Program Manager, Education and Youth Development NGO Jobs - BRAC International

Organisation: BRAC International
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Area Co-ordinator

About US:
BRAC International is one of the world’s largest Non-Governmental Development Organizations, working in a number of countries in Africa and Asia on poverty alleviation Programs, is registered in Uganda as BRAC Uganda. The organization implements integrated development approach combining Education, Health, Agriculture, Livestock, Adolescent Empowerment and Microfinance.

Job Summary: The Program Manager, Education and Youth Development will implement the activities of EYD program with efficiency and professionalism to ensure the success of the program. Responsible for heading the operations of the program as a whole.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·         Tasked with managing program and project implementation.
·         Reporting and analyzing of various program initiatives.
·         Develop project proposals and concept notes on education & youth related activities for funding.
·         Ensuring effective and efficient communication with all internal and external stakeholders including existing and new potential stakeholders/partners.
·         Develop partnership with the actors and forums relevant to the program.
·         Ensure financial management and accountability for the program.
·         Oversee all support in the planning process for the education and youth program activities.
·         Manage & supervise all staff assigned to the program either directly or indirectly by providing clear guidance, scope for career department and ensure employee satisfaction.
·         Ensure internal & external linkages between BRAC Programs & all other similar players & stakeholders


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The applicant must hold a Masters Degree in Education, Youth Development and related field.
·         At least seven years’ experience of working with education and youth programs, three of which should be in a similar position as program manager.
·         Excellent monitoring, budgeting, project planning and project proposal writing skills.
·         Relevant professional certification (i.e., in project management and technical knowledge and experience in the relevant field.
·         Ability to work in a multidisciplinary environment with minimum disruptions.
·         Ability to create and sustain long term partnerships with other development actors including other international agencies, donors and government.
·         Excellent communication skills (both written and spoken) including report writing and oral presentations.
·         Ability to work under minimum supervision and excellent attention to detail.

How to Apply:
All qualified and interested candidates should send their application letters, Curriculum Vita in one Ms. Office Word Document and academic papers in one PDF to hrd.uganda@brac.net. There should be only 2 attachments & the subject in email must be the name of the position applied for strictly.

NB: Only soft copy applications will be considered and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. These positions are open for Ugandan nationals only.

Deadline: 17th December 2017


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