The Environmental Conservation Trust of Uganda (ECOTRUST) is a Ugandan NGO whose goal is to provide long term sustained funding for biodiversity conservation and environmental management. ECOTRUST has an established valued Niche in Conservation Financing, which consists of: and is currently in the process of launching a new strategic direction emphasizing; Rural livelihood and resilience in high climate risk area, Private land trust management in fragile corridorsIntegrity and functionality of protected natural capital as well as Institutional re-engineering and capitalization of ECOTRUST for long term sustainability. As part of this process, ECOTRUST seeks applications from very dynamic self – driven professionals to join its team in the position of Programme Manager described below:

Position: Programme Manager

Key Basic Functions: Reporting to the Executive Director, the Programme Manager is responsible for managing strategic programmatic initiatives of ECOTRUST guided by the Business/ Strategic Plans.  The key result areas include:

  1. Take lead of the initiation and implementation of ECOTRUST programme /Project activities
  2. Establish and implement structures that support efficient capacity building, financial management and mobilize programme / project resources
  3. Document and publish best practices of ECOTRUST programmes /Projects
  4. Organize policy advocacy activities on key programmatic issues

Minimum Academic Qualifications: Master of Science degree in natural resources management preferably in the area of ecology or any related field.

Personal Specifications & Experience: Mission directed, Dynamic, Visionary, Proactive with good sense of judgment / discernment.  At least five years’ experience preferably with an NGO at senior management level and in rural development and /or natural resources management.

Desired Skills & competencies: project development and management, Administrative, Strategic planning, Negotiation, Interpersonal, proposal writing (with evidence of having successfully fundraised for at least 2 programs) as well as Leadership and team building skills.

Submit your applications accompanied by CVs to the Executive Director, by email:, or P. O. Box 8986 Kampala or on Plot 49 Nakiwogo Road Entebbe. By 10TH December 2016