School Enterprise Challenge East Africa Programme Manager

Teach A Man To Fish is seeking an experienced programme manager to play a lead role in delivering our flagship programme, the School Enterprise Challenge, in East Africa.  Teach A Man To Fish is a small international development charity with a big impact, providing entrepreneurship education to young people across the developing world.

Reporting to the Africa Regional Coordinator, the post will play a central role in pro-actively planning and managing the delivery of the School Enterprise Challenge programme to 500+ schools across Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania. You will take on a senior role and manage a team of eight, with three direct line reports.

You will have strong programme management skills, with a proven track record of delivering complex programmes in line with targets and budgets, and a strong understanding of the education system in East Africa.

You will be a detail-oriented, quality-driven individual with excellent planning and project management skills. You are able to anticipate, plan effectively and motivate and manage your team to achieve objectives within tight timelines and limited budgets. You will be adept at using developing robust monitoring and programme management tools to monitor and achieve your goals. A confident communicator and leader, you will handle key partnerships across the region and represent the SEC programme at high-level meetings and events. An experienced manager, you will delegate effectively, support your colleagues and build your team’s capacity to perform to the highest level. The ideal candidate will be an experienced Programme Manager, able to demonstrate previous significant success in a similar role. Experience in monitoring and evaluation, training and/or communications would also be advantageous.

Teach A Man To Fish is a fast-growing organisation with an ambitious plan for scale-up across the region. This is a fantastic opportunity for an outstanding candidate to join a growing organisation and contribute significantly to our exciting growth plans.

  • Package: UGX 4,600,000 gross plus health insurance
  • Contract: Initial 7 months to align with SEC project year. Contract is renewable for full 12-month term in January 2019 and annually thereafter, subject to performance.
  • Location: Sir Apollo Kaggwa Road, Kampala with 25% travel in Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania
  • Deadline:  5pm Friday 16th March
  • Interviews: Week of 23rd, 26th, 27th March

For full role info and further application instructions, please see the job description here.

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