Project Manager (Bahia Project) NGO Jobs – Humanity & Inclusion (Handicap International Federation)


Job Title:    Project Manager

Organisation: Humanity
& Inclusion (Handicap International Federation)

Project Name: Bahia

Duty Station: 
Arua, Uganda

Basic Salary:
UGX 5,696,889 /=

Reports to: Operations


About US:

International Federation (operating under the name Humanity & Inclusion) is
an independent and impartial aid and development organisation working in
situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. We work alongside
disabled and vulnerable people to help meet their essential needs, improve
their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental


About Bahia Project:

Bahia Project is an
11 months project implemented by HI in coordination with Plan International in
Madi Okollo District (Imvepi and Rhino settlements). Its objective is to
Promote public health and support the protection of vulnerable populations from
contamination to Covid-19 as well as increased protection risks while restoring
their dignity and capacity to meet their basic needs through:

·       Containing the spread of the COVID-19
pandemic through strengthened prevention and response capacities of
communities, local and international actors.

·       Preserving the ability of the most vulnerable
and affected people to meet the additional food consumption and other basic
needs caused by the pandemic, through their productive activities and access to
social safety nets and humanitarian assistance.

·       Vulnerable affected communities having equal
access to essential services and the most vulnerable people putting in place
mechanisms for protection and resilience in the face of distress and/or risk of
violence and abuse.


Technical sectors of intervention cover: Public Health, MHPSS, WASH, Cash-based
intervention and Community-based response.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Operations
Manager and in direct coordination with Technical Unit, the Project Manager

Ensure operational
implementation of the project (project cycle management) and technical

·       Coordinate the implementation of the project
following the different steps of the project cycle in close coordination with
partners, national and local authorities;

·       Implement directly activities falling under
PM responsibilities;

·       Support technically project implementation;

·       Ensure appropriate monthly, quarterly,
half-year and yearly planning of the project activities;

·       Ensure project indicators follow and develop
adapted tools to do so;

·       Carry out support and follow-up missions in
the zones of intervention;

·       Identify implementation challenges and
propose appropriate solutions / adjustments;

·       Develop and timely submit internal and
external project reports respecting donors requirements and quality standards;

·       Pilot monitoring, evaluation, accountability
and learning processes related to the project;

·       Facilitate cooperation and synergies with
other HI teams (mutual planning and resources sharing);

·       Ensure coordination between project team and
technical unit through support requests and regular meetings according to the
needs to ensure intervention quality;

·       Pilot external evaluations processes and
ensure recommendations implementation.

·       Ensure proper coordination with partners and
other external stakeholders

·       Regularly inform and exchange with national
project lead on project level of implementation, challenges met and solutions

·       Ensure respect of partnership agreement with national
project lead;

·       Represent the project towards external
partners, local and national;

·       Represent HI in the different coordination

·       Contribute to partners’ capacity building
according to identified needs and project activities.

Ensure administrative
and financial management of the project

·       Together with support services:

·       Endorse budget holder responsibilities;

·       Establish annual budgetary planning and
monthly treasury forecasts;

·       Ensure proper and regular follow-up of
project’s expenses, analyse discrepancies, anticipate evolutions and propose
budgetary adjustments;

·       Ensure proper storage of project

·       Ensure respect of internal and donors
financial procedures (eligibility and flexibility rules);

·       Support the financial manager in the development
of financial reports;

·       Ensure respect of procurement and service
provision procedures (logistics)

Manage and support
project team

·       Ensure support and management of the project
team ;

·       Ensure development and evaluation of the
individual objectives of the project team;

·       Participate to the recruitment of the team
members if needed, respecting HI human resources standards and procedures;

·       Contribute to staffs capacity building
through skills and knowledge transfer;

·       Ensure appropriate flow and coordination of
information between project team and other HI services;

·       Ensure development and follow-up of
individual action plan

Ensure proper
external Representation and Coordination in his field of expertise
Within time and means constraints, and in
coordination with Operations Coordinator:

·       Support other project teams intervening in
the PM fields of expertise on technical aspects (indicators development,
training plans, proposal writing…)

·       Participate to needs assessments in
appropriate fields of expertise;

·       Contribute to new project design and to
programme strategic development reflexion

Respect of HI
identity, rules and policies:
coordination with the Human resources manager and the Operations Manager

·       Know, understand, apply and respect HI code
of conduct and ethics, HI mandate and values, HI rules and operating procedure,
HI policies (child protection policy, policy and mechanism for the prevention
of and fight against bribery, the protection of beneficiaries from sexual
exploitation and abuse policy) and make sure they are known, understood,
applied and respected by its team

·       Know, understand, apply and respect HI
security rules and make sure they are known, understood and applied by her/his


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       The ideal candidate for the Humanity &
Inclusion Project Manager job placement must hold a master’s Degree in Public

·       A post graduate Diploma in Project Management

·       Bachelor’s degree in Public Health,
Humanities, medicine or a related field

·       At least three years of professional experience
in an NGO at managerial position

·       At least two years of professional experience
in project cycle management

·       At least two years of professional experience
in Humanitarian Response related fields

·       At least two years of experience in the field
of health services, inclusion or livelihood/cash-based intervention

·       Experience in consortia lead projects

·       Experience in the fields of inclusion /
accessibility of services / services to persons with disabilities



·       Project cycle management and related tools
and methodologies;

·       Planning, monitoring and evaluation tools and

·       Knowledge of the Health Sector in Uganda

·       Capacity building, training and coaching

·       Perfect fluency in English: written and
spoken and strong writing skills;

·       Very familiar with MS Office (Word, Excel,
PowerPoint) and internet

·       SBCC tool development experience


Personal Qualities:

·       Proven managerial skills

·       Proven representation experience;

·       Ability to work under high pressure;

·       Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills

·       Good communication and networking skills

·       Strong interest in the fields related to HI



Starting Date:
As soon as possible

Length of contract: 11 months

Basic Salary:
UGX 5,696,889 /=



  • Humanity and Inclusion is an Equal Opportunity Employer, we
    encourage females and persons with disabilities to apply to become a part
    of our organization.
  • HI staff must adhere to the values and principles outlined in the
    Code of Conduct.
  • HI operates and enforces policies on beneficiary protection from
    Sexual Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti-fraud, bribery,
    and corruption.
  • HI does not solicit funds in exchange for employment opportunities.


How to Apply:

If you feel you meet
the requirements, please send an updated CV (3 pages max, including three
professional referees current and/or past line managers) with a cover letter as
One Document (DO NOT ATTACH CERTIFICATES) to HR department at
indicating the position


Deadline: Friday 13th March 2021 by 5:00pm


NB: Any efforts to
influence the recruitment process will lead to automatic disqualification. Due
to the urgency of this recruitment, HI reserves the right to fill the position
before the closing date


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