Earn 5.6m as SPOT Project Manager at Handicap International (Humanity & Inclusion)

Job Title:        SPOT Project Manager
Organisation: Handicap
International (Humanity & Inclusion)
Duty Station: Kyaka
II and Kyangwali, Uganda
Reports to: Operations
Coordinator
Starting Salary: UGX 5,696,889 monthly gross
About Us:
Handicap
International (Humanity & Inclusion) 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 SPOT:
Strengthening
Psychosocial support service for Transformation (SPOT) among the Congolese
refugees in Uganda is a collaborative, consolidated and integrated approach
among three leading MHPSS humanitarian actors – War Child Holland (WCH),
Humanity and Inclusion (HI) and Transcultural Psychosocial Organization (TPO) –
to bring effectiveness, and harmonization in MHPSS interventions in the refugee
response in Uganda. It aims at improving the resilience and well-being of
Congolese refugees and vulnerable host populations in South-western Uganda
through enhancing their access to quality, holistic, gender-sensitive and inclusive
MHPSS services that support positive coping-mechanisms and foster recovery from
traumatic experiences, including separation from or loss of family members,
abrupt displacement, physical and sexual violence. It will be implemented in
and around Kyaka II and Kyangwali settlements as well as in the transit centres
at the border with the DRC that are anticipated to receive more refugees in
2019 and are considered at high risk and in high need.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
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 consortium lead on project level of implementation,
challenges met and solutions proposed;
·        
Ensure
respect of partnership agreement with consortium 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 ideal
candidate for the Handicap International (Humanity & Inclusion) SPOT
Project Manager job must hold a Master’s degree in Management, Mental Health,
Psychosocial studies, Allied Health, Humanities, from a recognizable
university.
·        
At least
4 years of professional experience in an NGO at managerial position
·        
At least
2 years of professional experience in project cycle management
Desirable
·        
Diploma
/certificate in project planning and management is an added advantage
·        
Experience
in consortia lead projects. (ECHO preferably)
·        
Two years
of professional experience in Mental Health and Psychosocial Support
·        
Two years
of experience in refugee context.
·        
Two years’
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;
·        
Capacity
building, training and coaching skills
·        
Perfect
fluency in English: written and spoken and strong writing skills;
·        
Very
familiar with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and internet
Personal Qualities
·        
Proven
managerial skills
·        
Proven
representation experience;
·        
Ability
to work under high pressure;
·        
Strong
interpersonal and intercultural skills
·        
Good
communication and networking skills
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 recruitment@uganda.hi.org with the
subject:  Application for SPOT Project Manager. 
Deadline: 3rd April 2019 by 5:00pm
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