Program Manager NGO Jobs – Iles de Paix

Job Title:   Program Manager   

Organisation: Iles de Paix

Duty Station:  Fort Portal, Uganda


About US:

Iles de Paix is a Belgian non-government and non-profit organization dedicated to promoting sustainable development. Iles de Paix has an office in Uganda, Fort Portal and runs programs in Kabarole and Kamwenge districts. More info about Iles de Paix can be found on


Job Summary:  Iles de paix is currently looking for an experienced Program Manager to coordinate programs who will provide strategic guidance and oversee the progress of operations.


The ideal candidate will be an excellent leader and has proven experience in managing teams to produce results in a timely manner. HE/SHE is able to develop efficient strategies and methods to ensure that all programs deliver the desirable outcome to our organization in time. The duration of the contract will include a 6 months probation period, and will be extendable to an open ended contract.  The duty station is Fort Portal with frequent trips to the intervention area (up to 40% of time). Iles de Paix offers an attractive salary package including health insurance and others.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Organize and monitor inter-connected projects,
  • Provide hands on capacity support for partners and their dedicated teams,
  • Fine tune and operationalize suitable strategies and oversee the technical aspects of the current and future programs,
  • Lead and evaluate project managers and other staff,
  • Develop and control deadlines, budgets and activities,
  • Apply change, risk and resource management,
  • Reports to the country director and supports him in different tasks, such as representation of IDP, preparation of proposals, formulation of MnE frameworks, …


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • University-level degree; post-graduate or master’s degree in relevant field (agriculture) will be an added advantage,
  • At least five years of proven experience as a Program Manager or other managerial position,
  • Thorough understanding of project/program management techniques and methods,
  • Excellent Knowledge of performance evaluation and change management principles,
  • Affinity with Agro ecology and sustainable food systems approach,
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office,
  • Outstanding leadership and organizational skills,
  • Excellent communication skills,
  • Excellent problem-solving ability.
  • Committed to “Iles de Paix” values and vision of development, honest and highly motivated.


How to Apply:

All interested candidates are invited to send their application electronically to the following address:

Put the following subject in your message: Application: PM @ Iles de Paix


Please include as attachment:

  • A cover letter indicating how minimum qualifications are met and why you are the best candidate for the position;
  • A detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) with 3 referees from previous employers or direct supervisors;


Please do not send additional attachments or copies (i.e. academic transcripts or professional certificates) at this time. Electronic applications should not exceed 2MB.


This is an immediate opening so no applications will be accepted after this date. No phone calls or in-person applications will be accepted.


Deadline: 6th February 2023


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Date Posted 2023-01-20
Valid Through 2023-03-06
Hiring Organization Iles de Paix
Job Location , , Fort Portal, 0256, Uganda