Project Manager UNDP Careers – Save the Children International


Job Title:    Project Manager UNDP

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:  The Livelihoods Project Manager will oversee
the implementation of Uganda Host and Refugee Community Empowerment Project
(UHRC-UNDP Project). The PM will have direct responsibility for the project
team, reporting to the Regional Area Manager. The post holder will be
responsible for ensuring the project is delivered on time and within budget.
S/he will also will be responsible for all coordination with other actors and
officials in Obongi district and Parolinya settlement, including interactions
with other Save the Children projects and teams.


The PM will
work closely and liaise with the other senior project staff in other thematic
areas to spur integration and benefit from project synergies within the
response; while ensuring that project implementation is well aligned to
approved design, SCI program quality benchmarks and contributes to SCI’s
overall country and global outcomes and breakthrough for children.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The ideal candidate for the Save the Children Project
Manager UNDP job must hold a Degree in Agricultural Economics, Economics,
Social Works and Social Administration, Development Studies, Social Sciences or
any other related fields of study;

At least seven years of relevant professional work experience
in project management, livelihoods, microenterprise development;

Strong analytical and conceptual skills and the ability to
think and plan strategically

Strong skills and experience in all aspects of programme
development, including programme/project monitoring, review & evaluation.

Substantial experience of developing working relations
with government, community stakeholders and children

Understanding of social relations and commitment to
integrate gender, diversity and other power related issues into programme

Demonstrable experience and knowledge of effective
financial and budgetary control and managing grants.

Demonstrable skills in resource and staff
management/development and the implementation of appropriate policies,
procedures, and systems in relation to these.

An understanding of the role of INGOs and current
development debates, particularly participatory approaches, organisational
development and capacity building with/for both state and non-state partners.

Understanding of social relations and commitment to
integrate gender, diversity and other power related issues into programme



Knowledge of West Nile, Uganda, and displacement (refugee)
context preferred; and

Knowledge of a local language

Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation
skills and commitment to capacity building of staff, with proven skills as a
trainer/facilitator and mentor.

Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s
aims, values and principles.

Ability to be self-sufficient and resourceful.

Computer skills e.g. 
Word, Power Point and Excel.

Commitment to Save the Children values


How to Apply:

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




Deadline: 22nd January 2021


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