Program Manager job at BRAC Uganda

BRAC Uganda

Program Manager job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2022 - 2023

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 23 October 2022

Hiring Organization: BRAC Uganda

Job Details:

Location: Country Office
Core Roles and Responsibilities

• Partnership Coordination and Management. Establish partnership protocols and effective coordination mechanisms; this includes cultivating and managing key donor, government, UN Clusters, and other UN agencies, NGO forums, peer organization, and other partner relationships and develop new proposals for the emergency preparedness and humanitarian response portfolios.
• Emergency and Response and Preparedness Planning. Support and facilitate the country program and the Senior Management Team (SMT) in the annual process of the Emergency Preparedness Planning (EPP) cycle leading in the design and development of a country owned EPP.
• Monitor and stay up to date on context-specific factors informing and/or impacting BRAC EPP e.g. early warning data, security and access issues, other actor mapping, and make recommendations to SMT and program teams accordingly. Coach and mentor staff on EPP.
• Implement Emergency Response and Preparedness Programs. Oversee, lead and coordinate the design of all aspects of implementation of the ERP program/projects and related interventions ensuring an integrated approach, timely procurement, spending, and implementation plans and that overall stated goals and objectives are tracked and met before transition and merger with regular programming or exit.
• Capacity building and accountability. Support interventions related to National and District level stakeholder coordination, including staff and stakeholder capacity building in supporting emergency response and preparedness.
• Ensure compliance with BRAC policy, procedures and practices throughout preparedness and emergency response activities, including adherence to Do No Harm principles plus other instruments like SPHERE, HAP, Code of Conduct for the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in Disaster Relief work.
• Monitoring & Evaluation Systems. Adapt to changing priorities, and take initiative to deal with difficulties encountered in daily work.
• Ability to work independently, think innovatively and strategically and work effectively within a team. Ability to manage local staff.
• Develop and implement a consolidated M&E guideline for BRAC Uganda specifying its approach, priority level including lead roles
• Support external engagement activities including technical donor reviews, implementation partner and stakeholder meetings, government agencies, civil society organization and local Community Based Organizations (CBOs)
• Managing consultants. Manage external technical consultants and partners for agreed results delivery. Safeguarding roles
• Read, understand, practice, promote and endorse the issues of safeguarding policy among team members and ensure the implementation of safeguarding standards in every course of action.
• Follow the safeguarding reporting procedure in case any reportable incident takes place, encourage others to do so.

Job specifications

The successful candidate should have; Master’s Degree/equivalent preferably in Economics, Disaster Management, Social Sciences, Development Studies or other relevant field; Minimum 7 years of job experience with a minimum of 4 years of managerial experience in different development and humanitarian, emergency response sectors, strong understanding and experience of emergency preparedness and humanitarian response program design and proposal development, ability to adapt or change priorities. Take initiative to deal with difficulties encountered in daily work, ability to work independently, think innovatively and strategically and work effectively within a team, ability to manage local staff in a mature, impartial and inclusive manner and address inequalities. Capacity to manage a multidisciplinary and multicultural team.


Application procedure

Interested candidates should send their Application, CV and academic documents as one document addressed to the Head Human Resources by email to  Deadline is Sunday 23 October 2022. The subject must be the name of the position applied for, strictly when submitting. Only complete applications will be accepted, and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

NOTE: BRAC Uganda doesn’t charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process from the applicants. Should you have any doubts about the authenticity of any communication purportedly on behalf of BRAC Uganda please send us an email before taking any further action in relation to the issue at hand.
BRAC is committed to safeguarding children, young people, and adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share the same commitment. We believe every stakeholder and every member of the communities we work with has the right to be protected from all forms of harm, abuse, neglect, harassment, and exploitation - regardless of age, race, religion, and gender, status as an individual with a disability or ethnic origin.
Therefore, our recruitment policy and procedure include extensive background checks and disclosure of criminal records in order to ensure safeguarding to the fullest extent.
BRAC is an equal opportunities employer

Date Posted: 2022-10-17




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