TackleAfrica Programme Manager – Kampala, Uganda Jobs

TackleAfrica Programme Manager – Kampala, Uganda Jobs

Closing date: 23 Aug 2019

12 month contract based in Kampala, Uganda with occasional national travel.

Reporting to: Regional Programme Manager & Head of Coaching and Operations.

Detailed pre-departure or in-country training to be undertaken by post holder.

Summary of post:

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.

The above will be carried out within the context of TackleAfrica’s on-going programme of coach education and include the following:

1. 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

    2. 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

    3. 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

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

    5. Develop and maintain relationships with other local Sport 4 Development organisations and any other relevant CBOs/NGOs/INGOs in-country

    6. Scoping potential new partners for TackleAfrica

    How to Apply:

    For this position, if not Uganda-based, flights, accommodation, local travel, work related expenses and a local living allowance will be provided. If Uganda-based, an equivalent local salary is available.

    Interviews and pre departure training will take place in either Kampala, Uganda or London, UK depending on applicant’s location. Although interviews for suitable candidates may be done remotely via Skype, any travel and accommodation costs to in-person interviews must be borne by the applicant.

    Applicants required for interview will be contacted and should be available in the week commencing 2nd September.

    TackleAfrica is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from appropriately qualified people from all sections of the community. Qualified people living with HIV (openly or not) are particularly encouraged 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.

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