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Saturday, January 20, 2018

Program Director Job at Food for the Hungry ( FH ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Program Director

Jobs at:
Food for the Hungry ( FH )

Deadline of this Job:
not later than February 05, 2018 at 4:30pm

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Job details:
FH Uganda is actively seeking for a qualified candidate who is committed to its Heartbeat and Corporate Strategy to till the career openings of:
Job Title: Program Director
Location: National Support Office, Kampala, with 30% field travel
Reports To: Country Director
Contract Length: Open
Start Date: immediately
Key Result #1 - Strategy Development and Program Design
Key Result #2 — Provide Leadership and management of FH Uganda Programs
Key Result #3 -» Representation and External Relations
Key Result #4 - Staff and financial management
  • A Bachelor's Degree in development studies or related field with at least i0 years of experience in managing and implementing programs in the development sector, 5 of which should be in senior management position within an NGO set up. A Masters’ degree is a valued asset.
  • Proven experience with USG/ USAID/DFID/UN/Private Corporations and general donor relationships
  • Proven strategic planning and program and project management experience in a humanitarian/development environment
  • Proven budget management experience coupled with experience in implementing and working in accordance with corporate structures, policies and practices.
  • Extensive knowledge of project design and implementation,
  •  Experience in proposal-writing, budgeting and financial management.
  •  Demonstrated experience with participatory approaches to development, including capacity building of local institutions
Complete Job Descriptions are available by contacting  specifying which job description is being requested.
Job application procedure
FHU is an equal opportunity employer. All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting only electronic copies of not more than 2MB at an application letter, a detailed CV, contact telephone numbers, copies of relevant testimonials/ certificates, names/contact details of three referees, addressed to:
The Human Resources Manager, Food tor the Hungry Uganda
Email:  not later than February 05, 2018 at 4:30pm.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Consider your application unsuccessful in case you do not hear from FH by February 26th, 2018. FHU has a child protection policy that every staff is required to sign.