Earn over 36m Annually as Programme Coordinator, International Citizens Service (ICS) at Restless Development




Organisation: Restless
Development
Reports to: Programme
Manager– Restless Development
Duty Station: Jinja, Uganda
Salary: Gross Annual; UGX 36,756,388
About US:
Restless
Development is an international non-profit organization which is embarking on
becoming the global banner carrier for youth-led development; demonstrating at
the grassroots and policy levels that young people can and must play a lead
role in development. Over the past five years, Restless Development has more
than tripled the size of its budgets and programmes, and has been repeatedly
cited as a model of best practice in youth-led development by the World Bank,
DFID, UNICEF and others.
About ICS2 Programme:
The
International Citizen Service 2 (ICS2) Programme will build on the strong
results and learnings of the ICS pilot and ICS 1 programme in Uganda. It will
continue to focus on high quality, youth-led and evidence based projects that
are at the very heart of Restless Development’s work with young people. The
three year project will target young people in and out of school with an
integrated Sexual Reproductive Health and Reproductive Rights, Civic
Participation and livelihoods for. It will be implemented through a peer
educator model in Iganga and Kayunga districts
Job Summary: The Programme
Coordinator will actively engage with the
International
Citizen Service 2 (ICS2) programme on a day-to-day basis to including hands on
support to, and capacity building of, programme officers team leaders and
volunteers.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
1.
Programme Development, Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting 30%
·        
Support the Program Manager with programme design
and identifying appropriate stakeholders and partners for programme delivery as
and when required
·        
Update all project stakeholders on project progress,
including the reporting of medical and safety and security incidents.
·        
Gather data and produce a project report in
accordance with the programme M&E framework
·        
The incumbent will assist the Team Leaders and
volunteers to produce case studies capturing impact and complete learning tools
including the KAP survey
·        
Offer timely technical support to Programme officers
to ensure that all programmes are designed, implemented, monitored and
evaluated within Restless Development quality standards;
·        
Identify and develop learning within programmes and
facilitate the sharing of this learning with partners, across programmes and
externally as appropriate;
·        
The incumbent will also manage the selection and
recruitment of team leaders and volunteers;
·        
Ensure proper planning, delivery and evaluation of
eight key trainings per cycle of volunteers (Preplacement, Team Leader
Induction, Team Leader Foundation, General Foundation, Mid-Term Review,
Debrief, Team Leader Debrief, and Action at Home) ensuring that set quality
standards are met
·        
Ensure the effective delivery of the completion of
Action at Home for ICVs and its attendant requirements.
·        
Work in liaison with other programme coordinators
for increased sharing and learning
2.
Volunteer Support 20%
·        
Offer timely support to and supervision of
volunteers through field officers and the Team Leaders throughout the
programme.
·        
In charge of promoting and encouraging appropriate
behaviour and ensuring compliance with safety, security and behavioural
policies.
·        
Make sure that all volunteers have a copy of both
the learning journals and the active citizenship packs
·        
Supporting Team Leaders to promote learning amongst
volunteers on global, cross-cultural and intercultural issues through the
delivery of training and learning tools and supporting youth led and on-placement
training throughout the program
3.
Relationship and Partnership Management: 15%
Directly and
through management of the Programme officers:
·        
Work effectively and with Team Leaders (both
national & UK) and act as a representative of
·        
Restless Development -ICS in the community and
partners at all times.
·        
Assist the host home and placement organization
hosting volunteers with promoting learning, cross-cultural engagement and
relationship building and the achievement of ICS development objectives
·        
The incumbent will build and maintain on-going
partnerships with leading NGOs and district governments;
·        
Ensure MoUs with key partner organisations are in
place and operational;
·        
Ensure that key staff at the District Government and
Sub-County Offices have a clear understanding of and regular involvement in the
Restless Development programme;
·        
The incumbent will identify opportunities for joint
activities with district government staff (e.g. shared workshops etc.).
·        
Prepare and submit quarterly reports to the relevant
District officials;
·        
Represent Restless Development in key
forums/platforms and meetings;
·        
Oversee the creation and maintenance of social media
tools for ICS on the national scale and contribute to global ICS communication
activities
4.
People Management and Development: 15%
·        
Ensure that all staff and volunteers have clear
performance objectives and development plans.
Line Manage Programme Officers, ensuring that they are clear on the change they
are contributing to and on their roles and responsibilities.
·        
The incumbent will also support, mentor and coach
the Project Officers as part of their professional development and help them to
be highly effective in their work.
·        
Implement an effective performance management system
in line with organizational performance and development guidelines.
·        
Ensure that programme officers work together to
share learning and to exchange skills.
5.
Financial Planning & Management: 15%
Working closely with the Programme
Manager and the Finance Unit:
·        
Steer the developing, managing and regularly
reviewing the programme budget;
·        
Assist in the development of donor expenditures
reports;
·        
Support development of annual programme budgets and
quarterly reforecasts;
·        
Ensure that financial transactions are in line with
Restless Development policies and procedures.
6.
Other: 5%
Other duties as required. Occasionally working on weekends and holidays
for which time off in lieu can be taken
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidate should possess a graduate-level
Degree in relevant field of study or equivalent work experience.
·        
At least two to three years’ experience of working
with and providing support young people from a wide range of backgrounds
·        
Prior exposure and experience of working
cross-culturally and able to communicate to a range of audiences and promote
sharing and learning between cultures
·        
Detailed working knowledge of community development
issues
·        
Significant experience of working in a supervisory
role.
·        
Demonstrated ability to promote self-awareness, learning
and development among individuals.
·        
Prior experience in managing and reporting against
programme budgets.
·        
Past exposure and experience managing staff,
including line and performance management.
·        
Demonstrated ability to identify, develop and manage
local/national partnerships.
·        
Excellent organisational skills and a methodological
approach to programme management.
·        
Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
·        
Ability to motivate staff to align behind a shared
vision and objectives.
·        
Highly organised, with excellent planning,
prioritisation and problem-solving skills.
·        
Proficient in Microsoft Office packages (Word,
Excel).
·        
Fluency (written and spoken) in English.
·        
Prior experience working in a youthful,
multicultural environment is preferred
·        
Prior experience as a volunteer with Restless
Development or other organization is an added advantage
·        
The individual must be results orientated, highly
self-motivated and have demonstrated analytical skills.
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send a completed
application, form, download
here
and send it to: ugandajobs@restlessdevelopment.org, stating the
vacancy job title Uganda – Programme Coordinator (ICS).
Deadline: Monday 14th September 2015 by
5pm (East Africa Time)
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