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ELMA Philanthropies Uganda Jobs – Fresher Associate Program Officer

Job Title: Associate Program Officer – ELMA Philanthropies Uganda Jobs 2020

Organization: ELMA Philanthropies Services

Duty Station: Kampala


ELMA Philanthropies Services Uganda (GHU) Profile:

With offices in New York City, Cape Town, Johannesburg, and Kampala, The ELMA Philanthropies Services develops program strategies, identifies and explores grant and other investing opportunities, monitors investment performance, and establishes philanthropic relationships for The ELMA Group of Foundations. This Group includes The ELMA Foundation, The ELMA Relief Foundation, The ELMA Vaccines and Immunization Foundation, The ELMA Music Foundation, The ELMA Growth Foundation, and The ELMA South Africa Foundation. The ELMA Philanthropies is largely focused on providing these services to the largest foundation within the group, The ELMA Foundation.


Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct thorough due diligence, including critical analysis of proposals, budgets, work-plans, monitoring and evaluating frameworks, organizational strengths and weaknesses, and external risk factors of grantees
  • Manage with diligence and precision relevant aspects of grants administration, including timely preparation, review and maintenance of all grant reports and documentation
  • Maintain and update all records and documents related to East Africa grants in ELMA’s grants management database
  • Assist in the drafting of grant recommendations and other documents for ELMA’s boards
  • Critically monitor the programmatic effectiveness and financial management of grantees and report this to senior management
  • Undertake analysis and prepare tables, reports and factsheets for presentation to the board, other colleagues, and stakeholders
  • Support scheduling and communication with partners, potential grantees, and current grantees
  • Respond to phone and e-mail inquiries
  • Other duties, as assigned


Minimum Qualification:

  • Undergraduate degree required, Masters qualification preferred
  • At least two years of experience working in the education, health, or development sectors within eastern Africa
  • Respect for the diversity of ELMA colleagues, grantees, beneficiaries, and stakeholders
  • Excellent research and analytical skills and ability to write and present effectively in English for a variety of audiences
  • Ability to analyze budgets and other financial information
  • Ability to source, synthesize, and effectively present information and data
  • Excellent communicator and able to collaborate on multi-country teams as well as with external stakeholders and partners
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Strong work ethic and ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software
  • A valid passport and ability to travel in the region as needed
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours as needed
  • A Ugandan citizen or having legal authorization to work in Uganda


How To Apply for ELMA Philanthropies Uganda Jobs 2020:

All interested Ugandan nationals who wish to join us in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to send a detailed CV, a TYPED cover letter, all necessary academic documents and the contact details of three work-related referees all in one PDF document addressed to [email protected]

Deadline: August 31, 2020

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