Ugandan National Program Manager Job in Kampala, Uganda

Ugandan National Program Manager – Kampala, Uganda
Our client a Global Organisation with its inception in the USA and with primary mission of accelerating economic development in emerging economies is looking to fill the position of Program Manager, Skills Development Network for their offices based in Kampala, Uganda. 
The successful candidate MUST have experience interfacing with private sector, government departments and other entities.


Key Responsibilities:
  • Project Management of the Skills Development Program.
  • Help identify the needs and define the goals and scope of the program.
  • Create a detailed project plan, monitor actions & ensure timely completion of deliverables.
  • Training Industry Sector Skill Councils (and possibly Companies/Association) Interface
  • Ensure Curriculum covers all aspects of training – Classroom instruction material, Faculty Guide.
  • Work with SSC/Industry to organize & deliver the training course logistics.
  • Coordinate with all stakeholders including from industry, educational & training institutes & government.
  • Liaison with all parties involved, ensuring common understanding & that deliverables meet the requirements.
  • Must be a Ugandan National.
  • Must have a Master’s degree in Business, Social Work or other equivalent degree.
  • Must have a minimum of 8 years with at least 3 years in roles leading projects and people.
  • MUST have experience interfacing with private sector and government departments.
  • Strong analytical, conceptual and strategic planning, Program management skills.
  • Able to develop documents and other write-ups for communication on paper, via the web & other means.
  • Ability to break up a complex deliverable into a project plan with realistic tasks.
  • Confident and able to interface with senior faculty/ industry experts/ Education Partners and government .
  • Mastery of MS Office tools – Word, PowerPoint, Excel.
  • Experience setting up projects from scratch, training and development using current tools.
  • Any experience in Learning Management Systems/e-learning will be a plus.
Monthly gross salary: KSH 140,000 /= (Approx. 1,400 USD) depending on skills and experience   
Deadline: 13th January 2017   
To apply, please follow the link:
Summit Recruitment & Training, 
Blixen Court, Karen Road, Karen.
We endeavour to make contact with all of our applicants, but unfortunately high volumes of applications make this unrealistic. If you do not hear from us within two weeks your application has not been successful on this occasion. This does not mean you will not be considered for future roles so please keep an eye on our job board and apply for positions that match your skills and experience.

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