Program Development Manager Job Vacancy at AIDS Healthcare Foundation

Location: Kampala, Uganda
AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is an international not-for-profit organization based in the U.S that provides HIV prevention, treatment and care through collaborations with the National governments, partner institutions and civil society to people living with HIV and AIDS. AHF delivers these services globally through Bureau offices located in each continent. The Africa Bureau operates programs in 9 countries including Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone; Zambia, Swaziland and South Africa.
The Africa Bureau Secretariat now seek to fill the vacant positions below, and applications are invited from suitably qualified, dynamic, skilled, committed, self-driven and results oriented individuals.
Program Development Manager
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Job Purpose: The program Development Manager coordinates the growth function of AHF Global programs in the Bureau. S/he will work with the Bureau executive team and other global staff, to strategize and lead support and development in the bureau, through Resource mobilization and acquisition drives, Business Development and Expansion Programs.

Key Responsibilities
  • Responsible for acquisition of new projects and project bids that fit within the overall goals of the organization.
  • Provides analysis and evaluates new business opportunities, collaborative agreements and new ventures or partnership for management
  • Manages the proposal development process and maintains the time lines for the proposal development.
  • Coordinate in conjunction with the Africa Bureau Executive Team, and the RAPD team on Program Development of new initiatives, including researching, and acquiring funding sources, scouting and assessing potential new sites, identifying partners and establishing legal and NGO status, and writing proposal and grants with AHF Grant writing teams.
  • Coordinates with and develops new business relationships with funders and partners, aimed at generating new income for the organization.
  • Develops and delivers business plans for country programs through carrying out research, analyzing the environment of operations and delivers accurate business reports
  • Serves as a lead facilitator both internally and externally for new projects and provides direction and guidance to the management to ensure alignment with the organization strategies
  • Proactively hunts for target organization or government bodies, establishes communication with those organizations and maintain a database of these organization from whom a mutually beneficial relationship will elevate organization goals.
Competencies and Experience:
  • To perform this job successfully, the post holder must be able to deliver in each essential duty satisfactorily, in addition to;
  • Experience in proposal development for grant opportunities especially USG grants
  • Ability to become conversant with AHF’s work ethics within the Africa Bureau
  • Ability to network and track Africa-wide grant opportunities and present ROI for AHF HQ on what would be worthwhile partnerships to pursue and assisting country level staff in this regard
  • Ability to cultivate partnerships and have familiarity with stakeholders at government and community level e.g. through donor forums
  • Ability to be involved with program development activities on an as needed basis
  • Ability to travel within Uganda and internationally regularly.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Development Economics or Social Sciences with 7-10 years working experience directly related to program development and responsibilities specified above.
  • Additional Post Graduate Qualification in MBA, MPH, International Development or Masters in Development Studies or its equivalent.
How to Apply
Interested candidates should submit their C.Vs and copies of their academic qualifications to the following email address not later than 31st August 2012. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
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