Multi Core Competency Project Manager job at Norwegian Refugee Council

Norwegian Refugee Council

Multi Core Competency Project Manager job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 08 February 2022

Hiring Organization: Norwegian Refugee Council

Job Details:

Position: Multi Core Competency Project Manager
Reports to: Area Manager
Supervisor of: Core Competency Team Leaders
Duty station: Kampala
Travel: 20%
Duration and type of contract: 10 Months
All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organisation’s core values: Dedication, Innovation, Inclusivity and Accountability. These attitudes and believes shall guide our actions and relationships.

Generic responsibilities
• Management of technical staff including Coordinators and Team Leaders
• Adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures
• Contribute to the development of Area strategies; initiate and participate in the development of relevant projects
• Coordinate and manage project implementation including work-plans, budget and other project documentation in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements
• Ensure that a capacity building plan for all staff is developed and implemented
• Implement technical direction and ensure high technical quality of projects
• Provide regular progress reports to the Area Manager
• Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need of protection, explore and asses new and better ways to assist
• Liaise and collaborate with relevant local authorities and other key stakeholders
• Ensure compliance with contractual commitments and implementation of key learnings from project implementation.

Specific responsibilities
• Lead in community based approach and protection analysis identifying the hard to reach and vulnerable populations
• Lead in an integrated and inclusive Project Cycle Management at area office level as per NRC standards including grants start-up, review and Closure meetings
• Work closely with Area Support teams to ensure the delivery of project materials and contractual agreement are done in a timely manner
• Contribute to the development of the Core Competencies strategies with centrality of protection, an integrated and inclusive eye lens
• Ensure systems for program quality control, monitoring and evaluation, and approach to identifying and acting on key learning in project implementation
• Assist with visits and coordination with external stakeholders in coordination with the AM
• Oversight of implementation of projects, including targets and budgets, in coordination with all project coordinators and team leaders
• Coordinate with finance department to ensure effective and transparent project progress forecast
• Ensure completion of work and development plans for all direct reports.
• Coordinate quality and timely development of donor reports
• Maintain the requirement level of performance capacity of local technicians, and identify the need for additional training.
• Contribute to proposal development, identify donor needs and challenges, develop area protocol for decisions on funding opportunities
• Regular visits to the area and sites of implementation for quality checks the of the ongoing and completed works, make correction and provide relevant recommendations.
• In coordination with the Specialists and Area Manager, represent NRC in coordination meetings with local authorities, line ministries and government agencies and NGOs when required
• Any other reasonable duties assigned by the supervisor- Area Manager

Generic professional competencies:
• Minimum 3 years of experience from a senior level project implementation and management position in a humanitarian, recovery or development context
• Experience in financial, asset and human resources management, budgeting and administration
• Knowledge of at least two of the following program areas: Community based approaches, cash-based interventions, food security and livelihoods, protection, ICLA.
• Previous experience working in complex and volatile contexts
• Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
• Experience developing proposals and project budgets
• Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
• Written and oral fluency in English

Context related skills, knowledge and experience:
• University Degree (Bachelor’s) in a Project Planning and Management, Social Work and Social Administration, Adult and Community Education, Development Studies or a related field.
• Post graduate or Masters Qualification will be added Advantage
• At least five years of Experience in Project implementation in crisis context with at least 2 years in leading and managing teams as well as Operational Coordination
• Knowledge of the context in Urban and South West
• Experience with community mobilization and engagement
• Experience establishing relationships and coordinating with government and traditional leaders
• Experience with community-based development and grants management
• Able to train and manage teams for effective quality implementation (to listen, advise, support, solve conflicts, motivate, etc.)
• Proven skills and experience in successfully managing field teams

Application procedure

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Date Posted: 2022-01-28