Project Manager NGO Jobs – Humanity & Inclusion (Handicap International Federation)

Job
Title:           
 Project
Manager
Organization: Humanity
& Inclusion (Handicap International Federation)
Duty Station: Kiryandongo,
Oyam, Nwoya or Gulu, Uganda
Gross Salary: UGX.
5,782,342 /=
Reports to: HI’s
Operations Coordinator
Starting Date: October
1st 2020
Length of contract: 18 months
About US:
Handicap
International Federation (operating under the name Humanity & Inclusion) is
an independent and impartial aid and development organisation working in
situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. We work alongside
disabled and vulnerable people to help meet their essential needs, improve
their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental
rights.
About Project:
The Poverty Shift
Project (Partnership for Disability-Inclusive Ultra-Poor Graduation Project,
Uganda), is a social-economic empowerment and resilient project targeting 2,700
ultra-poor households: 70% and 15% of households respectively where project
holder is a woman and or a person with disability.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  The Project Manager will have to create and
maintain an environment of strict adherence to professional and HI code of
conduct to ensure the provision of disability inclusive livelihood
opportunities and safeguarding exploitation of beneficiaries by:
Coordinating the
poverty shift project
·       
Manage
the poverty shift project in line with the project’s contractual obligations.
·       
Conduct
support supervision, participatory reviews, capacity building, and engagement
with consortium partners as required.
·       
Develop
and maintain an excellent working relationship with consortium partners,
disabled people organization, and government line ministries.
·       
Ensure
the inclusion of voices of the person with disabilities is heard in the project
and enhance their meaningful participation in the decision making process.
·       
Represent
HI in all consortium forums and all other relevant working groups in NGO
fraternity in Uganda.
·       
Organize
relevant project events such as meetings, training, reviews, and workshops.
·       
Participate
in the development of the proposal and design of projects on disability
inclusion projects in the HI Uganda Mission.
Building Capacity
of staff and consortium partners on disability inclusion
·       
Conduct
needs assessment on disability inclusion and review action points as it relate
to the consortium partners, local government entities (district), and conduct
capacity building of such.
·       
Participate
in the review of the barriers and facilitators action points to inform
inclusion practices of the consortium partners.
·       
Ensure
the availability of appropriate tools in guiding, training, and other capacity
building related activities.
·       
To
mentor and coach the HI team (Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist and
MHPSS) and consortium partners on disability inclusion.
·       
Participate
in the review of the consortium policy documents to make them inclusive and
advocate on the same.
Monitoring and
reporting:
In close
collaboration with the MEAL team:
·       
Support
project monitoring and evaluation and ensure the disaggregation of data in
terms of gender, age, and disability.
·       
Document
lessons learned and good practices, including the development of an internal
and external mechanism for knowledge sharing on disability inclusion in
livelihood projects in HI and consortium partner.
·       
Collect
high-quality data, including stories of change and case studies to feed into HI
and consortia MEAL framework.
·       
Ensure
the development of high-quality project report in collaboration with consortium
partners and other stakeholders and ensure timely submission of the same.
·       
In line
with HI and Consortium MEAL framework, monitor and report on the project
progress.
Demonstrating   ethics, safe, secure and professional
practices
·       
To show professional
ethics, respect and promote Humanity and Inclusion Mandate and humanitarian
principles at all times
·       
To
respect the Humanity & Inclusion protection of children policy, the
protection of beneficiaries from sexual exploitation and abuse policy, the
anti-fraud bribery and corruption policy, and report to your line manager any
non-respect of HI’s policies amongst the teams or partners.
·       
To
report any incident or act that causes any harm to the beneficiary or others.
·       
To
contribute to the definition and update of security framework at the country
office.
·       
To
observe at all times, strict commitment to Humanity & Inclusion Security
& Safety regulations as per procedures in place at the mission level.
·       
To
support internal information dissemination to relevant focal persons at mission
level, aiming at reinforcing the security and safety of Humanity and Inclusion
staff and assets.
·       
To
participate in security meetings upon the line manager request and report
relevant information to the appropriate persons



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
applicant for the Handicap International Project Manager job should preferably
hold a Degree in Rehabilitation sciences, development studies, social sciences,
public health, and or business administration.
·       
Theoretical
and practical knowledge and skills in project management.
·       
At least
two years of practical experience in strong comprehension of the disability
inclusion programming
·       
At least
two years of practical experience in participatory approaches in
disability-inclusive livelihoods and economic empowerment programming.
·       
Project
cycle management and related tools and methodologies;
·       
Planning
& Monitoring
·       
Communication
and Facilitation skills
·       
Capacity
building: training design and implementation coaching and mentoring.
·       
Fluency
in English: written and spoken and strong writing skills;
·       
Good
qualification in the use of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and internet
Personal Qualities:
·       
Proven
managerial skills
·       
Proven
representation experience;
·       
Ability
to work under high pressure;
·       
Strong
interpersonal and intercultural skills
·       
Strong
communication and networking skills
·       
Strong
interest in the fields related to HI mandate
Condition:
Starting Date:
October 1st 2020
Length of contract:
18 months (until 30th March 2022)
Basic Salary: UGX
5,782,342
How to Apply:
If you feel you meet
the requirements, please send an updated CV (3 pages max, including three
professional referees current and/or past line managers) with a cover letter to
HR department at recruitment@uganda.hi.org indicating the position applied for
and preferred duty station.
Any efforts to
influence the recruitment process will lead to automatic disqualification.
Deadline: 31st March 2020 by 2:00pm
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