Project Manager- KFW (Refugee Response Fund)- National Position

We are currently recruiting for a Project Manager, KFW (Refugee Response Fund) to support implementation of Education Programs in the South Sudanese Response in Yumbe District.

On this role, you will be the principal representative of the project to the consortium and will work with Save the Children's field, regional and country offices, but will have leadership responsibility for the overall management of the award. S/he will provide strategic and operational leadership to develop and implement a successful program. The Project Manager will ensure adherence to overall technical and programmatic quality in implementation, compliance with donor rules and regulations, and the timely submission of all deliverables, including annual work plans, performance monitoring plans, reports as required.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is consistently dissatisfied with the status quo, but enough of a realist to understand when to drive for change and when not to; to help ensure positive and lasting change in the lives of the most marginalized and vulnerable children. In order to be successful you will bring or have:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree or higher in Education to MSc/MA/MEng level in a relevant subject or equivalent field experience
  • Minimum of 5 years management experience including working in emergency response, direct experience in implementing large, multi-thematic and multi-location programsExperience managing high-quality ECHO funded project(s).
  • Experience managing large education programs for an international NGO.
  • Demonstrated skills in program planning, and all aspects of project management.
  • Demonstrated skills in leadership and supervision of staff and in building and maintaining a high performing team.
  • Experience in promoting children's rights and gender, including participation in programming, design, implementation and evaluation.
  • Ability to analyze information, evaluate options and to think and plan strategically.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of ECHO regulations and policies.
  • Inter-personal skills to influence and guide staff and partners in identifying programming opportunities and resolving program challenges.
  • Experience applying remote management techniques.
  • Commitment to the values and mission of Save the Children.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Fluency in English required.
  • Experience working in a refugee context.
For more information, please see attached JD.

Location: Kampala, Uganda

Permanent - Full-Time

Closing date: Friday 29 March 2019

All jobs close at midnight UK time on the date specified

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