Program Manager NGO Job Vacancies – TPO Uganda

Job Title:     Program Manager
Organization: TPO Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
TPO Uganda is a local Ugandan NGO that has been
operating in the country for 25 years. Our programs comprise interventions
organised around the following themes; Care and protection of OVC; child
protection, livelihoods support, mental health and psychosocial support,
response and prevention of all forms of violence against women and children as
well as emergency response and humanitarian action. TPO Uganda is active in 33
districts in the region and is a member of several partnerships and
coordination mechanisms in the country.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
The Program Manager is the convergence point person for
all TPO projects in Uganda.
S/he provides programmatic oversight to Project
Coordinators and Team Leaders that ensures that all projects are delivered
within an efficient operational framework.
The Program Manager will also ensure that all
projects are receiving adequate professional support from HQ and will identify
and recommend specific courses of action that facilitate projects to deliver on
their intended goals and outcomes.
The Program Manager will directly work with the
Deputy Country Director on issues of strategic growth, organisational
development and institutional strengthening.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal applicant must hold a Master’s Degree in a
development related field with a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following
fields, social sciences, social work, psychology, development studies or a
Must possess at least 5 years consistent and
demonstrable experience managing a portfolio of multiple projects in at least 3
of the following program areas; child rights/ child protection/ psychosocial,
mental health, livelihoods and food security, disaster risk reduction or any
related program area excellent written and oral communication skills, strategic
analysis, team building and people management skills, decision making skills as
well as impeccable self-organisation and work planning skills

Program Manager competencies include;
Advocacy and networking skills.
Partnership building proposal development
Project idealisation and implementation.
Project monitoring and evaluation
Action research and application of research findings
for program development.
to Apply:
Please send your CV letter of interest and academic
documents with 3 work related referees and a table showing your past 3 year
salary history via email: 
or Hand deliver to Plot 3271, Kansanga. Opposite Kampala International
University, Off Ggaba Road. (Attached as one document of 2MB) TPO Uganda is an
equal opportunities employer that doesn’t discriminate on any basis. Female
candidates are especially encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will
be contacted.
Deadline:  26th January 2020
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