Programmes Director Job at The National Association of Womens Organizations in Uganda (NAWOU) – Career Opportunity in Uganda

Job Category: Management
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job:  26 February 2021
Duty Station:  Uganda
Posted: 22-02-2021
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Programmes Director

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Social Services & Nonprofit ]

Jobs at:

The National Association of Women’s Organizations in Uganda (NAWOU)

Deadline of this Job:
26 February 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, February 22, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Directorate: Programs
Job Family: Programs
Reports to: Executive Director
Grade: NAWOU – D2
Location: National Association of Women’s Organizations in Uganda (NAWOU)
Direct Reports: Programme Officer Peace & Security, Programme Officer Economic empowerment and Programme Officer, Governance, Leadership and Advocacy
Role summary
To provide leadership and management to NAWOU and its members in the development of programme and project designs and plans, capacity building; and facilitate implementation of interventions in a manner that empower members, partners, communities, and local institutions. The Programme Director deputises the Executive Director in programme related activities..

Duties and Responsibilities
• Provides technical guidance in the development of strategic plans and budgets
• Reviews and ensures alignment of program priorities, strategies and plans to the broader NAWOU strategies and plans
• Provides and coordinate national level input and participation in the national program processes, strategies and plans
• Coordinates program and project reviews and evaluation
• Guides and coordinates the development of organizational annual plans and budgets
• Guides and coordinates the review of annual plans, development of half year plans and budgets
• Participates and takes lead in the development and planning of alternative development models
• Coordinate and ensure the development of quarterly, half year and annual program work plans and budgets by all Programme units
• Provide technical guidance in program planning and implementation
• Conduct field level visits to program areas to provide support supervision and guide program implementation
• Approve program concepts and plans
• Guide and coordinate organizational annual planning processes
• Ensure alignment of annual plans and budgets to the NAWOU strategic plan and international strategies and priorities
• Share and disseminate program plans and budgets within the organization
• Guide the implementation of annual plans in line with the NAWOU strategic plan
• Reviews, consolidates and shares program reports within and outside the organization for shared learning
• Review program expenditures from the respective Program Officers, to ensure conformity to the NAWOU Finance Policy and donor/ partner obligations
• Monitor and account for program and project spend and variance reports
• Review and approve/recommend for approval implementing programmatic plans and financial requests
• Set performance targets and appraise the program team in line with the NAWOU Human Resource HR Manual and other organizational policies and procedures
• Monitor performance and achievement of set targets for the program team
• Motivate and provide feedback to the program team in line with the HR Manual and other organizational policies and procedures
• Conduct training needs analysis, and recommend relevant training for staff being line managed
• Set up an enabling environment for staff performance, recognition and reward
• Participate in the review of staff job descriptions, and performance standards

Education & Certifications
Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies or management
Master’s degree in Development Studies or management from a recognized institution
Training in:
• Project planning and management
• Human Rights Based Approach
• Gender analysis and mainstreaming
• Participatory approaches and methodologies
• Governance, Civic empowerment and accountability
• Monitoring and evaluation

Essential Knowledge
• Communication and public relations
• Resource Mobilization and Monitoring
• Networking and collaboration
• Program reviews, monitoring and evaluation

Essential Skills
• Performance management
• Funding proposal development
• Planning and Budgeting
• Activism skills
• Maturity and high level of integrity
• Networking and stakeholder management skills
• Public Policy formulation and analysis

Essential Experience
A minimum of 5 years working experience, with at least 3 at management level in program management in an NGO with a bias towards the poverty and women rights

Work Hours: 8


Job application procedure
Persons interested in the above opportunities should submit online applications, CVs, copies of academic documents and details of at least two (2) referees to: [email protected]
Deadline for receiving applications: 26th February 2021

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