Programme Manager Job Placement – Q-Sourcing Limited

Job Title:       Programme Manager
Organization: Q-Sourcing Limited (NGO)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Limited is a manpower management solutions firm operating in the East African
Region in the countries of Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda and South Sudan. They would
like to recruit for a valuable client, an NGO.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
1. Management and
  • Responsible for spearheading the process of
    writing up the Annual Programme work plans in liaison with all programme
    departmental heads.
  • The jobholder will plan the programme, using
    robust technology to create a user-friendly plan for all of the
    organizations activities
  • Develop new initiatives and implement both
    short-term and long term goals and objectives
  • Develop and programme evaluation framework to
    measure plans against performance and create innovative corrective
  • The incumbent will also organize the
    activities to fit within the policies and procedures
  • Comply with legal and professional standards
  • Develop tools for documentation and data
    collection alongside the M&E team
  • Manage the authenticity and accuracy of data
    collection and ensure a robust process
  • Orient and motivate staff on the programme
    mandate, timelines and improving programme delivery through continued
    training and exposure.
  • Schedule the programme implementing staff
    roles and senior management visits to implementation sites to provide
    supervisory support. Create a well-planned annual event for stakeholder
    tours to programme site evaluation and monitoring.
  • Mentor and train staff to effectively
    implement activities and control their engagement with community
  • Manage the recruitment of volunteers,
    orientation and organization fit and monitor through HR their welfare and
2. Operations and
  • The incumbent will also screen funds
    requisitions and concepts scrutinizing and following up approvals by
    applying a wide breadth of knowledge and clear understanding of the
    Organization’s interests and ensure timely submission of these
    pre-requisites to the Executive Director and consequently the Finance department
  • Draft and submit technical proposals for
    funding alongside Resource Mobilization and  Grants Management and ensure authentic
    forecasts and timely delivery of these proposals
  • Ensure that strategic plans and action plans
    have been approved effectively documented and exhibited in all departments
    of the organization.
  • In charge of the oeriodic communication and
    updates to all staff on the intended method of implementation and updates
  • Contributing largely to the budgeting
    process, by preparing authentic forecasts, annual budgets against the work
    plans, scheduling expenditures analyzing variances and initiating
    corrective actions.
  • Contributing largely to Grants and
    fundraising reports, the aligned programme mandate. This is through
    mapping and research proposals, budget frameworks and programme reports.
  • Enhancing the organizations reputation by
    owning accomplishments and improving service delivery, exploring new
    opportunities and adding value to accomplishments.
  • Hold Quarterly departmental meetings as a forum
    for sharing and progress strategies.
3. Advocacy:
  • Identify and analyse and package key issues
    for action, especially through research, reports and in liaison with other
    Programme Officers and thematic heads.
  • Organise forums for stakeholder dissemination
    of advocacy issues.
4. Finance:
  • Actively participate in the annual financial planning
    and budgeting process.
  • Serve as the primary signatory on CGC
    Operational Accounts, and agent; including withdrawal of funds, checking
    bank balances.
  • Provide budget monitoring and guidance to
    staff for effective utilisation of resources.
5. Additional Duties:
  • Observe and conform to all regulations and
    norms that affect the working environment of Non-Governmental
  • Carry out other assignments related to the Employer’s
    objectives as may be directed by the Executive Director.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should preferably hold a Master’s
    Degree in Social Sector Planning and Management, Project Planning
    Management, SWASA, Development Studies, Counseling and Guidance, Community
    Psychology or any other related field
  • At least three years’ hands on experience as
    Programme Manager in reputable NGOs
  • Ethical behavior
  • Skilled in building relationships
  • Effective communication skills
  • High degree of creativity and innovation
  • Leadership and Mentoring:
    • Ability to model high work ethic
    • Ability to model time keeping and be
      an exemplary team leader
    • Foster team work
    • Positively influence and lead others
  • Organization fit and advocacy:
    • Ability to spearhead the
      Organizations events and advocacy programmes.
    • Ability to share during the
      “All-team” meetings inspirational messages and personal learning ideas
    • Communicate effectively both
      oral  and written aspects
    • Ability to speak for “The Girl Child
      in Uganda” and specifically under the CGC programmes
    • Ability to work well with other
      staff members and maintain cordial working relationships.
How to Apply:
suitably qualified and interested are encouraged to send their cover letters
and updated CVs including three referees (two of whom should have been direct
supervisors) to our e-mail to:
all your applications to:
Resources Office,
Limited (U),
14/16 Semawata Road, Ntinda
Box 12883, Ntinda, Kampala, Uganda
Note: Kindly mark your application as
Manager” in the subject line of your email. Only shortlisted applicants
will be contacted.
Deadline: 14th March 2016 by 5:00PM

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