Program Manager, Women and Leadership Program NGO Jobs – Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE)

 

Job Title:    Program Manager, Women and
Leadership Program

Organisation: Forum
for Women in Democracy (FOWODE)

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

 

About US:

Forum for Women in
Democracy is a non-partisan women’s organization operating in Uganda with its
head office in Kampala. FOWODE grew out of the Women’s Caucus of the 1994 –
1995 Constituent Assembly (CA) that debated and passed the 1995 Constitution.
The organization’s mission is to promote gender equality in all areas of
decision making through capacity development, community empowerment, policy
engagement and strategic partnerships.

 

Job Summary:  The Program Manager, Women and Leadership
Program is of high impact as she heads one of FOWODE’s core programs. She is
mandated to think strategically and innovatively for the program and ensure
that the program remains highly visible and current at the national and local
level. In addition, the role requires the Director to be able to fundraise and
build partnerships for the program.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Provide
strategic direction to the program.

·       
Identify
fundraising opportunities for the program and together with the team raise
funds for the program.

·       
Participate
in monitoring and evaluation of the programme activities and take appropriate
steps to ensure that the programme achieves satisfactory results.

·       
Identify
innovations to propel the program and ensure that it remains current and
relevant.

·       
Develop
and implement a research and advocacy agenda for the program.

·       
Develop
and maintain strategic partnerships for the program in particular and the
organization in general.

·       
Ensure
the timely development and submission of program narrative reports.

·       
Supervise
the program officers working in the program.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate must hold a Bachelors’ degree and /or Master’s degree in Social
Sciences, Law or Development Studies from a recognized University

·       
A
Diploma or Certificate in program planning and management will be an added
advantage

·       
Three
years of working experience in a Non-governmental organization

·       
Two
years of related experience in program management

·       
Strategic
planning and management

·       
Policy
analysis, research and advocacy skills and experience

·       
Experience
in fundraising

·       
Clear
thinking with conceptual and analytical skills

·       
Computer
literacy with working knowledge of Microsoft word, excel, power point

·       
Good
knowledge and appreciation of women’s rights and gender

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and submit their cover letters, a
detailed curriculum vitae and copies of relevant academic documents to:
hr@fowode.org

 

Deadline: Friday, 26th February 2021 by 5.00pm.

 

NB: Please ensure
that your attachments do not exceed 5 MB. We do appreciate your interest to
work with FOWODE however, we regret that only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted.

 

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