Regional Program Manager NGO Jobs – Food for the Hungry (FH)

Organisation: Food
for the Hungry (FH)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Program
Director
About US:
Food for the Hungry
(FH) is a Christian international relief and development organization that has
been working in Uganda since 1989. FH’s primary goal is to respond to
development needs and complex humanitarian emergencies. FH is currently
operating programs in more than 26 countries and has national offices in the
UK, Canada, Switzerland, Korea, United States of America and Japan. In Uganda,
FH is operational in the communities of Pader, Kitgum, Lamwo, Agago, Kole,
Kween, Mbale, and Mukono Districts implementing programs in four main sectors
of Education; Food Security and livelihoods; Health/Nutrition and Disaster Risk
Reduction; with the Head office located it Kampala.
Job Summary:  The Regional Program Manager is a member of
Senior Management Team (SMT). S/he will be responsible for the overall
management of Food for the Hungry’s programs in Uganda, focusing on the
assigned Clusters. The position will support the scale up of programing in line
with the Country strategy and FH’s primary program model coded Child Focused
Community Transformation (CFCT). The position holder will also assist the
Program Director (PD) representing Food for the Hungry towards donors,
development partners and co-ordination bodies and authorities where required.
The Regional Programs Manager will have overall accountability to ensure
quality, timely and effective implementation of Food for the Hungry’s programs
& projects, upholding organizational values and principles.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Program Management (30%)
  • Staff Supervision (10%)
  • Financial Management and Control (30%)
  • External Engagements and Partnership building (15%)
  • Programme Development (15%)



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a University degree in Law, Social Sciences,
    Social Work, and/ or related field of study. A master’s degree in Public
    Administration, Management, International Relations, Public Health is an
    added advantage
  • A post graduate in Project Planning and Management and/or Human
    Rights is an added advantage
  • Five years of relevant work experience with progressively increasing
    responsibility in INGO context, previous experience with USAID funding
    preferred
  • Conceptual understanding of and commitment to development work,
    especially Christian, child-focused, community-based development concepts,
    approaches and processes;
  • Strong understanding of the operations of government ministries
  • Good understanding of latest developments, research and trends in
    community development;
  • Proven success in grant writing and net-working
  • Networking/coordination skills among different
    partners/stakeholders;
  • Demonstrated capacity building and facilitation skills;
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting only electronic
copies of not more than 2MB of an application letter, a detailed CV, contact
telephone numbers, copies of relevant testimonials/certificates, names/contact
details of three referees, addressed to:
The Human Resources
Manager, Food for the Hungry Uganda
Email to: recruitment-fhuganda@fh.org
Deadline: 20th April 2019
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