Project Manager- Together For Inclusion NGO Job Vacancies – 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
About the Project:
Save the Children is a member of a consortium of local,
national and Norwegian based NGOs implementing Together for Inclusion (ToFi)
project in Uganda. Under ToFi, SCI will contribute towards improving the
participation of vulnerable children with specific needs, in particular
children with disabilities, to formal education through tailored support to
them and support to their teachers and all school stakeholders to enhance
inclusive education.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
The Project Manager will be SCI principal
representative/lead for the TOFI project 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 technical and operational leadership for ensuring effective
and efficient project implementation.
 S/he will
manage all aspects of project planning and quality implementation, including
providing technical expertise, project finance and budget compliance with donor
rules and regulations, supervising staff tasks and performance, coordinating
with partners, monitoring and evaluation, and reporting, building staff and
partner capacity as required.
S/he is will represent the organization in
projected related external meetings and workshops when required.
In addition, s/he will also responsible for
ensuring that all relevant Save the Children policies and procedures with
respect to child safeguarding, safety and security, code of conduct, equal
opportunities and other relevant policies are adhered to during program

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal applicant must hold a University
degree relevant to the child focused programming e.g. Inclusive Education
Management, Teacher Training, and International Child studies.
At least  five years of Project management experience
managing large education programs for an international NGO including working in
the disability and inclusion subsector
Experience managing high-quality donor funded
project(s) e.g. NORAD, MFA etc.
Experience in working in consortium and external
representation including with donors and education coordination meetings
Demonstrable technical expertise in the
assessment of, design and delivery of Teacher Professional Development programs
in inclusive education, including monitoring and evaluation
Has a good understanding of education thematic
subjects and demonstrated experience in working with the government and
education authorities at all levels.
Demonstrated skills in program planning, and all
aspects of project management.
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
Ability to analyze information, evaluate options
and to think and plan strategically.
Inter-personal skills to influence and guide
staff and partners in identifying programming opportunities and resolving
program challenges.
Commitment to the values and mission of Save the
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Fluency in English required.
Past experience working on disability/ inclusive
education project
Fluent in written and spoken English
Demonstrated capacity and experience in capacity
building approaches in their technical area (trainings, on the job support,
mentoring) including the development of individual capacity building plans
Ability to work with minimal supervision in
stressful environments
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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