Project Manager- UPLIFT Project NGO Job Careers - World Vision International

Job Title:         Project Manager- UPLIFT Project
Organisation: World Vision International
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Livelihoods and Resilience Programme Manager

About US:
World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”

About the UPLIFT Project:
The UPLIFT Youth Livelihood project is an Urban Youth empowerment project that aims at contributing towards improving the economic wellbeing of vulnerable 5,000 youths aged 16-30 years in Kawempe, Nakawa and Makindye divisions of Kampala district. The Project will run from 2017 to 2022.

Job Summary: The Project Manager- UPLIFT Project will be responsible for strategic project leadership, external engagement, programme development, reporting and overall project management of UPLIFT Youth Livelihood project. The incumbent is also responsible for continuous project staff capacity building and day today support to project officers and other project staff.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the World Vision Project Manager- UPLIFT Project job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university in Humanities such as development studies, social & social administration, sociology, education and economics etc with a post graduate diploma in project planning and management.
  • Possession of Master’s degree in Project planning and management is an added advantage.
  • A minimum of three years’ experience and knowledge in Youth Livelihood programming in urban context and related technical models.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.


Please follow instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s e-recruitment portal.  Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 20th August 2017

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