WISH Project Manager – Handicap International

Organisation: Handicap
International
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Operations
Coordinator
About US:
Handicap
International is an independent and impartial aid and development organisation
working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. We work
alongside disabled and vulnerable people to help meet their essential needs,
improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and
fundamental rights. Handicap International is outraged by the injustice faced
by people with disabilities and vulnerable populations, we aspire to a world of
solidarity and inclusion, enriched by our differences, where everyone can live
in dignity.
About WISH2ACTION:
The WISH2ACTION
Operational Model is a comprehensive and integrated approach to ensuring
equitable access to family planning and sexual and reproductive health and
rights (SRHR), giving priority to the most underserved women and girls, young
people under 20, very poor and marginalized populations (including people with
disabilities, those displaced or affected by a humanitarian crisis, and people
living in hard-to-reach areas).
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  Under the supervision of HI Uganda Operational
Coordinator and in direct coordination with HI International Project Management
Unit and National Consortium Management Committee, the Project Manager will:
Ensure operational implementation of the project
(project cycle management) and technical supervision
·        
Coordinate
the implementation of the project following the different steps of the project
cycle in close coordination with partners, national and local authorities;
·        
Implement
directly activities falling under PM responsibilities;
·        
Support
technically project implementation;
·        
Ensure
appropriate monthly, quarterly, half-year and yearly planning of the project
activities;
·        
Ensure
project indicators follow and develop adapted tools to do so;
·        
Carry out
support and follow-up missions in the zones of intervention;
·        
Identify
implementation challenges and propose appropriate solutions / adjustments;
·        
Develop
and timely submit internal and external project reports respecting donors requirements
and quality standards;
·        
Pilot
monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning processes related to the
project;
·        
Facilitate
cooperation and synergies with other HI teams (mutual planning and resources
sharing);
·        
Ensure
coordination between project team and technical unit through support requests
and regular meetings according to the needs to ensure intervention quality;
·        
Pilot
external evaluations processes and ensure recommendations implementation.
Ensure proper coordination with partners and other
external stakeholders
·        
Regularly
inform and exchange with national project lead on project level of
implementation, challenges met and solutions proposed;
·        
Ensure
respect of partnership agreement with national project lead;
·        
Represent
the project towards external partners, local and national;
·        
Represent
HI in the different coordination platforms;
·        
Contribute
to partners’ capacity building according to identified needs and project
activities.
Ensure administrative and financial management of the
project
·        
Together
with support services:
·        
Endorse
budget holder responsibilities;
·        
Establish
annual budgetary planning and monthly treasury forecasts;
·        
Ensure
proper and regular follow-up of project’s expenses, analyse discrepancies,
anticipate evolutions and propose budgetary adjustments;
·        
Ensure
proper storage of project documentation;
·        
Ensure
respect of internal and donors financial procedures (eligibility and
flexibility rules);
·        
Support
the financial manager in the development of financial reports;
·        
Ensure
respect of procurement and service provision procedures (logistics).
Manage and support project team
·        
Ensure
support and management of the project team ;
·        
Ensure
development and evaluation of the individual objectives of the project team;
·        
Participate
to the recruitment of the team members if needed, respecting HI human resources
standards and procedures;
·        
Contribute
to staffs capacity building through skills and knowledge transfer;
·        
Ensure
appropriate flow and coordination of information between project team and other
HI services;
·        
Ensure
development and follow-up of individual action plans.
Ensure proper external Representation and Coordination
in his field of expertise
·        
Within
time and means constraints, and in coordination with Operations Coordinator:
·        
Support
other project teams intervening in the PM fields of expertise on technical
aspects (indicators development, training plans, proposal writing…)
·        
Participate
to needs assessments in appropriate fields of expertise;
·        
Contribute
to new project design and to programme strategic development reflexion.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
applicants for Handicap International WISH Project Manager job must possess an
academic background within the fields of Sexual and Reproductive Health and
Rights or Public Health at Masters Level
·        
Three
years of professional experience in an NGO at managerial position
·        
At least
2 years of professional experience in project cycle management
·        
At least
2 years of professional experience in SRHR related fields
·        
Desirable
·        
Experience
in consortia lead projects
·        
Experience
in the fields of inclusion / accessibility of services / services to persons
with disabilities
Competencies:
·        
Project
cycle management and related tools and methodologies;
·        
Planning,
monitoring and evaluation tools and systems;
·        
Knowledge
of the Health Sector in Uganda
·        
Capacity
building, training and coaching skills
·        
Perfect
fluency in English: written and spoken and strong writing skills;
·        
Very
familiar with MS
·        
SBCC
tool development experience
Personal Qualities
·        
Proven
managerial skills
·        
Proven
representation experience;
·        
Ability
to work under high pressure;
·        
Strong
interpersonal and intercultural skills
·        
Good
communication and networking skills
Starting Date: 1st March 2019
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates who wish to join Handicap International are encouraged to
send their updated CVs (3 pages max, including three professional references)
with cover letters to HR Coordinator at
job.uganda@handicap-international-ug.org with the subject: 
Application for WISH Project Manager
NB: Any
efforts to influence the recruitment process will lead to automatic
disqualification.

Deadline: 15th February 2019 by 5:00pm
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