Deputy Project Manager
Youth Encouragement Services (YES)
Deadline of this Job:
5th march 2019
Date Posted: 22nd February 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time , Currency: Ush
Youth Encouragement Services (YES) and Welthungerhilfe have been implementing a project named "Amaanl Rwenzori!" in Fort Portal since September 2015. YES, is a Ugandan NGO which has been in existence and operational since 2004. Welthungerhilfe is an International German NGO which has been cooperating with YES since 2011. Amaani Rwenzori! is a Youth Development Centre & Social Business which empowers the region's vulnerable youth through work-based non-formal vocational training combined with life skills and entrepreneurship; after which training process, the participants are assessed and issued the nationally recognised certificate known as the Worker's PAS by the Directorate of Industrial Training (DIT). Amaani Rwenzori! is part of the Skill-Up! program of Welthungerhilfe. Now, the two Partner Organisations seek to recruit suitably qualified individuals for the said project to occupy the offices listed here below:
Job position: Deputy Project Manager
• Initiate and support planning & strategy development in the two project components of skills development and social business
• Take lead in coordinating implementation of developed strategies, render corresponding supervision and produce coherent reports
• Together with the Project Manager, provide leadership to the teams in skills development and in social business units of pottery, fashion, beauty services, coffee & craft shop etc Take lead in partner & stakeholder management, coordination, liaising and networking Support in fundraising through writing concept notes and proposals in response to eligible funding calls among other fundraising strategies Plan, conduct and document meetings and workshops Support in marketing of the Youth Development Centre and Social Business Represent the Interests of Amaani Rwenzori ! in all relevant for including 'Skill Up!" workshops (this may
necessitate travelling outside Uganda at least once a year) Perform other relevant administrative and organisational development roles commensurate with the said office
Qualifications, work experience and related attributes:
Possession of a University Degree in Organisational Development Management, Public Administration, Social Sciences and other relevant management field is desired A minimum of 6 years with at least 4 years spent in 'mid-level' management of development projects) of working experience with an INGO/NGO and/or private organisation with social purpose The ideal candidate must be dynamic, articulate, innovative, reliable, a team player and passionate about youth and development issues. Should possess well developed interpersonal, communication, analytical and adequate leadership skills Postgraduate qualifications in the management field are an added advantage and so is working knowledge of Runyoro/Rutooro to case communication with the youth, apprentices, alumni, parents and trainers who are unable to express themselves in English Be adept in computer (inclusive of MS Office packages) and Internet use.
Job application procedure
Qualified East Africans should send their CVs to the email below
Mode of application: Interested candidates meeting the provided requirements should stridly submit by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org their application together with a curriculum vitae inclusive of 3 professional referees in no more than 5 pages in a single word or pdf format file.
NB: No copies of certilicates are required at this stage.
Deadline: Tuesday 5th of March 2019
Amaani Rwenzort! is located along Kanywankoko Road in Kitumba, East Division, Fort Portal Municipality, Kabarole District