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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Regional Program Manager Job at Food for the Hungry (FH/U) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Regional Program Manager

Jobs at:
Food for the Hungry (FH/U)

Deadline of this Job:

20th April 2019
Duty Station:
Kampala , Uganda , East Africa , 00256 , UG

Date Posted: 8th April 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full_Time , Currency: UGX , Value: 1000000 , Minimum: 700000 , Maximum: 3000000 , Period: MONTH
Food for the Hungry (FH/U) is a Christian international relief and development organization that has been working in Uganda since 1989. FH is currently operating programs in 26 countries and has national offices on the UK, Canada, Switzerland, Sweden, United States of America and Japan. FH’s primary goal is to respond to development needs and complex humanitarian emergencies. In Uganda, FH is operational in the communities of Adjumani, Kitgum, Lamwo, Kole, Kween, Mbale, Namutumba and Amudat Districts implementing programs in four main sectors of Education; Food Security and Livelihoods; Health/Nutrition and Disaster Risk Reduction; with the Head office located in Kampala.
FH/Uganda FH Uganda is actively seeking for a qualified candidates committed to its Heartbeat and Corporate Strategy to fill the career openings of:
Field / Region: Uganda
Location: Kampala Support Office with frequent field visits
Reports to: Program Director
Supervision Areas: Program Area Managers
Contract Length: 2 years (Renewable)
Start Date: May 2019
Position Summary:
The Regional Program Manager is a member of Senior Management Team (SMT). S/he will be responsible for the overall management of Food for the Hungry’s programs in Uganda, focusing on the assigned Clusters. The position will support the scale up of programing in line with the Country strategy and FH’s primary program model coded Child Focused Community Transformation (CFCT). The position holder will also assist the Program Director (PD) representing Food for the Hungry towards donors, development partners and co-ordination bodies and authorities where required. The Regional Programs Manager will have overall accountability to ensure quality, timely and effective implementation of Food for the Hungry’s programs & projects, upholding organizational values and principles.
Key output:
• Key Result #1– Program Management (30%)
• Key Result #2– Staff Supervision (10%)
• Key Result #3– Financial Management and Control (30%)
• Key Result #4– External Engagements and Partnership building (15%)
• Key Result #5– Programme Development (15%)

Education & Experience
• This position demands a dynamic individual with a demonstrated ability to achieve results in a demanding and fast paced environment.
• Must have a University degree in Law, Social Sciences, Social Work, and/ or related field of study. A master’s degree in Public Administration, Management, International Relations, Public Health is an added advantage
• A post graduate in Project Planning and Management and/or Human Rights is an added advantage
• 5 years’ minimum relevant work experience with progressively increasing responsibility in INGO context, previous experience with USAID funding preferred
• Conceptual understanding of and commitment to development work, especially Christian, child-focused, community-based development concepts, approaches and processes;
• Strong understanding of the operations of government ministries
• Good understanding of latest developments, research and trends in community development;
• Proven success in grant writing and net-working
• Networking/coordination skills among different partners/stakeholders;
• Demonstrated capacity building and facilitation skills;
Complete Job Descriptions are available by contacting or
Women are highly encouraged to apply..

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 of 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 for the Hungry Uganda
Email: not later than 20th April, 2019 at 4:30pm.
Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Consider your application unsuccessful in case you do not hear from us by 4th May,2019. FHU IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES, GENDER SENSITIVE, CORRUPTION, SEXUAL EXPLOITATION AND ABUSE INTOLERANT EMPLOYER Please Note that Food for the Hungry does not ask any applicant payment for any recruitment process

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