Program Manager job post at lles de Paix

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lles de Paix

lles de Paix

Job Description

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Education Level:
Bachelor Degree

Job Details

lles de Paix is a Belgian non-government and non-profit organization dedicated to promoting sustainable development. lles de Paix has an office in Uganda, Fort Portal and runs programs in Kabarole and Kamwenge districts. More info about lles de Paix can be found on

lles de paix is currently looking for an experienced Program Manager to coordinate programs who will provide strategic guidance and oversee the progress of operations.

The ideal candidate will be an excellent leader and has proven experience in managing teams to produce results in a timely manner. HE/SHE is able to develop efficient strategies and methods to ensure that all programs deliver the desirable outcome to our organization in time. The duration of the contract will include a 6 months’ probation period, and will be extendable to an open ended contract. The duty station is Fort Portal with frequent trips to the intervention area (up to 40% of time). lles de Paix offers an attractive salary package including health insurance and others.

Main responsibilities

• Organize and monitor inter-connected projects.

• Provide hands on capacity support for partners and their dedicated teams.

• Fine tune and operationalize suitable strategies and oversee the technical aspects of the current and future programs.

• Lead and evaluate project managers and other staff,

• Develop and control deadlines, budgets and activities,

• Apply change, risk and resource management,

• Reports to the country director and supports him in different tasks, such as representation of IDP, preparation of proposals, formulation of MnE frameworks.

Person Specification

• University-level degree; post-graduate or master’s degree in relevant field (agriculture) will be an added advantage,

• At least 5 year proven experience as a Program Manager or other managerial position.

• Thorough understanding of project/program management techniques and methods,

• Excellent Knowledge of performance evaluation and change management principles,

• Affinity with Agro ecology and sustainable food systems approach,

• Excellent knowledge of MS Office,

• Outstanding leadership and organizational skills.

• Excellent communication skills,

• Excellent problem-solving ability.

• Committed to “les de Paix” values and vision of development, honest and highly motivated.

Application Process

Interested candidates are invited to send their application electronically to the following address:

Put the following subject in your message: Application: PM @ lles de Paix

Please include as attachment:

1. Cover letter indicating how minimum qualifications are met and why you are the best candidate for the position;

2. A detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) with 3 referees from previous employers or direct supervisors:

Please do not send additional attachments or copies (i.e. academic transcripts or professional certificates at this time. Electronic applications should not exceed 2MB.

You may apply no later than 6th February 2023. This is an immediate opening so no applications will be accepted after this date. No phone cclls or in- person applications will be accepted.

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