Project Manager NGO Career Jobs – World Vision International

Job Title:  Project Manager

Organisation: World
Vision International

Reports to: 
Area Coordinator

Duty Station: 

About US:

World Vision Uganda
is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization
dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome
poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World
Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people
whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is
conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks,
including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child,
Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”


Job Summary:    The Project Manager will primarily manage
the overall project and teams. Responsible for implementing the WV component of
anticipated livelihood project, including oversight to all project staff in
Moyo and Adjumani, procurement, internal reporting, external liaison etc. The
incumbent ensures technical oversight and delivery of the different project
components, prepares work plans and activities’ budgets, guidelines and
supervises field teams.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

Quality Resilience
and Livelihood programme Implementation and sustainability

  • Implements activities as described in the project proposal based on
    WVU country policy
  • Take lead in project planning, budgeting, and implementation and
    monitoring of progress in line with donor requirements.
  • Responsible for financial cash flow planning and expenditure
    monitoring, approval of expenditures and related cost allocations, on the
    basis of approved project budgets.
  • Human Resource Management (at individual- and team level) for all
    staff and volunteers under the Project.
  • Supervision and periodical evaluation of the performance of the
    staff members of the project Team.
  • Maintaining effective coordination and working relations with donors
    and other relevant stakeholders at field level

engagement and advocacy

  • Take overall lead in the coordination of field level activities
  • Facilitate the engagements of stakeholders during planning and
    development meetings, workshops and other fora.
  • Develop the farmer’s capacity to improve production and productivity
    of selected enterprises of desired quality by the market through
    demonstrations to farmer’s
  • Organize quarterly review meetings for partners and communities at
    the project sites to reflect on programmes/projects approaches, tools,
    impact of interventions, best practices, exit and sustainability
    strategies as well as create spaces and opportunities for action-learning
    and debate
  • Ensure Integration of the project with other Resilience and
    Livelihood on going activities including that of World Vision and

Reporting and knowledge management

  • Prepare high quality reports, both narrative and quantitative
    information and reporting on relevant indicators and outcomes. Ensure that
    all reports are delivered according to high quality standards and are
    always submitted on time as per WVU standards.
  • Reporting – monthly and quarterly financial reporting, including
    realization of activities versus budget utilization; (Providing input to)
    narrative and financial programme reporting;

Annual review of
progress towards project objectives;

  • Work closely with Operation Manager to identify partners who will
    support the implementation of the project within the Area Programme after
    the project phase-out.
  • Take lead in documentation and sharing of Impact/success stories and
    best practices to promote learning.

Child Protection
and Wellbeing

  • Monitor the wellbeing and child abuse cases and report any incidents
    in line with child protection policy and guidelines.
  • Work with local leaders to protect children from child violations
    and abuses
  • Sensitize children including most vulnerable, guardians/parents and
    other stakeholders about children’s rights and responsibilities.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant for the World Vision Project Manager job placement
    should preferably hold a degree in agriculture or economics or
    International development, agribusiness or forestry or any other relevant
    discipline. Master degree will be an added advantage. Bachelor’s degree
    with 7 working year experiences or preferable a Master degree
  • Five to seven years of relevant professional work experience in
    project management, Livelihoods and microfinance enterprise development
  • Entrepreneurship, micro finance and strong agribusiness skills
  • Computer literate
  • Writing and reporting skills
  • Networking and influencing skills
  • Knowledge of West Nile, Uganda and displacement/refugee settings
    will be an added advantage
  • Ability to communicate in applicable local language(s)
  • Passion for children.
  • Track record demonstrating high integrity, reliability and
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Proficiency in English, knowledge of the local language will be an
    added advantage
  • Project management skills
  • People management skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly to the team and the other
  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision
International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.


Please follow
instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s
e-recruitment portal.  Qualified female candidates are particularly
encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 27th August 2019

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