2 Compassion International Project Director Job Placements – Bukedi Anglican Diocese

Organization: Compassion
International
Duty Station: Uganda
       
About Compassion Project:
Bukedi Anglican
Diocese is a Christ, centered Evangelical diocese committed to fulfilling the
great commission as mandated by our Lord Jesus Christ in Matthew 28:16-20. They
are currently working in partnership with Compassion International in the
Ministry of Nurturing Poor Children, and releasing them from poverty in Jesus
name.
Job Summary: The Project
Director will serve as the team leader of the project staff. He /she will
provide knowledge, guidance and technical skills to children, project
committee, parents, fellow project workers and church leadership in areas of
spiritual development, project planning and budgeting, comprehensive
healthcare, social and skills development, and academic advancement. The
incumbent will also ensure that all programmatic, financial, health and sponsor
service aspects of the project are managed efficiently and effectively. S/he
shall be an active minister in the local church where s/he is posted.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Working within ones influence, serves as an advocate
for children and their caregivers who live in poverty and are not able to speak
out for themselves. This includes being informed about issues affecting
children and influencing others to greater involvement on their behalf.
·        
Manages the day to day running of the activities of the
Project for effective implementation of the program.
·        
Supports the Overseer in implementing the standards
of the partnership agreement as the lead technical staff within the
partnership.
·        
Update and maintains books of accounts including
cashbooks, voucher registers, posts entries to various accounts. This includes
Compiling Project financial statements, including fund balance summary and
expense summaries, reconciliation sheets for specific accounts, bank reconciliation
and budget reports.
·        
The incumbent should have a personal relationship
with Jesus Christ and is a strong Christian witness who demonstrates a
courteous, Christ-like attitude in dealing with people within and outside of
the Church, and also faithfully upholds Child Ministry in prayer.
·        
Prepares and sends reports to the church leadership
and Compassion as a means to monitor and evaluate the program.
·        
Uses his or her vast experience to challenge,
motivate and encourage the church to think of other ways of mobilizing
resources that can      provide sound learning
opportunities for children in all areas of child development in order to
prevent creating a dependency syndrome.
·        
Perform any other duties as assigned by the Bukedi
Diocesan Leadership and Compassion office.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant should hold a Degree in Development
studies, Social Work, Education, Child development and Children’s Ministry,
Business Studies, Social Sciences, Community Psychology and Theology.
·        
Skills in Project Planning and Management will be an
added advantage. –
·        
Additional training in counseling and Child
Development will be an added advantage.
·        
Excellent interpersonal skills, a team builder and
willing to take initiative.
·        
Good computer skills.
·        
Prior experience and current knowledge of HIV/AIDS
intervention is desirable.
·        
Customer service orientation.
·        
Computer literacy skills and knowledge in Basic
accounting are mandatory.
·        
Demonstrated ability to apply and adapt established
accounting procedures to a variety of accounting transactions, problems and
situations.
·        
Excellent written communication skills and strong
verbal communication skills. Intermediate English ability is preferred.
·        
Previous supervisory experience desired.
·        
Ability to learn and is innovative.
·        
The applicant must be a mature born again Christian
with a sound testimony.
·        
Age: 30-40 years
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their handwritten applications
with complete Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of their academic documents, a
recommendation from your Local Church Pastor/Reverend with their day time
telephone contacts and postal addresses addressed to;
The Diocesan
Secretary,
Bukedi Diocese,
P.O. Box 170,
Tororo.
Deadline: 27th November 2015
by 5:00 pm.

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