Operations Manager - USAID/ BHA job at Save the Children

Save the Children

Operations Manager - USAID/ BHA job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 16 March 2022

Hiring Organization: Save the Children

Job Details:

Operations Manager - (1) position, Kampala
Save the Children International Uganda, is currently recruiting the Operations Manager for USAID/BHA funded Uthabiti: Building Resilience through Market-Led Livelihoods Opportunities Project. The Operations Manager will have the overall responsibility for providing leadership for the SCI component for effective delivery and development of projects in Lamwo & Isingiro district. As a member of project management team, and Uthabiti Consortium leadership group. s/he will be responsible for representing applicable SCI field issues to the Chief of Party and sharing in the responsibility for the direction, and oversight of SCI's operations. The Candidate will be responsible for supervising the MEAL and Award management components of the project and support the operations team in fulfilling its full spectrum role at the country and field office levels. The role will provide steer and support effective field operations management and program delivery in Lamwo & Isingiro. The Operations Manager will closely monitor key performance indicators for program delivery, as well as ensure that bottlenecks are addressed through the facilitation of collaborative work across functions. The Operations Manager will work closely with CoP, Director of Engagement and other technical teams of partner organizations in award coordination and management and ensuring that the project is integrated and there are synergies while ensuring that project implementation is well aligned to approved design, SCI program quality benchmarks and contributes to SCI's overall country and global outcomes and breakthrough for children.

• Master's degree in development, other social sciences; or bachelor's degree with 7 - 10years experience working within a complex NGO and matrix structure on Project cycle management
• Recommended 5 - 10 years management experience in an NGO environment, including significant experience in am implementing and managing large field-based operations and multi-sector programs
• Demonstrated ability to build and manage an effective team with at least three years of direct management experience, and/or expertise with remote operational/logistical/financial management.
• Familiar with effective financial and budgetary controls, management and understanding; managing grants from USAID
• Ability to plan, prioritize, and organise a substantial workload, for self and others, that includes complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities in both development and emergency contexts
• Ability to analyse information, evaluate options and to think and plan strategically
• Excellent interpersonal communication and presentation skills, as well as demonstrated credibility with colleagues and stakeholders at all levels of an organization
• A high level of resilience, willingness to travel frequently to field locations.

The Organization
We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realize the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
• No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
• All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
• Violence against children is no longer tolerated
• We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:
Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at
We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
Application closes on 16th March 2022 at midnight Ugandan time.
Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent, persons with disabilities and female candidates are encouraged to apply.
Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents

Application procedure

Please follow this link to apply: https://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=YS50YW1iYS41MTY1OS4xMjE4NUBzYXZldGhlY2hpbGRyZW5hby5hcGxpdHJhay5jb20

Date Posted: 2022-03-12