Innovation Village Programs Manager Jobs in Uganda

Innovation Village Programs Manager Jobs in Uganda

The Role:

Reporting to Senior Programs Lead, the  goal of the Programs Manager is:

● To provide leadership and management of TIV programs including developing program protocols, onboarding new partners, supervising program performance and helping to navigate performance obstacles.

● To activate quality partner performance and support partners to build capacity for program implementation.

● To use data to inform implementation and realignment by making evidence-based decisions across programs and within our networks of stakeholders.

● To manage reporting and impact tracking which is key in this role especially to the success factors of skilled, linked, employment/jobs, & businesses created/ supported.

Key Outputs/Responsibilities:


  • Manage, supervise and build the capacity of Program Associates in quality project development, management, and implementation. Provide regular guidance to program staff in planning and monitoring detailed implementation plans and activities.

  • Build capacity of staff and partners (through training and coaching sessions of teams and individual staff in organization) in programming, performance management, implementation, and reporting.

    Operations Planning and Implementation

  • Draft program protocols and controls at the outset of a new program or new year of an ongoing program to ensure effective implementation and management of the program.

  • Support in the development and ongoing monitoring of work plans, project/program designs, and annual plans.

  • Participate in the development of proposals for resource mobilization, as needed.

    Program Monitoring and Reporting

  • Facilitate effective monitoring, evaluation, documentation, and reporting in line with agreed organizational targets and standards in collaboration with the M&E team.

  • Provide high quality weekly, monthly and quarterly reports of project and program project activities to the Senior Programs Lead as per agreed schedule.

  • Ensure appropriate filing and availability of documentation required for internal and external communications, accountability, audits, evaluation purposes, and reporting.

    Partnering and Collaborations

  • Facilitate effective onboarding and management of sub-granting to the different implementing partners.

  • Support in regular partner appraisals and overall Programs Department audits and quarterly reviews.

    Financial/Budgeting and Assets Management

  • Budgeting – Facilitate periodic planning and budgeting for all programs and projects in line with planning and budgeting guidelines and timelines in collaboration with Program Finance Manager.

  • Budget Management – Monitor program and project budget expenditure are within the planned time frame and approved budgets with Program Finance Manager.

    Core Capabilities:

  • High level of accountability and personal integrity

  • Highly organized

  • Keen attention to detail

  • Practices sound inclusion regarding gender, culture, and religious diversity

  • Persuasive

  • Passionate about learning and growth

  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal)


  • At least 5 years of work experience with a minimum of 3 years in project management of projects in an international NGO or similar organization

  • Demonstrable experience in all phases of project management

  • Demonstrable experience in monitoring budgets

  • Proven team and personnel management experience

  • Proven analytical and strategic planning skills

  • Demonstrable experience in using data to make informed decisions

  • Excellent time management capacities

  • Highly developed interpersonal communication skills

  • Ability to work under pressure, independently, and with limited supervision

  • Creative problem-solving skills

  • Willingness to learn new skills and methodologies

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Innovation Village Programs Manager Jobs in Uganda

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