Project Manager at Enabel

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  • Company: Enabel
  • Location: Uganda
  • State: Uganda
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: NGO Jobs in Uganda

Job Description

Enabel is the Belgian development agency. It implements the Belgian governmental cooperation. The agency also implements actions for other national and international donors. With its Belgian and international partners Enabel provides solutions to address urgent global challenges: Climate Change, Urbanisation, Human Mobility, Peace and Security, Social and Economic Inequalities and Global Citizenship. With 1.800 staff, Enabel manages about 150 projects in twenty countries, in Belgium, Africa and the Middle East.

Background Enabel in Uganda with funding from the Government of Belgium is seeking to recruit a Project Manager for the Social Protection Project to be based in Fort portal. The General objective of this thematic portfolio is: A sustainable improvement of the living conditions of the most vulnerable populations by investing in social protection systems and decent work to promote sustainable, inclusive and socioeconomic development.

Your Roles and Responsibilities • You ensure that all management domains of the project are covered (content/scope, planning, budget, quality, etc.) to ensure a smooth start-up, progress and the results of the project. • You provide expert input, in the areas of change management for teaching and education institutions management practices, to ensure the project objectives are achieved. • You co-ordinate the learning process of how the project contributes to the development of the teacher training sector to ensure that the knowledge and/or results generated through this process are disseminated. • You lead the team of which one is the hierarchical supervisor in order to have qualified and motivated staff. • You provide the necessary input and information for the further development of portfolio strategy choices, methods and tools in order to optimize country portfolio execution.

The Project Manager will report to the Portfolio Manager of Enabel in Uganda. Follow the link to get the full job details:

Profile-Required qualifications and experience • Masters in Social Sciences, Law, Sociology, Social Protection and Labour Rights, Economics or other related Humanities; • An additional Post Graduate Diploma specialized to Decent work/ Social protection and having experience in capacity building for public actors is of an added advantage. • A minimum of 10 years’ experience in Social Protection and Decent Work. • A minimum of 5 years’ work experience in the informal sector, NGOs relating to Social Protection and Decent work projects. • International experience in project management and implementation is an added value. • Previous experience (work or consultancy) with PSF, government institutions or trade unions, the ILO and other organizations active in decent work and/or social protection an asset • Knowledge of the ILO regulations and procedures would be an asset.

Required Skills and Knowledge • You have broad and in-depth understanding of the various aspects of international cooperation • You have knowledge in Job creation, private sector development and skilling. • You have excellent knowledge of the Social Protection situation and Policies in Uganda, institutional set-up of Uganda Social Protection institutions and the relevant stakeholders. Knowledge of other Social Protection’s system is an added value. • You have excellent knowledge of Social Protection provision systems at National and Operational level • You have proven ability to manage teams including personnel management and remote capacity project management proved (project planning and management of financial and monitoring procedures). • You have experience in leading work teams to the achievement of objectives and results as well as Leadership and People Management. • You have the ability to write reports on the organization’s strategy in the field of social protection and employment generated by employment-intensive investment or for the implementation of the project • You have good knowledge of policies related to social protection and decent work as well as of the related institutional set up; • You have very good information and communication technology skills (Excellent knowledge of MS office and internet). • You commit to the vision, mission and values of Enabel (

We offer A fascinating and varied job in an international environment. Following this publication, a three-year recruitment reserve is established for any similar position. The first position is scheduled to start between three and twelve months. Contracts are for the term of the project. A salary package that comprises the monthly gross salary between UGX 10,000,000 and UGX13,000,000 which is commensurate with experience and in accordance with our salary scales, medical insurance and a 13th Month package paid in December. Our job openings are for all who fulfil the conditions in the job advertisement. Enabel is committed to equal opportunities and diversity in its workforce. Recruitment is solely on the basis of capacity.

Method of Application

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, updated CV (curriculum vitae) of 4 pages’ maximum using the on-line application link below: Follow this link to apply on-line: Apply ON-LINE at the latest by Friday 26th November,2021 at 11:59 pm (EAT) Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Qualified and experienced women are encouraged to apply.
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