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WASH Programme Manager Kampala

Posted by Water For People International Private Central
  • Company: Water For People International
  • Experience: 5 - 10 yers
  • Studies: Master
  • Category: Management - Executive - Director
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary: Over 100.000 / month (USh)
Job Summary: The Programme Manager will be responsible for managing all technical aspects of the Program, including participation to the Country’s strategic plans.The incumbent will provide the necessary support to program staff to ensure that program objectives are achieved in due time.Key Duties and Responsibilities: 1. Participation in Strategic and operational Planning:Work with Country Program staff to develop country strategic plans in line with Water For People’s overall strategy and policy objectivesActively contribute to Water For People’s overall program and policy discussionsDevelop rural household and school sanitation strategic planInitiate annual operating plans in line with pre-allocated budget2. Partnerships:Entertain relationships with sector role players at the national and local level.Strengthen relationships with partner organizations, the local private sector and NGOs supporting WASH.Work with the team to identify partners/consultants who can contribute to capacity building of staff and partners to ensure sustainability of supported WASH services3. Supervisory Duties:Oversee the management of Water For People’s program officers under his/her supervision including orientation and mentoringDevelop the capacity of Water For People staff and partners to document their experience for learning and advocacy purposesWorking alongside local Business Development Service Providers (BDS) in developing sanitation businesses in Everyone Forever District.4. Advocacy and Learning:Work closely with the partners to develop program work that contributes to Water For People’s learning and advocacy agendasPromote a learning environment among Water For People’s partners and staffContribute to organizational learning by preparing and disseminating data, lessons learned, good practices and statistics to Water For People staff.5. Fundraising: Identify in country funding opportunities and support proposal development with the Country Director and Regional Manager to develop proposals.6. Monitoring and Evaluation:Work with the monitoring officer to develop a system for monitoring implementation of projects.Track delivery against Water For People’s goals and objectives.Work with the monitoring officer to analyze data collected under the monitoring framework for assessment of progress and areas for improvement7. Reporting:Update and maintain the program reporting calendarPrepare concise bi-annual reports and produce a synthetic and analytical progress report to guide management decision-makingMaintain grant reporting schedulesMonitor donor pledge payments and ensure that funds are received in8. Communication:Manage internal and external communicationsManage in-country donor relationships and communication with in-country donorsManage communication with funder relationship managers in Denver, regarding reporting deadlines and project extensionsFollow up with Water For People staff to ensure internal deadlines are met.Perform any other duties as assigned.Qualifications, Skills and Experience: The candidate should possess a Master’s degree in Environmental Health Sciences, Hydraulics, Civil Engineering, Development, Water Resources or any related fields. Masters in Business Administration will be an added advantageA minimum of five (5) years’ experience in a similar positionA minimum of five to ten years’ experience in project and personnel management.Possess a good understanding of community level water and sanitation development, with at least five (7-10) years’ experienceThe candidate must be a strategic thinker with well-developed planning skillsPast exposure and experience in Tracking Budget Expenses and Grants ManagementPrior experience in Staff Supervision and Performance ManagementPast fundraising and proposal writing experiencePrevious experience in budget development and operations management.Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication and organizational skillsGood problem solving skills.Self-starter and ability to undertake any tasks without intensive supervision.Possess the ability to analyze and organize data and communicate results effectivelyAbility to work both independently and as part of a collaborative team effortWell-developed written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
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