Migration Programme Manager at Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS)

Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Job Title: Migration Programme Manager
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About the Migration Programme
Since Feb 2022, the Uganda and South Sudan Office of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) started implementing a 5-years special initiative on migration and forced displacement. Among other key objectives, the program seeks to understand and provide solutions to the multiple causes of both cross-border and intra-country movements in Uganda and South Sudan. From Dec 2022, we are looking for the programme lead who shall be expected to fulfil the following tasks:
• Planning and implementation of various activities: This shall include the development of concept notes and budgets, administration of the activities and preparation of the necessary financial and narrative reports.
• Liaising with key stakeholders: Strengthening and establishing new contacts and relationships with state and non-state actors working in the areas of migration and forced displacement.
• Research: Supporting the research and publication undertakings in the areas of migration and forced-displacement through the identification of research topics, authorship and/or review of publication texts as well as taking part in the
identification of and communication with experts/consultants.
• Liaising with partner organizations: Working with our partners in the development of partnership goals, design, and implementation of activities – including technical support in the preparation of concept notes, budgets, programmes as well as assessing and supporting the logistical needs of activities
• M&E: Coordinating the monitoring and evaluation undertakings of the migration programme.
• Online engagement: Managing and regularly updating the homepage and social media platforms of KAS Uganda and South Sudan.
• Finance and administration: Supporting the financial and administrative functions of the migration programme.
• Representing KAS at external functions and events

Academic Qualification and relevant work experience
• Master’s degree in any social sciences or humanities disciplines. A post-graduate certification and training on the subjects of migration, refugee’s management, peace building and post-conflict reconstruction, labor and security studies is an added
• Proficient command of spoken English language.
• Excellent research and analytical writing skills (provide links to relevant writing samples in your CV).
• Knowledge of German language is an added advantage.

Submit your:
1. Curriculum Vitae (max. two pages). The CV must include writing samples and contact details of two referees.
2. Motivation Letter (max. one page)
To: info.kampala@kas.de

By: 14th Nov 2022