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Project Manager

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Project, program management
  • Manager (team leader)
  • Full Time
  • Temporary
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Job Summary

For over 90 years, Save the Children has been making a difference in children's lives in more than 120 countries. We are the world's largest independent child rights organisation, underpinned by a vision of a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

Save the Children is an organization for talented people with different backgrounds and perspectives. We are proud that our people are representative of the children we work with and we thrive on our diversity. We are an equal opportunity organisation dedicated to our core values of Accountability, Ambition, Collaboration, Creativity and Integrity. Our culture is embedded in these values, along with a strong commitment to our Child Safeguarding Protocol, ensuring that all representatives of Save the Children demonstrate the highest standards of behaviour towards children both in their private and professional lives.

In Uganda, we implement programmes in five thematic programme areas of Child Protection, Child Rights Governance, Education, Child Poverty, Health and Nutrition in Development and Emergency contexts. Save the Children delivers programs in over 36 districts in the North, Rwenzori, North-Eastern, West Nile and Central regions of Uganda. We save children’s lives. We fight for their rights. We help them fulfil their potential.

We are currently looking for a Project Manager.


  1. Project Manager will support South Sudanese refugees and host communities Palorinya, Imvepi and Bidi bidi refugee settlement in Moyo, Arua and Yumbe districts respectively in the West Nile region of Uganda. The project aimed to respond to urgent needs for economic stabilisation and at supporting longer term self-reliance of refugees and hosting communities.
  2. Save the Children's Project Manager will create emergency livelihoods through cash for work activities for 30 days (i.e.7,500 work days) to 1,250 refugees and hosting communities in, and livelihood recovery options through microbusiness development to 1000 among them.
  3. Experience managing high-quality Japan/UNDP-funded project(s).
  4. Experience managing livelihoods projects, including small business development for an international NGO and demonstrated skills in program planning, and all aspects of project management.
  5. Experience in promoting children's rights and gender, including participation in programming, design, implementation and evaluation.
  6. Ability to analyze information, evaluate options and to think and plan strategically.
  7. Demonstrated knowledge of UNDP regulations and policies.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Temporary
Job type: Full Time
Location: Uganda
Area of work: Project, program management
Seniority: Manager (team leader)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required skills: Project management; Stakeholder communication; Project monitoring and evaluation (M&E); Reporting; Project preparation and planning; Project implementation; Economics and business
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Save the Children (Uganda)

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Save the Children has been operating in Uganda since 1959. The organisation’s work is guided by the National Development Plan and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Save the Children works with key stakeholders that include children, civil society organisations, communities, donors, the Government and the media in contributing to the realisation of children’s rights. Save the Children strives to create impact for children by delivering programmes through partnerships, by being innovative, by acting as the voice for and of children, and by achieving results at scale. In Uganda, we implement programmes in both development and humanitarian contexts.

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