NGO Managerial Jobs – Project Manager at CESVI – Cooperazione e Sviluppo Onlus

Job Title: Project Manager
Organisation:  CESVI – Cooperazione e Sviluppo Onlus
Duty Station: Agago (Kalongo)
About CESVI:
Cesvi operates in the Agago (Kalongo) and Lango (Lira) districts.
Sector activities include: rural development with the construction and rehabilitation of wells; protection and management of water resources; construction of latrines; distribution of seeds and farm tools; agricultural training; capacity building; land rights.
The Cesvi Kalongo program aims at improving labor productivity, farmers skills and practices as well as at promoting land rights in the area.
Kalongo is usually quiet and relatively safe, and foreigners can normally move around without harassment or danger, provided that they respect local cultural sensibilities.
The main duty station will be Kalongo with willingness to frequently travel within the program area. The person will respond to the HQ’s Desk Officer and the Cesvi Uganda CR.
Key Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Be responsible of the technical coordination of Cesvi program activities in the area, including planning, implementation and management
  • Work in coordination with program management local staff to ensure appropriate day-to-day management of projects, field coordination and program monitoring
  • Personally attend all activities related to project management, including administration, accounting, procurement (in accordance with CESVI rules and regulations), staffing and reporting
  • Directly supervise, mentor and monitor the work of the local staff
  • Report to the Desk Officer at HQs level and CR, through e-mails, other mailing, telephone calls and periodic reports, as required
  • Carry out briefing and de-briefing with the Desk Officer at the beginning and at the end of his/her assignment
  • Attend a compulsory training at the beginning of his/her assignment at Headquarters level.
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
  • Degree in International Cooperation, Agronomy, Rural Development or related subjects
  • Minimum of 2 years professional experience in development sector
  • Strong organizational, management and planning skills
  • Excellent knowledge of English (written and spoken)
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office programs
  • Good communication skills with ability to work closely with CESVI local staff, beneficiaries and partners
  • Cross cultural awareness, sensitivity and patience
  • Very flexible and with a positive attitude.
  • Previous experience in food security and in capacity building projects
  • Experience in management of food security and livelihood projects, preferably in Uganda or East African countries
  • The presence in the Country and a valid Ugandan work permit will be considered an advantage.
 How to Apply:
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 Deadline: 31st Mar 2013
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