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Project Manager Skills Development German NGO Jobs – Welthungerhilfe (WHH)

Organization: Welthungerhilfe
(WHH)
Funding Source: German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)  
Duty Station: Fort
Portal, Uganda
    
 
About US:
Welthungerhilfe
(WHH), founded in 1962, is today one of the biggest non-governmental aid and development
agencies in Germany. The objective of the program in Uganda is to improve
livelihoods of the most vulnerable population in rural areas through
interventions that increase their Food and Nutrition Security, improve
sustainable access to WASH services and support the employability of the youth
through vocational and life skills training. We understand that livelihoods of
the rural population in Uganda have improved in a sustainable way when people
are able to meet their basic food needs, have access to clean drinking water
and safe sanitation, live in a healthy environment and take up opportunities to
earn and diversify a decent income.

Among
Welthungerhilfe’s project is the Green College Initiative. The Green College
Initiative aims to strengthen the capacity of civil society organizations and
social enterprises in the Kabarole and Kasese districts to become a competent
local training center for the implementation of green skilling programs,
provision of services and support to young “ecopreneurs”. The project
is funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and
Development (BMZ), implemented by Welthungerhilfe through partners and will end
in December 2021.
Job Summary:  The Project Manager Skills Development – Fort
Portal should be a dynamic and team-oriented Project Manager who can work
independently and contribute to further improving the quality of the Skills
Development programme in the coming years. The successful candidate will be
based in the Project Office in Fort Portal. The position is to be filled as
soon as possible.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Shall be
responsible for management of assigned project in the Rwenzori Region in line
with the rules and standards of the German Federal Ministry for Economic
Cooperation and Development (BMZ) as co-financing donor and Welthungerhilfe
standards for the implementation of projects
·        
Coordinates
activities with partner organizations and Welthungerhilfe Country Office
·        
Responsible
for Building Capacity of local partners in Finance, Administration, HR,
Logistics, Program Management, M&E etc.
·        
Manages
the project budget for WHH, and to support the Local Partners with their budget
responsibilities, and ensure oversight of all spending
·        
Manages
staff according to Welthungerhilfe leadership principles, staff policies and
Welthungerhilfe strategy
·        
Ensures
alignment of the project implementation with the Ugandan country strategy of
Welthungerhilfe in the Skills Development sector
·        
Expands
Welthungerhilfe network with relevant stakeholders from civil society,
government and development partners within the Skills Development sector



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The ideal
candidate must hold a BSc / MSc in Education, Social Sciences or Project
Management
·        
Strong
project management capacity in a Skills Development context (Planning,
organizing, staffing, leading and controlling)
·        
Proven
experience as Head of Project for at least three years in a project of a
similar scale and complexity
·        
Proven
experience of Skills Development project implementation, preferably with
international organizations for at least five years
·        
Proven
knowledge in non-formal vocational skills training
·        
Proven
experience in working with partner organizations
·        
Strong
interpersonal, communication and leadership skills
·        
Strong
working knowledge in English (spoken and written)
·        
Capacity
to multi task and coordinate activities under pressure in urban and rural areas
respectively
·        
Knowledge
of MEAL is an added advantage
How to Apply:
All qualified and
interested applicants should upload a pdf document consisting of cover letter
(1 page) and CV (max. 3 pages) including three reference contacts via the
following link below.
NB: Welthungerhilfe
is an equal opportunity employer; qualified female candidates are strongly
encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 26th August 2019
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