SNV Project Manager

at SNV Netherlands Development Organisation
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted August 11, 2020
Category Management
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

SNV Project Manager (Contingent to funding), Agriculture, Arua, Uganda
Country: Uganda

Company Description

SNV is a not-for-profit international development organization that applies practical know-how to make a lasting difference in the lives of people living in poverty. We use our extensive and long-term in-country presence to apply and adapt our top-notch expertise in agriculture, energy and WASH to local contexts. SNV has an annual turnover of €130 million, over 1,250 staff in more than 25 countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. We are proud to be a not-for-profit organization that uses project financing to implement our mission.

Background of the Position

The Agriculture Project Manager will lead and manage the planning, inception, implementation, closing and the workforce of the entire project, within scope, budget, timeline and acceptable quality levels along the commitments specified in the contracts signed with the donor(s) and other relevant stakeholders. The Project Manager shall work in line with SNV standards, SNV`s approach to project management and donor regulations, in order to achieve high quality and achieve the agreed results and deliverables of the project.

Major Responsibilities

Project set-up and design

Guide the programme set-up, including developing work plans, budgets and competence table with financial responsibilities and mandates
Initiates implementation of the project plan upon approval of the donor
Project Management-

Execute overall programme management
Leads, manges and motivates the project team, partners and relevant stakeholders.
Plans and assigns deliverables and activities, reviews their progress and addresses deviations in terms of timelines and quality, based on project planning, deliverables agreed and budget set.

Qualifications

Relevant advanced academic qualification at master's level;
Minimum of ten years of progressively responsible work experience in managing and implementing multi-faceted, multi-country donor-funded development projects;
Solid experience in project management, especially of EU funded project;
Able to strategically lead, inspire and energise project teams;
Preferable background in/understanding of agribusiness, value chain development and climate change;
Experience in Monitoring and Evaluation;

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