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Saturday, August 10, 2019

Programme Manager Job at DGF The Democratic Governance Facility (DGF) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Programme Manager [ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Non-profit and NGO , Category: Social Services and Non-profit ]

Jobs at: DGF The Democratic Governance Facility (DGF)

Deadline of this Job:
22nd August 2019
Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: Friday, August 09, 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed JOB DETAILS:
Background of the DGF The Democratic Governance Facility (DGF) is a multi-donor funding mechanism aimed at strengthening governance, promoting and protecting human rights, enhancing access to justice, and improving accountability in Uganda by working with state and non-state institutions at national, regional and district levels throughout the country. It is funded by Austria, Denmark, European Union, Ireland, the Netherlands Norway and Sweden. Read more about DGF here:
Duty Station: Democratic Governance Facility Management Unit (FMU) in Kampala,
Main purpose of the Job:
To strengthen the impact of our work through effective and results-based programme management. We are looking for a competent programme manager that can add value to the areas of interventions that guide the work of our implementing partners. The position will support state and non-state actors working on promotion and strengthening of democratic processes that strengthen Citizens-State relationships in Uganda. The incumbent will contribute to improving government accountability to citizens and electoral processes diversification of political engagement representation and recognition of women and youth in leading political positions and as election candidates; and participatory decision-making The position is line managed by the Deputy Programme & Learning Manager within the FMU structure detailed on the DGF website.

Key Responsibilities:
• Provide a contextual analysis of national and international key developments regarding civic and political affairs to recommend best practices and interventions to be adopted
• Review and process project proposals and funding requests
• Ensure Partners compliance with the DGF partner financial and programme guidelines
• Monitor and evaluate partners project implementation and provide technical guidance and quality assurance to implementation of the projects
• Review partners reports and provide guidance for effective reporting
• Participate in building the capacity of partners working towards improving political processes that strengthen citizen-state relations.

Experience in the area of democratic governance, with demonstrated background and technical expertise in the following areas;
• Electoral Processes
• Political Parties Engagement and Coordination
• Parliamentary operations
• Civic and women and youth Engagement in political processes
• Participatory Decision-Making, women, youth and HRBA
• Advocacy, Research and M&E

Minimum Professional qualification and work experience
• An advanced university degree (master level from a recognized university) in a relevant subject public administration, political science, social science development studies or related area).
• Minimum of five years' experience progressively working in a project management role for government / state institutions or civil society organizations.
• Experience in the role of overseeing or managing sub-grants to partners is preferred

Job Education Requirements: university degree

Job Experience Requirements: five years'

Job application procedure
Please email your Application letter, Curriculum Vitae including names, email addresses, and telephone contact details of three (3) work related referees to; Please clearly indicate the job title in the email subject line. Please do not attach academic documents. Applications may not exceed 2MBS. Address your applications to
The Head of Facility Democratic Governance Facility
P. O. Box 8772,
Kampala - Uganda.
Closing date: Thursday, 22 August 2019
FOR FULL DETAILS ON THE KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND REQUIREMENTS OF THE ABOVE POSITIONS, KINDLY VISIT OUR WEBSITE under "OPPORTUNITIES." While we thank all applicants for your Interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification. DGF is an equal opportunity employer.

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