US NGO Jobs - Team Leader - Lutheran World Relief (LWR)

Job Title:              Team Leader
Organisation: Lutheran World Relief (LWR)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Country Representative

About US:
Lutheran World Relief is a US non-profit organization that works with local partners to provide lasting solutions to poverty, injustice and human suffering. LWF Uganda works to reduce people’s vulnerability, supporting them to realize their potential, to build on their assets, and to respond to their own problems and needs. LWF Uganda currently has five areas of operation in Pader, Kitgum, Adjumani, Katakwi, Sembabule, Kampala and Kamwenge Districts.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·         The ideal candidate for the Lutheran World Relief (LWR) Team Leader career opportunity should hold a bachelor’s degree in management, finance, development studies or other relevant field)
·         Possess relevant professional training in M&E and/or Project Management is an advantage;
·         A minimum of five years’ experience in a senior management position in an international organization involved in development and/or humanitarian work;
·         Previous exposure and experience of working with refugees or internally displaced persons is an advantage.
·         Significant experience in managing partnerships and coordinating complex and sensitive projects;
·         Previous experience of working in relation to UN agencies like UNHCR, or UNICEF is an advantage;
·         Demonstrated experience in project management including general knowledge and understanding of international donors’ policies and procedures, monitoring and evaluation of projects in accordance to the set and agreed upon standards.;
·         Dynamic leader with creative problem-solving skills, particularly in challenging situations; cultural sensitivity and adaptability;

·         High degree of integrity and professional responsibility with a commitment to results;
·         Strong communication skills are required;
·         Language Skills
·         Fluency in English

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications (One-page motivation letter, explaining the candidate’s suitability for the position and an updated Curriculum vitae (CV), with the names and e-mail addresses of three professional referees and send via Email to:

NB: Please do not include certificates for education, trainings, etc. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 8th December 2017 by 4:00pm

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