NGO Jobs – Programs Officer at Africa Nonprofit Chore (ANCHOR)

Job Title:   Programs
Officer
Organisation: Africa
Nonprofit Chore (ANCHOR)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head of
Office
About US:
Africa
Nonprofit Chore (ANCHOR) envisages and is committed towards a secure and
economically empowered East and Central African Region free of human
trafficking and forced labor. Current activities include support to east and
central African partners towards ending human trafficking & poverty through:
research and advocacy, holistic reintegration and NGO capacity building.
Job
Summary:
The Programs Officer will be responsible for the designing and
execution of new program initiatives; supporting grants sourcing; leading
research projects; and building the capacity of sub grantee partners.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
In charge of designing program-level M&E
systems that inform and improve each program while feeding into the broader
ANCHOR and donor level M&E decision-making tools.
·        
Support program management staff of beneficiary
partner organizations to ensure that DM&E results are used to strengthen
existing programming
·        
Design, conduct, and report on activities from program
needs assessments, execution, and phase out in new programs development.
·        
Steer the development of departmental strategy,
activity work plans, and budgets.
·        
Support the Head of Office (HoO) Support in grants
sourcing and donor relationship management.
·        
Support in general team and office management from
time to time as requested by the HoO
·        
Develop plans and build the capacity of key team
members to practice sound project design monitoring and evaluation, completion
of assessments and production of analytical reports.
·        
Offer technical support for project performance
monitoring, data validations, planning, quality controls, accountability
mechanisms, results reporting, assessments and evaluations;
·        
Supervise program research undertakings, as well
as compile key findings to feed into advocacy plans.
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
The applicant should preferably hold a Bachelor’s
degree in Project Planning, M&E, Development, Social Sciences, or other
core field.
·        
Past experience in conducting program research and
writing fundable project proposals
·        
Significant experience in monitoring and
evaluating community development projects in conflict zones
·        
Familiar knowledge and understanding of child/human
trafficking in the region is an added advantage
·        
Skills in designing and establishing comprehensive
M&E systems, processes and procedures
·        
Impact assessments/analysis, information/data
gathering, and quantitative analysis
·        
The ideal candidate should be a highly passionate
and knowledgeable individual able to work with very limited supervision and
deliver on program and management needs of ANCHOR.
·        
Strong background in strengthening community
resilience programing through economic and psychosocial reintegration is
preferred
·        
Strong in presentation, training and communication
skills
·        
Past experience working in a cross-cultural
setting
·        
Familiarity with Micro Soft office suite
·        
Excellent verbal and written English language
skills.
Personal
Competencies:
·        
Innovation
and Integrity
: a pioneering spirit and ability to work-well
independently
·        
Accountability: ability to
operate in compliance with organizational rules and regulations;
·        
Adaptability: ability to
establish and maintain effective partnerships and harmonious working relations
in a multicultural environment.
How
to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send an application
letter accompanied by a detailed resume indicating addresses and telephone
contacts of three professional referees to: The Head of Office, Africa
Nonprofit Chore (ANCHOR), Plot 190, Old Kiira Road Ntinda, P.O. Box 37041
Kampala, Uganda.
E-Mail
to:
info@anchor-africa.com (Attachments should not exceed 2MBs)
NB:
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for Interviews.
Deadline:
9th June 2015 by 4:00 pm
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