Earn Over 56m annually as Deputy Programme Manager – Corporate Effectiveness Team at Department for International Development (DFID)

Organisation: The Department for International
Development (DFID)
Annual Gross Salary
56,813,492 to 87,989,960/-
About DFID:
The Department for
International Development (DFID) is leading the British Government’s fight
against world poverty. Our client DFID Uganda seeks to recruit dynamic,
experienced and adaptable individuals to join its Country team.
Job Summary: The Deputy Programme Manager will
be based in the Corporate Effectiveness Team which is responsible for ensuring
excellence and best practice across the office, coordination and planning, risk
monitoring, management and reporting.
Key Duties &
  • Support the design of the financial
    and management arrangements for all new programmes in accordance with DFID
  • Ensure programme reviews are
    planned, carried out to a high standard and meet deadlines.
  • Monitor the quality of the programme
  • Coordinate relationships with UK
    funded Non-Governmental Organisations and Civil Society Organisations.
  • Contribute to results and corporate
    reporting to ensure DFID Uganda is meeting its results commitments.
  • Contribute to policy discussions and
  • Support the UK strategic
    communications team with case studies, facts and figures and briefings.
  • Effectively manage at least one
    large and complex programme, ensuring results and value for money.
  • Attend conferences, workshops and
    meetings when required.
  • Provide information to the
    Departmental Finance Officer that will feed into financial corporate
  • Ensure all projects/programmes are
    in line with corporate guidance; Due Diligence, fraud and risk.
Qualifications, Skills
& Experience:
  • A Bachelor Degree in Social
    Sciences, Development Studies, Business Administration or equivalent.
  • Additional qualifications in Project
    Management and Administration are an added advantage.
  • Experience in monitoring and
    ensuring compliance to organisational policies procedures and standards.
  • A minimum of 5 years experience
    managing programmes or projects.
  • Extensive experience of working with
    Government, multi-lateral agencies, Civil Society Organisations and
    development partners to identify problems/obstacles and develop / implement
    practical solutions.
  • Excellent knowledge of Project Cycle
  • Strong financial management
    knowledge and experience.
  • Ability to work effectively as part
    of a team to deliver results.
  • Ability to see through delegated
  • Strong written and verbal
    communication skills.
 DFID Key Competencies:
  • Planning and Delivery of Work
  • Decision Making
  • Working with Others
  • Communicating with Others
  • Analysis and use of information
NB: DFID is an equal opportunities employer
and would welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless
of religious belief, sex, race, sexual orientation, age or disability.
How to apply:
  • Please fill in the application form
    and the Positive Action Approach form (titled “Equal Opportunities
    Monitoring Form”) which are available on the DFID Uganda website mentioned
  • For more information about this
    vacancy and the work of DFID in Uganda visit
  • The completed forms must be
    submitted together with typed copies of the applicant’s CV with the names
    and contact information of 3 work related referees.
  • Indicate the Job position in the
    subject title i.e. “Deputy Programme Manager – Corporate Effectiveness
Interested candidates
applying for Deputy Programme Manager – Corporate Effectiveness Team should
send their documents to dfiddpmcet@aikanhr.com (Attachments may not
fill more than 2 MB).
Deadline: 10th May 2013
at 17:00 Hrs
  • While we thank all applicants for
    your interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any
    form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • Applicants must be legally
    authorised to work in Uganda.
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