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Program Manager, Education & Youth Empowerment

Closing: Sep 11, 2022

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Published: Aug 30, 2022 (28 days ago)

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Job purpose

The Program Manager Education and Youth empowerment provides strategic leadership, direction and management of the Education and youth empowerment program of BRAC Uganda; including ensuring that the program has a strategy, an annual operating plan (AOP) and quality activity implementation according to the vision, mission, values, policies, protocols and standards of BRAC to build a sustainable Education and youth development program operation. S/he is expected to work closely with the Project Coordinators to fulfill the duties of this position, in addition to building connections with local, regional and national partners, and skilled professionals with an eye towards future collaboration to initiate new projects in the.

Educational Requirements

• Master’s degree in Education/ Social sciences/ Development studies / in a related field.

• A Post graduate qualification in relevant field such as project planning and Management/ Monitoring and Evaluation/ Education planning and Management is an added advantage.

Experience Requirements

At least 5 years’ work experience in an education & youth empowerment related field, 3 of which should be in a managerial role in the development sector or with INGOs & Multilaterals.


Responsibilities


Job purpose

The Program Manager Education and Youth empowerment provides strategic leadership, direction and management of the Education and youth empowerment program of BRAC Uganda; including ensuring that the program has a strategy, an annual operating plan (AOP) and quality activity implementation according to the vision, mission, values, policies, protocols and standards of BRAC to build a sustainable Education and youth development program operation. S/he is expected to work closely with the Project Coordinators to fulfill the duties of this position, in addition to building connections with local, regional and national partners, and skilled professionals with an eye towards future collaboration to initiate new projects in the.

Educational Requirements

• Master’s degree in Education/ Social sciences/ Development studies / in a related field.

• A Post graduate qualification in relevant field such as project planning and Management/ Monitoring and Evaluation/ Education planning and Management is an added advantage.

Experience Requirements

At least 5 years’ work experience in an education & youth empowerment related field, 3 of which should be in a managerial role in the development sector or with INGOs & Multilaterals.



Responsibilities

• Strategic and quality planning, development and management of the Education and Youth empowerment program with adherence to the monitoring system.

• Ensure financial viability of the Education and youth empowerment program, strategic partnerships and resource mobilization as well as compliance to the audit guidelines.

• Boost knowledge management, communication and visibility of the Education and youth empowerment program.

• Attract, build and manage highly motivated, competent and result oriented staff and leaders for effective delivery in the education and youth empowerment program Manage the implementation of BRAC policies including an effective safeguarding policy Any other duties as may be assigned by your supervisor



Safeguarding responsibilities:

• Ensure the safety of team members from any harm, abuse, neglect, harassment and exploitation to achieve the program’s goals on safeguarding implementation

• Act as a key source of support, guidance and expertise on safeguarding for establishing a safe working environment

• Practice, promote and endorse the issues of safeguarding policy among team members and ensure the implementation of safeguarding standards in every course of action

• Follow the safeguarding reporting procedure in case any reportable incident takes place and encourage others to do the same



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