Project Manager Non-profit 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 240 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 support South Sudanese refugees in the West Nile region
(Rhino Camp) and Republic Democratic of Congo refugees in the Western region
(Rwamwanja Camp) of Uganda. Save the Children’s focus will be on treatment of
acute malnutrition and prevention of stunting through the implementation of
Targeted Supplementary Feeding Programme (TSFP) and Maternal Child Health and
Nutrition (MCHN) programme in both settlements. The incumbent 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 and 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.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Save the Children Project Manager job
    placement should hold a Graduate training in Nutrition or equivalent
    combination/blend of training and experience.
  • Postgraduate training in nutrition or another relevant discipline is
    preferred.
  • A minimum of four years of direct experience in nutrition
    programming, planning, implementation and/or evaluation
  • Demonstrated ability to work in nutrition emergency program in
    collaboration with national health authorities and international partners
    and familiarity with the TSFP and MCHN interventions in Uganda
  • Ability to analyze information, evaluate options and to think and
    plan strategically and demonstrate knowledge of grant regulations and
    policies.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the title
link below.
Deadline: 22nd June 2018
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