Project Manager – Northern Uganda Basic Education NGO Careers – Save the Children International

Organisation: Save
the Children International
Duty Station:  
Reports to: Area Manager
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 -Northern Uganda Basic Education is responsible and accountable for the
overall management and implementation of education programme, development, new
partnership initiation, development and management, programme budgeting,
budgetary and financial management, programme and financial reporting, human
resources management, and administrative trouble shooting and support within
the region. Technical programme management and implementation responsibilities
include developing project plans, budgets and implementation plans, managing
the accomplishment of targeted results and indicators etc.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant for the Save the Children Project Manager -Northern Uganda Basic
    Education job placement should hold a bachelor’s degree in Education,
    Economics, Social Science or Development studies.
  • At
    least eight years of working experience in livelihood and youth
    empowerment related program or protection in Uganda and can manage a
    budget of at least US$ 700,000
  • Experience
    of working with local partners and District Local Government in
    production, Education, and community based services
  • Strong
    monitoring, evaluation and accountability skills, strong management of
    donor communications and visibility and ability to speak local language
    (Luo) and directly interact with target group
  • Ability
    to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform
    effectively as a member of a team
  • Computer
    literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must and highly
    developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing,
    negotiation and coaching
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the title link below.
Deadline: 23rd April 2018
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