European Union EU Concern Project Jobs – Project Coordinator at Community Integrated Development Initiatives (CIDI)

Community Integrated Development Initiatives (CIDI)
Funding Source: European Union (EU) and Concern Worldwide
Duty Station: 
About CIDI:
Community Integrated
Development Initiatives (CIDI) is a National NGO that coordinates and
implements several projects in Uganda. CIDI works at the vanguard of community
development focusing on four thematic areas; water and sanitation promotion,
sustainable agriculture for food and incomes, health promotion, conflict
prevention and peace resolution. CIDI with branches across the country works
amongst the poor and vulnerable communities in both rural and urban areas to
improve their livelihoods.
About Project:
With funding from EU
and CONCERN Worldwide will implement a three year project in which is aimed at
imparting vocational skills targeting both young men and women of Karamoja in
both on farm and off farm activities. The project will be implemented in three
districts of Moroto, Napak and Nakapiripit.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Responsible for managing the Project including day to day project
    administration, implementation and supervision.
  • Ensure effective planning, implementation and monitoring of the
    project activities.
  • Work closely with other project staffs ensure that they carry out
    the field duties as required of them in line with their work plans and
  • Take part in and participate in organizing and conducting the
    targeted youth trainings in business skills development or on-farm
  • Responsible for advocating, networking and collaborating with other
    development partners including local entrepreneurs identified vocational
    skills training centers, government department and other stakeholders.
  • Responsible for convening project review meetings and for lobbying
    and Advocacy activities in pursuance of Project objectives at lower and
    higher government levels.
  • Working in liaison with other staff, prepare and submit progress
    reports on a regular basis as required by CIDI and the donor.
  • In close collaboration with the finance department ensure
    transparency and accountability in the use of program funds.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by
    CIDI Executive Director or his assignees for furtherance of
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The candidates should have suitable qualification in some of the
    following fields; agriculture extension, entrepreneurial skills development,
    social sciences, development studies.
  • Additional qualifications in project planning and management,
    monitoring and evaluation and previous work experience with youth
    development programs are an added advantage. A valid riding license is a
  • The ideal candidate for this position must have excellent training
    skills, agriculture extension or entrepreneurial development skills.
  • He/She must have a good grasp of the Ngakarimojong language to be
    able to deliver trainings to the youth majority of who are illiterate.
  • A minimum of four to five years’ work experience in similar
  • The applicant should have excellent report writing, communication
    and interpersonal skills, able to work with minimal supervision and beat
    tight deadlines.
  • The applicant should as well demonstrate knowledge of financial
    management and accounting skills, and good working knowledge of modern
    computer applications and emails/internet skills.
How to Apply: 
All interested and
suitably qualified candidates should hand deliver to CIDI offices in Matanyi
(Karamoja) or Soroti Regional Field Office or Kampala Head office or email
their applications with detailed updated CV together with copies of academic
certificates, recent passport photograph, with at least 3 referees with
day-time telephone number/email addresses to:
Human Resource
Community Integrated
Development Initiatives (CIDI)
P.O Box 692,
Kampala, Uganda
Plot 2809 Tankhill
Road Muyenga
TEL: 0414 510358
Please Email to:
Deadline: Friday 10th November 2014.
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