Program Area Manager ( 2 Positions)

Job Title: Program Area Manager
Position Type: Full-Time National Staff
Location: Lamwo (1) & Kween (1)
Number of Positions: 02
Reports to: Program Delivery Manager
Contract Length: 2 years (Fixed)
Start Date: To be hired on a rolling basis

Under the overall guidance and supervision of the Program Delivery Manager (PDM), this role will be part of the Extended Management Team(EMT) and will plan, organize, coordinate and lead project implementation at a new Area Program. Will ensure projects stay on time, within scope, and budget, and promote the practice of performance, accountability, and risk management in line with FH’s “Transforming Field Experience(TFE)” re-imagination initiative. Co-lead technical design of technical projects with support from the technical program specialists in line with FH’s program design guidelines. Co-Lead together with the Sponsorship relations coordinator community awareness, and relationship building with community leaders, churches, and families. Support the ecosystem approach of accountability for all functional departments of finance, procurement, admin, programs, HR, and business development

Duties and Responsibilities:
Key Result #1: Program Delivery
Key Result #2: Strategic partnerships development for business acquisition and growth
Key Result #3: Financial, Procurement, and Risk Management
Key Result #4: Leadership, culture, and talent development

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in development studies/ social sciences, business administration, and development agricultural sciences, environment, and resilience programming.
  • Post-graduate qualification in project management, management, development studies or M&E is an added advantage
  • Non-profit ministry experience is a plus. Program leadership experience that includes risk and compliance management, financial, and opportunity development
  • Typically, 5+ years of experience in program management, compliance, and financial management experience. Experience with working with private and institutional donors.
  • Non-profit ministry experience is a plus. Program leadership experience that includes risk and compliance management, financial, and opportunity development
  • Proficiency in any language spoken in the respective local community and written English is a Must.

*Complete Job Descriptions are available by contacting

Employment with FH offers an attractive package that includes; a good salary commensurate to one’s role, a good medical insurance package for staff and dependents, provident fund, GPA, and provision for other statutory requirements.

FHU is an equal-opportunity employer. All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by Clearly stating the position applied for in the Subject line and submitting only electronic copies in one pdf file not more than 25MB 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: recruitment-fhuganda@ not later than Tuesday 4th October 2022 at 4:30 pm. Consider your application unsuccessful if you don’t hear from us by 23rd October 2022

Safeguarding & Protection Clause:
FH strives to provide an environment free from Sexual exploitation, abuse, harassment, and Fraud in all places where relief and development programs are implemented. FH holds a zero-tolerance policy against Sexual exploitation, abuse, harassment, and Fraud. FH expects its employees to maintain high ethical standards, protect organizational integrity and reputation, and ensure that FH work is carried out in honest and fair methods, in alignment with the FH Heartbeat, Anti-Fraud, Safeguarding, and associated policies. Violations to stated policies will be subject to corrective action up to and including termination of employment.

Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and may be subject to appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with the Food for the Hungry Safeguarding, Anti-Fraud & HR policy. In line with this, we will request information from applicants’ previous employers about any findings of fraud, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms their understanding of these recruitment procedures.

Disclaimer: It has come to our attention that several agencies or persons are claiming to be acting on Food for the Hungry’s (FH)behalf in recruiting or facilitating the recruitment of personnel. FH does not outsource its recruitment process to any organization or agency that, through website postings, mass e-mail messages, or otherwise claims to be doing recruitment on its behalf. FH does not solicit money for any part of its recruitment processes including short-listing, interviews, background, and/or medical check-ups. FH will not be responsible for such fraudulent correspondence or any loss of money or theft which may result from anyone engaging in any fraudulent recruitment activity.

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