Director Programmes and Policy NGO Jobs – ActionAid

Job Title:        Director
Programmes and Policy

Organisation: ActionAid

Duty Station: Kampala,

Reports to:
Country Director

About US:

ActionAid is an
International Development Agency working in over 50 countries in Africa, Asia,
Latin America and the Caribbean. ActionAid Uganda’s mission is to achieve
social Justice, gender equality, and poverty eradication by working with people
living in extreme poverty and exclusion, their communities, people’s
organisations, activists, social movements and their supporters.

Job Summary:  The Director Programmes and Policy will
provide inspirational and strategic leadership and guidance in the development,
implementation and management of the AAIU Programmes within the organization’s
strategic framework and policies. The Director Programmes and policy through
leadership, management and knowledge will ensure that the AAIU delivers quality
programming and continuously work towards improving the impact of its
programming. The Director also leads and oversees activities to strengthen
partnerships to deliver high impact Programmes.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant for the ActionAid Director Programmes and Policy job
    must hold a Master’s Degree in Social Sciences or Development Studies.
  • 8-10 years of sound technical knowledge and work experience in at
    least one of the AAIU thematic areas with strong interest to learn quickly
    the other thematic areas; Management experience of NOT less than 5 years
    with a reputable INGO.
  • Proven skills in managing staff, excellent coordination skills;
  • Proven Programme and project cycle management skills (project
    design, budget preparation, expenditure tracking, monitoring and
    evaluation, proposal development, report writing skills);
  • Demonstrated understanding of approaches (transformative feminist
    leadership and HRBA; Finance Management skills;
  • Strategic management;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with high proficiency
    for accuracy;
  • Emotional maturity, ability to take constructive feedback and
    perform under pressure;
  • Transformative feminist leadership skills – ability to coach, mentor
    and inspire teams; Social movement building skills; Collaboration and partnership
    building skills; Analytical skills; Policy analysis and advocacy skills;
    Project planning and management.

How to Apply:

All qualified and
interested candidates should deliver their application letters, CVs and copies
of Academic documents with details of at least three (3) referees one of which
shall be from your most recent employer. The complete applications should be
hand delivered or sent by email to addressed to:
The Director Human Resource and Organizational Effectiveness, ActionAid Uganda
Plot 2514/2515 Ggaba Road, Opposite Kampala International University, P.O. Box
676 Kampala. Uganda.

All Applications sent by email should clearly indicate the position title in
the subject line.

Deadline:  28th June 2019

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