Project Manager, KFW (Refugee Response Fund) Non-profit Careers – Save the Children International

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. 
Job Summary:   The Project Manager, KFW (Refugee Response
Fund) will support implementation of Education Programs in the South Sudanese
Response in Yumbe District. On this role, you will be the principal
representative of the project to the consortium and 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. 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. This is a
fantastic opportunity for someone who is consistently dissatisfied with the
status quo, but enough of a realist to understand when to drive for change and
when not to; to help ensure positive and lasting change in the lives of the
most marginalized and vulnerable children. In order to be successful you will
bring or have:

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants for the Save the Children Project Manager, KFW
    (Refugee Response Fund) job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree or
    higher in Education to MSc/MA/MEng level in a relevant subject or
    equivalent field experience
  • At least five years of management experience including working in
    emergency response, direct experience in implementing large, multi-thematic
    and multi-location programs
  • Experience managing high-quality ECHO funded project(s).
  • Experience managing large education programs for an international
  • Demonstrated skills in program planning, and all aspects of project
  • 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 strategically.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of ECHO regulations and policies.
  • Inter-personal skills to influence and guide staff and partners in
    identifying programming opportunities and resolving program challenges.
  • Experience applying remote management techniques.
  • Commitment to the values and mission of Save the Children.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Fluency in English
  • Experience working in a refugee context.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the title
link below.
Deadline: 29th March 2019
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