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Non-profit Jobs – Project Manager – GBV at ChildFund International

Organization: ChildFund
International
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Regional
Programme Manager
About US:
ChildFund
International is a non-profit organization that was founded over 70 years ago
to provide support to deprived, excluded and vulnerable children and empower
them to have the capacity to improve their lives and opportunity to become
young adults, parents and leaders who bring lasting and positive change to
their communities. ChildFund promote societies whose individuals and institutions
participate in valuing, protecting and advancing the worth and rights of
children.
Job Summary:  The Project Manager –GBV will provide overall
leadership in the execution of project activities on prevention and response to
Gender Based Violence in operational districts in close collaboration with the
district leaders, Civil Society Organisations, International partners and Law
Enforcement Authorities and other service providers.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Prepares and submits quarterly work plans and cash
flow projections for approval by the Regional Programe Manager (RPM).
·        
Ensures that activity implementation is according to
work plan and budget.
·        
Prepares rand submits periodic quality financial and
narrative program reports to the RPM in a timely manner according to the report
schedule.
·        
Represents Child Fund in all GBV related meetings at
the district level.
·        
Sends periodic reports to the district GBV focal
person.
·        
Carries out baseline survey, KAP studies as
required.
·        
Conducts regular monitoring of activity
implementation in the field.
·        
Prepares monitoring visit reports for every visit
conducted
·        
Oversees all project related evaluation activities
and prepares reports.
·        
Prepares, project cash flows projections.
·        
Mentors and supervises project Officers in the Area
according to ChildFund HR Policy and Project Plans.
·        
Prepares and submits financial requisitions to the
RPM for submission to NO in a timely manner
·        
Keenly reviews all financial requests before
submission to the RPM for approval
·        
Regularly tracks the budget and ensures all expenses
are within budget and properly accounted for.
·        
Works closely with the Regional Finance Officer to
prepare monthly reports
·        
Implements staff capacity building activities during
the life of the project and conducts performance planning and appraisal as per
schedules.
·        
Ensures efficient communication with the district
and subcounty sub-county based protection stakeholders
·        
Ensure effective communication and collaboration
with the relevant LP structures both at the secretariat and in the field.
·        
Performs any other duties that may from time to time
be assigned by the immediate supervisor
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant should preferably hold a Bachelor’s
Degree in Social Sciences, Gender studies, Project Management and a
Post-graduate Diploma in Project Planning and Management or other appropriate
degree.
·        
Competence in computer skills is a must (word
processing and spread sheets).
·        
Possession of a Certificate in prevention and
response to gender based violence will be an added advantage.
·        
At least four years’ experience in a similar
position, two years’ experience in a supervisory role.
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Prior experience in managing a project budget
successfully.
·        
Demonstrable aptitude for teamwork.
·        
Excellent interpersonal skills.
·        
Ability to communicate effectively both in writing
and orally.
·        
High degree of personal integrity.
·        
Fluent in Lango language, oral and written English.
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to send an updated CV, cover letter, with
three professional referees, to the address or e-mail below;
The National
Director,
ChildFund
International,
Uganda National
Office,
P.O. Box 3341,
Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: Friday 30th October, 2015 by
2:00pm.

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