Manager Development Manager NGO Jobs – Self Help Africa (SHA)

Job Title:  Manager Development Manager

Organisation: Self Help Africa (SHA)

Duty Station: Uganda

Reports to: Head of Programmes (HoP)

About US:

Self Help Africa
(SHA) is an International Non-Governmental Organization implementing rural
development, sustainable food and livelihoods security programmes in nine
countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. SHA’s vision is an economically thriving and
resilient rural Africa with a mission to support sustainable livelihoods for
Uganda’s smallholder farmers. SHA has been working in Uganda for close to 20

Job Summary:  The Manager Development Manager (MDM) will
ensure development of sustainable and profitable honey agri-enterprises (honey
aggregation hubs, cooperatives among others) that will improve the
competitiveness of bee keepers to respond to new and expanding market
opportunities. S/he will be responsible for proper budget monitoring and
management, fundraising, reporting, project officers’ supervision, networking
and collaboration with key stakeholders in all the districts.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate for the Self Help Africa Manager Development
    Manager job must hold a Bachelor’s degree (Masters degree preferable)
    in Agriculture, Business Administration, Agribusiness, Agricultural
    Economics or related field,
  • A minimum of three to five years of working experience in a
    managerial position in NGO sector or private sector actors
  • Strong technical background on development programming focusing on
    enterprise development, value chain development, market system and other
    related fields.
  • Experience and knowledge in the design and implementation of
    apiculture on-farm and off-farm enterprise development projects for
    smallholder farmers
  • Skills in training/facilitation of development processes including
    communities mobilization, enterprise development and networking with
    stakeholder including donors.
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluation including excellent
  • High level skills and experience in planning, budgeting and writing
    management and financial reports to donors,
  • Commitment to international and humanitarian NGO codes, standards
    and practices,
  • Strong skills in speaking and writing English with solid computer
    skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, power point and email.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of team across different cultures.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and take initiative
  • Ability to solve problems and take corrective action.


  • Experience working in project geographical region and knowledge of
    local languages in the target districts

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send a completed application
form, Download
, CV & Cover Letter by E-mail as follows: – Please type “Manager Development Manager” – [your
name]” in the subject line of the e-mail.

Deadline: 16th August 2019

Please do not send
certificates at this stage. Due to the anticipated high volume of applications,
kindly note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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