ULGA invites candidates interested in taking up the following vacant positions to submit their applications to the Human Resource Unit not later than Wednesday 31st May 2017 at 5:00pm.

Position: Resource Mobilization Officer

Location: Kampala

Reports to: Manager Membership Service & Institutional Development

Job Summary: To coordinate, monitor project implementation and provide technical support to staff and members in resource mobilization and management of grants in line with donor guidelines and ULGA Policies.

Key Roles and responsibilities

a)     To monitor and report on progress of implementation of projects against agreed work plans and budgets.

b)    To provide leadership in resource mobilization and advise management on management of the resources.


c)     To consolidate and prepare timely accurate financial donor reports in line with donor guidelines and ULGA policies and procedures.

d)    To lead the development and implementation of country program resource mobilization strategy in line with ULGA Strategy.

e)     To coordinate the management of project related documents, maintain project records and provide status updates to donors when required.

f)      To Carry out Organizational tasks, building relationships, research   and records keeping.

g)     To develop and manage ULGA’s donor relations in line with fundraising policies and strategy.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

Basic Qualification

a)      Degree in Commerce, Development Studies, Business Administration, Social Sciences, Financial Management or Accounting from recognized university.

b)     Relevant professional qualifications and training in Project planning and management, monitoring and evaluation are added advantage.

c)      Additional Training in Research, facilitating and Organizing trainings



a) At least 3 years of working in fund raising, accounting and finance preferably with an NGO.

b) Knowledge of donor financial accounting procedures and operations of sub grant partners/Local Governments or Community based organizations.

c) Knowledge of budgeting and budgetary control, proposal writing, Analytical Skills and Asset/Inventory management.

Character and Competences

a)     Strategic and Analytical thinking

b)    Team work

c)     Communication skills

d)    Problem solving, judgement and decision-making skills

e)     Creativity, self-driven and resilience.

Leadership skills



All applications should be addressed to

The Secretary General,

Uganda Local Governments Association


Please send a copy of your CV with a cover letter indicating 3 referees, two of whom should have been direct supervisors to opportunities @ulga.org.


Drop your application at our offices at:


Kibuga, Block 13, Plot 136, Najjanankumbi,

Entebbe Road, Kampala

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