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Thursday 15 May 2014

Operations Manager - Nurture Africa (NA) Uganda

Vacancy: Operations Manager
Recruiting Organisation: Nurture Africa (NA)
Duty Station:  Wakiso, Uganda
Reports to: Country Director

About NA:
Nurture Africa (NA) is a Non-Governmental Organisation operating in Wakiso and Mubende Districts. NA is committed to contribute towards the health and development of the most vulnerable children in its areas of operation through high quality education, health care, Children’s rights and Sustainable livelihood programs enabling them to become positive influences in Ugandan society. Its primarily targets HIV infected and affected orphans and vulnerable children and works with their families holistically in order for sustainable change to occur.

Job Summary: The Operations Manager will oversee Organizational programs and
implementation functions through effective Monitoring, Evaluation and research.

Manage the M&E Officers and ensure a robust and efficient M&E system in the Organization
Develop M&E tools for tracking and documenting project implementations
Offer evidence based data collection and analysis
Provide the necessary support and mentoring to the Project coordinators and officers in order to enhance their project management capacities
Offer technical support and guidance to the Senior Management Team in issues around quality assurance and efficiency in organizational operations
Make sure that project staff adhere to approved work plans and budgets in an effective and efficient to realize value for money

The ideal candidate should hold a degree in development studies or its equivalent with a diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation

Skills and Experience:
At least five years’ experience of working in an NGO setting and 3 years of monitoring and evaluating projects
The applicant must be results oriented with ability to lead and build the capabilities of a diverse team
Possess excellent people and (written, oral and IT) communication skills

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications including an updated CV and application letter in soft copy to jobs@nurtureafrica.ug or hand deliver to Nurture Africa offices (Former A-Z Children’s Charity) 6miles along Hoima Road Branch off at Nansana Town Council Offices, about ½  kilometer from the main road. Address applications letters to Human Resource Manager, Nurture Africa, P.O Box 33180, Kampala. Uganda.

Deadline: 26th May 2014