Program Manager, Women and Leadership Program NGO Jobs – Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE)


Job Title:    Program Manager, Women and
Leadership Program

Organisation: Forum
for Women in Democracy (FOWODE)

Duty Station:  Kampala,


About US:

Forum for Women in
Democracy is a non-partisan women’s organization operating in Uganda with its
head office in Kampala. FOWODE grew out of the Women’s Caucus of the 1994 –
1995 Constituent Assembly (CA) that debated and passed the 1995 Constitution.
The organization’s mission is to promote gender equality in all areas of
decision making through capacity development, community empowerment, policy
engagement and strategic partnerships.


Job Summary:  The Program Manager, Women and Leadership
Program is of high impact as she heads one of FOWODE’s core programs. She is
mandated to think strategically and innovatively for the program and ensure
that the program remains highly visible and current at the national and local
level. In addition, the role requires the Director to be able to fundraise and
build partnerships for the program.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

strategic direction to the program.

fundraising opportunities for the program and together with the team raise
funds for the program.

in monitoring and evaluation of the programme activities and take appropriate
steps to ensure that the programme achieves satisfactory results.

innovations to propel the program and ensure that it remains current and

and implement a research and advocacy agenda for the program.

and maintain strategic partnerships for the program in particular and the
organization in general.

the timely development and submission of program narrative reports.

the program officers working in the program.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

ideal candidate must hold a Bachelors’ degree and /or Master’s degree in Social
Sciences, Law or Development Studies from a recognized University

Diploma or Certificate in program planning and management will be an added

years of working experience in a Non-governmental organization

years of related experience in program management

planning and management

analysis, research and advocacy skills and experience

in fundraising

thinking with conceptual and analytical skills

literacy with working knowledge of Microsoft word, excel, power point

knowledge and appreciation of women’s rights and gender


How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and submit their cover letters, a
detailed curriculum vitae and copies of relevant academic documents to:


Deadline: Friday, 26th February 2021 by 5.00pm.


NB: Please ensure
that your attachments do not exceed 5 MB. We do appreciate your interest to
work with FOWODE however, we regret that only shortlisted candidates will be


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