Program Manager Non-profit Careers – War Child Holland (WCH)

Job Title:             Program Manager
Organisation: War Child
Holland (WCH)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Country Director
About Us:
War Child Holland (WCH) is an International non-profit organization
that has been working in Uganda since 2004, mainly in the Lord’s Resistance
Army (LRA) affected areas. As the situation in Uganda has stabilized, WCH has
closed its programs related to the LRA conflict and started a refugee response
program in early 2016 in the West Nile region, offering psychosocial support to
children, young people and families in the refugee and host communities. In
addition to psychosocial support, the country office is in the process of establishing
education projects with partners.
Key Duties and
Formulate new programs and donor strategies for
Support institutional fundraising plans and
provide technical assistance to WCH programs.
The jobholder will organise, plan and manage
programs according to the War Child Holland methodology.
Manage, develop, coach and mentor program
department staff.
Actively participate and represent WCH in
partnership meetings/platforms and develop relationships with local partners,
donors and international agencies.
Compile and submit regular timely reports to the
Country Director, Consortium partners and donors

Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant must hold a postgraduate degree in
International Development, Child Protection, Psychology, Education, Social
Sciences or equivalent demonstrable experience in relevant fields (social work,
community development). Specialization in Education is desirable
At least seven years of senior management
experience of development programs with leadership responsibilities;
The Program Manager/Developer (PM) should have
extensive knowledge on child protection and psychosocial programmes.
Good track record in initiating, cultivating and
securing support from a range of institutional and government donor agencies;
Strong diplomacy skills; ability to estabjish
and maintain good working relationships with partners, donors and other
stakeholders in a sensitive environment;
Previous experience in monitoring and evaluation
methodologies, tools and systems (participatory methodologies);
Excellent English writing ability and verbal
skills for project proposals, reports and communications;
Affinity with WCH’s mandate.
Strong technical skills in psycho-social support
or Child Protection.
Knowledge of Uganda and of Great Lakes Region
dynamics (economic and socio-political context);
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are invited to apply
by uploading an English CV consisting of maximum two pages, and answer our
questionnaire (please note that a cover letter is not requested) through the
following hyperlink:
Deadline: 23rd
October 2017
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