Program Manager NGO Careers – ActionAid

Organization: ActionAid
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Director
Programs and Policy
About US:
ActionAid is an international Development Agency working in
over 50 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. ActionAid
Uganda’s mission is to achieve social Justice, gender equality, and poverty
eradication by working with people living in extreme poverty and exclusion,
their communities, people’s organizations, activists, social movements and
their supporters.
Job Summary: The Program Manager People’s Action for
Democratic Governance will lead the design, development and implementation of
Programmes and projects in people’s action for democratic governance in
accordance with the 5th Strategy Paper and overall ActionAid Uganda
aspirations, policies and goals. This role will strengthen AAU in Programme
development for the thematic area, build staff and partner capacity along the
thematic area, mobilize resource and grow the program, create synergies with
other thematic areas and ensure rootedness and connectedness of the theme
issues from local, national, to regional and international. The role is
expected to identify issues within the thematic area that need policy influencing
and engagement. .

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal person should hold a Bachelor’s Degree
in law, Humanities or any other related field.
A relevant postgraduate qualification and
training in human rights-based approaches, law, human empowerment, democracy
and governance is an added advantage.
A minimum of six years of relevant work
experience three of these should have been at similar managerial level in a
reputable organization.
Experience in managing social accountability and
advocacy for people centered service delivery programmes.
Experience with anti-corruption and budget
advocacy campaigns
How to Apply:
All candidates should send their applications (Cover letter,
CV, and certified academic documents) should be strictly sent by email to clearly addressed to:
The Director Human Resource/Organizational Effectiveness,
ActionAid Uganda,
Plot number 2514/2515 Ggaba Road, Opposite Kampala
International University
P.O Box 676
Kampala. Uganda
NB: Due to large
number of applications, we will respond to ONLY shortlisted candidates for
interviews. Whilst all applications will be assessed strictly on their
individual merits, qualified WOMEN are especially encouraged to apply.
ActionAid International is an equal opportunity Employer.
Deadline: 8th
January 2020 by 5:00pm
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