Deputy Programme Manager Belgian Non-profit Careers – VVOB – Education for Development

Programme Manager
Organisation: VVOB
– Education for Development
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
VVOB – Education for
Development is a Belgian non-profit organization that focuses on improving the
quality of education. VVOB has its head – quarters in Brussels (Belgium) and is
currently implementing education programmers in 8 countries in the global
South. As from May onwards VVOB will start implementing a new programme that
focuses on improving the quality of the business, technical and vocational
education and training (BTVET) sector in Uganda through strengthening the
professional development of Uganda’s Agricultural TVET instructors via
pre-service. This programme will be implemented in partnership with the Department
of Teacher and instructor Education and Training (TIET); the Business,
Technical, Vocational Education and Training (BTVET) Department of the Ministry
of Education and Sports(MoES); and the National Instructors’ College Abilonino
(NICA) in Lira.
Job Summary:  The Deputy Programme Manager is responsible
for the financial, HR and operational management of the VVOB operations in
Uganda. S/he will take the lead in developing and updating local policies and
procedures on finances, administration, HR, procurement and logistics, and IT
in line with VVOB, donor and national rules and regulations. The Deputy
Programme Manager is further more responsible for establishing and maintaining
strong relations with strategic and operational partners of VVOB and replaces the
Programme Manager during his/her absence. .

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Master’s degree in finance,
    accounting, law, management or equivalent through experience
  • A minimum of ten years of relevant experience in project or
    programme management, preferably in the international environment;
  • At least ten years of proven work experience in accounting. More
    specifically in double bookkeeping;
  • At least five years of demonstrable experience of working with
    national government institutions;
  • At least three years of demonstrable experience managing a team;
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of economic and accounting
    principles and practices, and the analysis and unit reporting of financial
  • Demonstrable experience with human resource management, including
    for international staff;
  • Demonstrable experience with procurement and contract management;
  • Demonstrable experience of working with multiple donors.
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send in their Email applications to Your
application should include:
  • In the subject line: Application: name
  • Position for which you apply Motivation letter; CV Salary
    expectations; Three reference persons and telephone and email contacts
    (former and current employers only);
Deadline: 31st March 2019
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