Project Manager NGO Careers – 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
project teams, ensure technical oversight and delivery of the different project
components, prepares work plans and budgets, guidelines and supervises field
teams, procurement, internal reporting, external liaison etc. The Project
Manager works closely with leadership structures of both refugees and host
communities (District agricultural offices, Community development officers, LC,
RWC, religious and traditional leaders) in regard to livelihoods. The Project
Manager under the direct supervision of the Area Operations Manager, will
ensure that activities are approved, implemented, monitored and reported
according to agreed project plans in line with the donor and World Vision
Uganda (WVU) policies. The Project Manager Will be directly involved in the
implementation of project activities and will be based in Adjumani and also
provide oversight to Lamwo district.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Project Implementation and sustainability

·       
Implements activities as described in the
programme 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 Programme.

·       
Supervision and periodical evaluation of the
performance of the staff members of the programme Team.

·       
Maintaining effective coordination and working
relations with donors and other relevant stakeholders at field level

Community engagement and advocacy

·       
Take overall lead in the coordination of field
livelihood level activities

·       
Develop farmer’s capacity to improve production
and productivity of selected enterprises of desired quality by the market
through demonstrations to farmer’s

·       
Mobilize and facilitate the engagements of
stakeholders during planning and development meetings, workshops and other
fora.

·       
Ensure integration of project with other ongoing
Resilience and Livelihood activities including that of World Vision and
governments.

Stakeholders Engagement, Networking and Collaboration

·       
Engagement with key stakeholders for influence,
learning and resource development

·       
Actively represent WVU in key inter-agency fora.

·       
Engage and build relationships with key partners
and government counterparts.

·       
Work with the Area Operations Manager to
identify partners who will support the implementation of the project within the
Area Program.

Documentation, Reporting and knowledge management

·       
Network and collaborate with District Local
Government, OPM, UNHCR and other relevant stakeholders in the Project Area.

·       
Writes and submits comprehensive quarterly
progress reports, and specific activity reports, and any other reports when
necessary to supervisor in a timely manner.

·       
Reporting – monthly and quarterly financial
reporting, including realization of activities versus budget utilization;
(Providing input to) narrative and financial programme reporting;

·       
Semiannual and Annual reviews of progress
towards project objectives;

·       
Take lead in documentation and sharing of
Impact/success stories and best practices to promote learning.

·       
Organize quarterly review meetings for partners
and communities at the project sites to reflect on project approaches, tools,
impact of interventions, best practices, exit and sustainability strategies as
well as create spaces and opportunities for action-learning

Child Protection and Wellbeing

·       
Work to protect children from child violations
and abuses

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The ideal applicant for the World Vision Project
Manager job must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture, development studies,
economics or other relevant field (post-graduate degree is an advantage).

·       
At least five years’ experience in field-based
programme management roles in Resilience & Livelihoods sector

·       
Experience in community work and engagement
Agricultural, Economic Development and Livelihood is and added advantage

·       
Climate Smart Agriculture, Entrepreneurship,
micro finance and strong agribusiness skills

·       
At least three years’ experience working with
vulnerable communities and familiarity with humanitarian programming and
implementation

·       
Experience with relevant technical models such
as Village Savings & Loans, Local Value Chain Development and Ultra-Poor
Graduation Model.

·       
Experience in Monitoring & Evaluation.

·       
Capacity/potential in leadership, relationship
management/networking, and coordination.

·       
Good interpersonal skills, strong communication
skills, both verbal and written.

·       
Proven conceptual & analytical skills,
ability to take an evidence-based approach to programme design.

·       
Proven facilitation skills.

·       
Track record demonstrating high integrity,
innovativeness, creativity, reliability and dependable

·       
Proactive personality, self-driven and strongly
motivated.

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to submit
your application and complete Curriculum Vitae. Apply online by visiting World
Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.

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Deadline: 8th March 2020

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