Child Fund International Project Jobs – Federation Manager at LACCODEF

Job Title:   Federation Manager
Organisation: Lango Child and Community Development
Federation (LACCODEF)
Funding Source: Child Fund International
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
Lango Child and Community
Development Federation (LACCODEF) is a registered Non-Governmental
Organization, operating in Northern Uganda. The organization is an association
of 8 community based organizations (Adita, Amuda, Dokolo, Acori, Apyennyang,
Telela, Acenlworo and Ikwera. These communities are located in Dokolo, Apac and
Kole districts in Lango Sub region. The organization started operations in 2008
and is a partner organization to ChildFund Uganda. LACCODEF’s vision is to have
an empowered community where all children are well nurtured and their rights
are observed.
Job Summary: The Federation Manager will be responsible
for the provision of strategic leadership and initiate efficient and effective
controls in the management of the Area Federation. The incumbent will take a
lead in the development and implementation of strategic policies, initiatives
and tools that enhance the quality and management of programme goals,
objectives and policies ensuring high programming standards that result in
children enjoying improved access to their rights and positive outcomes for
Key Duties and
  • Manage
    the implementation of all programming and operations in the area of
  • Responsible
    for programme design and developing funding proposal to the donors.
  • Manage
    and ensure effective budget management through close monitoring and
    reporting on financial information.
  • Ensure
    that appropriate controls, systems and procedures are in place.
  • Oversee
    sponsorship programming including the development and implementation of
    sponsorship strategic business plans.
  • Regularly
    review strategic implications of sponsorship feasibility and on-going risk
  • Actively
    facilitate the integration of sponsorship in development programmes that
    promote child well-being.
  • Oversee
    the performance management for all staff.
  • Lead
    the monitoring and evaluation of all project activities in the area to
    determine the extent to which they are meeting objectives and determine
    modification /action needed to improve achievements. Participate in and/or
    supervise assessments for new projects as required.
  • Serve
    as the security focal point for the area .
  • Maintain
    an overview of the external context in area Federation – political,
    social, economic and humanitarian – providing regular updates and analysis
    to the Federation
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The
    incumbent should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in
    Community Development, Community Psychology, Counselling, Social Work and
    Social Administration, Development Studies management or any social
    science discipline or equivalent relevant work experience. Possession of a
    Post Graduate Diploma in Project Management is an added advantage.
  • At
    least three years’ experience managing large development programs in an
    NGO, preferably in community development and/or child-focused programming
    (Development and Humanitarian)
  • Strong
    planning and organizational skills to meet programme goals.
  • Past
    experience supervising and evaluating program support and technical staff
    with the ability to lead and motivate others.
  • Proven
    experience in resource and financial management.
  • Strong
    proposal and report writing skills.
  • Excellent
    communication skills, diplomacy and experience in building relationships,
    fostering interagency coordination and representing an organization to
    external parties at a senior level.
  • Fluency
    in both written and spoken English.
  • Demonstrated
    technical expertise in such areas as: project, budget and resource
  • Familiarity
    with and knowledge in program design; grant acquisition and management.
  • Skills
    in technical oversight and accountability of grant funded programs;
    resource stewardship, and cross functional coordination.
  • Computer
    proficiency in general Office software (i.e. Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates are encouraged to send their updated CVs, application
letters with relevant academic and professional documents and names of 3
Professional Referees with their email and daytime contact to the address
The Chairperson
Lango Child and Community
Development Federation Plot 23/25 Acol Enock Road Adyel Division Lira
P.O. Box 691, Lira. Uganda
Send hard copy applications
to: ChildFund National Office on Namirembe Road Plot 71/72, Kampala. Uganda.
E-mail to:
Deadline: 17th June,
2015 by 2:00pm
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