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Programme Manager, The Kids League, Uganda

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Work closely as a leading member of the Management team, supervision and development of operations, work in partnership with personnel and Board to support TKL efforts on a national and local level.

JobTitleProgramme Manager
CompanyThe Kids League, Kampala, Uganda
Company ProfileThe Kampala Kids League (KKL) is a sports programme founded in 1998 to help boys and girls aged 4-14+ years in Kampala to improve their lives through sport.

In the last 12 years we are proud to have had over 840 teams to compete in over 50 KKL football, basketball, baseball and cricket seasons and over 16,000 children from over 180 schools taking part.

The highlight of a KKL year is The Euro Tour in which the best players within a certain age category compete in overseas tournaments eg in Denmark's Tivoli Cup and Sweden's World Youth Cup in Gothenburg the largest youth football tournament in the world.

Since 2002 KKL has been invited to send teams to compete in European football tournaments. Of the 23 tournaments KKL teams we have won 20 of them
CategoryNGO management | services to NGO | programme monitoring & evaluation
RegionCentral Africa | Uganda
Salary500-700 USD per month
Job DescriptionProgramme Delivery

 Manage project staff and funded programming requirements
 Submit programme reports and accountability in a timely fashion to donors and funders
 Serve as contact/interface for local and international donor representatives
 Plan and execute the different parts of multiple projects simultaneously

Development Work
 Seek and secure funding / sponsorship from local corporations through grant writing and research.
 Creation of baseline indicators and collection of statistics to support funding applications
 Contribute to growth & sustainability of programmes
 Periodic review of systems and policies
 Improve existing Monitoring and Evaluation mechanisms within projects and assist in developing new ones
 Representing The Kids League at training and capacity building workshops

 Compliance with organizational Policies and Best Practice
 Submit requisite programme reports and accountability to the Board of Management

Sports Leagues
 Selection and training of coaches,
 Procurement of equipment,
 Planning and organizing of sports sessions and league activities
 PR and Liaising with media outlets
 Organize and run Awards days

Person Specification

 Relate well with children in family, school, community & institutional settings
 Be able to work with a high level of independence in meeting targets
 Good sense of humour
 Honest
 Ability to work in both a local setting as well as with the international community.
 Ability to manage a cosmopolitan staff in both an office environment and during training sessions out in the community is mandatory
 Strong interpersonal and communication (oral and written) skills
 Ability to manage and work well with teams
 Enjoy participation in sport
 Flexible willing to work designated weekends
 Ability to work under pressure
 A keen interest in sport is highly desirable
 Participant in sport an advantage
 Project Management experience would be beneficial
 Willing to travel upcountry

Qualifications & Experience:

 A Social Science or related degree in Development Work, International Development or Sport in Development or Business Management
 Experience of working within the NGO arena
 Competence in Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, Power Point)
 Driving License an advantage

NB: Must be able to provide funding for own work permit if required

Please apply with detailed CV and cover letter.
Education (min)University Undergraduate Degree
Education (best)A Social Science or related degree in Development Work, International Development or Sport in Development or Business Management
Language (min)English
Advert Datestarted on 08 Nov 2012 | ending on 08 Dec 2012