Project Manager NGO Career Jobs – Save the Children International

Job Title:            Project Manager
Organisation: Save the
Children International
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organization for
children and has program presence in over 120 countries in the world and has
been implementing programs for over 90 years. Save the Children envisions a
Uganda in which every child attains the right to survival, protection,
development and participation. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the
way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in
their lives. We strive to create impact for children by delivering our Programmes
through partnerships, by being innovative, by acting as the voice for and of
children, and by achieving results at scale. 
In Uganda, we implement programmes in six thematic programme areas of
Child Protection, Child Rights Governance, Education, Livelihoods & Food
Security, Health, Nutrition and HIV/AIDS in development and emergency contexts.
Save the Children delivers programs in over 36 districts in the North,
Rwenzori, North-Eastern and Central regions of Uganda, Currently, Save the
Children has a staff complement of over 300 persons. We save children’s lives.
We fight for their rights. We help them fulfil their potential. In 2014, we
reached over 143 million children through our work around 52m directly and 91
million indirectly around the world.
Job Summary: The Project
Manager will be supporting South Sudanese refugees in the West Nile region of
Uganda. Save the Children’s focus will be on education and livelihoods. The
Project Manager will be the principal representative of the project and will
work with Save the Children’s field, regional and country offices, but will
have leadership responsibility for the overall management of the award. S/he
will provide strategic and operational leadership to develop and implement a
successful program. The Project Manager will ensure adherence to overall
technical and programmatic quality in implementation, compliance with donor
rules and regulations, and the timely submission of all deliverables, including
annual work plans, performance monitoring plans, reports as required.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the Save the
    Children Project Manager job placement should hold a Bachelor’s degree or
    higher in a relevant subject or equivalent field experience
  • At least five years of management
    experience including working in emergency response, direct experience in
    implementing large, multi-thematic and multi-location programs.
  • Previous experience in managing
    high-quality EU and UN funded project(s).
  • Previous exposure and experience in
    managing large education programs for an international NGO.
  • Experience managing livelihoods projects,
    including small business development.

  • Demonstrated skills in program planning,
    and all aspects of project management.
  • Proven skills in leadership and
    supervision of staff and in building and maintaining a high performing
  • Previous experience in promoting
    children’s rights and gender, including participation in programming,
    design, implementation and evaluation.
  • Ability to analyze information, evaluate
    options and to think and plan strategically.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of EU and UN
    regulations and policies.
  • Inter-personal skills to influence and
    guide staff and partners in identifying programming opportunities and
    resolving program challenges.
  • Experience applying remote management
  • Exhibit commitment to the values and
    mission of Save the Children.
  • Previous experience working in a refugee
  • Excellent oral and written communication
    skills. Fluency in English required.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by
clicking on the title link below.
Deadline: 29th
September 2017

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