Resilience Programme Manager Dutch NGO Jobs – CORDAID (Maternity Replacement – 4 months starting Mid-June)

Job Title:        Resilience Programme Manager (Maternity Replacement)
Organization: CORDAID
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Country Director
Duration: 4 months starting Mid-June

About US:
CORDAID is a Dutch,
international non-governmental organization which combines 100 years of
experience and expertise in emergency aid and structural poverty eradication.
CORDAID believes in a world without poverty and exclusion. We strive for a just
and sustainable society where every person counts. We stand for knowledge and
talent sharing between North and South, between farmers and businesses, between
activists and policymakers. Where poverty, conflict and exclusion tear up
societies, we connect people and communities. We also stand for
professionalism, expertise and solidarity across borders, to make a difference
where it is most needed. Together with more than 600 partner organizations in
Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America we structurally improve the
living conditions of the poorest and most excluded populations – the bottom
Job Summary:  The Resilience Programme Manager takes
responsibility for the effective planning, implementation, coordination,
standardization and monitoring for efficient delivery of Cordaid’s resilience
program in Uganda, with a specific focus on leading the Partners for Resilience
consortium and implementation of the resilience program strategy. S/he
maintains a robust grants management and ensures fundraising by building
strategic relations with our current and potential donors and stakeholders.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Project Development,
Management and Reporting
  • Project lead of the PfR alliance program in Uganda:
  • Leads in the reporting on Partners for Resilience program and
    contributes to country strategic reporting and the annual country report.
  • Oversee implementation of Cordaid partner activities.
  • Lead the proposal development process and technical writing for
    award winning opportunities from government agencies, foundations,
    multilateral and bilateral institutions
Networking, Communication
and Representation
  • Develop and maintain close relationships with donors and
    counterparts. Participate in relevant networks and thematic cluster
    meetings/technical working groups and other meetings at government and
    national level.
  • Ensure to appropriately represent Cordaid in all relevant forums)
    donors, government, and other key actors
Leadership &
  • Ensure all programme-based needs and requirements are timely and
    efficiently shared with support services for best coordinated
  • Maintain a close liaison on programmatic issues with the current
    programme donors beyond contractual reporting requirements.
  • Support the Uganda resilience team in the implementation of the
    resilience strategy and specific projects.
Financial &
Operational Compliance
  • Ensure project quality adherence, contractual compliance and timely
  • In collaboration with the Finance Manager, monitor the overall
    financial integrity of Cordaid program funds through grant management,
    monitoring and evaluation.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the CORDAID Resilience Programme Manager job
    must hold a Masters or post-graduate in Development Studies, Social Work
    and social Administration, international development and/or similar field;
  • A minimum of seven years of proven experience with strategy and
    program development and management of multidisciplinary programmes.
  • At least 7 years proven experience with project management,
    leadership and team coaching.
  • Proven skills in leading strategic programming and planning processes
    for programmatic coalitions
  • Demonstrable experience of driving advocacy, communications, and
    fundraising approaches.
  • Proven experience of representing externally to key stakeholders,
    maintaining donor relations.
  • Experience of managing systems and tools to oversee complex project
    portfolios across different sectors and locations as well as within
  • Experience in working with national/local actors and capacity
    building of national and local organisations
  • Ability to live and work under pressure in a rapidly changing and
    sometimes insecure environment
  • Good team player with excellent communication and strong
    participatory leadership skills
  • Experience working in DRR and Resilience sector
NB: An
integrity check will be part recruitment procedure
How to Apply:
Please send your
application letter and a CV that contains three referees in English with the
position title in your subject line to
Deadline: 14th May 2019 by Midnight
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