Project Manager – KOICA Job Placement – Save the Children International

Job Title:          Project
Manager – KOICA
Organisation: Save
the Children International
Duty Station:   Kampala, 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. 
Job Summary:  The Program Manager takes overall
responsibility for managing the KOICA project, guiding and monitoring the
performance of team of 9 program staff. Working closely with the Regional Area
Manager and the Save the Children Korea Advisor and the Head of health, he/she
will ensure the overall compliance and integrity of the program, and ensure its
success and visibility. S/he will provide leadership and daily oversight for
planning and implementation of activities including; internal monitoring and
evaluation of project The Project Manager will work closely and liaise with the
other project Managers of other projects in the region to spar integration and
benefit from project synergies within the region. The Program Manager may be
called upon as and when necessary to support the emergency team in cases of
humanitarian crisis.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants for the Save the Children Project Manager – KOICA job
    placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Medicine, Nursing or a higher
    diploma in Midwifery with significant field experience. Social Scientists
    with a post graduate qualification in Public Health at Masters level in
    addition to long term working experience in the health sector are also
    encouraged to apply.
  • Five years of experience managing Health /MNCH/SRH and gender
    related programs in Uganda (preferably with an International NGO).
  • Previous experience in managing teams to deliver results; People
    management skills – team building, with experience of supervising staff
  • Proven experience in training and building capacity of various
    stakeholders in Maternal Neonatal and Child Health
  • Understanding of models of taking health interventions to scale
  • Budget monitoring and management skills with experience in managing
    medium -large sized projects
  • Experience of working with local partners and conduct training as a
    Master trainer in ICCM, Community newborn care and family planning
    delivery and mentorship of Village Health Teams needed.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the title
link below.
Deadline: 14th December 2018
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