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07 June 2016

Programme Area Manager Charity Jobs - Soft Power Education (SPE)

Job Title:      Programme Area Manager
Organisation: Soft Power Education (SPE)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Country Manager

About US:
Soft Power Education (SPE) is a UK charity and Ugandan NGO working in the education, disability and livelihoods sectors with a mission of improving quality of life through education.

Job Summary: The Programme Area Manager will ensure effective development, implementation and monitoring and evaluation of all programmes under the programme area including People & Parks and the Murchison School Infrastructure Programme. 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Responsible for human resource management and staff development
  • In charge of operations management and programme implementation
  • In charge of monitoring and evaluation
  • Responsible for programme development and strategic leadership
  • Financial management and donor report writing
  • Partnerships, networking and funding proposal development

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The applicant should hold a Master’s degree in Development Studies or related field
  • At least three years’ experience of working in a developing country
  • Previous experience of working in Africa
  • Significant experience of working in an NGO environment
  • Proven experience of managing multiple programmes and meeting deadlines
  • Proven experience of financial reporting to bi-lateral donors
  • Proven experience of programme management and monitoring and evaluation
  • Previous exposure and experience of livelihoods programming
  • Strong IT skills including MS Office and Google programs
  • Knowledge of financial management and donor reporting
  • Comfortable managing multiple tasks, planning ahead and meeting deadlines
  • Excellent communication, diplomatic and negotiation skills
  • Ability to organise, train and motivate a multicultural team of staff
  • Disciplined and able to make decisions with minimal guidance
  • Qualification in project management, M&E or related area
  • A clear understanding of contemporary issues and ethics in international development
  • An awareness of issues affecting education and natural resource management in rural settings
  • Personal attributes
  • Enthusiastic and motivated individual with the ability to motivate others
  • Comfortable living in rural environments and ability to adapt to changing circumstances
  • Calm demeanor and strong ability to problem solve and find solutions
  • Highly organised with attention to detail
  • Fluency in English (professional English required)
  • Hold a motor vehicle driver’s licence and five  years’ driving experience (4x4 experience preferred)
How to Apply:  
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should email their updated CVs and application letters to with the position title in the subject line.

Deadline: Wednesday 15th June 2016 by 5.00pm local time.

NB: Applicants who have not been contacted by Friday 24th June should consider their applications unsuccessful.

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