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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. Founded in 1999 in Uganda, ECOTRUST is committed to creating and maintaining cost-effective and efficient mechanisms to improve natural resource management, building resilience to climate change while investing in programs that increase income opportunities for the rural poor.

ECOTRUST is currently seeking 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: Post graduate qualification in natural resource management, environmental management, or other relevant natural sciences. A qualification in project management would be an added advantage..

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/projects) 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 Palm Avenue, National Housing Estates, Lubowa on Entebbe Road. By 24TH October, 2017