Project Manager Non-profit Careers – ICAP at Columbia University

Job Title:      Project Manager
Organisation: ICAP at
Columbia University
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About Us:
ICAP at Columbia University is an international non-profit organization
that aims to ensure the wellness of families and communities by strengthening
health systems around the world. In partnership with the United States Centers
for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), ICAP will conduct Population-based
HIV Impact Assessments (PHIA) in specific PEPFAR-supported countries.
Job Summary: The Project
Manager will provide broad managerial support to the planning and
implementation of the CDC–funded project Accelerating Epidemic Control in Fort
Portal Region in the Republic of Uganda under the President’s Emergency Plan
for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). Note: this position is contingent upon receipt of
award and donor approval. The incumbent will manage the development of work
plans, the monitoring of project implementation, and project-related reporting.
The PM plays a key role in ensuring that project activities are effectively
supported in the technical, programmatic, financial, and administrative
domains. Additionally, the PM will supervise key staff and will be responsible
for day to day management of the project’s technical assistance (TA) and
capacity building activities.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Work with the Project Director, and other
    key staff to coordinate project activities
  • Supervise technical leads, providing
    oversight and guidance on how to plan and implement project activities
  • Coordinate with administrative staff to
    ensure efficient operations and support for the project
  • Support the Project Director with the
    organization of meetings and liaise with project partners as needed.
  • Coordinate data analysis activities and
    subsequent report writing.
  • Lead ICAP’s work to route, review and
    approve project-related grant actions
  • Triage and coordinate the development of
    responses to requests from the funder, including annual (or more periodic)
    work plans, budgets, and progress reports
  • Support the development and execution of
    agreements with collaborating partners
  • Manage the logistics, content, and
    evaluation of project -related meetings, conferences, trainings, and
    workshops
  • Synthesize and disseminate lessons learned
    and best practices
  • Ensure integration and use of monitoring
    and evaluation within the project
  • Ensure clear communication with donors,
    partners and with ICAP Headquarters
  • Travel to field sites as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold an Advanced degree
    in medicine, public health, public administration, or management
  • At least five years of project management
    experience, preferably in Uganda
  • Excellent communication, writing, and
    quantitative skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain
    effective working relationships with donors, implementing partners, and
    other stakeholders
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and
    projects while working as part of a team
  • Experience working with U.S. Government or
    other bi-lateral donors preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
    skills in English.
How to Apply:
All applicants are encouraged to send an updated CV and cover letter to
icap-jobs@columbia.edu with “Project Manager” in the subject line.
Deadline: 30th
November 2017

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