TITLE: PROJECT MANAGER – SKILLS
DUTY STATION: Yumbe with 30% in Kampala
EMPLOYMENT BASIS: Full-time for 1 year and subject to a 3 month probation period.
About EDUKANS: Edukans is an international NGO with headquarters in the Netherlands and country offices in Malawi, Kenya, Ethiopia and Uganda. We provide marginalized children and youngsters around the world with basic education and vocational training. With over 30 years of experience, we built a solid theory of change that is guiding our work for quality education. Our mission is to create opportunities enabling children and young people to shape their futures with confidence and our vision is to pursue future proof quality education through a collective effort focusing on a safe learning environment, dedicated school management, quality trained teachers and home support by parents and community.
Project summary: The Skills development for enhanced employability of youth, women and girls of the refugee and host communities in northern Uganda project code named Yumbe Gamechangers focuses on transiting the youth from skills to employability in Yumbe district, in the Bidi Bidi refugee settlement.
The ultimate goal of this project is to enhance the employment opportunities and livelihoods of 400 refugee and host community youth and women in Yumbe through actionable labour-market-relevant, technical and transferable life skills development, and entrepreneurship support.
The Project Manager – Skills will be responsible for ensuring effective implementation of the project’s activities, overseeing project work-plan performance and task assigned to attain goals and objectives of the Yumbe Gamechangers project.
The Applicant should meet the requirements as follows;
Recognized University degree in a course related to the program’s goals, e.g. such as Development Studies, Social Sciences, Business Administration, and Community Development, ancillary formal vocational training in a field related to the project’s goals.
Profound knowledge on skills development in Uganda and working with refugee community and self-help groups is an added advantage
Excellent command of MS Office
Familiarization and understanding of NGO working frameworks
Willingness to stay in the project area and travel to the field for the purpose of implementing activities
Team player and Excellent Communication Skills
How to apply:
Applications should be in English and include the following:
i. A cover letter (1 page) in which you explain why you are interested in the position and how you meet the qualities and qualifications criteria as well as salary expectations.
ii. Concise and accurate CV (maximum 3 pages). The CV should include information about your qualification, relevant training courses, Work experience, name and contact details of 3 relevant references.
iii. Please send your Cover letter, CV and copies of Academic certificates by email to email@example.com with a subject line “Project Manager – Skills” by the 08th November 2022
We thank applicants for their interest in the position. However, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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