CARE International NGO Operations Director Jobs in Uganda

CARE International NGO Operations Director Jobs in Uganda


About CARE International

CARE International has been active in Uganda since 1969 and working in the country continuously since 1979, implementing a diverse portfolio of programs and projects ranging from emergency services to economic development and civil society building.

Our current programming targets Women, Girls and youth as well as vulnerable groups such as the extreme poor, internally displaced people, children to provide assistance and opportunities for empowerment and sustainable development through addressing the underlying causes of poverty grounded on careful and thorough analysis of power relations between different groups in society and the local context in which they live and work.

Our programming is guided by our core values of transformation, Integrity, Diversity, Equality and excellence.

CARE International in Uganda seeks to recruit a highly motivated and qualified humanitarian and development professional to fill the position of Operations Director and Soliciting CVs for the positions of; Consortium Manager and Procurement Officer as summarised below;

Job Summary

The Consortium Manager will be specifically responsible to facilitate an integrated holistic approach in project supervision, coordination, planning, and implementation among ECHO 2019 HIP Consortium partners, across the various locations of operation with a focus on evidenced cross-learning, downward accountability, and monitoring integration aspects.

S/he will oversee all project administration, financial management and human resource development according to CARE’s policies, ECHO rules and regulations, framework partnership agreement, and grant agreement between the consortium and ECHO.

S/he will ensure effective implementation of project’s visibility and communication plan.

S/he will communicate regularly with the CARE Member Partner (CMP) about progress, challenges and setbacks.

S/he will also help facilitate the integration of the project with CARE’s longer-term

humanitarian programming.

The CM will act as CARE’s and the Consortium primary representative for the project in local, national, and international level fora.

S/he will facilitate smooth coordination between the consortium partner and other agencies active in Protection to avoid duplication, leverage comparative strengths, and contribute to joint advocacy.

The employee shall fully comply with safety and security procedure of CARE and should be accountable for it.

Specific Responsibilities and Tasks

Project management

  • Responsible for the overall management of the project to facilitate integrated programming through the development and monitoring of a joint Detailed Implementation Plan for the project, drawn from each consortium member and implementing partner's own DIP;
  • Monitor overall project implementation and propose adaptations in a timely manner to ensure objectives are met;
  • Ongoing guidance to team members to fulfil the project’s strategic goals and objectives
  • Ensure compliance with ECHO rules and regulations both for CARE as the prime as well as consortium members and implementing partners;

    Competencies;
  • cross-cultural sensitivity, timely decision making, building effective teams, problem solving, functional/ technical skills and strategic agility.

    How To apply
  • Interested candidates should apply online by 4th March 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; CARE International NGO Operations Director Jobs in Uganda

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