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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Project Manager Human Rights, Good Governance, Gender Equality Job at ZOA - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Project Manager Human Rights, Good Governance, Gender Equality

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Deadline of this Job:
30th June, 2017

Duty Station:
Amudat, Uganda

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Job details:
Reports to: Programme Manager
About US:
ZOA is an International Christian Non-Governmental Organisation for Humanitarian and Rehabilitation Assistance. We operate in 17 countries in Africa and Asia. Our mission is to assist in rebuilding the livelihoods of peoples who are affected by warfare, conflict or natural disaster. Our programmes in Uganda concentrate in the Acholi and Karamoja regions on Food Security, Livelihoods/Economic Development, Primary and Civic Education and WASH in close cooperation with counterpart structures.
Job Summary: The Project Manager Human Rights, Good Governance, Gender Equality will plan and implement a ZOAs human rights, good governance and gender equality project(s) in partnership with local CBO’s. Topics include the drive against FGM and Functional Adult Literacy.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
• Plans and implements activities and facilitates implementation of the human rights, good governance and gender equality project(s).
• Offers technical support and follows up on implementation plans of local CBO’s
• Ensures monitoring and reporting of activities in line with donor requirements, both ZOA’s and CBO’s
• Manages finances and expenditures according to the budget
• Contributes to preparation and planning of projects and provide input for new proposals
• Motivates and stimulates and supervises ZOA staff working on allocated projects and CBO’s
• Stimulates good team spirit and Christian fellowship among programme staff.
• Builds and strengthen good relationships with local authorities, other organizations and actors in the project(s).

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
• The ideal candidate for the ZOA Project Manager Human Rights, Good Governance, Gender Equality career opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication, Social sciences, Education, Gender or other relevant field
• A minimum of four years’ experience in project management
• Good management, planning, communication, reporting and facilitation skills
• Excellent command of English
• Inventive, creative and enthusiastic person (able to develop the best approach)
• Good computer skills,
• Self motivator, having the ability to work with limited supervision
• Previous experience in working with national partners
• Knowledge of Pokot and Swahili is an advantage
• Stable personality who enjoys working with little supervision and in a dynamic environment.
• (S) he should have the ability to endure some hardship.
• Possess a mature personality able to integrate and express Christian values like love and inclusiveness in rehabilitation work.
• Willingness to live and work in Amudat district
Job application procedure
All suitably qualified and interested Ugandan nationals are encouraged to send an application letter together with curriculum vitae and, names and contacts of three referees of which one is your pastor or priest, to:  in subject header: Attn. Project Manager Human Rights, Good Governance, Gender Equality. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.