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Tuesday, 12 November 2013

Program Manager jobs In Uganda at Sudan Democracy First Group

Job Title Program Manager
Recruiter  Sudan Democracy First Group
City Kampala
Country Uganda
Closing date: 18 Nov 2013

SDFG was launched in Sudan in April 2010 as an umbrella group to serve as a think tank and venue for indigenous research, analysis, advocacy, outreach and campaigning for a peaceful democratic transition in Sudan. SDFG founders come from different geographic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds and are among the most prominent figures in the civil society movement in Sudan.

The organisation’s areas of focus include the defence and promotion of human rights, peace building, conflict transformation and empowering women, youth and other vulnerable groups for greater engagement in the public debate. The organisation thus provides an umbrella for collaborative professional work among independent civil society groups and opinion leaders from across the Sudan and in the Diaspora.

Job purpose:

The SDFG Programme Manager will be focusing on ensuring the implementation of activities, managing project staff, building relationships with key actors, and providing oversight for financial and donor reporting. The Programme Manager will also contribute to the strategic direction of SDFG.

Key areas of responsibility:

• Lead in project management, including project implementation, financial management and reporting, donor reporting, and monitoring and evaluation, reporting to the Executive Director
• Oversee monitoring and evaluating of SDFG operational projects in all areas of interventions
• Manage the Project Coordinators and other staff
• Contribute to the development of the overall strategy for the entire project and organisation
• Lead on SDFG’s organisational development strategy, including financial and human resources systems
• Lead on identifying and developing new fundraising opportunities and donor relationships
• Carry out advocacy activities regionally and internationally as necessary
• Carry out research as required as part of project implementation process as necessary

Person Specification

Essential requirements:

• At least 5 years’ experience in a managerial position in an international or regional Non Governmental Organization
• A Masters Degree in peacebuilding, governance, human rights or related issues, or comparable professional experience
• Demonstrated experience in project management, including financial management, monitoring and evaluation, and donor reporting
• Strong leadership skills and experience of managing diverse and multi-cultural teams
• Demonstrated experience of organisational development and capacity building
• Willingness and ability to travel in the region

Desirable competencies:

• Experience of working in security-sensitive environments
• Understanding of conflict-sensitive approaches theory and tools
• Experience of public awareness-raising and media-related activities
• Knowledge of the Horn of Africa, including Sudan and South Sudan
• Arabic language skills

Terms and Conditions

Annual salary: Competitive with other International NGOs based in Uganda
Benefits, according to the Ugandan Labour law: specific health and accommodation allowances.

How to apply:
Please send a motivation letter and a detailed CV to Mimi Harriet Uwineza at: mimiharriet7@gmail.com not later than 4th November 2013 (Please do not attach the certificates or manuscripts). Subject line should be: SDFG/PM/KLA
SDFG is an equal opportunity employer, women are encouraged to apply.