Programme Management Specialist, PACK NGO Careers – Straight Talk Foundation (STF)

Management Specialist, PACK
Organization: Straight
Talk Foundation (STF)
Duty Station: 
Reports to:
Grant Management Coordinator
About US:
Straight Talk
Foundation (STF) is a health communications National Non Governmental
Organisation that was founded in 1993. For the past 25 years it has been the
leading provider of various social and behavior change communication programs
to various stakeholders in Uganda. The organization has immense experience in
the use of modern communication program approaches in addressing diverse health
and development issues. STF implements activities through print, radio and face
to face communication. Its programs and interventions target young people as
its primary audience, while parents and teachers are its secondary audience.
STF utilises highly effective behaviour change communication models and
combines mass media and face to face community outreach and mobilization
Job Summary:
The Programme Management Specialist, PACK will work closely with Technical
leads of the PACK partners in Karamoja to effectively manage project timelines
schedules to ensure timely completion of key deliverables for PACK.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Straight Talk Foundation (STF) Programme
    Management Specialist, PACK job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in
    Social Sciences, Education, Development Studies, Emergency and Disaster
    Management, Agriculture, Conflict Resolution or a relevant field. Graduate
    or post-graduate training in project planning & management,
    monitoring and evaluation, community development & research or related
    field is an added advantage.
  • At least five years of relevant working experience with at least 3
    years at project management level in an NGO.
  • Demonstrable financial, planning and budget management skills a MUST.
    Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well with people
    from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of international and local policies and
    frameworks relating to their thematic area is a must.
  • Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including
    influencing, negotiation and coaching.
  • Excellent time management and planning capacity.
  • Excellent planning, coordination and reporting skills, with the
    ability to organize a substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse
    tasks and responsibilities.
  • Analytical skills.
  • Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.
  • Availability and willingness to work extra hours whenever necessary.
How to Apply:
All candidates are
encourages to apply online with a copy of updated CV and a cover letter
(attached as one document) indicating three professional referees addressed to;
The Human Resource
& Administration Manager
Straight Talk
Plot 4, Acacia
Avenue, Kololo,
P.O Box 22366,
Kampala. Uganda
Email to: clearly indicating the position applied for in the
subject line.
Deadline: 27th July 2018 by 05:00pm Ugandan
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