Project Manager – Livelihoods and Cash Project Non-profit Jobs – DanChurchAid (DCA)

Organisation: DanChurchAid (DCA)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Humanitarian Team Leader
About US:
DanChurchAid (DCA) is a faith-based, non-missionary relief and
development organization based in Copenhagen, Denmark and founded in 1922. DCA
has supported development and humanitarian programs in Uganda for over 35
years, working in partnership with local partners. DCA is a member of the ACT
Alliance. Our key competencies in Uganda are livelihoods and food security,
humanitarian response, and civil society development.
Job Summary: The Project
Manager – Livelihoods and Cash Project takes responsibility of programmatic and
operational deliverables of the project in the DCA geographical areas of
operation. The manager shall ensure effective project implementation, budget
management and reporting needs in line with the requirements of DanChurchAid,
the consortium lead organisation (Mercy Corps) and the donor. He/she will also
be responsible for quality control of all deliverables including coordination
of project activities. Further, the PM will represent DCA in relevant sector
meetings, coordinate and maintain close links to consortium members, UNHCR and
OPM. Key roles include; ensure compliance to DCA and donor systems, effective
team management and supervision of project staff, promote accountability and
PSEA, ensure effective and efficient use of resources within the project,
contribute to development of similar projects, develop and maintain effective
working relationships with all relevant stakeholders at a district level (consortium
members, government and non-government) in order to promote effective
coordination, visibility, and appropriate engagement.
Key Duties and
  • Responsible for the overall management and
    achievements of the project. Ensure implementation of the project as per
    the contractual obligations outlined in the contract between DCA and the
    lead agency, including planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting.
  • Lead and ensure technical excellence of
    project implementation in livelihoods and cash-based interventions.
  • Oversee and coordinate relevant
    assessments, reviews, evaluations, learning events and service providers.
  • Collaborate closely with other DCA staff
    to ensure compliance to the Core Humanitarian Standards, a human rights
    based approach, PSEA and gender mainstreaming.
  • Undertake regular monitoring and quality
    assurance of project activities and results and budget expenditure.
  • Write and produce monthly, annual
    narrative and financial reports for the project
  • Actively participate in and contribute to
    all networks, sector meetings that are relevant to the project in Bidibidi
    refugee settlement.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the DanChurchAid
    (DCA) Project Manager – Livelihoods and Cash Project job opportunity should a Master’s
    degree in Agriculture, social science or Business development related
  • Eight years of practical experience of
    managing humanitarian projects with a good track record of effectively
    leading a team of more than five staff in an INGO setting. 
  • Good track record in networking and
    coordination including leading of sector working groups/clusters
  • Extensive experience of agro business and
    market facilitation, cash based interventions, , supporting systemic
    change among beneficiaries is a must
  • Experience of mobilizing and working with
    farmers using the farmer field school approach.
  • Previous experience of working in
    emergency response
  • Knowledge of CHS and other accountability
  • Experience in Mobile Monitoring Technology
  • Experience of working with groups to
    develop and maintain IGAs and VSLAs
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the
DanChurchAid (DCA) in the aforementioned capacity should apply online at the
link below.
Deadline: 5th April 2018
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