Global Health Corps (GHC) Job Vacancies – Program Manager at Set Her Free

Organisation: Global Health
Corps (GHC)
Placement Organisation: Set
Her Free
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Salary: Monthly Stipend of
550 dollars per month
About GHC:
Global Health Corps pairs intelligent and passionate fellows with
organizations that require new thinking and innovative solutions. We provide
these young leaders with the tools to remain connected after their fellowship
year finishes, deepening their ability to enact change through heightened
skills and strong partnerships. We currently place fellows in Burundi, Malawi,
Rwanda, Uganda, the United States, and Zambia.
About US:
Set Her Free (SHF) is a non-profit organization working to restore the
lives of young girls that were victims of sexual exploitation. We currently run
2 homes in the Kawempe and Nakawa Divisions of Kampala, Uganda. At these homes,
we provide food, shelter, formal education, vocational skills training,
counselling, and medical care to young women. SHF provides temporary
accommodation and resettlement assistance for girls who do not have safe places
to go at night, and provides services for the girls at the centre during the
day. SHF provides an open and non-judgmental community that supports girls in
reaching their full potential.
Job Summary: The Program
Manager will support SHF’s management team to develop, improve and expand SHF’s
programming and expand SHF’s impact on the girls we serve and the communities
where we work. The incumbent will participate in the planning, implementation
and evaluation of SHF’s programs. A significant portion of this role will
involve working with SHF’s largely volunteer staff, many of whom are young
women who were beneficiaries of the program.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • Manage the planning and implementation of
    multiple projects and serve as a point of contact for donors and field
    staff
  • Develop activity-based project budgets,
    monthly and quarterly financial reports and new funding requests
  • Assist in building staff capacity by
    identifying roles for project team members, developing reporting
    structures, setting project meetings, developing work-tracking tools, and
    providing skills training as needed
  • Build and direct project teams to meet
    project objectives
  • Provide input into staff performance
    evaluations
  • Ensure project activities comply with the
    policies and regulations of funding organizations
  • Send activity reports, meeting minutes and
    financial reports on a regular basis to donors
  • Ensures close collaboration and
    coordination with partners to guarantee smooth implementation of
    activities and achievement of results as specified in grant agreements
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The GHC fellow should have significant
    experience managing or coaching teams and individuals
  • Past experience working with youth and
    women groups
  • Computer literacy skills including use of
    Microsoft Office suite
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to
    work well with on diverse teams
  • Very strong communication skills, both
    verbal & written
  • Possess the ability to undertake regular
    field visits and interact with different stakeholders
  • Proven ability to give clear and
    consistent instructions to volunteers
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, lead,
    motivate and supervise working groups of volunteers
  • Proven problem solving and decision-making
    skills
Job Terms and Conditions:
Fellows will be provided with housing, health insurance and a living stipend of
$550/month. Additionally, fellows will receive an award of $1500 upon
successful completion of the fellowship year. Flights to and from the placement
site and all other costs associated with GHC programming are included,
including $600 in professional development funds. Fellows will live in Set Her
Free guest housing near the Set Her Free offices.
Note: The living stipend and
completion award may be paid out in USD or local currency, as determined by the
placement organization.
How to Apply:
All applicants who desire to be placed by the Global Health Corps in
the aforementioned organization should express interest by clearly following
the instructions at the web page below.
Deadline: 2nd February, 2016

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