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Vacancy - Adviser – Programme Officer at the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Kampala

The Embassy is looking for a new member of its Development Assistance Team. The main responsibilities will be development cooperation projects and programmes related to the Ugandan refugee response, as well as providing overviews and analysis regarding the refugee situation in Uganda and the region.

The candidate should have extensive knowledge of refugee issues, humanitarian assistance and the refugee response in Uganda and/or the region, with demonstrated track-record in successfully managing collaborative projects that engage multiple stakeholders. Knowledge of results-based management and high level of expertise in programme management/grant management is necessary. Experience related to the Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework (CRRF) in Uganda will be highly appreciated. Work-experience from multilateral organizations and institutions such as the UN or the World Bank is also of interest.

The candidate must be comfortable with working in a multi-cultural environment and being a team player.

Qualifications and competences required:

  • Higher education (postgraduate level)
  • Experience  from work with refugee response issues
  • Experience with result-based project management
  • Good writing, analytical, communication and networking skills
  • Very good knowledge of English, written and oral
  • Flexibility and ability to work under pressure and manage multiple tasks



What we can offer: The Embassy is offering a 1-year contract with the possibility of extension, in accordance with regulations for local staff at the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Kampala. We can offer a highly competitive salary and challenging tasks with a high degree of responsibility, in a flexible and friendly working environment.


If interested in the position:

Please send your application (application letter, photo, CV and recommendations - no other documents required) by e-mail to: emb.


Closing date for applications is 1 September 2020. Late applications will not be considered. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


For any questions regarding this position, please contact Deputy Head of Mission and Head of Development Cooperation, Ms. Zenia Chrysostomidis (