Project Manager NGO Careers – ADRA Uganda

Organisation: ADRA Uganda
ADRA Uganda is a Seventh-day Adventist church owned NGO whose mission is “To work with people in poverty and distress to create just and positive change through empowering partnerships and responsible action” ADRA works with and empowers stakeholders and upholds human dignity regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, political and religious affiliations.
ADRA Uganda in partnership with UNHCR is implementing a one-year Environment Protection and Renewable Energy Project to be implemented in the 5 Zones of Bidibidi Refugee settlement in Yumbe district, West Nile Region, starting January 2018.
Job Summary:  The Project Manager will be in charge of planning and implementing the project taking care of the technical and leadership roles as well as reporting to ADRA Uganda and / or UNHCR. S/he will lead a team of more than 5 staff and 50 volunteers.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the ADRA Uganda Project Manager job placement must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Natural Resources Management, Forestry, Environment Management, Renewable Energy or any related field.
  • Three years of hands-on field experience in managing Natural Resources or Environment Protection or Renewable Energy Projects especially in refugee settings.
  • Sound analytical skills, M&E and good report writing skills;
  • Substantial experience in working with or in collaboration with UN Agencies – particularly UNHCR.
  • The applicant should be ready to start work immediately and should be willing to reside in Yumbe district (Bidibidi Refugee Settlement) where the project office will be located.
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their handwritten applications indicating active phone numbers and email address with two referees and their full contact, a CV, and copies of the applicant’s certificates or hand deliver to: Human Resource Director, ADRA Uganda, Kireka Hill, P.O. Box 9946 Kampala, or ADRA Yumbe Coordination Office or via email to hr@adrauganda.org indicating the “position” on the envelope or in the subject line.
NB:Only short listed applicants will be contacted and if you do not hear from us 2 weeks from this deadline, then count yourself unsuccessful.
Deadline: 15th January 2018


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