Sponsorship Manager Job Opportunity – ChildFund International

Job Title:          Sponsorship Manager
Organization: ChildFund
International
Duty Station:   Kampala,Uganda 
Reports to:       Programs and Sponsorship Director
About US:
For over seventy years globally, ChildFund
International has been providing help to deprived, excluded and vulnerable
children to have the capacity to improve their lives and opportunity to become
young adults, parents and leaders who bring lasting and positive change to their
communities. We promote societies whose individuals and institutions
participate in valuing, protecting and advancing the worth and rights of
children.
Job Summary: The
Position provides strategic leadership, technical and administra-tive
management, and supervisory oversight assuring the quality and accountability
of the sponsorship work in the Country Office (CO). S/he will be responsible
for the efficient and effective sponsorship program through developing staff,
organizational, and partner capacities, and by ensuring that sponsorship
service and its programming standards are met by the Country Office
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
·        
Strategy
Development and Management – Provides support and contributes to the dialogues
in the national strategic planning, development, and implementation of
sponsorship initiatives, actions, and functions assuring integration with
program strategies.
·        
Capacity
Building; Assures improved capacities for staff and partners that manage
sponsorship to guarantee that management guidelines, policies, procedures, and
tool utilizations related to sponsorship and its programmatic components are
achieved.
·        
Technical
Management Support -. Responsible for the adherence to policies, and standards
related to sponsorship compliance and standards.
·        
Sponsorship
administration and data management – Quality, timeliness and inflow/outflow of
correspondence is continuously attained by providing administrative support to
the sponsorship team and partners.
·        
Coordination
and Engagement Mechanisms – Directly responsible for effi cient and
comprehensive action on inquiries and requests for information by other
sponsorship stakeholders in the global organization and wider ChildFund
Alliance and most especially sponsors for achieving evident donor engagement.
·        
Performance
Measurement (Monitoring and Evaluation); Designs and supervises the development
and utilization of monitoring, evaluation, quality assurance tools and
reporting procedures to effectively improve and sustain the quality of
sponsorship and programming.
·        
Knowledge
Management and Learning; Develop learning and knowledge products in the area of
sponsorship that meet standards and enable organization-wide learning and
sharing by documenting approaches, project and program designs and lessons, case
studies and other knowledge products.
·        
Human
Resource Management; Ensures Sponsorship staff are effectively supervised,
motivated and supported for achievement of sponsorship objectives, and plans.
·        
Child
Safeguarding; Remains alert and responsive to any child safeguarding risks,
acquires relevant knowledge and skills which will enable you to promote strong
safeguarding practices, understand the child safeguarding policy and
procedures, and conduct yourself in a manner consistent with the Child
Safeguarding Policy.



Qualifications,
Skills and Experience:
·        
The
ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in community development, child
development or general business management, Social Work, Social Sciences or
equivalent relevant work experience.
·        
5-7
years progressive work experience with children and youth in a child
development organization or experience in operations and service management.
·        
Good
understanding of sponsorship operations and workflows, operations management,
sponsorship programming, sponsorship policies and standards
·        
 Proven supervisory skills and ability to work
and communicate clearly both verbally and in writing with employees at all
levels; demonstrated ability to lead through networks, build consensus with
teams.
·        
Strong
problem-solving skills that enable problem identification and resolution
required  Process management and business
process improvement experience a plus
·        
Experience
with change management in a production environment and proven success at
maintaining productivity and positive culture through change
·        
Outstanding
written and oral communication skills including English
·        
Strong
computer proficiency in general office software applications (i.e. Word, Excel,
Outlook)
How to Apply:
All interested and qualified candidates
who  meet the above requirements please
submit your application including detailed Curriculum Vita, academic and
professional papers and names of 3 work related Referees with their Email/
daytime telephone contacts to:
The Country Director
Child Fund International
P.O. BOX 3342, Kampala
Email: ugandahr@childfund.org OR Hand
delivers to ChildFund National Office located on Plot 71/72 Namirembe Road P.O.
Box 3341, Kampala NOTE: While we appreciate every response to this advert, only
short listed candidates will be contacted. ChildFund is an equal opportunity
employer.
Deadline: 13th November 2019

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