Programme Manager Job Careers – Mt Elgon Tree Growing Enterprise Ltd (METGE)

Job Title:      Programme Manager
Organization: Mt Elgon Tree Growing
Enterprise Ltd (METGE)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Executive
About US:
Elgon Tree Growing Enterprise Ltd (METGE) is a Ugandan not-for-profit
organisation currently delivering the Tree Planting Programme and bee keeping
activities – funded by Welsh Government (UK) and Size of Wales charity in the
Mt Elgon region. METGE specializes in supporting small-holder farmers to access
and plant trees in their farming plots as well as supporting them to integrate
other activities like bee-keeping.
Job Summary: The Programme Manager will manage
the operational delivery of METGE’s tree planting programme including working
with delivery partners to ensure annual performance targets are met, delivered
within budget and managing the expansion of the programme.  The Programme Manager will manage several
interrelated projects that support the mission of the Mount Elgon Tree Planting
Enterprise Ltd (METGE)
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Manage
relevant programme staff and delivery partners to drive results against agreed
performance targets
·       Provide
project management, planning, technical, implementation, monitoring and
evaluation, financial management, planning and other forms of support expertise
to the relevant staff and partners
·       Take
responsibility for the annual programme planning and budgeting process liaising
with the Executive Director, and take ownership of the delivery of programme
·       Review
and confirm the work plans of implementation partners, indicate key activities,
responsibilities, outputs, key performance indicators and budgets are
consistent across partner organisations and build to a consolidated annual
delivery plan
·       Prepare
and track quality and timely progressive reporting according to the
organisation and donor guidelines.
·       Manage
programme scope by ensuring that changes are properly documented and
stakeholders are consulted
·       Identify
funding gaps within the project, advise on and support development plans and
required resources to present to the Supervisory Committee
·       Ably
supervise, motivate, coach and build capacity of field officers to proactively
plan, manage, monitor and report on the projects performance in line with the
donor guidelines, policies and procedure.
·       Effectively
engage with different donors and relevant stakeholders.
·       Managing,
motivating and mentoring a small team of project officers

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The
ideal candidate must hold a Degree in Forestry, Agriculture or Environmental
·       Master’s
Degree in one of the disciplines above
·       Qualification
in a recognised project management discipline would be desirable
·       Proven
senior management experience in reputable international organization
·       Proven
interpersonal, networking and people management skills in relation to key
·       Five
years minimum experience in implementing donor projects and requirements
·       Proven
report writing, team and project management experience and skills
·       The
understanding, assessment, mitigation, reporting of risk to the project and the
application of a risk and issues log
·       Strongly
demonstrated analytical, innovative, financial management and strategic
thinking skills.
·       Financial
literacy in relation to project management
·       Excellent
report writing and communication skills in English.
·       A
good working knowledge and familiarity with IT including MS Office and social
media, etc.
·       Experience
of successfully engaging local communities in the delivery of development
·       Experience
of implementing programme monitoring and evaluation (M&E) systems
·       A
current vehicle driving permit
to Apply:
If you meet the requirements listed above, then
submit your application to 
Please quote ProMGR61219 in subject line
Letter of application stating why you believe you
have the necessary skills and experience for this job opportunity (max. 600
Detailed Curriculum Vitae
Communication details of three (3) referees, one
must be your current of most recent employer
Copies of degree and other certificates are not
required at this stage.
Deadline:   20th December 2019
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