Northern Karamoja Project Manager – Whave

Organisation: Whave
Duty
Station:
  Uganda
About
US:
Whave is a
Ugandan social enterprise working with communities, government, and civil
society organisations to find and demonstrate solutions to poverty and
environmental issues. Our team includes both local and international experts
with professional capabilities ranging from engineering to social science.
About
Whave Project:
Whave is
implementing a Safe Water Security Programme in Northern Karamoja. The
programme develops a self-sustaining rural water service through a localized
results-based financing and public-private partnership. Our approach includes
rehabilitation of water sources, regular monitoring through a comprehensive set
of indicators, operation and maintenance services for reliability assurance and
hygiene and sanitation promotion. The aim is to improve health and productivity
of local communities through a reliable supply of clean water and improved
hygiene.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Project Manager will take overall responsibility
to manage the Karamoja field office staff and contractors, and will report to
the Whave General Manager in Kampala. The role will require development and
implementation of Whave Karamoja Safe Water Security Programme. This will
include:
·        
Developing work plans, strategy and materials to
deliver Whave’s objectives and targets
·        
Preparation and communication of high quality
presentations and information materials
·        
Management/recruitment of field and administrative
staff and monitoring and engineering contractors
·        
Management of Whave’s fixed assets, financial and
administrative oversight of the field office
·        
Data management and analysis; regular
communication with the General Manager in Kampala
·        
Co-ordination/liaison with local government officials
and other civil society organisations
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
The applicant should preferably hold Degree level
education ideally in a scientific or engineering subject
·        
A minimum of two years staff management experience
·        
Previous experience, knowledge and understanding
of community development
·        
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
·        
Previous experience in programme design,
implementation, monitoring, evaluation, report writing
·        
Prior experience living and working in remote
areas
·        
Excellent organisational skills
·        
Excellent computer skills and knowledge of Excel
and Word
How
to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their updated CVs and covering
letters to info@whave.org. Please describe why this post interests you in your
covering letter.
Deadline:
10th January, 2016

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