Initiative Manager Job 2023 at Kamuli by Care International

Initiative Manager Job 2023 at Kamuli by Care International Career. Care International, an international NGO operating in Uganda, is currently searching for a highly qualified Initiative Manager to join their team.

Initiative Manager Job 2023 at Kamuli by Care International

CARE International is a global leader within a worldwide movement dedicated to ending poverty. CARE works around the globe to save lives, defeat poverty, and achieve social justice. We put women and girls in the centre of our work because we know that we cannot overcome poverty until all people have equal rights and opportunities. CARE has been working in Uganda since 1969 and we work across all the regions of Uganda. The goal of our 2021-2025 business plan is to reach 10 million people, through our lifesaving and gender transformative humanitarian, development, and nexus programs.

Vacancy Post Name:

  • Initiative Manager – EYE Project

Number of Vacant Post

  • 01 (One)

Organization Name:

  • Care International

Last Date to Apply

  • 15th March 2023

Job Location

  • Kamuli, Uganda

Employment Type

  • Full-time

Education Requirement:

  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following fields: Public Health, Medicine, Nursing, Mid- Wifery, Women and Gender Studies, Social Sciences, Social Work, Development Studies or a related field
  • A Master Degree and/or a Post Graduate Diploma in the relevant field is a MUST.

Experience Required

  • Expert level knowledge and at least five years practical experience in behavioral change communication, SRH, and/or GBV programming in rural Uganda, preferably with refugee and/or displaced populations.
  • Advanced knowledge and at least 7 years of proven practical project management experience -managing large geographically dispersed project sites, with consortium member organizations and implementing partners.

Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • Participate or lead country office assessments/ studies aimed at fact-finding in line with resource mobilization for CARE Uganda. This will involve both desk /literature reviews and field-based assessments.
  • Drawing from the objectives and agreed-upon activities in the project proposal, develop detailed yearly and quarterly implementation plans and related budgets;
  • Closely monitor the detailed implementation Plan (DIP) to ensure timely implementation of activities within available resources and immediately report any problems or deviations;
  • Technically manage the implementation of transformative activities to promote Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights for Out of School girls in all WAY and EYE Universal project sites.
  • Coordinate and manage the design of the baseline, midterm review, and end-line/final evaluation.
  • Facilitate and document regular project reviews with key partners and ensure these reviews inform project implementation and are used to improve project quality.
  • Ongoing identification of staffing needs, recommend changes in staffing structure as needed, and developing/adapting job descriptions as needed;
  • Support direct reports in accountability and performance management including writing periodic reports on their tasks as well as consolidating reports for internal purposes and donor reports while ensuring that reports are a true reflection of implementation and show progress, challenges, and lessons learned.

Required Competencies:

  • Developing Teams: Using appropriate methods and a flexible interpersonal style to help build a cohesive team; facilitates the completion of team goals.
  • Diversity – Promoting, valuing, respecting and fully benefiting from each individual’s unique qualities, background, race, culture, age, gender, disability, values, lifestyle, perspectives or interests; creating and maintaining a work environment that promotes diversity.
  • Adaptability- Expected to well adjust with the country, the cooperating environment and the Project team to function effectively and efficiently.
  • Excellence: Sets high standards of performance for self and/or others; successfully completes assignments; ensures interactions and transactions are ethical and convey integrity.
  • Integrity: Maintains social, ethical, and organizational norms; firmly adheres to codes of conduct and ethical principles inherent to CARE.

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