UNCDF Programme Officer Jobs 2024 – Uganda NGO Jobs

UNCDF Programme Officer Jobs 2024 – Uganda NGO Jobs.

UNCDF Uganda looking for “Programme Officer”.

Applicants with a degree in Master degree may apply on or before May 13, 2024.

The United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) The UN Capital Development Fund makes public and private finance work for the poor in the world’s 46 least developed countries (LDCs). With its capital mandate and instruments, UNCDF offers “last mile” finance models that unlock public and private resources, especially at the domestic level, to reduce poverty and support local economic development. This last mile is where available resources for development are scarcest; where market failures are most pronounced; and where benefits from national growth tend to leave people excluded.

UNCDF Programme Officer Jobs 2024

The UNCDF has published a job vacancy announcement on May 01, 2024 for qualified Uganda’s to fill in the vacant post of Programme Officer to be based in Kampala, Uganda.

Recruiter United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF)
Position Programme Officer
Location Kampala, Uganda
Country Uganda
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Master degree
Experience Required Minimum Three years
Application Deadline May 13, 2024

UNCDF Job Vacancy 2024

Task description

In carrying out his/her work, the Programme Officer will work closely with national and subnational governments and partners to ensure the good delivery of the action, the reporting, and the monitoring and evaluation. As part of the LoCAL Team, working under the direct supervision of the Programme Specialist, the Programme Officer will contribute to the effective delivery of the Programme’s activities, covering all the expected results and tasks below;

  • Ensure the effective implementation of LoCAL in target countries in close collaboration with the Programme Specialist, UNCDF national teams and the LoCAL Facility (global team);
  • Contribute to the provision of technical assistance for LoCAL in target countries (e.g. writing terms of reference, letters of agreement, memorandum of understanding, official letters, support recruitment and management of consultants, etc);
  • Contribute to quality monitoring, evaluation and reporting (e.g. preparation and monitoring of the annual work plans, organization and participation in field missions, contribution to the preparation of the quarterly and annual reports);
  • Contribute to the organization of events, meetings, conferences, etc., including proposing agenda topics, identifying participants, preparation of documents and presentations, etc.
  • Collect intelligence on technical and financial partners, identify opportunities for collaboration with key stakeholders and support the development of partnerships for LoCAL in assigned countries.
  • Facilitate the process of preparation, design, submission and approval of programme/project concepts and full-fledged proposals for financing.
  • Contribute to operations activities, including finance, planning, human resources, procurement, transport, IT, security, administration and ensure they follow UNCDF’s rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Contribute to the knowledge and communication efforts of LoCAL based on lessons learned and results achieved from target countries (e.g. collecting stories from the field, photos/videos, webpage, as appropriate);
  • Perform any other duties as it may be required.

Position in Organization:

  • Description of assignment title: Programme Officer
  • Host entity: UNCDF
  • Assignment country: Uganda
  • Type: Onsite
  • Expected start date: 31/05/2024
  • Duration: 12 months (with possibility of extension)
  • Sustainable Development Goal: 1. No poverty
  • Number of assignments: 1
  • Volunteer category: International UN Volunteer Specialist
  • Duty stations: Kampala


  • Bachelor degree or equivalent in environmental science and management, climate science, geographic studies, political science, international development, economics, or a related field is required.

Required experience

  • 3 years of experience in progressively responsible positions in implementing and monitoring development projects on climate change and/or environmental conservation, preferably in the context of local development finance and fiscal decentralization.
  • Work experience with local stakeholders, in particular local governments and local communities, and in addressing gender equality as project objective and/or cross-cutting issue in developing countries, is desirable;
  • Work experience in programme development and management with demonstrated experience in writing project documents, resource mobilization, staff supervision and management;
  • Strong awareness of key and emerging issues related to climate change/adaptation is highly desirable;
  • Desirable knowledge of local public financial management and governance, including decentralization processes and instruments (e.g. performance-based grants, intergovernmental fiscal transfer systems, etc);
  • Proven/demonstrable networking capabilities and ability to associate him/herself with a range of actors (inter alia central and local governments; policy makers; development partners and donors, local communities, women and youth groups) with a view to building relations and facilitating links is highly desirable;
  • Experience with a UN organization/agency is desirable but not a requirement.
  • Experience with UNCDF/UNDP policies, rules and procedures is desirable, but not a requirement.


  • English, Level: Fluent, Required

How to Apply UNCDF Programme Officer Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://app.unv.org/opportunities/1754999126232320

The Closing Date: May 13, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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