Projects Manager Oil – International Alert

We are looking for an
exceptional candidate ready to take up an exciting new role with International
Alert in Uganda. Reporting to the Country Manager, the holder of this position
will lead projects primarily related to the Harnessing the potential of oil to
contribute to peaceful development project, and contribute to other areas. The
post holder must have a sound knowledge of issues related to natural resource
governance; and be able to demonstrate a track record of taking initiative to
strategically drive a portfolio of projects efficiently and with maximal
impact, ensuring thorough implementation and capturing lessons throughout.

You will have at least 6 years’ experience of implementing research and
dialogue programmes for peacebuilding and natural resource-focused development
organisations/ NGOs in Uganda, some project management experience, experience
in conducting field research and networking and advocacy on political issues,
as well as management of partner relationships with private sector, peer
organisations, government and other agencies. You will also have a clear
understanding of conflict issues in Uganda.

You are in addition an excellent communicator and facilitator of
multistate-stake dialogue processes, highly efficient, with strong
inter-personal skills and well-developed political sensitivity; as well as
having a commitment to the overall aims and objectives of International Alert.

For job details and an application pack, visit

Closing date: 15th April 2012, 5pm.

Due to limited resources, only short-listed candidates will be further
contacted after the closing date. International Alert is an equal opportunities
employer. All applicants will be judged strictly on the basis of merit.

International Alert is an independent peace building organisation that has
worked for over 20 years to lay the foundations for lasting peace and security
in communities affected by violent conflict. Our multifaceted approach focuses
both in and across various regions; aiming to shape policies and practices that
affect peace building; and helping build skills and capacity through training.

Our field work is based in Africa, South Asia, the South Caucasus, Latin
America, Lebanon and the Philippines. Our thematic projects work at local,
regional and international levels, focusing on cross-cutting issues critical to
building sustainable peace. These include business and economy, gender,
governance, aid, security and justice. We are one of the world’s leading
peacebuilding NGOs with more than 120 staff based in London and our 11 field

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