Responsibility 1: Overall Project Management and technical direction to the core components of the project (30% of time)
· Drawing from the objectives and agreed upon activities in the project proposal, develop detailed yearly and quarterly implementation plans and related budgets;
· Ensure the detailed implementation Plan (DIP) is closely followed and monitored to ensure timely implementation of activities within available resources and immediately report any problems or deviations;
· Technically manage implementation of transformative activities to promote Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights for Out of School girls in all project sites.
Responsibility 2: Fundraising and Business Viability: Strategically contribute and where possible lead Resource mobilization opportunities (10%)
Responsibility 3: Program Quality and Learning (Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability) and Reporting (30%)
Responsibility 4: Team Leadership while paying attention to inclusivity and gender diversity (10%)
· Direct supervision of staff assigned to the project, which includes development of annual performance objectives and proactive management of staff performance.
· Handle day to day guidance and coaching, formal mid-term and annual performance reviews and support to staff to achieve personal and professional development objectives.
· Ongoing identification of staffing needs, recommend changes in staffing structure as needed and develop/adapt job descriptions as needed;
· Support direct reports in accountability and performance management including writing periodic reports on their tasks as well as consolidate reports for internal purposes and donor reports while ensuring that reports are a true reflection of implementation and show progress, challenges and lessons learnt;
· Promote Team work across the supervisees and ensure CARE’s non negotiables of management are well taken care of as follows:
- Promote equity and gender transformation in all forms of work.
- Safeguarding project beneficiaries from sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, as well as ensure CARE staff under supervision are aware, have been trained and have signed the code of conduct to uphold the safe guarding policy and are also protected by the same policy.
- Do no harm and have conflict sensitivity through all forms of work.
- Prevent child labour in the managed intervention.
- Practice a behavior that is consistent with CARE’s core values and promotion of gender equity and diversity goals.
- Play a leadership role in identifying and implementing initiatives that enhance CARE’s commitment to gender and diversity.
- Ensure that CARE Safeguarding policies and procedures are adhered to by all and the staff that s/he supervisors both directly or indirectly.
- Ensure that staff and related personnel under your jurisdiction are familiar with the following organizational policies and procedures and can identify when needed how these may have been breached: The CI Safeguarding Policy, Protection from Sexual Harassment, Exploitation and Abuse and Child Abuse, The anti-discrimination and harassment policy, The code of conduct and the organizations Values.
Responsibility 5: Strategic Positioning of CARE Uganda to internal and external stakeholders (5%)
- Stakeholder coordination meetings to harmonize activities with others.
- Other high profile events (e.g. national events) and networking opportunities.
- Taking opportunities to promote CARE in the communities where it operates, including displaying any promotional material as appropriate.
Responsibility 6: Any other duties (5%)
As appropriately assigned.
Relationships and Collaboration
This is a middle level management position in CARE and it is therefore important that the position holder exercises both sensitivity and responsiveness to the needs of the program, staff and partners, as well as the mission, program directions, policies, procedure and core values of CARE International. S/he will have close and joint planning, coordination and collaboration with Gender Justice and other CARE Program staff (Emergency, Livelihoods and Climate Justice), and implementing partners. In addition, collaboration will be required with government (Local government authorities, National line ministries) and non-governmental counterparts (INGOs) and Private Sector stakeholders. The SIM will directly supervise staff assigned to project. S/he will coordinate relevant activities of the IP with other CARE projects when relevant.
The position is based in Kampala CARE Office with 75% of the time spent on travels to Arua/West Nile and South Western Uganda for effective field presence and coordination with various stakeholders. At field level, the SIM will liaise with partners, local government, district health officers, Office of the Prime Minister, and stakeholders within the area of operation. It is essential that the SIM maintains a close effective presence at field level to ensure proper management, supervision, guidance and leadership on activities.
Minimum Qualification and experience:
The SIM will have a suitable combination of experience and relevant training in the following technical and programmatic requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Clinical Medicine, Nursing, Midwifery, Public Health, Social Sciences, Gender or related field (A formal qualification in a medical field is a MUST and a relevant Master degree is PREFERRED)