Project Manager Job Opportunity at Sawa World

Vacancy title: Project Manager

Type: FULL TIME.

Category: Social Services & Nonprofit

Jobs at: Sawa World

Deadline of this Job: Thursday, September 26, 2019

Duty Station: Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

JOB DETAILS:
Sawa World is an award-winning organization that uses an innovative approach to instantly transform the lives of unemployed and marginalized youth by giving them the skills to start micro-businesses in one day with locally-created and simple solutions to self-employment. We aim to impact 1 billion youth.
We want to know why you are the best person to join the Sawa World team on an exciting new project! Please make sure to include this in the body of your email.
Contract type: 12 months.

Duties
• Planning and overseeing of all project activities including solution workshops, marketing training workshops, refresher trainers, Solution and quarterly update video production and M&E activities
• Reviewing team deliverables (daily/weekly/monthly) and ensure quality control, including the M&E data collection and recording, training equipment purchases and field trainings, marketing trainings and the production of solution and quarterly videos and the financial tracking of the project
• Drafting all activity reports (quarterly, monthly and any other report as needed) -this will also require the assessment of financial reporting of the project by working closely with the accountant
• Liaise with client staff in Uganda and abroad. This includes in-person meetings, Skype calls or email communication
• Working closely with the local project partners to implement the project goals and activities
• Organizing and leading project meetings at the Solution Centre and representing Sawa World at project meetings outside of the office
• Having weekly review meetings of activities, goals and challenges with the Project Team and Country Director
• Managing basic financial management of the project activities and working with the accountant to record all project-related transactions

Key Qualifications
• Completed a university degree in International Development, Project Management or other related fields
• Has 3 to 5 years of experience in developing impactful programming for vulnerable youth and communities
• Has managed small to medium-size project teams ranging from 5 to 10 people
• Able to travel across Uganda and work on weekends and evenings when needed
• Has strong written and verbal communication skills and a solid working experience with Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
• Has a professional and trustworthy personality
• Social and fun to be around.
• Has a strong passion for eradicating poverty using local solutions
Salary range UGX 1,000,000 (gross income)

Job Education Requirements: Completed a university degree in International Development, Project Management or other related fields

Job Experience Requirements: 3 to 5 years of experience in developing impactful programming for vulnerable youth and communities

Job application procedure
Submit your CV and cover letter indicating why you want to work with Sawa World, and why you are the best candidate for the position to careers@sawaworld.org
Deadline: Thursday, September 26, 2019.
Please only apply if you meet the qualification criteria and kindly note that only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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