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Conservation Programme Manager- Uganda

  • Post-graduate education
  • Project, program management
  • Manager (team leader)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

WWF are currently looking for a Conservation Programme Manager to be based in Kampala.


Strategy and program development
  • Ensures that a Conservation Strategy relevant to national policies, constituencies, civil society aligned with the Global Program Framework, Global goals, Global practices and Africa Ecological features, is developed and implemented;

Program management
  • ls responsible for all aspects of project management, through program coordinators and their teams, by the appropriate application of support and advice;
  • Develops and maintains a monitoring and reporting system for projects that ensures the best practice in program management and that provides timely reports according to the formats and schedules of partners and WWF Network.

Freshwater role 
  • Hold the portfolio of the Freshwater Coordinator and develop the freshwater program till the substantive Freshwater Coordinator is hired.

External engagement  
  • Ensures strategic engagement with relevant international and national stakeholders on conservation and technical issues, including strong engagement on policy, advocacy and rights based approaches issues,

Staff management  
  • Ensures high-quality staffing of the WWF Uganda conservation program, based upon regular analyses of staffing needs (technical, financial, management, policy, lobbying/advocacy), monitoring staff performance, review of job descriptions for all positions, training, coaching and mentoring of qualified staff

  • Participates in Senior Management Team meetings and provides secretariat for the Country office support group, ill collaboration with the Country Director;

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Kampala
Area of work: Project, program management
Seniority: Manager (team leader)

Job Requirements

Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 10 years
Required skills: Stakeholder communication; Project monitoring and evaluation (M&E); Reporting; Business strategy; Programme management; Project implementation; Agriculture and natural resources
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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