Program Director NGO Careers – CARE International

Job Title:       Program Director
Organisation: CARE
Kampala, Uganda
Country Director (CD)
International is a leading global development and humanitarian organization. In
2014, CARE worked in 90 countries around the world, supporting 880 poverty-
fighting development and humanitarian aid projects, reaching more than 72
million people. CARE International in Uganda (CARE) works with others to make a
sustainable improvement in the lives of the very poor, with a focus on women
and girls’ right.
The Program Director will provide strategic leadership in the areas of
resource mobilisation, program strategy development and implementation, impact
measurement and knowledge management, MEAL (Monitoring Evaluation
Accountability and Learning), program quality assurance, evidence based
advocacy and IDOS (Institutional Development and Organizational Strengthening)
of civil society and government partners.
Skills and Experience: 
The applicant must hold a Master’s Degree in
related field, preferably in gender studies or related social or development
A minimum of seven years’ experience in a senior
management program position in the development sector overseeing a large and
diverse portfolio of various restricted donor grants;
Five years’ experience in managing a diverse group
of staff and managing teams for success;
A minimum of three years’ experience in managing
USAID and EU grants;
Proven experience leading and managing
organizational change;
Proven experience with at least gender sensitive
programming and preferably with gender transformative programming;
Proven experience and capacity in developing and
managing institutional partnerships & relationships, including with CSOs
and private sector;
Significant experience with all aspects of
managing programs and grants, including managing teams;
Proven experience in and personal commitment to
rights based approaches, with an unshakable commitment to gender equality and
women and girls’ rights;
Strategic thinker capable of leading
organizational change;
Excellent conceptual and proposal writing skills;
Excellent communication, representation and
negotiation skills
to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested Ugandan nationals should submit their application
online at the web link below. Please click on the “Job Application” icon, fill
the application form and attach a motivation letter clearly articulating alignment
with the above profile and an updated detailed CV.
5th February 2016

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