3 Programme Manager Job Vacancies – American Refugee Committee (ARC) International – Alight

Organisation: American Refugee
Committee (ARC) International – Alight
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Area Coordinator
About ARC:
American Refugee Committee (ARC) International is an International nonprofit,
nonsectarian organization that provides humanitarian assistance and training to
millions of beneficiaries around the world. The ARC seeks to promote peaceful
and safe communities where men and women have equal rights and communities can
access locally owned, high-quality services.
are on a journey of becoming Alight, a new platform of amazing people and an
organization providing lifesaving services and creating breakthrough solutions
for and with the displaced. For the past 40 years, we’ve called ourselves American
Refugee Committee, an organization known for providing quality care to millions
of Refugees worldwide. But the truth is, we serve many different people – to
include Refugees, Trafficked people, Displaced people, and Marginalized and
Host communities too. Through all the years and conversations, we’ve had with
the people we serve, we’ve heard the same thing time and time again – Refugee
is not a label we want. We’re listening. And now, we’re taking off the nametag
American Refugee Committee and becoming Alight.
Job Summary: The Programme Manager will
be responsible for the overall implementation of ARC programs in ARC field
Office. He/she will provide leadership and management support to program teams
to allow for efficient program implementation and budget management of all ARC
Projects in at the field office including offering appropriate supportive
environment to non-mainstream projects/initiatives like KujaKuja, Changemakers
365, etc. He/she will also provide leadership and management support to operations
(HR, Finance, Logistics and Security as well as Administration) to order to
ensure adequate, effective and on-time support to program implementation.
He/she will work closely with Programs Coordinator on program development (new
project designing, concept note preparation and project proposal development
and budgeting). The Programme Manager will represent ARC at the local level
(local government authorities including local leaders, donors, UN
organizations, NGOs, and partners.

Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant for the American Refugee Committee (ARC) International –
Alight Programme Managerjob must hold a Bachelor’s degree in development
studies, community development, social sciences or a relevant area required.
At least five years of program management experience with similar
Protection / GBV programs serving refugees, internally displaced populations,
or other conflict and post-conflict populations.
Excellent experience in leading and managing emergency response
project(s) addressing Protection and Livelihoods needs of refugees;
Knowledge on SASA! approach is an added advantage;
Demonstrated management skills and ability to work independently.
Experience in community-based programming approach.
Ability to ride a motorcycle with a valid Riding Permit (Class A) is an
added advantage.
How to Apply:
suitably qualified and interested candidates should send a submit one-page
Cover letter, an updated CV (max. 3 pages) and Names, Titles and Contacts of
three professional referees, to include your current or recent
employer/supervisor – via email (ONLY) to UGjobs@arcrelief.org with the
POSITION applied for clearly indicated in the subject line.
However due to urgency to fill these positions, applications will be reviewed
and interviews conducted on a rolling basis. Only shortlisted candidates will
be contacted. Job Offers will be issued to the selected candidates upon
conformation of funding.
Deadline: 17th December
2019 by 17:00hrs.
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