Earn about 7m monthly as Sudan Project Coordinator – Youth at Saferworld

Organisation: Saferworld
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Sudan Country Manager
Salary Range: UGX 6,969,934 – 8,250,922 gross per month +
benefits
About US:
Saferworld
is an independent non-governmental organisation that works to prevent violent
conflict and build safer lives. We work with civil society, governments and
international organisations to encourage and support effective policies and
practices through advocacy, research and policy development, and through
supporting the actions of others. We work on or in more than 20 countries and
territories including the Horn and Great Lakes regions of Africa, South Asia,
China, Central Asia, the Caucasus, the Balkans and the Middle East.
About Saferworld Sudan:
Saferworld
has been working on conflict and security issues related to Sudan since 2008.
Our growing programme focuses on capacity-building for partners working for
conflict transformation in Sudan, as well as policy analysis and advocacy.
Job Summary: The Project Coordinator will significantly contribute
to the implementation of Saferworld’s Sudan programme, conducting tasks such as
advocacy, research, capacity-building, project development, and engagement with
partners. This post will focus particularly on our support to young people in
Sudan who are engaged in peacebuilding and conflict transformation.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Focusing on youth issues, lead in networking
    with partners, identifying opportunities for collaboration and development
    of new project ideas, including project proposals and fundraising.
  • Take lead in project management and support
    to partners, including in project implementation, financial management and
    reporting, and monitoring, evaluation and learning.
  • Build and strengthen effective relationships
    with potential partners and stakeholders and with relevant Saferworld staff,
    regionally, globally, an in London.
  • Actively contribute to the development of the
    overall strategy for Saferworld’s Sudan programme.
  • Ensure rigorous monitoring, evaluation and
    learning systems across the implementation of the programme.
  • Ensure quality implementation of projects.
  • Ensure compliance with Saferworld’s standard
    operating procedures and donor guidelines and protocols.
  • Update the risk matrix and ensure mitigation
    measures are in place.
  • Actively contribute to developing options for
    further fundraising and reporting to existing funders.
  • Perform any other duties as advised by the
    direct line manager.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Saferworld Project
    Coordinator vacancy should hold a Master’s degree in a relevant subject,
    or a first degree with additional relevant professional experience
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in
    non-profit project implementation, preferably in Sudan
  • Previous experience of working on conflict
    and/or peace-building issues
  • Demonstrated ability to network and establish
    collaborative relationships with a variety of actors
  • Demonstrated experience in project
    management, including financial management and donor reporting
  • Good contextual knowledge of Sudan
  • Excellent communication and writing skills in
    English
  • Ability to work in a team and also
    independently.
  • Willingness and ability to travel in the
    region
  • Prior experience of working with cultural
    groups and youth groups in capacity-building programmes is desired
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of
    conflict-sensitive theory and tools is an added advantage
  • Previous experience of partner
    capacity-building is desired
  • Fluency in the Arabic language is an added
    advantage
How to Apply: 
All
suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send a filled
application form, download
here
,  to Marie Aziz at
recruitment@saferworld.org.uk (Please use subject heading: Ref: SPC)
Deadline: 21st February 2016
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