Monday, August 19, 2013

Saferworld Country Programme Manager, Regional Project Coordinators and Finance Manager Jobs in Kampala Uganda

Saferworld Great Lakes, Sudan & South Sudan Region

Based in Kampala, Uganda

Saferworld is an independent non-governmental organisation that works with civil society, governments and international organisations to prevent and reduce violent conflict and promote cooperative approaches to security. 

Saferworld has been working in Africa since 1997, with a primary focus upon East Africa and the Horn region. 

We have well-established programmes in Kenya, Uganda, Somalia and South Sudan and also support regional and international conflict prevention and security-building processes.

Saferworld headquarters are in London, with offices in Nairobi, Kampala and Juba.

Although Saferworld has been developing analysis and advocacy work on conflict and security issues relevant to the region based on the premise that many of the region’s countries long term peace and development can depend on the peace and stability of its neighbours. 

As part of this approach, Saferworld has established a new programme of work on Sudan based out of Saferworld’s offices in Kampala and is currently recruiting for the following posts
Country Programme Manager
The country manager is expected to lead on developing Saferworld’s Sudan programme, to build and maintain effective internal and external relationships for the programme and provide strong and effective project and financial management. 

The successful candidate will have a minimum of five years of senior management experience in the region, preferably in Sudan. 

Arabic language skills are desirable.
Regional Project Coordinators
The Regional Project Coordinators will implement a variety of activities within the programme including but not limited to research, training, partner liaison and advocacy. 

Successful candidates will have at least 3 years’ relevant experience of NGO project implementation and an in-depth knowledge of conflict issues in Sudan. 

S/he will also have a Master’s degree in conflict transformation or a related field, or equivalent experience and strong Arabic skills are desirable.

Finance Manager
The Finance Manager leads on all aspects of financial management, system development and line management of financial staff for the Kampala office, as well as providing support and capacity building to staff within Saferworld and key partner organisations. 

The successful candidate will have a minimum of five years experience in an INGO setting, a   recognised accounting qualification (CIMA, ACCA, etc) and experience of managing a variety of different funds, including but not limited to EU, UN, USAID and other bilateral donors.

All positions are based in Kampala and offer a competitive INGO salary and relevant benefits. 

Applications from Ugandan applicants are encouraged. 

The deadline for applications for all positions is Sunday 1st September. 

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