Budget & Programming Officer Sc8, Kampala, Kampala

Last update 2024-07-22
Expires 2024-08-22
ID #2195684049
Budget & Programming Officer Sc8, Kampala, Kampala
Uganda, Central Region, Kampala,
Modified June 17, 2024


BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: To support the delivery of budget and resource analysis and programming activities and/or provide support in the country office , partnering with managers to apply best practice approaches that support the efficient, effective and compliant utilisation of funds.


Contribute towards the development of a limited number of projects, plans, processes and procedures ensuring compliance with wider budget programming policies and WFP standards.2.

Create and review limited number of project budget plans and monitor ongoing project performance against budget, ensuring adherence to guidance and policies, and providing financial analysis and advice to optimise resources3.

Monitor and provide advice on actions related to project closure and resource transfer.


Monitor and provide advice on fund utilisation and advance financing, loan and borrowing, repayment and refinancing arrangements; alerting Country/Regional Directors to approaching deadlines for unassigned funds and potential resource shortfalls/surpluses, and proposing appropriate solutions.


Monitor and manage the resource pipeline to maximise operational effectiveness, adhering to standards and processes, and providing advice on resource allocations based on severity of pipeline shortfalls using relevant pipeline tools6.

Contribute to the preparation of food-demand plans to support management and usage of corporate Global Commodity Financial Facility, and provide information and advice to guide decision-making when multiple projects compete for the same stock.


Ensure correct budget and project documentation is created, and ensure relevant resource data is recorded in internal systems for reference, in line with WFP standards and procedures.8.

Coordinate and prepare accurate reports, to provide consistent information for stakeholders, and to identify trends/issues and propose solutions that support decision-making by senior management.


Analyse data and propose well-researched ideas to senior officers for improvement to systems, techniques, tools, processes and procedures to better monitor and manage budgets and funds.

10. Build capacity of WFP staff in budgeting, fund management and operational planning, through preparing and delivery training, coaching, guidelines and manuals.

11. Represent the unit at internal meetings/committees/working groups as required, in order to contribute to discussion of key issues from a budget and resource programming perspective.12.

Manage junior officers/staff to ensure appropriate development and enable high performance.

13. Contribute to preparedness actions, providing technical recommendations and guidance and monitoring the management of financial risks.

14. Other as required.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Education: Advanced University degree in Business Administration, Finance, Economics , Development Economics or other relevant field, or First University degree in Business Administration, Finance, Economics , Development Economics or other relevant field with atleast 5 years of related work experience and/or training/courses.

Experience: 5 Years experience translating operational requirements into financial information in humanitarian sector Has experience preparing budgets and reports for management.

Had produced consolidated pipeline information, budgets, supply chain and operational plans.

Has experience in reviewing plans and budgets.

Has experience working in emmergency humanitarian sitautions Knowledge & Skills: Budgeting,communication, analysis, financial reporting Languages: Fluent in English including strong writing skills Application Deadline: June 29, 2024

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Budget & programming officer sc8, kampala

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