Consortium Manager U-Learn NGO Job Vacancies – Save the Children International

 Consortium Manager U-Learn
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. 
About RIL Project:
The Response
Innovation Lab is coordinating the implementation of a 3-year DFID-funded
programme called U-LEARN: Uganda Learning, Evidence, Accountability, and
Research Network. The objectives of U-LEARN are to provide verification of
partner deliverables, an enhanced capacity to provide and regularly champion
accountability to affected people and develop, manage and promote a protracted
crisis learning hub.
The Response
Innovation Lab (RIL), lead partner of the U-LEARN Consortium, is a global collaboration
that serves as a support centre for stakeholders to learn and adapt global and
local good practices, innovations and interventions to more effectively meet
populations affected by crises, including refugees and host communities. In
Uganda, it is hosted by one of its founding members, Save the Children
International (SCI). More information on:
Job Summary: The
Consortium Manager leads the Consortium Management Unit (CMU) and is
responsible for effective and high-quality planning, implementation,
coordination, monitoring and reporting of the 3-year U-LEARN programme. Under
the guidance of the Steering Committee and the Executive Committee, the U-LEARN
Consortium Manager directly oversees and supports the implementation teams to
deliver a coordinated and successful programme. The job-holder ensures full
integration of the components of U-LEARN across the Consortium partners and
will closely collaborate with the Response Innovation Lab Manager.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·       Ensure effective engagement with the wider
refugee response community/stakeholders
·       Adequately represent the consortium
externally when/where relevant
·       Effective media engagement, advocacy and
influencing in support of programme outcomes.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·       The candidate for the Save the Children
International Consortium Manager U-Learn job placement should have eight to ten
years’ work experience in the field of international development including
management experience.
·       Post-graduate degree international
development, social sciences, business administration or other relevant field.
·       Knowledge of current global and regional
debates on nexus programming, refugee policies, the Grand Bargain commitments.
·       Proven experience of developing and managing
high quality, innovative and cost-effective technical projects in complex
environments, preferably with International NGOs and in the field of MEAL or
similar technical area.
·       Demonstrated sound understanding of the three
technical areas of implementation of the programme: accountability to affected
populations, independent verification/third-party monitoring/data collection
and analysis, and knowledge management/learning/experience capitalization.
·       Proven experience and skills in research and
advocacy and influencing institutional, private and/or corporate development
and humanitarian partners
·       Experience in delivering multi-stakeholder,
multi-year complex programmes with institutional funding, preferably from DFID,
and writing up high quality donor reports.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the title
link below.
Deadline: 18th December 2019
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