Program Manager NGO Jobs – World Vision International

Organisation: World
Vision International
Duty Station: 
Uganda
Reports to: Regional
Operations Manager
About US:
World Vision Uganda
is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization
dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome
poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World
Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people
whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is
conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks,
including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child,
Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”
Job Summary:   The Program Manager will provide leadership
and management of WVU programmes (Area Development Programmes (ADPs) and grant
projects) within a designated district/s in the development of programme and
project designs and plans, capacity building and facilitate implementation of
ADP and grant interventions in a manner that empower communities, children and
local institutions in the ADP and Grant Project Area in line with WVU strategic
direction, ministry integration and performance standards.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Leadership and
supervision of teams and individual staff
                    
Manage,
supervise and build the capacity of programme staff (ADPs and grant projects)
in quality programme development, management and implementation:
                    
Management
and coordination of programmes and staffing.
                    
Capacity
building of staff (trainings and coaching sessions of teams and individual
staff in organization programming, performance management and implementation.
                    
Team and
individual staff performance management.
                    
Coaching,
mentoring and counseling sessions for all staff.
                    
Guidance
to program staff in planning and monitoring detailed implementation plans and
activities.
                    
Setting
and managing staffing targets and priorities..
                    
Scale up
staff spiritual nurture.
                    
Plan and
effect reflection and learning events.
Operations planning
and implementation:
                    
Coordinate,
guide and facilitate operational planning and implementation of integrated
development programmes and projects in the programme area:
                    
Support
the roll out of organizational strategic directions, guidelines, tools, models
and frameworks
                    
Develop
ADP and grants designs, annual plans.
                    
Lead the
process of baselines, evaluations and planning.
                    
Manage
the translation of plans into operations and monitor their implementation.
                    
Support
and guide staff in developing of work plans.
                    
Mentor
staff in translating organization expectations into designs, plans and M&E
processes.
                    
Monitoring
and supervise of timely and quality implementation of ADPs and grant project
annual plans and targets.
                    
Lead in
identification and documenting of community needs and fundable ideas.
                    
Develop
small PNSF proposals for resource mobilization.
Programme
monitoring and reporting:
                    
Facilitate
effective monitoring, evaluation, documentation and reporting in line with
agreed organisational targets and standards:
                    
Establishment
of functioning programme level M&E system and utilization of the
information from the M&E database; and contribute M&E data to the
National Office integrated M&E database as per agreed schedule.
                    
Manage
ADP and grant projects information and documentation processes, and ensure
effective communication of the program/project results.
                    
Provide
monthly reports (progress against planned activities, expense against estimated
budget, etc) of program and grant project activities to the Regional Operations
Manager as per agreed schedule.
                    
Prepare
semi-annual and annual reports of program and grants activities (progress
against delivery of outputs and achievement of outcomes, etc) to the Support
Office/donors and to National Office as per agreed schedule.
                    
Ensure
appropriate filing and availability of documentation required for internal and
external communications, accountability, audits, evaluation purposes and
reporting
                    
Supervise
on-going program assessments, evaluation and operational research studies, and
take lead in utilizing the recommendations to improve programming.
                    
Lead in
sharing of M&E findings at district level through district level meetings
and forums.
                    
Quality
and timely delivery of assessments, designs and plans by field programmes.
                    
Quality
and timely bi-annual and annual reports.
Partnering and Collaborations
                    
Build,
maintain and effectively manage strategic partnerships and collaborations at
the programme level:
                    
Effective
representation and participation of the WVU programmes in relevant District
committees such as District Technical Planning Committee.
                    
WVU
programme staff are represented and participates actively in the different
relevant events organized by partners and stakeholders including district
celebrations and events like farmer’s day, World AIDS day and others.
                    
Facilitate
staff capacity enhancement on aspects of partnering, collaboration and
networking.
                    
Facilitate
effective management of sub-granting to the different implementing partners.
                    
Facilitate
periodic mapping and updating of the partners database at the programme level.
                    
Ensure
partner review and reflection events are held on a periodic basis.
Advocacy,
Networking and influencing
                    
Guide
and spearhead District level advocacy and justice for children in areas of
children’s wellbeing, rights and protection.
                    
Identify
and guide local level advocacy engagements.
                    
Build
strategic networks, coalitions and alliances on key advocacy issues.
                    
Develop
a data base of strategic networks and partnerships for advocacy.
                    
Advocacy
and justice for children integrated in programme and project operations and plans.
                    
Link
local level advocacy engagements with national policy processes.
                    
Develop
strategies for collaborations within the district.
                    
Document
lessons and learning’s from advocacy engagements
Sponsorship
Management
                    
Effective
management of child sponsorship operations and performance
                    
Lead in
sharing, understanding and adherence to standards.
                    
Management
of SOIs in line with sponsorship standards.
                    
Implementation
of child monitoring in line with monitoring standards.
                    
Ensure
that sponsorship business processes are operational in the programme
                    
Oversight
support to programmes on use of sponsorship data to inform evidence-based
programming.
                    
Guide
and support the development programme level business processes.
                    
Monitor
and oversight support in management of sponsorship performance in compliance
with partnership standards.
Child Protection
                    
Ensure
compliance to child protection policy in all programmes (background checks,
protocols, audit recommendations, child protection in sponsorship etc)
                    
Support
and lobby the Local Government to ensure functionality of child protection
structures and systems at all levels (formal and informal)
                    
Facilitate
specialists to support in mainstreaming and integration of child protection
into all programmes
                    
Facilitate
children to participate in all programme processes and interventions
                    
Support
staff and community structures in ensuring appropriate allegation and case
management geared towards justice for children
                    
Support
staff and specialists to document, publish and share learnings regarding child
protection
                    
Support
staff to conduct research and engage in advocacy against child rights
violations
                    
Ensure
capacity building for staff and stakeholders for effective child protection
programming
Financial/
Budgeting and Assets Management
                    
Budgeting
– Annual planning and budgeting for all programmes and projects in line with
planning and budgeting guidelines and timelines
                    
Budget
management – Programme and project budget expenditure are within the planned
time frame and approved budgets.
                    
Monitor
and manage over or under spending in a timely manner in line with standards.
                    
Financial
management – Financial management and accountability in line with policy
guidelines.
                    
Risk
management – Monitor and address or report any risks to management.
                    
Asset
management – manage assets in the programmes in line with assets and other
policy and set guidelines.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
                    
The
applicant for the World Vision Program Manager – Hoima Cluster job placement
should preferably hold a university degree in development studies or related
field.
                    
A
minimum of five years’ experience in community development.
                    
Must
have good analytical and problem solving skills.
                    
Excellent
command of the English language, both written and spoken.
                    
Knowledge
of financial and human resource management.
                    
Must be
able to communicate in a cross-cultural environment.
                    
Practicing
accountability & integrity.
                    
Practicing
gender and cultural diversity.
                    
Influencing
individuals and groups.
                    
Learning
for growth and development.
                    
Communicating
information effectively.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision
International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.
Please follow
instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s
e-recruitment portal.  Qualified female candidates are particularly
encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 26th April 2019
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