Component Manager

at World Vision
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted July 6, 2020
Category Training and Consultancy
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

Component Manager, SUPREME Programme - West Nile, Uganda

osition: Component Manager, SUPREME Programme

Report to: SUPREME Programme Manager

Location: West Nile, Uganda

Purpose of the position:

To manage the programme teams, ensure technical oversight and delivery of the different programme components, prepares work plans and budgets, guidelines and supervises field teams, procurement, internal reporting, external liaison etc. The Component Manager works closely with leadership structures of both refugees and host communities (District agricultural offices, Community development officers, LC, RWC, religious and traditional leaders) in regard to livelihoods. The Component Manager under the direct supervision of the Programme Manager, will ensure that activities are approved, implemented, monitored and reported according to agreed project plans in line with the donor and World Vision Uganda (WVU) policies. Will be directly involved in the implementation of project activities will be based in Obongi district.

Major Responsibilities:

Project Implementation and sustainability:

Implements activities as described in the programme proposal based on WVU country policy

Take lead in project planning, budgeting, and implementation and monitoring of progress in line with donor requirements.

Responsible for financial cash flow planning and expenditure monitoring, approval of expenditures and related cost allocations, on the basis of approved project budgets.

Human Resource Management (at individual- and team level) for all staff and volunteers under the Programme.

Supervision and periodical evaluation of the performance of the staff members of the programme Team.

Maintaining effective coordination and working relations with donors and other relevant stakeholders at field level.

Community engagement and advocacy:

Take overall lead in the coordination of field livelihood level activities

Develop farmer's capacity to improve production and productivity of selected enterprises of desired quality by the market through demonstrations to farmer's

Mobilize and facilitate the engagements of stakeholders during planning and development meetings, workshops and other fora.

Coordinate partners in implementation of agreed action plans.

Ensure integration of project with other ongoing Resilience

Skills

Good Climate Smart Agriculture, Entrepreneurship, micro finance and strong agribusiness skills

Capacity/potential in leadership, relationship management/networking, and coordination.

Good interpersonal skills, strong communication skills, both verbal and written in English. Ability to communicate in applicable local language(s) is an added advantage.

Proven conceptual & analytical skills, ability to take an evidence-based approach to programme design.

Proven facilitation skills.

Track record of success in grant fundraising, including donor relations and proposal writing.

Team player, Self-motivator, able to work with limited supervision;

Track record demonstrating high integrity, innovativeness, creativity, reliability and dependable

Spiritual maturity, interfaith knowledge and a biblical worldview – ability to articulate and model our Christian identity and mission in an inclusive way.

Ensure a gender perspective in the scope of work and have passion for children.

Experience Requirements

Minimum of 5 years’ experience in field-based programme management roles in Resilience & Livelihoods sector
Experience with relevant technical models such as Village Savings & Loans, Local Value Chain Development and Ultra-Poor Graduation Model.

Experience in Monitoring & Evaluation.

At least three years’ experience working with vulnerable communities and familiarity with humanitarian programming and implementation

Experience in community work and engagement Agricultural, Economic Development and Livelihood is and added advantage

Education Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture, Agri Business or other relevant field is a requirement (post-graduate degree in related fields is an advantage).

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