Associazione Volontari per il Servizio Internazionale Project Manager - Uganda Jobs

Associazione Volontari per il Servizio Internazionale Project Manager - Uganda Jobs

Title: Project Manager

Country: Uganda

Closing Date: 08/04/2019

Duty station: Kampala

Starting Date: ASAP

Main objective:

AVSI is looking for a Manager for AVSI Energy Programs in Uganda in the areas of Rural Electrification and Clean Cooking.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Manage and Implement the Productive Use program for rural entrepreneurs and smallholder farmers in newly electrified villages, Rakai and Isingiro Districts

  • Scope opportunities for new energy programs in the country

    Detailed tasks:

  • Make sure program activities are implemented following the project work-plan

  • Prepare the project financial plan and monitor program expenditures

  • Prepare period narrative reports according to donor’s guidelines and support AVSI Administration in the preparation of the financial reports

  • Coordinate the project staff and provide guidance and supevision

  • Provide guidance in the program strategy in coordination with the AVSI Energy Focal person

  • Provide project feedbacks to the donor through periodic meetings and reports

  • Identify opportunities for new energy programs, and write project proposals under the supervision of the Energy Focal Point

  • Network with the relevant rural electrification stakeholders in Uganda

  • Any Other Duties identified by the Country Representative or the Energy Focal Point


  • Any Nationality

  • University degree, preferable in Business and Administration

  • At least 3 year of professional experience in program management in programs promoting micro-small and medium enterprises in sub-saharian Africa and/or energy access programs

  • Demonstrated ability to work proactively and independently, as wel as in a team

  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken

  • Good Knowledge of Microsoft Office (particularly Word, Excel and Power Point)

    How to apply:

    Send your CV by email to

    Please, specify in the subject of the mail the code of the position you are applying for. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

    Code: 1619-PM-UGA

    Include also:

  • Name, position and contacts (telephone and mail) of two referees

  • First date of availability to take up place in the field

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