Project Manager NGO Job Careers – Amref Health Africa

Job Title:   Project Manager  
Organization:  Amref
Health Africa
Duty Station:  Uganda
About US:
Amref Health Africa
is an international African organization founded in Kenya in 1957. Our
Headquarters are in Nairobi with major programmes in Ethiopia, Kenya, South
Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda, and two regional hubs in Southern and Western
Africa based in South Africa and Senegal Respectively.
Job Summary:  The Project Manager will provide technical
expertise and support in project activity, strategy development and implementation
at the county level.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
technical support and supervision of WASH/ COVID-19 Transform project
specifically in Water, sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) and Social Behavior Change
Communication to ensure quality, effectiveness and timely implementation.
technical support in implementation of WASH/ COVID-19 Transform project
specifically in Water, sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) and Social Behavior Change
Communication to ensure timely implementation and achievement of the intended
of objective of effective COVID 19 control and prevention.
in developing timely and accurate funding proposals in line with donor
requirements and Amref Health Africa standards in collaboration with other
sector specialists.
building of staff and communities in programming and implementation of Hand and
Environmental Hygiene in the control of COVID 19.
the timely preparation of monthly, quarterly, annual and end of program reports
on WASH/COVID Transform project and ensure that the reports are prepared in a
timely manner and in accordance with donors and Amref Health Africa standards.
preparation and conducting of training for WASH/COVID Transform project
specifically Hand and Environmental Hygiene in the control of COVID 19 on a
sustainable basis using FIETS approach.
and disseminate best practices on hand and environmental Hygiene in control of
the preparation of budgets, work-plans, and reports and review the same to
ensure that project budgets are effectively managed and timely development and
implementation of quality quarterly project implementation plans
regular performance review meetings with the key project stakeholders and
supervise the work of partner organizations
adequate consultation and participation at all project stages while creating
and coordinating community partnerships with other possible stakeholders
(government, private sector, NGOs)
with stakeholders to refine indicators for evaluating the project successes and
organizing participatory
conducting regular assessment of progress on the project activities.
integration of project activities with other Amref Health Africa supported
initiatives in the Program Unit while participating in operational research
related to the project.
and network with the Office of the MoH, District Community Development Office,
District water office, District Health Inspectors Office, District Health
Office, +Community Based Organizations and NGOs and other relevant departments
working in the Districts/Divisions in providing technical support and
assistance to WASH/COVID-19 Transform projects.
that existing business processes, standards and guidelines related to COVID-19
control are effectively implemented by District teams.
fully and actively in all COVID 19 control and prevention intervention in the
districts/Divisions that are relevant to the project
with the country office to provide other project staffs with the appropriate
COVID-19 Control and prevention technical orientation needed to accelerate and
enhance project impact.
that districts and Division teams participates in monitoring and supporting the
timely and appropriate utilization of budgeted resources for all the WASH/COVID
transform projects;
with key stakeholders, Community, government, church, mosque and other civil
society representatives in order to maximize the impact of the organization
the program manager on duties outside the district e.g., COVID-19 District and
Division task force meetings, workshops, NGO Forum Meetings etc.
in COVID-19 national programs implemented at district level.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
applicant for the Amref Health Africa Project Manager career  placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in
Environmental Health sciences, Development Studies, community health and social
works and administration or their equivalent. Advanced training in Public
Health or international relations will be an added advantage.
At least
five years of relevant experience. Two years of significant experience in
management is a must.
in Social and Behavior Change communication, proposal writing, needs
assessments, surveys, information management and people management.
NGO experience
and problem solving skills
English written and verbal communication skills.
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send an updated CV including three work related referees and cover
letter addressed to the Human Resources Business Partner, Amref Health Africa
in Uganda through
NB: Emails should
not exceed 2MB.
Deadline: 17th June 2020
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