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Saturday, December 8, 2018

Project Manager Job at Malteser International - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Project Manager 

Jobs at:
Malteser International 

Deadline of this Job:
14th December 2018 

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda 

Date Posted: 7th December 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time

Malteser International, the worldwide relief agency of the Order oi Malta for humanitarian aid works in more than 26 countries in Africa. Asia and the Americas. for people in need, regardless of their religion, origin or political affiliation, its mission is to provide emergency relief as well as to implement rehabilitation measures and to facilitate the link between emergency relief and sustainable development. Christian values and the humanitarian principles or impartiality and independence form the oasis of its work to the following areas: Relief, Reconstruction & Rehabilitation; Health & Nutrition; Water, Sanitation,& Hygiene (WASH); Livelihood & Social Procramsand Disaster Risk Reduction. Malteser international is present in Uganda since l 994. Currently Ml implements a development project with the German Ministry of Cooperation supporting the development project emergency medical services In Uganda. piloting in Kampala metropolitan area ; For the aforesaid project-Mialteser International is looking for an experienced,

  • Planning and organizing project activities according to the objectives, indicators, work plans and approved budgets.
  • Following up, updating, and readjusting project-work and time plans together with the technical, administrative and logistics staff
  • Follow up on all activities, address difficulties encountered, and forward issues to the Malteser international SMT where necessary
  • Produce work/project plans and provide monthly reponse on " agreed Key Performance indicators for all activities
  • Manage project work plans, reviewing them regularly in order to ensure that tasks and milestones are achieved in a timely manner.
  • Always be on top of all project activities and status.
  • Ensure regular and timely project progress documentation/reports
  • Ensure efficient and efiectlve administrative systems are in line with the projects objectives
  • Be aware of the status of budget consumption and financial planning and expenses
  • Take active part in the project issues/risk management process, by contributing to the identification and prioritization oi existing and potential issues and risks, and help to develop mitigating strategies and controls.
  • Use sound judgment to identity which issues and risks should be forwarded and prepare relevant reports/documentation.
  • Represent the project in meetings and other fora with government and stakeholders
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships and network with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ensure that the working relationship between the EMS team and its key stakeholders are positive and constructive.
  • Assist stakeholders in developing and achieving their project work plans
  • A Master's Degree in Business and Management Studies or . related field
  • Any medical/clinical background is desirable
  • 3-5 years of experience as Project Manager/assistant project manager in the management of development projects
  • Knowledge of the Ugandan Health Care System, MoH-structures, central and local governmental structures
  • Excellent communication skills including verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Proven ability to work effectively both independently and in a team
  • Demonstrated willingness to the flexible and adaptable to changing environment and priorities
  • Strong multi-tasking and organizational skills
Starting date: February 2019
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Duration of contract: 12 months Salary according to qualification and experience
Kindly note that this a national position with a local contract.
Job application procedure
If you are interested in this position, please apply online at: 
Submit your application (CV, letter of motivation, copies of academic certificates and three professional references)
Application deadline is 14th December 2018 at 16hrs
Please note that Malteser international in Uganda does not ask any applicant payment for any recruitment process