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Head of programs Job ar War Child

at War Child
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted September 11, 2019
Category Management
Currency UGX


Head of programs

Contract for 12 months

Organisation: War Child

War Child’s care system and international and global standards, the growth of educational competencies and capacity in the WCH ME countries and the alignment of global and country specific strategies. This includes a focus on War Child’s core intervention programming, through technical support, contributing to the development of regional and country strategies and programs, competency building (structured learning, coaching), and surge capacity for emergencies.


Provide technical support and quality assurance, lead education competency building in the region
Develop country programs’ expertise to design, monitor and implement evidence-based education programming and projects
Provide support and coordinate country teams’ resources linked to the quality implementation of key educational approaches, methodologies and strategies
Guide the strategic thinking on education in the region in cooperation with the CRs, reflecting it in regional and country strategies, policies and guidance


Excellent understanding of M&E processes and methodologies relevant for Education
Extensive experience of competency and capacity development, including facilitating learning, coaching and supporting learning across multiple stakeholders
Fluency in English; Fluency in Arabic is desirable
Strong facilitation and negotiation skills
Problem-solving and result oriented mentality
Fully support War Child’s mandate and mission.

Experience Requirements

Experience of preparing concept notes and proposals for fundraising

Education Requirements

Higher Education in Social Sciences, International Development or related fields