Jobs at Montrose Africa in Uganda- Project Manager

Job title: PROJECT MANAGER (Ugandan National), Uganda
Closing Date: Friday, 24 February 2012

MONTROSE is an international development services company providing support to clients operating in the developing world. We provide comprehensive services in the areas of technical assistance, social investment programming, project management and business development. Specialized in the sectors of health, water & sanitation, education and rural livelihoods , our clients include bilateral and multilateral development agencies, the private sector, Non-Governmental Organizations and other development stakeholders.


We are currently seeking a highly creative, organised, efficient and self-motivated Ugandan national to support the management of our projects. Key responsibilities of this position:

Management of projects from beginning to end of project cycle, including:

 Drafting/reviewing contract details  Developing a work plan with deliverables and timeframe which is realistic and monitoring progress throughout the duration of the project, ensuring time frame and deliverables are adhered to  Identifying potential personnel  Managing consultants and ensuring compliance to consultancy contract  Tracking contract (time line, reporting, payments) and deliverables  Project administration  Ensuring all logistics are undertaken efficiently  Providing oversight to Montrose personnel supporting management of the project  Monitoring contractual obligations and ensuring they are all met  Managing project budget  Drafting reports and tracking reporting time frames  Liaison with client  Preparing End of Project report  Preparing end of consultancy review  Analysis of project progress and content and providing feedback for improving projects  Travel, when required, to project locations to undertake management oversight and project review and assessments

Skills and experience

* Must be Ugandan national
* Minimum Masters' Degree in International Development, Public Health, Education or related fields
* Minimum five years' relevant experience in project management or related field
* Overseas/international experience preferred
* Experience in private sector an asset
* Strong organisational skills and attention to detail
* Excellent writing skills
* Highly numerate
* Excellent computer skills
* Ability to work to tight deadlines and under pressure
* High degree of flexibility and creativity
* Good interâ€personal skills
* Excellent English language skills, knowledge of Spanish and/or French an advantage
* Preference to those already located in Uganda or the region
* Location: Kampala, Uganda with local and international travel

How to apply:

Candidates who fully meet the above requirements should submit a detailed CV together with a covering letter explaining how you are suited for the position.

Documents must include a daytime telephone contact and email address. Applications should be emailed to by Friday 24 February 2012.
English LanguageNon-governmental Organizations

Deadline: 24th February 2012


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