Project Manager

Save the Children, Kampala, Uganda

Skill Required:, Project/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
7 to 10 Year
Closing Date for Applications: 
15th January, 2021

Job Description

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.



  • Minimum of Degree in Agricultural Economics, Economics, Social Works and Social Administration, Development Studies, Social Sciences or any other related fields of study;
  • At least 7 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 activities
  • 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 activities.


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