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Project Manager Job at Oxfam - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Project Manager [ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Administrative & Office ]

Jobs at: Oxfam

Deadline of this Job:
24th May 2019
Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: 10th May 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
Post: Project Manager-Business Development Services National Contract, Fixed Terms
Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.
That means we tackle the inequality that keeps people poor. Together we save, protect and rebuild lives. When disaster strikes, we help people build better lives for themselves, and for others. We take on issues like land rights, climate change and discrimination against women. And we won't stop until every person on the planet can enjoy life free from poverty.
We are an international confederation of 19 organizations (affiliates) working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.
In Uganda, our program is anchored on three broad themes deliberately focused on Women's Rights: Governance and Accountability, Resilient Livelihoods and Humanitarian Preparedness and Response.
All our work is led by three core values: Empowerment, Accountability, inclusiveness.
Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behavior at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us. Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and may be subject to appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. Oxfam is looking for a competent person to join our dynamic, innovative and committed team in the above position..

The Project Manager Business Development Services is part of the Resilient Livelihoods team and reports to the Resilient Livelihoods Thematic Manager. The position is responsible for the implementation of Oxfam's Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SME) Development project in Uganda by directly managing the project as well as directly engaging with businesses (SMEs) and other key stakeholders such as policy-makers and impact investors.
As part of a larger team, the Project Manager also provides input into broader organizational activities such Country Strategy development or other private sector related projects like SMEs and Value Chains development which are core areas of Oxfam's work in promoting inclusive business/social enterprises and engendering pro-“poor value chains.

Skills and experience:
A Masters’ degree in Business Administration (preferably majoring in business development) or other relevant field; at least five (5) years demonstrable experience in Project Management working with or within SMEs or start-ups, developing business plans, overseeing training and support programmes, accessing finance, and relevant professional experience in an lNGO setting. Knowledge of small businesses, social & environmental impact, impact investing, policy environment; Commitment to Oxfam’s goal to end poverty, its policies and its core values; Analytical, conceptual thinking, influencing, communication, presentation and facilitation skills. Ability to demonstrate sensitivity to cultural differences, openness and willingness to learn about the application of gender/gender mainstreaming, women's rights, and diversity for all aspects of our work and Commitment to Oxfam's safeguarding policies to ensure all people who come into contact with Oxfam are as safe as possible.

Job Qualifications: Not Specified

Job Education Requirements: A Masters’ degree

Job Experience Requirements: five (5) years

Job application procedure
Please follow the links Below to access the detailed Job Description and submit your application by 24th May, 2019. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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