USAID Suluhu Project Jobs – Peace Building Manager at War Child Canada

Job Title:    Peace Building Manager
Organization: War Child
Canada
Project Name: USAID Suluhu
Project
Reports to: Programmes
Manager
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
War Child
Canada is an international charity organization that works with war-affected
communities to help children reclaim their childhood through access to
education, opportunity and justice. In Uganda, through its Youth and Peace
Building Programs, War Child Canada builds refugee and Ugandan youth capacity
to live peaceful and productive lives. War Child Canada will now be implementing
the USAID funded programme Suluhu: promoting Cross Border Peace Building
through Youth Engagement in the refugee settlements of the West Nile region and
Kiryandongo. War Child Canada also implements SGBV prevention and response
programming, namely the BPRM funded program Safe from the Start.
Job Summary:  The Peace Building Manager will be
responsible for leading the peacebuilding component of the Suluhu program for
South Sudanese refugees and host communities.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
The incumbent will mentor and oversee two community
mobilization officers and two peace building officers
·        
The job holder should develop work plans and ensure
implementation is meeting desired outputs and outcomes.
·        
Be well versed on youth and peace building
methodology and effective modalities for engaging conflict affected youth
·        
Collect and maintain data relevant to monitoring and
evaluating the project and with the assistance of the Monitoring and Evaluation
Officer, analyze and prepare reports on results.
·        
Develop and maintain strong knowledge management
practice.
·        
Ensure child protection and gender equality are
mainstreamed across implementation.
·        
Perform any other related duties as shall be
assigned by War Child Canada Programmes Manager.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The Peace Building Manager should hold a university
degree preferably in peace and conflict studies, law, mediation, community
development, psychology, social sciences or a related field.
·        
A minimum of three years of professional experience
working with communities, preferably refugees and youth.
·        
A year of managerial experience including holding a
budget and people leadership.
·        
This vacancy requires a motivated peace building
professional who is experienced in working in hard conditions, distance
managing and driving a program to strong results.
·        
Fluency in a local language relevant to listed field
locations and an excellent working knowledge of spoken and written English.
·        
Computer literacy i.e. working knowledge of Excel, Word
and Email applications.
·        
Broad knowledge and understanding of issues
important to young men and women affected by war.
·        
Excellent communication and negotiation skills
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send a detailed CV, cover letter
indicating clearly daytime telephone contact and active email address, photocopies
of relevant certificates (both professional and vocational) and contact
information of at least three professional referees. Please clearly indicate
position and location for which you are applying. War Child Canada encourages
applications from residents of project districts.
Interested
applicants should deliver ONLY hard copies of their Application Packages to any
of the following War Child Canada Offices:
·        
Kampala: 2nd
Floor, Plot 944 Ggaba Road, Kansanga.
·        
Adjumani: Pakele
·        
Arua: Rhino Camp
Refugee Settlement Yoro Base Camp.
·        
Gulu: Plot No. 9
Erinayo Oryema Road, Kanyagoga.
·        
Kiryandongo: Kanyadoli
Refugee Settlement RFM Base Camp, Bweyale.
Deadline: Friday, 23rd October,
2015 by 5PM

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