Programme Manager NGO Careers – Women’s International Peace Centre

 

Job Title:    Programme Manager

Organisation: Women’s International Peace Centre

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

 

About US:

Women’s International Peace Centre, formerly Isis-WICCE, is a feminist
organization founded in 1974 and based in Kampala, Uganda. Our mission is to
ignite women’s leadership, amplify their voices and deepen their impact in
recreating peace. Our WEAVE model intersects research (on women’s specific
experiences and needs), evidence-based advocacy (to influence national,
regional and international policy and practice), holistic healing (to enable
women’s wellbeing and participation in peace processes), skills and movement
building (to equip WHRDs with necessary skills, build networks and facilitate
exchange of strategies to advance women’s leadership for peace.

 

Job Summary:  Under
the supervision of the Deputy Executive Director, the Programme Manager will
work closely with Programme Officers in Burundi, DRC, South Sudan and Uganda to
manage the implementation of all the Peace Centre’s programmes.

 

The Programme Manager will provide strategic direction and leadership in
the area of inclusive peace and security; ensure programme development,
management, administration and staff development in countries of focus, at
regional and global levels. They will

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Lead the
staff and short-term consultants on substantive and operational issues, to
ensure optimal use of financial and human resources to achieve desired results
in line with performance standards.

·       
Handle
day-to-day management of the programme, including effective programme
implementation, documenting progress and managing the programme budgets in line
with Peace Centre policies. Ensure delivery of results and resources in time
according to set targets.

·       
Undertake
the preparation of work plans, narrative and financial reports based on
internal and donor guidelines. Ensure compliance with internal and donor
requirements

·       
Create
an environment for staff development, a culture of results and on-going
learning.

·       
Provide
strategic advice and direction in addition to developing the strategy documents
required for programme planning, implementation and policy

·       
Establish
and maintain partnerships with key stakeholders at national, regional and
global level.

·       
Ensure
proper coordination of programme implementation with partners and other
stakeholders including ensuring their involvement to support inclusive and
transparent processes

·       
Oversee
monitoring and evaluation and ensure on-going documentation and application of
Lessons learnt, success stories and best practices.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate must hold a Master’s Degree in social sciences, Human Rights,
Gender or Women’s Studies, International Development, Peace and Security or a
related field. Required

·       
At least
eight years of programme management experience in the field of gender equality,
peace and security, development.

·       
Proven
experience in managing diverse teams and in results-based management

·       
Demonstrable
knowledge of country contexts, regional dynamics and the women, peace and
security agenda.

·       
Strong
analytical writing and communications skills in English and French.

·       
High
level of integrity **

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should send a motivation letter and CV demonstrating your
suitability to applications@wipc.org

 

NB: Only shortlisted applicants will be
contacted.

 

Deadline: 23rd December 2020

 

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