Democratic Governance Facility Programme Manager – Sphere Jobs in Uganda
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.Democratic Governance Facility Programme Manager – Sphere Jobs in UgandaResponsibilitiesProvide 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.
Provide advice to Programme and Learning Manager/Deputy Programme and Learning
Manager on the program interventions as well as programmatic direction
Contribute to the design of calls for proposals, review the submitted proposals and selection of competent partners for funding in line with DGF terms and conditions
Build and maintain functional and partner-focused working relationships with key
stakeholders including state and non-state implementing partners and other relevant
Promote and monitor mainstreaming of gender, youth and Human Rights Based Approach
(HRBA) as crosscutting issues in project activities
Support application of adaptive planning approaches in project implementation ensuring
continuous reflection and learning of the FMU and implementing partners to inform changes
in project implementation
Support collaborations and cross learning with in DGF Programme Management Unit and
amongst DGF partners.
An advanced university degree (master level from a recognised university) in a relevant
subject (public administration, political science, social science, development studies or
Minimum of five years’ experience progressively working in a project management role for government / state institutions or civil society organisations. Experience in the role of overseeing or managing sub-grants to partners is preferred.
Experience in the area of democratic governance, with demonstrated background and
technical expertise in the following areas;
Political Parties Engagement and Coordination
Civic and women and youth Engagement in political processes
Participatory Decision-Making, women, youth and HRBA
Advocacy, research and M&E
Competencies in result based management, programme and budget design and
implementation, capacity development/ organizational development. Experience in
Problem-Driven Iterative Adaptation (PDIA), Human Rights Based Approach (HRBA), and
other methodologies for programming is an asset.
Experience in working in a multi-cultural environment.
Ability to manage multiple priorities.
High integrity and honesty.
Systematic and structured approach to work.
Ability to work well under pressure and deliver results with minimum supervision.
Attention to detail and ability to produce high quality work.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Monitoring and evaluation competences on a high level
How to apply
Suitably qualified candidates interested in the above positions should send their application letters, and CVs including names, email addresses and telephone contact details of three work related referees to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please clearly indicate the job title in the email subject line. 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 more information and job application details, see; Democratic Governance Facility Programme Manager – Sphere Jobs in Uganda
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