Project Manager Job Opportunity – Whave

Job Title:     Project Manager
Organisation: Whave
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Whave General
Manager
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 Programme:
Whave implements a Safe Water Security Programme which 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.
Job Summary: The Project
Manager will oversee the development and implementation of Whave Safe Water
Security Programme.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
·        
In
charge of developing work plans, strategy and materials to deliver Whave’s
objectives and targets
·        
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
·        
Co-ordination/liaison
with local government officials and other civil society organisations
·        
Data
management and analysis; regular communication with the General Manager
in Kampala
·        
Preparation
and communication of high quality presentations and information materials
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The
applicant must hold a Degree level education ideally in a scientific or
engineering subject
·        
Previous
experience and understanding of community development
·        
Significant
experience in programme design, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, report
writing
·        
A minimum
of two years staff management experience
·        
Exceptional
communication and interpersonal skills
·        
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 recruitment@whave.org. Please describe why
this post interests you and why you think you can achieve good results in your
covering letter.
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