Enabel Portfolio Manager Jobs in Uganda

Enabel Portfolio Manager Jobs in Uganda


Enabel in Uganda will be implementing a new Country strategy 2023-2027.

The overall objective is of the interventions is that “Young people and women in Uganda develop into active, economically independent citizens in a sustainable society that respects human rights and ensures quality basic services’’.

WeWork focuses on providing youth, and especially young women, with the right vocational & soft skills training, followed by post-skilling support, to generate an income and contribute to the economy through sustainable, decent work.

This objective will be pursued by addressing barriers both from the supply-side (employability) and the demand-side (entrepreneurship & enterprise development). The portfolio will consist of 4 projects in different geographies (in Rwenzori/Albertine, Busoga, West Nile, and Kampala) called “WeWork” and will follow an economic sector logic approach, with a focus on specific value chains in agriculture and the green economy.

Within this context, Enabel is seeking to recruit 1 (ONE) Portfolio Manager to manage the WeWork intervention inorder to achieve the specific objectives of the country portfolio and the intervention.

Job description-Major Roles and Responsibilities

Joining Enabel as the Portfolio Manager- We Work, you will be directly reporting to the Resident Representative and you will oversee the team linked to your project.

  • You steer the WeWork intervention towards high quality management inorder to achieve the country portfolio objectives;
  • You coordinate all the activities of the WeWork intervention in association with the project managers and partners;
  • You lead the team placed under your hierarchical responsibility;
  • You work at Enabel as a strategy officer, you create optimal conditions for implementing the Uganda country portfolio within the set frameworks of Enabel;

    Your Profile

    Required Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in
    Business Administration, Education Management, Development Studies or other relevant fields related to the area of expertise.

    Required Experience

  • Minimum 10 years of relevant experience in steering and managing large international development projects;
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in the private sector development, skilling, Entrepreneurship or related field to the core focus of the WeWork;
  • Minimum 5 years in a Management role with a team of staff;
  • Experience in managing diverse team of Ugandan and international experts and managers is an asset;
  • Experience working in the private sector is an asset.

    Required Skills and Knowledge

  • In-depth knowledge of project management methodologies;
  • Knowledge in the areas of Agriculture and Green Economy, skilling in the formal and non-formal sectors, entrepreneurship promotion and support to vulnerable youth and women;
  • Monitoring and evaluation competences;
  • You are result orineted;
  • Considering the working language of Uganda and the international environment in which you work, excellent knowledge of English is required.
  • You must also have a working /passive knowledge of both written and spoken French and/or also be willing to continue on the learning curve of French within the first 12 months of employment and thereafter.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Enabel Portfolio Manager Jobs in Uganda

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