Project Manager – UNHCR Jobs – Save the Children International

Manager – UNHCR
Organisation: Save
the Children International
Duty Station: Kampala, 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. 
Job Summary:  The Project Manager-UNHCR will be supporting
South Sudanese refugees in the West Nile region of Uganda. Save the Children’s
focus will be on education and livelihoods. The Project Manager will be the
principal representative of the project to the consortium and will work with
Save the Children’s field, regional and country offices, but will have
leadership responsibility for the overall management of the award. S/he will
provide strategic and operational leadership to develop and implement a
successful program. The Project Manager will ensure adherence to overall
technical and programmatic quality in implementation, compliance with donor
rules and regulations, and the timely submission of all deliverables, including
annual work plans, performance monitoring plans, reports as required.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants for the Save the Children Project Manager – UNHCR job
    placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree or higher in Education to MSc/MA
    level in a relevant subject or equivalent field experience
  • At least five years of management experience including working in
    emergency response, direct experience in implementing large, multi-thematic
    and multi-location programs.
  • Experience managing high-quality Donor funded project(s).
  • Experience managing large education programs for an international
  • Demonstrated skills in program planning, and all aspects of project
  • Demonstrated skills in leadership and supervision of staff and in
    building and maintaining a high performing team.
  • Experience in promoting children’s rights and gender, including
    participation in programming, design, implementation and evaluation and
    ability to analyze information, evaluate options and to think and plan
  • Demonstrated knowledge of UNHCR regulations and policies.
  • Desirable
  • Inter-personal skills to influence and guide staff and partners in
    identifying programming opportunities and resolving program challenges.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Fluency in English
    required and experience working in a refugee context.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the title
link below.
Deadline: 8th February 2019
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