European Union (EU) Project Jobs – Livelihoods Project Manager at Cheshire Services

Organisation: Cheshire
Services Uganda
Funding Source: European
Union (EU)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Programmes
Manager
About US:
Cheshire Services Uganda is a
nongovernmental organization working the field of disability and development.
CSU works with and for Persons with Disabilities through four thematic
programme areas of Livelihoods, Inclusive Education, Advocacy and campaign,
health and rehabilitation. CSU in collaboration with Leonard Cheshire
Disability has received funding from the European Union to implement a three
year livelihoods project for Persons with Disabilities in Adjuman and Moyo
districts.
Job Summary:  The Livelihoods Project Manager will play a
leadership role in providing technical support in the formulation,
strengthening, execution and direct supervision of implementation of project
work plans to ensure effective delivery of the Project in accordance with the
project design and the contractual requirements by the donor.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Directly
    manage the implementation of project activities to realize project outputs
    and outcome.
  • Ensure
    the overall direction and integrity of the project
  • Instruct
    and monitor the project team performance, attitude and discipline
  • Develop
    tools for data and information collection on the project
  • Lead
    the project reporting function.
  • Identify
    and network with other organizations and government agencies at district
    and national levels.
  • Actively
    participate in appraisal of the project team.
  • Identify
    areas for capacity building among project team and develop training plans
    and materials for staff capacity building.
  • Ensure
    active participation of stakeholders in project activities to facilitate
    ownership of the project
  • Support
    in identifying and obtaining any support and advice required for the
    management, planning and control of the      project
  • Actively
    facilitate and supervise activities concerning the participatory,
    formulation and implementation of M&E plan
  • Render
    support in resource mobilization to supplement sustainability of the
    project.
  • Actively
    participate in meetings and workshops to promote sharing of lessons learnt
    from the project
  • Perform
    any other duties assigned in line with the organization and the project.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    candidate should hold a bachelor’s degree in Development Studies,
    Management, Community Based Rehabilitation, Social Works and Social
    Administration or any other relevant field. Possession of a Post Graduate
    qualification is an added advantage
  • A
    minimum of three years’ experience in project management
  • Past
    exposure and experience of managing, monitoring and evaluating donor
    funded programmes;
  • Significant
    experience of financial planning, management, control and reporting
  • Excellent
    written and spoken communication skills (English)
  • Computer
    literacy skills
  • Possess
    excellent interpersonal skills
  • Working
    knowledge of Sign Language is desired
How to Apply: 
All qualified candidates are
encouraged to send their applications, updated CVs and supporting documents to
the address below. Please indicate the position you are applying for on the
envelope. Note that no email applications will be considered.
The Chairperson
Cheshire Services Uganda
Plot 935 Old Kira Road Bukoto
near Kadic Hospital or opposite MTN Stage
P.O. Box 70012 Clock Tower
Kampala. Uganda.
Deadline: 27th February, 2015

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