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Project Manager

International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR) Uganda

This is a Full-time position in Kabale posted March 10, 2022.

Project Manager Jobs in International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR) Uganda Kabale vacancies in Kabale at International Institute of Rural Reconst

# Job Description

International Institute of Rural Reconstruction IIRR Uganda is part of an
International Development, training and research institution that was
established back in 1960 with the mandate of empowering rural communities and
those who works with them to develop innovative yet practical solutions to
poverty reduction through community-led development approach and widely share
lessons learned to encourage replication. IIRR operates a global training
centre from its headquarters in the Philippines, Asia with regional offices in
both Asia and Africa. In Africa, IIRR has country offices in Uganda, Kenya,
South Sudan, Ethiopia and Zimbabwe. In Uganda, IIRR was registered in 2006.

International Institute of Rural Reconstruction IIRR in Partnership with the
Global Land Tool Network GLTN, facilitated by United Nations Human
Settlements Programme UN-Habitat, is implementing a project titled;
Community based Land Registration and Land Use Planning on Customary Land in
Kabale District, South Western Uganda. The project will be implemented for 14
months with possibility of extending. As such, IIRR is recruiting a dedicated,
qualified and experience personnel to lead the technical team in the capacity
of the Project Manager

Under the overall supervision of the Programs Director, the Project Manager is
the technical head of the project and he/she shall perform the following roles
and responsibilities among others that may be assigned from time to time:

1\. Planning and Coordination
• Represent the project to the different stakeholders including but not
limited to Sub County, District and at National level
• Represent the organisation in multi-stakeholders platforms and networking
• Regularly work with the Programs Director and the Country Management Team to
ensure project coordination of project implementation
• Ensure cordial working relationship with different stakeholders including UN
Habitat and other implementing partners

2\. Program quality
• Lead the project team in developing annual, quarterly, monthly and weekly
work plan and present for approval of the Programs Director
• Provide technical guidance in the implementation of all project deliverables
• Ensure that all planned project activities are implemented and all
deliverables are achieved within the specified timeframe
• Provide guidance and technical advice to the project team and country
management team so as to ensure quality and timely implementation
• Document and share key interventions strategies, good practices and lessons
• Prepare progress report; monthly update, quarterly progress, bi-annual,
annual and end of project reports

3\. Staff development and supervision
• Regularly undertake assessment of staff capacity gaps design appropriate
capacity development plan at the project level
• Conduct performance appraisal for the project staff and make recommendation
to the Country Management Team through the Programs Director

4\. Monitoring, Documentation, Learning and Communication
• Develop and implement a communications strategy and risk management plan
• Organise and conduct regular project monitoring and document best practices,
lessons learned and success stories
• Monitor and regularly review strategies for achieving targets efficiently
and effectively

• A minimum of a University degree in Land Use Management, Land
Administration, Lands and Surveys, Agriculture, Economics, Law, Natural
Resources Management or related fields;
• A minimum of 2 years’ experience in managing land related project
• Relevant experience in governance and access to natural resources, land
• Work experience in the South West region will be an added advantage;
• Working knowledge of the local language is another added advantage.
• Experience in project management
• Good report writing and presentation skills
• Excellent interpersonal skills

• Results Focus;
• Teamwork;
• Communication;
• Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Improvement.
• Ability to live in rural areas in Western Uganda

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Email:: [email protected] OR [email protected]

Interested candidates are to apply by email with an up-to-date CV and cover
letter including contacts of at least 3 referees,1 of them MUST be the current
or most recent work supervisor and addressed to:

**The Country Director,**
**International Institute of Rural Reconstruction,**
**P. O. Box 35536, Kampala; Uganda,**
Email to: [email protected]; with copy to; [email protected]

Closing date and time for receiving applications is 23rd March, 2022 at 5:00pm

Project Manager Jobs in International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR) Uganda Kabale vacancies in Kabale at International Institute of Rural Reconst

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