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Project Manager – Education NGO Career Jobs – War Child Canada (WCC)

 

Job Title:    Project Manager – Education

Organization:  War Child Canada (WCC)

Duty Station:  Uganda

Reports to:
Head of Programmes

 

About US:

War Child Canada
(WCC) is an international charity, with the vision of “a world where no child
knows war”.  War Child Canada works with
war affected communities to help children reclaim their childhood through
access to education, opportunities, and justice with cross cutting themes of
child protection and gender.  War Child
Canada also takes an active role in raising public awareness around the impact
of war on communities and the shared responsibility to act. Currently WCC
implements protection, education and livelihood programs for refugees and host
communities in Adjumani, Moyo/Obongi, Lamwo, Yumbe, Arua and Isingiro
districts.

 

Job Summary:  Reporting to the Head of Programmes, the
Project Manager Wellspring Education is responsible for the development,
supervision and effective management of the WCC Education project titled
“Educate: Securing the Future of South Sudanese Children through Education”
implemented in Adjumani districts. 
He/she will be responsible for effective implementation of the project
in accordance with the project objectives, activities and targets, including
developing detailed implementation plan, monitoring and evaluation, preparing
quality project narrative and financial reports, developing and managing
partnerships, and managing and supervising the project team.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Project Management
and Delivery:

·       
In
consultation with the Head of Programs and the project team, develop and
implement clear project implementation plans ensuring that the plan is aligned
with the project design as well as WCC and donor compliance.

·       
Be
responsible for effective management of the implementation of the project in
line with the project proposal and implementation plans ensuring timely
delivery of high-quality results.

·       
Ensure
that all WCC project implementation policies, systems, procedures, and
standards as well as donor funding contractual requirements are fully
understood by the project team, complied with, and adhered to.

·       
Lead the
process of networking, developing, and managing strategic partnerships with
government departments and non-governmental organizations for effective
implementation of the project in accordance with the project proposal and
plans.

·       
Be the
focal point and main contact person in WCC Uganda regarding the project,
including communication and liaising with other WCC staff and partners.

·       
In
consultation with the Head of Programs, actively represent WCC in field and
national level external sector forums, networks, coordination meetings and
events as required.

Grant Management:

·       
Develop,
maintain, and regularly review financial plans to deliver project objectives
and plans, including preparing and implementing project spending plans and
quarterly financial forecasts/projects.

·       
Carry
out monthly and quarterly budget variance reviews and in consultation with the
Head of Programs and Finance and Administration Manager (FAM) develop and
implement actions to address any potential challenges in a proactive manner.

Monitoring,
Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL):

·       
Working
closely with the Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL)
Team, develop and implement robust MEAL framework, plan, and system to measure,
document and disseminate progress, results, and organizational learning.

·       
In
consultation with the Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning
(MEAL) Team, oversee the planning and implementation of baseline survey, safety
audit, mid-term and final project evaluations in accordance with the project
proposal and donor funding agreement.

·       
Plan,
organize and facilitate quarterly, annual, mid-term and end of project and
budget review meetings and workshops, and prepare and submit to the Head of
programs quality review reports.

·       
In
consultation with the project team and Head of Programs, lead the process of
documentation and dissemination of learning and liaise with other WCC Uganda
programs teams, WCC Headquarters and other WCC country programs, to share
learning, best practices and successes of the project.

·       
Be
responsible for timely preparation and submission of WCC internal and donor
project narrative and financial high quality reports (monthly, quarterly,
annual, mid-term and end of project) to the Head of Programs, ensuring full
compliance with WCC policy and donor funding contractual requirements. Human
Resource (HR) and Operations:

·       
Be
responsible for performance-based management, supervision, and capacity
development of project staff, including identification of capacity building
needs of project partners.

·       
Working
closely with the Logistics Assistant, ensure up-date-date recording and
effective management, accountability, and utilization all project goods,
supplies and equipment.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a first degree or equivalent qualification in Education,
Social Studies, International Development, or related discipline.

·       
At least
five years of project management experience in a similar or related
field/sector.

·       
Proven
ability to develop, manage and monitor project budgets.

·       
Strong
understanding of participatory approaches and current developments trends in
general and the education sector in particular.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should send an updated CV with a cover letter as one PDF document (3 pages max,
including three professional referees current and/or past line managers)  to HR department: War Child Canada, Plot
1006, Kironde Road, Muyenga, Kampala 
OR  martha@warchild.ca with the
subject: position of …

 

Deadline: Friday 6th November 2020 by 5:00pm

 

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