Earn 2m monthly as Program Coordinator at Educate!

Job Title:   Program Coordinator
Organization: Educate!
Duty Station: Gulu, Uganda
Salary: UGX 2 Million Shillings
About US:
Educate!’ develops young leaders and entrepreneurs in Africa. Educate!
provides a proven mix of a leadership and entrepreneurship course, long-term
mentoring, and practical experience starting an enterprise for secondary school
students. Educate! is working with over 20,000 diverse youth across Uganda,
growing to a staff of 53 in just five years, and has already incorporated its
curriculum into Uganda’s national education system to reach 25,000 students
annually. The organization has received the Ashoka Fellowship and several
international awards and grants, proving out a program model that can be
replicated across Africa.
Job Summary:  The Educate!
Program Coordinator will actively support a team of District school Program
Officers across the Northern region. The Program Coordinator will join the
Program Manager and support Educate! across 7 Community Units in Northern
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
1. Program School Oversight:
  • Lead the northern region on school
    partnerships and support program officers in the areas of partner school
  • Manage the northern database of partner
    schools and 2015 school recruitment activities.
2. Community Unit Oversight;
  • Manage the budget for Northern region.
  • Oversee 7 program officers directly.
  • Offer timely technical support in key
    program partnerships in the northern region.
  • Carry out program monitoring to inform
    program design and strategy.
Program Reporting:
  • Oversee the northern team in program
    reporting according to key indicators.
  • Work closely with the M&E team and
    program officers to run effective monitoring systems, carrying out staff
    appraisal for direct reports.
  • Send bi-monthly reports for northern
4. Financial Logistical
  • Approve all field expenses for northern
  • Guide the Program Manager on budget
  • Ensure the regions logistical needs are
    met sufficiently.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should exhibit a
    passion for working with young people;
  • A minimum of three years’ work experience,
    two of which in program management;
  • Possess strong organizational skills and
    excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Past experience working with schools or in
    the education sector is preferred.
  • Foster a high-performance culture through
    motivating and supporting a team of talented individuals.
  • The incumbent should be highly proactive
    and excited to work in an entrepreneurial, fast-paced environment
  • Be a problem-solver who can manage new and
    unexpected challenges
  • Working knowledge of principles of program
    management and communication.
  • Exhibit commitment to the professional
    development of him/herself and his/her team
  • Believe that Youth Drive Everything
  • Always Learning
  • Exceeds Expectations
  • Highly flexible and Open Minded
  • Only Solves a Problem Once
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send an updated
CV, copy of university transcript and a cover letter to the email address:
ugandajobs@experienceeducate.org. Please write “Program Coordinator”
in the subject line. If someone referred you for this position, please include
his/her name in the subject as “Referral: His/Her Name”.
Deadline: 27th March, 2015.
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