ACTED International NGO Careers – Program Manager NUDEIL (USAID)

Organisation: ACTED 
Project Name: USAID –
Northern Uganda Development Of Enhanced Local Governance, Infrastructure And
Livelihoods (NUDEIL) Project
Duty Station: Gulu, Uganda
About ACTED:
ACTED (Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development) is a
non-political and non-confessional international NGO founded in 1993 and
headquartered in Paris, France. The organization’s vocation is to save lives,
assist vulnerable populations and bring hope to those in need for a better
future. ACTED is active in over 36 countries in Europe, Africa, Asia, the
Middle East and Central America.
Job Summary: The ACTED Program
Manager will oversee the implementation of the USAID funded (Northern Uganda
Development of Enhanced Local Governance, Infrastructure and Livelihoods
(NUDEIL).
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • Provide leadership and oversight from
    project implementation through life cycle duration
  • Responsible for the supervision of program
    technical team.
  • Develop maintain, and sustain strong
    relationship with all relevant stakeholders and project teams
  • Guide the implementation of the project
    and all relevant follow up
  • Manage project finances, pipelines and
    planning
  • Work closely with all internal and
    external counterparts on the project;
  • Assess the activities undertaken and
    ensure efficient use of resources;
  • Establish clear timeline of reports to be
    submitted to project Donors;
  • Responsible for all donor reporting
  • In charge of drafting narrative reports
    and contribute to the development of financial reports through regular
    budgetary follow up;
  • Ensure adherence to ACTED processes and
    procedures.
  • Ensures compliance with contractual
    obligations and achievement of project scope of work and financial goals
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The candidate must possess a Master’s
    degree in civil engineering, economics or social science discipline
  • Five or more years’ experience managing
    large complex infrastructure programs preferably within an African context
  • S/he should have at least five years’
    experience managing multi-faceted projects, including those in the
    infrastructure sector;
  • Proven ability to quickly and effectively
    assemble and manage a highly-skilled, interdisciplinary team; ability to
    effectively collaborate and coordinate with and lead a broad range of
    governmental and non-governmental actors;
  • Possess the ability to manage high-profile
    and politically sensitive programs.
  • Possess the ability to organize and
    coordinate multiple projects and ensure completion of requisite milestones
    within established deadlines;
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and
    project management skills
  • Excellent track record in managing large
    teams effectively
  • Strong communications and interpersonal
    skills with evidence of ability to interact with a wide range and level of
    stakeholders (government, private sector, NGOs).
  • Past exposure and experience leading
    collaborative efforts with multiple stakeholders
  • Strong organizational and project
    management skills;
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects
    and priorities
  • Excellent conceptual, analytical and
    writing skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication
    skills
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • The applicant must be proficient in
    English.
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
their applications via E-mail to: uganda.jobs@acted.org
Deadline: 15th August
2014
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