Corporate Capability Manager Employment Opportunity – Democratic Governance Facility (DGF)

Capability Manager
Organization: The
Democratic Governance Facility (DGF)
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
The Democratic
Governance Facility (DGF) is a multi-donor funding mechanism aimed at
strengthening governance, promoting and protecting human rights, enhancing
access to justice, and improving accountability in Uganda by working with state
and non-state institutions at national, regional and district levels throughout
the country. It is funded by Austria, Denmark, European Union, Ireland, the
Netherlands Norway and Sweden.
Job Summary: The
Corporate Capability Manager coordinates and supervises the strengthening of
the FMU’s corporate management and partnership management capabilities and is
the Executive Assistant to the Head of Facility (HoF).  This involves: – Refining FMU management
systems, and ensure their office wide adoption and application, Coordinating
the continuous improvement of the efficiency and effectiveness of partnership
management procedures; Providing secretarial support to the DGF Board, Steering
Committee (SC) and Senior Management Team (SMT), as well as acting as Executive
Assistant to the HoF. The CCM line manages the staff in the Corporate
Capability Unit. The CCM reports to the HoF and is a member of the Senior
Management Team. .
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Oversee the maintenance and management
    of the digital and analogue management information systems to track and
    report progress with respect to delivery against result indicators and
    other corporate objectives as set out in the Operational Plan
  • Coordinate the development and/or
    periodic updating of corporate strategies, processes, procedures, process
    charts, checklists, and manuals.
  • Ensure that DGF procedures and
    guidelines are clearly articulated and presented to relevant audiences.
  • Ensure the timely implementation of
    internal processes such as the staff performance assessment and appraisal,
    as well ensuring implementation of staff development initiatives
  • With the Communications & Knowledge
    Management Advisor and the Communication & Multimedia Officer, quality
    assure all DGF/FMU documents such as semi-annual and annual reports;
    external papers; manuals etc. and ensure implementation of the
    Communication Strategy of DGF
  • With the HR Manager and line managers,
    formulate and Implement activities designed to engage, motivate and
    support staff to excel in their jobs and to work effectively across teams
    to achieve FMU’s corporate development objectives.
  • Support a culture of continuous
    improvement and learning within the FMU.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Master’s
    degree in development studies management, public administration, human
    resource management, organizational development or related area.
  • At least seven years’ practical
    experience and a demonstrated track record of achievement in the support
    and/or management of development programmes (experience in governance
    sector programmes or grant making programmes preferred)..
How to Apply:
Please email your
Application letter, Curriculum Vitae including names, email addresses, and
telephone contact details of three (3) work related referees to; Please clearly indicate the job title in the email subject
line. Please do not attach academic documents. Applications may not exceed
2MBS. Address your applications to:
The Head of Facility
Democratic Governance Facility
P. O. Box 8772,
Kampala – Uganda.
Deadline: 22nd August 2019
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