Head of Programs Charity Careers – War Child Canada

Job Title:      Head of Programs
Organization: War Child
Reports to: Country Director
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
War Child Canada is an internationally recognized charity that works
with war-affected communities to help children reclaim their childhood through
access to education, opportunity and justice. In Uganda, through its Access to
Justice and Protection programmes, War Child Canada provides Legal Aid services
for Women and Child Survivors of violence and raises public awareness around
the impact of conflict on communities and the shared responsibility to act.
This programme has now expanded to the South Sudanese refugee settlements in
the West Nile region and Kiryandongo where War Child Canada seeks to increase
the legal protections of children, youth, women and men and continue to address
the prevalence of perpetrators’ impunity through legal intervention, awareness
raising and capacity building. Our programming emphasizes strong Sexual and
Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) prevention, identification and response
About Project:
War Child Canada has received funding from United States Department of
State Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (BPRM) to increase
protection for refugees and other vulnerable persons in Ugandan refugee
settlements in the districts of Adjumani, Arua, Kiryandongo, Koboko and
Job Summary: The Head of
Programs (HoP) will mainly be responsible for ensuring effective development
and management of War Child Programs across Uganda. The incumbent will provide
oversight and leadership in the design, development and implementation of War
Child Canada programs in Uganda. Working closely with the Country Director
(CD), the position will actively contribute to the development, implementation
and review of the Country Strategic Plan (CSP) and development of the country’s
programming with an emphasis on overall quality programming and increased
program funding.
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicants for the War Child Canada Head of
Programs placement must hold a Post graduate or equivalent qualification in
International Development, Program Management, Justice, Education, Livelihood
or other related field (or equivalent combination of education and experience).
At least five years’ extensive experience as
Head of Programs (HoP) or similar senior level position, including management
and development of country programs.
Demonstrated ability to develop and manage
quality programs, in one or more of WCC’s three global program pillar areas of
Education, Livelihoods and Access to Justice, including proposal righting and
budget preparation.
Excellent track record in initiating,
cultivating and securing support from a range of institutional and government
donor agencies.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send a detailed
CV, cover letter indicating clearly daytime telephone contact and active email
address, photocopies of relevant certificates (both professional and
vocational) and contact information of at least three professional referees.
Please clearly indicate position and location for which you are applying.
Interested applicants should deliver ONLY hard copies of their
Application Packages to any of the following War Child Canada Offices:
Kampala: 2nd Floor, Plot 944
Ggaba Road, Kansanga. (Please ensure applications are delivered to War Child
Canada NOT War Child Holland.
Arua: Rhino Camp Refugee
Settlement Yoro Base Camp.
Kiryandongo: Kanyadoli
Refugee Settlement RFM Base Camp, Bweyale.
Koboko: Lobule Refugee
Settlement, Office of the Prime Minister Building
Adjumani: Pakele
Deadline: 28th
October, 2016 by 5PM

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