Project Manager NGO Jobs – Partners for Community Health and Development Organisation (PACHEDO)


Job Title:    Project Manager

Organisation: Partners
for Community Health and Development Organisation (PACHEDO)

Duty Station: Palabek,
Lamwo Uganda

Reports to: Programme

Remuneration: One-year


About US:

Partners for
Community Health and Development Organisation (PACHEDO) founded in 2007 is a
registered NGO in Uganda and currently operational and implements projects in 5
main sectors (Agriculture and Livelihood, Health and Nutrition, WASH and Gender
Based Violence and Emergency interventions) in Northern Uganda- Acholi
sub-region (Amuru, Gulu and Lamwo districts), with the Head office located in
Pece Laaro Division Gulu City.


Through one of her
donor BMZ- Johanniter International Assistance PACHEDO, has received funding
for a 36 months’ Nutrition and WASH project to be implemented in Palabek
refugee settlement and surrounding sub-counties in Lamwo district Acholi
sub-region. PACHEDO is therefore seeking to recruit dynamic, highly motivated,
qualified and competent persons to fill the positions indicated below for the
Promotion of Improved Nutrition Project.

Very attractive


Job Summary: The
Project Manager is responsible for overseeing the financial, administrative
functions and coordinating implementation of project activities. By working
closely with the Health and Nutrition programme officer to ensure technical
standards, guide in periodic planning, budgeting, systematic implementation,
monitoring and reporting according to organizational and donor requirements.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

lead in the project implementation of the BMZ /Johanniter International
Assistance Nutrition and WASH project in Lamwo Palabek refugee settlement and
surrounding sub-counties /host communities.

timely implementation of the proposed donor activities through Nutrition and
WASH project Officers and support from the stakeholders.

project/programme activities are implemented according to recognized
international standards with appropriate monitoring and Evaluation plan.

appropriate Nutrition and WASH protocols and data collection tools are
available for use by the project team.

availability and compliance with the Nutrition and health Cluster, Ministry of
Health and international technical guidelines and protocols.

the Health Nutrition and food security situation on the ground and advice the
Senior Management Team.

and ensure that all project staff are fully knowledgeable with the project
design, objectives and deliverables to effectively implement the set project
activities and achieve the desired goal.

Take a
lead in program planning and provision of strategic direction in the

in activities with relevant government offices, UN Agencies and other partners
in Refugee settlements sub-county and the district leadership.

internal and external reporting and documentation requirements are on time and
accurate by maintaining comprehensive project documentation, plans and activity

periodic plans and reports to the Program Manager/Director.

proper documentation of plans, reports and other important documents for future
use and reference.

funding opportunities and actively participate in fund raising arrangements
with the relevant stakeholders.

for the effective and efficient management of all assets of the organization
entrusted strictly for only official work purposes in the project site.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The applicant
must hold a Nutrition or Food Science Technology Degree Preferably at Master’s
in Human Nutrition or Public Health.

graduate diploma in Human resource management and Monitoring and Evaluation
will be an added advantage.

experience in Humanitarian context, Coordination with an NGO and Nutritional
Assessment is desirable.

in Positive Deviance/Hearth and Care Group Model approaches are desirable.

in teaching /training adult learners. Training in basic household nutrition
practices will be added advantage.

in the IYCF practices, principles and operations associated with WASH,
Nutrition i.e nutrition specific or sensitive.

minimum of three (3) years’ practical field experience is desired with an NGO
or INGO.

to manage a team exercise sound judgment and make decisions independently.

communications skills both oral and written are desired.

knowledge of implementing multi-sectoral developmental projects

interpersonal and mobilization skills and proactive problem solving skills

to instruct and work with children, families, volunteers and community leaders

and sensitivity to gender equality, ethnic minority issues in confidential

computer skills with MS office and proven documentation and Excellent report
writing skills

to learn new concepts/ideas and willingness to work and live in a rural
community environment

A valid
motor vehicle driving license/permit, including the ability to ride/drive and
to access target communities and care for a motorcycle/vehicle assigned.


is an equal opportunity employer, Gender sensitive and has policies including
SHEA and a child protection policy that every staff is required to sign.


How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting only electronic
copies of not more than 2MB of an application letter, a detailed CV (max 3
pages)containing contact details including active telephone numbers of three
reference persons of which two must be professional referees, that includes
your supervisor of the most recent/previous employer, and a one-page motivation
letter, copies of relevant testimonials/certificates, to the following by
e-mail to and please Indicate clearly
on the application subject line the position applied for.


Applications must be
addressed to;

The Human Resources

Gulu. Uganda


NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Consider your application unsuccessful in case you do not hear from PACHEDO in
one-month time after the deadline.


Deadline: 17th December 2020 by 5:00pm


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