Programme Manager NGO Jobs – Democratic Governance Facility (DGF)

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 Programme Manager – Sphere 1: Civic,
Political Processes and Engagement will mainly strengthen the impact of our
work through effective and results-based programme management. We are looking
for a competent programme manager that can add value to the areas of
interventions that guide the work of our implementing partners. The position
will support state and non-state actors working on promotion and strengthening
of democratic processes that strengthen Citizens-State relationships in Uganda.
The incumbent will contribute to improving government accountability to
citizens and electoral processes diversification of political engagement representation
and recognition of women and youth in leading political positions and as
election candidates; and participatory decision-making The position is line
managed by the Deputy Programme & Learning Manager within the FMU structure
detailed on the DGF website.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide a contextual analysis of
    national and international key developments regarding civic and political
    affairs to recommend best practices and interventions to be adopted
  • Review and process project proposals and
    funding requests
  • Ensure Partners compliance with the DGF
    partner financial and programme guidelines
  • Monitor and evaluate partners project
    implementation and provide technical guidance and quality assurance to
    implementation of the projects
  • Review partners reports and provide
    guidance for effective reporting
  • Participate in building the capacity of
    partners working towards improving political processes that strengthen
    citizen-state relations.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold an advanced
    university degree (master level from a recognized university) in a
    relevant subject public administration, political science, social science
    development studies or related area).
  • At least five years of experience
    progressively working in a project management role for government / state
    institutions or civil society organizations.
  • Experience in the role of overseeing or
    managing sub-grants to partners is preferred
  • Experience in the area of democratic
    governance, with demonstrated background and technical expertise in the
    following areas;
Parties Engagement and Coordination
and women and youth Engagement in political processes
Decision-Making, women, youth and HRBA
Research and M&E
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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