World Vision Uganda NGO Programme Manager Jobs

World Vision Uganda NGO Programme Manager Jobs

Back ground

World Vision Uganda is a Christian relief, development and advocacy non-government organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 82 districts in Uganda implementing projects in health & nutrition, water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), livelihoods & community resilience, education and child protection.

World Vision (WV) is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from exploitation and abuse and will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with the beneficiaries above.

All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

Due to expansion in scope of our programmes, we are now seeking for qualified and passionate individuals willing to share in our vision and join our team in the position below.


  • Programme Manager – Hoima Cluster

    Report to:
  • Regional Operations Manager

  • Hoima District

    Purpose of the position:

    To provide leadership and management of WVU programmes (Area Development Programmes (ADPs) and grant projects) within a designated district/s in the development of programme and project designs and plans, capacity building and facilitate implementation of ADP and grant interventions in a manner that empower communities, children and local institutions in the ADP and Grant Project Area in line with WVU strategic direction, ministry integration and performance standards.

    Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

  • Leadership and supervision of teams and individual staff
  • Manage, supervise and build the capacity of programme staff (ADPs and grant projects) in quality programme development, management and implementation:
  • Management and coordination of programmes and staffing.
  • Capacity building of staff (trainings and coaching sessions of teams and individual staff in organization programming, performance management and implementation.
  • Team and individual staff performance management.
  • Coaching, mentoring and counseling sessions for all staff.
  • Guidance to program staff in planning and monitoring detailed implementation plans and activities.
  • Setting and managing staffing targets and priorities..
  • Scale up staff spiritual nurture.
  • Plan and effect reflection and learning events.
  • Operations planning and implementation:

    Coordinate, guide and facilitate operational planning and implementation of integrated development programmes and projects in the programme area:

  • Support the roll out of organizational strategic directions, guidelines, tools, models and frameworks
  • Develop ADP and grants designs, annual plans.
  • Lead the process of baselines, evaluations and planning.
  • Manage the translation of plans into operations and monitor their implementation.
  • Support and guide staff in developing
    of work plans.
  • Mentor staff in translating organization expectations into designs, plans and M&E processes.
  • Monitoring and supervise of timely and quality implementation of ADPs and grant project annual plans and targets.
  • Lead in identification and documenting of community needs and fundable ideas.
  • Develop small PNSF proposals for resource mobilization.

    Programme monitoring and reporting:

  • Establishment of functioning programme level M&E system and utilization of the information from the M&E database; and contribute M&E data to the National Office integrated M&E database as per agreed schedule.
  • Manage ADP and grant projects information and documentation processes, and ensure effective communication of the program/project results.
  • Provide monthly reports (progress against planned activities, expense against estimated budget, etc) of program and grant project activities to the Regional Operations Manager as per agreed schedule.
  • Prepare semi-annual and annual reports of program and grants activities (progress against delivery of outputs and achievement of outcomes, etc) to the Support Office/donors and to National Office as per agreed schedule.
  • Ensure appropriate filing and availability of documentation required for internal and external communications, accountability, audits, evaluation purposes and reporting
  • Supervise on-going program assessments, evaluation and operational research studies, and take lead in utilizing the recommendations to improve programming.
  • Lead in sharing of M&E findings at district level through district level meetings and forums.


    Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Must have a university degree in development studies or related field.
  • Must have at least 5 years’ experience in community development.
  • Must have good analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent command of the English language, both written and spoken.
  • Knowledge of financial and human resource management.
  • Must be able to communicate in a cross-cultural environment.

    Core Capabilities
  • Practicing accountability & integrity.
  • Practicing gender and cultural diversity.
  • Influencing individuals and groups.
  • Learning for growth and development.
  • Communicating information effectively.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 26th April 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; World Vision Uganda NGO Programme Manager Jobs

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