Program Area Manager

Food for the Hungry

Food for the Hungry is a Christian international relief, development, and advocacy organization with operations in more than 20 countries. Food for the Hungry was founded in 1971 by Dr. Larry Ward

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Vacancy title:Program Area Manager

Deadline of this Job:30 September 2021  

JOB DETAILS:
Food for the Hungry (FH/U) is a Christian international relief and development organization that has been working in Uganda since 1989. FH is currently operating programs in Asia, Latin America, and Africa with support offices in the UK, Canada, Switzerland, United States of America, and Japan. FH's primary goal is to end all forms of poverty World-wide. In Uganda, FH is operational in the Districts of Adjumani, Kitgum, Lamwo, Kween, Mbale, Namutumba, and Amudat Districts implementing programs in four main sectors of Education; Food Security and Livelihoods; Health/Nutrition and Disaster Risk Reduction, with the Head office located in Kampala.
FH/Uganda is actively seeking for qualified candidates committed to its Heartbeat and Corporate Strategy to fill the career openings of on a rolling basis;

Job Title: Program Area Manager
Position Type: Full Time National Staff
Location: Lamwo
Reports to: Program Director
Contract Length: 2 years (Fixed/Renewal)
Start Date: 1st October 2021

Position Summary:
The Program Area Manager comprehensively manages and coordinates the technical - human, administrative, and financial) development, design, planning, implementation, and evaluation of the Child Focused Community Transformation (CFCT) Model, local implementation plan in the area, ensuring the integration of all sectors and the transformational development of churches, leaders, and families. The PAM role further involves the management of ALL grants operating in the cluster.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  •  Ensuring proper and timely project activity planning, budgeting, and execution based on the project's document and set detailed implementation plans (DIP) Key
  •  Liaison with Donor, Local Government Agencies, local NGOs, and Religious Organizations
  •  Program Administration/Finance
  • Personnel Management
  • Asset management and Stewardship
  •  Coordination, Monitoring, and reporting of project activities

Education & Experience

  • University degree in social works and social Administration, Agriculture, Project Planning and Management, Business Administration, or other related disciplines in humanities
  • A post graduate in project planning and management from a recognized institution.
  • A minimum of 5 years practical field experience in project management working with communities and children
  • Understand, respect, and practice the set of the organization's shared vision, mission, and values.
  •  Leadership style that will develop the team with the ability to train and mentor staff.

NOTE: Detailed Job descriptions can be accessed through ckisakye@fh.org Employment with FH offers an attractive package which includes; a good salary commensurate to one's role, a good medical insurance package for staff, and dependents, provident fund, GPA, and provision for other statutory requirements.
Safeguarding & Protection Clause: FH strives to provide an environment free from Sexual exploitation, abuse, harassment, and Fraud in all places where relief and development programs are implemented. FH holds a zero-tolerance policy against Sexual exploitation, abuse, harassment, and Fraud. FH expects its employees to maintain high ethical standards, protect organizational integrity and reputation, and ensure that FH work is carried out in honest and fair methods, in alignment with the FH Heartbeat, Anti -Fraud, Safeguarding, and associated policies. Violations to stated policies will be subject to corrective action up to and including termination of employment.
Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and may be subject to appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Food for the Hungry Safeguarding, Anti-Fraud & HR policy. In line with this we will request information from applicants' previous employers about any findings of fraud, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms their understanding of these recruitment procedures.
Disclaimer: It has come to our attention that several agencies or persons, are claiming to be acting on Food for the Hungry's (FH)behalf in recruiting or facilitating the recruitment of personnel. FH does not outsource its recruitment process to any organization or agency which, through website postings, mass e-mail messages, or otherwise claims to be doing recruitment on its behalf. FH does not solicit money for any part of its recruitment processes including short-listing, interviews, background, and/or medical check-ups. FH will not be responsible for such fraudulent correspondence or any loss of money or theft which may result from anyone engaging in any fraudulent recruitment activity.

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education: Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
FHU is an equal opportunity employer. All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by Clearly stating the position applied for in the Subject line and submitting only electronic copies in one pdf file not more than 25MB of an application letter, a detailed CV, contact telephone numbers, copies of relevant testimonials/certificates, names/contact details of three referees, addressed to:
The Human Resources Manager, Food for the Hungry Uganda Email: recruitment-fhuganda@fh.org not later than 17th September, 2021 at 4:30pm. Thursday 30th September 2021 at 4:30pm.

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