Project Manager NGO Career Jobs – LWF World Service

 

Job Title:    Project Manager

Organization: LWF
World Service

Duty Station:
Uganda

Reports to:  Sub
Program Manager

 

About US:

LWF World Service is
the humanitarian and development arm of the Lutheran World Federation. We are a
widely recognized, international, faith-based organization working in over 20
countries. We seek to bring people of all backgrounds together in the common
quest for justice, peace, and reconciliation in an increasingly complex and
fragmented world.

 

Job Summary:  The Project Manager will oversee and ensure
that all activities related to the project are implemented in a timely and
efficient manner according to the agreed LWF Uganda, and Donor Guidelines, and
provide leadership and coordination for all aspects related to project
activities in the designated Sub-Program.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Plans,
coordinates, implements, supervises, monitors and evaluates all project
activities under the project in line with the approved project documents and
signed cooperation agreement;

·       
Coordinates
and supervises the Project Officers and Project Assistants under the project in
the overall planning, management, implementation and monitoring of activities
and takes appropriate action to ensure efficient and effective performance;

·       
Prepares
periodic project work plans and budgets in conjunction with the section heads,
the Sub Program Manager and Accountant to ensure appropriate utilization of
project resources;

·       
Monitors
cash flow projections, and reports actual cash flows and variance to Sub
program Manager and Program Coordinator on a regular basis (monthly);

·       
Prepares
and submits quality and timely quarterly and final narrative reports as per the
cooperation agreement;

·       
Completes
and updates the M&E Planning Matrix based on data collected during monthly
field visits and from reports received from LWF Project Officers and relevant
community structures;

·       
Ensures
that monthly field research involving the collection of qualitative and
quantitative data is conducted and analyses/compiles the data to measure
progress against project objective/results/indicators/activities, to assess
project impact on beneficiaries and, if need be, to make recommendation for
appropriate action;

·       
Conducts
visits to beneficiaries in project sites to assess and verify project
implementation against project standards and donor requirements;

·       
In close
collaboration with the Procurement Unit, develops the project procurement plan.
Based on the procurement plan, requests for/initiates procurement of required
project items/supplies for the assigned sector(s) in line with LWF policies,
guidelines and procedures;

·       
Liaises
and consults regularly with the relevant local authorities, community leaders,
civil society/non-governmental organizations, collaborating/implementing
partners and other stakeholders where appropriate, in conjunction with the Team
Leader, in relation to the planning, designing and implementation of all the
community-based project activities;

·       
Coordinates
closely with the beneficiaries and local community leaders to ensure efficient
execution of project activities and optimum utilization of project items and/or
ideas provided within the approved budget, and for planning, implementation,
monitoring and evaluation of project activities;

·       
Implement
all planned project activities with expertise and in a manner that leads to
attainment of the project goals and outcomes;

·       
Keep
records of all activities including project assets under custody/use,
beneficiary list, partner list, assets or inputs provided, activity and
monitoring reports, lists of beneficiaries from the project, etc;

·       
Ensure
100% implementation of the planned project activities on a monthly basis and
that budgets are not under and over spent;

·       
Develop
activity and budget tracking tool, and use on a monthly basis to track and
report on activity and budget management;

·       
Support
in collaboration and tabulation on a regular basis field data on project
activities carried out and undertake impact assessment using participatory
approaches for all beneficiaries to determine the relevance and impact of the
assistance;

·       
Ensure
that proper mapping of project beneficiaries is done & information shared
in time. Regular visits to all beneficiary sites where project activities are
undertaken, check on progress, offer support in line with the project
objectives;

·       
In
collaboration with the PMER unit, lead in development of Tools and ensure
effective deployment and use of the Survey CTO.

·       
Management
of several water sanitation team activities in parallel to drilling boreholes,
installing the water points and educating and training the community on how to
maintain and use them.

·       
Reception
and record keeping of WASH hardware material (new boreholes, rehabilitated
/repaired water sources and systems and latrines, pumps, tools box)

·       
Developing
proposals and budgets for water and sanitation projects in collaboration with
the project team and partners;

·       
Selecting,
modifying or designing appropriate water and sanitation infrastructure, and
suitable community-based maintenance and repair systems;

·       
Designing
and ensuring the effective promotion of appropriate hygiene and sanitation
messages;

·       
Designing
and implementing surveys and assessments related to the field of water and
sanitation when needed.

·       
Designing
and conducting training for community representatives, partners and LWF staff
on water supply, maintenance, and hygiene and sanitation extension.

·       
Developing
and documenting written protocols and standard operating procedures for the
water and sanitation programs.

·       
Compiling
and maintaining a comprehensive WASH database with a detailed profile of all
water systems.

·       
Undertaking
any other related tasks, or other responsibilities as may be assigned by your
supervisor.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate must hold a University Degree in Civil Engineering with a bias
in Water Engineering, Hydrology or a related technical field;

·       
Advanced
degree in the technical field of water supply, sanitation or Public health will
be added value;

·       
Post-graduate
qualification in Project Planning and Management

·       
At least
five years of professional management and implementation experience in the
field of water and environment;

·       
Previous
experience in water supply, sanitation, hygiene promotion and WASH areas;

·       
Knowledge
of the latest developments and technology in low cost sanitation, hygiene
promotion and capacity building;

·       
Demonstrate
well-developed interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, both
verbal and written, as well as negotiation skills.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should submit an updated CV and Application
letter in Pdf format and not more that 3mb, giving a day time telephone
contact  and email addresses of 3 (three)
work related referees only  through  our recruitment  email recruitment.uga@lutheranworld.org

 

Please use the full
job title of the position you are applying for as the subject line

 

Deadline: 24th February 2021 by 5:00pm

 

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