Project Manager NGO Careers – ADRA Uganda

Job Title:     Project Manager
Organisation: ADRA
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
ADRA Uganda is a Seventh-day
Adventist church owned NGO whose mission is “To work with people in poverty and
distress to create just and positive change through empowering partnerships and
responsible action” ADRA works with and empowers stakeholders and upholds human
dignity regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, political and religious
About UNHCR Project:
ADRA Uganda in partnership with
UNHCR is implementing a one-year Environment Protection and Renewable Energy
Project to be implemented in the 5 Zones of Bidibidi Refugee settlement in
Yumbe district, West Nile Region, starting January 2018.
Job Summary:  The Project Manager will be in charge of
planning and implementing the project taking care of the technical and
leadership roles as well as reporting to ADRA Uganda and / or UNHCR. S/he will
lead a team of more than 5 staff and 50 volunteers.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant for the ADRA Uganda Project Manager job placement must hold a Bachelor’s
    Degree in Natural Resources Management, Forestry, Environment Management,
    Renewable Energy or any related field.
  • Three
    years of hands-on field experience in managing Natural Resources or
    Environment Protection or Renewable Energy Projects especially in refugee
  • Sound
    analytical skills, M&E and good report writing skills;
  • Substantial
    experience in working with or in collaboration with UN Agencies –
    particularly UNHCR.
  • The
    applicant should be ready to start work immediately and should be willing
    to reside in Yumbe district (Bidibidi Refugee Settlement) where the
    project office will be located.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested
candidates should send their handwritten applications indicating active phone
numbers and email address with two referees and their full contact, a CV, and
copies of the applicant’s certificates or hand deliver to: Human Resource
Director, ADRA Uganda, Kireka Hill, P.O. Box 9946 Kampala, or ADRA Yumbe Coordination
Office or via email to indicating the “position” on the
envelope or in the subject line.
Only short listed applicants will be contacted and if you do not hear from us 2
weeks from this deadline, then count yourself unsuccessful.
Deadline: 15th January 2018
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