Project Manager Jobs – Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Uganda and South Sudan (KAS)



Job Title:    Project Manager

Organisation: Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung
Uganda and South Sudan (KAS)

Duty Station:  Kampala,


About US:

Uganda and South Sudan (KAS) is a political foundation, closely associated with
the Christian Democratic Union of Germany. In Germany and internationally, we
are committed to achieving and maintaining peace, freedom and justice through
political education. We promote and preserve free democracy, the social market
economy, and the development and consolidation of the value consensus.


Job Summary:  The position of Programme Manager supports the
implementation of the KAS programme in Uganda and South Sudan


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

in the development and conceptualisation of the KAS programme in Uganda and South
Sudan as well as the designing of activities, work plans, budgets, and
monitoring schemes

and implementation of KAS activities, including the development of concept
notes and budgets, administration of the activities and preparation of the necessary
financial and narrative reports

with key stakeholders from government and civil society in the relevant
programme areas in Uganda and South Sudan

with partner organisations in the development of partnership goals, design, implementation,
monitoring and evaluation of activities – including technical support in the preparation
of concept notes, budgets, programmes as well as assessing and supporting the logistical
needs of activities (including travelling to the respective areas of

the research and publication undertakings of KAS through the identification of research
topics, authorship and/or review of publication texts as well as taking part in
the identification of and communication with experts/consultants

undertaking research and preparing analyses on major developments (political,
social or economic) relevant to the KAS portfolio in Uganda and South Sudan

charge of managing the day-to-day presence of KAS Uganda and South Sudan in
social media; managing and facilitating the KAS social media community by
responding to social media posts; monitoring, analyzing and reporting on
performance on social media; constantly updating KAS related homepages

the acquisition, planning and implementation of externally supported KAS implemented

the financial and administrative functions of the KAS office

KAS in external functions and events

other duties relating to the KAS programme in Uganda and South Sudan as may be
assigned from time to time.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

applicant must hold a Degree in Social Sciences (Bachelor, Master, PhD) such as
Political Science, Human Geography, History, Sociology, Law, Economics,
Education, Communication Studies

years of experience in Project Management and Project Administration

Analytical skills

Communication, (copy)writing and editing skills (excellent command of English

knowledge of German and/or any other languages is a plus)

understanding of the use of a range of social media platforms, knowledge and understanding
of algorithms and search engine optimization

skills for contributing new and innovative ideas

You are
an excellent organizer and time keeper with the capacity to prioritize and able
to work across multiple projects and under time pressure.

You are
a strong and respectful team player who works goal-oriented and self responsibly
with little guidance and supervision.

You are
a reliable and integer personality and have demonstrated a high level of
adaptability to new environments.

You have
a positive attitude, strong collaboration and networking skills.

You have
an eye for detail and the ability to work accurately and are always eager to learn.

commit yourself to our Mission: Shaping. Democracy. Together.


How to Apply:

All candidates
should submit the following documents: CV, Letter of Motivation incl.
references and certificates of Academic Degrees to our email address


Deadline: 12th March, 2021.


Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview and might be asked to
submit additional documents.


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