Projects Manager EU SEP Project Jobs – Windle International Uganda (WIU)

  Projects Manager

Organization: Windle International Uganda (WIU)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Director
of Programs

About US:

Windle International Uganda (WIU) is a registered INGO whose
mission is to promote peace and development in communities through provision
and coordination of Education and training for Refugees and people affected by

About EU SEP Project:

With funding from the European Union, WIU is implementing
the Skills for Employment Project (SEP) which seeks to build the productivity
of refugees and host community youth and young women to overcome livelihood
constraints to consequently enhance and sustain their socio-economic status.

Job Summary:  The Projects Manager will be responsible for
the timely and professional execution, coordination, monitoring and evaluation
of all the auxiliary projects within the Education Management framework.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Take the lead in providing professional guidance
to the project task team for effective implementation of activities under the
Auxiliary Projects.

Support and promote Child Protection and
Safeguarding of the beneficiaries’ rights

Monitor the progress of project activities and
ensure that targets are met

Conduct regular support supervision visits to
verify activities at the field stations; provide comprehensive reports on
project progress for management and draft donor reports

Communicate with Project Coordinators on project
strategies and receive progress reports in this regard

Competently supervise and monitor activities and
performance of the Project Coordinators and Project Officers based at the field
locations and at the Head Office

Develop suitable and effective educational
monitoring and evaluation tools with guidance from the Monitoring and
Evaluation team

Ensure preparation of quality success stories
for all projects to enhance donor and WIU visibility

Monitor financial performance of each project
and ensure alignment to the project goals and timelines

Liaise and communicate effectively with donors
and partners and all implementing partners in their assigned regions

Represent WIU at inter agency and coordination
meetings pertaining to the Auxiliary Projects education programme

Document all project activities and ensure
comprehensive performance reports are drawn in accordance with set schedules to
inform decision making

Receive, review and analyze the reports provided
by Project Coordinator, M&E Officers for correctness, completeness and
verify the data and information therein

Advise the Director of Programs on trends
emerging from the field project reports

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The applicant must hold a Degree in Education,
Development studies, Social Sciences or any related courses;

A post-graduate qualification in Project
Management, Monitoring and Evaluation, Education Management or any related

Experience in dealing with donors

An advanced degree in any of the above fields of
study is an added advantage

At least three (3) years of progressive
experience gained within a humanitarian NGO is preferred

Strong analytical and documentation skills in
project management

Proven knowledge of Uganda Educational systems
and wide networks with key Education institutions

Able and willing to travel frequently to rural
areas and work in project environment

Ability to develop and supervise a team of

Ability to work independently within guidelines
and clear expectations.

Excellent computer skills (MS Word, Excel and
PowerPoint essential)

Experience of working with multimedia tools
(i.e. broadcast and video or radio technology, social media).

Excellent command of the English language,
(written, oral, comprehension) including highly

developed drafting skills; communication and
presentation skills

Personal Attributes:

High level of integrity, commitment and
professional responsibility.

Strong interpersonal skills

Ability to establish and maintain professional
relationships with relevant stakeholders.

Strong interpersonal and team building skills,
including the ability to work in a multi-cultural setting.

How to Apply:

All candidates are encouraged to apply online at the link


Deadline: 24th
February 2020

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