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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Programme Manager Job at Community Driven Network Uganda ( CODNET Uganda ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Programme Manager 

Jobs at:
Community Driven Network Uganda ( CODNET Uganda ) 

Deadline of this Job:
31st October 2018 

Duty Station:

Date Posted: 15th October 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time 


About Community Driven Network Uganda ( CODNET Uganda )
CODNET Uganda is a growing consortium of CSDs undertaking programs in governance, Oil and gas (extractives) Environment, human rights, land governance among others. It operates currently in 10 Districts composed of 8 in Bunyoro region, Nwoya and Mityana districts with an aim of building strong active citizens. Over the years, the organizational needs have grown and its staffing needs continue to grow to align its strategic plan and program needs. As a result, it seeks to recruit a Program Manager. This is a senior management position according to CODNET’s human resource structure.

Job Title: Programme Manager
Reports to: Director of Programmes

Job Summary:
She/he shall be responsible for preparation and presentation of highly quality multiple project and program reports, lead programme management and report; support CODNET-Uganda efforts; fundraise; and support communication function in line with CODNET-Uganda polices. Support adherence to high standards in programme delivery with strict observance of existing contractual obligations with various development partners.

Specific Responsibilities:
  • Provide technical support and leadership to CODNET
  • Uganda programme staff, ensuring that they meet their contractual and professional obligations.
  • Support the implementation of the communication strategy and ensure effective information and communication shafing
  • Provide support in regard to communications/ publications portfolio, including the website and other social media, ensuring quality and standards
  • Strengthen networking and information sharing among project stakeholders at local and national levels
  • Provide technical support, oversight and team leadership in the successful planning & implementation of CODNET- Uganda programmes at local, regional and national levels.
  • Support regular monitoring and evaluation of programmes to ensure that project goals and objectives are met and implementation is on-track
  • Ensure that regular project progress reports are of good quality, accurate, timely and follow formats provided.
  • Complement the monitoring, Evaluation and Learning aspects of CODNET Uganda
  • Ensure that data is collected, professionally documented and where appropriate analysed to ensure proper record keeping and reporting
  • Ensure lessons learnt are discussed, documented and disseminated to all stakeholders and as may be requested by management.
  • Actively engage in resource mobilisation activities and attract funding to support organisation programmes.
  • Identify staff development needs and liaise with the Director of Programmes to ensure appropriate follow-up and ensure on going coaching and on-the-job training of key technical resource staff.
  • Lead the capacity building and mentorship efforts for member organisations and other actors
  • Perform any other professional and organisational assignment as assigned by the supervisor and or CDDNET.
Education, skills and experience
  • Masters Degree in Development Studies, Social Work and Social Administration, Human Rights, Project Planning and Management, Public Administration or any other related field with a demonstrated experience
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant workiacademic fleadership experience;
  • Good understanding of governance work and political context of Uganda.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to nurture staff to deliver quality outputs;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to represent
  • Basic financial and computer skills;
  • Excellent report writing skills with a strong background of reporting to various development partners.
Job application procedure
Send applications detailing their salary expectations by clearly stating either gross pay or net pay (application letter, CV with three professional referees and copies of supporting Academic documents) to;
Chairperson, Board of Directors, Community Driven
Network-Uganda, Plot 22, Ssebagala Road,
Masindi Municipality, P. O. Box 425, Masindi, or to email; 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted within two (2) weeks after the deadline.
Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.