US NGO Jobs – Team Leader – Lutheran World Relief (LWR)

Job Title:              Team Leader
Organisation: Lutheran World
Relief (LWR)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Country
Representative
About US:
Lutheran World Relief is a US non-profit organization that works with
local partners to provide lasting solutions to poverty, injustice and human
suffering. LWF Uganda works to reduce people’s vulnerability, supporting them
to realize their potential, to build on their assets, and to respond to their
own problems and needs. LWF Uganda currently has five areas of operation in
Pader, Kitgum, Adjumani, Katakwi, Sembabule, Kampala and Kamwenge Districts.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The ideal candidate for the Lutheran World
Relief (LWR) Team Leader career opportunity should hold a bachelor’s degree in
management, finance, development studies or other relevant field)
·        
Possess relevant professional training in
M&E and/or Project Management is an advantage;
·        
A minimum of five years’ experience in a senior
management position in an international organization involved in development
and/or humanitarian work;
·        
Previous exposure and experience of working with
refugees or internally displaced persons is an advantage.
·        
Significant experience in managing partnerships
and coordinating complex and sensitive projects;
·        
Previous experience of working in relation to UN
agencies like UNHCR, or UNICEF is an advantage;
·        
Demonstrated experience in project management including
general knowledge and understanding of international donors’ policies and
procedures, monitoring and evaluation of projects in accordance to the set and
agreed upon standards.;
·        
Dynamic leader with creative problem-solving
skills, particularly in challenging situations; cultural sensitivity and
adaptability;



·        
High degree of integrity and professional
responsibility with a commitment to results;
·        
Strong communication skills are required;
·        
Language Skills
·        
Fluency in English
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications (One-page motivation letter, explaining the candidate’s
suitability for the position and an updated Curriculum vitae (CV), with the
names and e-mail addresses of three professional referees and send via Email
to: recruitment@lwf.or.ug
NB: Please do not include
certificates for education, trainings, etc. Only short-listed candidates will
be contacted.
Deadline: 8th
December 2017 by 4:00pm
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