Project Manager Job – Finnish Refugee Council (FRC)

Job Title: Project Manager

Organisation: Finnish Refugee Council (FRC)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda


About US:

Finnish Refugee Council (FRC) is an NGO providing adult education and community development among refugees in Uganda since 1997 as an operational partner to OPM and UNHCR.


Job Summary: The Project Manager handles the project planning and implementation, supports M & E, writes reports. She/he is expected to have expertise on conflict resolution, peace building, leadership skills leading to social cohesion and community development. She/he has 2-4 persons to supervise.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead and coordinate project planning and implementation by ensuring that planned courses and activities are arranged, targets achieved within budget and timeframe.
  • Support and ensure active M & E and data analysis is done to guide adjustments to improve quality and effectiveness.
  • Ensure adequate monitoring, review of progress and beneficiary feedback to identify corrective actions.
  • Provide vision and expertise on developing techniques, methodologies and materials for civic training (particularly leadership training, conflict resolution).
  • Provide capacity building of staff and key stakeholders, create opportunities for learning.
  • Submit quality project reports to HQ and donor on time and in agreed formats.

Other tasks:

  • Contribute to FRC Country Strategy paper and support project proposal writing.
  • Ensure that plans and implementation incorporate gender, safeguarding, disability, HIV, environment and climate issues.
  • Contribute to upholding safeguarding principles within FRC.
  • Liaise with the civic & community development NGOs and government agencies at national level.
  • Contribute to advocacy and information sharing work.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant must hold a Master’s degree in Project Management / Conflict and Peace / Community Development / Development Studies / Social Sciences or any other relevant field.
  • At least three years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Proven expertise and experience in civic matters and community development.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and achieve results.
  • Ability to use standard computing packages and basic M&E data tools.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested applicants should Email Application to


Application and CVs should be one PDF document and a maximum of 5 pages

Include in your application letter:

  • Gross salary request,
  • Contact details (email and telephone) of 3 professional reference persons.



  • Please quote the Position in the subject line.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Do not email copies of certificates.


Deadline: 29th August 2022


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