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Programme Advisor – Accountability, Civic Engagement and Rights

Job title: Programme Advisor – Accountability, Civic Engagement and Rights
The Danish Embassy seeks to recruit Programme Advisors to help drive our work on Accountability,
Civic Engagement and Rights. If you have experience in the administration of development cooperation,
development cooperation programming and within civil society, we would like to hear from you!
Key Responsibilities
Programme implementation
 Oversee the strategy, partner implementation and administration of projects including results
frameworks, finance, and reporting.
 Provide technical advice and support to implementing partners so that they are equipped to
contribute effectively towards the relevant thematic areas.
 Participate in coordination and dialogue with stakeholders incl. Development Partners, the
Government of Uganda, and civil society.
Administration and grant management
 Support the drafting and review of grant agreements to ensure adherence to Danish government
 Support with grant management, i.e. ensuring all partner contracts are signed, filed and agreed
obligations are implemented, including partner accountability, anti-corruption follow-up and
budget management.
 Oversee timely reporting, including financial and narrative reporting.
 Monitoring of compliance and progress during the implementation of the grant.
Qualification & Experience
 Master’s degree in political science, social science, development studies, business, finance,
economics, or a related field.
 At least 5 years’ experience in administration and management of grants, working for a donor or
in a medium to large-sized donor-funded organisation.
 At least 5 years’ experience working in the area of accountability, civic engagement and human
 Experience working with partner organisations in relation to grants management
Behavioural Competencies:
 Good interpersonal skills, a collaborative style and the ability to communicate effectively at all
 Ability to work independently and proactively
What we offer
 An exciting position with meaningful work and great responsibility
 Influence of own tasks and planning of work and a high level of independence in the performance
of tasks
 Committed colleagues working together in an open and informal environment
 A work week of 37 hours and competitive compensation package, including attractive pension
and health insurance scheme
Expected commencement date is 1 September 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter. The position is
fixed-term, ending 31 December 2027, with a possibility for renewal.
How to apply
To apply please send your CV and cover letter (including contact details for 3 work-related referees) to
email address with the subject “DK – Programme Advisor PACER”.
Your E-mail must not exceed 2 MB.
Please only email your CV and cover letter, do not attach copies of certificates, diplomas or reference
letters. Please do not attach photographs to your CV or cover letter.
All relevant applicants are encouraged to apply for the position, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity,
personal background, etc.
While we appreciate all applicants for their interest in working with us, only those selected for interviews
will be contacted.
The deadline for receiving applications is 5 PM on the 31 July 2023


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