Head of Programmes and Partnerships NGO Jobs – Restless Development

Job Title:        Head of Programmes and
Partnerships

Organization: Restless
Development

Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda

Salary: UGX
105,741,829 gross per annum; 8% of gross salary as housing allowance

Reports to: Hub
Director

About US:

Restless Development
(Uganda) is an International NGO established to address the challenges faced by
young people in Uganda by placing young people at the forefront of change and
development. Our vision is for all Ugandan youth to live healthy and productive
lives, fully supported by those around them. Our programming focuses on three
core areas: youth sexual and reproductive health and rights, youth civic
participation and youth employment and livelihoods.

Job Summary:  The Head of Programmes and Partnerships leads
all of our work connected to programming including context analysis, programme
design, resource mobilisation, evaluations and learning as well as engagement
with key strategic partners such as Government, donors and other actors.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

Leadership 20%

                    
Lead the
large Programmes & Partnership Unit, ensuring Managers deliver their areas
of work to a high standard – Programme Management, Evaluations & Learning
and Fundraising

                    
Ensure
linkages and learning across the Programmes & Partnerships Unit and that
these are shared with the Leadership team to support decision making

                    
Be an
effective member of the Senior Leadership team working with Head of Restless Development
Uganda and Hub Director as well as the Uganda Leadership team of Senior
Managers and Managers

Partnerships and
Resource Mobilisation 40%

                    
Build
strategic partnerships with Local and National Government, Bilateral donors,
Trusts and Foundations, Corporates and Private sector to support Restless
Development Uganda’s strategy

                    
Connect,
learn and share with Youth focussed organisations to understand the challenges
and successes of the Youth Sector in Uganda

                    
Work
with the Fundraising & Partnerships Manager to develop and deliver a
Resource Mobilisation strategy including long term cultivation plans for
current and potential donors and partners to ensure high quality proposals are
submitted to donors that follow Restless Development’s business principles and
model

Design and oversee
implementation of programmes 20%

                    
Develop
programme designs based Restless Development Programme Quality Framework, using
evidence and learning from previous programmes as well as an understanding of
the Ugandan context

                    
Ensure
strategic input into inception workshops to support the translation of
successful proposals into effective work plans, ensuring deliverables,
including outputs, outcomes, impact and learning, are delivered in line with
proposals

                    
Support
the Programme Managers to deliver their Programmes in line with proposals and
Restless Development Programme Quality Framework and to ensure the programmes
are continually learning and adapting their approaches

                    
Lead the
Annual Programme review and planning process to ensure impactful programmes

                    
Integrate
Dynamic Accountability and Gender transformation into all programme work plans

Oversight of
Evaluations and Learning 20%

                    
Ensure
learnings from using the Restless Model are shared externally

                    
Use the
learnings from current and past programmes to contribute to programme design
and adaptive programming

                    
Oversight
of the evaluation process and generation of learning for all programmes in the
Hub and ensure cross-Hub sharing and learning

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

                    
The Restless
Development Head of Programmes and Partnerships job should preferably a graduate
level degree in relevant field of study, or equivalent work experience

                    
Proven
leader with at least three years’ management experience in programme design and
development, partnerships and strategic leadership

                    
At least
5 years of experience in the development sector, NGO experience preferred.

                    
Understanding
of the Programme cycle, MEL systems and use of data and evidence for learning
and development in design processes.

                    
Experience
in institutional partnership building and development, relationship management,
fundraising and consortium experience

Desirable    

                    
Experience
of distance management

                    
Knowledge
of relevant national and international strategies and frameworks in the areas
of youth empowerment, sexual reproductive health, HIV and AIDS, livelihoods and
other poverty related global development priorities preferred.

                    
Excellent
written and fluent English

                    
Excellent
IT, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who wish to join Restless Development in
the aforementioned capacity should fill in this form, download
here
, and send it to ugandajobs@restlessdevelopment.org. Please note
that we DO NOT accept CVs, resumes and cover letters.

Deadline: 6th May 2019

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