International NGO Managerial Jobs – Project Manager for U-LEARN Project

Job Title: Project Manager
Location: Kampala, Uganda
About Job:
Our client is an international NGO and has a proven track record of success in developing and implementing large-scale local economic and workforce development programs as well as financial services and sustainable resources programs worldwide. The Uganda Learn, Earn and Save Program (U-LEARN) is a project run by our client, in partnership with the MasterCard Foundation. The Learning, Earning and Saving Initiative demonstrates that effective market-oriented skills development, and access to finance for business start-ups can be a key lever to support disadvantaged youth tap into economic opportunities and create a sustainable livelihood.

Our client is looking to recruit a suitably qualified Ugandan for the position of Project Manager for Skills Development, in charge of the U-LEARN project. The successful candidate will be based in Kampala, but will be expected to occasionally travel to the four regions in Uganda where the project operates.
Key Duties & Responsibilities:
·         Plan, manage and implement skills development projects as contracted and allocated, in line with the organization’s mission, regulations and objectives.
·         Further development of skills development content within the Uganda program.
·         Actively support the business development function in the region with market intelligence and opportunity assessment for new projects and sponsors.
·         Provide skills development content for establishing expressions of interest, concept notes, proposals for new projects and sponsors.
·         Identify, advise and support partner organizations in their organizational development, capacity building and development of skills development curricula.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·         Advanced degree in economics, sociology or related subject.
·         Minimum of ten (10) years of experience in skills development/education.
·         Demonstrate a high level of integrity
·         Demonstrated maturity in management of teams and complex projects.
·         Local and international knowledge in managing a project.
·         The ideal candidate for this position should have a good understanding of capacity building approaches from a local and international perspective and should be able to work well under pressure, provide accurate and timely results and be open to travel in and out of the country
How to Apply:
If you believe that you are the right candidate for this position and can clearly demonstrate your ability to meet the criteria given above, please send your application, detailed curriculum vitae and copies of academic certificates quoting the reference number PMSD/11/12 to be addressed to:
The Executive Selection Division
Deloitte (Uganda) Limited 1st Floor, Rwenzori House
1 Lumumba Avenue
P.O. Box 10314, Kampala
Deadline: 16th November, 2012
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