Project Manager Job Placement – Austrian Development Agency (ADA)

Job Title:     Project Manager
Organisation: Austrian
Development Agency (ADA)
Funding Source: EU
Duty Station: Lira, Uganda
About Us:
The EU Commission established an “Emergency Trust Fund (EU-TF) for
Stability and Addressing the Root Causes of irregular Migration and Displaced Persons
in Africa” (hereinafter TF) on 20.10.2015 and signed the Constitutive Agreement
on 12.11.2015 during the EU-Africa Summit in Valetta. As part of the EU-TF
Uganda envelope, the Austrian Development Agency (ADA) is preparing to manage
the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Component Support to the Refugee
Settlements and their Host Communities. The WASH component aims at “ensuring
sustainable access to safe water and improve the environmental sanitation
conditions in the targeted communities” of Adjumani, Arua and Kiryandongo
districts (Northern Uganda). The WASH project will be implemented within the
framework of the Joint Water and Sanitation Sector Programme Support (JWESSP
2013-2018) of the Ministry of Water and Environment (MWE) by the Water and
Sanitation Development Facility-North based in Lira.
Job Summary: The Project
Manager will work closely with the Advisor, Water and Sanitation and Head of
Office of the Coordination Office for Development Cooperation of the Austrian
Embassy, Kampala to ensure overall management of the water and sanitation
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Project Management including planning,
implementing as well as supervising, monitoring the project;
Regularly monitor implementation and progress of
the WASH development the project area;
Actively participate in the Water and Sanitation
Sector dialogue and coordination;
Prepare analytical information and
communications to be exchanged with partner institutions and donors;
Compile all necessary reporting obligations,
mainly progress and final reports (narrative and financial), as well as other
contractual obligations regarding the implementation of the WASH component of
the Project in line with EU, Government of Uganda and the Bilateral Agreement;
Actively promote visibility and communication
for the project in liaison with the implementing partner and Head of Office,
Coordination Office for Development Cooperation of the Austrian Embassy,
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant should preferably hold a University
degree in Water or Civil Engineering, Water Resource Management, Environmental/Natural
Resource Management, Health and Hygiene or Development Studies or equivalent
with a focus on Water and Sanitation related subjects;
A minimum of five years’ work experience, 4
years thereof in project and project cycle management including financial
project management and financial reporting;
Familiarity with the Uganda Water and Sanitation
Sector trends;
Demonstrated work experience with District Local
Government and Donor Agencies;
Excellent Computer and English language skills
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send via hand
delivery or post including a motivation letter including salary expectations,
updated CV with a recent passport photo as well as copies of
academic/professional certificates with three professional referees to:
Coordination Office for Development,
Cooperation of the Austrian Embassy, Kampala,
Plot 3, Portal Avenue, Crusader House, 5th Floor
P. O. Box 7457, Kampala, Uganda
Deadline: 17th November, 2016 by
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