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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

National Programme Coordinator Job at Straight Talk Foundation ( STF ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
National Programme Coordinator

Jobs at:
Straight Talk Foundation ( STF )

Deadline of this Job:
Friday 02nd February, 2018 at 05:00pm

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Job details:
About us:
Straight Talk Foundation ( STF ) is a health communications National Non-Governmental Organisation that was founded in I993. For the past 25 years it has been the leading provider of various social and behavior change communication programs to various stakeholders in Uganda. The organization has immense experience in the use of modern communication program approaches in addressing diverse health and development issues. STF implements activities through print, radio and face to face communication. I6 programs and interventions target young people as its primary audience, while parents and teachers are its secondary audience. STF utilizes highly effective behaviour change communication models and combines mass media and face to face community outreach and mobilization programs.
Straight Talk Foundation is looking to recruit for the following position:
Post: National Programme Coordinator, Get Up Speak Out
Reporting to the Executive Director, the National Programme Coordinator (NFC), Get Up speak Out (GUSO) will be responsible for the coordination of the GUSO programme and manage the process of collaboration among country alliance partners in Uganda.
Academic Background, Experience and Person Specifications:
Bachelors‘ Degree in any relevant field. A Post Graduate training in Project Management. Community Development will be an added advantage with a Master’s degree in any relevant field. At least 8 years progressive experience in programme implementation with at least 5 of those years in a middle management position in an NGO. Thorough understanding of working with alliances and consortiums. Experience in the field of ASRH (Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health) in Uganda. Strong financial, planning and budget management skills and experience. Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must. Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures. Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching. Excellent time management and planning capacity
Job application procedure
Please refer to the detailed key roles and person specifications by visiting our website:
Please send a copy of your CV with a cover letter (attached as one document) indicating 3 referees, to; The Human Resource &Administration Manager
Straight Talk Foundation
Plot 4,Acacia Avenue, Kololo,
P.O Box 12366, Kampala.
Candidates are encouraged to apply on line to email:  clearly indicating the position applied for in the subject line. Deadline for receiving applications is Friday 02nd February, 2018 at 05:00pm Ugandan Time.
Important to note:
Straight Talk Foundation is an equal opportunity employer, persons with disabilities and female candidates are encouraged to apply.
Straight Talk Foundation does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents.