Job Details
Position: Project Manager: Targeting the Ultra Poor (TUP)AD# BI 030/18
No of Vacancy: 01
Job Description/Responsibilities:

Oversee all aspects of implementation of the key Graduation interventions and related activities including participant trainings, asset package identification and delivery, life skills coaching, formation of savings groups, health care support and social integration.
Supervise and monitor field operation activities through frequent field visits for smooth implementation of all programme activities.
Monitor all front-line staff, as well as coordinate with BRAC staff for expertise on agriculture/livelihoods, technical, health, finance and logistics.
Organize and conduct training, material development and process documentation of the training, as well as input on monitoring and knowledge management for the pilot
Serve as a representative of the project and support at all external activities including but not limited to technical donor reviews, implementation partner and stakeholder meetings, and relevant learning events, among others.
Report directly to the CR on each implementation activity, using documentation process/templates
Manage potential external technical consultants and partners to ensure high quality outputs.
Ongoing reviews of programme implementation areas and selection of branches, developing yearly targets, recruitment of staff, staff setup and training,
Develop proposals related to the programme and lead teams in key areas of project design, including budget development, proposal writing, identifying and developing new funding sources.
Educational Requirements:

Master Degree in Development Studies/Economics/ Anthropology/Sociology, with concentration/major in Development Studies/Sociology.
Experience Requirements:

About 5 years plus job experience in different development sectorsworking towards the improvement of livelihoods of ultra poor and marginal people through implementing integrated development interventions including microfinance and agricultural and off¬-farm.
Additional Job Requirements:

Experience of project proposal development/project management/coordination in establishing and managing TUP projects/livelihoods projects, including monitoring, evaluation, administration, finance, and logistics, in complex and challenging environments.
Technical knowledge on microfinance, food security, livelihood, nutrition, social protection, gender and diversity and environmental issues, and participatory approaches.
Direct involved on identify income generating activities and marketing related intervention for smallholder farmers/ultra poor through Market development approaches.
Development of training materials for facilitating marketing and other technical training related to income generation activities, marketing as well as organized, coordinated and facilitated different training for staff & counterpart.
High level of expertise in representation and negotiation with Government, Donors, partners and other stakeholders.
Ability to adapt or change priorities and take initiative where appropriate to deal with difficulties encountered in daily work.
Broad grasp of socio-economic policy issues with respect to food security and livelihood development in rural setting.
The ability to work independently, think innovatively and strategically and work effectively within a team.
Ability to conduct work in a professional and fair manner, and building relations with local authorities as a representative of BRAC.
Quality to manage local staff in a mature and impartial manner and addressing inequalities in all the key areas of responsibility.
Good management and pedagogical skills in the income generation, agriculture, food security and livelihood development program.
Capacity to manage a multidisciplinary and multicultural team.
Strong capacity building/training facilitation skills and experience.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English with different stakeholders.
Capacity building of ultra poor and local farmer organizations and market actors, dealers.
Good report writing skills, and experience in conducting surveys.
Ability to work under pressure and deadlines.
Diplomacy, tact and negotiating skills.
Strong financial/budget management skills required.
The ability to coordinate effective team work and to work effectively within a team.
Strong conceptual, creative and analytical skills and be responsible, flexible, culturally sensitive.
Computer skills (Microsoft office, Photoshop).
Age Range: N/A
Salary Range: Negotiable
Other Benefits:
Contractual
Job Location:
Uganda Country Office
Other Way to Apply:
If you feel you are the right match for the above mentioned position, please follow the application instructions accordingly: External candidates need to apply online through careers.brac.netor email their CV with a letter of interest mentioning educational grades, years of experience, current and expected salary at recruitment.bi@brac.net Internal candidates need to apply with their latest CV including all job assignments in detail with BRAC PIN and email to internal.bi@brac.net
Last Apply Date: 30/May/2018