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Thursday 17 October 2013

Program Director jobs in Uganda at Uganda Land Alliance

Job Title: Program Director
Organization: Uganda Land Alliance (ULA)
Location  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Executive Director

Uganda Land Alliance is a consortium of International and National NGO’s and Individuals focusing on land, promotion of land rights and protecting the interests of the poor, vulnerable and marginalized through “Enhancing civic participation in land governance and resource management country wide.”

Key Roles
Ensure that ULA develops and maintains its capacity to respond to Land Issues
Identify areas of research required to inform programming and promote learning, influence and impact.
Ensure that programming meets high standards in design, monitoring and evaluation through ULA’s Program Cycle Management Systems (PCMS)
Improve ULA capacity at capturing programme impacts through improved base line and M&E information, approaches and analysis.
Support the programme managers in programme design, providing technical guidance at all stages of the PCMS; from assessment, project concept note development and proposal development support.
Ensure proper documentation and record keeping for all programs run by the organisation. Ensure that cross cutting issues – HIV&AIDS, Gender and Environment are mainstreamed into all programme activities;

The applicant should hold a university Degree in the humanities. A Masters Degree in Development studies, Social Sciences or a post graduate Diploma in Project planning and management, management, or an equivalent is an added advantage.

Skills and Experience:
At least five years experience in similar or related senior management positions
Experience of program design, development, management and participatory planning methodologies desirable.
Experience in team building and staff capacity building
Experience in project delivery and accountability mechanisms
Knowledge in computer packages is a must Strong networking, team work and management skills
Ability to represent and articulate the organization’s philosophy at various fora
At least 3 years experience in monitoring and evaluation of advocacy projects
Demonstrable effective written communications skills including the ability to prepare reports, proposals, policies and procedures
Effective public relations and public speaking skills
Research and program development skills

How to Apply:
All those interested in working with Uganda Land Alliance, ULA, meet the above specifications, should send their applications together with their Curriculum vita, copies of the academic transcripts and testimonials. Support letters from three referees who will be available to ULA for a background check on the applicant should be submitted with the application to the address below:
The Executive Director
Uganda Land Alliance
Plot 29; Plot 1521 Mawanda Road, Kamwokya,
P.O. BOX 26990 Kampala-Uganda
Email: ula@ulaug.org
Deadline:  Wednesday 23rd October, 2013 by 3:00 PM