Project Manager - Northern Uganda Basic Education NGO Careers - Save the Children International


Organisation: Save the Children International
Duty Station:   Uganda
Reports to: Area Manager

About US:
Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organization for children and has program presence in over 120 countries in the world and has been implementing programs for over 90 years. Save the Children envisions a Uganda in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We strive to create impact for children by delivering our Programmes through partnerships, by being innovative, by acting as the voice for and of children, and by achieving results at scale.  In Uganda, we implement programmes in six thematic programme areas of Child Protection, Child Rights Governance, Education, Livelihoods & Food Security, Health, Nutrition and HIV/AIDS in development and emergency contexts. Save the Children delivers programs in over 36 districts in the North, Rwenzori, North-Eastern and Central regions of Uganda, Currently, Save the Children has a staff complement of over 300 persons. We save children’s lives. We fight for their rights. We help them fulfil their potential. In 2014, we reached over 143 million children through our work around 52m directly and 91 million indirectly around the world.

Job Summary: The Project Manager -Northern Uganda Basic Education is responsible and accountable for the overall management and implementation of education programme, development, new partnership initiation, development and management, programme budgeting, budgetary and financial management, programme and financial reporting, human resources management, and administrative trouble shooting and support within the region. Technical programme management and implementation responsibilities include developing project plans, budgets and implementation plans, managing the accomplishment of targeted results and indicators etc.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Save the Children Project Manager -Northern Uganda Basic Education job placement should hold a bachelor’s degree in Education, Economics, Social Science or Development studies.
  • At least eight years of working experience in livelihood and youth empowerment related program or protection in Uganda and can manage a budget of at least US$ 700,000
  • Experience of working with local partners and District Local Government in production, Education, and community based services
  • Strong monitoring, evaluation and accountability skills, strong management of donor communications and visibility and ability to speak local language (Luo) and directly interact with target group
  • Ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team
  • Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must and highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the title link below.


Deadline: 23rd April 2018

For more of the latest jobs, please visit http://www.theugandanjobline.com or find us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline


Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...