Program Manager Job – Pentecostal Assemblies of God

Job Title: Program Manager
Reports to: Chairperson Board of Directors, PAG Kumi
Duty Station: Kumi, Uganda
About PAG:
Pentecostal Assemblies of God/Kumi is a faith based organization. Planning and development Secretariat (PDS) is a development arm of PAG which has been in operation for about 20 years now. PDS envisions a society that is Christ Centered, informed, enlightened, empowered, healthy and sustainable. Its mission is to enable the local communities in Kumi, Ngora and Bukedea Districts realize their spiritual and socio – economic development through, ministry of Christ, resource mobilization, empowerment and participation in a sustainable manner. For more information, visit
Key Duties and responsibilities:
The Program Manager is the chief executive of PAG/PDS, reports to Board of Directors and leads the team of functional line Managers’ s/he provides strategic leadership and direction to the organization and guides its development towards the achievement of its mission and requirement of its mandate, in accordance with established policies and expectations s/he Provides technical direction and leadership to the staff in implementing the organization’s policies and decisions in order to carry on organization’s business and foster Christianity.
·         Provide overall leadership and foresight to the organization (Kumi Development Secretariat).
·         Initiate, lead and coordinate all planning activities for short and long term development of the organization.
·         Mobilize and manage resources for effective implementation of PDS programmes.
·         Formulate major plans such as annual business plan and budgets, which define concisely the chosen objectives of the organization and provide highly focused strategic planning for successful implementation.
·         Spearhead timely project identification and design for approval by the BOD.
·         Initiate, implement and ensure compliance of the organization policies and regulations.
·         As an overall accounting officer, s/he shall ensure proper financial management and implementation according to the budgets of the organization.
·         Ensure proper utilization and management of the project assets and equipment.
·         Arrange for annual audit of books of accounts and ensure quality and timely reporting to the board and partners/donors.
·         As an accounting officer to ensure effective accountability and overall efficient use of all resources and develop, supervise and conduct regular staff performance appraisals.
·         To ensure that organizational policies, directives and decisions of the Board of Directors are fully implemented.
·         Collaborate with government and other partners during planning and implementation of projects.
·         Ensure good public image and relations of the organization.
·         Exhibit and ensure descent moral conduct among PDS staff.
·         To uphold the positive image and values of the organization.
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
·         Bachelor’s degree in any of the following areas; Human resource Management, Social work and social Administration, Development studies, Business Administration (Management) or any relevant field. A Master’s Degree in Humanities or any related field and a Diploma in Project Planning & Management is an added advantage.
·         At least five years working experience in a leadership/Management position and preferably with an NGO.
·         Demonstrated experience in organizational development (policy and strategy management, organizational learning, resource mobilization).
·         Proven ability in team building and staff management; demonstrated ability to work independently, result oriented and with ability to solve problems creatively.
·         Strong ability to lead, supervise and inspire others
·         Ability to relate and engage stakeholders at a strategic level
·         Strong ability to negotiate and broker inter-organizational relationships
·         Strong interpersonal and team building skills
·         Extensive programme development, implementation and fund raising experience.
Non – academic qualifications: Sympathy with Christian values, Self motivated and able to promote team spirit, possessing good interpersonal and communication skills, with high sense of responsibility, good knowledge of computer management and applications is an added advantage, able to work with minimum supervision and meet project deadlines.
How to apply:
Qualified candidates should submit their applications, a letter from the Church Pastor, CV with three references, and indicate contact telephone numbers /e-mail address to:
The Chairperson, Board of Directors, pentecostal assemblies of god – kumi planning and development secretariat p.O box, 175-Kumi, Uganda.
Deadline: 18th February 2013
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