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Project Manager, Development Initiative for Northern Uganda

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

ITA Uganda is seeking to recruit a qualified person to fill the vacant position of Project Manager for the IITA-led DINU Project. The position will report to the Country Representative of IITA in Uganda.

Educational Qualifications
The candidate should at least have a Master’s degree in biological or social sciences or its equivalent from a recognized university with experience in agricultural technology transfer and management of partnerships.


• Provide overall leadership and coordination of project team to ensure that project targets are achieved within the set timelines and corresponding budgets.
• Develop elaborate work plans for all actions and activities of the project.
• Coordinate planning, implementation, reporting, monitoring, and evaluation of the project.
• Create efficient mechanisms for synergies and extensive sharing of knowledge between the three  result areas.
• Prepare the periodic financial and technical reports which include - quarterly, semi-annual and  annual reports.
• Liaising with similar DINU and other projects in Lango and Teso to ensure synergies and cohesion.
• Establish and strengthen productive partnerships with public (district) and private sector partners to  facilitate learning and knowledge sharing.
• Organize coordination-planning and review meetings with the project implementing partners.
• Work closely with the MEL officer to develop a performance management plan for the projects and monitor the implementation processes to track milestones.
• Contribute to publication of action research results and success stories.
• Perform any other activities as may be assigned by supervisor.

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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