CARE International Consortium Manager - DINU Jobs in Uganda

CARE International Consortium Manager - DINU Jobs in Uganda

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Consortium Manager

Application Deadline

  • 17th January, 2020

  • CARE International in Uganda seeks to recruit a highly motivated and qualified professional to fill the position of Consortium Manager- DINU.

  • All interested candidates, especially female staff, who meet the requirements for this position are strongly encouraged to apply.

    Job Summary

  • Reporting to the Program Manager WAYFIP the Consortium Manager will be responsible for;

  • Managing a CARE led consortium of two International NGOs and 2 national NGOs
    and 1 private sector led company.

  • Facilitating an integrated participatory approach in project management, supervision,
    coordination, planning, and implementation among Consortium members and partners,
    across the various locations of operation with a focus on cross-learning, 360 degrees
    accountability, and monitoring integration aspects.

  • S/he will oversee all project management, administration, procurement, financial and
    human resource management according to CARE and donor rules and regulations.

  • S/he will ensure effective implementation of the project’s visibility and communication

  • S/he will communicate regularly with CARE Denmark, the CARE Member Partner (CMP) that will hold the donor contract for this project about progress, general coordination and any key emerging issues related to the project.

  • S/he will also help facilitate the integration of the project with CARE’s longer-term and humanitarian programming. The Consortium Manager will act as CARE’s and the
    Consortium primary representative for the project in local, national, and international
    level fora.

  • S/he will facilitate smooth coordination between the Consortium members, local
    implementing partners and other agencies from Government as well as the key stakeholders like UN agencies, other INGOs, active in the delivery of Food security, maternal and child nutrition and incomes interventions to avoid duplication, leverage comparative strengths, and contribute to joint advocacy.

  • The
    Consortium Manager shall fully comply with safety and security procedures of CARE and should be accountable for it including with other relevant program implementation protocols.

  • S/he will model CARE's core values and particularly CARE's commitment to Gender
    Equity and Diversity and ensure CARE’s Safeguarding policies are upheld by all
    Consortium Members and stakeholders engaging with the Project

    NB Please refer to the JD attached for more details


    Required Education and Training

    Required Qualifications

  • Master's degree desired but BSC Agriculture or Bachelor of Development studies, or related field and sufficient proven experience is acceptable Required Experience

  • At least 5 years proven management experience of complex development programs, of
    which a minimum of three as Consortium Manager or leading / managing a team of partners;

  • 5 year experience in Food security, access to markets and income generation is key

  • Experience with gender based programming particularly gender Equity and Diversity
    and gender based violence programs required; ;
    Personal commitment to gender equality demonstrated by personal actions

    Application Procedure

  • Interested internal candidates should submit their application letter and most updated CV including the names, day time telephone contact and email addresses of three work related

    referees through our recruitment email ( by 17th January, 2020.

    Please indicate the job title in the email subject line.

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