Manager Reconstruction – ZOA Uganda

Reports to: Progamme Manager Amudat
Location: Amudat, Uganda
About ZOA:
ZOA Uganda is an International Christian Non-Governmental Organisation for Humanitarian and Rehabilitation Assistance. Our mission is to assist rebuilding the livelihoods of people affected by warfare, conflict or natural disaster. We operate in 17 countries in Africa and Asia. Our programmes in Uganda concentrate on Food Security, Livelihoods/Economic Development, Education; and WASH in close cooperation with counterpart structures.
About Project:
The 4 year project is funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs under the Human Security budget envelope. In Amudat we concentrate on ‘Land and Water for Human Security’. Outcomes to be reached:
·         Increased trust and cooperation among and within the various groups
·         Reduction in conflict over land and water
·         Increased utilization of alternative livelihood resources and formal & non- formal education systems
Job Summary: The Manager of this multi-disciplinary project must be able to combine livelihoods, peace building, (civic) education parts and needs to have hydro/ geological knowledge to be successful in reaching the outcomes
Key Duties & Responsibilities:
·         Plan, organize, manage and implement activities the project.
·         Ensure monitoring and reporting of projects in line with stringent donor requirements.
·         As budget holder be responsible for financial cash flow planning and expenditure monitoring.
·         Contribute to preparation and planning of projects and provide input for new proposals.
·         Motivate and stimulate and supervise staff.
·         Mentor and coach the partners and engage in organizational development of the partner organizations.
·         Maintains and builds relationships with all relevant actors in programme area with focus on systematic and structural capacity strengthening of relevant counterpart structures.
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
·         Masters in human security, livelihoods, peacebuilding, civic education or other relevant field.
·         At least 5 years successful experience in multi year project management in post conflict areas.
·         Proven leadership qualities with effective external and internal coordination skills.
·         Self motivator, having the ability to work with limited supervision.
·         Willingness to work and live in Amudat district
·         Good command of English, Swahili or Pokot is an added advantage.
·         Proven report writing and M&E skills.
·         GIS mapping skills and hydrological knowledge is an added advantage.
How to apply:
ZOA Uganda is looking for mature personalities who are able to integrate and express values like love and inclusiveness in rehabilitation work. If you think you qualify for the position, please send your application letter together with curriculum vitae and, names and contacts of three referees of which one is your pastor or priest, to: hr@zoa.ug -Indicate the position applied for-, emails should not exceed 2MBs.
Deadline 1st January, 2013. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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