Project Manager NGO Careers – Save the Children International

 Project Manager
Organisation: Save
the Children International
Duty Station:  Uganda
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 240 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 will support South
Sudanese refugees and host communities Palorinya, Imvepi and Bidi bidi refugee
settlement in Moyo, Arua and Yumbe districts respectively in the West Nile
region of Uganda. The project aimed to respond to urgent needs for economic
stabilisation and at supporting longer term self-reliance of refugees and
hosting communities. Save the Children’s will create emergency livelihoods
through cash for work activities for 30 days (i.e.7,500 work days) to 1,250
refugees and hosting communities in, and livelihood recovery options through
microbusiness development to 1000 among them.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Save the Children Project Manager placement
    should hold a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Agriculture, Social
    Sciences, Economics, Public Administration, Education and other relevant
  • Five years of management experience including working in emergency
  • Experience managing high-quality Japan/UNDP-funded project(s).
  • Experience managing livelihoods projects, including small business
    development for an international NGO and demonstrated skills in program
    planning, and all aspects of project management.
  • Experience in promoting children’s rights and gender, including
    participation in programming, design, implementation and evaluation.
  • Ability to analyze information, evaluate options and to think and
    plan strategically.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of UNDP regulations and policies.
  • Desirable
  • Inter-personal skills to influence and guide staff and partners in
    identifying programming opportunities and resolving program challenges and
    experience applying remote management techniques.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the title link below.
Deadline: 16th July 2018
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