Saferworld Director of Policy and Programmes Jobs 2023 – Uganda NGO Jobs

Saferworld Director of Policy and Programmes Jobs 2023 – Uganda NGO Jobs.

Saferworld Uganda looking for “Director of Policy and Programmes”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before October 22, 2023.

Saferworld is an independent international organisation working to prevent violent conflict and build safer lives. We work with people affected by conflict to improve their safety and sense of security, and conduct wider research and analysis. We use this evidence and learning to improve local, national and international policies and practices that can help build lasting peace. Our priority is people – we believe in a world where everyone can lead peaceful, fulfilling lives, free from fear and insecurity. We work in over 10 countries across Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

Saferworld Director of Policy and Programmes Jobs 2023

The Saferworld has published a job vacancy announcement on September 28, 2023 for qualified Uganda’s to fill in the vacant post of Director of Policy and Programmes to be based in Kampala, Uganda.

Recruiter Saferworld
Position Director of Policy and Programmes
Location Kampala, Uganda
Country Uganda
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification University Degree
Experience Required Minimum One years
Application Deadline October 22, 2023

Saferworld Job Vacancy 2023

Job purpose

  • The Director of Policy and Programmes is responsible for providing direction, oversight and accountability for the effective implementation and performance of Saferworld’s geographic and international programming commitments, including communitybased programming, peace and conflict advisory and accompaniment services, research and analysis, advocacy and policy development, communications and learning functions. In line with our overarching organisational priorities, the post holder provides strategic guidance across all policy and programme teams to achieve the highest possible value where Saferworld contributes to transformative social and political change for those experiencing injustice and conflict.

Position in Organization:

  • Job title: Director of Policy and Programmes
  • Type of position: National
  • Grade and salary: Salary commensurate with seniority of the post based on the location of the successful applicant
  • Contract terms and hours: Open Ended and 37.5 hours per week
  • Reporting to: Executive Director

Knowledge, qualifications and experience:

  • Proven leadership experience at senior international development management level, with a track record in strategic planning, integrated policy and programme development, and managing multi-thematic and multigeographic strategies for change
  • Experience of working and/or living in conflict-affected contexts
  • Solid understanding of peacebuilding and conflict prevention, such as in security and justice issues, inclusive peace processes and reforms, gender
  • equality and women’s empowerment, and the international policy and assistance environment – including where humanitarian, development, human rights and peacebuilding initiatives intersect
  • Prior experience overseeing conflict analysis processes and advising on and inclusive approaches to programming design and practice as well as policy and advocacy
  • Proven experience in leading on multi-thematic and multi-graphic programme strategies and advocating and communicating for change
  • Experience in leading senior level and high performance teams, and implementing organisational wide change processes
  • Experience of identifying, managing and mitigating organisational riskspersonally and/or through others
  • Experience of developing and implementing strategies that successfully generate income and appreciation of the challenges and opportunities of securing
  • diverse income through a range of donors from individuals through to institutional donors
  • Proven success in leading and facilitating multi-disciplinary teams and leaders to achieve common goals
  • Experience of leading and managing staff remotely, including in different time zones, and in a multi-cultural and multi-functional team
  • Experience of developing and managing collaborative relationships with a wide variety of actors, including civil society, INGOs, governmental and multi-lateral institutions, private sector and in different forms of partnership

Skills and abilities

  • Excellent organisational leadership and management skills including strategic planning and business development
  • Able to provide sound and effective financial and compliance oversight and control
  • Proven ability to lead; manage, inspire and motivate staff at all levels to take responsibility for own decisions and ensuring colleagues take personal
  • accountability for achieving team goals
  • Proven ability to set priorities effectively, whilst working under pressure
  • Excellent written, listening and verbal communication skills, including experience of communicating effectively across cultures and with diverse audience
  • Ability to use creativity to solve problems and overcome obstacles to deliver quality support and advice in challenging environments
  • Sensitive to context, environments, and local dynamics that drive conflict, division, and power imbalances
  • Willing and able to adjust to multiple demands and shifting priorities, and to demonstrate flexibility
  • Able to undertake travel, sometimes to difficult locations at short notice as required – up to 30% of time

How to Apply Saferworld Director of Policy and Programmes Jobs 2023

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The Closing Date: October 22, 2023.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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