Deputy Program Manager Job Opportunity – BRAC International

Job Title:           Deputy Program Manager
Organization:  BRAC
International
Duty Station:    Kampala
Uganda
About US:
BRAC is a global leader in
creating large-scale opportunities for the poor. Founded in Bangladesh in 1972,
it is now one of the world’s largest development organizations, touching the
lives of an estimated 138 million people in 11 countries across Asia and
Africa.


Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
·        
Take lead in strengthening and maintaining good
government relations at the national level and sub- national levels, in doing
so he/she will regularly update the line ministries and district departments on
the progress of BRAC’s health program.
·        
Take lead on one of BRAC’s health projects, and
provide technical support to other project leads.
·        
Engage in strategic level support in
collaboration with other programs. Strengthen and maintain government relations
at the national level.
·        
Participate in building strong sustainable
synergies between different BRAC programs in Uganda.
·        
Support the program manager and take charge in
his absence and also provide technical support to the field teams across all
health program projects
·        
Participate in proposal development processes in
collaboration with the program manager. Fundraising team, BRAC International,
BRAC Affiliates. Whenever necessary. He/she may be required to work as part of
diverse teams in consortia.
·        
Provide technical support to the health program
projects and also provide technical and administration support to the field
teams
·        
 Safeguarding
Roles.
        
Ensure the safety of team members from any harm,
abuse, neglect, harassment and exploitation Act as a key source of support,
guidance and expertise on sate guarding for establishing a safe working
environment
        
Practice, promote and endorse the issues of safe
guarding policy among team members and ensure the implementation of
safeguarding standards in every course of action.
        
 Follow
the safe guarding reporting procedure in case any reportable incident takes
place and encourage others to do so.



Qualifications, Skills
and Experience:
        
Bachelor’s degree in health related discipline.
Having a Master’s degree in Public Health is an added advantage.
        
5 years relevant experience in program.
Experience in community based programs will be an added advantage.
        
Knowledge of Uganda’s governance systems,
Ministry of health structures and district local governance systems.
        
Should be able to travel widely throughout
Uganda and be able to live in basic conditions with limited amenities.
        
Should be able to flexibly withstand and work
tinder strict deadlines.
        
Excellent spoken and written English. Good
proficiency with MS. Office suite.
        
Report writing and basic quantitative and
qualitative data analysis skills.
How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send
their Application (addressed to the Manager, HR & Training) & CV by
email to hrd.uganda@brac.net.  The
subject must be the name of the position applied for strictly. Only complete
applications will be accepted and only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted. BRAC is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults,
and expects all employees and volunteers to share the same commitment.
Deadline: Friday 8th
November, 2019
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