Project Manager Basic Education NGO Careers – Save the Children International

Job Title:          Project Manager Basic Education
Organisation: Save the Children International
Duty Station: Arua, 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 oversight of project implementation and have
leadership responsibility for the overall management of the award. S/he will
work with Save the Children’s field, regional and country offices and will
provide strategic and operational leadership to develop and implement a
successful program. The Project Manager will ensure adherence to overall
technical and programmatic quality in implementation, compliance with donor
rules and regulations, and the timely submission of all deliverables, including
annual work plans, performance monitoring plans, reports as required

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant for the Save the Children Project Manager job placement should
    hold a Bachelor’s degree or higher in Education to MSc/MA/MEng level in a
    relevant subject or equivalent field experience
  • Five
    years of management experience including working in emergency response,
    direct experience in implementing large, multi-thematic and multi-location
  • Experience
    managing large education programs for an international NGO.
  • Demonstrated
    skills in leadership and supervision of staff and in building and
    maintaining a high performing team.
  • Experience
    in promoting children’s rights and gender, including participation in
    programming, design, implementation and evaluation.
  • Ability
    to analyze information, evaluate options and to think and plan
  • Demonstrated
    knowledge of UNHCR regulations and policies, and experience managing
    high-quality UNHCR funded project(s).
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by
clicking on the title link below.
Deadline: 18th January 2018
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