Uganda: Programme Manager-Empowerment & Livelihood for Adolescent (ELA)

Organization: BRAC
Country: Uganda
Closing date: 30 May 2018

Career with BRAC International

BRAC is a development success story, spreading anti-poverty solutions born in Bangladesh to 10 other developing countries in Asia and Africa, making it a global leader in providing opportunities for the world’s poor.

BRAC was founded in Bangladesh in 1972 by Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, and is today one of the top leaders in developing cost-effective, evidence-based poverty innovations in extremely poor, fragile and post-disaster settings. BRAC started its first programme outside of Bangladesh in Afghanistan in 2002through the Stichting BRAC International, which is registered in the Netherlands. BRAC International is currently reaching over 19 million people beyond Bangladesh and creating opportunities to break the cycle of poverty.

With a holistic approach that uses a wide array of interventions including microfinance, education, healthcare, legal services and more, BRAC invests in communities’ own human and material resources, catalyzing lasting change and creating an ecosystem in which the poor have the chance to seize control of their own lives. Of the world’s top development and humanitarian relief organisations, BRAC is one of the few based in the global south. In January 2017, BRAC was ranked as the number one NGO in the world for the second consecutive year by the Geneva-based NGO Advisor, an independent media organization committed to highlighting innovation, impact and governance in the non-profit sector.

BRAC International is seeking application from competent, dynamic and self-motivated individuals to fill the following position:

Programme Manager Empowerment & Livelihood for Adolescent (ELA)

Job Location: Uganda Country Office

This position is responsible for ensure ELA programme sustainability, smooth and proper/quality programme implementation, liaise with different stakeholders at different levels that ensure active participation and ownership of the programme and on time and quality report delivery.

Key Responsibilities:

· Implement and follow up the programme as per different projects of ELA programme.

· Manage fund as per budget and ensure funding for expansion and new initiatives and ensure proper fund utilization and on time/quality reporting.

· Liaise with different stakeholders to include, govt. donors, and develop strategic partnership for sustainability of the programme.

· Develop staff through different trainings both managerial and field operations for good performance and better service delivery.

· Identify sector challenges and assess needs to develop appropriate interventions fitting the Uganda context

· Establish, coordinate and maintain good relationship with other BRAC programmes.

· Prepare and facilitate in preparing different reports and documents on program experiences and process, best practices and results.

Educational Requirements:

· Graduate degree in relevant studies

Required Competencies:

  • Project planning and management, experienced in adolescents child protection, development and gender related issues, People management

· Proposal development and grant management.

Experience Requirements:

· More than 7 years of experience in relevant field

Employment type: Contractual

Salary: Negotiable

How to apply:

If you feel you are the right match for the above mentioned position, please follow the application instructions accordingly:

External candidates need to apply online through careers.brac.net or email their CV with a letter of interest mentioning educational grades, years of experience, current and expected salary at recruitment.bi@brac.net

Internal candidates need to apply with their latest CV including all job assignments in detail with BRAC PIN and email to internal.bi@brac.net

Please mention the name of the position and AD# BI 029/18 in the subject bar.

Only complete applications will be accepted and short listed candidates will be contacted.

Application deadline: May 30, 2018

Women are encouraged to apply

BRAC is an equal opportunities employer

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