Plan International Project Manager – Learn Jobs 2022 – Uganda NGO Jobs

Plan International Project Manager – Learn Jobs 2022 – Uganda NGO Jobs. Plan International Uganda looking for “Project Manager – Learn”. Applicants with a Master’s degree may apply on or before 05 August 2022.

Plan International is a development and humanitarian organisation which works in 71 countries across the world, in Africa, the Americas, and Asia to advance children’s rights and equality for girls.

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Plan International Project Manager – Learn Jobs 2022

The Plan International has published a job vacancy announcement on 22 July 2022 for qualified Uganda’s to fill in the vacant post of Project Manager – Learn to be based in Nebbi, Uganda.

Recruiter Plan International
Position Project Manager – Learn
Location Nebbi, Uganda
Country Uganda
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Master’s degree
Experience Required At least 5 years
Application Deadline 05 August 2022

Plan International Job Vacancy 2022

Job Purpose: Plan International is an independent child rights and humanitarian organisation committed to children living a life free of poverty, violence and injustice. We actively unite children, communities and other people who share our mission to make positive lasting changes in children’s and young people’s lives. We support children to gain the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to claim their rights to a fulfilling life, today and in the future. We place a specific focus on girls and women, who are most often left behind. We have been building powerful partnerships for children for more than 85 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.

Plan International Uganda will be implementing a LEARN project aligned to its new Country Strategy 2023-2027 using Sponsorship funding in East Central, Northern and West Nile Programe Areas. The LEARN project will cover three impact areas including: Early Childhood Development (ECD), Inclusive Quality Primary Education (IQE), and skills development for Adolescents and Young people in and out of School (SOYEE). A key strategy across each of these components will be to influence interventions in favour of comprehensive gender-responsive policies and strengthened social protection and sector-specific policies. Core components that will be covered under LEARN program will include: Early Learning, Teaching and Learning, Out of School Children, School Governance, School Environment (SGBV & WASH), Curriculum and Learning, Peace building & Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change, Life-Vocational and Entrepreneurship skills, Gender responsive parenting, and preparation of young people to be drivers of Change. The LEARN sponsorship project will be integrated with the sponsorship funded DECIDE activities.


  • Understands the project management cycle and utilizes tools (including detailed implementation plans) effectively to implement and achieve project results, and comply with donor requirements, government, and partnership agreements.
  • Achieves project results, and monitors appropriate benchmarks, targets and performance indicators.
  • Coordinates technical programme inputs to support a high quality of implementation ensuring that programmatic strategies are of high quality, based on best practices and in line with programme quality standards.
  • Articulates any changes in project activities, clearly and produce clear documents justifying changes, analysis of change impact, and budget impact.
  • Systematically reviews risks and challenges to quality implementation and compliance and develop clear and timely mitigation strategies including resources required.
  • Develops and implements a clear plan to strengthen programme quality and compliance in the project delivery.
  • Produces well-documented, accurate, and quality narrative/financial reports in line with reporting requirements.
  • Supports efficient knowledge management that helps learning, sharing, scaling up, and innovation.
  • Supports the Business Development department and the Technical Advisors in developing proposals that build on the initial achievements of the project and innovative approaches.
  • Promotes full integration of the project with other initiatives implemented in the same locations in close coordination with Programme Area Managers and other Project Managers.
  • Ensures a gender marker for the project is developed and reviewed on a quarterly basis
  • Manage project risks, ensuring they are effectively tracked and reported. Manage audit process and follow up audit action list.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Master’s degree in Social Sciences, Education, or its equivalent, with professional training on Adolescent Sexual Health programming.
  • At least 5 years managerial or technical advisory experience in the design, implementation and evaluation of ECD programmes, including donor compliance.
  • At least three years prior experience of managing partnerships as well as implementing donor projects
  • Knowledge of key donor requirements.
  • Knowledge of environment and current effective practices of ECD, Education and youth skills development and Civil Society Strengthening in Uganda.
  • Knowledge and experience of working with private public partnerships (PPP)
  • Conversant with government systems and structures especially Ministry of Gender Labour and Social Development and Ministry of Education and Sports, district local governments, and other line ministries, institutions, departments, and implementing agencies. Should be familiar with Ministry of Education and Sports planning and policy formulation, implementation, budgeting, accountability mechanisms, Monitoring and evaluation processes, etc.
  • Excellent coordination and organization skills. Able to work in a matrix environment and keep track of multiple priorities and adhere to deadlines
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in report writing, donor compliance and budget management.
  • Ability to Identify and synthesis best practices and lessons learned to promote knowledge management and sustainability.
  • Knowledge and application of research methodologies
  • Appreciation of gender issues in ECD, Education and youth skills programming.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and work cooperatively with partners
  • Ability to work in hard to reach hard to stay areas and familiar with programming for vulnerable children especially young girls and boys.
  • Promotes high performance among project staff and provides vision and direction.
  • Establishes effective partnerships with external stakeholders
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills, with ability to work with people from diverse cultures
  • Strong computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft software including MS Word processing, Power point presentation, Excel spreadsheets, e-mail and web-based research.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing, mentoring and coaching staff.

Other Details

  • Contract Type: Full Time
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply Plan International Project Manager – Learn Jobs 2022

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The Closing Date: 05 August 2022

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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