European Union (EU) SILK Project Jobs – Programme Manager at Concern Worldwide

Job Title:   Programme Manager
Organization: Concern Worldwide
Project Name: European Union (EU) Skills, Income and Livelihoods in Karamoja Programme (SILK)
Duty Station: Uganda
About Concern:
Concern Worldwide is an international non-governmental, humanitarian
organization whose mission is to help people living in extreme poverty achieve
major improvements in their lives which last and spread without on-going
support from Concern.
About EU SILK Project:
Concern Worldwide Uganda will
be implementing the European Union (EU) funded Skills, Income and Livelihoods
in Karamoja Programme (SILK). The objective of SILK is to contribute to poverty
reduction through sustainable, equitable development in Moroto, Nakapiripirit
Napak districts in Karamoja.
Job Summary: The Programme Manager (PM) will primarily
oversee the programme and partner activities; including the management of
budgets, reports and M&E oversight. The incumbent will develop strategies
for various skills components and ensure the technical inputs are to standard.
The duty bearer will also manage the contract of different skills providers and
supervise several staff members. The PM will re-convene the Karamoja Vocational
Skills Forum and will create linkages and opportunities with other vocational skills
providers and the private sector. The PM will formulate and provide oversight
to two research projects.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The
    ideal candidate for the Concern worldwide Programme Manager placement
    should hold a Master’s Degree in a relevant discipline.
  • At
    least ten (10) years’ experience in the implementation of a development
    programme, particularly in education and/or vocational skills.
  • Excellent
    in written and spoken English.
  • Detailed
    working knowledge on private sector business opportunities for youth.
  • Significant
    experience in managing a team in a challenging environment, experience in
    coaching and mentoring colleagues, partners and participants and
    experience in working with local government.
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
application and updated CVs (max 4 pages) with day time contacts, names and
addresses of three (3) work related referees’ via E-mail to: with the Job title as the subject of your email
(failure to do this will lead to cancellation) or address hard copies to: The
Human Resources Department, Concern Worldwide Uganda, P.O. Box 6599, Kampala.
Uganda (Mark your envelope with the job applied for).
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted for interview.
Deadline:  26th June
2015 by 5:00pm

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