Project Manager, Legal Aid Project Charity Careers – War Child Canada

Organization: War Child
Reports to: Program
Manager/Head of Programs
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
War Child Canada is an internationally recognized charity that works
with war-affected communities to help children reclaim their childhood through
access to education, opportunity and justice. In Uganda, through its Access to
Justice and Protection programmes, War Child Canada provides Legal Aid services
for Women and Child Survivors of violence and raises public awareness around
the impact of conflict on communities and the shared responsibility to act.
This programme has now expanded to the South Sudanese refugee settlements in
the West Nile region and Kiryandongo where War Child Canada seeks to increase
the legal protections of children, youth, women and men and continue to address
the prevalence of perpetrators’ impunity through legal intervention, awareness
raising and capacity building. Our programming emphasizes strong Sexual and
Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) prevention, identification and response
About Project:
War Child Canada has received funding from United States Department of
State Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (BPRM) to increase
protection for refugees and other vulnerable persons in Ugandan refugee
settlements in the districts of Adjumani, Arua, Kiryandongo, Koboko and
Job Summary: The Project
Manager, Legal Aid Project is responsible for the development, supervision and
effective management of the WCC Legal Aid project titled “Increasing Protection
for Refugees and Other Vulnerable Persons in Ugandan Settlements” implemented
in Adjumani, Arua, Kiryandongo, Koboko and Kamwenge districts.
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicants for the War Child Canada Project
Manager, Legal Aid Project career placement must hold a First degree or
equivalent qualification in Social Studies, International Development, Law or
related discipline.
A minimum of five years of project management
experience in a similar or related field/sector.
Demonstrated ability to develop, manage and
monitor project budget.
Broad knowledge and understanding of
participatory approaches and current developments trends.
Ability to work in multi partner environments to
insure sufficient rigor in M&E.
Excellent facilitation and coordination skills.
Previous experience of people management and
development, including team building and team working.
Excellent organizational, planning and time
management skills with attention to details.
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks,
time, tight schedules and meeting deadlines.
Excellent networking, interpersonal and
negotiating skills.
Demonstrated competence in conceptual,
analytical and problem solving 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.
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. (Please ensure applications are delivered to War Child
Canada NOT War Child Holland.
Arua: Rhino Camp Refugee
Settlement Yoro Base Camp.
Kiryandongo: Kanyadoli
Refugee Settlement RFM Base Camp, Bweyale.
Koboko: Lobule Refugee
Settlement, Office of the Prime Minister Building
Adjumani: Pakele
Deadline: 28th
October, 2016 by 5PM
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