Project Manager (SEBSIL) NGO Careers – Save the Children International

Job Title:   Project Manager (SEBSIL)

Organisation: Save the Children International

Duty Station:   Uganda


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 Project Manager will work closely with Education Specialist and the Senior Education Adviser to provide project implementation oversight of the SESSIBILL project as funded by Norwegian Embassy in Kampala implemented in the district of Moroto in the Eastern Region. S/he will oversee the programmatic and operational grant management and implementation including; planning, implementation, capacity enhancement, monitoring/ evaluation and reporting both internally (within SCI) and externally with stakeholders.


S/he will work across departments to establish systems and approaches for identifying, pursuing and maintaining effective partnerships that contribute to Save the Children’s strategic direction and support reaching breakthroughs for children in Uganda


In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant should preferably have demonstrated experience in all aspects of programme/project cycle management, including design, planning, implementation, and monitoring/evaluation.
  • Demonstrable experience with financial management; and budget/grants management and monitoring.
  • Substantial experience in external relations with government, community stakeholders and civil society.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English; excellent documentation and report-writing skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills, as well as training/facilitation skills.
  • Experience in managing and building staff teams. developing staff capacity.
  • Thorough understanding of Save the Children working principles and approaches Child Participation, Child Rights Programming, Partnership, Child Safeguarding Policy, Zero Tolerance, Monitoring and Evaluation, Programme Integration etc.
  • Proficiency in computer e.g. MS Word, MS Power Point and Excel.
  • Child participation: experience in implementing programmes or activities directly with/for children.
  • Experience in integrating gender, diversity, disability and related issues into programme activities.
  • Experience in implementing community-based activities including in rural areas, using inclusive, gender equitable and participatory approaches.
  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills and the ability to think and plan strategically
  • Ability to be self-sufficient and resourceful, proactive in identifying and addressing challenges, yet consulting and asking for assistance as needed/relevant.
  • Ability and willingness to travel to project communities and stay in basic conditions.
  • Willing to commit to Save the Children’s aims, values and principles.


How to Apply:

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


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Deadline: 8th August 2022


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