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African Institute for Capacity Development (AICAD)   |   Kampala, Uganda   |   Log in or register to see the closing date

Programme Officer

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Project, program management
  • Expert (non-managerial)
  • Full Time
  • Temporary
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Job Summary

African Institute for Capacity Development (AICAD) is a regional international institution whose main mandate is poverty reduction through human resource capacity development. The institute is jointly funded by the governments of Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. The AICAD Head Office is located in Juja Kenya.

AICAD has country offices in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda located at Egerton University, Nakuru, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, and Makerere University in Kampala, respectively. AICAD hereby invites applications from qualified nationals of Uganda, who are competent, proactive and selfdriven professionals to work in AICAD Country Office in Uganda, located at Makerere University, Kampala to immediately fill the position above.

How to apply
AICAD is an equal opportunities employer and these positions are open to all, but ONLY qualified candidates should submit a CV, photocopies of relevant certificates, a daytime telephone contact, email, names and addresses of three referees and cover letter explaining how the experience detailed in the CV, will contribute to the requirements of the position. Applications should be delivered by hand to: African Institute for Capacity Development, Uganda Country Office, P.O BOX 71949, Plot 144 Pool Road, Makerere University. Applicants MUST register their application upon delivery.


Answerable to the Country Director with close supervision of the Assistant Country Director, the Programme Officer will be responsible for:

  1. Planning and implementing country programme activities in the line with programme activities in the country office;
  2. Carrying out monitoring and evaluation of country programmes based on the set criteria; prepare detailed periodic reports on programme activities in the country on behalf of the Secretariat;
  3. Planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of research projects, training and information networking;
  4. Undertake various types of duties related to research and development, training and extension and information networking and documentation on behalf of the secretariat; disseminate skills and knowledge of the AICAD Ex-trainees to the local communities;
  5. Undertaking any other duties as may be assigned by the Country Director or his/her assignee.

General Information

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Contract type: Temporary
Job type: Full Time
Location: Kampala
Area of work: Project, program management
Seniority: Expert (non-managerial)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required skills: Project monitoring and evaluation (M&E); Reporting; Programme management; Training program planning; Project implementation; Research planning
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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African Institute for Capacity Development (AICAD)

Education, academicCompany size: 20-50 people

The African Institute for Capacity Development (AICAD), is an international organization with its Headquarters located at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT), Juja, 35 km along Thika road north of the city of Nairobi, in Kenya. The main goal of the Institute is poverty reduction in the African region through human capacity development.

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