2 Programme Manager Career Opportunities – GOAL International

Organisation: GOAL
International
Project Name: MasterCard
foundation Driving Youth-led New Agribusiness and Microenterprise (DYNAMIC)
Programme
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Deputy
Programme Director
About GOAL:
GOAL is an
international humanitarian agency dedicated to alleviating the suffering of the
poorest of the poor.  We are a
non-denominational, non-governmental and non-political organisation. GOAL
Uganda country project focuses on two of GOAL’s three strategic sectors: Health
(including WASH and health accountability programming); and Livelihoods. GOAL
Uganda mainstreams HIV, gender, child protection and the environment/DRR across
all programming. GOAL works on a district focused approach, and uses a mixture
of direct implementation and partnerships with local civil society
organisations, private sector partners and District Local Government to give
effect to our mission.
About MasterCard foundation DYNAMIC
Project:
GOAL Uganda
with funding from MasterCard foundation is working in consortia with Mercy
Corps, VSO and Restless Development in implementing the Driving Youth-led New
Agribusiness and Microenterprise (DYNAMIC) programme which will strengthen
systems and facilitate the creation of sustainable economic opportunities for
disadvantaged Ugandan Youth. DYNAMIC’S overall goal is to increase the number
of young people who are in secure employment or self-employment and to promote
effective and efficient agricultural market systems for youth. Through a
market-driven and holistic approach, DYNAMIC will engage an array of public and
private sector actors to increase access to goods, services, markets,
information and productive and social assets to increase productivity of
Ugandan agribusinesses and non-farm enterprises. GOAL is the technical lead for
M&E in the DYNAMIC programme.
Job Summary: The Programme
Manager will be in charge of the overall oversight and leadership to the
implementation teams in two assigned districts (comprising eight team members)
of the MasterCard Foundation funded DYNAMIC programme. The incumbent will work closely
with an extended team from GOAL and all consortia partners to research, design,
implement and measure the district level programme outputs/outcomes. The
incumbent will be the key focal person for drawing all elements of the program
together at a district level, while at the same time ensuring compliance to
GOAL systems, effective people management; ensuring that programme staff are
given clear direction, support supervision and remain productive and
accountable.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidates for the GOAL International
Programme Manager Jobs must hold Bachelor’s Degrees in business, economic
development or other relevant field
·        
A minimum of five years’ experience including three
years of relevant management experience, with positions of progressively
greater responsibilities.
·        
Past experience with market facilitation, supporting
systemic change and promoting supporting services indirectly, is preferred (M4P
and or value chain and private sector development experience)
·        
Some practical experience building and managing
partnerships.
·        
Strong writing, communication, organization, prioritization
and negotiating skills.
·        
Excellent (English) verbal and written communication
skills with proven financial management skills.
·        
Strong computer literacy skills with working knowledge
of office applications.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested applicants should send their applications which must
include at least 4 reference contacts (2 professional, 2 character references,
including your supervisor and the most recent/previous employer), and daytime
contact number to; The Human Resource Manager, GOAL Uganda via E-mail to:
AdminKampala@ug.goal.ie
NB: Please Do Not Attach Certificates. Please indicate the location of preference
in the CV and salary expectations.
(Lira/Kaabong)
Deadline: 30th August 2015.

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