Project Manager- Education Can Not Job Careers – Save the Children

Organization:  Save the Children
Duty Station:    Uganda

About US:
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.

Job Summary:  The Project Manager will be the principal representative of the project
to the consortium and will work with Save the Children’s field, regional and
country offices, but will have leadership responsibility for the overall
management of the award. S/he will provide strategic and operational leadership
to develop and implement a successful program. The Project Manager will ensure
adherence to overall technical and programmatic quality in implementation,
compliance with donor rules and regulations, and the timely submission of all
deliverables, including annual work plans, performance monitoring plans,
reports as required.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal candidate should a Bachelor’s degree or higher in Education to
MSc/MA/MEng level in a relevant subject or equivalent field experience
At least  5yrs’ management experience
including working in emergency response, direct experience in implementing
large, multi-thematic and multi-location programs
Experience managing high-quality ECHO funded project(s).
Experience managing large education programs for an international NGO
Experience managing livelihoods projects, including small business
Demonstrated skills in program planning, and all aspects of project
Demonstrated skills in leadership and supervision of staff and in
building and maintaining a high performing team
Experience in promoting children’s rights and gender, including
participation in programming, design, implementation and evaluation
Ability to analyze information, evaluate options and to think and plan
Demonstrated knowledge of ECHO regulations and policies
Inter-personal skills to influence and guide staff and partners in
identifying programming opportunities and resolving program challenges
Experience applying remote management techniques
Experience working in a refugee context.

How to Apply:
suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the
title link below.
Click Here , please apply using a cover
letter and up-to-date CV as a single document, indicating 3 referees, two of
whom should have been your direct supervisors.

SHOULD NOT be attached to application that is submitted online. Hand delivered
applications will not be accepted and are therefore not considered during the
shortlisting process.

Deadline:   16th December 2019

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