Project Manager Career Jobs – Youth Alive Uganda

Job Title:       Project Manager
Organisation: Youth Alive
Uganda
Project Name: USAID Regional
Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in East Central Uganda Project
(USAID/Uganda RHITES-EC) Project
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Report to: Director Programs
About US:
Youth Alive Uganda was started by a group of youth under the guidance
of Sr. Dr. Miriam Duggan in Kamwokya, a Kampala suburb which was severely
affected by a diversity of social and health problems, chief among them
HIV&AIDS. The group realized that the most infected and affected were
youth; mainly adolescents and young adults. In response, a youth friendly HIV
prevention strategy was designed resulting in the foundation of Youth Alive
Uganda, Starting as a peer support group. As more groups were established, the
first one became the Secretariat on 1 July 1993 and fully registered as an NGO
in 1995. Youth Alive Uganda has since then spread to 17 other African countries
and still continues to spread.
About USAID RHITES-EC Project:
Youth Alive is a consortium partner in implementing the USAID Regional
Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in East Central Uganda Project
(USAID/Uganda RHITES-EC) whose aim is to support the implementation of a
comprehensive integrated investment in regional 
health, nutritional assistance and HIV/AIDS programs. The five-year
project targets 11 districts in East Central Uganda with an estimated total
population of 4.1 million through a district-based integrated package of
quality health, nutrition, HIV / AIDS and child development services.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
·        
The Project Manager will oversee the designing
and coordinating group based interventions in enterprise development and
business model canvas
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Work closely with financial institutions to
design and rollout financial inclusion products
·        
Develop technical guides in rolling out the
integrated youth curriculum
·        
Take lead in developing guides on formation and
registration of youth associations/cooperatives
·        
Offer support to operational research in youth
programming approaches & participatory methods
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The applicants for the USAID RHITES-EC Project
Manager career opportunity must hold a Master’s degree in Business with bias in
Agribusiness or its equivalent
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A minimum of five years’ experience in designing
and implementing livelihood/ agribusiness & OVC youth programs.
·        
Prior exposure and experience in agricultural
extension work and providing advisory services to youth groups
·        
Strong in training and facilitation skills
·        
Good knowledge of cost management principles and
practice especially in civil society sector/NGO sector.
·        
Previous experience with international projects
for livelihood/agribusiness & OVC programming.
·        
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
·        
Highly creative, analytical, with good problem
solving skills
·        
Ability to work under pressure and meet targets
and deadlines
·        
Experience in facilitating the Youth Alive EFL
Curriculum is an added advantage
How to Apply:  
All interested candidates should send their applications either by hand
delivery to the office of the Executive Director: Plot 148B, Old Kira Road,
Kamwokya, Kampala OR via email to careers@youthaliveuganda.org
Deadline: 4th
November, 2016
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