Programme Manager NGO Careers - Environmental Conservation Trust of Uganda (ECOTRUST)

Job Title:    Programme Manager
Organization: Environmental Conservation Trust of Uganda (ECOTRUST)
Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda
Reports to: Executive Director

About US:
The Environmental Conservation Trust of Uganda (ECOTRUST) is a Ugandan NGO whose goal is to provide long term sustained funding for biodiversity conservation and environmental management.  ECOTRUST has an established valued Niche in Conservation Financing, which consists of: Development & Promotion of Cutting edge conservation initiatives, Managing grants on behalf of donors, Establishment of Payment for Environmental Services Schemes, Building Public: Private partnerships and Land Trusts.

Job Summary: The Programme Manager is responsible for managing strategic programmatic initiatives of ECOTRUST guided by the Business/ Strategic Plans.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·         Take lead in the initiation and implementation of ECOTRUST programme /Project activities
·         Establish and implement structures that support efficient capacity building, financial management and mobilize programme / project resources
·         Document and publish best practices of ECOTRUST programmes /Projects
·         Organize policy advocacy activities on key programmatic issues

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The applicant must hold a Master of Science degree in natural resources management preferably in the area of ecology or any related field.
·         A minimum of five years’ experience preferably with an NGO at senior management level and in rural development and / or natural resources management.
·         Mission directed, Dynamic, Visionary, proactive with good sense of judgment or discernment.
·         Personal Competencies: project development and management, Administrative, Strategic planning, Negotiation, Interpersonal, proposal writing (with evidence of having successfully fundraised for at least 2 programs) as well Leadership and team building skills.

How to Apply:  
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications with updated CVs to the Executive Director via Email to: , or P. O. Box 8986 Kampala or in person to Plot 49 Nakiwogo Road Entebbe. Uganda

Deadline: 10th December, 2016

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