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Programme Manager: Matrix Development Consultants and Mashariki Consulting Network Jobs in Uganda

Matrix Development Consultants and the Mashariki Consulting Network are looking for an experienced Programme Manager/Team leader for long-term Technical Assistance in the field of good governance in Uganda.Location: Kampala, Uganda

Commencement date: 1 September 2010

Period of implementation: 36 months with possibility of maximum 12 months extension.

Purpose: The purpose of this contract is to recruit two Technical Assistants (Programme Manager and Financial Manager) to provide:

· Efficient operational and financial management of the Programme and more specifically of the functioning of the Programme Management Unit in accordance with the relevant 10th EDF rules and procedures.
· Achievement of the key programme results under its democratic accountability and social accountability component.

Required profile - Key expert 1 / Team leader - Programme Manager

Qualifications and Skills

· Post graduate degree in development, social sciences, human rights and law or other relevant field.
· Proven team management and communication skills
· Fluent in English (spoken and written), with other languages used in Uganda are of advantage.

General professional experience

· At least 10 years of professional experience, with a minimum of 6 years subject-related work experience in a leading position.
· Expertise in technical and financial programme management, preferably related to development cooperation (e.g. community development, civil society capacity bulding, human rights and good governance, decentralisation, civic education)

Specific professional experience

· Experience in designing and managing capacity building programmes in relation to broadly defined Human Rights and Good Governance.
· Knowledge of Human Rights and JLOS structures and operations as well as policies of Government in Uganda in the areas relevant for the Programme.
· Experience in working on projects similar to the relevant one, preferably in Sub-Saharan Africa.
· Experience in grants management and management of call for proposals (CfP) under the EDF rules.
· Experience in managing EU funded programmes, with knowledge of EC procedures (Procurement, Programme Estimates etc.) and EDF rules.
· Experience in dealing with multi-sectoral institutions

Application instructions:

Applications and current CVs should be submitted to consultants @ by March 03, 2010Appointment to this position is dependent on award of tender

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