IGCP Head of Programs Jobs 2024 – Uganda NGO Jobs

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IGCP Head of Programs Jobs 2024 – Uganda NGO Jobs.

IGCP Uganda looking for “Head of Programs”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before March 31, 2024.

IGCP was formed in 1991 to address the long-term conservation of the mountain gorilla (Gorilla beringei beringei) and its regional afromontane forest habitat in the Virunga Bwindi Landscape. Our aim has been to work together as a single gorilla conservation program in order to expand and consolidate the successes of the Mountain Gorilla Project and other initiatives at a regional level.

The IGCP has published a job vacancy announcement on January 18, 2024 for qualified Uganda’s to fill in the vacant post of Head of Programs to be based in Kampala, Uganda.

IGCP Job Vacancy 2024

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee the development and diversification of the organization’s program portfolio.
  • Take lead of the initiation and implementation of the organization’s program/project activities.
  • Establish and implement structures that support efficient capacity building, and financial management and mobilize program/project resources.
  • Document and publish best practices of the organizations’ Programs/Projects.
  • Organize policy advocacy initiatives on key programmatic issues.

Position in Organization:

  • Level: Senior Management
  • Deadline: 2024-03-31 11:00:24
  • Posted: 3 hours ago
  • Job Title: Head of Programs
  • Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda


  • Master’s degree in Science in the area of Ecology, Forestry or any related field.
  • Training in project planning and management.
  • Program coordination and budgeting as well as supervision of a very dynamic team of highly qualified personnel
  • At least Five (5) years of working experience in a senior management position.
  • Biodiversity conservation, Climate change adaptation and mitigation.
  • Conservation Finance and Land trust management.
  • Knowledge of global and national conservation, climate, and development issues in the environmental / biodiversity sector.
  • Community-based approaches to program implementation at the field level; including livelihood.
  • Improvement, feedback & grievance redress processes etc.
  • Policy level engagement skills at National and International level.
  • Budgeting and Work-planning skills.
  • Documentation, Reporting, Monitoring, and evaluation skills.
  • Team building and interpersonal skills.
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
  • Knowledge of Computer applications like word processing, spreadsheets and data analysis as well as desktop publishing, internet, and e-mail.
  • Dynamic and innovative leadership, with ability to oversee and coordinate a complex and diverse programme, ensuring connectivity within the Key Result Areas and with other units and departments.
  • Mission directed, visionary, proactive with good sense of judgment/discernment.
  • Able to create partnerships with multiple stakeholders at local, national & international level coordination.
  • Be adaptable and able to meet deadlines on assignments, juggle multiple demands and to work with all levels within the institution.
  • Strong skills in influencing, relationship building and problem solving.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Detail oriented but able to quickly grasp the big picture.
  • High level of professionalism, integrity and good moral character.

How to Apply IGCP Head of Programs Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://career.nftconsult.com/job_description_page.php?jaction=MzljMTdlNTRkNTBjNGI0ZWI2YThiZjM5YzU2Y2E5MzU=

The Closing Date: March 31, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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