Portfolio-Manager Job at Enabel


Portfolio-Manager Job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2023 - 2024

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: May 31 2023

Hiring Organization: Enabel

Job Details:

Enabel is the Belgian development agency. It implements Belgium’s governmental cooperation. The agency also works for other national and international donors. With its partners in Belgium and abroad, Enabel offers solutions to address pressing global challenges - Climate Change, Urbanisation, Human Mobility, Peace and Security, Economic and Social Inequality - and to promote Global Citizenship. With 2,000 staff, Enabel manages about 170 projects in twenty countries, in Belgium, Africa and the Middle East.

Enabel in Uganda will be implementing a new Country strategy 2023-2027.
The overall objective is of the interventions is that “Young people and women in Uganda develop into active, economically independent citizens in a sustainable society that respects human rights and ensures quality basic services’’.
WeWork focuses on providing youth, and especially young women, with the right vocational & soft skills training, followed by post-skilling support, to generate an income and contribute to the economy through sustainable, decent work.

This objective will be pursued by addressing barriers both from the supply-side (employability) and the demand-side (entrepreneurship & enterprise development). The portfolio will consist of 4 projects in different geographies (in Rwenzori/Albertine, Busoga, West Nile, and Kampala) called “WeWork” and will follow an economic sector logic approach, with a focus on specific value chains in agriculture and the green economy.

Within this context, Enabel is seeking to recruit 1 (ONE) Portfolio Manager to manage the WeWork intervention inorder to achieve the specific objectives of the country portfolio and the intervention.

Job description-Major Roles and Responsibilities
Joining Enabel as the Portfolio Manager- We Work, you will be directly reporting to the Resident Representative and you will oversee the team linked to your project.
• You steer the WeWork intervention towards high quality management inorder to achieve the country portfolio objectives;
• You coordinate all the activities of the WeWork intervention in association with the project managers and partners;
• You lead the team placed under your hierarchical responsibility;
• You work at Enabel as a strategy officer, you create optimal conditions for implementing the Uganda country portfolio within the set frameworks of Enabel;
For full details of the job, click here: http://gofile.me/6QZru/XlpzYj7gM

Your profile
Required qualifications
• Master’s degree in Business Administration, Education Management, Development Studies or other relevant fields related to the area of expertise.

Required experience
• Minimum 10 years of relevant experience in steering and managing large international development projects;
• Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in the private sector development, skilling, Entrepreneurship or related field to the core focus of the WeWork;
• Minimum 5 years in a Management role with a team of staff;
• Experience in managing diverse team of Ugandan and international experts and managers is an asset;
• Experience working in the private sector is an asset.

Required Skills and Knowledge
• In-depth knowledge of project management methodologies;
• Knowledge in the areas of Agriculture and Green Economy, skilling in the formal and non-formal sectors, entrepreneurship promotion and support to vulnerable youth and women;
• Monitoring and evaluation competences;
• You are result orineted;
• Considering the working language of Uganda and the international environment in which you work, excellent knowledge of English is required.
• You must also have a working /passive knowledge of both written and spoken French and/or also be willing to continue on the learning curve of French within the first 12 months of employment and thereafter.
Applicants are also required to commit to the vision, mission and values of Enabel (https://www.enabel.be/content/enabel-vision-mission-values).

We offer you
A fascinating/interesting/varied job in an international environment.

• A contract of 45 months, starting date is 1st August,2023.

• A salary package that comprises the monthly gross salary, in accordance with our salary scales (class 7)
• The contractual conditions will be established according to the organisation's salary polices.

Following this recruitment procedure, a shortlist of successful applicants may be constituted which may be sourced in the next three years for similar job openings.

Every person who fulfils the conditions listed in our job advertisements may apply. Enabel is committed to equal opportunities and diversity in its workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of gender, origin, age, religion, disability status or any other factor other than competence.

Application procedure

Are you interested?
Submit your application letter (indicating your preferred duty location) and an updated CV (maximum 3 pages) via the link:


Deadline for submission of applications: Friday 26th May 2023 at 11:59 pm (EAT).

Only applications submitted via the above link will be considered. Qualified and experienced women are encouraged to apply

Date Posted: 2023-05-26




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