Embassy of Ireland in Uganda is hiring

Full Time
  • Post Date: February 10, 2019
  • Apply Before: February 27, 2019
Job Description

The Embassy of Ireland in Uganda works to strengthen bilateral relations between Ireland and Uganda to promote Ireland’s values and interests in Uganda. Ireland’s current strategy (2016-2020) for Uganda is guided by our foreign policy, ‘The Global Island, Ireland’s Foreign Policy for a Changing World’, and Ireland’s policy for international development, ‘One World One Future’.

The strategy covers the breadth of the Embassy’s work including consular and visa services, cultural promotion, trade and investment promotion, political engagement, and the development cooperation programme, which is closely aligned to the Government of Uganda’s second National Growth and Development Plan. A copy of Ireland’s strategy is available on; https://www. irishaid.ie/media/irishaid/allwebsitemedi a/20newsandpublications/FINAL-Uganda- CSP-print-version.pdf

The Embassy of Ireland in Uganda is seeking a dynamic and experienced individual to join our organisation as a Facilities & Resources Manager. The Facilities & Resources Manager is a key member of the senior management team and he/she works closely with the Head of Mission, Office Manager and Administration Staff at the Embassy. The Facilities & Resources Manager reports to the Second Secretary.

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The Embassy is now seeking a dynamic and experienced individual to join our organisation as Humanitarian Advisor, a new position reporting to the head of cooperation. The Humanitarian Advisor will be required to manage the humanitarian programme in accordance with agreed institutional standards of programme/grant management and represent Ireland in key policy dialogue fora. as a senior member of the embassy’s technical team, the Humanitarian Advisor will be expected to contribute across the work of the embassy, including as climate change focal point/ champion.

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The Embassy is now seeking to appoint two dynamic and experienced individuals to join our organisation as Programme Executive. The Programme Executive is a key support function to the development programme in the Embassy working with the Head of Co-operation, Deputy Head of Cooperation and a team of technical advisors to ensure efficient and effective administration of the development programme and compliance with key institutional grant management requirements. The Programme Executive will also have responsibility for the management of specific projects working closely with the relevant advisors. Other responsibilities will include event management and communications as well as providing PA support to the Head of Co-operation and Deputy Head of Co-operation.

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