Save the Children Regional Program Manager Jobs in Uganda

Save the Children Regional Program Manager Jobs in Uganda


  • The Regional Program Manager (RPM) oversees the long term Baana project implemented in Wakiso district as well as other projects in Central Region.

  • In regards to Baana the RPM has a specific accountability ensuring timely and quality deliverables that feed into the global programmatic, financial, operational and marketing strategies of the sponsorship funded Baana project.

  • The RPM provides strategic leadership and coordination of the Regional Office, ensuring compliance to policies and procedures of Save the Children, driving operational excellence.

    Experience and Skills

    Essential:

  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in Education, social science, project management or related discipline.

  • At least 8 years progressing experience in managing development programmes

  • Experience with child sponsorship Operations

  • Experience of working with local partners and District Local Government in Health, Education, Child Protection program delivery or in a related area.

  • Demonstrated financial and budget management skills

  • Excellent planning, coordination and reporting skills, with ability to organize a substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities.

  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures

  • Good understanding of national strategies, current national and international trends in global development and humanitarian fields

  • Analytical and strategic planning and management skills.

  • Experience with child sponsorship operations

  • Strong negotiation and effective interpersonal skills.

  • Experience of working with partners and Local Governments.

  • Ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team.

  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment
    with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures

  • Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.

  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching

  • Excellent time management and planning capacity
    Security awareness and experience with organizational safety and security frameworks, guidelines and SOP

  • Commitment to Save the Children values

    Desirable

  • Thorough understanding of Save the Children working principles and approaches of Child Participation, Child Rights Programming, Partnership, Child Safeguarding, Zero Tolerance, Monitoring and Evaluation, Programme Integration etc.

  • Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.

  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching

  • Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must. Experience in M&E and accountability systems.

  • Experience managing supply chain, logistics and security operations.

  • Experience in managing partnerships

  • Experience with and knowledge of key donor regulations.

  • Willingness to work and travel in often difficult and insecure environments.

  • Familiarity and knowledge of child rights issues

  • Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Save the Children Regional Program Manager Jobs in Uganda


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