World Vision Uganda Jobs – Project Manager LIFE Project

Job Title:      Project
Manager

Organisation:  World Vision Uganda
Reports to: Regional Operations Manager
Project:                    Long term Investment for Food and
Economic Empowerment in Uganda (LIFE)

About WVU:
World
Vision Uganda (WVU) is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy
Non-Government Organization dedicated to working with children, families and
communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 40
districts in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children
and we will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with
children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all
applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.
“Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every
Heart, the will to make it so.”

Project Profile: LIFE (Long
Term Investment for Food and Economic Empowerment) in  Uganda is a four year Agriculture project
funded by Australian Government through World Vision Australia to be
implemented by World Vision Uganda. The project will be implemented in Kamwege,
Kiboga, Mpigi, Nakasongola  and Amuria
Districts. The project is designed to achieve increased household food security
in the targeted areas by 2017.

Job Summary: The Project Manager will manage
and coordinate the LIFE Uganda project and provide technical support aimed at
achieving well designed, integrated and sustainable food security initiatives
in the selected Area Development Programmes (ADPs).

Key Duties & Responsibilities:
1.
Project Management and Coordination 
  • Provide overall leadership, management and guidance to
    the development of project designs.
  • Guide and provide technical support to staff.
  • Manage and coordinate project activity implementation
  • Supervise staff to ensure quality implementation of the
    project
  • Project monitoring and evaluation
  • Review of TORs for assessments/ baselines/ evaluations
    and relevant reports
  • Facilitate effective monitoring, documentation and
    reporting incompliance with agreed standards
2.
Program Progress and Finance Management
  • Develop business plan on LIFE Uganda project with  a detailed implementation plan,
    including mainstreaming into ADP activities
  • Participate in quality review and capacity building
    meetings
  • Participate in the annual program planning and budgeting
    review exercises
  • To produce timely, accurate, complaint and quality
    reports
  • Performance management and supervision
  • Manage, supervise and build capacity of staff in project
    development, management and implementation.
3.
Project Development
  • Guide staff in design and development of Annual
    Operation Plans
  • Review project documents
  • Engagement and networking
  • Identify and build strategic linkages, relations,
    collaborations and networks with partners and other stakeholders in
    planning and implementation.
  • Point of contact for consultation on issues to do with
    LIFE Uganda and related issues
  • Documentation, reporting and learning
  • Timely submission of end of month reports
  • Creation and distribution of training materials
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
  • A university degree in Agriculture with a bias in
    Agronomy. A masters’ degree in a related field will be an added advantage
  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience in a
    similar or related position
  • Must be computer literate especially in data analysis
    programs such as SPSS, EPI Info
  • Must have a passion for Agriculture, eco-agriculture and
    related activities
  • Ability to work and communicate in cross cultural
    environment
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working
    relationships with agricultural organisations
  • A mature and committed Christian, able to stand above
    denominational diversities.
How to apply:
All
interested job applicants should submit their applications and complete
Curriculum Vitae, via email to wvujobs@wvi.org.  Please address the application to the People
and Culture Manager and do indicate the post title in the email subject line.

Deadline: Friday 17th May, 2013

(Qualified
female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply)

We
do appreciate your interest in working with us. However, only short listed
candidates will be contacted.

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