NGO Jobs – Head of Programmes at Build Africa Uganda

Job Title: Head of Programmes
Organisation: Build Africa Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About BAU:
Build Africa Uganda is and International NGO that
operates in Uganda whose primary aim is to improve the quality of life for the
targeted communities in the areas where the organization works. This is largely
achieved through making considerable improvements in the quality of education
enjoyed by children while improving the ability of their families to secure
sustainable livelihoods.
Job Summary:  The Head of Programmes will offer overall leadership in the
implementation of Build Africa Uganda (BAU) Program Strategy. Additionally, the
job-holder will be expected to develop and implement programme approaches  and project s in line with BAU’s programme
strategies, improving programme quality, partnerships and accountability to
funders in accordance with organisational and donor requirements.  The position will also offer technical assistance
to Area Programme Managers and the entire programme team, direction, oversight,
coordinating and supporting the design and management of new programme
approaches and projects and ensuring a well implemented M&E framework. He/
She will also be a member of the senior management team hence playing a pivotal
role in the overall management, leadership and direction of BAU.
Skills and Experience:
  • The job holder should
    possess a master’s degree from a recognized University with at least eight
    years demonstrated experience in implementing development projects
  • Experience working with
    an international NGO; implementing education, livelihoods, HIV/AIDS and
    Gender programmes is an added advantage
  • Possess an excellent
    track record of developing and managing projects which create measurable
    cost-effective impact
  • Comfortable working in an
    environment that espouses thinking outside the box, constantly questioning
    the status quo and continually improving programmes
  • Good leadership skills
    demonstrating a supportive approach with an emphasis on developing all
    staff to their full capacity, and prepared to address poor performance
  • Experience of developing,
    maintaining and overseeing project design, monitoring and evaluation
    frameworks and KPIs
  • A person of high
    integrity that will model BAU’s core values
  • Ability to travel
  • Possess a high degree of
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates who meet the
criteria should send their applications with detailed curriculum vitae and a
cover letter via email to:
or via hard copy to:
The Human Resource Officer,
Build Africa Uganda, P.O. Box 7224, Kampala, Uganda
Deadline: 1st
October, 2013

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