Program Executive NGO Job Vacancies – Defenders Protection Initiative (DPI)

 

Job Title:    Program Executive

Organisation: Defenders
Protection Initiative

Duty Station:  Ntinda,
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Programs
Coordinator

 

About US:

Defenders Protection
Initiative (DPI) founded in 2013 is a Non-Governmental Organization that aims
to contribute to a world where human rights are respected, we do this by
equipping Human Rights Defenders-HRDs (the voice of the voiceless) with
contextualized solutions to safety and security challenges or threats they
encounter as they do their work. We are based in Ntinda, Kampala.

 

Job Summary:  The Programme Executive will be reporting to
the program coordinator and is responsible for working closely with key
stakeholders to plan, organize and implement programmes and activities for the,
DPI’s beneficiaries and conduct needs and outcome assessment to measure and
enhance programme relevance and effectiveness to bring about quality service
and standards.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Monitor
and supervise implementation of donor grant activities

·       
Compile
and publish monthly donor updates

·       
Monitor,
compile quarterly trend analysis

·       
Track
approved budgets vs expenses

·       
Draft an
activity implementation matrix

·       
Compose
and supervise the procurement committee

·       
Schedule
weekly staff meetings and follow up on action points

·       
Conduct
monitoring and evaluation surveys with beneficiaries for projects and the overall
services of DPI

·       
Schedule
monthly brainstorming sessions for cutting edge innovations

·       
Represent
DPI at assigned partner meetings/conferences

·       
Fundraising
and proposal writing

·       
Periodic
progressive reports to management

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Degree in Social Service / Social Work or related degree
and further studies in program/project management.

·       
At least
five years of relevant professional experience in programme or project
administration, technical cooperation or related area is required.

·       
Experience
in working with a non-Government organizations (NGOs) is desirable.

·       
Ability
to plan, organize, execute and facilitate programmes and activities

·       
Ability
to engage stakeholders and partners to bring in programmes to meet the needs of
the HRDs

·       
Keen
interest in fairness, justice and human rights

·       
Strong
interpersonal and communication skills

·       
Creative,
resourceful and (self-driven)

·       
Able to
make presentations and write reports

 

NB: Women are
encouraged to apply

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should provide their cover letter addressed
to the Program Coordinator at Defenders Protection Initiative and their CV.
Please send application details to recruit@defendersprotection.org

 

Applications will be
reviewed as they arrive, so we encourage you to submit your application as soon
as possible. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

Deadline: Wednesday, 9th December 2020 by 5:00pm

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