Emergency in Education Project Manager NGO Careers – Save the Children International


Job Title:    Emergency in Education
Project Manager

Save the Children International

Duty Station:


About US:

Save the Children
International is an international relief organization that was established in
the United Kingdom in 1919 to improve the lives of children through better
education, health care, and economic opportunities, as well as providing
emergency aid in natural disasters, war, and other conflicts.


Job Summary:  Save the Children is seeking job applications
for an Education in Emergency Project Manager in Western Region of Uganda. Save
the Children’s focus will be on child protection, education (Accelerated
Learning Program), including cash grants for the ALP students. The Project
Manager 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.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

ideal candidate for the Save the Children Emergency in Education Project
Manager job must hold a Bachelor’s degree or higher Education in MSc/MA/MEng
level in a relevant subject or equivalent field experiences.

At least
five years of management experience including working within emergency
response, direct experience in implementing large, multi-thematic and
multi-location programs experience managing high-quality ECHO funded

managing large education and/or child protection programs, focusing on child
friendly spaces, ALP, etc. for an international NGO.

skills in program planning, and all aspects of project management.

skills in leadership and supervision of staff and in building and maintaining a
high performing team.

in promoting children’s rights and gender, including participation in
programming, design, implementation and evaluation.

to analyze information, evaluate options and to think and plan strategically.

knowledge of ECHO regulations and policies.

skills to influence and guide staff and partners in identifying programming
opportunities and resolving program challenges.

applying remote management techniques.



to the values and mission of Save the Children.

oral and written communication skills. Fluency in English required. 

working in a refugee context.


Save the Children is
an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified
talent, persons with disabilities and female candidates are encouraged to


Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever
stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents


How to Apply:

All candidates who
wish to join Save the Children should apply online at the link below.




Deadline: 29th January 2021


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