SOS Children’s Villages Job Vacancy for Family Stregthening Programme Coordinator

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Job Vacancy Opened at SOS Children’s Villages | How to Apply.

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Details of SOS Children’s Villages Vacancy Positions & How to Apply.

About us:

SOS Children’s Villages is an independent, locally registered, child-focused, social development non- governmental organization with a strong reputation for providing quality care and protection, education and health needs for vulnerable children. Since its inception in 1991, SOS CV Uganda has reached over 60,000 children, youths and adults directly and indirectly to become empowered and self-reliant to contribute significantly to the needs of their families and communities. Works in partnership with a number of donors, (institutional and corporate agencies) including; Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD), Austrian Development Agency (ADA), Grieg Foundation, ERIKS Development Partner, USAID/Bantwana World Education, AVIS Foundation, Brand Charity, USAID/Uganda Private Health Support Program (UPHSP), Terre des Hommes (TDH), Stanbic Bank Uganda, DHL – Go Teach, Madhvani Group of Companies.

Job Summary: The Programme Director (PD) provides strategic leadership to Family-Like Care (FLC) andFamily Strengthening (FS) programmes by ensuring the organisation delivers on its strategic

goals to work with the most vulnerable children and families. Works collaboratively with the

National Program Development Advisor and National Office Department Heads, to

harmonize programmes at the location including Family-like Care, Family Strengthening

Programmes, Schools and Medical Centre in order to achieve the highest level of quality

service delivery. As a member of the Senior Management Team, the PD provides valuable

input in to SOS CV strategy and attainment of objectives attainment.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

Leadership, Programme Management and Planning

  • Drive forward the FLC and FS programme strategy that embodies the values, vision, mission and objectives of SOS and ensure it is being delivered in all areas of the programme locations’ work.
  • Ensure that robust systems of planning and delivering projects are in place and implemented, from design and inception to delivery and evaluation.
  • Demonstrate inspiring leadership in promoting the values, the vision, mission and goal of FLC and FS programme and in the implementation of the National Office Strategy at location-level in line with SOS CV National Office Strategic plan, Policies, Standards and procedures.

Performance Management, Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E)

  • Ensure there is a shared understanding of, and drive towards, excellence within all areas of the programmes and that the service quality improvement priorities and actions are reviewed and implemented across the Programme Location.
  • Focus on quality in every area of the work by effectively managing internal performance systems such as M&E Assist and F&A Assist and individual annual performance reviews in accordance SOS policies, standards, procedures and practices.
  • Provides technical lead for quality M & E system design, including tools and methods, appropriate to scope, context and technical requirements of FLC and FS programmes
  • Conduct bi -annual and annual appraisals based on personal objectives and agree on SMART targets for each line report
  • Facilitate monthly monitoring meetings to discuss progress against objectives and targets with each line report, reviewing areas of success and weakness or areas requiring further support and training, and make appropriate recommendations to the National Director.
  • Conduct impact assessment of programmes annually.

Financial and Grants Management

  • Ensure Finance Policy is adhered to and the Head of Finance (HoF) is supported to hold all staff accountable for expenditure and financial reporting for programme location.
  • In conjunction with HoF, ensure that there is a robust internal control environment, including sound policies and procedures that safeguard staff and the assets of the organization and funding partners, and that improve the effectiveness and the efficiency of the organization.
  • Ensure that established policies and procedures on finance, and programmes are understood by staff, implemented and regularly reviewed
  • Develops and monitors grant agreements and sub-agreements with project partners.

Building and Nurturing Partnerships

  • Build and maintain essential relationships with the community, Government and local authorities to develop appropriate partnerships and networks.
  • Maintain relationships with current and potential funding sponsors and networks with other NGOs dealing with children to create a network for peer-learning and experience-sharing.
  • Participate in community activities / forums dealing with issues affecting children and advocates children’s rights
  • Develops a mechanism to obtain feedback on SOS programmes from partners and community and makes recommendations to the ND for corrective action.
  • Represents the National Director at meetings, conferences and other networking opportunities within the area of operation

Human Resource Management and Administration (20%)

  • Ensure SOS is a healthy and safe environment and that it is fully staffed with properly trained and skilled members of staff who are supported to achieve the best they can for the participants and the organization as a whole.
  • Ensures that staff adhere to HR policies, Code of Conduct, Employment Act, Child Protection Policy and other SOS guidelines.
  • Support the ND to review and implement the Staff Development Policy to support focused and dedicated staff
  • Ensure all key HR and Administration policies and procedures such as Child Protection Policy, Conditions of Service are living documents that are clearly reflected in the day to day work of the organization, are understood by staff, implemented and regularly reviewed with the approval of National Director.
  • Ensure internal employee wellbeing is reviewed and supported throughout all FLC and FS work and activities.
  • Establish, develop and maintain excellent working relationships with key stakeholders identified in the FLC and FS programme delivery strategy in the location.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelors degree in Social Work and Social Administration, Social sciences /Development Studies/Education.
  • A relevant postgraduate qualification in Sociology, Management, Public Administration and other relevant social science streams will be an added advantage
  • At least 7 years of relevant work experience with an international NGO, in a similar role or related role out of which three years must be at senior management level.
  • Knowledge of good development approaches including the rights based approach and empowerment approach to development
  • Knowledge: M&E, PCM, proposal development, planning, budgeting, education, child rights, advocacy, public relations
  • Demonstrable track record of success with program design, performance management, budgeting, learning systems and monitoring & evaluation.
  • Familiarity with project planning, financial management, program monitoring, report writing, and identifying fundable projects.
  • Strong relationship management skills with ability to influence partners and stakeholders.
  • Exceptional ability to communicate consistently, clearly and effectively with a range of stakeholders;
  • Ability to meet deadlines and deliver required results in a timely and quality manner
  • Strong computer skills (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, MS Power Point, MS Project, SPSS).

How to Apply

All interested and qualified candidates please send your application letter, detailed curriculum vitae (CV) and photocopies of academic certificates, and names, emails and contact details of three traceable referees to :

The Head Human Resource and Administration

SOS Children’s Villages Uganda,

Plot 53 Ntinda II Road


Electronic Applications must be sent as one Single PDF Document not exceeding eight pages and the position title as the subject to: [email protected]

Applications that are late, do not have CV or certificates or exceeds eight pages or electronically submitted as images will be disqualified.

Deadline: 20th December 2019.

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