100 kgs, depending on the length of the contract
  • Annual leave of 25 to 43 days per year
  • One week pre-departure training in ACTED HQ, including a 3-days in situ security training
  • Tax advice (free 30-minute call with a tax consultant)
  • Psychological assistance

 

How to apply

Please send your application (CV and letter of motivation) by email jobs@acted.org  including the reference: PDO/ETH-UGA

Please note that ACTED will never charge a fee for the recruitment process.

 

Closing date3 Feb 2023

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@acted.org

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