Project Manager- UNICEF CPIE/ECM Employment Opportunity – World Vision International

Organisation: World Vision
International
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Response
Operations Manager
About US:
World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy
Non-Government Organization dedicated to working with children, families and
communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41
districts in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children
and we will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with
children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all
applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.
“Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every
Heart, the will to make it so.”
Job Summary: The Project
Manager- UNICEF CPIE/ECM Project will provide technical and managerial
leadership to the implementation of World Vision West Nile UNICEF funded Enhancing
child protection through accelerating Community Action to End Child Marriage
and strengthening community coping mechanisms and resilience for children among
refugee’s children and districts affected by the South Sudan refugee crisis.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Project Management and Coordination:
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Provide leadership in the creation of project
detailed implementation plans (DIP), procurement plans and cash flow forecast
to facilitate implementation of the CPiE and ECM components of the UNICEF grant
in Arua , Yumbe and Adjumani districts in accordance with existing project
designs.
·        
Provide management and technical
oversight/guidance to project staff in the identification of refugee and host
communities’ children in need of protection services.
·        
Carries out regular review and tracking of DIPs,
ITTs, budgets and cash flows to ensure efficient budget utilization and
progressive implementation of activities against approved plans.
·        
Work in liaison with CPiE technical lead and
project implementation staff to develop and roll out project specific
initiatives e.g trainings , consultancy, publications , campaigns and other
awareness activities to make sure approved external facing engagements are
technically sound and in accordance with the project objectives; supports the
solicitation process of trainers ,consultants etc to support project
implementation
·        
Coordinate with INGOs, Districts and the UN
through inter-agency meetings and bilateral discussions on all matters related
to the UNICEF CPiE and ECM project to ensure project interventions are informed
by existing gaps across all the districts for increased impact.
·        
The project Manager will work closely with CPiE
technical specialists at the Response and National Office to support the roll
out of project models, designs and approval of technical works, Monitoring,
supervision and certification of project activities.
·        
Ensure effective coordination, collaboration
with key project stakeholders (district local governments, NGO/CSOs and CBOs)
with regards to project implementation and opportunities, leveraging their
resources against this project funds to improve ownership and sustainability.
·        
Ensure timely planning and undertaking of
project procurements; works with the local and National Office Procurement
department to ensure procurements are carried out according to policy and are
both time and cost sensitive.
·        
Organize regular meetings with project teams to
review project performance
·        
Ensure project plans are effectively
implemented, monitored and progress reports shared. This will include effective
finance/budget management.
·        
Keenly track all project indicators using the
ITT to ensure all project outputs , outcomes and impact is realized
·        
Ensure relevant project information is collected
and feeds into existing national and district information management systems
·        
Document and share project best practices and
lessons learned during implementation including action research, case studies
and documentaries.
·        
Effectively provide supervision and enhance
capacity of project staff and partners to implement project interventions to
expected standards.
·        
Ensure timely submission of monthly, quarterly
,bi-annual and annual and end of project reports in line with donor conditions



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The ideal candidate for the World Vision Project
Manager- UNICEF CPIE/ECM Project job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s
Degree in Social sciences, development studies, gender studies or related
field.
·        
A minimum of five years’ experience in
Emergency/humanitarian work managing UN or government grants
·        
Broad knowledge and understanding of advocacy
and protection needs of children in Emergencies.
·        
Previous experience in project planning and
management.
·        
Strong understanding of child protection
systems, case management ,community based child protection, psychosocial care
and support, are added advantages
·        
Self motivated with excellent leadership and
time management skills.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by
visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link
below.
Please follow instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at
World Vision’s e-recruitment portal. 
Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 14th
October 2017
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