Earn over 76m annually as Programmes Manager SRHR at Restless Development

Programmes Manager SRHR
Organization:  Restless Development
Reports to:   Programme Coordinators
Salary: UGX 76,256,479 gross
annual and 6% housing allowance
1 year contract with possibility of renewal, dependant on funding
Manager Head of Programmes and Partnerships
Start Date 13th March 2020, or earlier if available
travel National travel will be required including to rural areas. International
travel is possible

About Restless
know young people have the power to solve the challenges we face in our world,
but they are being ignored and overlooked. We are the agency that works with
young people so they can lead in solving those challenges. 
that means supporting communities to end child marriage or prevent HIV, we work
with young people to change their lives and the lives of people in their

Our Approach to
Development considers the welfare and protection of children, young people and
vulnerable adults to be an organizational imperative with primacy over the
success of programmes or strategic objectives. We recognize that safeguarding
is everyone’s responsibility and we expect all of our staff, volunteers
and  partners to ensure we protect the
communities in which we operate from harm and abide by our Safeguarding Policy.

J9b Summary: Restless
Development Uganda is seeking to recruit a talented and dynamic individual to
oversee our Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights Work. The Programme Manager
will provide program oversight, contribute to fundraising and partnerships,
learning, people management and finance management.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Programmes Oversight and
Learning (40%)
·       To provide oversight and
leadership to our SRHR Programmes to ensure they are aligned with, and
delivering, Restless Development’s Strategy, Programme Quality standards and
the relevant Ugandan Government policies and programmes.
·       Oversee the delivery of
SRHR Programmes in line with approved donor proposals and Restless
·       Development Programme
Quality Framework to ensure the programmes are continually learning and adapting
their approaches to create a positive impact.
·       Ensure that programme
risks are regularly identified, documented, reported and mitigation measures actioned.
·       Lead on development of
Programme Budgets and ensure Restless Development Financial policies are
·       adhered to by the team
·       Work with Programme
Coordinators to generate timely and high quality internal and external
programme financial and narrative reports
·       Working with Programme
Coordinators, ensure monthly expenditure reports and quarterly reforecasts.
·       Ensure timely and
accurate internal financial and narrative reporting to enable continual
programme review and improvement
People Management (25%)
SRHR unit have a professionally fulfilling employee journey:
·       Ensure all aspects of
the performance management cycle are followed for all staff in SRHR unit
·       Ensure that all staff in
the SRHR Unit have up to date performance objectives and career development
·       plans
·       Line and performance
manage Programme coordinators, serving as a role model at all times
·       Build SRHR staff
capacity to deliver their roles and ensure effective staff talent management.
·       Support Recruitment,
selection, and orientation of new staff
·       Ensure Employee policy
and procedures are adhered to by team
·       Ensure volunteer and
staff welfare with support from the Head of programmes and Partnerships.
Thought Leadership and
partnerships (25%)
be the expert on SRHR current theories and practice and partnership building
·       Work with the Business
Development team on proposal development process, including Theory of change,work
plans and budgets
·       Participate, and support
SRHR staff to participate, in relevant networking and external engagement spaces
·       Represent Restless
Development in local and national forums and platforms
·       Ensure quarterly
reporting of our activities to local government and participation as required
in meetings and events
·       Ensure linkages with
other thematic areas to identify support needs for their SRHR components and provide
technical support to the teams.
Leadership (10%)
·       Be an active member of
the Uganda Hub Leadership team, ensure values-based leadership
·       Ensure staff and
volunteer safeguarding policies are adhered to by the team
·       Other duties as
required, sometimes requiring working on weekends and holidays for which time
off in lieu can be taken

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       Graduate level (degree,
masters) in a relevant field of study
·       Minimum 3 years of experience
in programme management, including
·       proven experience of
managing programmes relating to youth sexual reproductive health,
·       Strong partnership
development and networking skills
·        Excellent understanding of project cycle
·       Good understanding and
practical experience of youth development in Uganda
·       Excellent verbal and
written communications skills
·       Experience of donor
management and reporting
·       Ability to lead, inspire
and develop a talented team, including experience of managing young staff with
limited experience
·       Excellent
problem-solving skills and ability to make sound operational decisions
·       Strong team player able
to work under own initiative
·       Willingness to travel to
rural areas as required
·       A strong personal
commitment to the values of Restless Development
·       Outstanding analytical
and problem-solving skills
·       Excellent financial
management skills, including strong experience in budget management and
·       Outstanding
interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
·       Experience of
participatory research with young people
·       Previous work experience
in Uganda
·       Individual must be
results orientated, highly self-motivated and have demonstrated analytical
·       The successful candidate
will thrive in a multicultural environment as part of a rapidly growing
organisation and be personally committed to Restless Development’s mission and

Competency: Programmes Manager Sexual Rights
Strategic Thinking
Creates vision for unit and plays a key role in
developing the Restless strategy and
Agency plan, ensuring team deliver against the
goals, model and the youth Collective
Innovation and adaptability
Encourages a culture of imaginative thinking,
learning from experience and expanding mindsets and genuinely listens to ideas
from the team and stakeholders.
Generates individual commitment, excitement and
excellence; creates new and relevant ideas and leads others to implement them.
Leadership and management
Leads teams to deliver against strategic
priorities, inspiring staff, providing direction and celebrating the
contributions and achievements of others.
Generates individual commitment, excitement and
excellence creates opportunities for team to learn and take on new
responsibilities and actively shares experience and knowledge
People Development
Ensures team has clear individual and personal
goals and is aware of capacity needs of the team and individuals.
Encourages work place based learning, ensuring
employees take responsibility for their own learning and share it to build
organisational capability.
Supports teams to succeed, devoting dedicated
time to empowering people through coaching and mentoring and sharing expertise/
Addresses conflicts in a timely, sensitive
manner; escalates to leadership when appropriate and holds people to account
and looks beyond own team, towards building organizational capacity
Builds consensus and commitment through
assertive communication, anticipating challenges and adapting approach to

Delivers through others, ensuring high quality
and efficiency. Takes ownership of delivery against outcomes. Maintains strong
focus on priorities, holding others to account for priorities and swiftly
responding to changing requirements. Driving a performance culture within own
team, allowing people space and authority to deliver their objectives.

Development is an Equal Opportunities employer and encourages people from
diverse backgrounds to apply.

What We Do For You
Remuneration: We
are proud to commit to a transparent global salary scale, ensuring a fair and
comparable system of pay across all global locations.

Values and Culture
Restless Development, we’re proud that the strength and integrity of our Values
has been recognized by staff, beneficiaries, donors and others who we work
with. Beyond this, we have a culture of recognizing and celebrating both our
Values and our global achievements with monthly Values Champions and an annual Values

Work-life Balance
goes without saying that we work hard, at Restless Development. We also
recognize the importance of helping staff to maintain a positive work-life
balance by offering:
·        24 days annual leave (in addition to public
holidays and with an extra day of annual leave given for each full year of
service, up to a maximum of 28 days).
·       Birthday Leave
·       Flexible working hours.
·       Generous study leave,
maternity, paternity or adoption leave, and other leave allowances.

Professional Development
Development is proud to be an employer who recognizes potential and invests in
the development of its staff. We are committed to the professional development
of our staff through:
·       Empowering opportunities
to work on significant projects which stretch and inspire staff – allowing them
to develop on-the-job.
·       Regular performance
·       Training and development
opportunities, including supporting our staff to identify mentors both within
and outside of the agency.
·       Quarterly Staff
Workshops for all staff to give and receive agency updates, receive training,
and socialize.

How to Apply:
interested and qualified candidates Please send a completed application form to
Please note that we do not accept CVs, resumes or coverletters.
note that Restless Development does not charge a fee at any stage of the
recruitment process (application, interview, meeting, traveling, processing,
training or any other fees).

Deadline:  by midnight Tuesday 28th  January 2020

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