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Program Director

The Water Trust

This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted March 6, 2022.

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# Job Description

The Program Director will lead the program design and implementation of
innovative, sustainable WASH programs to support poor rural communities.
Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Program Director will
participate in the Senior Management Team SMT and manage directly a WASH
social team manager, WASH technical team manager, and monitoring and
evaluation officer. As part of the SMT, the Program Director will contribute
to the organization’s long-term program development strategy. As the head of
the program team, the Program Director will lead his or her team to
effectively design and implement programs to advance that strategy, mobilize
funds for future programs, and represent the organization at national and
international events. The ideal candidate will have strong skills in
facilitating participatory, data-driven program design processes and expertise
in leveraging savings groups to help communities improve their lives through
WASH or other rural development sectors, such as agriculture.

• Program: lead and mentor program managers to effectively manage projects
and teams, ensuring quality implementation and reporting.
• Program innovation: leverage community-level insights with peer learning and
academic research to develop innovative new pilots to find new ways to deepen
• Representation: proactively build relationships in NGO sector, build
visibility of The Water Trust’s innovations and capabilities, and grow new and
existing relationships to help scale our self-help group model and fund new
• Leadership: contribute to the organization’s strategy and support the COO in
organizational development to support a high-performance work environment
where staff are engaged and supported to develop as professionals.

Knowledge and Experience
• Ugandan Country National strongly preferred.
• Master’s degree in related field strongly preferred.
• 10-20 years of experience in Uganda, including at least five years of
experience in a leadership position in a high-performing development
organization of a similar size, or in a regional leadership position of a
larger INGO.
• Experience and expertise related to savings groups, behavior change
programming, and rural development required.
• Experience in WASH strongly preferred.
• Experience collaborating with government and international agencies in
developing NGO-government partnerships strongly preferred.
• Experience facilitating participatory program design processes and
collaborating with academic researchers strongly preferred.
• Demonstrated ability to successfully plan and manage the implementation of
large multilateral grants.
• Strong interpersonal and cross-cultural communication skills, and an ability
to communicate across functional areas and cultural contexts.
• Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills.
• Strong analysis, writing, and presentation skills.
• Demonstrated ability to manage results and develop a high performing team.
• Ability and willingness to travel to rural communities, at times with
availability of only very basic amenities.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.
• Desirable: speaks one or more of the following languages: Swahili, Runyoro,
Luo, Iteso, Lugbara, Lugisu.

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**Closing Date** : 14th March. 2022

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