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Job Title:        SEC East Africa Programme Manager
Organization: Teach A Man To Fish
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Africa Regional Coordinator
Salary Package: UGX 4,600,000 gross plus health insurance

About US:
Teach A Man To Fish is a UK founded charity organization whose mission is to address global youth unemployment and poverty by providing practical, relevant education to young people in developing countries. We support schools to set up school businesses which provide hands-on training and experience for pupils. This boosts quality of education and employability - bridging the gap between education and the workplace - so that students leave school with the right skills to get a good job or run their own successful business. We are a small organisation with big reach - since 2006 we have brought the pioneering school business model to more than 100 countries, reaching over 80,000 beneficiaries and supporting them to reach their full potential in work and in life. In 2017, through the School Enterprise Challenge programme, Teach A Man To Fish worked in partnership with 16 partner NGOs to deliver the programme to 500+schools, impacting over 40,000 young people in Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania.

Job Summary: The SEC East Africa Programme Manager should be an experienced programme manager to play a lead role in delivering our flagship programme, the School Enterprise Challenge, in East Africa.  Teach A Man To Fish is a small international development charity with a big impact, providing entrepreneurship education to young people across the developing world.  Reporting to the Africa Regional Coordinator, the post will play a central role in pro-actively planning and and managing delivery of the School Enterprise Challenge programme to 500+ schools across Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania. You will take on a senior role and manage a team of eight, with three direct line reports.  You will have strong programme management skills, with a proven track record of delivering complex programmes in line with targets and budgets, and a strong understanding of the education system in East Africa.
You will be a detail-oriented, quality-driven individual with excellent planning and project management skills. You are able to anticipate, plan effectively and motivate and manage your team to achieve objectives within tight timelines and limited budgets. You will be adept at using developing robust monitoring and programme management tools to monitor and achieve your goals. A confident communicator and leader, you will handle key partnerships across the region and represent the SEC programme at high-level meetings and events. An experienced manager, you will delegate effectively, support your colleagues and build your team’s capacity to perform to highest level. The ideal candidate will be an experienced Programme Manager, able to demonstrate previous significant success in a similar role. Experience in monitoring and evaluation, training and/or communications would also be advantageous.

Job Objective: The SEC East Africa Programme Manager will lead on delivery of the School Enterprise Challenge programme across Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania in line with set targets, timeline and budget.   This  in  order  to  help  Teach A Man To Fish  reach  its  goal  of  ensuring as many young people as possible benefit from the school business model in East Africa.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
         Support ARC to set annual targets for SEC Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania. Lead on delivery of annual targets, review progress regularly and proactively manage team to achieve targets.
         Produce annual SEC work plan for Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania. Review regularly and coordinate team to deliver programme activities on schedule. Analyse progress regularly and put in place mitigation measures to ensure activities delivered on track
         Coordinate provision of high quality, accurate quarterly reports and donor reports to agreed timeline. Provide final review and quality check before submission to ARC. Lead on internal review process with SEC team.
         Coordinate with team to ensure all trackers completed accurately and according to agreed schedule. Review for quality and flag trackers periodically to ARC. Provide analysis and implement mitigation measures in response to any identified targets off track.
         Coordinate partnership development and stewarding. Manage key relationships directly. Review and develop partner on-boarding and stewarding systems to ensure effective and robust management of partners
         Lead on securing licensed partnership in Kenya and Tanzania for 2019
         Adapt and develop standard programme resources (trainings, guides etc) to country context. Ensure consistent high level of quality and accuracy across all materials. Support comms officer to develop comms plan and review progress regularly
         Participate in monthly calls with SEC Global team. Ensure efficient coordination between global and regional SEC programme and dissemination of standard resources, systems and process across Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania
         Input into programme design including resource and systems design in response to beneficiary feedback and internal review process
         Budget holder for RUGSEC, UPT KE and UPT TZ budget. Pro-actively manage budget, sign off staff requests against budget and ensure all activities delivered in line with budget. Input to development of annual programme budgets.
         Support M&E officer to develop M&E plan and review progress regularly
         Support comms officer to develop comms plan and review progress regularly
         Occasionally support SEC EA programme officer to deliver trainings. Occasionally support M&E Officer to deliver M&E activities.
         Manage, coach and empower SEC EA programme officer, M&E officer and SEC EA Comms Officer. Capacity build staff and manage performance


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
         The ideal candidate for the job placement must hold a Bachelors in Education, Development, NGO management, Programme Management, Business Administration, Business or related field Masters in a related field is desirable.
         Seven years’ experience in either an NGO, social enterprise or corporate setting, with progressive levels of management responsibility
         Three years of programme management experience
         Proven track record of delivering complex programmes in line with targets, budget and timeline
         Donor reporting experience
         Budget management of projects worth GBP 100,000+
         Line management experience of 2+ reports
         Proven track record of developing and stewarding partnerships with multiple stakeholders

Desirable:
         Experience of working in or managing projects in an educational setting
         Understanding of the education system in Kenya and/or Tanzania
         Experience of using and developing project management tools and trackers
         Experience of developing M&E frameworks and delivering M&E activities
         Experience of developing communications and engagement strategies
         Experience of business development or management in a commercial setting

Skills and knowledge
         Results-driven and able to meet ambitious targets
         Very high level of attention to detail
         Strong programme management skills
         Strong financial and budget management skills
         Ability to effectively manage, delegate and capacity build a team
         Strong understanding of partnership development and stewarding cycle
         Strong understanding of the Ugandan education system, policy, stakeholders, strengths and weaknesses
         Excellent written and spoken English language skills
         Strong sense of initiative and an entrepreneurial approach to working
         High level of competency in Microsoft Office programs

Desirable:
         A qualification or course completed in fundraising
         Knowledge of current issues facing education in the developing world
         Knowledge of M&E frameworks and tools
         Knowledge of communications and engagement strategies
         Additional Requirements
         Current passport and yellow fever certificate
         Willingness to travel 25% of time to locations in Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send an updated CV and a covering letter to james@teachamantofish.org.uk  with ‘SEC EA Programme Manager’  in the subject field. Please detail why you are interested in this role and how your relevant experience and skills match the specifications. Please also specify your salary history.

Deadline: 16th March 2018 by 5:00 PM

NB: Interviews will conducted on 23rd, 26th and 27th March 2018

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