ADD International NGO Jobs – Learning, M&E and Programme Manager

Organisation: ADD
International
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About ADD:
ADD International (Action on
Disability and Development) has been working in Uganda since 1987 and its
country strategy for 2013-17 focuses on the following areas: HIV and
disability, preventing and responding to violence against disabled girls and
women, the promotion of enjoyment of human rights by under-represented
categories of disability and Cross-cutting issues such as livelihoods, child
protection and capacity building for disabled peoples organizations.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
1. Overseeing Programme
Implementation: 25%
  • Work
    closely with the Country Director in developing the long-term vision and
    strategy for ADD programmes in order to achieve significant impact in
    Uganda.
  • Develop
    operational plans with respective staff to ensure the effective
    implementation of programme activities in line with ADD’s strategy and
    contracts.
  • Offer
    strategic leadership and support supervision to program staff to ensure
    effective implementation of programmes.
  • Develop
    agreements with partners, stipulating roles and responsibilities.
  • Actively
    co-ordinate Capacity Building and communication with partner organizations
    to ensure effective implementation of programmes. 
  • Promote
    and uphold the observance of ADD’s values by the staff of ADD and those of
    partner organizations during the implementation of mutual programmes.
  • Offer
    strategic linkages for ADD’s partners to increase their access to
    development resources and avenues for influence.         
2. Co-ordinating Monitoring,
Evaluation and Learning: 35%
  • Responsible
    for implementing ADD International’s Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning
    framework within the context of the country programme.
  • In
    charge of the collection, analysis and aggregation of information from
    ADD’s interventions.
  • Responsible
    for preparing reports on programme activities according to designated
    intervals for the Country Director, ADD UK, development partners and other
    stakeholders in conformity to relevant frameworks.
  • Ensure
    partner organizations use appropriate tools and methodologies for
    collecting, documenting and disseminating results of their activities.
  • Responsible
    for organizing scheduled formative and summative evaluations.
  • Convening
    learning forums for ADD staff, partner organizations and other
    stakeholders to ensure regular exchange of information, reflect on
    practice and methodologies.
  • Work
    with relevant ADD UK departments to implement strategies for communicating
    results and “good practice” from ADD’s interventions.            
3. Contributing to developing
programmes: 15%
  • Work
    in liaison with the Country Director and relevant UK colleagues to develop
    high quality and competitive applications for funds and other resources.
  • Work
    with the Country Director and relevant UK departments to identify and
    nurture relationships with development partners.            
4. Member of Senior Management
Team: 10%
  • Steer
    the recruitment of programme staff and volunteers. 
  • Carry
    out regular appraisals and organize capability development programmes for
    staff under direct line management.
  • Lead
    on problem-solving during instances of conflict between ADD and partner
    organizations during the implementation of mutual programs.
  • Serve
    as an alternative signatory on ADD accounts.
  • Play
    an active role in participatory decision-making both within the country
    programme and where required in the global leadership of ADD
    International.  
5. Participating in network
activities: 10%
Represent ADD
in strategic alliances with government institutions and civil society networks
for learning and leveraging the influence of ADD.
6.  Cross-organizational learning: 5% Actively participate in joint activities such
as learning forums with other ADD colleagues to create a strong “networked”
organization where colleagues support, strengthen and learn from each
other.         
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    candidate should hold a Bachelor Degree in Humanities, Social Sciences,
    Community or Development studies awarded by an institution recognized by
    the National Council for Higher Education.
  • Relevant
    Masters or Graduate diploma, for example, in Monitoring and Evaluation,
    Project Planning and Management, Development Communication, awarded by an
    institution recognized by the National Council for Higher Education.
  • At
    least three years’ experience  in a
    manager/co-ordinator role in  a
    national or international Non-Governmental Organization with duties
    of  monitoring and evaluation, line
    management and resource mobilization Or: 
    Prior experience in public service at the scale of U2 (E)
  • Prior
    job experience in organizations working with vulnerable groups.
  • Proven
    experience of using a variety of qualitative and quantitative  tools and methods to execute monitoring
    and evaluation. 
  • Proven
    field experience of designing and delivering training.
  • Possess
    the ability to work with limited supervision and under stress situation to
    meet tight deadlines.
  • Excellent
    documentation and communication skills.
  • Sound
    knowledge and understanding of national and global policy frameworks,
    standards and human rights instruments
  • Lived
    experience of disability
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified
candidates should send the following documents:
  • A cover
    letter of no more than two pages illustrating how you fit the requirements
    for the position;
  • Updated
    Curriculum Vitae of no more than four pages showing relevant experience
    for the position and contacts of three 
    professional referees, one of whom 
    should preferably be your current line manager;
  • Copies
    of relevant academic documents.
The documents above should be
addressed to the Finance and Administration Manager and sent to:  info@add-uganda.org.
Deadline: Thursday 27th November 2014

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