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Head of Programs

War Child Canada (WCC)

This is a Full-time position in Adjumani posted December 22, 2021.

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# Job Description

War Child Canada WCC is a registered Canadian charity and operating in the
Middle East and South Asia regions Afghanistan, Iraq, and Jordan and Sub-
Saharan Africa Sudan, South Sudan, Democratic Republic of Congo, and Uganda.
Our Vision is to accelerate peace by disrupting the cycle of violence with
mission to drive generational change for the hardest hit by investing in the
power of local communities.

We are globally recognized leaders in creating and implementing comprehensive
programs for children living with war and violence. Our entire model of
humanitarian action is rooted in collaboration. It is locally driven and
locally led. We embrace the complexity of transformational change. Our
programs foster resilience, self-reliance, and self-determination, and their
impacts are felt over generations, and we shake up outdated concepts of
charity and aid which deepen global inequalities and exacerbate poverty and
violence.

Currently, WCC is implementing Education and Protection/Access to justice
programs for refugees and host communities in Adjumani and Isingiro districts
and expanding to additional six refugee hosting districts. To fulfil this
dream, War Child Canada is currently seeking for energetic, qualified
individuals to fill the following position:

Position Title: Head of Programs
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda, with regular field travel
Contract: 24 months, Renewable
Reports to: Country Director
Management Responsibility: Program Team with direct line management of Project
Managers/Project Directors, Education and Access to Justice Coordinators and
the Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning MEAL Manager
Key Relationships: Head of Finance and Operations, Country MEAL Manager

Position summary
The Head of Program is a senior staff within WCC and a member of the Senior
Management Team SMT. To ensure effective management of programs and to
support scale up, the Head of Programs will provide oversight and strategic
leadership in the design, development, implementation, monitoring and
evaluation of WCC programs in Uganda. Working closely with the Country
Director, the job holder will actively contribute to the implementation of the
Country Strategic Plan and development with emphasis on overall quality
programming and increased program funding.

Responsibilities
• Program strategy, Direction, and Implementation: Working closely with the
Country Director and SMT; the job holder will provide leadership, oversight
and guidance on program strategy, direction and implementation 40%
• Program design and development: Will provide leadership in the rollout and
use of WCC’s Program Framework, and strengthen the organizational capacity to
effectively design and implement programs 30%
• Institutional Fund Development: Develop and support institutional
fundraising in accordance with WCC’s program framework and actively develop
and maintain positive relationships with other INGOs and local partners in
Uganda 25%
• People Management: Be responsible for performance-based management and
capacity development of WCC Uganda program teams and ensure the programme has
adequate staffing levels by continually identifying gaps and developing plans
and/or requests to support in addressing them 15%

Requirements:
Skills, Knowledge and Experience:
Essential:
• Post graduate degree in International Development, International Relations,
Rural Development, Development studies or equivalent demonstrable experience
in relevant fields.
• A minimum of Seven years’ experience as Head of Programs HoP or similar
senior level position, including management and development of country
programs.
Desirable:
• Proven ability to develop and manage quality programs, in one or more of
WCC’s three global program pillar areas of Education, Livelihoods and Access
to Justice, including proposal writing and budget preparation.
• Qualifications in Project Planning and Management
• Good understanding of security and risk management.

Salary and Benefits
Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Benefits
include medical insurance cover as per War Child Canada Uganda contractual
standards.

Job application procedure
Submit a curriculum vitae of not more than 5 pages with an accompanying cover
letter as one document
To: [email protected]
OR:
War Child Canada Plot 1006,
Kironde Road Muyenga, Kampala

War Child Canada is committed to providing a work environment in which all
individuals are treated with respect and dignity.
Final candidates will be vetted in accordance with War Child Canada’s Child
Safeguarding Policy, including appropriate reference and security checks.
Only those applicants selected for interview will be notified. For more
information about War Child Canada, please visit www.warchild.ca
https://www.warchild.ca .

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* **Company:** [ War Child Canada WCC ]
* **Location:** Uganda
* **State:** [ Uganda ]https://jobwebuganda.com/job-location/uganda/
* **Job type:** Full-Time
* **Job category:** [ NGO Jobs in Uganda ]https://jobwebuganda.com/job-category/ngo-jobs-in-uganda/

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