Head of Programme International NGO Jobs – Build Africa

Job Title:     Head
of Programme
Organisation: Build
Africa
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to:
Country Director
About US:
Build Africa is an
International NGO that has been operational in Uganda since 1996. Build Africa
Uganda (BAU) programmes focus on Education and Livelihood improvement. BAU
currently works in 13 j districts with its field programs coordinated through
two Area offices located in Kumi and Masindi. Build Africa is currently
implementing a number of projects from different donors.
Job Summary: The Head of Programme will be responsible for the Area Programme Managers
and all Kampala programme staff. He/she will be accountable for strengthening
and overseeing Build Africa Uganda’s (BAU’s) programme strategies, program
quality, programme delivery, partnerships and accountability in accordance with
organisational and donor policies. The job holder will also be responsible for
providing technical assistance, direction, support and oversight for total
quality, coordinating and supporting the design of new innovative programmes
and defining BAU’s Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) framework. As a
member of BAU’s senior management team, the post holder will play a key role in
the overall management, leadership and direction at BAU, acting as a role model
to staff. He/she will manage the BAU programme implementation team and convene
the quarterly programme review meetings for the program sector. He/she will
also ensure submission of high quality proposals and overall systems for
programme design, MEL systems and project implementation tools are in place
within the country programme. He/she will manage project budget lines in
accordance with the financial scheme of delegation. He/she will ensure that
programme staff have the skills, capacities and knowledge to effectively manage
and deliver project deliverables.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a relevant Master’s degree from a recognised
    University with at least six years of demonstrated experience in implementing
    development projects.
  • Experience working with an international NGO, implementing
    education, livelihood, child protection and gender programs an added
    advantage.
  • Comfortable working in an environment that espouses thinking outside
    the box, constantly questioning the status quo and continuously improving
    programs.
  • Good track record of developing and managing projects which create
    measurable, cost- effective impact.
  • Experience of developing, maintaining and overseeing project design,
    monitoring and evaluation frameworks and key performance indicators.
  • Comfortable working in an advisory capacity with no supervisory
    control over project staff, and therefore having to work with and convince
    field staff rather than telling them what to do.
  • Willingness and interest to spend scheduled and regular time in each
    programme location
  • A person of high integrity that will follow BAU’s core values and
    adhere to a zero tolerance on waste and corruption
  • Practical hands-on field background.
  • A track record of developing and managing projects which create
    measurable, cost- effective impact.
  • A passion to think out of the ‘development’ box.
  • Strong in statutory fundraising.
  • Experience of developing, maintaining and overseeing project design,
    monitoring and evaluation frameworks and key performance indicators.
  • Good coach, able to train staff.
  • Excellent written communication skills, particularly proposal
    writing and reporting.
  • Ability to achieve maximum results with limited resources.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested applicants should send an updated CV/resume which
should include your contact information and three professional referees, state
your current salary and expectations. Send to;
The Human Resources
Officer, Kampala or
Email to: recruit@build-africauganda.org
OR
Physically submit
applications to the address below;
Build Africa Uganda-
Kampala (Head Office), Plot 431 & 424, Central Zone, Off Gaba Road, P.O Box
7224 Kampala. Tel 0414 267828
OR
Build Africa Uganda-
Kumi, Plot 28 Liang Road,
P.O. Box 350 Kumi.
Tel 0392 769648
OR
Build Africa Uganda-
Masindi, Plot 2 Kabalega Crescent,
P.O. Box 66 Masindi.
Tel 0465420171
Deadline: 22nd June 2018 by 1:00pm
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