Programme Coordinator Career Jobs – Biogas Solutions Uganda Ltd (BSUL)

Job Title:    Programme Coordinator
Organisation: Biogas
Solutions Uganda Ltd (BSUL)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Board of
About US:
Biogas Solutions Uganda Ltd (BSUL) is a private company limited by
guarantee established in Uganda with the objective to formulate, develop and
set in motion strategies, policies, plans, measures, systems and approaches
that support the private sector led biogas programme aimed at sustainable
improvement of the livelihoods of rural and peri-urban households in Uganda.
BSUL is the national implementing agency for the ABPPII programme, which is
jointly managed by HIVOS and SNV. The program is implemented in four other
African countries.
Job Summary: The Programme
Coordinator will take overall responsibility for the management of the company,
which includes efficient management of financial resources; review and approval
of budgets and monitoring expenditures; supervision of field operations,
administration, logistics and procurement; supervision of monitoring and
evaluation; and ensuring quality control and timeliness of all deliverables as
required by Board of Directors. S/he will ensure full compliance with the
company’s regulations and that all reporting processes are in line with the
requirements of its investors/financiers. S/he will be responsible for
performance management of all company staff.
Key Duties and
The incumbent will identify, assess, and inform
the Board of Directors of internal and external issues that affect the company
and act as a professional advisor to the Board of Directors
Develop and communicate clear mission and
strategic direction
Operational planning and management:
Develop an operational plan which incorporates
goals and objectives that work towards the strategic direction of the company
The incumbent will ensure that the operation of
the company meets the expectations of its clients, Board and Funders
Manage the efficient and effective day-to-day
operation of the company
Build and strengthen working relations with
local service providers and consultants
Human resources planning and management:
Establish a positive, healthy and safe work
Implement a performance management process for
all staff which includes monitoring the performance of staff on an on-going basis
and conducting an annual performance review
Coach and mentor staff as appropriate to improve
Financial planning and management:
Work closely with staff and the Board to prepare
a comprehensive budget
Administer the funds according to the approved
budget and monitor the monthly cash flow of the company
Provide the Board with comprehensive, regular
reports on the revenues and expenditures of the company
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant should preferably hold a Master’s degree
in business, economics, entrepreneurship or comparable education and proven
related experience.
At least seven years of progressive management
experience in commercial and/or social enterprises
Work experience in private sector/SME
development and business finance modalities.
Excellent track record in coaching, process
facilitation, team /rapport building with local stakeholders.
Proven experience in building and leading a
medium size business is a plus.
Knowledge, skills and abilities in: Leadership
and management principles, current challenges and opportunities in
climate-smart energy, human resources management, financial management, and
project management
Behaving ethically, pro-poor social issues,
Skilled in building relationship
Excellent written and verbal English skills
High degree of innovation
String client focus
Fostering teamwork
Ability to inspire and mentor
Result orientation
Good decision making skills
Good organizational and planning skills
Skills and experience in reporting and problem
Good analytical and quantitative skills, and
thinking strategically.
Network in the private sector (Renewable Energy,
Agriculture and/or other relevant subsectors) in Uganda.
Willingness to intensively travel in Uganda
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send an
application, CV, letter of motivation and names and contacts of two
professional referees to
with reference: BSUL- CP.
Deadline: 30th September
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