Job Title: Local Government Program Officer
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About USAID GAPP Project:
RTI is the prime contractor for USAID funded GAPP program. The goal of this 5 year program is to increase participation accountability and local governance for effective service delivery. GAPP focuses on three components; Strengthen local government revenue, procurement, financial and planning systems, support, Strengthen national level government accountability institutions in their interaction with local governments and Strengthen civil society organizations and other non-state actors to improve voice and accountability.
Job Summary: The Local Government Program Officer will offer technical support to the Local Government Expert to ensure the effective implementation of activities and coordinate the District coordinators on program activities as they relate to focus area.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
- The candidate should possess a master’s degree in a related field
- At least three years of relevant experience or a bachelor’s degree in a related field with a minimum of six years relevant experience.
- Good working knowledge and experience working with local government in Uganda required.
How to Apply for the job:
All suitably qualified and interested applicants should send their updated CVs with contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org and indicate “Uganda Local Government Program Officer” in the subject title. Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Only short listed applicants will be contacted.