NGO Career Jobs – Director of Programs at Straight Talk Foundation (STF)

Organisation: Straight Talk Foundation (STF)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About STF:
Straight Talk Foundation (STF) is an indigenous communication NGO operating
nationally in Uganda by working through print, radio and face to face
communication. Its programs and interventions target adolescents as its primary
audience, while parents, teachers and caregivers are its secondary audience.
STF also addresses Climate change, Environmental protection and Livelihoods
development.
Job Summary: The Director of Programs will provide strategic
technical oversight to STF programs. The incumbent will directly support the
Executive Director (ED) in providing leadership and technical oversight to
planning, coordination and management of STF programs in line with STF
strategic priorities.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide overall technical and managerial
    leadership in the design, development, planning/ budgeting and
    implementation of STF programs.
  • Provide leadership and support to
    program/project managers by offering guidance and support.
  • Directly supervise staff to ensure that
    STF interventions reflect high technical quality standards and are
    evidence based.
  • Manage the operational and technical
    functions of STF regional offices to ensure efficient and effective
    performance.
  • Represent STF at various national level
    coordination fora through networking relationships with government,
    development partners and CSOs.
  • Develop best practices and tools for
    project execution and management.
  • Develop improvement plans to ensure
    project delivery on schedule and within approved budgets
  • Work closely with staff to ensure each
    project or program is meeting proposal conditions and donor expectations.
  • Technically support the ED in building
    partnerships vital for the success of STF and act as the program’s
    principle spokesperson
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal job holder should possess a
    Master’s Degree in Public Health or a related discipline.
  • The Director of Programs should have seven
    (7) plus years of program management experience in HIV, SRH
  • The ideal candidate should have the
    ability to multi-task, have exceptional oral and written communication
    skills.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applicants should send a copy
of  a cover letter and updated CV with
three professional referees to:
The Manager,
Human Resource & Administration,
Straight Talk Foundation,
Plot 4 Acacia Avenue. P.O. Box 22366. Kampala
Or Send Via E-mail to: straighttalkjobs@gmail.com
Deadline: 27th March, 2015

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