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Programme Officer-UNATCOM

at Ministry of Education
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted February 11, 2019
Category Social Services & Nonprofit
Currency UGX


Job title : Programme Officer-UNATCOM
Ref. No. : HRM 48/185/01 Vol. 65 (01A)
Vacancies : One (01)
Salary Scale : U2
Reports to : Deputy Secretary General-UNATCOM
Purpose of the job:
 A Program Officer’s purpose is to provide technical/specialised advice and
assistance to the Commission and clients in respect to the Specific
programme area so as to ensure timely and effective implementation of
portfolio activities.
Duties and responsibilities:
 Lead in the overall development and implementation of programme
strategy and the design and development of specific projects and
initiatives in the programme area;
 Assist and advise government ministries, departments, agencies, institutions,
NGOs and other partners in interpretation of UNESCO policies and standard
instruments and developing projects in line with UNESCO’s guidelines,
framework and budget;
 Provide secretarial services and support to the Programme Committees,
working Groups and Specialised Committees;
 Identify and initiate policy issues, plans and guidelines, best practices in the
programme area to support evidence based programming;
 Prepare briefs, position papers, reports etc on activities and projects in the
programme area;
 Coordinate and monitor the implementation of projects/ interventions in
the programme area;
 Support or undertake research, monitoring and evaluation of activities in
the programme.

Experience Requirements

Minimum of five (05) years at the level of Senior Officer (U3) in Government or Senior position in a reputable organisation.

Education Requirements

Bachelors’ degree in any of the fields of UNESCO’S Competence
(Education, Culture, Communication, Information and Sciences). Training and Knowledge in management, project planning and administration is an added advantage;