Job Title: Programme Officer (PO) – Technical Advisor Program

Job location: Kampala

Start: September 2021

Reports to: Senior Programme Officer – Technical Advisor (TA) Program

1) Tasks and Responsibilities

· Supports the detailed planning and management of the TA program

· Supports identification of partners and development of new TA assignments

· Supports the TA recruitment process

· Supports internal coordination of logistics and legal support for TA assignment

· Supports with the preparation and implementation of TA In-Country Training

· supports communication with TAs and partners

· Performs periodical monitoring meeting with TAs and partners

· Supports the coordination of Annual TA meetings

· Assesses local salary support fund

· Reviews and provides feedback to TA reports

· Gives legal advice / support to contractual issues for TA **

· Any other duties as provided by the Supervisor

2) Location

The PO will be employed by HORIZONT3000 East Africa in Kampala, Uganda based at the Regional Office in Kampala with frequent travelling in East Africa. This is a local contract one needs to have rights to work in Uganda
3) Qualifications

· University Degree in Law (preferably) or BA in Humanities/ Social Sciences and at least 4 years’ experience in a comparable position preferably in an NGO in the field of development.

· Understanding the development context and the social cultural and psychological aspect of TA assignment

· Experience in working in an international organization coordinating international staff.

4) Skills and Competences

· Strong interpersonal relations skills in an intercultural work environment

· Knowledge of German and Kiswahili is an added advantage

· Self-driven personality who can work under minimal supervision and deliver results in time and in budget

· Excellent communication skills with good command of both oral and written English Strong analytical skills

· Flexibility, attention to detail, orderliness, integrity

· Proficient in Microsoft Office packages (especially Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

5) Terms of service
The Programme Officer forms part of the team at the Regional Office East Africa in Kampala. An initial one year contract with probation of three months will be offered and this will be renewed with a long contract subject to satisfactory performance. Remuneration based on experience and qualifications

6) About HORIZONT3000
HORIZONT3000 is an Austrian NGO working in the area of development cooperation. With the mandate of our member organisations of the catholic development sector, we specialize in the monitoring and implementation of projects as well as provision of experts in low income countries
Thematically, HORIZONT3000 focuses on three sectors: Civil Society and Human Rights, Rural Development and Natural Resources Management, and Education. Gender and Environmental Protection are cross-cutting issues.
HORIZONT3000 aims at targeting the most vulnerable population groups, such as smallholders, women, children and youth, human rights groups as well as indigenous population.
Through its presence in the 2 regional and 2 country offices around the world, HORIZONT3000 is closer to its local partner organizations and beneficiaries.

HORIZONT3000 values it partners cooperates and engages them through an open and constructive dialogue guaranteeing them a participatory approach and ensuring relevance and sustainability. All projects and programmes are developed upon request and in cooperation with the partners.

HORIZONT3000 considers capacity development as core methodology of its work. It is conceived as the expansion of the capacities of people, organizations and societies on various levels.

How to Apply

Send your typed application including cover letter, curriculum vitae and copies of relevant academic certificates and references by email to: until 23rd of July 2021.

For further information check the HORIZONT3000 East Africa website