Program Manager – Natural Resource Governance NGO Careers – CARE International

Organisation: CARE
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Audit Manager
About US:
CARE International is
a global leader within a worldwide movement dedicated to ending poverty. We are
known everywhere for our unshakeable commitment to the dignity of people. CARE
works around the globe to save lives, defeat poverty and achieve social
justice. We seek a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty
has been overcome and all people live with dignity and security.
We put women and
girls in the centre because we know that we cannot overcome poverty until all
people have equal rights and opportunities. CARE has been working in Uganda for
50 years and in 2019/2020, we improved the lives of 2.6 million people (60%
women). Our goal for the next five years is to reach ten million people,
through our gender transformative, resilience building, and lifesaving programs
About WENG Program:
CARE’s Women
Empowerment in Natural Resource Governance (WENG) program is one of the most
established programs at CARE Uganda, with over 20 years of progressive
programing aimed at empowering women and girls in natural resource governance. The
program is well known for its ground breaking work in community forest and
wetlands management across different districts and at national level working
with Ministry of Water and Environment (MWE), National Forestry Authority
(NFA), National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) and the Parliament of
Uganda to influence policies and practices.
Job Summary: The
Program Manager is responsible for providing strategic direction for the
program, providing technical leadership in defining the program strategies,
approaches and models, providing management oversight of program delivery,
ensuring program quality and learning, engaging in strategic networks,
maintaining strategic relationships, generating evidence and influencing
policies and practice. S/he is responsible for ensuring robust program strategy
and delivery models, program funding is secured, stable and sustainable,
program delivers high quality results with good value for money, program
empowers women and girls and program evidence is generated and used for
influencing policies and practices at the highest level.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
applicant must hold a Masters in Natural Resources, Environment, Climate
Change, Climate SMART Agriculture or Renewable Energy from reputable
with Bachelor degree in similar field, plus 15 years of relevant experience
will be considered.
 10-15 years of relevant experience with
reputable international organisations or private sector managing similar
programs with similar complexity.
in gender transformative approaches, including specific experience in working
with and empowering women and girls and amplifying their voice.
in developing program strategies, approaches and models.
in program design, proposal writing, resource mobilisation.
in managing a diverse and complex team of professionals.
in networking and strategic relationships management.
conceptual abilities, strategic thinking and analytical writing skills.
presentation, public speaking, discussion and negotiations skills.
research, evidence-generation, policy debate and advocacy skills.
training and experience in project management, Monitoring and Evaluation.
training in budget management, people management and communications.
training in research, analytical writing, advocacy and policy influencing.
experience in working with young people, displaced & refugee communities.
experience in economic empowerment models including financial inclusion
How to Apply:
All interested and
suitably qualified candidates should submit their applications and CVs
including the names, daytime telephone contacts and email addresses of three
work related referees to Please indicate job title in
your email subject line.
Deadline: 27th April 2020
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