Program Area Manager job opportunity at Food for the Hungry (FH/U)

Project area manager
Project Area Manager

Vacancy title: Program Area Manager


Jobs at: Food for the Hungry (FH/U)

Deadline of this Job:
Thursday, 15th August 2019

Duty Station: Within Uganda , Mbale, East Africa


Food for the Hungry (FH/U) is a Christian international relief and development organization that has been working in Uganda since 1989. FH is currently operating programs in 26 countries and has national offices on the UK, Canada, Switzerland, Sweden, United States of America and Japan. FH’s primary goal is to respond to development needs and complex humanitarian emergencies. In Uganda, FH is operational in the communities of Adjumani, Kitgum, Lamwo, Kole, Kween, Mbale, Namutumba and Amudat Districts implementing programs in four main sectors of Education; Food Security and Livelihoods; Health/Nutrition and Disaster Risk Reduction; with the Head Office located in Kampala.
FH/Uganda FH Uganda is actively seeking for qualified candidates who are committed to its Heartbeat and Corporate Strategy to fill the career opening of;

1. Job Title: Program Area Manager (1 Position)
Position Type: Fixed Term
Location: Mbale
Reports to: Regional Area Manager
Contract Length: 2 years Renewable upon performance
Start Date: October 2019
Job Summary:
The Program Area Manager comprehensively manages and coordinates the (technical human, administrative and financial) development, design, planning, implementation and evaluation of the Child Focused Community Transformation (CFCT) implementation plan in the area, ensuring the integration of all sectors and the transformational development of churches, leaders and families.. .

Duties and Responsibilities: 
• Program development and management in the area
• Program Monitoring and Evaluation
• Liaison with Donor, Local Government Agencies, local NGOs and Religious Organizations
• Program Administration/Finance
• Personnel Management

• University degree in Social Works and Social Administration, Agriculture, Project Planning & Management, Business Administration or other related disciplines in humanities
• A postgraduate in project planning and management from a recognized institution.
• A minimum of 6 years practical field experience, working with communities and children

Job Education Requirements: Degree in Social Works

Job Experience Requirements: 6 years

Job application procedure
FHU is an equal opportunity employer. All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by Mentioning the position applied for in the Subject line and submitting only electronic copies of not more than 2MB of an application letter, a detailed CV, contact telephone numbers, copies of relevant testimonials/certificates, names/contact details of three referees, addressed to:
The Human Resources Manager,
Food for the Hungry Uganda
Email: not later than Thursday, 15th August 2019 at 4:30 pm.
Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Consider your application unsuccessful in case you do not hear from FH by 22nd August, 2019. FHU has policies including a child protection policy that every staff is required to sign.

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