Programme Leader Career Jobs – Partnership Africa Canada (PAC)

Job Title:    Programme Leader
Organization: Partnership
Africa Canada (PAC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
Partnership Africa Canada (PAC) is a global leader in developing
innovative approaches to strengthen natural resource governance in high-risk
and conflict regions. For 30 years, PAC has collaborated with partners to
promote policy dialogue and solutions for sustainable development.

Key Duties and
Offer support in the implementation of the ICGLR
Regional Certification Mechanism (RCM) and the OECD Due Diligence Guidance in 5
countries of Africa: Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania and Zambia. This includes:
o   Liaising
and coordinating closely with the ICGLR Secretariat staff and endeavoring to
achieve their full involvement in relevant PAC activities
o   Liaising
and nurturing relationships with government officials in the 5 states concerned
o   Organizing
and delivering technical trainings to large and small groups, in both classroom
and field or office settings
o   Coordinating
and liaising with relevant technical experts and consultants, including
planning for and integrating their technical contributions to PAC’s overall
capacity building efforts
o   Conducting
stakeholder engagement and sensitization
o   Carrying
out lobbying activities on a needs basis
Responsible for the capacity building of relevant
ICGLR personnel, consultants and representatives (e.g. ICGLR Technical Unit
staff, National Coordinators, Regional Steering Committee Member and the Office
of the Independent Mineral Chain Auditor, etc)
Responsible for the capacity building of relevant
state actors, private sector actors and representatives of civil society
Develop PAC’s capacity building programme with
the direct support and in close coordination with PAC’s Partnerships &
Capacity Building Coordinator
Ensure the responsible management of PAC’s
regional office in Kampala;
o   Carrying
out light financial and administrative functions on a needs basis
o   Ensuring
PAC’s legal requirements are met in keeping with the national legal context
Actively contribute directly to PAC’s programme
and organizational planning, monitoring and evaluation and reporting, producing
financial and narrative reports on a needs basis
Conduct ongoing assessments of the risks posed
to PAC and to the implementation of the ICGLR RCM and OECD Guidance, and to
propose and implement risk mitigation measures
Participate in PAC’s fundraising efforts to
broaden and deepen its scope of work in East Africa
Actively work to integrate gender and
environmental considerations into PAC’s work in the 5 target countries
Provide logistical and administrative support to
delegations and partners visiting Uganda, including Kampala-based workshops
Cooperate and coordinate with members of other
country or regional teams (e.g DRCongo)
Provide political and ∕ or security analysis of
the countries under the contractor’s responsibility, and
Other activities on a needs basis and in
discussion with the contractor’s direct supervisor.
Qualifications, Skills and
ideal candidate should preferably hold a university degree in a relevant field.
least ten years of relevant work experience including project management, in
the Great Lakes region of Africa.
knowledge and understanding of issues surrounding human rights and
conflict in Africa, transparency and accountability in the extractive sector,
and corporate social responsibility.
experience working in a policy and campaigning capacity at a high-level
national and/or an international level in the Ugandan and Great Lakes region of
experience in office management for an international NGO, preferably based in
exposure and experience in workshop facilitation and organization
involving state and civil society organizations.
of the ICGLR Regional Certification Mechanism and OECD Due Diligence would be a
definite asset.
exposure and experience in public representation, including with the
financial management and budgeting skills.
working cross-culturally in different countries.
and spoken English mandatory; fluency in Kiswahili and French would be
considered an asset.
to manage a complex workload and respect deadlines with minimal
to work in a team.
to travel internationally, possibly frequently, including in difficult
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send the
following via Email to
A cover letter explaining your interest in the
An updated resume/curriculum vitae
The completed Supplementary Information Form, download
Deadline: 21st November,
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