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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Project Manager Job at Office of the Prime Minister - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Project Manager

Jobs at:
Office of the Prime Minister

Deadline of this Job:
30thJune 2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
Office of the Prime Minister with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is implementing a Project on strengthening Community Resilience to Climate Change and Disaster Risks in Uganda, in cooperation with key government ministries and departments. Given Uganda's high vulnerability to natural and human-induced disasters, the project will contribute to adaptation, transformation and resilience building by reducing vulnerability to climate and disaster risk, through provision of integrated and mutually reinforcing upstream and downstream support to address four bottlenecks, namely;
  • Gaps in policies and legal frameworks required to integrate and provide funding for climate change response and disaster risk reduction;
  • Gaps in capacities to implement climate change resilience and disaster risk reduction in an inclusive and coordinated manner, with guaranteed effectiveness and efficiency;
  • Weak capacities for adoption and adaptation of emerging technologies and methods for low carbon emission and climate change resilience; and
  • Weak public response to climate and disaster risk.
To ensure effective project implementation, Office of the Prime Minister is seeking to recruit qualified individuals to fill the following positions under the Project Management Unit;
Post: Project Manager
Salary: Attractive
No. of posts:1
Duration: One (1) Year Contract renewable upon satisfactory performance and availability of funds
Duty Station: Kampala
Reports to: Commissioner DPM
Job application procedure
For details refer to OPM website:
Deadline for submission: 30thJune 2017
Applications should be submitted to HR Office, 3rd floor, OPM Block, Apollo Kaggwa Road.