Project Manager: AAF-CF01

Job Summary:

Are you passionate about the rights of women and girls and supporting vulnerable individuals to attain better health outcomes and independence? Can you lead a team of dynamic and highly motivated volunteers and sessional staff and effectively collaborate with a range of stakeholders to deliver much needed support to young women and girls?

Africa Advocacy Foundation (AAF) is looking for a Project Manager to oversee the implementation Uzima Project. You will provide strategic and hands on support to project staff and volunteers and ensure effective provision of practical and emotional support to enable project beneficiaries’ access services to remain safe, attain better mental and physical health and lead fulfilling lives.

You will ensure the smooth delivery of the project by coordinating activities, supervising sessional workers, project volunteers, external staff or consultants e.g a counsellor to deliver on project goals. You will also work working closely with frontline professionals collaborating with AAF in delivery of services under the project remit. 

How To Apply
Please see the Job Description, Person Specification and the accompanying Application Form below.Interested candidates are invited to submit their application to reach us no later than Wednesday April 22, 2020. We will acknowledge all applications but will provide feedback only to shortlisted candidates.   Please note that we will only consider applications that are completed using the Job Application Form. We dont accept CVs or applications submitted without the application Form.

Proposed interviews dates are Monday 27th or Tuesday 28th April 2020​. All interviews will be conducted remotely by Skype or Zoom due to the impact of Covid-19.

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AAF is committed to creating an inclusive work and a work environment that reflects our diversities and the unique characteristics of the beneficiaries with whom we work. AAF is an equal opportunities employer and operates transparent and fair recruitment processes.

AAF takes seriously the safety and well-being of all children, young people and adults, and applicants will need to demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to best safeguarding practice. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS Checks

About Africa Advocacy Foundation

AAF is a registered charity established in 1996 that promotes better health, education and other life opportunities for disadvantaged people through practical support, advocacy, policy work, campaigns, information, advice, and training. We work with marginalised communities, in particular individuals affected by abuse, violence, sexual exploitation, harmful cultural practices e.g. FGM, forced marriages. We also support people at risk and those diagnosed with HIV, hepatitis, mental health, TB and those in the UK and across the EU/EEA and in parts of Africa

Uzima project is funded by The National Lottery Community Fund

Role Description

Application Form

Africa Advocacy Foudation