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Friday, July 21, 2017

Sub Program Manager Job at Lutheran World Federation ( LWF ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Sub Program Manager

Jobs at:
Lutheran World Federation ( LWF )

Deadline of this Job:
Friday, July 28, 2017

Duty Station:
Lamwo Sub Program

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Job details:
Lutheran World Federation ( LWF ) is part of the Lutheran World Federation Department for World Service (LWF-DWS), an international humanitarian and development agency. LWF Uganda works to reduce people's vulnerability, supporting them to realize their potential, to build on their assets, and to respond to their own problems and needs. LWF Uganda is currently operating in Pader, Kitgum, Lamwo, Adjumani, Moyo Luuka, Kamwenge, and Kampala Districts:
The LWF is looking for, qualified and experienced persons for the following position:
Job Title: Sub Program Manager
Reports to: Team Leader
Job Summary: The Sub Program Managers will be responsible ior the overall management and coordination of LWF Uganda's implementation of the programme, from starting up the project by drawing from the objectives and agreed upon key activities in the project proposal, develop, detailed monthly implementation plans and related budgets. Ensure D|Ps (Detailed Implementation Plans) are followed and closely monitored to implement activities within the agreed timeframes and with available resources and immediately report any problems or deviations from plans. Ensure a result based monitoring and evaluation system is developed, by developing a learning system that not only generates quantitative data but allows for ongoing collection of participants views on the programs relevance and success. The jobholder will promote and coordinate effective communication with donors, the prime organization and government partners as well as with other stakeholders (NGOs and CBOs). The jobholder will train the fulltime Initiative Manager and ensure smooth transition and handover.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in one of the following fields (sociology, anthropology, economic development, business administration, agricultural economics or related fields from a recognized university.
  • At least five years of proven experience in emergency project management in rural or refugee settings
  • A minimum of three years of senior management experience at project level, preferably in an international development organization including one- year experience in supervising project staff.
  • Excellent community facilitation skills and familiarity with participatory rural appraisal tools and approaches and qualitative research tools
  • Previous exposure and experience in operational research preferred.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a senior management position in an international organization involved in development and/or humanitarian work;
  • Experience of working with refugees or internally displaced persons is an advantage.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing partnerships and coordinating complex and sensitive projects;
  •  Experience of working in relation to UN agencies like UNHCR, or UNICEF is an advantage;
  • Demonstrated experience in project management including general knowledge and understanding of international donors’ policies and procedures, monitoring and evaluation of projects in accordance to the set and agreed upon standards;
  • Dynamic leader with creative problem
  • solving skills, particularly in challenging situations; cultural sensitivity and adaptability;
  • High degree of integrity and professional responsibility with a commitment to results;
  • Strong communication skills are required;
Job application procedure
Applications (motivation letter and detailed curriculum vitae in English), with the names and e-mail addresses of three persons who know the applicant professionally, should be sent by Friday, July 28, 2017 to: Email:  Please do not include certificates for education, trainings, etc.
LWF/DWS is an equal opportunity employer, irrespective of gender, race or religious affiliation. Female candidates possessing the above requirements are encouraged to apply. LWF/DWS is a signatory to the Code of Conduct for humanitarian agencies. Our recruitment and selection procedures reflect the organization's commitment to the prevention of abuse and exploitation of beneficiaries.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted