Project Manager USAID Project Jobs – TPO Uganda

Organisation: TPO Uganda
Duty Station: Mbarara, Uganda
Reports To: Deputy
Chief of Party
About US:
TPO Uganda is a
local Ugandan NGO that has been operating in the country for 25 years. Our
programs comprise interventions organised around the following themes; Care and
protection of OVC; child protection, livelihoods support, mental health and
psychosocial support, response and prevention of all forms of violence against
women and children as well as emergency response and humanitarian action. TPO
Uganda is active in 33 districts in the country and is a member of several
partnerships and coordination mechanisms in the country.

Job Summary: The Project
Manager will be responsible for providing programmatic, managerial and
coordination support to District Project Coordinators (DPC’s) spread across
approximately 19 districts. He/She will provide backstopping support to
District Project Coordinators, supporting them to coordinate district specific
activities, manage CSO partnerships, attain project targets, liaison with local
government technocrats and strengthening implementation frameworks at community
and local government level.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal applicant must hold a Master’s Degree in international
    development, social sciences, public health, or a closely related field is
  • Technical ability to support DPC’s with technical leadership, align
    activities to overall program objectives.
  • Ability to mentor, supervise and support DPC’s in over 19 districts
    to consolidate district specific reports for onward submission to the
    Deputy Chief of Party, ensuring quality timeliness and operational
    efficiency at district level.
  • Familiarity with PEPFAR OVC technical elements, OVC and youth
    programmatic design and service delivery frameworks.
  • Ability to manage and build capacity of project staff, and multiple
    teams comprising CSOs and local government counterparts.
  • Experience with child welfare and protection programs, systems
    strengthening, Capacity building, economic strengthening, service
    delivery, quality improvement and policy development is required.
  • Minimum 8 years of senior project management experience, reporting
    and proposal development as well as technical support supervision of
    complex integrated OVC programs.
How to apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested applicants Please send your CV and cover letter with 3
work related referees and a table showing your past 3 year salary history
indicate job reference in the outer cover of the envelope or in the subject
line if applying by email to:
Human Resources
& Administration Manager, TPO Uganda, P.O. Box 21646 Kampala, Uganda or
Hand deliver to Plot
3271, Kansanga, Opposite Kampala International University, Off Ggaba Road.
TPO Uganda is an
equal opportunities employer that does not discriminate on any basis. Female
candidates are especially encouraged to apply.
Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted
Deadline: 6th December 2019.
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