Project Manager Job Vacancy – Trust for Africa’s Orphans Uganda (TAOU)

Job Title:         Project Manager
Organisation: Trust for
Africa’s Orphans Uganda (TAOU)
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
Trust for Africa’s Orphans Uganda (TAOU) is a local NGO whose mission
is to improve the livelihoods of the most vulnerable members of the community
through agricultural transformation, learning to improve and expand their focus
towards skilled, transparent and business-minded members of the community in
northern Uganda. It achieves this through; sustainable farming practices,
Livestock farming, Environmental protection and conservation practices, Support
provision of education and skills, Support provision of health and sanitation
services to the target communities, Land rights awareness, Implementation of
enterprise development and income generation activities; and advocacy for
promotion child/widows protection policies among others.
TAOU is supporting girl education through production and provision of
affordable reusable Trust Sanitary Pads in Kole district.
Job Summary: The Project
Manager will be required to work closely with TAOU project structures
especially the women advocates in raising awareness within the community for
change in attitude regarding the use of reusable sanitary pads.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • The Project Manager will supervise the
    channel sales as well as indirect sales network
  • Work closely with the production team to
    ensure effective management and record keeping systems are maintained
  • Work with other team members to update and
    develop business plans and produce relevant reports and funding
    applications.
  • The incumbent will recruit, train and
    supervise our project volunteers and sales representatives working
    remotely in their communities
  • Building the capacity of girls on
    menstrual hygiene management and Sexual Reproductive Health
  • Coordinate capacity building to equip the
    targeted service providers with skills to provide quality services in
    menstrual hygiene and Sexual Reproductive Health.
  • Preparation and submission of periodic
    status reports to the supervisor for project monitoring and evaluation.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold
    a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, social work, public health, or a
    related field.
  • Additional training at post-graduate level
    and experience managing reproductive health programs is of added advantage
  • At least five years working experience in
    NGOs in the mid-level management position
  • At least three years’ experience working
    with adolescents/youths
  • Proven experience working with diverse
    partners/stakeholders to meet shared objectives.
  • Prior experience in management and
    coordination of adolescent/youth sexual reproductive health interventions,
    preferably with an international non¬governmental organization
  • Knowledge of adolescent sexual
    reproductive health policies and strategies
  • Fluent in Luo.
How to Apply:
All candidates should send their application letters with detailed CVs,
photocopies of testimonials, three professional references including their
telephone contacts via post, email or hand deliver to the address below:
The Board Secretary,
TAOU Board of Directors,
Plot No. 152, Mutesa 11 Road, Ntinda Nakawa
P.O. Box, 4523, Kampala, Uganda.
Email to: info@taouganda.org
Deadline:  27th January, 2017
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