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Deputy Director of Programs
Job Title: Deputy Director of Programs
Location: Kampala, Uganda
Company: IRC
Job Summary: IRC is seeking a short-term Deputy Director of Programs.
Job Description: The International Rescue Committee Uganda currently seeks a short term Deputy Director of Programs, based in Kampala. The position will lead the program and grants unit with leadership in the areas of strategic programming and planning, ensuring program quality, promoting strategic growth and strong external and internal representation and advocacy. S/he must be able to motivate and lead a diverse staff as well as effectively manage programs, partnerships and budgets. The position will report to the Country Director.
Requirements: Six to eight years of experience, preferably in relief/development work with management and supervisory responsibilities in program, administration at senior management level Direct experience in building the capacity of national NGOs and working with local partners including a clear understanding of NGO capacity building Experience working with and coordinating with donors including EU, ECHO, foundation donors, UN, DFID, USAID etc. and knowledge of specific donor guidelines and priorities. Demonstrated excellence in proposal and report development and writing Demonstrated excellence in human resource management, particularly in a multi-cultural environment, including techniques for staff development, training, motivation, and discipline Demonstrated excellence in multi-tasking, time management, and flexibility Demonstrated skills and experience working within INGO finance, security and operational frameworks Knowledge of best practices in project design, implementation and community participation techniques The ability to take the initiative and proven ability to work creatively, innovatively and effectively to make decisions with limited direct supervision Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet software programs Masters degree in relevant field (Development Studies, Social Sciences, International Relations, etc)
How to apply: Please apply online: http://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=IRC&cws=1&rid=14824
Closing Date:
Additional information: IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
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