NGO Jobs – Project Facilitator–Equity and Quality in Education (EQE) at Plan International

Organization: Plan
Reports to: Project
Manager – EQE
Duty Station: Uganda
About Plan:
Founded 75
years ago, Plan International is one of the oldest and largest children’s
development organizations in the world. We work in 50 developing countries across
Africa, Asia and the Americas to promote child rights and lift millions of
children out of poverty. Plan’s vision is of a world in which all children
realize their full potential in societies that respect people’s rights and
dignity. Plan is independent, with no religious, political or governmental
About Plan EQE Project:
International is implementing the Equity and Quality in Education (EQE) Project
which is a partnership with Educate a Child (EAC) and the Ministry of Education
and Sports (MoES) through the District Education Offices in Lira and Kamuli to
support 60,000 OOSC enroll and stay in school over a four year period. The
project focuses on girls, children with disabilities, children affected by
conflict, children living in extreme poverty and orphans. The project set
targets for both enrollment and completion of primary education for OVCs at
risk of not enrolling on time, at risk of dropping out and those who have
already dropped out and are wishing to reintegrate into school.
Job Summary: The Project
Facilitator will support the Plan International through the provision of on
ground coordination and day-to-day delivery of the planned EQE project
activities based on approved work plans by the supervisor. The incumbent will also
support the project manager in planning, implementation, partnership management
and reporting of the project.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
The incumbent will effectively manage the
implementation of programme activities to achieve project outcomes in line with
donor procedures and targets.
Manage agreed operation of the project on a
day-to-day basis, including planning and problem-solving tasks and escalation
to the Project Manager of risks to achieving project goals or deadlines.
Actively contribute to the implementation of action
plans that will improve enrollment and retention of OOSC.
Provide timely information to inform quarterly
progress reports to the Donor.
Assist the Project Manager in the implementation of
other relevant tools for the successful implementation of project plans.
Responsible for managing and coordinating the data
collection, assist in data analysis and report writing.
Continuously monitor and evaluate the project
progress in terms of the status of the project plan and regularly report to the
Project Manager.
Every month, the Project Facilitator will ensure
that the project progress log is completed in SAP.
Ensure the project plan is delivered against agreed
timescales as directed by the Project Manager.
Contribute to the preparation and presentation of
progress reports on the learning arising from the project.
Organise regular district specific performance
review meetings to assess progress but also to agree on and communicate any
changes in strategy with the key project stakeholders.
Ensure Plan’s Child Protection Policy and Guidelines
are adhered to in project implementation.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The Plan International Project Facilitator–Equity
and Quality in Education (EQE) should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in
Education, Gender studies, Social work, Law, Human Rights or equivalent in
A minimum of three years’ experience in coordinating
school based/ education projects in Equity, Access and Quality projects.
Past experience working collaboratively with
community organizations, schools, community agencies, and District Government
Prior exposure and experience in advocacy and civil
society strengthening is preferred.
Local Knowledge and understanding of development
education aims, methodologies of Kamuli district.
Excellent track record in coordinating initiatives,
networks or projects.
Excellent track record of at least three years
working experience in participatory governance
Excellent organisational, analytical, and management
Excellent facilitation skills including facilitation
of children and youth.
Exceptional skills in budget monitoring.
Excellent interpersonal, and communication (verbal
and written) skills.
Working knowledge of and experience with community
and school scorecards would be an advantage.
Ability to ride motorcycle.
Fluent in English and any of the languages commonly
spoken in Kamuli district (Lusoga).
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates should send their letters of application, together with
updated CVs, contact telephone numbers, copies of relevant certificates, names
and contact details of three references plus salary history and send to:
The Country
Human Resources Manager,
Plan Uganda
Email to:
NB: As a child
centered development organization, Plan strives to ensure that children are
kept safe in all the areas we operate. The organization further has a Child
Protection Policy that every staff is required to sign. Potential candidates
will be required to provide information confirming whether or not they have
ever been convicted of any child abuse crimes.
Deadline: 28th August, 2015
Please consider
your application unsuccessful in case you do not hear from us by 28th
October, 2015

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