29 May 2017

Project Manager - REACH Project NGO Jobs - World Vision International

Job Title:         Project Manager - REACH Project
Organisation: World Vision International
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Response Operations 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.”

Job Summary: The Project Manager - REACH Project will provide overall management and technical back stopping on Water, sanitation, hygiene and Child Protection in the project area and networking with various stakeholders including UN Agencies to achieve World Vision’s child well being out comes.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Manage quality project implementation, including proper data capturing using World Vision International approved data tracking systems or simple project level data capturing tools able to demonstrate project impact while ensuring all controls are in place.
  • Networking and stakeholder engagement: Coordinate and liaise with partners including donors, UN agencies and government through Coordination meetings and other related forums as a basis of fronting WVU WASH agendas.
  • Actively participate in fund raising initiatives through proposal writing and other avenues
  • The jobholder will compile and submit internal and external reports as per the stipulated Organizational and donor requirements using the right templates to the donors, Response Manager and WASH Programme Manager.
  • Oversee project assets and ensure proper project budget management to avoid both over and under expenditure.
  • Tasked with performance management for all staffs reporting directly to the WASH Project Manager position
  • Offer technical support to the M&E team in documenting good practices and other key learning areas on WASH.
  • Build capacity of the Project team on implementation of WASH and how it integrates with other technical programmes like child protection, Education and Livelihood.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the World Vision Project Manager - REACH Project job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Water/Civil Engineering or related disciplines.
  • Possession of a Master’s degree in Public Health or Water or related disciplines from a recognized University is an added advantage
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in implementing health, and WASH related activities of preferably with an NGO
  • Sound people management skills
  • Very strong facilitation and communication skills
  • Ability to write technical reports and proposals
  • Demonstrated computer literacy (MS Office Suite: MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint and databases)

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: 1st June 2017

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