Program Manager-Emergency Job at Care International - Job Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:

Program Manager-Emergency

Jobs at:

Care International

Deadline of this Job:
12 October 2020  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda Kampala East Africa

Date Posted: Sunday, September 27, 2020

CARE 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 tosave 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 of our work 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.CARE International in Uganda seeks to recruita highly motivated and qualified professional to fill up the positionof:Program Manager-Emergency,1 Position, Location: Kampalawith 50% travel to the field .

Job summary:The Program Manager (PM) provides team leadership to the emergency team. The PM is responsible for defining the strategic direction for the emergency program, securing funding for the program, as well as providing program quality and learning oversight. The PM will ensure that CARE’s emergency program strategy is robust, external-facing and that program models protect and empower women and girls, as well as provide value for money (VFM).

CARE is looking for a femaledynamic Ugandan professional, to consolidate the good work already done in emergency programming, and to steer the program through an exciting transition. CARE is looking for a person with solid experience in disaster preparedness andemergency response, good knowledge in urbanprogramming, good understanding of humanitarian-development nexus, and with technical grounding in protection (either of: Gender, GBV & SRH). Exposure to the grand bargain work stream for humanitarian programming and Charter4Change (Localization of Humanitarian Aid) processes in Uganda is an added advantage. The PM Emergency is part of CARE Uganda’s Senior Management Team. If you possess these qualities, you are female and passionate about gender equality, you are the person we are looking for.

Work Hours: 8

 Job application procedure

Candidates who are interested in the above job should submit an updated CV and Application letter giving a day time telephone contact and names, telephone contacts and
email addresses of 3 (three) work related referees only through our recruitment email:( )clearly indicating the Job title in the email subject. The deadline for submitting CVs is12thOctober, 2020.For any questions please call our office on 0312258100/150.CARE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES, GENDER SENSITIVE, CORRUPTION, SEXUAL EXPLOITATION AND ABUSE INTOLERANT EMPLOYER. Please Note that CARE International in Uganda does not ask any applicant payment for any recruitment processN.B: Refer to the Job description below for more details about the job.


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