Project Manager NGO Job Placements – Save the Children

Job Title:          Project Manager- ECHO INCLUDE
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 must hold  a
Bachelor’s degree or higher in Education to MSc/MA/MEng level in a relevant
subject or equivalent field experience
At least  5 yrs’ 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
Commitment to the values and mission of Save the Children
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Fluency in English required. 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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