TackleAfrica Programme Manager Jobs in Uganda

TackleAfrica Programme Manager Jobs in Uganda

TackleAfrica are recruiting for an exciting role in Uganda, training and supporting football coaches to deliver Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR)/HIV education through a football-based curriculum.

Working with TackleAfrica’s Regional Programme Manager, Head of Coaching and Operations and local Project Officers you will provide particular support to our partner organisations coaches and youth leaders - to advance their leadership and communication skills; HIV teaching knowledge; group facilitation skills and their football coaching skills; enabling them to continue to engage young people, and focus on specific HIV-related issues within their communities.

Your support will provide continuing personal and professional development and in depth support for these coaches, continuing their coach education, aiming to the point where they are able to train and support other coaches from within their communities.


Organise and deliver TackleAfrica coaching courses with partner organisations

  • Provide additional on the ground support to local TA trained coaches post course to support their delivery of high quality and impactful HIV educational football coaching sessions on a regular basis
  • Carry out TA monitoring and evaluation processes for each course including data collection
  • Collect relevant marketing material from each course to support the promotion of TackleAfrica’s work both in the UK and Africa

    Development of TA’s in-country partner organization in areas such as:

  • Improved preparation of TA coaching projects
  • Line Management and/or coordination of TackleAfrica Project Officers
  • Identification and development of training and support needs of Project Officers
  • Improved recruitment of appropriate individuals/organisations for TA coaching courses
  • Improved evaluation of coach education courses
  • Improved tracking of activities delivered post course using TA’s M&E systems

    TA resource development

  • Collect and document new drills from trained TA coaches and young people
  • Further development of TA’s coach education training courses including levels of courses for returning coaches
  • Further development of a TA ‘curriculum’ highlighting key messages and methods of utilising TA resources over a variety of timescales

    Development of stories, photographs, interviews and other marketing material of organisations, coaches and young people involved in the programmes

  • Develop and maintain relationships with other local Sport 4 Development organisations and any other relevant CBOs/NGOs/INGOs in-country
  • Scoping potential new partners for TackleAfrica


  • Above all you need to be a highly motivated, resourceful, adaptable and self-sufficient individual with coaching experience.
  • The role
    involves working closely with partner organisations in Africa and the role holder would be expected to be able to represent the charity with key stakeholders – you will need strong communication and diplomatic skills.
  • Previous experience working or volunteering in Africa or International Development is not essential but would be highly desirable.
  • HIV Experience: You need to have, or be able to develop, a strong understanding of HIV but you are not expected to be an HIV expert.
  • We work closely with leading professional experts in this field and would provide a training programme to support this aspect of the role. However, any prior experience would be highly beneficial and role holder will be expected to grasp complex culturally and gender sensitive issues.
  • Football Coaching Skills: You will need to be at least FA Level 1 qualified, or equivalent, and have experience of delivering coaching programmes across a wide range of levels. Coaching of coaches experience is highly desirable.
  • Highly motivated self-starter – with a proven ability to work successfully on own initiative with limited support/supervision
  • Delivery focused, well organised – with experience of running training programmes and educating coaches
  • Strong presentational skills
  • Committed and enthusiastic - with knowledge of international development/HIV education an advantage
  • Good written and verbal communications skills
  • FA level 1 qualified or equivalent as a minimum, FA level 2 or above qualified or equivalent desirable
  • Computer and internet skills essential

    How to Apply

    To apply, please download and read the Uganda Prog Mgr Job Description – 2019, and complete the Job Application Form – Uganda PM (CVs alone will not be read). Email your completed form to TackleAfrica’s Administration Assistant at recruitment@tackleafrica.org and please use this email address for any queries relating to this role. Closing date August 23, 2019

    For more information and job application details, see; TackleAfrica Programme Manager Jobs in Uganda

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