Project Manager Non-profit Careers – Finn Church Aid (FCA)

Job Title:     Project Manager
Organisation: Finn
Church Aid (FCA)
Duty Station: Uganda
About FCA:
Finn Church Aid is
Finland’s biggest development co-operation organisation and the second biggest
organisation in Finland working in humanitarian aid. Finn Church Aid is a
member of the ACT Alliance (ACT), an alliance of faith-based development and
humanitarian aid organisations forming one of the world’s largest aid
organisations. Finn Church Aid is committed to continue working until people in
need of assistance can make their own living and fulfill their basic needs.
Finn Church Aid also campaigns for dignity and justice.
Job Summary: The
Project Manager will be responsible for undertaking activities within the
project funded by the Education Cannot Wait (ECW).
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Management of operations and activities of the designated project,
    ensuring that activity and financial plans are respected;
  • Budget Management and control responsibility;
  • To analyse and develop strategies, ensuring achievement of set
  • To ensure effective monitoring and Evaluation of project activities;
  • To ensure that the project meets strategic objectives and achieve
    maximum impact for the refugees;
  • Liaise with relevant district department heads, OPM, UNHCR and other
    NGOs to promote coordination of education and child protection activities;
  • To develop and consolidate good relationships with any relevant
  • Conduct follow up on all project activities to ensure program
  • To participate in the development of new project proposals intended
    to extend the life span of the project.
  • Provide reporting required on the progress of activities
  • Implement the project in accordance with donor guidelines, FCA
    standing instructions, and UNHCR’s education and Child Protection
    strategies for Uganda, ReHoPe framework and CRRF.
  • Performs any other duties that may be assigned from time to time

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Finn Church Aid (FCA) Project Manager
    job should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Education, Humanitarian aid,
    Development studies, Social Work and Social Administration, Social
    sciences or related field
  • Qualification in Education in Emergencies will be an added advantage.
  • At least four years of experience in implementing education projects
    in a humanitarian context
  • Willingness to reside in Yumbe
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send a completed
application letter and resume to: stating the vacancy
job title in the subject line. Alternatively, “applications can be hand
delivered at FCA Kampala office using the address below. Ensure to indicate the
job applied tor on the left hand comer of the envelope. Please do not attach
academic papers it you send by email.
Address to:
Finn Church Aid
Plot 1495, Roche
Close – Muyenga, Off Tank Hill Road
P.O Box 21826,
Kampala, Uganda
Deadline: 18th January 2019
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