4 Project Director Job Opportunities – Compassion International

Organization: Compassion International
Duty Station: Budaka(1 Job), Kirika (2 Jobs) and Kwarikwar (1
Job), Uganda
      
About Compassion Project:
Agape
Pentecostal Fellowship Nabiswa, Deliverances Churches Budaka, Kirika and
Kwarikwar Baptist Church are Christ centered Evangelical churches 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. The incumbent will be expected to offer 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 Project Director 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: 
  • Oversees 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
    church Leadership and Compassion office.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidates for the Compassion
    International Project Director vacancies should at least hold a Degree in
    Development studies, Social Work, Education, Child development and
    Children’s Ministry, Business Studies, Social Sciences, Community
    Psychology and Theology.
  • Additional formal training in counseling and
    child development will be an added advantage.
  • Previous experience and current knowledge of
    HIV/AIDS intervention is desirable.
  • Skills in Project planning and management
    will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of Basic accounting is mandatory
  • The applicants must be mature born-again
    Christian with a sound testimony.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, a team
    builder and willing to take initiative.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Customer service orientation.
  • Proven 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.
  • Proven ability to learn and is innovative
  • The applicants should all have a personal
    relationship with Jesus Christ and be 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.
  • Ability to work with and influence others,
    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.
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 indicating indicate position
and church preferred addressed to;
The
Chairperson Overseer’s Forum,
Pallisa
Bukedea Child Ministry,
P.O.
Box 182 Pallisa. Uganda
N.B: The
applications should be hand delivered to Deliverance Church Budaka.
Deadline: 5th February 2016 by 5:00 pm.

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