Project Manager NGO Job Careers – Save the Children International

Job Title:              Project Manager
Organisation: Save the
Children International
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organization for
children and has program presence in over 120 countries in the world and has
been implementing programs for over 90 years. Save the Children envisions a
Uganda in which every child attains the right to survival, protection,
development and participation. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the
way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in
their lives. We strive to create impact for children by delivering our
Programmes through partnerships, by being innovative, by acting as the voice
for and of children, and by achieving results at scale.  In Uganda, we implement programmes in six
thematic programme areas of Child Protection, Child Rights Governance,
Education, Livelihoods & Food Security, Health, Nutrition and HIV/AIDS in
development and emergency contexts. Save the Children delivers programs in over
36 districts in the North, Rwenzori, North-Eastern and Central regions of
Uganda, Currently, Save the Children has a staff complement of over 300
persons. We save children’s lives. We fight for their rights. We help them
fulfil their potential. In 2014, we reached over 143 million children through
our work around 52m directly and 91 million indirectly around the world.
Job Summary: The Project
Manager will be the principal representative of the project and will work with
Save the Children’s field, regional and country offices, but will have
leadership responsibility for the overall management of the award. S/he will
provide strategic and operational leadership to develop and implement a
successful program.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
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The ideal candidate for the Save the Children
Project Manager job placement should hold a Bachelor’s degree or higher in a
relevant subject or equivalent field experience
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At least five years of management experience
including working in emergency response, direct experience in implementing
large, multi-thematic and multi-location programs.
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Experience managing high-quality EU and UN
funded project(s) and managing large education programs for an international
NGO.
·        
Previous experience managing livelihoods
projects, including small business development.
·        
Demonstrated skills in program planning, and all
aspects of project management.
·        
Experience in promoting children’s rights and
gender, including participation in programming, design, implementation and
evaluation and ability to analyze information, evaluate options and to think
and plan strategically.



·        
Demonstrated knowledge of EU and UN regulations
and policies.
·        
Inter-personal skills to influence and guide
staff and partners in identifying programming opportunities and resolving program
challenges.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by
clicking on the title link below.
Deadline: 7th December 2017

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