Projects Manager NGO Jobs – IRC

Job Title:     Projects Manager
Organization: IRC
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
IRC is an international non-profit organisation in the field of water
supply, sanitation, hygiene (WASH) and integrated water resources management
(IWRM). With 49 years of experience, IRC runs large-scale programmes in six
focus countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America; and projects in more than 25
countries supported by a team of over 70 staff across the world. IRC is
headquartered in The Netherlands.
Job Summary: The Projects
Manager will take a leading role in the strategic development of the country
programme, ensuring an integrated programme approach that adheres to IRC’s
standards and policies. The Projects Manager will take specific responsibility
for leading, coordinating, managing and reporting on the design, development
and implementation of IRC Uganda’s projects in accordance with IRC Uganda’s
Strategy relevant MoUs with Government of Uganda and funding partners.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Formulate, organize and monitor inter-connected
Decide on suitable strategies and objectives
Coordinate cross-project activities
Develop and control deadlines, budgets and
Coordinate the development and implementation
IRC Uganda’s new country programme strategy for the next five years
Oversee the development of new and innovative
IRC Uganda projects through appropriate Project Concept Notes, Proposals and
associated budgets, ensuring adherence to IRC’s programme cycle management
Work in liaison with the Country Director and
Finance and Operations Manager to ensure effective compliance with funding agreements
and project budgets
Assist the Communications and Knowledge
Management Advisor to develop relevant WASH information products from the
projects work
Offer technical support in Projects Management
to the IRC Uganda team

Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal
candidate for the IRC Projects Manager job opportunity should preferably hold a Master’s Degree in Project
Planning and Management, Development Studies, Public Health or other related
training in local governance, project management, gender and developmen
The applicant must hold a Masters level
qualification in Project Planning and Management, Development Studies, Public
Health, WASH, or other related discipline.
A minimum of ten years of professional working
experience in a similar function with at least 5 years managing water,
sanitation and hygiene sector projects
Prior experience in senior programme management,
including experience in planning, developing coordinating and evaluating
Significant exposure and experience with an
international multi-disciplinary team
Significant experience of programme design and
successful funding proposal development.
Proven management and communication skills
including the ability to motivate, support and mentor staff and to pass on this
competency to staff
Substantive demonstrable experience in support
to all phases of the monitoring and evaluation process
Previous exposure and competence in networking
and effective relationship building with peers, donors and government.
High level of diplomacy and tact
Previous exposure and experience in approaches
to supporting community participation and accountability with programme design
and implementation.
Advanced and proven ability in written and spoken
Skills in Digital Data Gathering, statistics and
statistical analysis software packages
Previous exposure and experience with gender and
equality mainstreaming
Cross-cultural awareness and sensitivity
Strong research, evaluation and analytical
Proficiency in quantitative and qualitative data
Good planning and management skills
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
application letters, updated CVs and details of their contacts (telephone,
email address and contacts of three referees) to
Deadline: 23rd November,
For more of the latest jobs, please visit or
find us on our facebook page

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.