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Posted date: 2020-Jun-23
African Diversity Inclusion Center is looking to recruit volunteers for positions that will lead to paid employment.
Brief Organization Background
Established in 2018, African Diversity and Inclusion Center (ADIC) is a Pan-African organization that promotes diversity, Equality, Equity and Inclusion in Africa through education and trainings, research and documentation, policy analysis and recommendations, and Events management. We do this through building programs and initiatives that seek to strength institutions both private and public, work with corporations and businesses, civil society and governments including national, regional and the African Union for the benefit of the most marginalized including women, youths and minority groups of people across Africa. We are a Not-for-profit pursuing our charitable status in Uganda as an International Development Organization.
Working under the supervision of the Director of Programs, the Program Officer will oversee program development, seek grants and proposals, manage projects and oversee budgets. Generally ensuring that activities and programs align with the goals and mission statements of ADIC.
Program Officers must be able to complete various tasks in meeting the demands of this position.Â
Core duties and responsibilities.
â€˘ Oversee programâ€™s development. This includes staff development, project management, implementation and daily management of activities.
â€˘ Create budgets for project costs and program expenditures working closely with other stakeholders in developing, maintaining and ensuring adherence to budgets. This responsibility also includes reviewing grant proposals.
â€˘ Build and maintain partnerships and relationships with other organizations, such as non-profits, corporations, public and private entities and governments including national, regional and African Union in order to expand resources, raise funding and educate the public about the work of a particular foundation.
â€˘ Supply reports about program development and ongoing activities. These reports might be generated weekly, monthly or quarterly.
â€˘ Understanding organizational goals and objectives and creating programs that adhere to these guidelines
â€˘ Implementing programs and projects to help organizations meet goals and objectives
â€˘ Apply project management knowledge regarding development, staffing, budgeting and scheduling
â€˘ Researching grant proposals and funding opportunities
â€˘ Developing relationships with various national, regional governments and African Union in order to expand resources, raise funding and educate the public about the work of ADIC.
â€˘ Knowledge of MS Word and Excel
â€˘ Strong understanding of financial management concepts
â€˘ A critical understanding of and deep commitment to social justice and human rights issues facing women and trans* peopleworldwideÂ
â€˘ At least 2 years of professional experience in a related organizationÂ
â€˘ 1 -Â¬2 years of work experience
â€˘ Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills as demonstrated in at least 2 years of professional experience
â€˘ Demonstrated ability to work within a team environment
â€˘ Demonstrated project management experience
â€˘ Bachelor's or Master's degree in related field, or equivalent work experience
â€˘ Excellent written and oral communications skills
â€˘ Demonstrated interest in a career within the field of womenâ€™s, youthsâ€™ and minority human rights and commitment to the mission and vision of ADIC.
â€˘ English language proficiency required; proficiency in French is an added advantage.
â€˘ Demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks and work well under pressure
â€˘ Strong critical thinking skills, ability to problem solve and resourcefulness
â€˘ Ability to work well with a diverse group of constituents; Awareness and understanding of issues of privilege, oppression, and marginalized communities
â€˘ Willingness to assume a range of unanticipated tasks and work flexible hours, including some weekend
â€˘ Excellent computer skills, including MS Office, familiarity with Mac preferable
â€˘ International travel may be required after training period
ADIC is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, age, religion/belief, HIV status and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities and women are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
For more information about ADIC, visit our website at www.africandicenter.org. Applications will be accepted up to July 30th, 2020 or until the position is filled, whichever is earlier. Please submit your letter of motivation with a detailed CV/resume stating your expected remuneration, email, telephone contacts, names and full contact details of three referees to recruitafricandicenter.org
Please write â€śADIC Program Officersâ€ť in the Subject Heading.Â
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