World Vision Uganda Jobs – Project Manager

Job Title:      Project Manager
Organisation: World Vision Uganda
Project:        UPLIFT
Reports to:    Integrated Programmes Director
Duty Station:          Kampala,
About WVU:
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 40 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.”
Job Summary: The Project Manager will supervise
the project implementation to ensure maximum integration of synergies as
projects are implemented.
Key Duties and
1. Project
management and coordination: 
  • Lead and management implementation of
    urban programs in Kampala.
  • Mapping strategic stakeholders and
    partners for urban programs and potential donors.
  • Manage PR and engagements with potential
    funding agencies such as the private sector, UN agencies and governments.
  • Lead in the resource mobilization for
    urban programming and programs
2. Project
monitoring and evaluation:
  • Facilitate effective monitoring, documentation and reporting in
    compliance with agreed standards
  • Ensure a functional project M&E system
3. Finance
  • Manage project finances and assets in line with WV policy
  • Budget management and control
  • Manage sub granting processes to partners
4. Performance
management and supervision:
  • Manage, supervise and build capacity of
    staff in urban project development, management and implementation.
  • Monitor and document performance of
5. Project
  • Guide staff in design and development of
    Annual Operation Plans and budgets
  • Review project documents
6. Networking
and collaboration:
  • Identify and build strategic linkages, relations, collaborations and
    networks with partners and other stakeholders in planning and
  • Develop plat forms for sharing information with partners and
  • Guide and participate in joint campaigns, advocacy initiatives
    around youth empowerment with partners and stakeholders
  • Ensure project advocacy initiatives are implemented in line with
    WVUs Advocacy agenda
7. Documentation
and reporting:
  • Timely submission of end of monthly, bi – annual and annual reports
  • Documentation and sharing of best/promising practices to strengthen
    WVU`s institutional memory and learning on urban programming.
Perform any other
relevant duties as assigned.
Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant should possess a Degree in
    Social Sciences, Social Work & Social Administration, Economics,
    Development, Resource Management or related field
  • Three or more years experience in
    working with youth empowerment projects/programs
  • Knowledge of M&E, documentation and
  • Experience in capacity building for
    staff and partners and generally working with partners
  • Self-motivated with excellent time
    management skills.
  • Knowledge of the youth sector and
    context in Uganda
  • Experience with youth-centered advocacy
    and engagement
  • Ability to mainstream gender in project
    implementation, monitoring, documentation and reporting
  • Mature Christian, able to stand above
    denominational diversities
How to Apply: 
suitably qualified candidates must send their applications with complete
Curriculum Vitae, via email to:  Please address the
application to the People and Culture Specialist (Recruitment) and do indicate
the post title in the email subject line.
NB: Qualified
female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 29th November,

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