Corporate Capability Manager

at Democratic Governance Facility - DGF
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted August 16, 2019
Category Management
Job Type Full-time
Currency UGX

Description

Organization: The Democratic Governance Facility (DGF)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:

The Democratic Governance Facility (DGF) is a multi-donor funding mechanism aimed at strengthening governance, promoting and protecting human rights, enhancing access to justice, and improving accountability in Uganda by working with state and non-state institutions at national, regional and district levels throughout the country. It is funded by Austria, Denmark, European Union, Ireland, the Netherlands Norway and Sweden.

Job Summary: The Corporate Capability Manager coordinates and supervises the strengthening of the FMU’s corporate management and partnership management capabilities and is the Executive Assistant to the Head of Facility (HoF).  This involves: – Refining FMU management systems, and ensure their office wide adoption and application, Coordinating the continuous improvement of the efficiency and effectiveness of partnership management procedures; Providing secretarial support to the DGF Board, Steering Committee (SC) and Senior Management Team (SMT), as well as acting as Executive Assistant to the HoF. The CCM line manages the staff in the Corporate Capability Unit. The CCM reports to the HoF and is a member of the Senior Management Team. .

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

Corporate Management

  • Oversee the maintenance and management of the digital and analogue management information systems to track and report progress with respect to delivery against result indicators and other corporate objectives as set out in the Operational Plan
  • Coordinate the development and/or periodic updating of corporate strategies, processes, procedures, process charts, checklists, and manuals.
  • Ensure that DGF procedures and guidelines are clearly articulated and presented to relevant audiences.
  • Ensure the timely implementation of internal processes such as the staff performance assessment and appraisal, as well ensuring implementation of staff development initiatives
  • With the Communications & Knowledge Management Advisor and the Communication & Multimedia Officer, quality assure all DGF/FMU documents such as semi-annual and annual reports; external papers; manuals etc. and ensure implementation of the Communication Strategy of DGF
  • With the HR Manager and line managers, formulate and Implement activities designed to engage, motivate and support staff to excel in their jobs and to work effectively across teams to achieve FMU’s corporate development objectives.
  • Support a culture of continuous improvement and learning within the FMU.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate must hold a Master’s degree in development studies management, public administration, human resource management, organizational development or related area.
  • At least seven years’ practical experience and a demonstrated track record of achievement in the support and/or management of development programmes (experience in governance sector programmes or grant making programmes preferred)..

Applying Instructions

Please email your Application letter, Curriculum Vitae including names, email addresses, and telephone contact details of three (3) work related referees to; applications@dgf.ug Please clearly indicate the job title in the email subject line. Please do not attach academic documents. Applications may not exceed 2MBS. Address your applications to:

The Head of Facility Democratic Governance Facility

P. O. Box 8772,

Kampala – Uganda.

Deadline: 22nd August 2019

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