Director of Programs

at Mercy Corps
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted April 13, 2021
Category Management
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

Director of Programs - Kampala, Uganda
Organization Mercy Corps

Closing date 30 Apr 2021
Program / Department Summary
Mercy Corps has been present in Uganda since 2006, focusing its interventions on economic and agricultural development, food security and nutrition, governance, conflict management and humanitarian response. With funding from USAID, DFID, private individuals and private foundations including MasterCard, Mercy Corps has been able to work together with communities in Uganda to respond to the needs of our target population, which is focused on youth, adolescent girls and rural poor.

Responsibilities
strategy and Vision
Support Country Director to communicate a clear vision of present and future program goals of Mercy Corps Uganda to team members and stakeholders that translates into concrete programs and work plans.
Support countrywide program strategy development and prioritize and organize actions and resources to achieve objectives set through those processes
Set direction by prioritizing and organizing actions & resources to achieve objectives and contribute to the country strategy, including through fundraising.

Responsibilities
strategy and Vision
Support Country Director to communicate a clear vision of present and future program goals of Mercy Corps Uganda to team members and stakeholders that translates into concrete programs and work plans.
Support countrywide program strategy development and prioritize and organize actions and resources to achieve objectives set through those processes
Set direction by prioritizing and organizing actions & resources to achieve objectives and contribute to the country strategy, including through fundraising.

Knowledge and Experience
A Masters Degree or equivalent in management, international development, economics or other relevant field.
A Bachelors or equivalent in social sciences, management, development or other relevant field.
Over ten years of senior-level leadership and management experience in large and complex programs.