Country Programme Manager Employment Opportunity – TackleAfrica

Organization: TackleAfrica
About TackleAfrica:
uses the power and popularity of football to deliver HIV education to young
people on football pitches across the continent. Specifically, we train African
coaches to use fun, interactive football drills with the young people in their
clubs and communities.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Management of TackleAfrica’s Uganda country programme:
Ensure that TA monitoring and evaluation processes
are followed for every course and follow ups, including data collection. Giving
hands on support to ensure the process is sustainable and manageable by those
running the course.
Oversee the processes for programme planning,
preparation, organisation etc.; and devise guidelines that staff, coaches and
partner organisations can reasonably follow.
Manage the development of new programming based on
close working relationships with current partners; scoping potential new
partners; and discussions with other key stakeholders.
Produce accurate and timely financial and narrative
reporting, both internally and externally (to donors and others), by
appropriate deadlines/formats/guidelines.
Build the capacity of partners, TA staff and coaches
to produce their contributions to reporting and monitoring and evaluation
Relationship Building:
Build and strengthen working relationships with
other local Sport 4 Development organisations and any other relevant
CBOs/NGOs/INGOs in-country.
Network with donors, governments, NGOs and others
relevant to TA.
Enhance TA’s ideas, visibility and capacity at
national/regional level.
Regularly review TA’s current partnerships and make
recommendations as to how these can be strengthened.
Seek out new partners in line with TA’s business
plan and strategy.
Represent TackleAfrica in Uganda:
Accurately and comprehensively represent the work of
TA in Uganda within the country and when necessary to regional stakeholders.
Contribute to TackleAfrica UK:
Work closely with other TA staff in Africa and the
UK, keeping in regular and close contact by email and skype.
Contribute to team-wide communications and knowledge
management, and participate in regular exchange of information,
organisation-wide discussions on related topics/projects.
Perform any other tasks as may be reasonably
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
The ideal candidate must hold a relevant University
Degree or equivalent
At least three years of delivery focused, well organised
 project management experience including
financial management.
Past HIV Experience: strong understanding of HIV and
up to date with changes in the field.
Prior experience of implementing projects on one or
more of: sports and development, youth development, HIV education, behaviour
change programmes is highly desirable
Significant experience in working in partnerships
with other organisations is also an added advantage
Excellent track record of in project planning,
monitoring and evaluation.
Excellent spoken and written English: capacity to
write reports
Excellent report-writing and oral presentation
Excellent communication, networking and
inter-personal ability
Strong presentational and group facilitation skills.
Computer literacy i.e. competent in the use of Microsoft
office software, skype, Dropbox and the ability to support others to use new
The applicant should preferably have a strong theoretical
grasp of monitoring and evaluation processes and strategies
Be a good team player, able and willing to
understand the perspectives of others.
The incumbent must also be highly creative with good
planning skills, as well as the ability to explain his/her perspectives to
Highly self-motivated, resourceful, adaptable and
self-sufficient individual who can work effectively with limited support/
Good diplomatic skills.
Applicants with a grasp complex culturally and
gender sensitive issues are at an advantage
How to Apply:  
All suitably qualified
and interested candidates are encouraged fill in the application form at the
web link below explaining how they meet the personal specifications stated in
the Job Description above.
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