Monday, 21 January 2019

Programme Coordinator Job at Rosa Luxemburg Foundation (RLF)

Rosa Luxemburg Foundation – East African Regional Office

Rosa Luxemburg Foundation (RLF), a German institution committed to democratic socialism. Our regional office in East Africa is based in Dar-es-Salaam and the key components of our regional programme comprise of international and regional trade policy, regional integration, participatory democracy, climate change, extractives and natural resource use among others.

Our regional office in East Africa, based in Dar-es-Salaam, has one job opening:

Programme Coordinator -Uganda Programme

The Programme Coordinator – Uganda programme has to be conversant with the political economy of Uganda and the East Africa region.The coordinator has a fundamental role in deciding the strategic development of programme components of work in Uganda in close cooperation with Rosa Luxemburg Foundation partners on the ground.

We expect the programme manager to:

Duties and Responsibilities

Management of and support to existing projects and partnerships regarding Assessment of incoming project proposals, preparation of decision making process Coordinating Monitoring & Evaluation regarding the regional programme as such Informing RLS Fiead Office on new projects / partners in Uganda.

Carry out lobby activities in close cooperation with partner organisations in Uganda. Network and establish strategic partnerships with institutions, universities, NGOs and CBOs, activists, media and government

Provide analysis and advise on relevant regional socio-economic and political trends


Relevant academic background, a Master’s degree in social sciences will be an added advantage.

At least five years working experience after completion of graduate studies, knowledge of at least two indigenous languages, existing cultural complexities and historical perspectives within Uganda.

Knowledge of BMZ fund management and requisite reporting guidelines. Organisational development and theoretical analysis skills.

Basic knowledge in German, Kiganda and Runyakitara would be an advantage.

Applications have to be submitted electronically only and should have a cover letter, an up-to-date CV, certificates and your salary expectations. Applications must be submitted to not later than 28th of January, 2019. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.