VSO Project Manager - Jobs in Uganda
VSO Project Manager - Jobs in Uganda
VSO is the world’s leading international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty.
Working in 24 countries around the world, our unique role in international development is to place committed volunteers with carefully selected organisations where their skills can have the greatest impact.
Our extraordinary volunteers live and work in some of the world’s poorest communities. Sharing their unique skills and experience to generate new ideas and new ways of doing things, helping the communities they work in lift themselves out of poverty.
We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change, that will impact generations to come. Join us and help us work towards our vision of a world without poverty.
Skills, qualifications and experience
Essential:At least a Bachelor’s degree in relevant area, e.g. social sciences or public health or related field.
Minimum of 3 years relevant experience of managing health projects with a particular focus on Social and Gender Inclusion
Demonstrated experience in mainstreaming social and gender inclusion in projects
Demonstrated experience of applying project cycle management practices at a project or community level
Demonstrated success at networking and partnership development
Proven experience in financial management, including budgeting, monitoring and managing expenditure
Proven ability to manage, develop and motivate others within a team
Demonstrated ability at successfully monitoring and evaluating projects
Evidence of leadership skills including handling complex situations to an effective conclusion.
Oral and written fluency in English, with confidence in communicating to a wide range of audiences
IT literate (Microsoft packages)
Self-motivated, ability to use own initiative, flexibility.
Excellent coordination and planning skills with experience of working under pressure. Time management skills.
Experience in safe guarding process and systems
Practical experience gained within an volunteering NGO context
Commitment to VSO’s work and values
Experience and knowledge of project location
Experience of youth livelihoods and empowerment approaches
Competencies and Behaviour
At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together.
Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies:
Ability to be open minded and respectful
Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations
Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships
Ability to seek and share knowledge
VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.
VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 30th April 2019
If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description for more information.
To submit your application, click on ‘Make an application’ and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.
For more information and job application details, see; VSO Project Manager - Jobs in Uganda
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