Programme Manager NGO Careers – BRAC


Job Title:    Programme Manager

Organization:  BRAC

Duty Station:  Kampala,


About US:

BRAC Uganda launched
its first pilot programmes in 2006. Through its unparalleled network of 159
branches across 80 districts, BRAC Uganda creates large scale, positive changes
though a holistic and integrated set of programmes in Microfinance, Agriculture,
Food Security and Livelihood (AFSL), Empowerment and Livelihoods for
Adolescents (ELA), Education, Early Childhood Development (ECD), inclusive
development, as well as weak capacity and accountability of development actors
stymies progress. The goal of the “Partnerships for Disability-Inclusive
UltraPoor Graduation” project is to overcome the exclusion of ultra-poor
and PWD to make a significant impact on addressing and eliminating extreme
poverty in the country as well as building the capacity of existing poverty
reduction and social protection actors and developing evidence for inclusive
graduation programming.


Job Summary:  BRAC Uganda is looking to hire a Programme
Manager to ensure efficient implementation of the project. This exciting role
involves overseeing all strategic and managerial aspects of the programme,
under the supervision of Country Representative, BRAC Uganda and technical
guidance from UPG Lead in BRAC International and Graduation technical
assistance staff from BRAC’s Ultra-Poor Graduation Initiative. The role
includes direct management and coaching of BRAC Uganda implementation staff, in
addition to managing key partnerships with HI and NUWODU to ensure their staff
deliver activities on time and to budget. As well as direct implementation,
there is a major focus on stakeholder coordination, advocacy and networking and
donor liaison.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

coordination and management: Ensuring partnership protocols are established and
followed and effective coordination mechanisms are in place

inclusive adaptation: Oversee BRAC staff and partner staff to ensure effective
coordination for technical expertise on disability inclusion in relation to the
full programme cycle and work plan

the implementation of disability-inclusive graduation programming in 4
districts: Including overseeing all aspects of implementation of the Graduation
pillars (livelihoods, finance, social empowerment and social protection) and
related interventions. This will include development of an operations manual,
participant selection and trainings, asset package identification and delivery,
life skills coaching, formation of savings groups, health care support and
social integration.

capacity and accountability of Ugandan development actors: Including supporting
interventions related to national and district level stakeholder coordination,
staff training, building the capacity of BRAC Uganda to support disability
inclusion at organizational level, and supporting capacity building of NUWODU.

a robust, inclusive MEL system is implemented: Including ensuring quality
implementation of monitoring systems, the development and execution of Digital
Data Gathering (DDG) process, and supporting program evaluation activities.

coordination, advocacy and networking and donor liaison: Support all external
engagement activities including technical donor reviews, implementation partner
and stakeholder meetings, engaging with government agencies, civil society organization
and local Community Based Organizations (CBOs).

consultants: Manage potential external technical consultants and partners to
ensure high quality outputs.

reporting: Ensure timely and accurate reporting on program activities and


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

applicant must hold a Master’s degree in development studies/Economics/
Anthropology/Sociology/ Business Administration and/or other relevant fields

minimum of six years of job experience with a minimum of 4 years of managerial
experience in different development sectors working towards the improvement of
livelihoods of ultra-poor and marginal people

technical skills in income generation, agriculture, food security, and
livelihood development.

grasp of socio-economic policy issues with respect to food security and
livelihood development

to adapt or change priorities, and take initiative to deal with difficulties
encountered in daily work.

to work independently, think innovatively and strategically and work
effectively within a team.

to manage local staff in a mature, impartial and inclusive manner and address
inequalities Capacity to manage a multidisciplinary and multicultural team.

financial/budget management skills.

skills (Microsoft Office, Photoshop).

verbal and written communication skills in English.


How to Apply:

All candidates
should email their updated CVs with a Cover Letter at  but copy  and mention position
name in the subject bar.


Deadline: 8th November 2020


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