08 August 2017

National Programme Manager (YLP) Jobs - Ministry of Gender Labour and Social Development (MGLSD)

Organization: Ministry of Gender Labour and Social Development (MGLSD)
Project: Youth Livelihood Programme (YLP)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Permanent Secretary, MGLSD

About Us:
The Government of Uganda is implementing the Youth Livelihood Programme (YLP) and the Uganda Women Entrepreneurship Programme (UWEP), under the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development (MGLSD). The main objective of the Programmes is to empower the target youth and women to harness their socio-economic potential and increase self- employment opportunities and income levels. The Programmes provide revolving funds to finance small enterprises initiated by the groups of youth and women in various sectors of the economy. The implementation of the Programmes is mainstreamed into the government structures at the national and local government levels with support from Technical Support Team (TST) based at the National and Regional levels.

Job Summary: The National Programme Manager (YLP) will provide leadership in the continuous development, management, coordination and control of the Youth Livelihood Programme (YLP) and the Technical Support Team (TST).

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • The jobholder will also provide day-to-day supervision and coordination of Proramme implementation
  • Develop and institute programme management systems, procedures, and plans.
  • Prepare and submit quarterly and annual work plans and budgets for the Programme.
  • Send periodic progress reports to the stakeholders on Programme implementation and performance.
  • Coordinate the periodic review of operations and management policies and guidelines.
  • The incumbent will also ensure proper and timely accountability for all resources under the Programme.
  • Manage the performance of members of Technical Support Team.
  • Actively promote and market the Programme as a Government of Uganda Programme.
  • Coordinate feedback and responses to the various stakeholders of the Programme.
  • Submit performance and financial reports to the National Technical Working Committee.
  • Review performance reports-and compile issnas for .action....
  • Acts as the Secretary to the National Technical Working Committee (NTWC).
  • Perform any other duty that may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must be a Ugandan who holds an Honours Bachelors Degree in Economics, Social Sciences, Development Studies or Business Administration from a recognized University
  • Also, be in possession of Master’s Degree in Economics, Economic Policy and Planning, Social Sciences, Project Planning, Development Studies or Business Administration from a recognized University.
  • A minimum of five years of related experience.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of the Social Development Sector and Strategic Management.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Highly self-motivated with strong organizational and planning skills
  • Computer literacy skills

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested persons should send their applications to:

Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development Headquarters (Security Registry)
2nd Floor, Plot. 2, Simbamanyo House, George Street,
P.O. Box 7136, Kampala, Uganda.

Deadline: 18th August 2017 by 11:00am

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