Project Manager Food Security and Nutrition (FSN) Job Placements – Save the Children

Save the Children
Duty Station:
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
Job Summary:   The
Project Manager FSN who also works as Sub Area Manager Kasese is responsible
for providing leadership and guidance to project design, implementation,
monitoring and evaluation of projects in the area, administer and monitor
policies and coordination of overall implementation of activities within the
Sub Area in line with Save the Children policies and guidelines. He/she is
responsible for facilitating district level partnerships, networks and
collaborations with civil society organizations and local government
institutions for effective program delivery. The Sub Area Manager may be called
upon as and when necessary to support the emergency team in cases of
humanitarian crisis.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal candidate must hold a University
degree in domain related to food security and nutrition, environmental
management, sustainable agriculture, social sciences, development economics or
related areas. Post Graduate training in Project Management, Community
Development is an added advantage. Have working knowledge in integrated
programming (livelihood and nutrition) with child sensitive outcomes, child
rights-based programming, policy application and advocacy
5 years’ experience of which at least 2 years in
a senior management position.  At least 3
years of relevant experience working with community based social development
projects and with International NGOs particularly those addressing children’s
rights and those applying partnership approach.
Experience of working with local partners and
District Local Government in Health & Nutrition, FSL, Education, HIV/AIDS
or Child Protection program delivery
Ability to link program reviews, implementation,
learning and documentation with the sustainable development goals and global
issues like climate change
Ability to speak local language and directly
interact with target group will be an added advantage
Strong analytical skills and strategic planning
Ability to establish and maintain conducive
collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team.
Willingness to travel and work in hard-to-reach
areas, occasionally under strenuous conditions.
Computer literacy and excellent documentation
skills are a must.
Availability and willingness to work extra hours
during times of humanitarian responses.
Highly developed cultural awareness and ability
to work well in an international environment with people from diverse
backgrounds and cultures
Ability to intervene with crisis management or
troubleshooting as necessary.
Highly developed interpersonal and communication
skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching
Excellent time management and planning capacity
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply
online at the link below.

NB: Please apply
using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also
include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.
Deadline: 27th
February 2020
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