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Project Manager NGO Career Jobs - World Vision International


Job Title:  Project Manager
Organisation: World Vision International
Reports to:  Area Coordinator
Duty Station:  Uganda

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
Stakeholders 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 governments.
Documentation, 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 dependable
  • 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 stakeholders
  • 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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