Head of Programme Development & Quality

at Plan International
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted June 21, 2022
Category Management
Currency UGX


Develop and encourage talent through on-going staff development, succession planning, career management; proactively address poor performance through timely constructive feedback, coaching and appropriate corrective action

Foster an inclusive environment by implementation of policies and ways-of-working that provide for diversity and equal opportunities and utilisation of a leadership style that will drive employee engagement

Ensure that staff are managed in accordance with good HR management practice and provided with a safe and conducive working environment; includes ensuring that all legal and statutory obligations are fulfilled

KRA 7: Safeguarding and Gender Equality & Inclusion

Ensure that Plan International’s global policies for Safeguarding Children and Young People and Gender Equality and Inclusion are fully embedded in accordance with the principles and requirements of the policy including relevant Implementation Standards and Guidelines as applicable to their area of responsibility. This includes, but is not limited to ensuring staff and associates are aware of and understand their responsibilities under these policies and Plan International’s Code of Conduct (CoC), their relevance to their area of work, and that concerns are reported and managed in accordance with the appropriate procedures.


A master’s degree, preferably in development, from a recognized university

10-15 years of experience (including international) in managing development programmes, preferably with a disaster response component, with large and complex budgets

Leadership Competencies

Myself as a Leader

Uses own behaviour to role model the culture change we need, upholding our values and accelerating progress towards gender equality inside PIU, with our partners and in wider society; effectively manages strategic change initiatives.

Lasting Impact

Develops and communicates an ambitious vision for enhancing impact, or contributing towards organisational effectiveness; makes timely decisions, even in uncertainty and when information is imperfect.

Open & Accountable

Works constructively with the wider Plan International global organisation, our governance structures, partners and stakeholders; optimises the deployment of resources (people, finances, assets) to achieve the best progress and long term impact.

Work Well Together

Builds strategic relationships with key leaders, experts and stakeholders across Plan International and externally; navigating political and power interests and negotiating positive outcomes.

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